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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 establishes Mopol base along Obajana-Kabba road

The Kogi Government in partnership with the Nigeria Police Force said it has established two Mobile Police Squadron Bases along Obajana-Kabba road and in Okene.

Kogi commissioner calls for cultism eradication

The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.

Gunmen abduct six JAMB staff in Kogi

Apart from the high rate of accident, the Lokoja-Obajana-Kabba road in Kogi State has become a lucrative route for kidnappers.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Abubakar Idris: Fearless judiciary panacea for electoral fraud

Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Idris, a frontline politician and a runner up in the September 3, 2019, PDP gubernatorial primary in Kogi State has described the Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa governorship election as fair, just and a panacea for election violence and fraud in the nation’s politics.
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.

Insecurity: We’re taking fight to criminals’ enclaves – Kogi governor

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised to tackle the incessant armed robbery and kidnappings in the state by taking the battle to the enclave of the criminals.
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has ordered the immediate suspension of the Vice Chancellor of Kogi State University, Ayangba and the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.

Vice-chancellor, Rector suspended for disobeying directive on TSA

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has ordered the immediate suspension of the Vice Chancellor of Kogi State University, Ayangba and the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.

Kogi confirms nine cases of Lassa fever, four deaths

The Kogi State Ministry of Health has confirmed nine cases of Lassa fever with four deaths recorded since the outbreak of the deadly disease in the state about a month ago.
Prof. Mohammed Atureta, Rector, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, says plans are ongoing to convocate five sets of graduates of the institution in April.

Kogi Polytechnic to convocate five sets of graduates in April

Prof. Mohammed Atureta, Rector, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, says plans are ongoing to convocate five sets of graduates of the institution in April.

Nigeria loses N5.5 trillion to fraud, cyber crimes in 10 years – forensic auditors

The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria, CIFIPN, said yesterday Nigeria has lost about N5.5 trillion to fraud, corruption and cyber crimes in the last 10 years.
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.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has called on the state governors to domesticate and start the full implementation of Medical Residency Training Act.

Resident doctors seek full implementation of medical residency training act

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has called on the state governors to domesticate and start the full implementation of Medical Residency Training Act.
A non governmental organisation, Search for Common Ground has called for mopping of fire arms in Kogi State.

Group calls for mop up of firearms in Kogi

A non governmental organisation, Search for Common Ground, has called for mopping of fire arms in Kogi State.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed a bill changing the name of the state owned university to Prince Abubakar Audu University, Ayingba.

Kogi assembly confirms 16 commissioner-nominees

Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday screened, cleared and confirmed for appointment, 16 out of 17 commissioner-nominees presented to the House by Governor Yahaya Bello.

Governor Bello takes oath of office for second term

Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.

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.

Lassa fever kills one in Kogi, three hospitalised

The Lassa Fever epidemic ravaging several Nigerian states has claimed its first victim in Kogi, with three victims being hospitalised.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Former Kogi governor, son reject calls for expulsion from PDP

Son and former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Idris and Ibrahim Idris, has countered the calls for their expulsion from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it is uncalled for.

Federal government considers investing pension funds in infrastructure

The federal government is considering investing pension funds to improve infrastructure in the country, an official said on Thursday.

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