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Kogi promises physically-challenged persons of improved living standards

The Kogi State Government has reiterated her commitment to create an enabling environment that would give opportunities to persons living with disabilities in the state.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Kogi West: Dino Melaye vows to challenge Smart Adeyemi’s victory

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has said he would challenge his defeat in court.

Kogi: We’ll go after attackers of FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The Kogi State Government has expressed “deep concern” over the alleged attack on officials and players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah near Lokoja, expressing confidence in the capacity of the operatives of Operation Total Freedom to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

Kogi government condemns post election violent clashes, vows to punish perpetrators

The Kogi State government has condemned violent clashes in Ochadamu area of the state in the aftermath of the just concluded governorship election.

PDP: APC, Kogi government plot to shift election by two weeks

The Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council on Tuesday accused the All Progressives Congress and the Kogi State Government, under Governor Yahaya Bello, of engaging in moves to shift the November 16 governorship election in the state by two weeks.
Mr Sanusi Yahaya, the state’s Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, made the call after a tour of some affected communities in Lokoja on Saturday.

Kogi seeks federal government’s help as flood takes over nine local councils

“We have just been informed by the Nigeria Hydro-logical Services Agency (NIHSA) that the recent upsurge in flooding was due to excessive spilling of water from Lagdo Dam in Cameroon, which came through River Benue,” he said.
The campaign organisation in a statement said a PDP supporter, Yusuf Seidu Uhiene, was killed in Ayingba, in Dekina local government, when the party’s governership candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was there for a stakeholders meeting.

Musa Wada: I will probe Yahaya Bello if elected Kogi governor

Ahead of the governorship election in Kogi state, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Musa Wada, has said he will probe the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello if he’s elected governor.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.

PDP kicks as President Buhari asks Senate to approve N10 billion for Kogi

The Federal Government on Tuesday sought the approval of the Senate for the issuance of N10.69 billion promissory note for refund on federal projects executed by the Kogi State government.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Kogi seeks N10.69 billion from federal government

The Kogi State Government has requested the sum of N10.69 billion from the Federal Government for the settlement of debts incurred locally and refund for projects executed on behalf of the Federal Government.

Group donates books, instructional materials to schools, empowers women

The South East Yagba Development Association Women’s wing (SEYDAW), has donated books and instructional materials to schools in 15 communities in the area.

Kogi unveils plan to employ 3700 teachers

The Kogi State Government has disclosed that the State Executive Council has approved the recruitment of no fewer than 3700 teachers in the state secondary schools.

Governor Bello: Over 55% of voters for President Buhari are women

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has revealed that well over fifty-five percent of the electorate who won the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election for President Muhammadu Buhari were women.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello hails minister’s contribution to APC victory

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has commended the contributions of the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, to the victory of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015 and 2019 general elections.

Kogi government set to inaugurate N4 billion rice mill

The Kogi State Government is set to inaugurate a newly-constructed rice mill worth over N4 billion and with the capacity to produce 50 tonnes of rice per day.

SSG: Kogi deputy governor attended exco meeting 2018

The Secretary to the Kogi State Government, Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Simon Achuba.

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.
ActionAid Nigeria

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.

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Residents scoop product as tanker falls in Lagos

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VOR: Nigeria must uphold rule of law

A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

Governor Bello: President Buhari is the most democratic ex-military head of state

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.