Bayelsa – Kogi Election Live Updates

kogi bayelsa election live updates

The Kogi and Bayelsa State Governorship Elections will hold November 16th 2019, Tensions and mis-reactions has engulfed the election. We are Authentic Nigeria (AUTHENTICNG) will be giving you Live Updates of Post, Pre and After Election Happenings in The State.

BAYELSA STATE:

There are 45 Political Parties, 45 Governorship Candidates, 42 Male Candidates, 3 Female Candidates.

There are 923,182 Registered Voters, 8 Local Governments, 105 Registration Areas, 1804 Polling units.

KOGI STATE:

There are 23 Political Parties, 23 Governorship Candidates, 21 male Candidates, 2 Females Candidates.

There are 1,646,350 Registered Voters, 21 Local Governments, 239 Registration Areas, 2548 Polling units.

Olorunjuwon, Dino Melaye Nephew Dies

Olorunjuwon, Nephew of Senator Dino Melaye, who was shot by unknown gunmen at his polling unit during the Saturday’s election is dead.

Melaye and Senator Smart Adeyemi are engaged in a fresh battle of who emerges the Kogi West senatorial district representative.

The Kogi West senatorial district election was held alongside the… READ FULL: CLICK HERE

Kogi Decide: APC, Yahaya Bello leading

The Incumbent Governor of Kogi State, Governor <strong>Alhaji Yahaya Bello</strong> of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in early lead.

Reports that the Saturday governorship elections in Kogi State, which was marred with many irregularities such as violence, intimidations, ballot box snatching.

The PDP candidate according to results announced cleared Yagba West, and Idah LGA.

Bellow are the final results as announced at the Local Government Collation Centre.

…. READ FULL:  CLICK HERE

Plots to Rig Kogi Governorship Election, Dino Melaye claims he has Two Videos Evidence

Kogi West Senatorial candidate in Saturday’s election, Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has alleged that there are plots to rig the election in favour of the State Governor, Yahaya Bello and Smart Adeyemi. The Senator also claimed he has video evidence of the alleged plot.

Melaye said the plot to rig the election was hatched during a meeting between Bello and his thugs last night.

In a series of tweets, the sacked lawmaker also outlined some of the agenda…. READ FULL: https://authenticng.com/plots-to-rig-kogi-governorship-election-dino-melaye-claims-he-has-two-videos-evidence/

Kogi and Bayelsa 2019 Governorship Election: Foretelling the Outcome

Democracy is earning the power to govern through free, fair and credible elections. Nigeria is a democratic state, but the leadership recruitment process is largely undemocratic. Material and financial inducements determines victory, the security agencies are political, and the umpire lacks the capacity and will to conduct credible polls.

Public sovereignty is departing the ballot for court as the 2019 general elections produced about a thousand petitions. Subjecting almost every electoral victory to judicial confirmation is making voting lose its essence.

Like every human, judges are prone to errors as much as they have preference. Hence, their verdicts can’t always be a true reflection of the peoples will. Several mandates have been mistakenly or deliberately upturned. Parties and candidates must strive to end their contests at the polls, instead of the … READ FULL : https://authenticng.com/kogi-and-bayelsa-2019-governorship-election-foretelling-the-outcome/

Election will go in Bayelsa, INEC Reacts to APC Candidate Disqualification

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election is schedule to hold on Saturday November 16th, Few days to the Election a Federal High Court in Bayelsa disqualified the fielded All Progressive Congress (APC) Candidate David Lyon. READ FULL: https://authenticng.com/election-will-go-in-bayelsa-inec-reacts-to-apc-candidate-disqualification/

Bayelsa/Kogi Guber: No Accreditation, No Voting — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that no voter will be allowed to vote without his card being recognised by the Smart Card Reader in the Nov. 16 elections in Bayelsa and Kogi.

Prof. James Apam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), disclosed this to NAN on the sidelines of a one-day Training on Election Duties, organised by Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for its Staff at Kogi Sector Command Headquarters in Lokoja.

Speaking on behalf of Apam, Mr Olugbenga Ajayi, a staff officer of the commission, warned that no person would be allowed to vote without being accredited using the card reader.

“We keep learning everyday, and we want to obey what we have said as electoral umpire; if card reader cannot identify you, you cannot vote.

“It is either card reader or no voting in Kogi and Bayelsa elections; anything apart from the use of card reader for accreditation and voting will be disqualified.

“No manual accreditation would be allowed; it is either card reader or no voting,” he added.

He enjoined all the personnel participating in the elections to conduct themselves well without compromise but respect their dignity and protect the sanctity of the elections.

He further urged other security personnel to adequately secure electoral staff and election materials, stressing that all eyes are now on Kogi and Bayelsa elections.

“We urged the security personnel to live by the oath they swore to and not chasing after politicians for money,” he said.

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