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Thugs attack Dino Melaye at Kabba Day celebration

The controversial senator, Dino Melaye, survived an attack by a mob as his car was reportedly pelted with stones and other dangerous objects at the Kabba Day celebration on Saturday. The attack is believed to have forced the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, to snub the event. Mr. Bello was …

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INEC chairman explains why Dino Melaye’s recall is delayed

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has revealed that the process for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, was being delayed by the court and the legal process initiated by the lawmaker. Yakubu, however, insisted that the agency will …

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INEC officials storm NASS to serve Melaye recall notice | Photos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today September 26 served Senator Dino Melaye with recall notice at his office at the Senate wing of National Assembly. On Monday while briefing newsmen in Abuja, the senator, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, denied claims that he was evading the service of …

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USAID donates N30m medical equipment to Kogi

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday presented medical equipment worth about N30 million for 60 health facilities in Kogi. Dr Alobo Gabriel, the State Team Leader for Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), disclosed this while handing over the equipment to the State Ministry of Health. Gabriel …

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Gunmen kill expatriate, police orderly, driver

The command’s Public Relations Officer, William Aya, who confirmed this to journalists on Monday in Lokoja said that the expatriate was traveling with the other victims when they ran into a roadblock mounted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. He said that the police orderly resisted the attempt to kidnap …

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INEC releases fresh timetable for Sen. Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a new timetable for the recall of Dino Melaye, an All Progressives Congress senator representing Kogi West at the National Assembly. Augusta C. Ogakwu, the commission’s secretary, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday. According to the new timetable, the recall …

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