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The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has denied allegations that he has abandoned the state and temporarily relocated to Abuja. There were reports that the governor had abandoned governance and temporarily relocated to Abuja where he is lobbying President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari and...
The Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has urged the Supreme Court to declare the petitions submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission seeking his recall as illegal.
The senator in an appeal he filed against the March 16, 2018 judgment of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal...
The Police said yesterday that Senator Dino Melaye and the four suspects rearrested for alleged conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms will be arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lokoja, Kogi on May 10.
The Force said the suspects would be arraigned in court for...
The International Police have yet to declare Senator Dino Melaye wanted, 72 hours after the Nigeria Police Force claimed that the lawmaker and seven other suspects were now on the red notice of the global police organisation.
The profiles and pictures of the lawmaker representing Kogi West...
In what appears a renewed attack on areas of Kogi East by suspected herdsmen, nine people including a traditional were on Monday killed in separate attacks on Agbenema, Ajichekpa, Opada and Iyade villages, in Omala Local Government Area. Several houses were also razed in the attacks which …...
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The Nigerian Army has arrested asuspected kidnapper Okene local government area of Kogi state – The kidnapper is said to have been involved in the killing of an Army Corporal, Mamman – The Nigerian Army has arrested a …
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Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has paid no less than N129m for 300 pages of a national newspaper to publish names of civil servants that have been paid their salaries in the state.
A black and white advert page on a national daily newspaper costs about N430, 500, according to Daily Post...
Governor Yahaya Bello has ordered the immediate evacuation of the traders, shanties and temporary structures around the Nataco Junction axis of the Okene/Lokoja/Abuja Expressway in Lokoja following the flash floods that occurred there today, September 7th, 2017.
The government in a statement...
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Following a National Stakeholders’ Forum on the conclusion of the suspended re-run elections in Rivers, Kogi, Imo and Kano States, at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled the conduct of the outstanding re-run elections as...
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has made five new political appointments as part of his effort to position his government to ensure equitable distribution of dividends of democracy in the state.
A statement released in Lokoja by the Secretary to Kogi State Government, Dr. Ayoade Folashade...
A dead child was allegedly raised back to life at the Mountain Miracle and Liberation Ministries, a.k.a Liberation City, last Sunday by Pastor Chris Okafor.
Pastor Okafor was reportedly to have prayed back a dead child to life in a suspense-filled movie-like scenario.
According to report on...
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Governor Yahaya Bello has appointed Hon. Simon Achuba as his deputy and sent his name to the state assembly for confirmation.
According to a post on the Facebook page of APC, Bello in a letter to the House of Assembly, asked the lawmakers to confirm Achuba as his deputy based on the refusal of...
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The Kogi state governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in Lokoja, capital of the state, has been relocated to Abuja.
Akanji Akinlabi, secretary to the tribunal, disclosed this in Lokoja on Friday, saying the relocation was based on the directive of Zainab Bulkashua, president of the...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “comical” Wednesday’s swearing-in ceremony of Yahaya Bello as Kogi State governor, given that he did not participate in the overall election.
Mr. Bello was selected to enter the governorship seat following the death of the original candidate...