I carry a moral burden to defend Audu’s mandate – Faleke

By BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO LOKOJA – The Deputy Governor candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the November 21, governorship election, James Abiodun Faleke has said that he carried a moral burden to defend his boss, late Abubakar Audu’s mandate at the poll. Faleke who spoke today at late Prince Abubakar Audu’s house in GRA, […]

Audu’s death nearly crippled Amosun’s party for HID Awolowo

By Daud Olatunji The expectation was high following the boasting of Ogun State government that all the governors across the country as well as Presidency would be at Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu venue of one of the programmes specially designed and lined up for the funeral of the late HID Awolowo. Amosun had reportedly insisted […]

BREAKING NEWS: INEC declares Kogi Governorship election inconclusive

Kogi governorship election The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi State governorship election inconclusive. Declaring the results of the election, the electoral body said its decision was reached after collation of results that showed a number of cancelled votes that was high than the margin between the leading candidate and the runner-up. […]

Prince Abubakar Audu, former gov. of Kogi, and APC guber candidate in Saturday’s election, confirmed dead

LOKOJA – The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the Saturday Governorship election in Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu has been confirmed dead. Audu was said to have complained of stomach ache on Saturday shortly after voting and returning to his country home in Ogbonicha, Ofu Local government, and was advised to […]

Arase sends DIG, helicopter to Kogi

Adelani Adepegba and Olusola Fabiyi The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has sent the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Operations, Wakama Sotonye, to take charge of security for the Kogi State governorship election holding on Saturday. Arase also ordered the deployment of the Marine Police, Anti-Bomb, Counter-Terrorism Units, Police Mobile Force, Force Intelligence […]

CGPI October Report: Kogi, Yobe, Ebonyi, Zamfara and Akwa Ibom are worst performing states

CGPI October Report: Kogi, Yobe, Ebonyi, Zamfara and Akwa Ibom are worst performing states. ….CGPI October panel focuses on salary payment   The Governors of Kogi, Yobe, Ebonyi, Zamfara and Akwa Ibom have been judged to be Nigerian worst performing States Governors of the month based on a comparative analysis of Governors performance in Nigeria. […]

Kogi Guber election: On the Planned Defection of Yahaya Bello – By Shaibu Stephen Ojate

By Shaibu Stephen Ojate  | Abuja, Nigeria | Sept. 26, 2015 – The just concluded All Progressive Congress’s primary election that seen to the nomination of Prince Abubakar, the former Governor of Kogi State as the flag-bearer of the party for the forthcoming Kogi gubernatorial Election has received mixed reactions by political analysts in the […]

In Pictures: Lokoja: Tourist Attraction or Filthy Hub?

1   Uncollected refuse at sections of Lokoja PHOTO; JOHN AKUBO HEAPS of refuse are threatening the tourism potentials of Lokoja, theKogi State capital. The eyesore grows daily at strategic points, an indication the state’s sanitation agency has to do more than simply bear its name. Much of Nigeria’s colonial history is woven around Kogi […]

Jonathan vs Buhari: How they stand in 36 States, FCT

State-by-state projection of their chances With the presidential election just around the corner, our correspondents write that the battle, which is a straight one between President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, may spring some surprises As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting […]

American missionary woman abducted in Kogi State

An American woman doing missionary work at a school in Kogi State was abducted by masked gunman, police say. Kogi State police spokesman Sola Collins Adebayo told reporters that unknown gunmen first entered the school and started “shooting sporadically to scare away people” at around 10am Monday morning. The unnamed woman was taken from the […]

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