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4 May 2018
The Audu, Faleke group in Kogi State has asked its members to boycott the congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Its Director, Media and Publicity, Duro Meseko, said this in a statement in Lokoja yesterday. This followed its allegation that Governor Yahaya Bello has hijacked the party’s machinery to manipulate the…
4 May 2018
Barone: If Dino comes out for governor in Kogi today, he will take the day with an overwhelming landslide against this usurper foisted on Kogi by the Sokoto Caliphate through the dirty hands of Aso rock. He should be prepared ooo, because that is how both him and his principal will be booted out of…
29 Apr 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday commended constituents in Kogi West Senatorial District for resisting the move to recall Sen. Dino Melaye from the senate. Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, in a statement in Lokoja on Sunday, said that the people of Kogi West where he also comes from…
22 Apr 2018
The journey to the recall of Senator Dino Melaye has been fraught with judicial potholes. Currently, the matter awaits ruling by the Supreme Court. The hands pulling the strings, however, have refused to give up. Recently, the process received fresh thrust, as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the defining exercise.…
16 Apr 2018
A fresh communal clash between the people of Igala and Bassa Kwomu at Aloko-Oguma in Bassa council area of Kogi State has reportedly claimed five lives and 50 houses. The violence, which erupted on Friday, was said to have extended to Saturday as people from the two tribes bitterly engaged in a free-for-all. The Guardian…
13 Apr 2018
Students of Kogi State University live in hostels where toilets are unhygienic and the institution administrators are unconcerned. KINGSLEY JEREMIAH reports Sarah Ojotule’s (not real name) admission into Kogi State University about four years ago was a dream-come –true. She saw the offer as one of the best things that could ever happened to her…
13 Apr 2018
The Kogi chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has donated relief materials to victims of the recent herdsmen’s attack in Omala, Dekina and Bassa council areas of the state. The items, which included foodstuff and money, were presented on behalf of the party at the palaces of Ojogba of Ife; Ejeh Dekina and Aguma…
7 Apr 2018
Barely one week after Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello was involved in an auto accident in Lokoja, which has left his left foot on plaster cast and forced him to walk with the aid of crutches, his Chief of Staff, Mr. Edward Onoja, was on Thursday also involved in an auto crash along Abuja-Lokoja road.…
4 Apr 2018
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has suffered primary fracture on his left foot after he slipped and fell from his official vehicle while attempting to acknowledge cheers from residents in Lokoja. The incident left the governor’s foot bandaged with Plaster of Paris (POP) to protect the broken foot. A statement yesterday by Director of Media…
4 Apr 2018
Unknown gunmen yesterday invaded a police station at Gegu area of Kogi State, killing two policemen on duty and a suspect in police cell. The Guardian checks revealed that heavily armed bandits with AK-47 numbering five invaded the station at about 2:15a.m. on motorbike. According to the source, as soon as they alighted at the…
1 Apr 2018
There is no doubt that the demise of late Prince Abubakar Audu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the 2015 Kogi State governorship election, on the verge of victory, created a vacuum in the political leadership of Kogi East, home of the Igala people. Politically, his death changed the political equation vis-a-vis the relevance…
29 Mar 2018
Ahead of the 2019 elections, the embattled Deputy Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 Kogi State governorship election, Mr. James Faleke has indicated interest to contest for the Kabba/Bunu-Ijumu Federal constituency in Kogi. Faleke currently represents Ikeja Federal constituency, Lagos in the House of Representatives. During the November 2015 governorship election…

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