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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.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged subterranean plans to deny voters their franchise.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised more developmental projects to all parts of the state on the basis of equity and fairness.
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).
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.
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 Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
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.
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.
Aggrieved workers affected by the disengagement exercise at Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, in December 2019 have written to the institution, giving it a 30-day ultimatum to reinstate them or face legal action.
The Nigerian Navy fight against smuggling activities on the waterways has continued unabated as the command has arrested five suspects.and impounded 4 boats.
A pan-Igbo socio-political group, Igbo Leadership Development Foundation (ILDF), has insisted on strict adherence to the zoning arrangement for the Anambra 2021 governorship election, warning that the incident rocking Imo state must be avoided.
Serena Williams said she was “nowhere near” as good as 15-year-old Coco Gauff when she was that age as the American great reached the Australian Open third round Wednesday despite being far from her best.
In a bid to boost the digital economic team, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari has approved some changes at the Nigeria Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, Ltd.