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3 Mar 2018
The last has not been heard of the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in Kogi State as a factional leadership of the party in the State has expelled the Hadi Ametu led executive faction. The North Central Executive Committee had earlier sacked Ametu and 38 other executive members of the State APC. Governor Bello…
2 Mar 2018
Kogi government on Friday, promised commitment to ensure that every girl-child in the state received quality education that would make her a better person in life. The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Bolanle Amupitan, made the pledge at a day workshop in Lokoja. Tagged: “The Importance of a Girl-Child”, the event was…
22 Feb 2018
Unknown gunmen have rustled 95 cows after reportedly launching an attack on SBD Farm Limited belonging to the late former Minister of National Planning and philanthropist, Chief Silas Daniyan, in Mopa Muro Local Council of Kogi State. The farm manager and eldest son of the late elder statesman, Folurunsho Daniyan, said the armed attackers invaded…
10 Feb 2018
Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello, yesterday, disclosed that the state government has donated 15,000 hectares of land to support the Federal Government’s proposed cattle colony policy. Bello, who was at the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Abuja to submit a letter for the handing over of the 15,000 hectares of land to…
10 Feb 2018
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Friday, declared that only those, who looted the nation’s treasury and those, who freighted the country’s money to South Africa are angry at the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Apparently reacting to Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, following their meeting with the President on Thursday where the Bishops told the…
7 Feb 2018
Kogi State government has banned 47 schools from presenting candidates in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). This followed their disqualification by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). The disqualification was due to their habitual involvement in examination malpractice. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, disclosed this yesterday…
5 Feb 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi and some citizens of the state have begun to kick against the alleged plans by the Gov.Yahaya Bello led administrations to sell off 10 of the state’s properties to finance the N151 billion budget of the state for 2018. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered on Monday…
29 Jan 2018
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has flayed Governor Yahaya Bello for buying wholesale into the cattle colony policy of the Federal Government without allegedly consulting widely. In a statement in Lokoja, the state party publicity secretary, Bode Ogunmola, queried why the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) administration offered land for the project…
27 Jan 2018
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has pledged to make the state be the Holland of Nigeria in terms of dairy milk production and other livestock products for other states to patronise. Bello made the promise at the Kogi State Agriculture Summit, tagged: “Moving Agriculture To The Next Level”, on Friday in Lokoja, as part of…
23 Jan 2018
The medical doctor who contacted Lassa fever while treating a seven-month old infant victim has died of the disease. The baby died last Friday, a day after being admitted. The Guardian gathered that late doctor, Idowu Ahmed, died in Irua, Edo State where he was being treated. Until his death, he was a house officer…
20 Jan 2018
Stakeholders in Kogi are not amused by Governor Yahaya Bello’s seeming puerile approach to governance especially issues of importance as the Fulani herders/farmers clash. In the wake of the renewed killings and attacks by the Fulani herdsmen in neighbouring Benue State that had left scores of innocent citizens dead, the people of the State have…
11 Jan 2018
The organised labour in Kogi State has accused the government of breaking the agreement they had on salary arrears. The state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Onuh Edoka, and his counterpart in the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Ranti Ojo, disclosed this in a joint statement in Lokoja. The unions faulted Governor Yahaya Bello’s…

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