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March 19, 2018 5:12 PM Controversy in Kogi as police parade suspected thugs allegedly working for Dino Melaye, late Audu’s son

Controversy has trailed the arrest of two suspected political thugs paraded by the Nigeria Police police allegedly working for the lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye and the son of late Kogi governorship aspirant, Mohammed Audu. The suspects Kabiru Saidu aka Osama and Nuhu Salisu Aka (small) according to the Force Public Relation Officer 16

March 19, 2018 4:42 PM How IGP, Idris wants me to be killed – Dino Melaye

Malaye alleged that the police boss was exposing him to be killed, having survived assassination twice. In a tweet, the lawmaker insisted that he deserved police protection because he was a taxpayer. According to Melaye, “Withdrawal of police from VIP I am the target. IG want to expose me so I can be killed. “Having survived Assassination attempt twice 18

March 17, 2018 6:04 AM Recall: Dino Melaye heads for Supreme Court

Melaye is ready to appeal the ruling which was delivered on Friday at the Supreme Court. The lawmaker told Channels Television that he was finalising the process of appealing the judgment at the apex court. Melaye noted that he would not be intimidated by the ruling and would continue to fight for the course of justice in Kogi State and the nation in general 19

March 14, 2018 3:49 PM Petrol price drops to N173 in February – NBS

A report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that the average price paid by consumer for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) increased by 15.1 percent year-on-year in February 2018. According to the report, the average price also increased by -9.6% month-on-month to N172.5 in February 2018 from N190.9 in January 2018. NBS disclosed this in its Premium 21

March 14, 2018 3:09 PM Akpabio reveals how Kogi governor, Bello is making things difficult for youths

Godswill Akpabio, Senate Minority leader, on Wednesday berated the leadership style of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. Akpabio said the 42-year-old governor was creating an impression that elders should be recycled as leaders. He spoke on the floor of the senate while contributing to a debate on a motion sponsored by Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye 25

March 7, 2018 6:57 PM Kogi crisis ‘threat to Nigeria democracy’ – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Wednesday condemned the lingering socio-political unrest in Kogi State especially the recent attack by suspected armed thugs on Sen. Ahmed Ogembe. Saraki added that, “It’s not really just about Kogi State, but it is clear from what we are seeing that Kogi State is coming to the point where it is a threat to our democracy 26

March 7, 2018 4:29 PM APC senator blasts own party over N11trn loan, says PDP borrowed less in 16 years

The lawmaker representing Kogi West on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Dino Melaye has stated that whereas the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, borrowed N6trn in its 16 years in power, the federal government led by his party has borrowed N11trn with three years. Raising a Point of Order on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday 22

March 7, 2018 2:37 AM Succour for Anambra community

was a prayer answered for the people of Anambra West Local Government Area recently as contractor resumed construction work on the Otuocha-Anam-Kogi federal road. The people could not contain their excitement following the resumption of work on the road which was abandoned for a very long time. The contract for the road, which passes through Otuocha-Anam-Nzam-Inoma 17

March 6, 2018 5:35 PM Gov Bello condemns attack on PDP Senator, supporters, orders arrest of culprits

​Kogi governor Yahaya Bello has directed the arrest of suspects ​who attacked some political leaders in Okene, Adavi and Okehi local government areas. In a statement in Lokoja on Tuesday, the governor said he would ensure that the perpetrators faced justice. The statement signed by ​his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Petra Akinti–Onyegbule, condemned the attack 25

March 6, 2018 4:19 PM Kogi Judge sues State Judicial Service Commission over unlawful dismissal

A principal Area court Judge based in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, Mr Sikiru Isah Oba has dragged the Kogi Judicial Service Commission before the National Industrial Court, challenging his dismissal. The suit instituted by one Sikiru Isah Oba is challenging his alleged wrongful dismissal from the service of Kogi state judicial service commission where 25