Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello - APC crisis: NWC, North-Central disagree over sack of Kogi excos

APC crisis: NWC, North-Central disagree over sack of Kogi excos

February 16, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congres (APC) Friday took another dimension as the North Central zonal committee and the National Working Committee (NWC) disagree over the announced sack of Kogi state chapter of the executives. The North-Central zonal leaders had announced on a national Television that the Kogi State excos have been dissolved but in a swift response, Read More

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That bad call for state police

February 10, 2018 Eric Amazu 0

Eric Amazu The police have remained at the receiving end of the blames for the herdsmen crisis that is ravaging some parts of the country, especially Benue State. The police inaction was interpreted to entail their partisanship, support for, and collusion with the herdsmen. Since we have established a national culture of calling out the army to intervene in many Read More

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Activist chides Bello over proposed property sales

February 10, 2018 Oyibo Salihu 0

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja A Human Rights Activist and the Director of Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR), Comrade Idris Miliki Abdul, has warned the Kogi state government against its proposed plan to sell 10 assets belonging to the state. Miliki in a statement in Lokoja yesterday, condemned the proposed move and queried the rationale behind the proposed Read More

Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello - Narrow escape as Kogi governor's security aides molest, threatens to kill journalist

Narrow escape as Kogi governor’s security aides molest, threatens to kill journalist

October 12, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

Deputy editor of Daily Post, Wale Odunsi has narrowly missed death when he was molested by security aides attached to Government House, Kogi in Lokoja. A man dressed in mobile police personnel in the Government House slapped the editor before threatening to shoot him. Odunsi had travelled to the state to honour an invitation to the rescheduled Kogi State Social Read More

Dino Melaye - Just in: Dino Melaye loses in court as INEC  resumes recall process

Just in: Dino Melaye loses in court as INEC resumes recall process

September 11, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed the suit by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, challenging the validity of the process of recalling him by his constituents. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in his judgment, ordered that the Independent National Electoral Commission “shall proceed with the recall process”. The judgment effectively terminated the earlier ex parte order made by another Read More

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Sallah: Kogi Warns Commuters against Reckless Driving

September 1, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja  0

Kogi state government has warned motorists against reckless driving on the road, decrying the occasional loss of lives and property during accidents on the axis. The government is worried over the wave of road traffic accidents on the ever-busy Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highway especially during festivity period Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the State Governor on Transport and Logistics, Alabi Shuaibu Ojo Read More

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APC endorses Buhari’s speech, says no zoning in Anambra gov poll 

August 21, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for specifically reading the riot act on those clamouring for the break up of the country, describing his speech Monday as an outstanding one. National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun who gave the commendation while inaugurating a seven-member reconciliation committee for the Party’s Kogi State Chapter at the Read More

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Melaye’s recall: Kogi attorney-general wrong – Senate

July 12, 2017 Blueprint Newsroom 0

Th e Senate yesterday deplored an advertorial by Kogi state government that the upper chamber had no role in the ongoing recall process of Sen. Dino Melaye. Th is followed a Point of Order raised by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, at plenary. Ekweremadu, who based the observation on Order 43 of the Senate Standing Rule, said Read More