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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Melaye appeals to S’Court, asks INEC to stop recall process - Punch Ng

    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...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Melaye, accusers get May 10 court date – The Nation Ng

    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...
  3. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Interpol yet to declare Melaye wanted, lawmaker's profile missing on website - Punch Ng

    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...
  4. Samguine

    Metro Kogi: Monarch, nine others killed in suspected herdsmen attack – The Nation Nigeria

    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 …...
  5. Samguine

    Metro Army arrest Kogi notorious kidnapper, recover 2 registered AK 47 riffles, others (photos) –...

    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 … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read Nigerian...
  6. Samguine

    Metro Despite Unpaid Salaries, Gov Bello Spends N129m To Publish Names Of Paid Kogi Workers

    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...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Politics Floods: Yahaya Bello Announces Immediate Evacuation of Nataco Axis In Kogi

    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...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics INEC Picks Date For Kogi, Imo, Rivers, Kano Polls

    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...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Governor Yahaya Bello Makes 5 New Appointments

    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...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Metro Kogi: [Photos] Dead Baby Raised to Life

    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...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Governor Yahaya Bello Appoints Simon Achuba as Deputy

    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...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Election Petition Tribunal Moved to Abuja

    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...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Politics PDP Reacts To The Inauguration of Yahaya Bello as Kogi Governor

    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...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Yahaya Bello Sworn In as Governor without Deputy

    Alhaji Yahaya Bello of the APC has been sworn-in as the authentic governor of Kogi State. According to DailyPost, Bello who was sworn-in without a deputy signed the oath of office at the Lokoja New stadium today. More details shortly…
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Yahaya Bello To Be Sworn In As Governor Tomorrow

    Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello will tomorrow, at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, the state capital, be sworn-in as Governor of Kogi State. Two motions for the interlocutory injunction to stop the inauguration were thrown out by the Kogi State governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics [LIST] 20 Things That May happen in 2016 Under President Buhari - Fayose

    Barely nine days into the new year, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has listed 20 things Nigerians should expect to happen under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government in 2016. These are: 1. Workers Strike: There will be so much industrial unrest, especially in the first quarter...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Politics INEC: No More Inconclusive Elections

    Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has assured Nigerians that he is working to ensure that future elections are conclusive. He gave the assurance yesterday while speaking at the 11th Public Lecture of The Electoral Institute (TEI) with the topic...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Court Okays Supplementary Election

    ‎Gabriel Kolawole, Justice of the federal high court, Abuja, on Friday ruled that the court had no jurisdiction to hear‎ the cases involving the Kogi governorship election, which was declared inconclusive on November 22. The court held that only the election petition tribunal had the...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Politics Pro-Faleke Protesters Besiege INEC Office in Abuja

    Protesters clamouring for the declaration of Hon. Abiodun Faleke today, laid siege to the INEC headquarters in Abuja. They called on the electoral commission to shelve its proposed supplementary poll in the state and declare Faleke as governor-elect. The protesters who arrived the...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro [Photos] Kogi: Igala Youths Protest Replacement of Audu With Yahaya Bello

    Protest in Kogi state over the replacement of late Abubakar Audu with Yahya Bello of Ebira. See photos:
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