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Ninth National Assembly: APC North Central governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-central geo-political zone on Thursday endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Kola Ologbondiyan: PDP winning streak will be repeated in Kogi

Ahead of Kogi State governorship election scheduled for November, Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday, boasted that the winning streak of the party in the just concluded governorship elections would be repeated in the state.

Presidency: Federal government school feeding programme now in 30 states

The federal government’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is currently feeding over 9.5 million public primary schools (classes 1-3) pupils with one free, balanced and nutritious meal a day in 30 states nationwide; while it has empowered 101,913 cooks in these states, the Presidency has said.

Governor Yahaya Bello declares for second term

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday declared interest to contest the gubernatorial seat for a second term.

Kogi guber: Military can’t stop the people from kicking out Governor Bello – Alfa...

A chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Comrade Alfa Fidelis, has boasted of overwhelming victory in the forthcoming November 2 governorship election in the state.

Petroleum prices: Petrol remains steady as kerosene, diesel climb

The Average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, remains steady, as the price of kerosene, diesel others increased in the month of March 2019.

NBS: Inflation rate drops to 11.25% in March

The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation with the index dropping to 11.25 per cent (year-on-year) in March 2019.

NCC tasks consumers on protection of telecom infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called for a collaborative efforts towards protecting telecom infrastructure 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.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.

Three suspects arrested for kidnap of Channels TV reporter

The police force headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of three suspected kidnappers said to be responsible for the abduction of a Channels Television reporter, Mr Friday Okeregbe, on March, 22 in Abuja.

INEC urged to use electronic voting in subsequent elections for effectiveness

The Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) National Executive Committee (NEC) on Friday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to use electronic voting in subsequent elections to guarantee effectiveness in the process.

Court adjourns sine die ruling in suit challenging removal of Kogi CJ

A High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe, Kogi, on Friday adjourned sine die, a suit instituted by the state Judiciary against the Executive over alleged attempts to illegally remove the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Education: Kogi gets support from UNICEF

Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, the Kogi Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, has said that the state was among the five new states that receiveed support on education from the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

Lagos consumes 20 million eggs daily

Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau, has said the state consumes 20 million eggs daily, one of the largest in the country.

Federal government steps up youth, voter education to check electoral manipulation

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed, said on Thursday that the Federal Government had stepped up its youths and voter education campaigns to check electoral violence.

Lagos consumes 20 million eggs daily

Lagos Commissioner for Agriculture, Honourable Oluwatoyin Suarau, said the state consumes 20 million eggs daily, one of the largest in the country.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

We must assure Nigerians of their safety, security without excuses

Criminal records point to a significant rise in crime following the conclusion of the general elections. While some security experts have attributed the trend to the disengagement of the criminal elements from politically-related activities for which they might have been engaged during the elections, others have attributed the trend to socio-economic factors.

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