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Impeachment: Kogi Assembly requests chief judge to set up panel of inquiry

The Kogi State House of Assembly has requested the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, to constitute a 7-man Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against the Deputy Governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.
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ActionAid seeks greater investment in education in Kogi

Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.

Kogi: No herdsmen attack at motor park

The Kogi State Government has debunked the allegation of an attack by herdsmen at Big Joe motor park in Lokoja on Tuesday.

Kogi government debunks ‘herdsmen attack’ at Lokoja park

The Kogi State Government on Tuesday debunked the alleged herdsmen attack at a motor park in Lokoja, the state capital.

Kogi guber: Igala say no second term Governor Bello

Rising from its inauguration of Ukomu Igala, a socio-cultural organization of Igala nation, Kaduna State chapter, at the weekend, the leaders from the eastern senatorial zone of Kogi State have rejected endorsement of the State governor, Yahaya Bello, for the second term in office.

Kogi seeks UNICEF’s support on basic education

The Kogi Government on Tuesday solicited more support from UNICEF towards providing quality education in the state.

Suspect: I arranged my kidnap to help my husband raise money

A middle aged woman, Mrs Yemi Samuel, on Wednesday explained that she arranged her own kidnap in order to raise money from family members to assist her husband.
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CCD commends National Assembly for gazetting the disability act

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has lauded the leadership of the National Assembly for Gazetting the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act.

Kogi: We’re prepared to tackle flooding

Kogi State government has assured the people of its preparedness to mitigate the effect of the anticipatory floods as relevant agencies have been put on red alert for its occurrence.

Kogi moves to tackle flood disaster, Lassa fever outbreak

The Kogi State Government on Thursday said it had taken some measures to mitigate flood disaster and outbreak Lassa fever and other epidemic prone diseases in the state.

Kogi government to construct standard sports facilities in schools

The Kogi State Government is to provide standard sports facilities in three selected schools with one located in each of the state’s senatorial districts, according to Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, commissioner for education, science and technology.
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Federal government urged to declare state of emergency in education sector

A Director at National Education Academy and Senior Lecturer, National Open University of Nigeria, Professor Adams Agahiu, has called on the Federal Government to immediately declare state of emergency in Nigeria’s education sector owing to infrastructural decay and academic regression among students.

Kogi: How we diverted fund meant for Ganaja flyover

The Kogi state government has admitted to diverting funds meant for the instruction of a fly-over bridge on the ever busy Ganaja junction in the state capital. The government says it diverted the N1.86 billion Naira to more pressing needs.

Kogi judicial staff dies days after resumption from five-month strike

The death of a staff with the Kogi State Judiciary, Mrs. Fatimah Noah, 43, has died, a day after the state branch of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), called off its five-month industrial action.

Kogi: We have paid 38 months salaries

The Director General of Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State, Hon. Kingsley Fanwo, stated this in Takete Ide Amuro in Mopamuro Local Government while briefing newsmen after an APC Stakeholders Meeting in the Ward.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye warns bank against giving N32 billion loan to Kogi government

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the red chamber of the National Assembly has warned Sterling Bank against giving a loan of N32 billion to the Kogi State Government under the leadership of Yahaya Bello.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari urged to ensure the implementation of new minimum wage at state, local...

The organised labour in Kogi State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to put necessary frameworks in place to ensure the implementation of the new minimum wage at the states and local government levels.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

Chopper crash: Kogi government, others would’ve been in trouble had I died – VP...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Sunday that many people would been in trouble had he died in the February 2nd chopper crash in Kabba, Kogi State.

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