Man jailed 10 years for raping master’s daughter in Kogi

By Friday Idachaba A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced a 23-year old man, Okwudili Ayogu, to 10 years imprisonment for raping the daughter of his master. In his judgment delivered on Monday in Lokoja, Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi, who presided over the matter, found the defendant guilty of the […]

PDP chairman slumps, dies in Kogi

Kogi West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ojo is dead. Ojo slumped and died on Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. The Kogi State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Bode Ogunmola who confirmed the death in a statement on Wednesday described Kola-Ojo’s death as sudden and shocking. The statement said the PDP West […]

(Stolen mandate) Kogi elders raise alarm over fake soldiers

Kogi elders raise alarm over fake soldiers    With defeat starring the face of Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate on Thursday vowed to return the state to APC. ‘’This morning, the Yahaya Bello game plan began to unfold. The APC governorship candidate in concert with a top military […]

(Stolen mandate) Oshiomhole presents Gov. Bello to Buhari at Aso Villa

By Ismaila Chafe The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday formally presented the Kogi Gov.-elect, Yahaya Bello, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the re-elected Governor had earlier received a Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in […]

PDP senators reject Bayelsa, Kogi results

By Naomi Sharang The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate, on Wednesday, rejected the Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The senators, led by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, made the rejection at a news conference in Abuja. News Agency of […]

Senate wants Melaye’s security details restored without further delay

By Naomi Sharang The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to restore Sen. Dino Melaye’s (APC-Kogi) security details without further delay. Melaye, while raising a Point-of-Order at plenary, said his security details were withdrawn by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Idris Ibrahim, shortly before his arrest on April 23. He said that the action […]

Video: I’ll continue to beat my political wife Adeyemi ― Dino Melaye

By Emmanuel Afonne Sen. Dino Melaye has assured his supporters that he will continue to defeat his political rival Sen. Smart Adeyemi, in any senatorial election organised in Kogi West. Melaye was reacting to Appeal’s Court judgement that upheld the Election Tribunal’s ruling which annulled his election as the senator representing Kogi West. The Appeal […]

JUST IN: Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election

Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, has lost his appeal on the tribunal judgment that sacked him as a senator two months ago. It would be recalled that the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, nullified Melaye’s election in August. Melaye was declared the winner of […]

Social media reacts as Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye

By Emmanuel Okogba The never disappointing social media has joined in with memes and hilarious remarks to the news of the sacking of Dino Melaye from his position as the senator representing Kogi West. Melaye (PDP) was declared winner in the February election by INEC, but Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC) approached the tribunal, challenging INEC’s […]

Abdulsalami, Gov Bello express satisfaction over turnout of voters

John Adams, Minna Former military Head of State, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar has described as overwhelming the turnout of eligible voters for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, saying that democracy has come to stay in Nigeria. Gen Abdulsalami also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for what he called “wonderful job” in the area […]

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