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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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US-China trade war worsens as Donald Trump slams Beijing

The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening to engulf the global economy.

Gani Adams: How OPC fought for democracy in Nigeria

The Aare Onakakanfo, Chief Gani Adams, said the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election led to the establishment of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC).
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Robert Lewandowski hits hat-trick as Bayern beat Schalke

Hat-trick hero Robert Lewandowski hailed the strength of Bayern Munich’s squad after securing a 3-0 victory over Schalke on Saturday, as new signing Philippe Coutinho made his Bundesliga debut for the German giants.
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Nigerian ‘Iron Lady’ returns to face Martina Horgasz

Nigeria’s Helen ‘Iron Lady’ Joseph will fight Martina Horgasz from Hungary as she continues to rack up fights in her return to professional boxing.
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Ellah Lakes shareholders approve fresh capital raise

Shareholders of Ellah Lakes Plc have approved the plan by the company to raise additional capital to pursue its growth plan. They gave the approval at the company’s Extra-Ordinary General Meeting, EGM, in Lagos.