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Kogi governor calls for federal government’s intervention on Okene-Lokoja road

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has described the deplorable condition of Okene-Lokoja federal road as “an eyesore.”

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

Rainstorm destroys court building at Auchi

The Auchi Magistrates’ Court 1 building in Auchi, headquarters of the Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo State has collapsed following a heavy rainstorm on Wednesday.

Kogi guber: 13 governorship aspirants cleared by PDP

As the governorship election of Kogi State approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 13 aspirants who indicated interest to fly the party’s flag.

NASENI engineers go to China for training on transformer manufacturing

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure says 60 of its engineers on Tuesday departed Nigeria for China for four months training on manufacturing of transformers in Nigeria.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.

World Bank, Kogi CSDA commit N300 million to community projects

The Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KSCSDA) is to disburse over N300 million for micro projects in seven communities selected from three senatorial districts of the state.

Kogi governor warns against attack on federal government

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has cautioned leaders to desist from inciting the public against the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC can’t stop us from winning Kogi guber poll

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said no amount of threats, harassment and attempts to intimidate its members and supporters by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and compromised security agents would deter it from standing together in victory, with the people of Kogi State in the November 16 governorship election.

PDP seeks probe of Kogi deputy governor’s allegations

The Kogi State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to put an end to alleged wanton stealing of the state’s resources.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

Eid el Kabir: FRSC deploys 35,000 personnel, 737 patrol vehicles

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed no fewer than 35, 000 regular and special marshals across the country for the Eid el Kabir celebrations.

PDP wants EFCC to investigate Kogi governor over deputy’s disclosures

The Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to beam it’s light on Kogi State to unravel the monumental fraud and maladministin going on under Governor Yahaya Bello.
Chris Isiguzo

Nigeria drifting towards anarchy – NUJ chief

Worried on the prevailing insecurity in the country, the President of Nigeria Union of journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has called on the Federal government to overhaul the nation’s security architecture to guarantee the safety of lives and property.

Kogi registers 23,440 indigent persons on conditional cash transfer scheme

In its determination to lift sizeable numbers of the poor out of poverty, the Kogi State Office of Social Investment Programme (SIP) has begun the enrollment of additional 23, 440 indigent persons across the state.
Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.

Former NMA president in race for Kogi governorship seat

Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Five die in Auchi-Okene highway crash

Five lives were lost in a multiple road accident on Sunday along Auchi-Okene-Highway, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Edo has confirmed.

NCC tasks consumers on protection of telecom infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called for a collaborative efforts towards protecting telecom infrastructure across the country.

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General Abdulsalami: We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation

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Floods submerge 150 communities in Kogi

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Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

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