Kogi Assembly suspends nine members, eight council chairmen over alleged terrorism, misappropriation
Kogi State House of Assembly has suspended nine of its members on allegation bordering on terrorism.
6 Dec 2022
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, brought three men before the Federal High Court, Lagos, in connection with N1,403,343,400 fraud. The defendants include Kogi State House of Assembly candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) for Ankpa II Constituency, Ismaila Atumeyi. Others are Ngene Dominic and Abdulmalik Salau. They were arraigned before…
1 Dec 2022
Senate okays FCTA’s N607.9b budget for 2022 Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has presented a 2023 budget of N172,090,787,000 to the House of Assembly for consideration. The estimate tagged ‘Budget of Transformation’, according to Bello, is higher than the 2022 edition by N4,788,825,095 (2.86 per cent). Kogi’s approved budget for last year was N167,301,962,197. Presenting…
20 Oct 2022
Kogi State Commissioner for Finance, Idris Ashiru, has said rebuilding of the razed House of Assembly Complex will have to wait until the state’s finances improve.
10 Oct 2022
The Kogi House of Assembly has been gutted by fire in the early hours of Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports in Lokoja on Monday that the incident took the guards by surprise. Security personnel watching over the complex told the speaker of the house who visited the scene “all we saw was…
5 Oct 2022
Kogi State House of Assembly has directed a former governor of the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, to appear before its adhoc committee investigating alleged revenue shortchange by some companies operating in the state.
27 Sep 2022
Chairman of the adhoc committee probing mining industries in the state, Umar Isah Tenimu, gave the directive, yesterday, during the continuation of a public investigative hearing on revenue collection.
22 Sep 2022
Kogi House of Assembly has directed the Commissioner of Police and Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to stop operations of Dangote Coal,..
28 Jul 2022
Kogi State House of Assembly has, at last, screened, cleared and confirmed Kingsley Fanwo as a commissioner. Fanwo’s screening, yesterday, was sequel to last week’s deferment by the Speaker of the House, Matthew Kolawole.
23 Jun 2022
Kogi State House of Assembly has said the three impeached and suspended members were among those whose stock-in-trade was to cause disharmony between the executive and legislative arms
6 Dec 2021
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed shock and sadness over the death of Pastor Esther Kolawole, wife of the Speaker of the Kogi House
1 Dec 2021
The suspension followed a report from the Department of State Services (DSS) alleging Muhammed used his position as chairman to unduly arrest, intimidate and torture persons