Gunmen Abduct Four NSCDC Officers in Kogi

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly abducted four officers of the Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday around Ajegwu, Ofu Local government area of the state, by unknown gunmen. The officers were said to be on their way to Benue State, to attend a promotion examination….

Kogi PDP Vice-Chairman Dies Playing Tennis

The Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State, Chief Kola Ojo, is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a statement by the state Publicity Secretary of the party,  Mr Bode Ogunmola, in Lokoja on Wednesday said Ojo slumped and died in Lagos on  Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. Ojo, a…

Bello Dissolves Cabinet, Makes Fresh Appointments

Ahead of his second term inauguration on January 27, 2020, Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has announced the dissolution of the state executive council. Bello at a valedictory session of the exco Wednesday that lasted for about seven hours thanked the members for their contributions to the development of the state. “I want to express…

Melaye to Join Saraki, Other APC Rebels in Retirement Next Week – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has vowed to ensure that the ousted senator that represented Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye does not return to the Senate at next week’s rerun poll. Oshiomhole who spoke in Abuja on Friday during the APC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting said Melaye…

Kogi West: INEC Declares Rerun Poll Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun poll inconclusive. INEC on Sunday said it will announce a new date for a supplementary election following the cancellation of votes in many polling units and wards. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Smart Adeyemi polled a total…