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The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Senator Melaye‘s trial: Court slams N100, 000 fine on prosecution

An FCT High Court Maitama on Tuesday ordered the prosecution to pay N100, 000 for stalling trial of the Sen. Dino Malaye in alleged falsehood filed against him.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC declares Kogi West senatorial election inconclusive

The electoral umpire said the declaration is due to the fact that the margin between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is lower than the number of registered voters in 53 polling units of 20 registration areas in the zone where elections were cancelled.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi elections: Senator Melaye rejects senatorial polls results

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election Dino Melaye has rejected results announced from the election thus far.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: INEC begins announcement of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Dino Melaye loses local council to Smart Adeyemi

The All Progressives Congress candidate in the Kogi West senatorial district re-run election, Smart Adeyemi, has defeated Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ijumu local government.
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Kogi Guber: Thugs snatch ballot boxes at Dino Melaye’s polling unit

Some thugs have snatched ballot boxes and chased away voters at PU 004, Ayetoro ward 1 in Ijumu local government area of Kogi state.
Voting has commenced in the Kogi Governorship and National Assembly election in the western senatorial district of the state, reports have it.

Kogi guber: Voting begins with massive turnout

Voting has commenced in the Kogi Governorship and National Assembly election in the western senatorial district of the state, reports have it.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: Only atomic bomb can disrupt Saturday elections

Anyone planning to disrupt Saturday’s governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States would need to use an atomic bomb if he is to succeed, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said.

Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu: Ndigbo don’t hate President Buhari, they want equity

Elder statesman, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has said that the Igbo nation does not hate President Muhammadu Buhari as portrayed but merely seek to be treated fairly in the country they call their own.
Children play on the West side of the Berlin wall in 1986, three years before the fall. Getty

Divisions rife as Germany marks 30 years since Berlin Wall fell

Germany on Saturday marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall that ushered in the end of communism and national reunification, as the Western alliance that helped secure those achievements is riddled with divisions.

Air Peace acquires new aircraft to boost operations

Nigerian airline Air Peace has acquired a B737-800NG to boost its domestic and regional operations in line with its expansion plan.

Kogi guber: PDP adjusts timetable, mourns loss of wife of campaign chief

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has adjusted its campaign timetable ahead of the Nov. 16, Kogi governorship election.
HANOI - Police in Vietnam have arrested eight people in relation to the discovery of 39 dead Vietnamese in a truck near London last month, state media said on Monday.

Reports: Vietnam arrests eight in connection with UK truck death

Police in Vietnam have arrested eight people in relation to the discovery of 39 dead Vietnamese in a truck near London last month, state media said on Monday.
The Federal Government has reiterated its support for the $12bn Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical through feedstocks and off-takers of products to add value to the nation’s economy. Mr Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, made this known during the tour of the refinery project in Lagos on Sunday. Dangote Refinery is situated at Lekki Free Trade Zone in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos. The minister was accompanied by Mr Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC); Mr Shakur Rufai, Acting Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and all Heads of NNPC subsidiaries.

Federal government pledges to support Dangote refinery

The Federal Government has reiterated its support for the $12bn Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical through feedstocks and off-takers of products to add value to the nation’s economy.
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Tunde Fashola: N287 billion inadequate to complete Nigeria’s 540 roads

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has told the National Assembly that the over N287 billion total allocation for his Ministry is inadequate to attend to all the 540 projects across the country.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators have gathered on Lebanon's streets on Sunday for a fourth day of anti-government protests that have led to the resignation of a Christian party from the government.

Protesters urged to open roads as Lebanese premier resign

Lebanese soldiers and security officials urged protesters to open blocked roads immediately on Wednesday.
The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (OPMAN) said on Monday that the country could generate about $420 million (about N151 billion) annually from onion cultivation.

Group: Nigeria can generate N151 billion from onions annually

The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (OPMAN) said on Monday that the country could generate about $420 million (about N151 billion) annually from onion cultivation.The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (OPMAN) said on Monday that the country could generate about $420 million (about N151 billion) annually from onion cultivation.

Anambra residents lament poor condition of federal roads

Though works have started on some of them, like the Onitsha-Awka expressway, the road, among others, is still a death trap to motorists.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps call for abolishment of ‘acceptance fee’ into tertiary institutions

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.
Jose Mourinho's first training session with Tottenham Hotspur went down well as he aims to return the Whitelily yo winning ways after taken over Mauricio Pochettino.

New Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho vows to develop youngsters

New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho appears to have taken a swipe at the academies of his former clubs, which include Chelsea and Manchester United – whilst praising the youth set-up at Spurs.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles potentials excites Gernot Rohr

Coach of Nigeria’s senior national team Gernot Rohr has stated that the Super Eagles is in the right direction and pleased with the way things are beginning to look for the team and members of the team as national team players settle into their club after a productive international window.
Head Coach of Akwa United John Obuh has said that his team “won’t be complacent when they square up against Abia Warriors in their first home match of the new NPFL season.”

John Obuh: Akwa United don’t need to press the panic button

“I don’t want to press any panic button yet. I just want to believe that all we want to do now is get back to our winning ways. Once we get our winning ways probably by the next game, I don’t think that we will lose any game for about 5 to 8 games.”

Man jailed for punching his dog while walking in park

Robert Black was given the 23-week sentenced at Reading Magistrates’ Court for causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.