Melaye to Join Saraki, Other APC Rebels in Retirement Next Week – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has vowed to ensure that the ousted senator that represented Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye does not return to the Senate at next week’s rerun poll. Oshiomhole who spoke in Abuja on Friday during the APC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting said Melaye…

Kogi West: INEC Declares Rerun Poll Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun poll inconclusive. INEC on Sunday said it will announce a new date for a supplementary election following the cancellation of votes in many polling units and wards. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Smart Adeyemi polled a total…

Kogi West Rerun: Melaye Rejects Results, Decries Violence and Rigging

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun, Dino Melaye has rejected the results of Saturday’s election. Melaye who addressed newsmen on Sunday said the results were being doctored by the All Progressives Congress (APC) with the support of the state’s governor, Yahaya Bello. “They did this by…

Kogi West Senatorial District: INEC Fixes New Date For Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced November 16 as the new date for the fresh election into the Kogi West Senatorial District following the Appeal Court’s nullification of the election of Dino Melaye. In a statement signed by the Commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye also fixed November…

Bello Hails Judiciary For Sacking Melaye

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has said the judiciary deserves commendation for nullifying the victory of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye. Bello in a statement issued at the weekend titled titled,  “Kogi West Appeal Court Verdict: Attestation that Judiciary is Impartial” released by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed said the…