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Gunmen abduct Kogi Speaker’s brother, wife, two others

The brother of the Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, his wife and two others have been abducted by unknown gunmen.

Governor Bello assures President Buhari of support for his re-election bid

Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has pledged the support of the people of Kogi State to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Driver sentenced to death for robbing, killing boss

A High Court sitting in Ondo State has sentenced a man, Akinyemi Babatunde, to death after he was found guilty of armed robbery and killing his boss.

President Buhari is best option for 2019 – Governor Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has reiterated his support for the second term Presidency of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the Anti-Corruption Czar remains the best option for a “stable and united Nigeria”.

Governor Yahaya Bello reaffirms commitment to clear salary arrears

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday reaffirmed commitment to pay salaries and pension arrears of all genuine workers in the state.

Kogi CJ discharges inmate illegally remanded in prisons

Kogi Chief Judge, Nasir Ajanah, has discharged and acquitted one Gide Garba illegally detained as an Awaiting Trial Inmate (ATI) in the Kabba Federal Prisons.

Flood: NYCN mobilises 1,000 volunteers to riverine areas in Kogi

The National Youth Council of Nigeria, Kogi chapter, says it has concluded plans to mobilise 1,000 youth volunteers in the state to complement government’s efforts in tackling flooding in riverine areas.

Kogi’s Lassa fever patient dies

The 18-year-old lady, Miss Aisha Jimoh, confirmed to have contracted the dreaded Lassa fever is dead.

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Gernot Rohr wants John Ogu to quit Israeli league

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Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer during attack in Kenya

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Australia joins US in rejecting UN migration pact

Australia's conservative government said on Wednesday it would not sign a UN pact on migration because the agreement would undermine its existing immigration policies.