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Former Lagos State Commissioner of Police Alhaji Abubakar Tsav has described as beastly and inhuman the murder of Salome Abu, a Kogi State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Women Leader, who was lynched and burned to death soon after the November 16.

Slain PDP woman leader buried amid tears

The charred remains of Mrs Salome Abuh, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) woman leader, who was burnt alive at Ochadamu, Kogi State, on Nov. 18, have been committed to mother earth.
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Kogi guber: Fake policeman arrested in Dekina

A fake police officer has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force at the Igala Unity Square area in Anyigba, Dekina local government area of Kogi State.

Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.

Kogi guber: PDP alleges plot to disenfranchise Kogi East electorate

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged subterranean plans to deny voters their franchise.
The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu- Attah of the Igala kingdom. 1

Attah Igala: Why I conferred on Kogi governor highest chieftaincy title

After a week of the conferment of chieftaincy title of ‘Ogah Ogwu-Attah’ on Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, which sparked public criticisms, the Attah Igala, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II over the weekend in Abuja insisted that the governor deserved the title.
The campaign organisation in a statement said a PDP supporter, Yusuf Seidu Uhiene, was killed in Ayingba, in Dekina local government, when the party’s governership candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was there for a stakeholders meeting.

Kogi guber: Igala-Bassa group endorses PDP candidate Musa Wada

The Igala Cultural Development Association (ICDA), Ukomu Igala and other cultural organisations of the Igala/Bassa nation, have thrown their weight behind Musa Wada and Sam Aro of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) as candidates in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd.), has been conferred with the Eju Attah of Igala land in Kogi State.

General Charles Airhiavbere gets Igala title

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd.), has been conferred with the Eju Attah of Igala land in Kogi State.
The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu- Attah of the Igala kingdom. 1

Attah Igala confers traditional titles on Governor Bello — in pictures

The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu-Attah of the Igala kingdom.

Igala kicks against planned chieftaincy title for Gov Bello

A social cultural organisation of the Igala people of Kogi state, Ojuju Agbadufu Igala, has asked the Ata Igala and Chairman of the Kogi state Council of Chiefs, Dr. Michael Oboni, to suspend the planned conferment of a chieftaincy title on Governor Yahaya Bello.

Kogi guber: Former minister canvasses support for Governor Bello

Professor Stephen Ocheni, the immediate past Minister of State, Labour and Productivity, has called on the people of Kogi East to vote massively for Governor Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the forthcoming governorship election, to enable him complete laudable programmes he has started.

Kogi guber: 13 governorship aspirants cleared by PDP

As the governorship election of Kogi State approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 13 aspirants who indicated interest to fly the party’s flag.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria currently in darkness

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has met with leadership of Fulani herdsmen in the Southwest, Kogi and Kwara States, saying that the nation is currently in darkness due to wanton insecurity and killings.

Kogi guber: Igala say no second term Governor Bello

Rising from its inauguration of Ukomu Igala, a socio-cultural organization of Igala nation, Kaduna State chapter, at the weekend, the leaders from the eastern senatorial zone of Kogi State have rejected endorsement of the State governor, Yahaya Bello, for the second term in office.

Governor Bello flags off reconstruction of Dekina-Ayingba road

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised more developmental projects to all parts of the state on the basis of equity and fairness.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Kogi State Council of Traditional Rulers led by H.E. Yahaya Bello in State House on 19th June 2019.3

Kogi group flays Governor Bello’s, traditional rulers’ visit to President Buhari

The visit of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello and traditional rulers from the state to Aso Villa last week to seek the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari has angered an Igala socio-cultural organisation, the Ukomu Igala Organisation (UIO).

IPOB: Sit-at-home order successful in 100 countries

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described its May 30 sit-at-home order as a huge success, saying over 100 countries where Biafra people resided participated.
A Nigerian staff of the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) Mathew Danjuma Oguche, has been identified as one of the two victims killed during Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government, Kaduna State.

Mathew Oguche: The Nigerian killed in Kaduna attack

A Nigerian staff of the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) Mathew Danjuma Oguche, has been identified as one of the two victims killed during Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government, Kaduna State.

Kogi election: Ex-Governor Wada calls for cancellation of polls in Dekina

Capt. Idris Wada, former Governor of Kogi, has called for cancellation of the Saturday State Assembly and Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency Supplementary elections in Dekina Local Government.

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Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

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Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.