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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.
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, wife at hometown for thanksgiving service

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, on Sunday attended an Interdenominational Service of Praise and Thanksgiving at their hometown, Ikenne in Ogun.
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Kogi elections: APC wins 21 of 25 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 21 out of the 25 seats in the Kogi State House of Assembly.

Kogi elections: Speaker Kolawole wins re-election bid

Mr. Matthew Kolawole, the Speaker, Kogi House of Assembly, has been re-elected to represent Kabba/Bunu State Constituency.

Kogi elections: APC in clear lead

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced some of the results from Saturday’s state assembly results from across Kogi State, with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in clear lead.

PDP decries killings, violence, militarisation of elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the heavy militarisation, violence and killing of innocent Nigerians allegedly by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 9, 2019 Governorship and state assembly elections.
Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday.

Six INEC staff abducted, released in Kogi

Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Violence mars polls as two feared killed, several injured

Violence generally marred the state Assembly election in Kogi state as two people were feared dead while several others are said to have been injured.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Elections: Low turnout in Kogi

Today’s state assembly election witnessed low turnout in most polling units in Kogi State. The governorship election in the state comes up in November this year.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed thanks to Nigerians for their concern following the chopper incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.

AIB: Why VP Osinbajo’s chopper crashed

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Wednesday released preliminary report on the helicopter crash involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi state penultimate Saturday.

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Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

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Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.