Senator Dino Melaye Submits Reply to Smart Adeyemi’s Petition. kogiflame.com Senator Dino Melaye yesterday submitted his reply to the petition submitted to Kogi State Election Tribunal by Smart Adeyemi following his defeat at the just concluded election. Senator Dino Melaye defeated Smart Adeyemi for the second time in two consecutive elections into the Kogi West Senatorial seat. The election tribunal sitting in Abuja have therefore today received the response to the said petition.

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New PDP Senate President Set To Emerge, As APC Lawmakers Rejects Lawan kogiflame.com There have been intense horse-trading by Returning Senators from both parties for the seat of Senate President ahead of the swearing-in of the 9th National Assembly. Those vying for the position have since made their intension known and have upped their game by lobbying their colleagues, and those that matter in the party, to get their support. So far, four notable APC Senators have indicated interest for the coveted seat. They are Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, (APC,…

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Agency Seeks Active support for Routine Immunisation Activities in Kogi kogiflame.com The National Emergency Routine Immunisation Coordination Centre (NERICC), has appealed to Kogi Government to actively support the routine immunisation activities in the state. Dr Daniel Ali, a Routine Immunisation Officer at NERICC, made the call while speaking to newsman after an advocacy meeting with the Chief of Staff to Kogi Government, Mr Edward Onoja, in Lokoja. According to Ali, the centre was established two years ago when the Executive Director of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) declared a…

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Shock as 9 Old marries 6 year old

kogiflame.com Shock has gripped residents of Buyende town council in Buyende district after two minors were joined in a traditional marriage in a ceremony held at Nakabila Royal shrines this morning. The groom is a 9 year old P.2 pupil of Buteme Light primary school in Kamuli district while the bride is a 6 year old pupil of Madarasat Muslim primary school in Buyengo Sub County in Jinja district. Reports indicate that the groom’s parents visited those of the bride in December, 2013 and paid bride price of three cows,…

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Your Knelling Down Before Tinubu Would Not Help You— Kogi PDP Tells Gov Bello

kogiflame.com The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)says no amount of kneeling down in public to beg Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, by Governor Yahaya Bello would save him from having a woeful defeat in the forthcoming Kogi State governorship election expected to hold in November. The Kogi State Chapter of the PDP in a statement issued on Friday and signed by Dickson Achadu, Director Research and Documentation, described as shameful for the governor to be kneeling down in pretence, when in the past he has insulted Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and Prof. Yemi Osibanjo,…

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War In Buhari’s APC Party as Top Leaders Turn Against Tinubu’s Style Of Politics

kogiflame.com Ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari, and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo, for a second term, a cross-section of Senator selected under the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, have spoken out against the leadership ambition of their National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The Lawmakers, warned President Buhari against allowing the 9th National Assembly to be taken over by the foot-soldiers of their National Leader. The Senators-elect, disclosed that the recommendation by the APC, that the incumbent Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, for the Senate Presidency, was a…

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Kogi Hajj Commission, chairman, Luqman gets National Hajj Commission’s commendation

Sheikh Luqman Imam Abdullahi kogiflame.com The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer and management of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has commended the Kogi State Hajj Commission (KSHC) for its proper management of general matters pertaining to 2019 Hajj preparations. In a statement signed by Fatima Sanda Usara on behalf of NAHCON Chairman/CEO noted that “ Apart from renewal of its license, the KSHC has moved ahead in decentralizing structures of pilgrims’ screening across its three senatorial districts as well as decentralizing medical screening across same zones. According to the statement, the Kogi…

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I See a Better Kogi State in The Hands of Youths – Aare Afe Babalola SAN

kogiflame.com The Founder of Afe Babalola University, Aare Afe Babalola, (SAN) said he strongly believe the youths, if fully supported would change the narratives positively in governance. Babalola, who hosted the Deputy Majority Leader and member representing Ankpa 1 constituency, Hon. Ahmed Mohammed in his office said he couldn’t believe the negative news about Kogi State all the time. He said Kogi State is by far the wealthiest state in Nigeria because there are blessed with lots of resources and he’s hoping that the present government tap into this opportunity.…

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