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Gani Adams threatens to attack violent herdsmen, lists hideouts

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West.

Prince Kolawole reelected speaker of Kogi Assembly

Members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Thursday reelected Prince Matthew Kolawole as the new speaker of the 7th Assembly.
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.
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.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

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.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
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Kogi elections: APC wins 21 of 25 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 21 out of the 25 seats in the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday.

Six INEC staff abducted, released in Kogi

Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Violence mars polls as two feared killed, several injured

Violence generally marred the state Assembly election in Kogi state as two people were feared dead while several others are said to have been injured.
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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.

Gunmen abduct Kogi Speaker’s brother, wife, two others

The brother of the Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, his wife and two others have been abducted by unknown gunmen.

Crisis hits Kogi PDP over senatorial ticket for Dino Melaye

Fresh crisis has hit the Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the disqualification of some aspirants for the Kogi West senatorial district.
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APC primary: Muhammadu Buhari secures 387,003 votes in Kogi

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.
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2019: Kogi PDP aspirants accuse Bukola Saraki of favouring Dino Melaye

Aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party for its Kogi West Senatorial District ticket have vowed to work against the party in the 2019 general elections.

Senator Melaye’s security shoots policeman at checkpoint in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command has summoned Senator Dino Melaye to report at the Kogi State Criminal and Investigation Department after his armed guards fired on a team of policemen on patrol duties in the state.

House of Representatives open investigation into Abacha loot recovery

The House of Representatives Wednesday resolved to investigate the value of all funds recovered from foreign accounts operated by late military head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha from 1998 till date.

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.

Senator Dino Melaye survives recall attempt

One of the troubles of the senator representing Kogi West senatoral district, Mr. Dino Melaye, seemed over as he had survived the attempt to recall him from the Senate.

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.

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Drivers accused of stealing Dangote Refinery’s N1 million iron rods

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Olympics: Aruna Quadri, others head for Tunisia for qualifying tourney

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Corporation scales up Lagos road repairs

The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) at the weekend pledged its commitment to curb gridlock through continuous rehabilitation of failed sections of major roads across the state.

Floods: Yobe government distributes relief materials to one of the worse hit villages

Yobe state government on Sunday through Yobe state emergency management agency (YOSEMA) distributed food and Non-food items to the victims of flood disaster in kanda village in Nangere local government area.