Lokoja/Kogi By-elections: pyolice Warn Political Thugs to Steer Clear

The Kogi State Police Command has warned that political thugs and all those have no business in Saturday’s bye-election for Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency should steer clear of the polling units and collation centers.  A statement issued on Thursday in Lokoja by the Command’s spokesman, William Aya said, “Whoever is caught breaching the laws regulating the…

Defection: Kogi Assembly Erred by Declaring Umar Imam’s Seat Vacant – Dino Melaye

Senator representing Kogi West, Otunba Dino Melaye has questioned the decision of Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Matthew Kolawole to declare the seat of Rt. Hon. Umar Imam vacant. In his reaction to the decision of the House to declare the Lokoja I constituency seat vacant, Melaye alleged that action was induced by…

Lokoja/Kogi By-election: INEC Begins Distribution of Materials

Ahead of Saturday’s bye election for the Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured of a smooth exercise. Addressing a stakeholders’ meeting on the conduct of the election, on Wednesday, in the state capital, the Kogi State Resident Electoral Commission (REC), Prof. James Apam disclosed that materials for the exercise are…

During The 13 Years Of PDP Reign In Kogi No Civil Servant Died Because Of Non-Payment Of Salaries – Gov Ibro

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kogi state, on Tuesday described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a cankerworm that must be uprooted from the country. The party also raised the alarm that the ruling party had perfected plans to engage in vote buying during the Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency by-election scheduled for Saturday. It also…

World Bank, Kogi to Construct 500km Roads

Kogi State government has concluded arrangement with the World Bank to flag off the construction of 66 rural feeders totalling 500 kilometres across the state. Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Idris Asiru, disclosed this to reporters in Lokoja yesterday. Asiru stated that the proposed feeder roads in rural areas are aimed at complementing the…