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Kola Ologbondiyan

Terrorism: PDP urges National Assembly to summon President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to upon resumption on Tuesday urgently use its legislative instruments to intervene in the deteriorating security situation in the country.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Former Kogi governor, son reject calls for expulsion from PDP

Son and former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Idris and Ibrahim Idris, has countered the calls for their expulsion from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it is uncalled for.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

NGF: States working with federal government, others to control Lassa fever

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it is working with the Federal Ministry of Health and other agencies to intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country, as well prevent any case of the Coronavirus in the country.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 1,527 kidnap suspects, recover 2,037 firearms in 2019

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the force had arrested 1, 527 kidnap suspects and recovered 2,037 firearms across the country in 2019.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Amotekun: A vote of no confidence in President Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the setting up of a joint security outfit, Amotekun, by governors of the six states in the Southwest, was an indication of vote of no confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the security situation in the country.

Four herdsmen killed in Kogi, bodies dumped in river

Suspected youths from Oforachi community in Idah LGA of Kogi State, have allegedly killed four herdsmen and dumped their bodies in the Ofu rivers.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

Kogi governor congratulates Simon Lalong on Supreme Court victory

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has sent hearty felicitations to Plateau State Governor and Chairman, Northern Governors' Forum, Simon Bako Lalong on his victory at the Supreme Court.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Court strikes out Natasha Akpoti’s suit against Yahaya Bello

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by Natasha Akpoti, Social Democratic Party (SDP)’s candidate in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi, against Governor Yahaya Bello, for lacking in locus standi.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Kogi office, has sealed three petrol filling stations for adjusting their pumps to dispense fuel below the approved quantity.

DPR seals five petrol, gas stations in Kogi for cheating

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Kogi office, has sealed three petrol filling stations for adjusting their pumps to dispense fuel below the approved quantity.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria inflation rises to 11.98 per cent

Inflation in Nigeria rose to a 19-month high in December, as prices continued to rise many months after the country closed its borders with its neighbours.

Federal government disburses $155 million youth employment fund to 16 states

Since inception in 2013, about $155m has been disbursed by the Federal Government to about 16 states under the Youth Employment and Social Support Program.

Kogi government treating corruption with levity – group

The Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has said it was sad and disheartening that the Kogi State government has been taking the issue of corruption with levity, saying the Governor Yahaya Bello administration could not account for the huge allocations and several interventions it collected in the last four years.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

NGO berates Kogi government over refusal to conduct council poll

A nongovernmental organisation, the Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has described failure of Governor Yahaya Bello’s administration in Kogi to conduct local government election in the last four years as indicative of lack of transparency and accountability in the State.
Nigeria Police

Police intercepts three persons with firearms in Zamfara

The Police special squad, “Operation Puff Adder” has intercepted three persons with guns concealed in sacks around Lalan area of Gusau, the Zamfara capital.

Kogi governor constitutes new minimum wage committee

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has approved the constitution of a fourteen-man (14-man) committee for the negotiations of the implementation of the New National Minimum Wage in Kogi State.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun will stall kidnappings, armed robbery – security experts

Two security experts, on Monday, said that the newly inaugurated Southwest security outfit, ‘Amotekun’, would help curb crimes such as armed robbery and kidnapping on the highways
Former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has condoled with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi over the death of his sister, Hajia Rabietu Bello, and the recent attack on Tawari community in the state.

Senator Ali Modu Sherrif condemns Tawari attack

Former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has condoled with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi over the death of his sister, Hajia Rabietu Bello, and the recent attack on Tawari community in the state.

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have paid their tributes to Kobe Bryant after the NBA legend died on Sunday. The former LA Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were two of the nine people who died on board a helicopter when it crashed outside the city of Calabasas, which is situated to the west of Los Angeles, at around 10am on Sunday morning.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after NBA legend dies

The former LA Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were two of the nine people who died on board a helicopter when it crashed outside the city of Calabasas, which is situated to the west of Los Angeles, at around 10am on Sunday morning.
Two female suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in Gwoza, Borno state, killing a 12-year-old boy and injuring thirteen others.

One killed, thirteen injured as suicide bombers attack Borno

Two female suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in Gwoza, Borno state, killing a 12-year-old boy and injuring thirteen others.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, visited the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) National Reference Laboratory (NRL) in Gaduwa, Abuja on the 9th of January 2020. 8

Lassa fever: Health minister visits Kano

The Federal Government has commended the Kano State Government for taking proactive measures to curb Lassa fever in the state.
Britain on Sunday announced a new fast-track visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians as it prepares a new immigration system for life outside the European Union.

Britain unveils new visa scheme

Britain on Sunday announced a new fast-track visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians as it prepares a new immigration system for life outside the European Union.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

10 killed by unknown gunmen in Plateau

Ten people, were on Sunday killed by unknown gunmen around Kwatas village, in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State.