Saturday, 25th May 2024
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12 hours ago
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) targets more than 288,000 girls for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
14 May
The Kogi State Government announced the rescue of six more students abducted from the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH).
13 May
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, prayed the Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja to dismiss a petition filed by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and its governorship candidate, Murtala Ajaka, against the election victory of Gov. Usman Ododo of Kogi.
12 May
Some of the students abducted from Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) have been rescued, according to a statement from the Kogi State government.
10 May
•'Ejiba Kidnap Victim Returns Home' Senator Sunday Karimi (Kogi West) has commiserated with the people of Ejiba, Yagba West Local Council, Kogi State, and the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara in Kogi Central Senatorial District, over the recent incidents of kidnapping in the affected two communities. The Senator expressed his heartfelt sympathy…
25 Apr
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations has kicked against the increasing media trial of the immediate past Governor of Kogi State by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, saying the development is "grossly unprofessional and uncalled for." The No Corruption Coalition, at a press conference on Thursday in Lagos, said it decided to add its…
22 Apr
No fewer than 500 legal practitioners from across the country, Monday, stormed the Supreme Court in condemnation of what they called the illegal approach of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) in handling its allegations against former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello.
21 Apr
Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress have called on all sitting Governors, former governors and politically exposed persons to stand against the unjust persecution of former Governor of Kogi State by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
19 Apr
A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by seven senior advocates of Nigeria against the National Judicial Council (NJC) and others over the alleged unlawful appointment of judges in Kogi.
17 Apr
A High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State, has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from infringing on the fundamental human rights of Alhaji Yahaya Bello, former Kogi State Governor.
16 Apr
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday, closed its defence in the petition filed by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and its candidate, Murtala Ajaka, against the election victory of Gov. Usman Ododo of Kogi.
9 Apr
The Kogi Commissioner for Health, Dr Adams Abdulazeez, has refuted reports of any outbreak of Lassa fever in any of the Local Government Areas of the state. Abdulazeez, in a news briefing in Lokoja on Tuesday, said that there was no case of Lassa fever outbreak in the last four weeks in Kogi, as being…


2 hours ago
Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State says his administration is committed to restoring the state’s glorious days as education vanguard and agricultural hub. The governor stated this at the 9th to 13th combined convocation ceremony
3 hours ago
President Bola Tinubu has called on Nigerian Universities to be at the forefront in the fight against corruption as prime institutions of learning. Tinubu made the call at the second combined 3rd and 4th convocation
3 hours ago
First Lady Remi Tinubu faced backlash after speaking out against the growing trend of nudity in fashion and urging parents to "salvage our children" from Western cultural influence. Tinubu made this statement at the #WeAreEqual Campaign by OAFLAD at the State House on Friday. She noted that nakedness is not acceptable in Nigerian culture, adding…
4 hours ago
The National Agriculture Land Development Authority (NALDA) has distributed farm inputs to 1000 farmers across Lagos and Nasarawa states to boost food production in the country. The beneficiaries spread across Lagos East Senatorial District consisting of Epe, Ibeju/Lekki, Ikorodu, Agbowa, Imota, and some others in Nasarawa were provided with improved seed varieties, fertilizers, herbicides, and…
4 hours ago
A student of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Oyo State has been beaten to death by some of his colleagues for allegedly stealing a mobile phone belonging to one of them. A source within the institution told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that the student, simply identified as Alex, was beaten by…
4 hours ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed worry over division within the party structures and urged stakeholders and the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the North Central zone to remain united. Tinubu's appeal came following an internal crisis within the APC structures that stakeholders claim could threaten the party's chances in the next general elections.…
4 hours ago
The New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP), on Saturday, slammed the federal government's deployment of troops to the Emir of Kano's palace, describing it as a "show of shame" and a threat to democracy. It also argued that the deployment of soldiers and security agents was a violation of the Constitution, which gives states the exclusive…
4 hours ago
The dethroned emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, has called on Kano residents to maintain peace and abide by the law following the tussle over the traditional seat. Ado Bayero made this statement after receiving the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Gumel, at a mini-palace in the state on Saturday. Speaking to his supporters, the…
4 hours ago
American rapper Nicki Minaj has been arrested in Amsterdam, for allegedly possessing soft drugs. The rapper is scheduled for a Pink Friday 2 World Tour on Saturday before her arrest at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Minaj took to social media, capturing parts of her interaction with police. In the video snippets, an officer appears to inform…
5 hours ago
Ahead of the first anniversary of his administration on May 29, President Bola Tinubu arrived in Lagos from Abuja to begin the inauguration of projects completed under his administration. Tinubu's arrival was announced in a post by his Special Assistant on Social Media, Dada Olusegun. In an earlier statement, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Special Adviser to…