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    ‘Show result of election from your polling unit’ — Yahaya Bello asks appointees

‘Show result of election from your polling unit’ — Yahaya Bello asks appointees

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has asked all his appointees to submit a report of their ''stewardship'' in the last election.Bello won the governorship election held in November.He polled 406,222 votes to defeat Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who secured 189,704, and Natasha Akpoti of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), who got 9,482.The governor won in [...]

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    ‘Kogi-west has moved away from ineffective representation’ — Yahaya Bello taunts Melaye

‘Kogi-west has moved away from ineffective representation’ — Yahaya Bello taunts Melaye

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has congratulated Smart Adeyemi, the newly elected senator for Kogi west on his victory at the poll.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the winner of the supplementary election in Kogi-west senatorial district, which was held on Saturday.Adeyemi polled 88,373 votes to defeat Dino Melaye of the [...]

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    The fight against gladiators and other factors that worked against Melaye

The fight against gladiators and other factors that worked against Melaye

Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated Dino Melaye, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, to reclaim his position as senator representing Kogi west. Melaye had sent Adeyemi packing from the senate in 2015. Melaye also floored him in the February 28, 2019 election. However, Adeyemi did not rest on his oars. For him, the battle did not end after [...]

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    Kogi govt: We will go after gunmen who attacked FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Kogi govt: We will go after gunmen who attacked FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Kogi state government has expressed “deep concern” over the attack on officials and players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, near Lokoja.The team members were on their way to Kano for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) day six fixture when the incident happened.The state government expressed confidence in the capacity of the operatives of operation total freedom to apprehend the perpetrators [...]

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    N’assembly clerk asks Yahaya Bello to mark electoral victory with sober reflection

N’assembly clerk asks Yahaya Bello to mark electoral victory with sober reflection

Mohammed Sani-Omolori, clerk of the national assembly, has asked Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, to mark his victory at the polls with a sober reflection, not merry making.Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), defeated Musa Wada, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, in the last goverorship election.In a congratulatory message to the message to the governor on Monday, [...]

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    EXTRA: Yahaya Bello’s deputy describes him as ‘governor with swag’

EXTRA: Yahaya Bello’s deputy describes him as ‘governor with swag’

Edward Onoja, deputy governor of Kogi state, has described Yahaya Bello as a "governor with swag".Swag is slang which loosely translates as being stylish.In a tweet on Sunday, Onoja said Bello is his "boss, leader and friend"."My boss, my leader my friend. Governor with swag! Who want tamper there?" he tweeted.My boss, my leader my friend. Governor with swag! Who want tamper [...]

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    Miyetti Allah: We contributed greatly to Yahaya Bello’s victory

Miyetti Allah: We contributed greatly to Yahaya Bello’s victory

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has congratulated Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, for his victory in the November 16 governorship election.In a statement, Mohammed Suleiman, state secretary of the organisation, described the victory as “well-deserved.”Suleiman called on the governor to use his second term to provide meaningful development for the state, urging him to embark on [...]

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    Yahaya Bello is a bigger masquerade than David Lyon, says Oshiomhole

Yahaya Bello is a bigger masquerade than David Lyon, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, as a bigger masquerade than David Lyon, governor-elect of Bayelsa state.Speaking with state house correspondents after he presented Bello to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, the APC national chairman said winning election for a new term shows the governor of Kogi is [...]

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    Be mindful of the CSOs you accredit to monitor elections, Yahaya Bello tells INEC

Be mindful of the CSOs you accredit to monitor elections, Yahaya Bello tells INEC

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to be mindful of the civil society organisation accredited to monitor elections.Some of the CSOs which monitored Saturday's governorship and senatorial rerun elections had raised the alarm over irregularities, citing instances.But speaking in an interview on Channels Television, Bello said the organisations that rated the elections poorly [...]

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    ‘Foot soldiers’, ‘naira rain’ — factors that aided Yahaya Bello’s second term

‘Foot soldiers’, ‘naira rain’ — factors that aided Yahaya Bello’s second term

The Kogi state governorship election has finally come and gone, with Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) returned to the Lugard House for a second term. Of a truth, Bello's victory did not come as a surprise to many who followed events leading to the poll and to those who monitored the exercise closely.Ibrahim Garba, the returning officer, [...]

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    Yahaya Bello reelected as governor of Kogi

Yahaya Bello reelected as governor of Kogi

Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been reelected as the governor of Kogi state.Bello polled 406,222 votes to defeat Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 189,704, and Natasha Akpoti of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), who got 9,482.The governor won in 12 local government areas out of the 21 in the state.He was [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘This is not an election’ — Melaye rejects result ahead of INEC declaration

VIDEO: ‘This is not an election’ — Melaye rejects result ahead of INEC declaration

Dino Melaye, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi west, says he has never seen an election like that of Saturday in his life.In a video he posted on social media, the politician alleged that all the returning officers in the senatoral district were compromised.He said the Independent National Electoral (INEC) ought to declare the exercise inconclusive because [...]

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    Yahaya Bello leading with over 180,000 votes — after results from 9 LGAs

Yahaya Bello leading with over 180,000 votes — after results from 9 LGAs

Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi state governorship election, is leading with a very wide margin in the results announce so far.The incumbent governor is ahead of the other 23 candidates with 184,430 votes margin in nine of the 21 local government areas where results have been officially announced.Bello got a total of 245,269 [...]

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    CDD: Politicians offering some INEC officials $1k each to influence Kogi poll

CDD: Politicians offering some INEC officials $1k each to influence Kogi poll

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says a political party is bribing officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi state with $1,000 each to buy them over and get them to do their bidding on election day.In a statement issued on Friday, CDD said trained observers deployed in different parts of the state confirmed the information.It [...]

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    Newcomer vs Buhari’s ally: These factors will determine the winner of Kogi guber poll

Newcomer vs Buhari’s ally: These factors will determine the winner of Kogi guber poll

In less than 24 hours, the electorate in Kogi will march to the polls to vote for who will become the next governor. At the last count, 23 candidates were cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to contest the governorship election but the exercise is no doubt a two-horse race between Yahaya Bello, the incumbent governor and candidate [...]

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    PDP to el-Rufai: Your plea came too late — Yahaya Bello is irredeemable

PDP to el-Rufai: Your plea came too late — Yahaya Bello is irredeemable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the plea made by Nasir el-Rufai on behalf of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, came too late.During a rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lokoja, on Thursday, el-Rufai and Philip Shuaibu, deputy governor of Edo state, appealed to the people of the state to forgive Bello for any wrong he has [...]

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