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4 Nov 2018
A state financier and flag bearer of African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Yagba Federal Constituency, Kogi State, Leke Abejide has said that majority of members of the ADC in the state were members of the breakaway faction of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), who decided to seek an alternative in the aftermaths of the…
4 Nov 2018
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has been asked to remove the state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Hon. Paul Maiwada, as well as re-organise the ministry for effective performance. Participants at a one-day stakeholders’ budget summit by Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, (CHRCR) in partnership with Shehu Musa Yar’ Adua Foundation and support…
29 Oct 2018
Genera Manager, Engineering Services of Ajaokuta Steel Company, Babajide Suru, says another $652million would be required to complete the project. Suru also disclosed that about $6billion has already been sunk into the project, which puts it at 95 per cent completion. He disclosed this while briefing Finance Correspondents and Business Editors at the weekend, when…
22 Oct 2018
Media practitioners have been charged to be fair, balanced and objective in reporting conflict issues in Nigeria Participants at a two-day media programme organised by ActionAid, Nigeria’s SARVE Project, made the call in Akwanga, Nasarawa State. The theme of the programme was: “Media training on conflict sensitive reporting for journalists in Kogi State. They urged…
29 Sep 2018
The Kogi Government, on Saturday, says the results of candidates for the State 2018 Basic Certificate Examinations (BECE), Common Entrance Examinations (CEE) and Basic Six (6) Examinations (BSE), are ready for collection. Mr Eric Aina, the Permanent Secretary, Kogi Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, made this announcement in a statement in Lokoja on behalf…
27 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Public Sector Joint Negotiating Council (PSJNC) in Kogi State have directed their members in the public and private sectors to proceed on the one-week warning strike declared by the national secretariat of the union to enforce the demand for a new minimum wage. A statement…
27 Sep 2018
Are you a farmer struggling with productivity, profitability and sustainability? Cultivation of plantain could prove to be a success wand that may reward your years of fruitless toiling. Plantain cultivation is one of the simplest and most rewarding farming activities in Nigeria. Or are you a new enthusiast who is uncertain about which crop to…
18 Sep 2018
Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency said on Tuesday.
18 Sep 2018
A Lokoja high court has struck out the case challenging the appointment of Solomon Owoniyi as the Obaro-elect of Kabba and chairman, Okun Traditional Council (the Yoruba-speaking people of Kogi State). Mokelu, Ajinuhi and Ajibohokun, the three ruling houses, had rejected the appointment of Owoniyi, describing it as political. The Ilajo royal family had approached…
10 Sep 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday collect Presidential Nomination form and the Expression of Interest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event will hold at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 11.30a.m. NAN reliably learnt that a socio-political group, the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN), who bought the…
25 Aug 2018
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has tentatively fixed the second week of September for the installation of the new Obaro of Kabba, Solomon Owoniyi. Bello spoke in Okene during a sallah visit by the Kabba community to thank the governor for the appointment of a new traditional ruler. Bello indicated that the coronation would…
25 Aug 2018
A former of governor of Kogi State, Ibrahim Idris, has denied allegations that he is behind plans to impose candidates of various political positions on the state ahead of the 2019 elections. Report in the social media had accused the former governor, who is the leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state,…


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President Muhammadu Buhari has again appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off the ongoing strike.
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte has said Sunday's match away to London rivals Chelsea will be an acid test of his side's progress.
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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said he will always have a "close bond" with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as speculation links Barcelona forward with a move to Stamford Bridge.
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Mr Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, says Nigeria’s democracy is undergoing a youth revolution, as an increasing number of youths are engaging in dialogues about the future of the country.
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Fast rising artiste, Kozykid recently released his single titled “YKTV” off his upcoming debut EP “Kozy ASF”. Daniel Ogwu Chukura, known professionally as Kozykid is a Nigerian Afro pop singer, songwriter and record producer. Produced by Musestrokes, “YKTV”, an abbreviation for “You Know The Vibes” is part of a larger body of work yet to…