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I have no anointed candidate – Gov. Bello

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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday assured contesting aspirants to various elective positions on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he would not anoint candidates for the...

Wed Sep 5th, 2018     Read More →

Automatic ticket for Dino Melaye threatens Kogi PDP

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—The meeting of National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, to settle the rift in the Kogi State chapter of the party over plans to grant...

Wed Sep 5th, 2018     Read More →

I will sign a social contract with you, Senate aspirant tells constituents

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The candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant for Kogi East Senatorial district in the 2019 general election, Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji got a major boost recently when immediate past...

Wed Sep 5th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki, Ganduje set to clash in Osun

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The PDP has picked Senate President Bukola Saraki to lead its National Campaign Committee to face Kano Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje ‘s APC committee for Osun governorship...

Tue Sep 4th, 2018     Read More →

Aspirants warn PDP over automatic tickets in Kogi

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By Dirisu YakubuABUJA Aspirants for various elective positions in Kogi State have warned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to be mindful of giving automatic tickets to serving elective office...

Tue Sep 4th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s re-election’ll end this nonsense from Saraki, Dogara — Bello

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lokoja—Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has described as “nonsense”, the alleged plot of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of...

Tue Sep 4th, 2018     Read More →

Why Buhari declined assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill – Presidency

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By Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Henry Umoru, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—FOR the third time, President Muhammadu Buhari has declined his assent to the Electoral Act...

Tue Sep 4th, 2018     Read More →

60 percent of children experience violence in Nigeria – ActionAid

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Children BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO LOKOJA – Kogi State government in collaboration with ActionAid Nigeria and the Sustainable Mechanisms for Improving Livelihoods and Household Empowerment (SMILE)...

Mon Sep 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Imposition: PDP’ll implode in Kogi, stakeholder warn

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—THE leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been warned that the consequences of imposing candidates on the party in Kogi State would have negative...

Mon Sep 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Boy Zakari, academic colossus from Borno

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…A great inspiration to Borno’s 50,000 children orphaned by Boko Haram Governor Kashim Shettima (third right) tapping Israel Galadima Zakari (from Biu local government area in Borno...

Sun Sep 2nd, 2018     Read More →

APC says will resist attempts aimed at disrupting peace in the party

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By Omeiza Ajayi .Party uncovers ‘dissidents’, vows sanctions ABUJA: A wave of fresh crisis has hit the ruling All Progressives Congress APC following its decision last week to adopt...

Sun Sep 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2019: With direct primary, APC frees Buhari from govs’ apron strings

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By Omeiza Ajayi After days of political engagements, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) last Thursday, finally arrived at at a “consensus” on the mode of election during its...

Sun Sep 2nd, 2018     Read More →

FCTA Minister to staff, appointees: Resign now before contesting for 2019 elections

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – MINISTER of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, Saturday directed all employees and appointees of the administration who...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →

Direct Primaries frees President Buhari from apron strings of Govs

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By Omeiza Ajayi In the prelude to its primary election in Osun state, the All Progressives Congress APC had jettisoned its long-standing mode of picking its candidates through the delegate process...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →

It’s time for Southern Borno to produce governor — Adamu

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By Ndahi Marama Hon. Yusuf Adamu was one time the Secretary of the Defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP during Governor Ali Modu Sheriff’s tenure in the state. He was also Caretaker...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →