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Melaye’s cars were his only achievement…he’s Nigeria’s worst senator ever – Smart Adeyemi

Smart Adeyemi, the newly elected All Progressives Congress’s senator, on Sunday, said his opponent, Mr Dino Melaye, in the recently held Kogi West senatorial election has nothing to show he deserves to be re-elected as a federal lawmaker, describing him as “the worst senator Nigeria ever produced” Adeyemi added that Melaye’s only achievement as a Read more

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Kogi rerun: Dino Melaye speaks on his defeat, condemns results

Dino Melaye, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Kogi West Senatorial supplementary election, on Sunday, reacted to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Melaye while condemning the outcome of the election as announced by the electoral commission, described it as “Magic results.” In a series of tweets, Read more

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Ex-President Jonathan challenges Lamido to prove he was involved in Malabu deal

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged Sule Lamido, an ex-governor of Jigawa State, to prove that he was involved in the Malabu oil deal. Lamido, in an interview with The Sun, had said Jonathan traded off the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Bayelsa state because he was trying to avoid Read more

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Kogi PDP women leader’s murder: Police arrest six suspects hours after Buhari’s order

The police have arrested six suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of a women leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State. This is coming less than 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered an investigation into the killing of 60-year old Salome Abuh, who was the PDP women leader of Ochadamu Ward Read more

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Kogi: Buhari condemns killing of PDP women leader, orders ‘scrupulous investigation’

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a “scrupulous investigation” into the gruesome killing of the woman leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Madam Achejuh Abuh, in Wada/Aro campaign council, Kogi state. Abuh was burnt to death after the just concluded governorship election in Kogi State which Governor Yahaya Bello of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Read more

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Disgraced! Amosun, Akeredolu Barred From APC NEC Meeting, Turned To Observers

—Party Sets Up Body To Investigate Anti-Party Activities The duo of the former governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun and the incumbent Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu were reportedly given the disgrace of their lives as they were turned to observers at the last National Executive Council meeting of the All Progressives Congress Read more

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PDP senators reject Bayelsa, Kogi governorship election results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate, on Wednesday, rejected the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The senators, led by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe, announced the rejection at a news conference in Abuja. INEC had declared the candidates of the Read more

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CDD reveals how police, other security officials aided violence in Kogi election

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has said that security officials were complicit in the violence and disruption that characterised the Kogi State elections. Jibrin Ibrahim, a senior fellow of the CDD, said this on Monday during a press conference in Abuja. The Kogi State election held on Saturday had been reportedly characterised by the Read more

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Ogun: APM’s Akinlade heads to Supreme Court after appeal dismissed

Hon. Adekunle Akinlade, the candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the March 9th governorship election in Ogun State, has announced his intention to challenge the Appeal Court judgement which dismissed his suit and affirmed the victory of the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun.  Akinlade, the preferred candidate of the immediate past governor of Read more