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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto governor leads elite to commiserate with Kaduna over recent killings

According to Muhammad Bello, the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the Governor, Tambuwal who led the high-powered delegation of more than 15 highly placed Sokoto citizens during the visit, expressed displeasure and sadness over the incident and others similar to it that have been recurring in the state.
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Falsehood: Senator Melaye files no-case-submission

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday urged an FCT High Court to strike out all charges filed against him, over allegation of providing false information to the police.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Election violence: APC member urges NASS to enact stiffer legislation

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mustapha Audu, has called on the National Assembly to come up with stiffer sanctions to check election violence in the country.
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring orderly process, saying the timely arrival of materials at the polling units was commendable.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello wins Ibaji, Lokoja local councils

The Independent National Electoral Commission is now set to conclude the collation of the results of the 16 November governorship election in Kogi state, with Governor Yahaya Bello of APC and Engineer Musa Wada, the main rivals.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: Governor El-Rufai begs electorate to forgive Yahaya Bello

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council on Thursday stormed Lokoja, for the grand finale of the campaign for the re-election of Governor Yahaya Bello in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
The running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 Kogi governorship election, Hon. James Faleke, has confirmed that he will support the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 poll.

Kogi guber: James Faleke cannot hand over our structure to Governor Bello – Abubakar...

Prince Abubakar Audu political family has said James Faleke has no power to hand over the political structure to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, saying he was free to leave the structure to support Bello’s re-election.

Kogi guber: We are coming to nail PDP coffin – Governor El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State Mallam Nasir El-rufai who is the Chairman of the APC Campaign Council for Kogi State Governorship election on November 16 has said that the campaign team by the National Working Committee of the party will move to Kogi State immediately after inauguration in preparation for the Final Burial, Nailing of the Coffin of the PDP in Kogi.
The running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 Kogi governorship election, Hon. James Faleke, has confirmed that he will support the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 poll.

Kogi guber: Abubakar Audu’s family rejects Rep Faleke’s endorsement of Governor Bello

The enlarged political family of late Prince Abubakar Audu has dissociated itself from the latest moves by James Abiodun Faleke, the deputy governorship candidate to late political sage in the 2015 election, to work for the re-election of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 gubernatorial poll.
The running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 Kogi governorship election, Hon. James Faleke, has confirmed that he will support the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 poll.

Kogi guber: Rep Faleke to work with Governor Bello

The running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 Kogi governorship election, Hon. James Faleke, has confirmed that he will support the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 poll.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi guber: APC does not believe in violence – Senator Adeyemi

Sen. Smart Adeyemi, Director-General, Bello/Onoja Campaign Organisation says that the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not believe in violence and has no thugs.q
The former first lady of Kogi State, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar Audu has formally joined the Kogi State governorship election, pledging to tackle poverty, corruption and all forms of social vices in Kogi State if elected on November 16, 2019.

Kogi guber: Aisha Audu vows to address poverty, corruption if elected governor

Former first lady of Kogi Mrs Aisha Audu has pledged to tackle poverty and corruption in Kogi, if elected Governor in the Nov.16, gubernatorial election.
The former first lady of Kogi State, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar Audu has formally joined the Kogi State governorship election, pledging to tackle poverty, corruption and all forms of social vices in Kogi State if elected on November 16, 2019.

Kogi guber: Former first lady joins race for governorship

The former first lady of Kogi State, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar Audu, has formally joined the Kogi State governorship election, pledging to tackle poverty, corruption and all forms of social vices in Kogi State if elected on November 16, 2019.
Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage (rtd), has expressed dismay over the falling standard of education in the country with a call for all hands to be on deck to improve it.

Emir of Lafia worries about falling standard of education

Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage (rtd), has expressed dismay over the falling standard of education in the country with a call for all hands to be on deck to improve it.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Musa Wada: We are ready to reclaim Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Kogi, Engineer Musa Wada, says the party is ready to reclaim the mantle of leadership in the state by Nov. 16.

Kogi guber: Five PDP aspirants step down for Idris Wada

A few hours to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Primary Election in Kogi State, five aspirants Tuesday morning stepped down from contesting the party candidacy in favour of immediate past state governor Capt. Idris Wada.

Kogi guber: 13 governorship aspirants cleared by PDP

As the governorship election of Kogi State approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 13 aspirants who indicated interest to fly the party’s flag.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC upholds ex-Cross River REC disqualification

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared five more aspirants to contest the party governorship primary scheduled for Thursday, August 29 in Lokoja.

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Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

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Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

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Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.