Posts Tagged ‘Abubakar Audu’

KOGI POLLS| Faleke Concludes his case at Tribunal

The Deputy Gover­norship candidate to late Prince Abubakar Audu in the November 21, 2015 governorship election in Kogi State, Hon James Faleke on Monday adopted his written statement in the petition he filed before the State Governorship Elec­tion Petition Tribunal sit­ting in Abuja , challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello as the governor of the […]

KOGI ELECTION| Faleke on Warpath, Swears “I Cannot Be Yahaya Bello’s Deputy”

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) deputy governorship candidate in Kogi, Mr James Abiodun Faleke, has stated that he will not be available for swearing in with Alhaji Yahaya Bello on January 27, 2016. Mr James Abiodun Faleke declared this at a meeting of APC stakeholders in Kogi West Senatorial District in Kabba, Kogi State. He explained that this was in […]

PDP Rejects Outcome Of Kogi Election, Labels It a “Kangaroo Election”

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kogi State has rejected the results of the supplementary governorship election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Professor Emmanuel Kucha declared Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the election after polling 6885 votes as against the PDP which polled 5363 votes. The party […]

FLASH| Court Okays Kogi Supplementary Election, Dismisses Wada, Faleke’s Suit

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed before it by Governor Idris Wada of Kogi state and that of James Faleke. The court also ruled that supplementary elections slated for December 5 in 91 polling units will go ahead as planned. Justice Gabriel Kolawole urged the parties to take their […]

On Kogi’s Inconclusive Election Debacle By Deji Adeyanju

INEC was wrong by asking APC to substitute late Abubakar Audu with a new candidate. INEC will also be wrong to have asked for a transfer of the late Audu’s votes to Falake or a new candidate who did not participate in the election. In an election, the electoral umpire cannot change the goal-post in […]

APC Set to Announce Abubakar Audu’s Replacement Tomorrow

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has stated that it is yet to endorse Yahaya Bello as replacement for its late candidate, Abubakar Audu in the Kogi State governorship election. Acting National publicity secretary, Timi Frank has said; “We are still consulting on the issue. We would take a final stand on the issue of Audu’s […]