Kogi LG workers now to receive 54% of salary
Local Government workers in Kogi State have applauded the state government for its decision to increase their monthly percentage salary from 30 per cent to 54 per cent with effect from this month.
Kogi flood: Victims lament dearth of basic amenities at IDPs camps
Victims of this year’s flooding in Kogi State are asking the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Federal Government to ensure relief materials...
For stripping woman in market, monarch gets 12 months jail term
A magistrate's court in Egbe, Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State has sentenced a traditional titleholder, Chief Stephen Fogbonjaiye, the Ologun of Agidi-Ododi...
Flood disaster in Kogi may be worse than 2012 experience, NEMA warns
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has expressed concerns over a possible repeat of the 2012 flood disaster in Kogi State when the River Niger overflowed its banks, displacing many residents.
Breathing life to comatose rail transportation
Not long ago, the Abuja-Kaduna leg of the train system became fully operational, while work is ongoing on Lagos-Ibadan leg, and the Itakpe, Kogi State to Warri, Delta State is to come on stream by December 2018.
Ex-Kogi governor denies imposing son for PDP governorship
The erstwhile governor of Kogi State and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has debunked reports alleging plans of imposing his sons, Abubakar Idris and Muhammed Idris on the party, as governorship and House of Representatives candidates, respectively, for the 2019 PDP primary elections. This was contained in a statement signed…
Kogi governor promises corps members N5,000 extra allowance
Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello has promised National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state an extra N5,000 allowance on a monthly basis. NYSC members posted to all states in Nigeria are entitled to a monthly allowance of N19,800 by the Nigerian Government. “Gov. Bello has just announced a personal donation of N5m…
Police deny knowledge of Melaye’s alleged kidnap
The Nigeria Police Force has denied knowledge of the alleged kidnap of Dino Melaye.
Gunmen kill newly promoted Fed Poly Idah’s Director of Works
The Director of Works, Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Kogi State, Mr. Solomon Ayegba Sani, has been shot dead by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. The incident has thrown the polytechnic community into confusion.
Reinventing tourism potential of Ogidi’s New Yam Festival
Recently, Ogidi community in Kogi State was agog in festivities, as the village hosted this year’s New Yam Festival. Held amidst drama, spectacle and fanfare, it was an event that many wouldn’t forget in a hurry. The weeklong event is celebrated yearly with cultural performances, presentation of new yam, chieftaincy investitures and awards. Other activities…