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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono gave the assurance at the weekend while interacting with stakeholders in the sector in Bauchi.

Nigerian government boosts Kogi farmers with assorted inputs to mitigate coronavirus impact

The distribution of farm inputs was made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Nanono, at the Ministry’s Warehouse at Okene road, Lokoja in Kogi State as contained in a statement signed by the Director, Information, Theodore Ogaziechi, which include a variety of seeds; cashew, sesame, soybeans, and tomatoes.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

NGO sensitises Kogi communities to safety, coronavirus preventive measures

An NGO, Youth Initiative for Peace and Development Multi-Purpose Cooperative (YIPD), has commenced sensitisation of residents of Kogi to safety and preventive measures against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Edward Onoja

Kogi government inaugurates community policing committee

The deputy governor, Chief Edward Onoja, who inaugurated the committee on behalf of Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello expressed the preparedness of the State Government to nip the security challenges the state faces in the bud, irrespective of recent security challenges in the state.
Governor Yahaya Bello, his deputy, Edward Onoja, and aides celebrate victory at the Kogi State governorship election petitions tribunal.2

Governor Bello, deputy, aides celebrate tribunal victory — in pictures

Governor Yahaya Bello, his deputy, Edward Onoja, and aides celebrate victory at the Kogi State governorship election petitions tribunal.

Residents in defy Kogi government’s lockdown order

The residents and traders in Kogi, on Saturday, defied the government’s lockdown order, directing residents to stay at home and the closure of markets in the state.
Edward Onoja

Kogi declares total lockdown

Kogi state government on Friday places a complete restriction on movement within the state, ordering people to stay at home from tomorrow as a means of preventing the spread of Coronavirus.
Governor Yahaya Bello had on Monday inaugurated a 29-man Squadron headed by his Deputy, Edward Onoja, to manage the situation.

Kogi gets isolation centre, pandemic roadmap

Kogi Government has begin the implementation of a road map designed as preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the State.
Rashidat Bello

STEP-UP beneficiaries protest in Kogi

Some Kogi State Government officials on Friday afternoon had hectic time controlling angry Participants protesting alleged poor handling at a two weeks STEP UP training and empowerment programme inside the Glass House, Lokoja.

Kogi governor woos political opponents for good governance

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has called on people of the state to forget political and ideological differences, affiliations and leanings to join hands with his administration to ensure good governance.
Adams Oshiomhole

APC national chairman visits Governor Bello over Tawari killings

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has paid a condolence visit to the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, over the death of his sister, Hajia Rabietu Bello, and killings in Tawari community. This is contained in a statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Onogwu Mohammed.

Tawari attack: Kogi governor visits Koto, pledge government support for victims

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has assured the people of Tawari community that his administration will do everything to stand by them and ensure immediate assistance to the victims of the attack.
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CAN urges Kogi governor to improve on council workers salary

Kogi State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on Kogi State government to improve on the salary of local government workers in the state.

Why I built chapel in government house – Kogi governor

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said his decision to build Chapel inside the State’s Government House was not only to provide a place of worship for Christians, but also to serve as a symbol of unity, access and inclusion.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: SDP candidate asks tribunal to nullify election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has continued to receive more complaints about the State’s Nov 16 governorship election.

Governor Bello receives certificate of return from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented certificate of return to the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, the incumbent, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his deputy and running mate, Edward Onoja.

Kogi Speaker congratulates Governor Bello, says victory well-deserved

The Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello and his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, on their victory in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.

Kogi guber: Thugs attack deputy governor’s wife in Dekina

Mrs Ejura Onoja, wife of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Chief Edward Onoja, has allegedly been attacked by thugs suspected to be loyalists of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Egume, Dekina Local Government Area of the State.
The Kogi State deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Edward Onoja, voted about 11.32 a.m. at his Ogugu Ward of Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Kogi guber: APC deputy governorship candidate votes

The Kogi State deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Edward Onoja, voted about 11.32 a.m. at his Ogugu Ward of Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 121 persons for violating face mask order in Akwa Ibom

The police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested 121 people for violating the government’s directive on compulsory use of face mask in public places as a measure to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 in the state.
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WHO urges countries to ‘wake up’ and halt coronavirus

The World Health Organization on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the ground instead of bickering, and to “take control”.
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Kwara governor reshuffles cabinet

Those affected are the Commissioner for Communication, Olanrewaju Murtala, who was moved to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, while the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Adenike Afolabi Oshatimehin replaced Murtala in the Ministry of Communication.
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Bukayo Saka, Nicolas Pepe shortlisted for Arsenal Player of the Month award

Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe have been nominated for the Arsenal Player of the Month award for June following their eye-catching displays.
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Bank shuts over coronavirus scare in Osun

It was reliably gathered that one of the customers who tested positive to Coronavirus had visited the bank during the week and as part of the contact tracing the state officials went to the bank to take samples of the staffs to be sure of their status.