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Abubakar Audu

1 May 2017
“It is not healthy when a nation lives within a nation, as coloured Americans are living inside America. A nation cannot live confident of its tomorrow if its refugees...
8 Apr 2017
The All Progressives Party's (APC) Deputy Governorship candidate in the 2015 elections in Kogi State, James Abiodun Faleke has warned on the danger the continued fractionalization of the APC in Kogi State poses to its fortunes in future elections.
7 Apr 2017
There are a handful of politicians whom I respect in Nigeria. They include, the late former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu and Ogbonaya Onu.
6 Jan 2017
The inability of the presidency to fill the ministerial slot created by the death of James Ocholi about one year ago, has thrown Kogi State chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) into a fresh round of crisis.
2 Dec 2016
The Senate yesterday removed the controversy surrounding who succeeds a governorship or presidential candidate who dies before the announcement of the result of an election.
3 Nov 2016
Moves by the Senate to prevent crisis in the event of a candidate’s death before conclusion of election failed, yesterday.
20 Sep 2016
The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State. A seven-man panel of the court said reasons for upholding the election would be provided on September 30. The court which held all the nation on tenterhooks,  while awaiting the judgement dismissed all the appeals filed by all the parties against…
9 Sep 2016
Mohammed, who was arraigned at the Chief Magistrate’s Court II, Lokoja, was arrested on Wednesday after honouring the invitation of the men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad at the ‘A’ Division Police Headquarters in Lokoja.
9 Sep 2016
That jinx in the complex ethnic configuration of the State that conferred advantage on one ethnic group in a majoritarian system of democracy was broken when Governor Yahaya Bello became Governor in February this year.
8 Sep 2016
The Police in Kogi on Thursday arraigned Mohammed Audu, son of the former governor of the state, the late Prince Abubakar Audu, for robbery and attempted culpable homicide at a Lokoja Magistrates’ Court. Mohammed was arrested on Wednesday night when he honoured police invitation at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad at the Police Headquarters in Lokoja.…
6 Jun 2016
Faleke, the running mate to Late Abubakar Audu in the polls, challenged the inconclusive result verdict returned by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said females were the prime targets for trafficking for prostitution in 2019 with a total of 373 females.
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The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed to make available before it all documents relating to subsidy claims from 2013 to date.
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has restated its commitment to partnering with financial institutions to provide start-up loans to corps members to become entrepreneurs.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested 29 persons for alleged involvement in internet and other related fraud activities. This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Tuesday. Uwujaren said that the suspects were arrested on Aug. 3,…
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US tennis great Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that "the countdown has begun" to her retirement from the sport.