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Natasha Akpoti

18 May 2019
Ahead of the Kogi State governorship election scheduled for November 16, some women from across the state, particularly Kogi Central senatorial district, have declared support for Natasha Akpoti.   Akpoti contested for the seat under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the last National Assembly elections, but lost to the candidate of…
25 Feb 2019
National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbodiyan and Social Democratic Party (SDP) senatorial candidate for Kogi Central district, Natasha Akpoti, have alleged that security operatives blocked opposition members from entering the state on elections eve. Speaking to newsmen yesterday in Kabba he said, “Yesterday we were barred from entering our own…
3 Feb 2019
The Kogi State Central Senatorial candidate of the opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti has ruled out possibility of stepping down from the race, due to alleged threat and intimidation by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.
3 Feb 2019
I am against the privatisation of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) because of its economic value. ASCL is an asset that is capable of stimulating the creation of millions of jobs, both direct and indirect; an asset that is able to generate foreign revenue for the country....
14 Jan 2019
The Kogi Central Senatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, on Saturday evening delivered to the Kogi State police command in Lokoja...
6 Jun 2018
Lawyer and social reformer, Natasha Akpoti, has commended the move by Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello to revive the ailing Ajaokuta Steel Company.
22 May 2018
Ms Fatima Bombom Sabi, the best graduating student at the 2015 Call to Bar examination of the Nigerian Law School, has been granted academic scholarship to the tune of $93,000  by the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. This was made known at the award ceremony at Government House Kogi State over the weekend…


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The Nigerian Senate has called on the British authorities to consider removing Nigeria from their Coronavirus (COVID-19) red list.
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President of the Ugwumba Leadership Centre for Africa and All Progressives Congress (APC), Uche Nwosu has urged the Federal Government to partner with private organizations and individuals to drive its women and youths' empowerment policies and programmes. He said such measures will eliminate observed sharp practices that have undermined the government's efforts at tackling youths…
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Many students are feared dead in the Ojodu area of Lagos State after a truck ran into them on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened along Isheri Road, just before the Ojodu Police Station. An eyewitness said the accident which occurred at about 3:00 pm claimed the lives of over 10 students with others injured from…
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday released guidelines for its “Production and Productivity” initiative, through the “100 projects for EVERY 100 days” project.