Latest Kogi News For Saturday, August 24th, 2019
Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Kogi state news headlines for today Saturday, August 24th, 2019.
Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from Kogi state, north-central Nigeria.
1. Tribunal Nullifies Dino Melaye’s Election
The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, has nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye. Naija News reports that the tribunal nullified Senator Melaye’s election on Friday morning, August 23.
2. Kogi West: Dino Melaye Reacts To Tribunal Ruling
Senator Dino Melaye has vowed to appeal the judgment of the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal, which nullified his election as Kogi West senator. Naija News had reported earlier that the tribunal nullified Senator Melaye’s election on Friday morning, August 23.
3. INEC Releases Timeline For Conduct Of Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Primaries
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s electoral umpire, has released a timeline for conduct of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship primaries. Naija News reports that INEC released the timeline in a circular posted on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Thursday night, August 22.
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