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Kogi State Government House, Lokoja (image courtesy Kogi Reports)

Good day, and welcome to the Concise News compilation of the latest Kogi State news online headlines for today, October 9th 2019.

Here are the latest Kogi news headlines


Kogi Governorship Election: PDP Cautions APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to desist from playing the ethnic card ahead of the November 16 Governorship Election in Kogi State.

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The National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, gave the warning in a statement in Lokoja,  saying the divisive politics on the basis of ethnicity would not in any way take the APC too far.

Ologbondiyan said that the APC should get ready to face the electoral consequences of the serious issues of poor governance it foisted on the people of Kogi State since 2016. Read more here.

Kogi Governorship Election: INEC To Recruit 16,139 Adhoc Staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will recruit 16, 139 adhoc staff for the Kogi governorship election holding on November 16.

Festus Okoye, INEC Federal Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education, disclosed this on Tuesday during a sensitisation programme at the Federal College of Education, Okene.

He said the adhoc staff will work as polling clerks, presiding officers, assistant presiding officers among others, at the 2,548 polling units in 239 wards spread across the state.

The programme titled ” Youth Votes Count ” was organised by INEC in partnership with the European Commission for Electoral Support (ECES). Read more here.


And that’s the latest news from Kogi state for today. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day.