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Kogi home of horror: A call to action

*Where snakes, mosquitos chase patients from wards By Arogbonlo Israel “Let there be peace again in Ibaji,” “Silence is a crime,” “Make Ibaji Great Again”, and “We must fight for our rights” were the words of Kogi youths under the aegis of the Ibaji Progressive Youth Foundation during a protest held in December, last year,
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4 ceramic firm workers die in Kogi auto crash

By Boluwaji Obahopo An accident involving a bus and Toyota, yesterday, claimed the lives of four staff of BN Ceramics Company, Ajaokuta, Kogi State while many were injured. An eyewitness said both vehicles had a head-on collision when the driver of the bus overtook another vehicle at a sharp bend. The Kogi State Sector Commander
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Kidnappers killed my 6-year-old daughter, cut off her head — Distraught man

•How her 14-year-old brother escaped from abductors •Mastermind of the kidnap well known to us •My motive for visiting victim’s family during new year celebration —Suspect By Ifeanyi Okolie A middle-aged man, Yahaya Ibrahim, from Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State, has narrated how armed men stormed his house late last year, abducted two
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PDP accuses Fayemi of secretly plotting to cede Ekiti lands to herders for cattle ranch

COVID-19: Yahaya Bello is on course, stop hiding under NGF, Youth group replies Gov Fayemi

Arogbonlo Israel GYB2PYB, a group of young Nigerians, has reacted and condemned comments made by the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi over Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello’s claim on COVID-19 vaccine that has stirred up a heated debate on the social media. The Governors’ forum, Thursday, had said Governor Bello is entitled to his
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Kogi-born activist, Okai Austin gets int’l appointment from UN council

Arogbonlo Israel For his unrivalled human rights records and unscathed social awareness and practices, United Nations council has honoured Comrade Usman Austin Okai, through his inauguration into the UN Economic and Social Council in Africa, ECOSOC. The appointment letter was jointly signed by Dr Jovylyn Espalabra, UNESC secretary General and Dr Yosep Kang, UN Goodwill
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Funmi Olorunnipa

Olorunnipa’s appointment by Biden a sign that Kogites are exceptional — Yahaya Bello

…Felicitates with the newly appointed Associate Counsel to US President-elect Arogbonlo Israel The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has facilitated with Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo on her recent appointment by American president-elect, Joe Biden as his Associate Counsel. The governor, in a statement signed on Thursday, 14 January, 2021, signed by his Special Adviser on Intergovernmental
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Our women deserve more recognition — Yahaya Bello

An outsider’s unpopular opinion on Kogi State(2)

Following my first article on my visit to Kogi together with my friend Robert Arome Eboh, I have received a lot of backlash from party members that my action was anti-party and it doesn’t matter what my views and position on any subject is, the party’s position remains superior and party members must not be seen to be supporting another rival party.

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Senate begins Screening of Buratai, Others

Ex-Kogi acting gov demands sack of service chiefs

…Says Nigeria Security situation may become irredeemable By Boluwaji Obahopo FORMER Acting Governor of Kogi State, Chief Clarence Olafemi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack his service chiefs; saying that failure to do so may make the security situation in the country to become irredeemable. Olafemi, who spoke, yesterday, in Lokoja described the
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