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PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

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.
The Kogi Commissioner for Education Science and Technology, Mr Wemi Jones, has warned against the encroachment of landed properties belonging to public schools across the state.

Kogi vows to impose severe sanctions on erring schools

Kogi State Government has reaffirmed to its readiness to impose severe sanctions on heads of schools or institutions in the state who fail to comply with the shut down directive on schools.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

NCDC: Death toll from Lassa fever outbreak hits 193

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, told newsmen on Friday in Abuja, while giving an update of on the Lassa fever outbreak that amidst the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), outbreak in the country, the agency has continued to manage a national Lassa fever outbreak.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Breaking news from Aso Villa

Quite a challenging week it has been for Nigeria, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Except perhaps in China only, where the affliction started from, figures of Coronavirus infections continue to mount in other parts of the world. Italy and Spain have been particularly badly hit.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA, stakeholders meet on provision of food, water for people during lockdown

In anticipation of possible escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday, met with stakeholders in Kogi to develop strategic plans for provision of food and water for people.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi closes all entry points, ban motorcycle operation

Gov. Yahaya Bello, has ordered the closure of all land and water entry points into Kogi State as part of efforts to curb the spread of corona virus in the state.
APC scribe Victor Giadom has described the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC Governors Forum in postponing the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting indefinitely as commendable. 1

President Buhari, governors, service chiefs may be at risk of deadly pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has thrown big wigs including public officials and billionaires at risk and is upsetting human activities at the top echelons of the Nigerian government.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari urged to shut down Abuja, Lagos

A former lawmaker representing Kogi West at the Senate, Senator Dino Melaye, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to shut down Lagos and Abuja without further delay.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna Audu, gave the assurance during a stakeholder meeting in Lokoja on Tuesday.

Official: Seven persons in self-isolation in Kogi

The Kogi Ministry of Health said that seven persons are now on a compulsory 14-days self-isolation in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new permanent services

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation.
There is apprehension and panic in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, with news that a state lawmaker who just returned from a US trip allegedly refused to go into quarantined for 14 days as ordered by the Federal Government and instead went around the state capital clubbing.

Panic as lawmaker who returned from abroad refuses quarantine, goes clubbing

There is apprehension and panic in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, with news that a state lawmaker who just returned from a US trip allegedly refused to go into quarantined for 14 days as ordered by the Federal Government and instead went around the state capital clubbing.
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.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

Kogi shuts down markets

Few days after Governor Yahaya Bello announced measures including restriction of large social gatherings to contain the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the Kogi State enforcement team shut down the Lokoja International market Tuesday, being market day.
Sequel to the directive of the Kogi State Government ordering civil servants on grades level one (1) to thirteen (13) to work from home and the ban on gatherings of up to thirty (30) people, the Chief Judge of Kogi State, Hon. Justice Nasiru Ajanah, CON, has directed that only urgent and criminal matters be entertained by all the divisions of the High Court of Justice in the state.

Kogi high court to hear only urgent, criminal cases

Sequel to the directive of the Kogi State Government ordering civil servants on grades level one (1) to thirteen (13) to work from home and the ban on gatherings of up to thirty (30) people, the Chief Judge of Kogi State, Hon. Justice Nasiru Ajanah, CON, has directed that only urgent and criminal matters be entertained by all the divisions of the High Court of Justice in the state.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi to inaugurate squadron on coronavirus

The Kogi State Government has constituted a Squadron to help tackle Coronavirus and Lassa Fever to ensure the prevention and containment in the state.
Former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Idris Wada on Sunday paid a condolence visit on Governor Yahaya Bello over the death of his mother, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello who passed on recently at the age of 101.

Former Governor Idris Wada visits Yahaya Bello over mother’s death

Former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Idris Wada, on Sunday paid a condolence visit on Governor Yahaya Bello over the death of his mother, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello, who passed on recently at the age of 101.

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President Buhari meets with presidential committee on Nigeria’s economy

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President Buhari directs prompt payment of salaries

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