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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…
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…

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