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Adams Oshiomhole

‘Hurricane Oshiomhole’ sweeps through Bayelsa, Kogi

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.
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring orderly process, saying the timely arrival of materials at the polling units was commendable.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello wins Ibaji, Lokoja local councils

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

Kogi elections: Results so far announced by INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced results for the just concluded gubernatorial election in Kogi State which held on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: PDP complains as Yahaya Bello gallops home to victory

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.
YIAGA Africa

Kogi elections: YIAGA Africa reports voter inducement, violence, bribery of INEC and security officers

As results continue to pour in from the November 16 governorship elections in Kogi State, a preliminary report by an independent group of observers has cast a doubt on the credibility of the exercise.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: Governor Bello receives boost as PDP chieftains defect to APC

The candidature of Governor Yahaya Bello and his deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) received a boost on Wednesday at Insalu, the headquarters of Yagba East Local Government Area, as the former acting governor, Chief Clarence Olafemi and hundreds of PDP members in the federal constituency renounced their membership and defected to the APC.

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.

Apapa port: Reps member calls for NPA’s relocation over gridlock

The lawmaker representing Yagba-East/Yagba-West/Mopamuro Federal Constituency of Kogi State, Mr Leke Abejide, has called for the relocation of the Nigerian Ports Authority from the First Gate of the Apapa Port as part of the measures to reduce the gridlock in the area.

Group donates books, instructional materials to schools, empowers women

The South East Yagba Development Association Women’s wing (SEYDAW), has donated books and instructional materials to schools in 15 communities in the area.

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.
APC Nigeria Supporters

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.
Dino Melaye

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.

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Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Emeka Ihedioha never won Imo, Supreme Court made correction

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
It was gathered that the victim, who was reportedly taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-aba Abeokuta, died on Saturday.

One dies of Lassa fever in Ogun

Barely three days after the Ogun State Government denied outbreak of Lassa fever, a 26-year-old woman, Titilayo Akinsola, on Saturday, died of the hemorrhagic fever in Abeokuta, the state capital.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Lassa fever: 29 deaths, 195 confirmed cases reported in 11 states – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever had been reported in 11 states of the federation.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Manchester United target Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo

Manchester United are looking at Odion Ighalo as they try to bring in a striker on loan following the long-term injury to Marcus Rashford.