Guber Poll: 1.9m Voters To Participate In Kogi Election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says a total of one million, nine hundred and thirty-two thousand, six hundred and fifty four, (1,932,654) registered voters are expected to take part in the November 11th Governorship election in Kogi State. Resident Electoral Commissioner in charge of Kogi State, Gabriel Longpet stated this at the presentation of […]

PDP Out To Win Kogi Guber Poll – Melaye

 Sen. Dino Melaye, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Nov.11 poll, says his party is out to win the election, without fear of intimidation from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Melaye said this at the inauguration the state PDP executive members in Lokoja on Thursday. “Go all out and […]

Former Kogi Deputy Governor Dumps PDP For APC

A former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Yomi Awoniyi, has officially joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the November 11 governorship election in the state. Awoniyi, who expressed his admiration for Governor Yahaya Bello’s exemplary leadership, commitment to inclusivity, unity of purpose, and governance, was officially received into the APC at the […]

Tribunal Declares Natasha Winner Of Kogi Central Senatorial Election

The election petition tribunal sitting in Lokoja has declared Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan as the winner of the February 25 Kogi Central Senatorial election. The tribunal Chairman, Justice K.A. Orjiakoin in his ruling on Wednesday said Uduaghan scored 54,064 votes to defeat his closest rival Sadiku-Ohere who polled 51,291 votes. He urged Ohere to pay Akpoti-Uduaghan N500,000 […]

10 Parties Merge With Accord For Kogi Gov Poll

Ahead of the November 11 governorship election in Kogi State, the candidate of Accord party, Admiral Jibrin Usman (retd.), has said a total of 10 political parties have collapsed their structures to support his aspiration. The former Chief of Naval Staff stated this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. According to him, the […]

Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje, 189 Others To Lead Kogi Gov Campaign

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has unveiled a new roster of a 191-member council for steering the national governorship campaign within Kogi State, in preparation for the upcoming November 11 election. This announcement was made through a statement issued by the party’s National Organising Secretary, Suleiman Arugungu, on Wednesday night in Abuja. This development […]

Kogi Guber: PDP Rejects Over N50m Campaign Signage Fees

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State and its governorship candidate, Senator Dino Melaye have rejected the campaign material/signage fees on political parties for the November 11, 2023 governorship election imposed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration in the state. In a statement signed by head of the Dino Media Team, Kola […]

President Tinubu Speaks Ahead Kogi Governorship Elections

 President Bola Tinubu has called on the people of Kogi West Senatorial District to maintain peace and unity ahead of the forthcoming governorship elections in the State. He was speaking at a meeting with leaders of Okun Development Association, led by Prof. Micheal Ikupolati, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Mr Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser […]

Dino Melaye Picks Kogi PDP Governorship Ticket

Dino Melaye, a former senator, Kogi West Senatorial District, has been declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Kogi.  Dino polled 313 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Idoko Ilonah, who got 124 votes in the Direct Mode primary election on Sunday in Lokoja.  The Chairman, PDP Primary Election Committee, […]

Kogi: Gov. Bello Shuns Deputy As He Picks Preferred Successor

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has unveiled his preferred successor, but it is not Edward Onoja, his strong ally, who served as Chief of Staff and became Deputy Governor after the impeachment of Simon Achuba in 2019. Onoja was elected alongside Bello for a second term that would end later this year. Many eyes […]

Female Aspirant Joins Kogi Guber Race Under Labour Party

Dr Atule Ahmadu-Afolabi, a female aspirant on Wednesday joined the November Kogi governorship race on the platform of the Labour Party (LP).Ahmadu-Afolabi a medical doctor, told newsmen shortly after picking her nomination forms at the party secretariat in Abuja, that her focus was to harness the economic potential of the state.“My main focus is to […]

Kogi Guber: Atiku Denies Endorsing Dino Melaye

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday denied endorsing his campaign spokesman, Dino Melaye, for the governorship election in Kogi State. Atiku said reports of him endorsing Melaye ahead of the state’s governorship election, scheduled for November 11, was false, adding that he has no anointed candidate. Speaking through […]

Road Cutting Was For Security Reasons – Kogi Govt Explains

The Kogi State Government says the reason for the excavation of some roads in Kogi Central, is a deliberate security measure to cut off traffic on those roads with a view to restricting the use of the roads by criminals who had been breaching the peace of the area with attendant loss of lives and […]