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Kogi elections: Speaker Kolawole wins re-election bid

Mr. Matthew Kolawole, the Speaker, Kogi House of Assembly, has been re-elected to represent Kabba/Bunu State Constituency.

Kogi elections: APC in clear lead

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced some of the results from Saturday’s state assembly results from across Kogi State, with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in clear lead.

PDP decries killings, violence, militarisation of elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the heavy militarisation, violence and killing of innocent Nigerians allegedly by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 9, 2019 Governorship and state assembly elections.
Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday.

Six INEC staff abducted, released in Kogi

Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday.

Senator Adeyemi advocates LCDA for Kogi

Senator Smart Adeyemi has called for the creation of Local Council Development Authority, LCDA, in Kogi State, arguing that it will fast track development of rural communities.
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Don’t recognise Comrade Oshiomhole as APC chairman – PDP tells INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission not to recognise the newly-elected National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole.

Senator Melaye’s recall: INEC releases results for verification of voters

The bid to recall Sen. Dino Melaye from the Senate has finally crashed as only 5.34 per cent of the total 188,500 signatories to his recall petition were verified in an exercise held on Saturday.

Kogi youth threaten INEC officials, oppose Senator Melaye’s recall

Voters in Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency in Kogi have shunned the ongoing verification exercise organised by INEC to authenticate the signatures of voters seeking to recall Sen. Dino Melaye (APC/Kogi West).

INEC to take decision on Senator Melaye’s recall process in few days

The recall process of the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Mr. Dino Melaye, will be part of the discussions on Thursday, when the management of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) meet to deliberate, it was learnt.

Kogi, NNPC sign MOU on biofuels

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of complete security for their investment in the Alape Staple Crop Processing Zone situated in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of the State.

Senatorial aspirant saves Kogi school from WAEC suspension

Col. Yomi Dare, rtd, has donated N250,000 to save a Community High School, Kakun, Kabba, in Kabba/Bunu council area of Kogi from being sanctioned by the West African Examination Council (WAEC).

Federal govt will not forcefully take land for cattle colonies – minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has maintained that the federal government will not forcibly take land from states to kick off cattle colonies.

Convention: PDP chieftain hails party, appeals to aggrieved members

Mr Akinwale Samuel, a ranking member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), from Kabba, in Kogi has congratulated the party leadership on the successful conduct of its National Convention.

My administration will spare no criminal – Governor Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has reiterated his determination to sustain his fight against insecurity in the state, saying his administration will be “ruthless against the hotbed of crimes”.

NURTW advises members to get speed limit device

The Kabba/Bunu chapter of the National Union of Roads and transport workers (NURTW) has urged its members to install speed limit device in their vehicles for safety.

Controversy trails Kogi APC delegates election

The Local Government Delegate congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the 21 local government areas of Kogi State, on Saturday, was peaceful as the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, declared that the exercise had further united the party.

Kogi Assembly elects new speaker

Matthew Kolawole (APC-Kabba-Bunu) was on Thursday elected Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, following the resignation of Umar Imam.

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Imo guber: APC elders back Senator Uzodinma’s petition against Governor-elect Ihedioha

Imo State APC Elders’ Council Wednesday said that it will support the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Hope Uzodinma, in the pursuit of his mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal.

70-year-old man arraigned for allegedly defrauding church members N2.2 million

A Senior Magistrates’ Court, Ilorin, Kwara State, on Wednesday ordered that a 70-year-old man, Ibrahim Akande, be remanded in Okelele in Oke-kura Prison over alleged N2.2 million job scam.

SON confiscates fake products worth N300 billion

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said on Wednesday that it confiscated fake and substandard products worth more than N300 billion across the country within the past few months.
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Mulade Sheriff: Bad leadership responsible for Niger Delta’s underdevelopment

A Niger Delta-based environmentalist, Mr Mulade Sheriff, has said that bad leadership is responsible for the slow national growth and development, especially in the Niger Delta.
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Hsieh Su-wei sets up rematch with Naomi Osaka in Stuttgart

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