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Kogi decides: IG of Police, INEC Chairman Yakubu will account to God for their roles in election – PDP’s Wada

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the just concluded governorship election in Kogi State, Musa Wada, has lambasted the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu and Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu over the conduct of Saturday’s poll. Wada said both the INEC Chairman and IGP Adamu would account to […]

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Police to shut down all borders in Kogi for elections

As part of measures to beef up security for the November 16th governorship and Kogi West Senatorial election, the Nigerian Police, in conjunction with sister security agencies has announced the shutting down of all entry and exit borders. The Kogi State Commissioner of Police Hakeem Busari disclosed this while addressing journalists at the Police headquarters […]

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Kogi Guber: We will work with external collation officers- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says collation officers for the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship election will come from federal tertiary institutions outside the state. INEC Federal Commissioner for Voter Education and Publicity, Mr Festus Okoye, told newsmen in Lokoja on Wednesday that drawing the officials from other states was part of efforts to guarantee […]

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Mohammed Adamu Deploys Additional 35,000 Police Ahead Of Nov.16 Kogi Guber Election

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has deployed additional 35,000 policemen to Kogi State to ensure “visibility policing ” of lives and property before and during the November 16 governorship election holding in the state. Kayode Ayilara, the Assistant Commissioner of police in charge of operation in the state announced this in Lokoja on […]

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Kogi Guber; Don’t Use Ajaokuta As Part Of Your Achievements; Group Warns Yahaya Bello

Kogi Democratic Group has warned the APC led governmment of Yahaya Bello in Kogi, not to use the newly signed agreement between Nigeira/Russia as the efforts of the state government. A statement issued on behalf of the group by Hamid Mohammed said efforts of political gladaitors like Natasha Hadiza Akpoti, SDP governorship candidate and others […]

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Kogi: I was treated like a common criminal , I now trek from one place to another – Achuba

The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba, on Sunday cried out over the ill-treatment meted on him by different forces in the state. Achuba, while speaking to journalists in his private residence, said he was treated like a common criminal even when the law recognised him as the deputy governor of the […]

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NBA reacts to Achuba’s sack as Kogi Deputy Governor.

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has reacted to the impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba, by the state House of Assembly. The NBA in a statement on Monday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kunle Edun, described Achuba’s removal as illegal and unconstitutional because it was against the findings of the […]

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THE HISTORY OF KOGI STATE

Kogi, a state in the central region (Middle-Belt) of Nigeria. It is popularly called the Confluence State because the confluence of River Niger and River Benue is at its capital, Lokoja, which is the first administrative capital of modern-day Nigeria. Agriculture is a main part of the economy, and the state also has coal, steel […]

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Kogi: Bello, Wada, 21 others make INEC final list

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) has published the final list of 24 candidates and political parties cleared to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi State. The list pasted on the notice board of the Lokoja office of the INEC, yesterday, showed that incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress […]