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Gunmen abduct five-day-old baby, police detain father

A five-day-old baby allegedly abducted in their home in Ijagbe commmunity, Mopa-Muro Local Government Area, Kogi, is yet to be found 10 days after the incident.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Kogi to devote sections of libraries to Pius Adesanmi’s works

Kogi State Government on Sunday promised to devote sections of its libraries to the Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi’s works and encourage literary clubs in the state to celebrate his life and accomplishments.
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Kogi elections: APC wins re-scheduled assembly election in Mopamuro

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Ademola Bello, has been declared winner of the rescheduled House of Assembly election conducted on Sunday in Mopamuro Local Government Area of Kogi State.

INEC postpones elections in Kogi local government

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, postponed the state House of Assembly election across Mopamuro Local Government Area of Kogi state.
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Elections: Yomi Awoniyi commends INEC, security officials, electorate in Kogi West

A former deputy governor of Kogi State, Yomi Awoniyi, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security officials and the electorate for their orderly conduct in Western Senatorial Zone of the state in Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.
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Elections: Senator Melaye floors Smart Adeyemi in Mopamuro

Mr Dino Melaye, a senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the highest votes in Mopamuro Local Government Area, Kogi west senatorial zone.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
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Dino Melaye wanted in Abuja, Kogi

On Friday, Kogi State Police Command, sent a detachment of officers to his country home in Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest, an incident that the senator has now distorted.
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Police: Why we invaded Dino Melaye’s house

Kogi State Police Command has confirmed that it sent a detachment of officers to the house of Sen. Dino Melaye at Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest.

Kogi APC endorses Smart Adeyemi for Senate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Takete Ide/Otafun ward 07 of Mopamuro local government area has declared total support for the senatorial ambition of Senator Smart Adeyemi in Kogi West senatorial district, saying the project should be seen as an “Okun Agenda”.

Customs seizes 5,448 bags of foreign rice, arrests 3 suspects

Operatives of the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service Special Strike Force, have seized 5,448 bags of 50kg foreign rice in the last seven days.

Senator Melaye’s recall: INEC releases results for verification of voters

The bid to recall Sen. Dino Melaye from the Senate has finally crashed as only 5.34 per cent of the total 188,500 signatories to his recall petition were verified in an exercise held on Saturday.

INEC to take decision on Senator Melaye’s recall process in few days

The recall process of the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Mr. Dino Melaye, will be part of the discussions on Thursday, when the management of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) meet to deliberate, it was learnt.

We will not condone cattle rustling in Kogi – Governor Bello

The Kogi State Government has warned cattle rustlers that their nefarious activities will not be condoned in the State.

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