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25 Aug
The Kogi Assembly on Friday vowed to end all forms of gender-based violence and child labour in mining industries in the state. Mrs Comfort Egwaba, the Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, made the pledge during the inauguration of the committee at the assembly chambers in Lokoja. Egwaba described as “callous” and…
24 Mar
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.


3 hours ago
Nigerian musician and the owner of Marlian Records, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, is now in police custody for interrogation over the death of his former signee, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, known as Mohbad.
3 hours ago
The arrest was confirmed by Benjamin Hundeyin, the official spokesperson for the Lagos Police Command, who stated, "Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley, has been detained for the purpose of an intensive interrogation and further investigative procedures." This development has sent shockwaves through the entertainment world, leaving fans and industry insiders eagerly awaiting further…
3 hours ago
The tribunal judgment on the Kano Governorship election petition has continued to generate conflicting views among legal practitioners, especially on whether or not the invalidation of Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf’s election will survive the integrity test at the appellate court.
4 hours ago
The Kogi State All Progressives Congress Campaign Council has reiterated its call on security agencies to bring the killers of a female APC supporter to book, while also calling the attention of the public to what it described as the latest lies that had been concocted by the Social Democratic Party on the matter.
5 hours ago
Libya's prosecutor general ordered the detention of the country's ambassador to Brussels on Tuesday over alleged corruption, shortly after the internationally recognised government in Tripoli dismissed her. Amel Jerary was questioned about "administrative and financial abuses" allegedly used to "obtain illicit material advantages by illegally seizing public funds and causing harm to public interest", the…
5 hours ago
President Joe Biden called Western allies Tuesday to reassure them US aid for Ukraine will continue, but the White House warned it could run out in months if Republicans in Congress fail to pass new funds for Kyiv's fight against the Russian invasion. Biden spoke with the leaders of Britain, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland,…
5 hours ago
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 3 October 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is pleased to announce the addition of the Futures Martingale trading bot to its comprehensive range of bot trading solutions.  The Futures Martingale trading bot is specifically designed to optimize trading strategies and aims to potentially lower average costs. Key features…
5 hours ago
NAIROBI, Kenya, 3 October 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Swiss-Belhotel International, the rapidly growing global hotel management group, has signed an agreement with the NIBS Resort Company Limited to manage the Swiss-Belinn Nairobi, the group’s first operating hotel in Africa. This collaboration underscores Swiss-Belhotel International’s strategic expansion plans in Africa. Left to right: Stella Wanyoike, Antony Wanyoike, Laurent…
5 hours ago
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 3 October 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, has announced the official launch of its cryptocurrency derivatives products in South Africa, along with the introduction of a new fiat on-ramp service. Bybit will market this offering in South Africa as the juristic representative of Money Doc (Proprietary)…
6 hours ago
Worried by how inadequate and poor infrastructure is impeding growth and development in the developing countries, head of Infrapreneur, Project Finance Accelerator, and CEO, The African Catalyst, Femi Awofala, has called on the private sectors to collaborate with the government in funding infrastructure gap.      Awofala who spoke at the International Institute for Sustainable…