2022 Budget: Adeyemi commends Buhari on Kofi roads

Chairman of Senate Committee on Aviation, Smart Adeyemi, has commended President Muhammadu for the budgetary provision made for the Kabba-Egbe-Ilorin and Kabba-Iyamoye-Omuo roads in the 2021 Appropriation Act. In a statement issued in Abuja, yesterday, Adeyemi, representing Kogi West, listed the budgetary provisions for two major roads in Kogi West to include Kabba- Egbe-Ilorin road […]

Appeal Court dismisses suit against Gov. Bello’s election

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed the appeal challenging the election of Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State for lacking in merit. In a unanimous judgment, the appellate court held that the appellants Michael Elokun, Ibrahim Sule and Hauwa Audi, who are neither members of the All […]

By-elections: APC beats PDP in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja, Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa, Gyang Beere, Jos, Lukman Olabiyi  The Independent Natioanl Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau, Kogi while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in Bayelsa and Cross River states in last Saturday bye-election.      The poll in Zamfara State was, however, declared […]

NDLEA destroys 10-hectare cannabis sativa plantation in Kogi

NDLEA officials By Friday Idachaba The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi Command has destroyed a 10-hectare Cannabis Sativa (Indian hemp) plantation in Okula community, Ofu Local Government Area of the state. Mr Alfred Adewumi, NDLEA Commander in the state, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen shortly after the  destruction of the farm on […]

Kogi: Bello pledges to govern with fear of God

Kogi: Bello pledges to govern with fear of God Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State By Friday Idachaba Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday, restated his commitment to govern with the fear of God in the best interest of the people of the state. Bello stated this at a reception organised for him in […]

Hoodlums Attack Herdsman, Kill 27 Cows in Kogi

Ibrahim Oyewale in Lokoja No fewer than 27 cows were killed while at least seven others were declared missing when hoodlums attacked a Fulani herdsman in his house in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State The victim of the attack, Mallam Lawal Ahamadu, told journalists in Lokoja, the state capital yesterday, that the attackers, […]

Video: Ex Senator Dino Melaye prays Holy Ghost fire to consume opponents, and COVID-19 curse on governors at Obaseki’s rally

(NNP) The political drama of Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s defection to PDP and the pervasive animus between the PDP and the APC, continued on Saturday with former PDP Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, entering the fray. In a rally attended by PDP big wigs to gather support for Gov. Obaseki’s reelection, Dino Melaye, surprised supporters at […]

Pictures: Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile given full military burial

(NNP) Amidst tears, sobbing and sadness, Nigeria’s first female combat pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died from head injuries suffered in a car accident last week, was buried Thursday in Abuja military cemetery. Among the dignitaries who attended the solemn event were Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique; Chief of Defence Staff, […]

Man jailed 10 years for raping master’s daughter in Kogi

By Friday Idachaba A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced a 23-year old man, Okwudili Ayogu, to 10 years imprisonment for raping the daughter of his master. In his judgment delivered on Monday in Lokoja, Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi, who presided over the matter, found the defendant guilty of the […]

PDP chairman slumps, dies in Kogi

Kogi West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ojo is dead. Ojo slumped and died on Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. The Kogi State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Bode Ogunmola who confirmed the death in a statement on Wednesday described Kola-Ojo’s death as sudden and shocking. The statement said the PDP West […]

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