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Coronavirus: Management shuts down hospital in Kogi

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues it’s harvoc across the country, the management of Ajaokuta Steel Company Medical Centre, Kogi state, has announced an index case. It has further resolved to shut down services temporarily in the health facility to carry out its disinfection.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi gives deadline for registration of candidates for internal examinations

As the Kogi State Government is putting final touches to the reopening of schools, it has fixed August 18th as the deadline for registration, data capturing and subject analysis for learners in Primary Six and Junior Secondary School Three, sitting for all internal examinations in the State.
It would be recalled that the Kogi State Government leased the Confluence Beach Hotel and Gulf Club to Capital Boutique Limited, a private investor earlier in the month. The move has been criticised by some people in the State.

Group opposed business agreement on Confluence Beach Hotel

A social cultural organization, Kogi Patriotic Group, KPG, has rejected in strong terms the handing over of public assets belonging to the Kogi people by the State Government, under translucent circumstances, describing such as a rape of the people.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has placed all the communities in Kabba-Bunu council areas on ‘absolute’ lockdown following the positive testing of two persons in the council area to COVID-19

Kogi softens land administration processes to curb racketeering

Kogi State Government says it has taken steps that will ease land administration processes, to stamp out racketeering.
The state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, confirmed this to newsmen in Lokoja on Thursday.

Kogi government directs own media to cover MDAs at minimal costs

Kogi State Government on Saturday directed its owned media organisations to cover the activities of the state’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at reduced costs.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.

ACF: Tolulope Arotile was destined to be a gift to the North

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said that the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile from Kogi State was destined to be a gift to the North in efforts towards building a stronger Nigeria.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Minister mourns NAF first female combat helicopter pilot

The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has expressed shock over the death of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.

Kogi reassures on security of lives and properties

Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, gave the assurance in a statement on the recent killings by unknown gunmen in the state.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has placed all the communities in Kabba-Bunu council areas on ‘absolute’ lockdown following the positive testing of two persons in the council area to COVID-19

Kogi to establish Confluence University of Science and Technology

The Kogi State Government has approved a bill for the establishment of Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, in the state.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, on Wednesday, in a statement however allayed the fears, saying that Kogi remain committed to fighting COVID-19.

Kogi sets up testing lab, infectious disease centre

The laboratory was set up amid the state’s insistence that it has no case of COVID-19 despite the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announcing three cases in Kogi.
Mr. Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi State has died, according to a report.

Deceased Kogi chief judge to be laid to rest in Abuja

The deceased Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah is to be buried in Abuja on Sunday.

Kogi government drags journalist to court in Bayelsa

The Kogi State Government has dragged an online journalist Saint Meinpamo before a Federal High Court sitting in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The journalist is facing trial over a publication that the government built a fallen Covid-19 Isolation Centre for N7 billion.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

President Buhari to intervene in Kogi, NCDC face off

The Kogi State Government may be under renewed pressure from high places, including the presidency to change it’s attitude towards management of the Coronavirus pandemic.

NMA: President Buhari should issue order for unfettered access into Kogi

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna Audu, gave the assurance during a stakeholder meeting in Lokoja on Tuesday.

Kogi rejects coronavirus result, insists state still free

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday alleged that two index cases were recorded in Kogi bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 8733.
The state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, confirmed this to newsmen in Lokoja on Thursday.

Kogi reacts to NCDC declaration of coronavirus cases

The government said it is still assessing the NCDC report and studying the situation to arrive at an informed position. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, in a short discussion with newsmen.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, on Wednesday, in a statement however allayed the fears, saying that Kogi remain committed to fighting COVID-19.

Kogi gives conditions for coronavirus test

The Kogi State government has insisted the State is still free from the rampaging Coronavirus disease even as it has given condition for recognizing any Covid-19 test conducted outside it’s boundaries by it’s citizens.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, on Wednesday, in a statement however allayed the fears, saying that Kogi remain committed to fighting COVID-19.

Kogi: Coronavirus has further exposed the rot in the health sector

Kogi state government has said that the Coronavirus pandemic has further exposed the rot in the nation’s health sector, but however, noted that the state government would continue to invest in the sector for effective service delivery

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