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August 29, 2018 4:43 PM Agency reveals states with high risk of flood, advises residents to vacate danger zones

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger to move out of the area immediately over possible flooding. The warning was issued in a statement signed by the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology, Mr Clement Nze, in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director listed some states likely to be affected 27

August 25, 2018 7:21 AM Melaye writes IGP Idris on assassination case

The senator representing Kogi West in the Senate, Dino Melaye, has written to the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to restore his police security and as well as release his travelling passport seized by the police. Melaye in the letter dated August 23 urged the IGP to comply with the court order or direct the compliance with the order of the court 19

August 13, 2018 7:04 PM Presidency mocks lawmakers over National Assembly ‘drama’

The Presidency has urged the National Assembly members to stop their “drama”. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity stated this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Monday. He was reacting to the outcome of last Saturday’s polls in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states, where candidates of the All Progressives 21

August 13, 2018 7:47 AM APC claims third National Assembly seat in 24 hours

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the bye-election in Bauchi south senatorial district, securing its third National Assembly seat in 24 hours. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier announced candidates representing the ruling party, winners in Katsina north senatorial district and Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency 24

August 10, 2018 10:38 AM How vote buying can be discouraged – INEC

INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, for Kogi State, Prof. James Apam on Thursday said in order to discourage vote buying, voters in the country should turn out en masse to cast their ballot. Apam made the call at a ‘Stakeholders Consultative Meeting on Vote-Buying/Selling and Election Violence’ in Lokoja ahead of Saturday’s bye-election in Kogi-Koton-Karfe/Lokoja 19

August 6, 2018 8:17 AM Defection: Dino Melaye fires back at Oshiomhole for asking Saraki to resign

Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, has reacted to call by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that Bukola Saraki should resign as the Senate President. Reacting to Oshiomhole’s remark, Melaye said APC had no crown in the National Assembly. Addressing journalists in Abuja, Melaye who is a frontline supporter of the Senate 21

August 2, 2018 8:42 PM Dino Melaye releases another song about his return to PDP [VIDEO]

Senator representing Kogi West constituency in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has released another comical song sequel to his return to the Peoples Democratic Part (PDP). The senator, who joined over a dozen other of his colleagues in dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) last week, had before his defection, sang about his imminent 67

July 31, 2018 7:45 AM Ortom: Dino Melaye reacts to impeachment notice on Benue Governor

Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West has reacted to the impeachment notice served on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. Reports had it that eight members of the State House of Assembly had earlier served the governor an impeachment notice. However, Melaye noted that the process of impeaching a governor was rigorous. In a series of tweets he entitled 49

July 27, 2018 7:48 AM Average Petrol Price drops to N148 per liter in June

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit (petrol) dropped to N148.1 in June 2018 from N150.2 in May this year. The drop represented a decrease of -1.5% year-on-year and -1.4% month-on-month in 2018. The bureau in its Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) Price Watch (June 2018), reported that Borno 25

July 26, 2018 1:53 PM Melaye’s abduction: We're not aware

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, said it was not aware of the abduction of Sen. Dino Melaye. Melaye, was reportedly abducted, on Thursday morning, by unknown gunmen in Abuja, on his way to Kogi State. Sen. Ben Murray Bruce, who disclosed this on his twitter handle – @benmurraybruce said – “I have just been informed by Moses Melaye 43