Mob sets truck ablaze after crushing father, son in Kogi
A truck belonging to a popular cement company was yesterday set ablaze in Lokoja, Kogi State capital, after the truck crushed a middle-aged man and his son to death.
Protesters attack FMC Lokoja as woman gives birth unattended
Protesters yesterday morning attacked the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, Kogi State, destroyed the administrative block and carted away money
8 dead, 7 injured as petrol tanker crush 3 cars, 4 tricycles in Lokoja
No fewer than eight persons lost their lives with 7 others injured after a trailer conveying petrol products had a brake failure. The accident involving 4 Tricycles, 2 motorcycles 3 Cars and a bus occurred at Felele community along Lokoja-Abuja highway. An eye witness, who identified himself as Moses Johnson, told our correspondent that the…
SDP boss battered as INEC, stakeholders’ meeting in Lokoja turns violent
The meeting called by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lokoja, Kogi State, to sensitise stakeholders on preparation for the November 16 governorship election, turned violent as suspected political thugs invaded the meeting causing serious uproar.
Flood: Over 150 communities submerged in Kogi – Commissioner
Mr Sanusi Yahaya, Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, said over 150 communities have been submerged following flood in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.
Resumption: Kogi government satisfied with teachers’ attendance
Kogi Government on Monday expressed satisfaction over the impressive attendance of teachers in the state as schools resumed for the first term 2019/2020 academic activities.
Melaye says tribunal judgment a miscarriage of justice
Sen. Dino Melaye on Friday described the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal judgment nullifying his March 22 election, as a miscarriage of Justice.
Lokoja indigenes want ministerial slot in Buhari's new cabinet
The people of Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State have charged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider one of them for a ministerial appointment, when reconstituting his new cabinet. Convener of Lokoja Equity Group (LEG), Musa Ibrahim, made the call on behalf of his people at a media briefing yesterday in Lokoja. Ibrahim, a chieftain…
Why Nigeria’s development index keeps falling, by NUC ex-boss
Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Julius Okogie, has said Nigeria’s Human Development Index keeps nose-diving because government had failed to address the primary and secondary education system. Speaking as guest lecturer at the fourth convocation of Salem University, Lokoja, Kogi State yesterday, he stated that it is given that any…