General elections: Group petitions IGP, NSA over council administrators’ arms stockpile in kogi

INEC partners police to check vote buying, others

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. A Socio cultural group in Yagba West LGA, Omo Ti Wa ni has called on the Acting Inspector General of Police National Security Adviser ( NSA) and other security agencies to place surveillance on Hon. Timi Joseph, Administrator, of Yagba West LGA accusing him of stockpiling arms in his Egbe residence ahead the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The group in a petition to the IGP and NSA , and copied other sister security agencies alleged that the administrator is planning to unleash mayhem on the people…

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Corruption responsible for Nigeria’s backwardness -CHRCR

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA Corruption and lack of transparency in doing business have been identified as the militating factors for slow pace of development in Nigeria In a one day stakeholders meeting organised by the Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution ( CHRCR) in collaboration with Shehu Musa Ya’adua with support from Mac Arthur foundation held in lokoja Wednesday noted that uncheck corruption has affected public faith in the management of the nation’s businesses. The Executive Director Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCH) Comrade Idris Miliki Abdul stated…

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We have lost confidence in kogi Rec, Lokoja PDP demands his sack

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lokoja LGA of kogi has callled on the National Chairman of INEC professor Mahmood Yakubu to as a matter of urgency redeploy the Resident Electoral Commissioner ( REC) Professor James Apam from the state as a the only guarantee for free, fair and credible rescheduled general elections in the state. The party added that it has lost confidence in the neutrality of the REC in conducting free and fair elections in the state as his activities in the Lokoja / Kotokarfe…

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Foundation gives N20M scholarships to 400 indigent in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA About four hundred indigent students who are indigenes of Ogugu Ofante and its environs have benefited from a twenty million naira scholarship scheme funded by the Deacon Job and Mrs. Omada Onoja Foundation . The beneficiaries were drawn from Emojikwu/Emagodo, Emochogwu–Ameh, Emagodo and Emorocho communities in Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State, The beneficiaries are currently undergoing studies in the following institutions of learning : Kaduna Polytechnic Kaduna, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Kogi state University , Anyigba, and KSCOE, Ankpa. Others are College of Nursing,…

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