Tag Archives: Kogi

SERAP Drags FG, Kogi To UN Over ‘Arbitrary Detention Of Activists Larry And Victor’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent “an urgent complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention over the arbitrary detention and ill-treatment of activists Larry Emmanuel and Victor Anene Udoka simply for peacefully exercising their right to protest in Kogi state.” SERAP said: “The arrest and continued detention of Larry Emmanuel and Victor Anene Udoka is ...

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With A President Like Yahaha Bello…

Casmir Igbokwe Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has been prancing about telling whoever cares to listen that he desires to be the next President of Nigeria in 2023. To show us that he is serious, and to de-emphasise the clamour for a president of Igbo extraction, he said there was nothing like zoning arrangement in the ruling All Progressives ...

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2023: APC Has No Zoning Arrangement, Says Gov Bello

•Vows to contest Weeks after his posters surfaced in some states of the country, Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, declared at the weekend that he would contest to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. The governor said his ambition was predicated on calls by Nigerian youths, women, the less-privileged, among others. Bello, at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja, however, noted ...

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Edo, Visa Ban And Demystification Of A Godfather

Casmir Igbokwe Edo State will make a good study in political chicanery of godfathers. Before the governorship election held on Saturday, September 19, 2020, it was as if war would break out in the state. The godfather himself, Adams Oshiomhole, pranced about the state in campaign summersault. Recall that, four years ago, the immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives ...

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APC Hails Supreme Court Affirmation Of Yahaya Bello As Kogi Governor

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the Governor of Kogi State on his unanimous affirmation by the Supreme Court as the winner of the Kogi governorship election held in November 2019. In a unanimous judgment on Monday, a seven-member panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Mohammed, dismissed for lack of merit ...

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Kogi: Anxiety As Supreme Court Decides Bello’s Fate On Monday  

An air of uneasiness currently envelops Kogi State as parties to the dispute over the last governorship election in the state anxiously await the verdict of the Supreme Court scheduled to be handed down on Monday. The nation’s apex court is expected to deliver two judgments on the two surviving appeals on the dispute over whether or not the candidate ...

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We’ll Look At Merit Of Petitions Against Indirect Primaries In Kogi – APC

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has received petitions from some stakeholders in Kogi State in reaction to Indirect Primaries adopted for the election of the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in the state. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said the NWC would look ...

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Bayelsa, Kogi APC Gov Aspirants To Pay N22.5m For Forms

…as party releases timetable for governorship election  In line with the provision of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2019 Governorship Primary Elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. This is contained in a statement ...

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