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The Secretary to the Kogi State Government (SSG), Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel hearing investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.
Professor Stephen Ocheni, the immediate past Minister of State, Labour and Productivity, has called on the people of Kogi East to vote massively for Governor Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the forthcoming governorship election, to enable him complete laudable programmes he has started.
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threw their weight behind the decision of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to challenge Wednesday’s judgment of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) which upheld INEC’s declaration of Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the 2019 presidential poll.
The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has urged political actors in Kogi State to eschew violence as the unity and peaceful coexistence of the state are not negotiable.
Former Governor of Kogi State, Clarence Olafemi, has said his weekend visitation to governor Yahaya Bello was because of impunity in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and that he may be dumping the PDP for APC soon.
The administrative machinery of the National Association of Nigerians Students (NANS) will relocate to Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, in response to the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, its National Secretary, Comrade Yusuf Farouk said.
River water from six of the eight countries that make up the Niger Basin has arrived Nigeria, increasing the risk of flooding in 10 states, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency alerted Nigerians on Saturday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of purchasing Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from registered voters in Kogi State for N5000 each ahead of the November 16 governorship election.g
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said he has made a lot of sacrifices to unite the people of Kogi State irrespective of religious and ethnic divides since assumption of office, noting that if the state was not united, no meaningful development could be achieved.g
Against the backdrop of increase in violence and thuggery activities associated with elections, a nongovernmental organisation ‘The Participation Initiative for Behavioural Change in Development’ (PIBCID), has called on stakeholders on election management to increase sensitisation and awareness to rural communities in Kogi State.
Ten PDP governorship aspirants, who lost the bid for the party’s ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship race, have declared their support for the winner, Mr Musa Wada.
Kogi State campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 16 governorship poll.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.
The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has declined to lead the Kogi State governorship campaign for the November 16 poll.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he was not traumatised while the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivered it judgment on Wednesday.
Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.
After 46 days in the hands of her abductors, Bayelsa State Police Command has given a firm assurance that Mrs. Beauty Siasia who was kidnapped on 15th July this year at her resident at Odoni Community in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state would be rescued.
National Examination Council has withheld the results of over 30,000 candidates in public schools in Niger State, due to the inability of State Government to pay their examination fees.
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has said that the Federal government would maintain its benchmark of 60 dollars per barrel in spite of the sudden increase in the price of crude oil.
The Niger Delta Youth Movement, Delta State Chapter, has given its nod to the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba from Warri South as Managing Director, NDDC, describing it as a reward and responsibility to oil producing areas to be at the core of development of the Niger Delta.
A former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe, has distanced himself from reports that he defected to the Alliance for Democracy (AD) following his failure to clinch the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the November 16 election in Bayelsa State.
Some financial experts on Thursday said that Value Added Tax (VAT) increment by the Federal Government would further dampen purchasing power of Nigerians.
The Board of Trustees (BoT) and National Executive Council (NEC) of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) have passed a vote of confidence in the leadership of Kolade David Alabi as the National President of the association.
Leader of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will on Tuesday lead a delegation to the UN office in Geneva, Switzerland.
No fewer than 12 young female currency vendors have been arrested by men of Rivers State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged illicit sale of naira notes.