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Jilted female university student commits suicide

A 100-Level student of the Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba, Rebecca Michael, on Wednesday committed suicide over a breakup with her alleged boyfriend.
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Gunmen injure five, disrupt fishing festival in Kogi

This year’s edition of the annual Dankwo fishing festival in Lokoja ended abruptly on Saturday when gunmen opened fire on participants.

Policeman shoots two drivers in Kogi over bribes

A police inspector on Tuesday shot and injured two drivers in Lokoja, Kogi state, for allegedly refusing to offer bribes he demanded from them.

Four INEC workers, two others die in Kogi road accident

Four staff members of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), an NYSC member and a three-year-old girl died in an accident on Ajaokuta–Lokoja Road on Saturday, an official has confirmed.

Ex-budget officer in ICPC net over N5.5 million gratification

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday said it had arrested a former federal budget officer, for allegedly receiving gratification to the tune of N5.5 million.

Three burnt to death in Kogi accident

Three people were burnt to death and five others injured in an accident on the Zariagi-Lokoja highway in Kogi, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
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Kogi bye-election records 2 deaths

Police in Lokoja have confirmed the death of another person during Saturday’s bye-election to fill the vacant Lokoja/Kogi seat in House of Representatives.

Cholera outbreak: Five die, 30 hospitalised in Kogi

No fewer than five persons have reportedly lost their lives, while over 30 others were hospitalised in Lokoja and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State within a week by the cholera outbreak across the state.

Kogi director slumps, dies in office

A Deputy Director in the Kogi Ministry of Education, Mr Haruna David, suddenly collapsed and died in his office on Tuesday.

Gunmen invade Kogi police station, kill two policemen on duty

Some gunmen early on Tuesday invaded the police station at Gegu village on Lokoja – Abuja road, killing two of the policemen on duty.

Police in Kogi confirm rearrest of three suspects who escaped from custody

The Kogi state police command has confirmed the re-arrest of three out of the six suspects involved in the arms case against Senator Dino Melaye who escaped from custody on Wednesday.

Medical doctor dies of lassa fever in Kogi

Kogi State has been thrown into mourning following the death of a medical doctor Idowu Ahmed Victor diagnosed of Lassa Fever in Irua, Edo State.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

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Adams Oshiomhole: Emeka Ihedioha never won Imo, Supreme Court made correction

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
It was gathered that the victim, who was reportedly taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-aba Abeokuta, died on Saturday.

One dies of Lassa fever in Ogun

Barely three days after the Ogun State Government denied outbreak of Lassa fever, a 26-year-old woman, Titilayo Akinsola, on Saturday, died of the hemorrhagic fever in Abeokuta, the state capital.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Lassa fever: 29 deaths, 195 confirmed cases reported in 11 states – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever had been reported in 11 states of the federation.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Manchester United target Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo

Manchester United are looking at Odion Ighalo as they try to bring in a striker on loan following the long-term injury to Marcus Rashford.