Tag Archives: Idris Wada


Ex-Governor Idris Wada of Kogi on Wednesday told the State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that he won the 2015 governorship election in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the former governor contested the election on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Wada spoke through one of his witnesses, Mr Joe Agada, the ...

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Kogi State House In Commotion Now

Police has sealed the complex of the Kogi State House of Assembly in Lokoja, following a commotion arising from an attempt by one faction of the state legislature to convene a meeting. The meeting was to be convened allegedly at the instance of the past Governor of the state, Capt. Idris Wada. The motive, according to a source, was to ...

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Kogi State Governor-elect, Yahaya Bello gets a New Deputy

Ahead of the swearing of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as Governor of Kogi State on Wednesday, the campaign coordinators of the Governor-elect have nominated an Abuja-based publisher and politician, Mr. Gowon Usman Egbunu, as their preferred deputy governor-elect. Egbunu, a Christian, is an indigene of Ofu Local Government, the area where the late flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ...

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Death To Nigeria’s Steel Subsector: Long Live Nigeria Steel Subsector by Henry Agbonika

In the last couple of days, Ajaokuta Steel Company has resurfaced in the mainstream media with calls by various stakeholders for its resuscitation. No doubt the moribund steel plant conceptualized in 1958 holds lots of promises for the country. The entire project is located on 24,000 hectares Greenfield land mass with the plant itself sitting on 800 hectares of land ...

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Kogi: INEC Concludes Governorship Election December 5


Following the inconclusiveness of the last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday resolved to conduct fresh elections in the 91 polling units that witnessed cancellation of the ballots. The election which it has scheduled for December 5 is to allow the All Progressives Congress, fill the vacancy created by the death of ...

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Kogi Governor Reinstates Council Chairmen

Kogi State Governor, Capt. Idris Ichala Wada has reinstated sacked Council Chairmen in the state in obedience to the Court of appeal ruling which ordered their immediate reinstatement. It would be recalled that the Council Chairmen were sacked last year through an order of a High Court sitting in Kotonkarfe. The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties had dragged the State ...

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