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1 Mar
  Kogi State government has assured  people of the state of the administration’s commitment to encourage individuals and organisations to establish projects, which have direct bearing on the well-being of the people. The state’s Deputy Governor, Edward Onoja,  gave the assurance at Inele -Ugoh, in Olamaboro  Local Council, while inspecting some projects executed by a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Enemona Just…
9 Dec
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has inaugurated a nine-member advisory council in Lokoja, the state capital, to enhance the state’s tourism potential.
6 Sep 2021
Kogi Deputy Governor Edward Onoja says the Itakpe-Lokoja-Abuja standard gauge rail line should be prioritised, because the route links the Northern and the Southern states of the country.
8 Mar 2021
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Monday pledged his commitment to gender parity in governance by giving women greater opportunities to participate in politics and top leadership positions.
27 Feb 2020
A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja has declared the purported removal of Elder Simon Achuba as the Deputy Governor by the state House of Assembly as illegal, null, void and of no effect.
21 Nov 2019
Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello and his deputy-elect Edward Onoja have been issued their certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lokoja. Bello, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was re-elected for a second term after Saturday, November 16 election. The returning officer for the election and vice-chancellor…
3 Nov 2019
The emergence of the former Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello as the new Deputy Governor may not have come to many as surprise, just as the recent impeachment of the former Deputy Governor, Chief Simon Achuba was long expected.Onoja was nominated by Governor Bello as his running mate....
22 Oct 2019
Amid criticisms from certain quarters, the Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Nadir Ajana, yesterday sworn in Edward Onoja as the state’s new deputy governor. The event in Lokoja followed his clearance by the House of Assembly.
20 Oct 2019
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has commended the emergence of Chief Edward Onoja, as Deputy Governor of Kogi State, following the impeachment of Mr Simon Achuba by the State Assembly.
19 Oct 2019
Barely one month to the governorship election and after months of protracted rift with his boss, Governor Yahaya Bello, the Kogi State House of Assembly, at a closed-door session, yesterday, impeached the embattled Deputy Governor of the state, Simon Achuba.
18 Aug 2019
Kogi State is not only a convergence of Rivers Niger and Benue, which in any case, is where the state got its conventional appellation ‘Confluence State’ from; it is also a convergence of many distinct tribes and tongues that have been cohabiting in relative harmony since the state was decreed into creation many moons ago via military fiat.
3 Mar 2019
Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello, Edward Onoja of planning to incite the people of the state against two former governors, Capt Idris Wada and Alhaji Ibrahim Idris in a campaign of calumny. The State PDP spokesperson, Dickson Achadu, said: “Onoja’s latest charade is in…

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