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I won’t disappoint Audu, count me out of Bello’s swearing in – Faleke

I won’t disappoint Audu, count me out of Bello’s swearing in – Faleke

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) deputy governorship candidate in Kogi State, Mr Abiodun Faleke, says he will not make himself available for swearing in with Alhaji Yahaya Bello on January 27, 2016. Faleke stated this at a meeting of APC stakeholders in Kogi West Senatorial District in Kabba, Kogi State on Monday He explained that

APC youth coalition rejects Bello as Kogi governorship candidate

APC youth coalition for good governance, has faulted the national leadership of the party on the choice of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as the party’s governorship candidate in Kogi. Spokesman of the group, Mr Rotimi Sunday, told newsmen on Wednesday in Lokoja that by picking Bello, the party had betrayed the sacrifice made by members of

Kogi Election: APC denies replacing Audu with Yahaya Bello

As demonstrations trail reports that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has settled for Yahaya Bello as replacement for its late candidate, Abubakar Audu in the Kogi State governorship election, the party has refuted the claims, saying that it has not taken a position on the issue yet. Acting National publicity secretary of APC, Comrade Timi

Confusion as Audu’s running mate, Faleke writes INEC “I am Governor Elect”

James Faleke, the running mate to late Abubakar Audu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare him governor elect. In a letter through his counsel Wale Olanipekun and dated November 26, addressed to the Chairman of INEC,

Audu’s supporters push for son as replacement in Kogi Governorship Poll

There were strong indications on Wednesday that the campaign organisation of the late Kogi State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Abubakar Audu, was preparing a ground for the emergence of the deceased’s son, Mohammed, as a replacement for his father. Audu died on Sunday, a few hours after the Independent National Electoral

Kogi Election: Abuja lawyer sues AGF, INEC, seeks fresh election

An Abuja based lawyer, Johnson Usman on Tuesday approached the Abuja Federal High Court for the interpretation of Section 181 of the constitution as it concerns the death of gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressive Congress in Saturday Kogi elections. Usman in seeking the Court’s intervention joined the Attorney General of the Federation and Independent

Kogi election: Supplementary election holds Dec 5, APC may replace Audu with Bello

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed December 5 for a supplementary election in Kogi State after agreeing that it will go ahead and conclude Saturday’s election which it declared inconclusive. The commission in a statement Tuesday signed by its Secretary, Augusta Ogakwu said it will conduct election in the 91 polling units across

Revealed: How ex-Kogi Governor, Audu spent his last three days

Thursday, Friday, Saturday may have been the most agonizing days in the life of former governor of Kogi State, Late Prince Abubakar Audu. The journey to the grave for the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in last Saturday’s election in Kogi State may have started on Thursday after he had had a

Audu’s death shocking –Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday condoled with the family of late Prince Audu Abubakar, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Kogi State who died on Sunday. Saraki via his twitter handle @bukolasaraki said: “Death of Prince Audu is shocking. He died a dogged and visionary leader. My condolences to his

Kogi governorship election, Audu’s death raises legal issues

The death of the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Prince Abubakar Audu before the Kogi state election was declared inconclusive has set legal minds against each. Opinions vary on what the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and his party should do at this point. Audu was leading his closest challenger and incumbent

Kogi Governorship: Wada congratulates Audu as APC floors PDP (see complete result)

The incumbent governor of Kogi State and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Capt. Idris Wada has called his closest rival and winner of the just concluded election, Prince Abubakar Audu congratulating him on his victory. A media aide to Audu, Odaudu Minister confirmed to Nigerian Times that Wada called Audu while the collation