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Kogi Guber: Wada Has 15 Years Public Service Experience But Zero Background In Politics

This weekend, November 16 to be exact, voters in Kogi State will troop out in the numbers to elect a new Governor, a Chief Executive who will pilot the affairs of the state for the next four years. The battle for the number one seat of the confluence state is majorly between incumbent Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Bello is re-contesting the position amidst wide spread reports of non-performance which now smacks him in the face as the deal day

Kogi Governorship: Musa Wada Floors Dino Melaye, Ex-Gov, Others To Clinch PDP Ticket

Musa Wada has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State. Musa Wada is said to be the younger brother of the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada. The Chairman of the governorship primary election committee, Ahmadu Fintiri, told reporters on Wednesday in Lokoja that Mr Wada emerged by polling 748 votes to beat 12 other aspirants. Mr Fintiri, who is the Governor of Adamawa, also disclosed that another aspirant, Abubakar Ibrahim,

Kogi PDP Primary: Governorship Aspirants Step Down For Wada, Give Reasons

Seven aspirants contesting for the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship ticket in Kogi State, have stepped down for the former governor of the state, Captain Idris Wada. The aspirants, who stepped down are from the eastern part of the State. Kogi East Elders Council announced that it has secured the assurance of no fewer than seven aspirants to collapse their structures in order to support the candidacy of Wada. The Vice Chairman of the Council, Architect Gabriel Adukwu said that the Council felt concerned about

2019: Gov. Ishaku Emerges Taraba PDP Guber Candidate

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Sunday emerged as the state’s candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming governorship election in February, 2019. Alhaji Idris Wada, the former governor of Kogi and Chairman of the Taraba PDP governorship primary Election Committee declared Ishaku winner at the end of voting by delegates to the election. Wada explained that 2,000 delegates were accredited for the primaries while 1,928 votes were cast for Ishaku, who was the sole aspirant of the party. The…

2019: Saraki In Lagos, Says Only Visionary Leadership Can Turn Nigeria Around

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday urged Nigerians to vote leaders not according to sentiments, but capacity and vision to bring about change. Saraki, a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, made the statement in Lagos while addressing party members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the visit to the party secretariat was in continuation of his nationwide tour of state chapters to garner support for his aspiration. Saraki was accompanied on the visit by Sen. Dino Melaye; a…

Politicians Celebrate Peter Odili At 70

Former Rivers State governor, Peter Odili, was on Tuesday celebrated by close friends, colleagues and family members as he marked his 70th birthday anniversary in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. At an event put together by the Rivers State Government, Odili was celebrated as a detribalised and patriotic Nigerian who is committed to the unity and development of Nigeria. Those present at the ceremony, include present and past governors in the country, statesmen, traditional rulers and captains of industries.…

APC’s Govt Of Propaganda Has Thought Nigerians Meaning Of Non-Performance – Wada

Former Kogi Governor, Captain Idris Wada, on Friday, said Nigerians have learnt the true meaning of non-performance from “the present government of propaganda.” Captain Wada, who spoke at an awards ceremony in Lokoja, Kogi State, accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of using federal might to strip Kogi people of their mandate when APC’s candidate emerged winner of the 2015 gubernatorial election. The former governor said he didn’t lose the 2015 poll because of non-performance but because of the propaganda…

N23bn Diezani ‘Loot’: Mass Arrest Of Ex-PDP Ministers, Govs Looms As EFCC Detains Wada

Ex-Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged N500m traced to his account. The EFCC said while N500m was traced to Wada, N450m was traced to former Taraba State acting governor, Sani Danladi, as part of the N23bn allegedly disbursed by Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources. The sums, according to the EFCC, were disbursed to the duo through Senator Nenadi Usman, a former Director of Finance of the Goodluck Jonathan…
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