Posts Tagged ‘Kogi State Governorship Election’

KOGI ELECTION|Faleke Describes Supplementary Election As a Waste Of Taxpayers Money

The Audu/Faleke Campaign Organisation has described the supplementary election that produced Bello as Governor-elect as “unnecessary and a complete waste of tax payers’ money”. The group in a statement signed and issued by its Director of Media, Mr Duro Meseko, in Lokoja on Sunday, said that the final results of the election declared by the […]

#KogiDecides | Supplementary Election Witnesses Mass Turn Out, Relatively Peaceful

The supplementary election being held in 91 polling units witnessed an impressive turn out of voters across the 18 affected local governments areas of Kogi State. Accreditation of voters commenced as early as 8.00 a.m in most of the polling stations as electoral officials and electoral materials arrived early. Election process in most of the local government […]


The ensuing actions following the demise of the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi state have once again exposed the urgent need for a comprehensive review of our constitution. A recurring situation of discovering lacunas in our constitution is not good for our young democracy. At this rate, the quick fix approach […]

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 […]

KOGI ELECTION| Kogi Legislators Throw their Weight Behind Mohammed Audu

APC members of the Kogi State House of Assembly are insisting that Mohammed Audu, the first son of the deceased APC Candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu, should replace his father in the December 5 supplementary governorship polls. The legislators threatened to impeach anyone other than Mohammed Audu, if elected. This message, the lawmakers took to the […]

Buhari Setting Nigeria on Path of Anarchy, he Illegally Amended Constitution, Electoral Act – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that President Mohammadu Buhari was setting Nigeria on the path of anarchy by using his personal lawyer and member of All Progressives Congress (APC) who is the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to induce the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decision on the inconclusive Kogi State […]