Lassa Fever; Three Cases, One death Confirm at FMC Lokoja.

    The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja in Kogi, has confirmed three cases of Lassa fever and one death in the last one week in the hospital. Dr Bernard Ododo, the Head of Clinical Services (HCSs) FMC Lokoja, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lokoja. Ododo told NAN that five suspected cases of Lassa fever were reported in the hospital in the last one week, out of which three were positive, and one died. ”Five suspected cases reported at the…

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Ibrahim Idris,His Institutional Welfarist Tendencies Cum Political Leadership In Kogi

    Before joining the political landscape span for over two decades now,Kogi former governor,Alhaji Ibrahim Idris popularly known as ‘Ibro’ had indulged in series of communal services to an inestimable quantum, both to his immediate community’s,extraction and the entire society for a long time immemorial. This trend became unabated towards the people’s pressure to move from the wholly private sector driven business and joined the public sector/office, where he contested and won the governorship seat of Kogi and ruled for 9 years between 2003/2012,a feat that brought multiple impact…

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        Ibrahim Idris,His Institutional Welfarist Tendencies Cum Political Leadership In Kogi Before joining the political landscape span for over two decades now,Kogi former governor,Alhaji Ibrahim Idris popularly known as ‘Ibro’ had indulged in series of communal services to an inestimable quantum, both to his immediate community’s,extraction and the entire society for a long time immemorial. This trend became unabated towards the people’s pressure to move from the wholly private sector driven business and joined the public sector/office, where he contested and won the governorship seat of Kogi…

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Muyiwa Ologun writes about the place of the Okun Nation in Yoruba land.

    A Son of Okun Land has raised concerns about the non inclusion and alliance of the Yorubas extraction in kogi State( The Okun nation) as they have not find themselves any Pride of place in the sociocultural agenda and integration of the Oduduas nation. Mr Ologun decried the situation whereby the Okuns are not being carried along the Yorubas of Western Nigeria in his words: I read an article yesterday. It centered around the issue of Amotekun. I saw an umbrella body that represented many Yoruba groups in…

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Kogi State Deputy Governor Flags off Distribution of Relief Materials to Victims of Tawari attack by NEMA on Behalf of Governor Bello

    His Excellency, The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Chief Edward Onoja earlier today flagged off the distribution of relief materials to the victims of January 3rd, 2020 attack on Tawari Community by armed marauders on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Onoja expressed the passion of Governor Bello in the protection of lives and property of Kogites irrespective of their ethnic or religious affiliation. He further described the attackers as cowards who used the cover of the night to visit grief on…

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Kogi PDP; Stop Dragging Former Governor Ibrahim Idris,Son, To Your Political Misfortune; Group Warns

        People’s Democratic Party PDP Youths movement for “Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim Idris for Kogi Governor” in Omala has sounded a strong warning to the faceless group known as ” Elders Of Kogi” proposing the expulsion of the former governor Ibrahim Idris and his son, Abubakar Ibrahim from PDP by the National Working Committee of the party over anti party activities. A statement issued by Okolo Johnson in reaction to the allegations by Ibrahim Dansofo against the former governor and his son, described as laughable and frustrating on…

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FULL LIST: MAMA PUT, DANFO, TOKUNBO MAKE OXFORD DICTIONARY’S UPDATED VERSION

          Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has released an updated version of the widely used dictionary for January, 2020 — with 29 new Nigerian expressions making the cut. The list, released earlier this year, featured several words used by popular authors including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian writer and Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s Nobel laureate. Danica Salazar, world English Editor of the dictionary, noted the addition of the new words was to “give flavour of English-speaking rooted in a Nigerian experience”. “By focusing on contemporary language in this update,…

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Amontekun is not a risk to Nigeria Security Foundation – Tinubu

            National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has called for private discussion between the governors of the South-West and the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, over Amotekun, a security outfit launched by governors in the region. Tinubu said the foundation of the country has not been put at risk with the security outfit launched by the governors of the zone in a bit to confront the insecurity in their states. The former Lagos governor, however, warned that the nation’s…

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NO LAW PROHIBITS ESTABLISHMENT OF AMOTEKUN — AFE BABALOLA

          Law & Human Rights By Afe Babalola, SAN THE Attorney General of the Federation was reported to have declared the regional community security outfit (Amotekun) illegal. I disagree with the Attorney General. On the contrary, it is absolutely constitutional and legal. The issue of Amotekun is an issue of Public Safety and Protection of property. There is no law in Nigeria which prevents citizens from being able to secure their lives and properties. Indeed without protecting the right to life and property, no other right…

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