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Kogi, Nasarawa States residents in wild jubilation over Buhari’s return

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Keffi (Nasarawa State) – Youths and women on Saturday trooped into major highways in Keffi and Karu towns in Nassarawa State, to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Strange Disease: Kogi Govt appeals for calm

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Lokoja – The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, has appealed for calm over reports of a mysterious disease in the state. The commissioner, who denied that 62 people had died...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Crisis looms in Colleges of Education over appointments of Provosts

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——COEASU tells Education Minister, Adamu to stop interview of provost for COE Okene By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Crisis is looming in Colleges of Education in the country over selection of...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians pay last respect to Supreme Court Judge, Obaseki

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN-CITY–FORMER Supreme Court Judge and head of the Obaseki family of Benin Kingdom, retired Justice, Andrews Otutu Obaseki, was laid to rest at his residence in Benin...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Kogi mysterious killer disease: Death toll rises to 62

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The death toll in the mysterious killer disease in Kogi State which started about a week has risen to 62, the State Government has confirmed. On Thursday, the death toll was at 50. Speaking...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Gov Bello is silencing critics with performance- Fanwo

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Mr Kingsley Fanwo, a former Senior Correspondent with Vanguard newspapers is the Director General on Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State. In recent times, Kogi has been the hotbed...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Death toll from Kogi strange killer disease rises to 62

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The death toll from the strange disease ravaging three communities and Fulani settlements in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi State has risen to 62. The state Commissioner for health, Dr Saka ...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki, Oshiomhole, Dangote salute Justice A O Obaseki’s achievements

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The late retired Supreme Court Justice, Andrews Otutu Obaseki, was on Friday laid to rest at his home in Benin City, as leaders from across the country extolled the virtues of the astute...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Why George may pip Fani-Kayode, Mimiko, Adeniran to the PDP Chairmanship

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – As the Peoples Democratic Party prepares for its elective national convention to elect new officers before the end of the year to pilot its affairs preparatory for...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Just in: Strange disease kills 50 people in Kogi

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A strange disease whose symptoms include diarrhea, bloodstained vomiting and high fever has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa villages in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari has kept a grip on power despite his medical leave – Reuters

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The window for Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s stand-in president, to launch bold economic reforms and wrestle the ill-disciplined naira currency into shape is fast closing. President Muhammadu...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

‘Stop playing politics with Buhari’s health’

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The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr Samson Ayokunle on Wednesday said Nigerians should stop playing politics with the health of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ayokunle who...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

BREAKING: Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new ministers

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Acting President,Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, assigned portfolios to the two new ministers, namely, Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe), that were inaugurated exactly 22 days ago...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Internal party democracy will curtail desperation, violence during elections – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that internal democracy among political parties would minimise desperation usually responsible for violence during elections. Malam...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Kabba-Ilorin Road Project: Kogi governor commends FG

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Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has commended the Federal Government for approving the rehabilitation of the long abandoned Kabba-Ilorin road. Minister of Power, Works and Housing,...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →