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Yahaya Bello: My returning as Kogi governor is certain

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said his prospects of returning back as governor of the state for a fresh four year-term was certain.

Timi Frank: President Buhari benefiting from corruption

Timi Frank, political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was benefiting from corruption and therefore has lost moral right to continue the so-called anti-corruption fight.

Kogi guber: Yahaya Bello confident of victory

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello is confident of emerging winner of the state’s forthcoming governorship election.

Senator Melaye: I spent over 120 days in police custody in 2018

The Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, on Thursday said he spent 124 days in police custody in 2018 in his various confrontations with the authorities.
Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to reconvene plenary.

Ninth Assembly: Independence of Senate may be under threat – Senator Ndume

Former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, on Thursday said that the Ninth National Assembly must work to protect its independence to avoid turbulent sessions.

Kogi guber: Senator Melaye confirms interest

It has been confirmed that ahead of November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, is interested in contesting for the office of governor on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party.
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Senator Melaye declares interest in Kogi guber race

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has confirmed that he is interested in the State governorship election.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.
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Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Witness: I begged Senator Melaye not to commit suicide

A Prosecution witness on Tuesday told an FCT High Court that he pleaded with Sen. Dino Melaye not to drink the substance he had in his hand when he threatened to commit suicide on April 24, 2018.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja.

Court declines to sack Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, 52 others over defection

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.

Witness: I heard Senator Melaye threatening to kill himself, implicate police

A witness, Insp. Abama Mallum, on Thursday told an FCT High Court that he heard Sen. Dino Melaye shouting that he would kill himself and put the police in trouble.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.

Governor Ortom: Offering money to Miyetti Allah will backfire

Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor, has the warned Federal Government against offering billions of Naira to Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to end the killings in Nigeria, saying it will backfire in the long run.
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PDP condoles with Senator Melaye over mother’s death

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condoled with Senator Dino Melaye (PDP, Kogi West) over the passage of his mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye.
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Governor Bello condoles with Senator Melaye over mother’s death

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has commiserated with the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, over the death of his mother, Comfort, whose death was announced on Thursday.

Kogi: We have paid 38 months salaries

The Director General of Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State, Hon. Kingsley Fanwo, stated this in Takete Ide Amuro in Mopamuro Local Government while briefing newsmen after an APC Stakeholders Meeting in the Ward.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye warns bank against giving N32 billion loan to Kogi government

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the red chamber of the National Assembly has warned Sterling Bank against giving a loan of N32 billion to the Kogi State Government under the leadership of Yahaya Bello.
Lead singer of the Irish multi award winning rock band, U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign along with a senior delegation from ONE Campaign, a global campaign and advocacy organisation with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty, especially in African, recently paid visit to the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo.

ONE Campaign’s Bono visits VP Osinbajo

Lead singer of the Irish multi award winning rock band, U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign along with a senior delegation from ONE Campaign, a global campaign and advocacy organisation with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty, especially in African, recently paid visit to the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo.

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Yahaya Bello: My returning as Kogi governor is certain

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said his prospects of returning back as governor of the state for a fresh four year-term was certain.
Hong Kong's government has suspended a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after mass protests.

Hong Kong suspends extradition law after protests

Hong Kong's government has suspended a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after mass protests.

Kano police restate ban on rallies

The Kano State Police Command said on Friday that the ban on all forms of rallies, processions, demonstration or assembly in the state was still in force.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has tasked staff of the National Oil Company to bolster their productivity.

NNPC chief Baru tasks staff on optimum productivity

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has tasked staff of the National Oil Company to bolster their productivity.
The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organize the factory for a second time.

US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionize

The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organize the factory for a second time.