Kogi Decides 2019: APC Cautions INEC Against ‘’Cash and Carry” Election Observers

The All Progressive Congress has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission to be wary of certain ‘’cash and carry” election observers who sought financial inducement in the performance of their duty. The party opined that such corrupt elements in the just concluded gubernatorial polls decided to victimise the party by calling for the cancellation of the polls because it refused to dance to their tunes. This was made known on Tuesday by the spokesperson and DG Media and Publicity GYB/CEDO 2019 Campaign council, Mr Kingsley Fanwo while reacting to news…

Faleke Hails Bello’s reelection victory.

Third term House of Representatives member, Chairman House Commitee on Finance and former Deputy governorship candidate to late Prince Abubakar Audu, James Abiodun Faleke, on Monday, said the Governor-Elect of Kogi State, Governor Yahaya Bello was a man, who appreciates the diversity of the people of Kogi state. Honorable Faleke said this in light of the declaration of current Governor of Kogi State and the APC governorship candidate as the winner of the governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) “I am particularly delighted that the APC was victorious…

Bayelsa Guber: Declare me Governor-elect now, PDP candidate, Diri tells INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has said that he won the Saturday Gubernatorial election In the State. Diri therefore, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare him winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. Senator Diri who made the call on Monday while briefing newsmen in Yenagoa, said that the results monitored by his party’s situation room in the eight local government areas, showed in clear terms that he won and should be declared the governor-elect…

Agog Okene Residents Receive Victorious Gov Bello In A Triumphant Homecoming T

The incumbent and Governor-elect of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Monday visited his country home, Okene in a victory celebration and was received by jubilant  residents who could not hide their excitement over his victory at the polls. The streets of Lokoja to Okene were cluttered with thousands of supporters and jubilant residents who came out in their large numbers to receive the governor who they voted for massively in the last Saturday gubernatorial election. Governor Bello made a quick stop at the residence of his mother, Hajiya H.…

Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: Gov Sani Bello Congratulates Gov Bello, Lyon

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated his Kogi State counterpart, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on his impressive victory in the just concluded Governorship election.   Governor Sani-Bello also congratulated the Bayelsa State,Governor- Elect, Chief David Lyon on his emergence as the Governor of the oil-rich state. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, Governor Sani Bello described the Governor Yahaya Bello’s reelection as well-deserved and a confirmation of his enviable performance in his first tenure at the helm of affairs in…

Path To A Niger Of Our Dream By Mary Noel Berje

Just like the saying that “a tree cannot make a forest,” no single individual or group can wroth the needed development of any society. Similarly, a stick of broom cannot do much, but if tied together in a bunch, it makes a lot of difference. So is societal development.                 One of the most potent forces of development throughout the history of human civilisation is ‘PEACE’ and elite consensus. Any race, culture or civilization, where the leading lights and elites are not on…

President Buhari Felicitates Gov Yahaya Bello On Re-Election

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on his re-election in the November 16 gubernatorial poll. President Buhari described the election and emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate as “a race well run and a victory well won.” He commended APC supporters for remaining steadfast and resolute even in the face of isolated incidents of violence. President Buhari therefore condoled with families and loved ones of those who lost their lives as a result of regrettable acts of violence by thugs doing the bidding…

President Buhari Congratulates Bayelsa Gov-Elect Lyon On Election Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the November 16 election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his victory. President Buhari also commended APC supporters in particular and Nigerians in general in the State who exercised their civic rights in a peaceful manner, notwithstanding the pockets of unrest recorded in some locations. Condemning the loss of lives in Bayelsa, particularly prior to the election, the President commiserated with the families of the victims. According to President Buhari, ‘‘Violence during elections vitiates our commitment to…

#BayelsaDecides: Election Observers urge INEC to reject results from Nembe, Ekeremor

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) continues to collate results of Saturday’s gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa state, a coalition of civil society organisations have called for the rejection of results from areas where elections did not hold. The coalition, representing various groups accredited by INEC as Observers for the Bayelsa election, made this call Sunday evening, at a press briefing in Yenagoa, as interim election report. The election monitoring group said voting did not take place in Nembe and Ekeremor local government areas, including some units in Yenagoa, where…

Gov Sani Bello Reacts To His Victory At Appeal Court

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has described his victory, yesterday, at the Court of Appeal as a vindication and reaffirmation of the people’s mandate given to him and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in the state. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, Governor Sani Bello recalled his earlier victory at the Tribunal stressing that the dismissal of the case by the appellate Court has proved his innocence and affirmed the sanctity of the Judiciary. The Governor reiterated that, indeed, the…