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Kogi governor donates free books, laptops to public schools

Pupils of public primary schools across the 21 Local Government Area (LGAs) in Kogi State were excited on Thursday when the officials from the state governor, Yahaya Bello, brought in free books, laptops and other instructional materials.
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Appeal Court reserves judgment in suit filed by Senator Melaye

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday reserved judgment in three separate appeals filed by the Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, challenging his election victory that was quashed in August by the National Assembly election petition tribunal.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Tajudeen Yusuf (Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency of Kogi State), has said whoever emerges winner of Tuesday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries will determine the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello’s fate.

Kogi guber: Outcome of PDP primaries may seal Governor Bello’s fate – Teejay Yusuf

A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Tajudeen Yusuf (Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency of Kogi State), has said whoever emerges winner of Tuesday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries will determine the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello’s fate.

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.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Senator Melaye reacts to sack by election tribunal

The senator who was sacked by an election tribunal has assured his supporters that he would be victorious at a higher court.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.

Flynas picks Lagos pilgrims’ luggage for tomorrow’s flight

Officials of the Saudi Arabia airline, Flynas, on Thursday stormed the Makkan Lagos pilgrims house to pick their luggage ahead of tomorrow (Saturday’s) flight to Lagos.
The general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye, has revealed what led him into praying for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo shortly before the helicopter crash in February he and his team survived in Kabba, Kogi State.

Pastor Adeboye: What God told me about VP’s helicopter crash

The general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye, has revealed what led him into praying for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo shortly before the helicopter crash in February he and his team survived in Kabba, Kogi State.

Gani Adams threatens to attack violent herdsmen, lists hideouts

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West.

Suspected rice smugglers attack Customs men in Kwara

Two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service attached to Kwara/Niger/Kogi area Command were reportedly attacked during a clash with suspected rice smugglers on Tuesday in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Yoruba groups to rally against killings, kidnapping in Southwest

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Koya Movement, has declared tomorrow as a national day of protest against the ongoing killings and kidnapping across Yoruba-speaking states, including Kogi and Kwara.

Prince Kolawole reelected speaker of Kogi Assembly

Members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Thursday reelected Prince Matthew Kolawole as the new speaker of the 7th Assembly.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Smart Adeyemi: Why I am challenging Dino Melaye’s election

Former Senator and candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Kogi West senatorial District, Smart Adeyemi, has confirmed his decision to challenge the results of the just concluded election at the tribunal, pointing out that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Dino Melaye, did not actually win the election as it was laden with gross irregularities.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of ”Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

Chopper crash: Kogi government, others would’ve been in trouble had I died – VP...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Sunday that many people would been in trouble had he died in the February 2nd chopper crash in Kabba, Kogi State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and Wife, Her Excellency, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, attend RCCG Apapa Family Christmas Day Worship service themed- Lets-Go-A-Fishing; His Name is Wonderful, held at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos-1

VP Osinbajo: How I survived ‘rigours, hazards’ of election campaigns

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday recalled his experience in February 2 helicopter crash in Kabba, Kogi State, attributing his survival to God’s special mercy.

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