Kogi West Poll: Gov. Bello congratulates Adeyemi

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Sunday congratulated Sen. Smart Adeyemi for his victory at Saturday’s Kogi West re-run Senatorial District poll announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed issued in Lokoja, described the victory ”as a collective manifestation of intellectual, moral and cultural virtues, and mandate given by the good people … Continue reading Kogi West Poll: Gov. Bello congratulates Adeyemi

#BayelsaDecides: INEC declares APC’s Lyon winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, Vice Chancellor, University of Benin, who anounced the result, said APC polled 352,552 votes to win in the election. He said APC’s closest rival, Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 143, 172 … Continue reading #BayelsaDecides: INEC declares APC’s Lyon winner

Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election

Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, has lost his appeal on the tribunal judgment that sacked him as a senator two months ago. It would be recalled that the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, nullified Melaye’s election in August. Melaye was declared the winner of the Kogi West Senatorial election by the Independent National Electoral … Continue reading Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election