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In meteorological lore, hurricanes – cyclone-strength winds are usually named after females. But an exception was seemingly made last Saturday when ‘Hurricane Oshiomhole’ that sacked the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the maritime state of Bayelsa made landfall. This time, elated locals gave it a man’s name, in sheer awe of the comprehensiveness and clinical finish of the change it brought.
The Independent National Electoral Commission is now set to conclude the collation of the results of the 16 November governorship election in Kogi state, with Governor Yahaya Bello of APC and Engineer Musa Wada, the main rivals.
The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has claimed that Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination.
The Peoples Democratic Party has raised objections to some of the results announced for the governorship election in Kogi state, in which the incumbent, Yahaya Bello is galloping away to victory.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship and the results of the rerun election into the Kogi West Senatorial District election held on Saturday.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election, in Kogi State, the Olu of Magongo, Obin Sam Bola Ojo, has placed a curse on whoever brings violence to his kingdom, declaring that the person will die a mysterious death before the end of this year.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state of planning to arrest some members of the party.
Kogi chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday declared President Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the primaries held across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state on Friday.
The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the conviction and sentencing of a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and ex-Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state, Gabriel Daudu, for N1.4bn fraud.
Rev Bayo Adelaja of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lokoja, has urged Kogi people to fervently pray for the state to enable it surmount its present challenges.
A director in the Kogi State civil service, Mr. Edward Soje, whose wife recently gave birth to a set of triplets after 17 years of marriage, has committed suicide in Lokoja, the state capital, following the non-payment of his 11 months salaries by the state government.
A director in the Kogi State civil service, Mr Edward Soje, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree in Lokoja, the state capital .
The newly appointed Head of Service in Kogi, Mrs Hasana Lawal, has been retired.
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), has organised a special training toward strengthening the country’s capacity to prevent and respond to diseases outbreak.
The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.
Chief Chris Isiguzo, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday advocated for constitutional roles for traditional rulers in the country.
For the second time in about a week, the Federal Government has declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which can never be allowed to stand.
Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.
The Coalition of APC Support Groups at the weekend asked the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to officially announce the choice of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the substantive National Secretary of the party without further delay.
With Fenerbahce suffering on the financial front, the Turkish giants could be forced to sell off some of their key assets in order to alleviate their economic issues.
Inter Milan have lined up Nigerian winger Victor Moses in the event of the Leonardo Spinazzola-Matteo Politano swap deal between the Nerazzurri and Roma falling through.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Governor Hope Uzodinma has ordered the suspension of all contracts awarded before his resumption of office.