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Police Arrest Seven For Assassination Attempt On Melaye

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The Kogi State Police Command has arrested seven persons in connection with the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye at his country home, Aiyetoro-Gbede, last Saturday. Melaye had last Saturday escaped unhurt when gunmen invaded his house shooting sporadically as ...

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Kogi Speaker Resigns, New Helmsman Takes Over

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The embattled Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon. Momoh Jimoh has resigned. In his place, Hon. Umar Ahmed Imam takes over as Speaker of the State House of Assembly. His resignation letter was read on the floor ...

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Late Audu’s Widow May Emerge As Kogi Deputy Governor

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Rumours are making rounds that Aisha Audu, the widow of late Prince Abubakar Audu, may be picked as the deputy governor of newly-elected governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello. These reports are coming following earlier suggestions that the late politician’s ...

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Policeman Killed In Shootout With Bank Robbers

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One policeman has lost his life in a shootout with armed robbers who invaded a community bank in the Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State. Sergeant Patrick Sunday was killed alongside two of the armed robbers; Yakubu and another ...

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Kogi Governorship Candidate, Abubakar Audu Is Dead

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Mr. Abubakar Audu, the gubernatorial candidate who was contesting for governorship of Kogi State under the All Progressives Congress (APC) is dead. He was last seen at the election ground (pictured above) yesterday while casting his vote. Mr. Audu is ...

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Lesbianism Scandal Hits Kogi State University

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Kogi State University is in the news for a not so pleasant scandal about lesbian sex videos involving students of the university. The videos which were recently leaked on campus, involves some students in the Economics and English Education departments. The two students ...

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Gunmen Free 144 Inmates In Kogi Prison

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No fewer than 144 inmates of the Koton-Karfi Prison in Kogi State have been set free by gunmen, who invaded the prison on Sunday night. One of the prisoners, whose identity has yet to be made known, was also killed. The ...

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How Police Tortured And Killed My Son – Mother

 Mrs Florence Fasere, mother of the 28-year-old, 400-level student of Ekiti State University, EKSU, Seyi Fasere, that was allegedly mistaken for an armed robber last week at Oye Ekiti, yesterday, narrated the circumstances that led to the untimely death of ...

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Guardian Editor Dies In Auto Crash

An Editor with the Guardian newspaper Mr John Abba Ogbodo has died in an auto crash at a village called Achijili near Anyigba in kogi state. Ogbodo who was travelling with four other journalists were believed to be heading to Awka to cover the ...

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Four Farmers Commit Suicide Over Flood Disaster in Kogi

Four farmers in Kogi State have committed suicide as a result of losses they incurred due to flood just as thousands of others have been displaced. President Goodluck Jonathan disclosed this yesterday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital while undertaking a ...

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53 Babies Born in Kogi and Enugu Relief Camps

President Johnathan with a day old baby in Kogi Camp. Fifty three new babies have been delivered by flood victims in the various refugee camps in Idah and Uzo-Uwani local government area of Kogi and Enugu States respectively within the ...

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