Tag: Kogi

Janeth JNovember 19, 2015

Fayose disagrees with PDP over Timipre Sylva and Audu Abubakar

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has opposed the Peoples Democratic Partý’s position regarding the credibility of the All Progressives Congress’s choice ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 19, 2015

‘Wada is a goner’ | ‘You’re not God… you’re a joker’ | Between Tinubu and PDP

Following Bola Tinubu’s description of Kogi state governor, Idris Wada, as a goner, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, ...

Janeth JNovember 17, 2015

How politicians plan to use thugs, police uniforms to manipulate Kogi elections – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase, says the force has uncovered plans by some politicians in Kogi to clothe thugs ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 17, 2015

‘This government is chasing shadows’ | If Fayose doesn’t talk about Buhari… who will?

Perhaps, a week will come when Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, would fail to utter a word about President Muhammadu ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 16, 2015

I will amputate any politician who… – IGP Arase

As the Kogi and Bayelsa state elections approaches, the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has threatened to amputate politicians guilty ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 16, 2015

What President Buhari told INEC, Police during last night’s 5-minute meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari held a brief meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 15, 2015

Nigerian solves most important problem in Mathematics, wins $1m

A Nigerian has successfully solved the most important problem in Mathematics. The 156 years old Riemann Hypothesis has been solved ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 1, 2015

Could this be why Buhari stayed away from APC grand rally in Kogi?

In some quarters, it is deemed that President Muhammadu Buhari deliberately stayed away from the All Progressives Congress (APC) grand rally ...

Janeth JOctober 12, 2015

‘Praise God’ | Dino Melaye gets to remain a Senator

Senator Dino Melaye will retain his seat as a member of the 8th National Assembly, representing Kogi West after the state ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2015

PDP to APC: “We’ve been beating Prince Audu Abubakar since 2003”

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi state, has boasted about its record against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2015

Dino Melaye’s election threatened, as witness claims INEC doctored result

A witness testified on Thursday, that the result of Kogi West senatorial district election was doctored by officials of the Independent ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2015

This political party won’t waste its time (and money) on an election it can’t win

Why enter into a battle you’re absolutely certain you’ll eventually lose? The Unity Party of Nigeria appears to know one ...

Janeth JAugust 31, 2015

Abubakar Audu wins Kogi APC governorship primaries

Abubakar Audu has won the Kogi APC governorship primaries defeating other contestants. Declaring the results in the early hours of ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2015

20 APC politicians jostle for Kogi governorship election

Not less than 20 aspirants are vying for the Kogi State governorship election. Governor Idris Wada (retd), faces stiff competition, as ...

OluwapelumiJuly 10, 2015

PDP pushing youth in Bayelsa and Kogi elections as it attempts to rebrand

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which was in power for 16years and now an opposition, is considering fielding young candidates ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 7, 2015

20 persons, 25 cows die in Kogi accident caused by robbers

No fewer than 20 persons were killed on Monday in an early morning crash around Irepeni, along Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highway. About ...

Janeth JApril 7, 2015

Some politicians have been placed under surveillance by the police

by Ranti Joseph Kogi Police Command said that it had placed certain categories of politicians in the state under surveillance, as ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 30, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari wins in Kogi, on course to clinch Niger

by Pandhak Ibrahim Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has been announced the winner of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 25, 2015

Kidnappers of American missionary reduce ransom to N30 million

by Panshak Ibrahim The abductors of Rev. Phyllis Sortor, an American female missionary, have slashed their initial ransom demand by ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

FG approves fast train rail lines from Abuja to Lokoja

by Andem Effiong Vice-President Namadi Sambo on Tuesday, February 3 said the Federal Government had approved the design of a ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

Oh no, he didn’t! VP Namadi Sambo plays the religious card in Kogi (WATCH)

by Panshak Ibrahim Vice President, Namadi Sambo, in a recent campaign speech in Niger state, played the religious card by ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 3, 2015

I will do better in my second term – Jonathan

by James Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan says if re-elected, he would do better in his second tenure than he did ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: 4 mobile policemen killed by armed robbers in Kogi

by James Sambo   Four mobile police officers have been shot dead in Okene, in Kogi. The officers were killed ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2014

Labour in face-off with Kogi government over plan to sack 6,000 workers

by Iyobosa Omoregie   The Kogi chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has warned the state government against an ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2014

President Jonathan has created nine new federal universities, but were they needed?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Jide finished secondary school in 2010 and spent the next three years at home. He wrote the ...

Isime EseneNovember 9, 2014

Terrible: Kogi teacher dies over N3,000 medical bill

by Akan Ido Suleiman Abdullahi, the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kogi State has decried the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2014

Rice industry has attracted N256 billion investment – Agriculture Minister

by Kolapo Olapoju Going by the comments of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the rice sector has attracted N256 billion worth of investments ...

Isime EseneOctober 23, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: ‘Step down for what,’ Kwankwaso sings | Tambuwal’s hide-and-seek politics creates confusion | PDP will not extend nomination deadline | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

Isime EseneOctober 7, 2014

Five killed, others injured as rival cults take up arms in Kogi

by Akan Ido About five people were killed over the weekend in Ankpa, Kogi State following an attack by suspected ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2014

Another kidnap! Chinese expatriate abducted by gunmen in Kogi

by Azubuike Azikiwe A Chinese national, who was a government consultant in the country, has been kidnapped by gunmen, from ...

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