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Gov Yayaha Bello breaks 28year old jinx in Kogi, builds chapel in govt house

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Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yayaha Bello, will this morning perform the Groundbreaking for the building a Chapel in Government House, Lokoja at an event that will be graced by the National...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Wole Soyinka: Celebrating Kongi’s giant strides at 85

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Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka celebrated his 85th birthday, yesterday,under the auspices of Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE) programmes as usual with series of literary...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi: Coast clears for Bello as Ametuo group withdraws Court case By Omeiza Ajayi

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If the political atmosphere of Kogi state, especially with regards to the reelection prospects of Gov. Yahaya Bello of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC had appeared hazy or fuzzy, last...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

EDO APC CRISIS: Battle shifts to Abuja

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Oshimohole, Obaseki, who gets the last laugh Underground battle to thwart Tuesday’s House of Reps motion Osadebe House: Before and after Stories by Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta,...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll checkmate excesses of herdsmen — Yoruba monarchs By Ola Ajayi & Rotimi Ojomoyela

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IBADAN—SOME traditional rulers in Oyo and Ekiti States have said that there is adequate arrangement to check the excesses of herdsmen in their domain. Herdsmen along with their cows wait for...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

APC PRIMARIES: Why we want indirect primaries — 37 aspirants By Omeiza Ajayi

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NO fewer than 37 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have expressed support for the use of indirect system for the forthcoming primary in Kogi State,...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

I ‘ll make human capital, infrastructural devt my focus — Okoya

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Similarly, a former Commissioner in the state, Architect Reuben Okoya who also obtained his Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms said if given the mandate, his administration would focus on...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Ruga is an abomination, should be withdrawn not suspended — Clark

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•Says INEC must be in charge of security to guarantee free and fair elections Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark is famous for speaking truth to power. Highly respected for his views on...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

KOGI APC GOV TICKET: Bello’s headache, NWC’s dilemma

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By Boluwaji Obahopo The agreement of the National Working Committee, NWC of the All Progressive Congress, APC, with the party’s stakeholders in Kogi to use indirect primary to chose the...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

How to guarantee non-violent guber polls in Bayelsa—Jonathan, Igali, Alaibe, Osaisai

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By Emma Amaize, Sam Oyadongha & Emem Idio YENAGOA—FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan and three governorship aspirants in Bayelsa State— former Federal Permanent Secretary,...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Guber Primaries: APC considering petition from aggrieved Kogi aspirants

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The National Working Committee NWC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has acknowledged receipt of petitions from some stakeholders in Kogi State in reaction...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

APC reassures on free, fair, governorship primaries in Kogi

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday restated its commitment to provide free and fair primaries for the selection of its flag bearer for Nov. 16 Kogi governorship poll. APC National...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Customs reverts to old command structure

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… Unbundles marine unit By Eguomo Odjegba COMPTROLLER-GENERAL of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Col. Hameed Ali (retired), has reversed the recent streamlining of the service area...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa governorship poll

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the timetable and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2019 governorship primaries to select its flag bearers for Nov.16 Kogi and Bayelsa...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Reps mull motion to take over Edo Assembly

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By Anthony Ogbonna Following the crisis rocking the state assembly, the House of Representatives is considering taking over the activities of the Edo House of Assembly. House of...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →