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Police: Drug abuse in Kogi worrisome

The Kogi State Police Command has reiterated its commitment to partner with non-state actors in tackling the menace of drug abuse in the state.

Kogi guber: No endorsement for Governor Bello yet – APC

Contrary to reports making the rounds that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State had endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello as its main candidate for the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state, some members of the party’s State Executive Committee have said no one had been adopted.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello, APC stakeholders meet for truce

The two camps of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kogi state have met in Abuja as part of efforts to mend fences ahead of the November governorship election.

Kogi APC faction’s secretary debunks Governor Bello’s endorsement

The factional Secretary of Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC), Salam Tom Adejoh, has debunked alleged endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello’s bid for re-election ahead of the state’s governorship poll billed to hold on November 16.
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Mustapha Audu: President Buhari, traditional rulers won’t save Governor Bello

The All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant in November 16 Kogi governorship election, Prince Mustapha Mona Audu, has warned that not even the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari and the recent visit of Kogi traditional rulers to the State House, can influence the re-election of the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello.
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Kogi Court: Governor Bello, assemblyman have no power to remove chief judge

The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Koton-Karfe, has ruled that the executive and state legislature, jointly or unilaterally, cannot remove the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah, without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC).
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: NGF to make stand on state police known soon

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Kogi State Council of Traditional Rulers led by H.E. Yahaya Bello in State House on 19th June 2019.1

Kogi monarchs meet President Buhari, seek support for Governor Bello’s second term

Kogi State Traditional Rulers Council on Wednesday presented the governor, Yahaya Bello, to President Muhammadu Buhari for support towards his second term election in November.
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Kogi guber: APC wants NWC to disqualify Senator Kadiri, Admiral Jubrin, others

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kogi on Wednesday urged the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to disqualify some identifiable aspirants seeking the governorship ticket for the November 16 poll on grounds of alleged anti-party activities.
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Kogi guber: APC NWC to decide mode of primary

In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary.
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2019: Kogi APC members bicker over mode of primary

Ahead of the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, members and stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congees (APC) are sharply divided over the mode of primary to be adopted in picking the party’s flag bearer.

Yahaya Bello: My returning as Kogi governor is certain

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said his prospects of returning back as governor of the state for a fresh four year-term was certain.
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday reassured the Nigerian youths of his commitment to continuous support for programmes and policies aimed at advancing the cause of youths when called upon.

Governor Bello: I’ll get second term easily

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Friday declared that he is losing no sleep over winning his reelection in November.
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CCD commends National Assembly for gazetting the disability act

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has lauded the leadership of the National Assembly for Gazetting the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act.

INEC seeks to partner NAWOJ on voter education

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), FCT, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has called on the National Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) FCT to help partner with the commission towards promoting voter education within the FCT.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: No more business as usual

The New Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the running of the House would no longer be business as usual, as he pledged to introduce drastic reforms.

Kogi guber: Yahaya Bello confident of victory

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello is confident of emerging winner of the state’s forthcoming governorship election.

Anti-Bello protests ground APC headquarters

Scores of protesters grounded activities at the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja, yesterday.

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Former Bauchi governor spent N1.2 billion on burials – aide

A social media aide to former Governor of Bauchi State, Mukhtar Jibril, has debunked the allegation that his principal, Mohammed Abubakar, spent the sum of N2.3 billion for the purchase of woods and shrouds for burial of dead bodies at the Bauchi Muslims cemetery saying 1.2 billion was actually expended.

ICPC drags former law reform commission scribe to court over ‘N26.6 million fraud’

A former Secretary to the Nigeria Law Reform Commission, Mrs. Folake Abiodun Oguneye, has been arraigned before Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 29 sitting in Nyanya for fraud by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
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Nigeria wins UN award for innovation in civil service reforms

Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, made the disclosure during a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, saying the award was part of the celebration of the World Public Service Day by the United Nations.

Police: Drug abuse in Kogi worrisome

The Kogi State Police Command has reiterated its commitment to partner with non-state actors in tackling the menace of drug abuse in the state.