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Kogi Assembly recommends removal of chief judge

The Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday recommended outright sack of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajana, but gave him an option to step aside for what it termed gross misconduct.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
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Kogi elections: APC wins 21 of 25 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 21 out of the 25 seats in the Kogi State House of Assembly.
The elections for Kogi East Senatorial District and Dekina-Bassa Federal Constituency have been declared inconclusive due to widespread violence, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday.

INEC declares elections inconclusive in Kogi East

The elections for Kogi East Senatorial District and Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency have been declared inconclusive due to widespread violence, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday.
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Ajaokuta Steel: Federal government has gone beyond promises to implementation – VP Osinbajo

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has affirmed that the Federal Government under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has gone beyond promises to implementation as the resuscitation of Ajaokuta Steel Company was concerned
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How VP Osibanjo survived chopper crash in Kogi

A little more details have emerged regarding how the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, escape death in a helicopter crash incident in Kabba, Kogi State.

Court dismisses suspended Kogi APGA chairman’s libel suit

Kogi High Court sitting in Idah on Wednesday dismissed a libel suit filed by suspended Kogi chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Ocholi Ameh, against the Guardian Newspaper, Punch and Vintage Press for lacking in merit.

Kogi government distributes relief items to flood victims at Omala

The Kogi State Government on Friday donated foodstuffs and other relief materials to victims of the recent flood disaster in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

Kogi government donates relief materials to flood victims

The Kogi Government on Monday, donated foodstuff and other relief items to victims of 2018 flood in Idah and Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Areas of the state.
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NBTE: Federal Polytechnic Nekede number one polytechnic in Nigeria

The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo, has emerged the best polytechnic in the country, according to the National Board for Technical Education.
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Kogi: Smart Adeyemi, Yakubu Oseni, Jibrin Isah win APC senatorial tickets

Senator Smart Adeyemi, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni and Alhaji Jibrin Isah have emerged the winners of the senatorial district primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi.

Kogi East: PDP denies Atai Aidoko’s election

The Peoples Democratic Party has denied the purported election of Senator Atai Aidoko for the Kogi East Senatorial District.

PDP disowns primary election held in Kogi East

The Peoples Democratic Party has disowned the purported primary election said to have been held for the Kogi East Senatorial District which produced a serving lawmaker at the National Assembly, Sen. Atai Aidoko as the winner through affirmation.
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APC primary: Muhammadu Buhari secures 387,003 votes in Kogi

Kogi chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday declared President Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the primaries held across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state on Friday.

NEMA: Flood disaster in Kogi may be worse than 2012 experience

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has expressed concerns over a possible repeat of the 2012 flood disaster in Kogi State when the River Niger overflowed its banks, displacing many residents.
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2019: Group drums support for President Buhari

Door-to-Door Movement, a political movement promoting the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, has said the general acceptance of the president by youths across the country would ensure his victory in 2019.

Gunmen kill newly promoted polytechnic director

The Director of Works, Federal Polytechnic, Idah, has been shot dead by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.

Accord Party vows to sack APC, PDP in Kogi

The Kogi State chairman of the Accord Party, Alhassan Adakeke, has expressed the resolve of the party to retire the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the political space of the state come 2019.

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APC: Governor Dickson is jittery over governorship poll, spreading falsehood

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