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Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu- Attah of the Igala kingdom. 1

Attah Igala confers traditional titles on Governor Bello — in pictures

The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu-Attah of the Igala kingdom.

James Faleke backs out of Kogi governorship race

Member of the House of Representatives, Hon James Abiodun Faleke, has declined offer from the people of Kogi West Senatorial district to contest the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forth coming governorship election.
Dino Melaye

PDP: We can’t abandon Senator Melaye in trying times

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council in Kogi State has described as fictitious, unfounded and tendentious, claims that the party has abandoned the spokesman of the council and senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, in his hour of need.

Kingsley Fanwo: Call for Smart Adeyemi’s disqualification self-serving, undemocratic

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Mopamuro local government area of Kogi State, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, has described calls for the disqualification of Senator Smart Adeyemi from the APC senatorial primaries as “self-serving, irresponsible and undemocratic”.

Kogi government approves Dele Owoniyi as new Kabba monarch

A retired Customs officer, Solomon Dele Owoniyi, has been approved by the Kogi State government as the new Obaro of Kabba.

Dino Melaye, others lobby for creation of university in Okun land

The National Universities Commission, NUC, disclosed Monday that within the last five years, about six million University admission seekers in Nigeria were denied admission.

How Tunde Ogbeha and wife begged General Babangida to create Kogi state

There have been claims and counter claims on how Kogi state was created. In the book titled, ‘A NOBLE PATH’, an authorized biography of Jonathan Tunde Ogbeha, by Mr. Innocent Nzeke Waniko, revealed how Kogi state was created.

2019: President Buhari may lose in Kogi – Rep Faleke

Former deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, James Abiodun Faleke, has given several reasons President Muhammadu Buhari may lose the 2019 election in the state.

Okun people to honour Ooni of Ife at 2017 Kabba Cultural Festival

The Okun people in Kogi have concluded arrangements for the Nov. 3 Kabba Festival of Cultural Heritage with royal banquet to honour the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II.

Shehu Shagari’s regime scuttled Nigeria’s move to be self-sufficient in rice production – Ex-President...

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday said Nigeria was almost achieving self sufficiency in rice production in 1979 before he quit as the military Head of state.

How neighbour killed my father with machete over generator smoke – Teenager tells court

A 16-year-old boy, Adeola Okanlawan, on Tuesday told an Igbosere High Court in Lagos how his father was killed with a machete after complaining of smoke coming from a neighbour’s electricity generator.

Sadau, Ajibade unveiled as hosts of BON Awards

The Best of Nollywood (BON) awards will be hosted by actors Gbenro Ajibade and Rahama Sadau, the organisers have announced.

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu begins redevelopment of Lagos Island

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began moves to redevelop the Lagos Island with the taking over of the over 100-year-old Jankara Market in order to give it a facelift and total revitalization.

Nine killed as female suicide bomber attacks western Chad

Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday.
This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian presidential press service on January 20, 2020 shows the President Volodymyr Zelensky (3L) during his talks with Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development (not seen) in Kiev. – Ukraine insisted on Janaury 20 that Iran hand over the black box flight recorders of a Ukrainian passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Iranian forces during a spike in tensions with Washington. (Photo by HO / UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) /

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.

Angola vows to bring back Isabel dos Santos after ‘Luanda Leaks’ release

Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.

Niger Delta militants attack PANDEF over refusal to negotiate with President Buhari

The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has condemned the decision of the Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (PANDEF) to stop all forms of negotiation with the Federal Government on behalf of the Niger Delta region.