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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.
Federal Polytechnic Nekede

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.
Yakubu Oseni

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.
Muhammadu Buhari

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.
Flood

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari

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.

Violence in Ebonyi as rival communities resume hostilities

There was pandemonium in Enyigba and Echi-Alike communities in Abakaliki and Ikwo local government areas of Ebonyi State on Friday as heavy gunfire erupted in the boundary areas of the communities.

President Buhari appoints seven INEC resident commissioners, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointments of seven Resident Electoral Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission among other appointments into some agencies in the Ministries of Health, Information and Culture, Education as well as Power, Works, and Housing.

Chief Justice Onnoghen to inaugurate ESVARBON disciplinary tribunal

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will inaugurate Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) 14-member disciplinary tribunal in few weeks time.

Senate urges federal govt to repair inter-state roads

The Senate has called on the federal government to ensure the rehabilitation and repair of inter-state roads in Nigeria in the 2018 fiscal year.

Kogi govt urged to invest more in agriculture

An agriculturist, Mr Yakubu Enejo, has advised the Kogi Government to invest more in agriculture so as to create employment opportunities for its citizens.

Judge handling Senator Dino Melaye’s assassination attempt is dead

Justice Aromeh Benson Akogu, the Kabba Resident High Court Judge in Kogi handling the case of attempted assassination of Senatoe Dino Melaye, is dead.

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Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

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Oby Ezekwesili urges Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral bill

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.