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11 Jan 2018
The council of elders of the Yoruba community in Kogi State have appealed to the state government to consider the Oba stool for the seven Yoruba-speaking states resident in Kogi as important as other traditional institutions. According to them, since Chief Bello Audu Oke, a Yoruba monarch in Kogi had been installed by the late…
7 Jan 2018
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi on Sunday directed its members to resume strike on Monday over an alleged failure by the state government to meet their demands. Dr Godwin Tijani, the Chairman of the association, said in Lokoja that the inability of the state government to pay the doctors’ full salaries was unacceptable.…
5 Jan 2018
January 1st this fresh year of our Lord 2018 afforded serious minded national papers to announce the winner of their person of the preceding year and one of the best newspapers that money can buy in Nigeria known as the flagship was at its best when it named the Nigerian commoner as the winner of…
2 Jan 2018
Kogi State will work hard to generate at least 15 percent of its income from the agricultural sector in 2018, Governor Yahaya Bello has said. In his new year statewide broadcast from his country home in Okene, Bello said the state had made tremendous progress in agriculture as an alternative source of income and employment…
1 Jan 2018
Justice Aromeh Benson Akogu, the Kabba Resident High Court Judge in Kogi handling the case of attempted assassination of Sen. Dino Melaye is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the judge died in Anyigba on Dec. 31, 2017 at about 11:40pm during a cross-over service to 2018. According to a reliable source…
1 Jan 2018
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Monday said the state agricultural sector, through its Agricultural Revolution Programme (ARP), would generate about 15 per cent of the state internally generated income in 2018. “Kogi is working hard to upstage its internally generated revenue from its exploits in agriculture to generate at least 15% of its income…
21 Dec 2017
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos zone yesterday said it was high time the crisis at the Lagos State University (LASU) and Kogi State University (KSU) came to an end. The ASUU Lagos zone, which comprises Lagos, Ogun and Oyo states, called for an independent panel of inquiry to look into the crisis…
18 Dec 2017
To end communal disputes between Ososo Community in Edo State and Okenne in Kogi State, the governments of both states have agreed to prevail on the communities to cohabit peacefully together. The crisis, which had lasted for over 20 years and had escalated due to the battle to collect revenues in the affected areas by…
16 Dec 2017
Kogi Government on Saturday says it has achieved an appreciable success in rural electrification projects toward an improved electricity supply in 2018. Mr Otayitie Eminefo, the Special Adviser on Energy and Power to the governor told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja, that the State Government had invested heavily in assets’ distribution to…
10 Dec 2017
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi chapter, says it has extended to Dec.31, the two-week ultimatum it gave to the state government to meet its demands or face strike. Dr Godwin Tijani, state Chairman of the chapter, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lokoja. He said that the extension of the…
8 Dec 2017
Miffed by what it termed as lack of understanding of the basic knowledge of budget and implementation an NGO, the Justice, Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) has cautioned Kogi State Government not to perceive every dissenting voice as that of opposition. It therefore urged the government to accept constructive criticisms for the development of the…
4 Dec 2017
Kogi and Niger governments have pledged to address the menace of violent extremism through the provision of employment opportunities for unemployed youths in their respective states. Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi and his counterpart Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger made the pledge when they fielded questions from newsmen in Aqaba, Jordan, on Monday, after participating in…

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