Tag: Kogi

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Unknown disease kills 50 people in Kogi

A strange disease with symptoms, including diarrhoea, blood stain vomiting, and high fever, has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Gov Bello owes civil servants yet builds mansion in Okene – Report

Shunning claims that he is owing civil servants, both serving and retired, a report by TheCable, says the governor of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

Court harmonises suits seeking to stop Melaye’s recall

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday harmonised two different suits seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

ASUU lambasts Yahaya Bello over non-payment of salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has lambasted the Governor of Kogi, Yahaya Bello, for not paying the salaries ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 3, 2017

Kogi Assembly speaker resigns

Following the attackbby suspected hoodlums, the Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Imam has resigned. He reportedly ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 14, 2017

Osun Perm Sec, Olufunke Kolawole killed in Kogi

The Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services, Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole has been murdered around Okene, in Kogi State, on her ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 11, 2017

Reps counter cabal, asks Osinbajo to swear in nominees

The House of Representatives Tuesday at plenary called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to swear in two ministerial nominees confirmed ...

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ToluJuly 6, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What a shame! Dino Melaye is not going home afterall

Thank You Jesus. Status quo should be maintained says Federal High Court Abuja on the fake recall case. Yahaya Bello ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

25 herdsmen suspected to be robbers and kidnappers arrested in Kogi

About 25 herdsmen suspected to be robbers and kidnappers have been apprehended by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Kogi ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

Suspended Kogi lawmaker reinstated by court

A Kogi State High court sitting in Lokoja has voided the suspension of Friday Makama, the member representing Igalamela Odolu ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

Kogi West constituents file suit to stop Dino Melaye’s recall process

The Concerned Kogi Registered Voters (CKRV) have filed a law suit at a Federal High Court in Abuja seeking to ...

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ToluJune 29, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Someone finally confirms Dino Melaye’s theory about his fake recall

The ongoing power play between embattled Senator Dino Melaye and Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has seen a number of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 26, 2017

“No weapon fashioned against me shall prosper” – Melaye goes spiritual on his recall process

The embattled senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) has alleged that the signatures of his constituents, which were collected for his ...

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AzeezJune 26, 2017

Escaped assassinations, legislative recall | The travails of Dino Melaye – a timeline

Probably the most popular lawmaker after Senate President Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the upper chamber is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 25, 2017

INEC says process to recall Dino Melaye still ongoing

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would go on with the process to recall Senator Dino Melaye ...

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ToluJune 24, 2017

$3bn stolen by hackers, N90m bank fraud | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

$3 billion – The FBI estimates that phishing attacks by hackers have cost more than 22,143 Nigerian companies this amount. N350 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 23, 2017

Dino Melaye insists dead people signed petition, sues INEC

Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) said he had filed his case against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said ...

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ToluJune 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: INEC confirms receipt of petition to recall Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye’s “comedy of errors” has just begun. It was only on Wednesday that his constituents in the Kogi ...

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EditorJune 21, 2017

Opinion: Yahaya Bello – Not entirely good, not entirely bad

by Isa Eneye Mubarak After all is said and done, the biggest political blunder we the people of Kogi can possibly ...

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ToluJune 21, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: If Dino Melaye’s constituents need an extra reason to recall him, here it is

      You people need to scold yourselves for voting him in the first place. We have nothing more ...

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ToluJune 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dino Melaye explains how his recall process is a fraud (WATCH)

Senator Dino Melaye is nowhere near giving up. Following the move to recall him from the Senate, a move we ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

“Gov Bello is a compound fool on cheap drugs” – Dino Melaye

Following the protest that led to the death of two people in Kogi, Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) has called ...

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AzeezJune 14, 2017

Police ban rally, processions in Kogi

The Kogi Police Command on Wednesday banned rally, procession and demonstrations in the state. State Commissioner of Police, Wilson Inalegwu ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Declare state of emergency in Kogi | Dino Melaye urges senate

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye on Tuesday urged the Senate to declare a State of Emergency in Kogi State. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

“Stop causing mayhem in order to save your dying career” – Bello tells Melaye

The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has told Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West), that he “can’t use violence to ...

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AzeezJune 12, 2017

Protesting youth block road to Melaye’s hometown (WATCH)

Some youths in Kogi have blocked the road to the hometown of Senator Dino Melaye, while awaiting his convoy. Melaye ...

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AzeezJune 12, 2017

“Thank God for my bullet-proof car” | Melaye reacts to fresh assassination claim

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has reportedly escaped another assassination attempt. In a series of tweets on Monday, Melaye ...

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AzeezJune 12, 2017

Just In: Melaye, Bello’s supporters clash in Kogi

Supporters of Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye and those of the state’s governor, Yahaya Bello has clashed in Lokoja, ...

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ToluJune 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: We’d like to see Dino Melaye come to terms with his troubles

Just so all of this can be easy on him and the rest of us. It’s okay to try to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2017

“He is shooting the moon and boxing the air” | Dino Melaye kicks as process to recall him begins

Dino Melaye (Kogi West), has described the process to recall him from the upper legislative chamber as an exercise that ...

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