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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.

NERDC promises to support Kogi on curriculum, indigenous language

The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), on Friday promised to support Kogi Government on teachers’ training, production of curriculum and indigenous languages.
A supporter of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu holds a photograph of Kanu, who is expected to appear at a magistrate court, during a rally in Abuja, Nigeria December 1, 2015. Kanu - an activist who divides his time between the UK and Nigeria, spreading his ethos on social media and Radio Biafra - was arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy and belonging to an illegal society. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Minimum wage: Nnamdi Kanu calls labour union to join in election boycott

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to join IPOB in its election boycott campaign.

Groundnut production: Governor Ikpeazu sponsors 132 trainees in Onitsha

No fewer than 132 unemployed persons are currently undergoing three-day training in Onitsha, Anambra, on groundnut production, processing and packaging for self-employment.

5 killed, 50 houses razed in Kogi communities clash

No fewer than five persons have been reportedly killed in a fresh communal clash between Igala, and Bassa Kwomu speaking tribe in Kogi State.

Kogi Assembly condemns attacks, seeks prosecution of perpetrators

The Kogi House of Assembly has condemned the herdsmen’s attacks on some villages in Dekina, Omala and Bassa council areas of the state. It urged the Federal Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.

How Tunde Ogbeha and wife begged General Babangida to create Kogi state

There have been claims and counter claims on how Kogi state was created. In the book titled, ‘A NOBLE PATH’, an authorized biography of Jonathan Tunde Ogbeha, by Mr. Innocent Nzeke Waniko, revealed how Kogi state was created.

Kogi govt reintroduces Igala traditional festivals

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has lifted the ban placed on five Igala annual traditional festivals since 1963.

Is Nigeria ready for cattle colonies?

The Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle colonies as a way of checking the incessant herdsmen/farmers clashes has continued to attract reactions and vast interest since it was announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, three weeks ago.

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Kogi impeachment: Simon Achuba not under house arrest – Police

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Polo: President Buhari leads others to First Bank Georgian Cup centenary finale

As the battle for top prizes at the 2019 First Bank Georgian Cup centenary Polo Tournament reaches a climax this weekend, there are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari would lead dignitaries to the closing ceremony of the International Polo Fiesta tomorrow.
Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre lost her quarter final game yesterday to Ukrainian opponent, Strakhova Valeriya, in the ongoing second leg Lagos Open Tennis at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.

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