Kogi varsity lecturer killed by hit-and run-driver

September 12, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A lecturer in the Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Kogi State, Femi Adegboye, has been killed by hit-and-run driver. Head, Public Relations Unit, CUSTECH, Balogun Omeiza David, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday. According to him, Adegboye was crushed to death while waiting to board a taxi Read More

Breaking: Yahaya Bello’s ally loses as Tribunal declares Natasha winner of Kogi Central senatorial election

September 6, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal has declared Natasha Akpoti as the winner of the Kogi Central senatorial election. The court on Wednesday nullified the victory of Senator Abubakar Ohere. The Tribunal Chairman, Justice K. A. Orjiako, who read the unanimous judgment of the three-man panel, said Ohere’s results were inflated in nine polling units of Ajaokuta Local Government Area Read More

Court affirms Ododo’s candidature for Kogi APC governorship election

July 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, affirmed Mr Ahmed Ododo as the lawful candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Kogi having validly resigned his appointment from Kogi civil service before contesting the primary election. Justice Obiora Egwuatu affirmed Ododo as the APC candidate while delivering judgment in a suit filed by Mr Abubakar Achimugu, also of the Read More

Kogi guber: Adeyemi to challenge APC primary election at higher court

July 12, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former Kogi West Senator, Smart Adeyemi, has announced his intention to challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Kogi State through an appeal to the Court of Appeal. Expressing dissatisfaction with the ruling of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, Adeyemi asserted that the court failed to adequately assess the evidence presented by the parties Read More

Hoodlums vandalise SDP office in Lokoja

July 9, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Hoodlums have vandalised the Kogi head office of Social Democratic Party (SDP) located on Paparanda Round about Lokoja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the party’s secretariat was vandalised and some materials burnt down around 10.15 a.m on Sunday with no report of death. Mr Sam Abenemi, SDP Deputy Governorship Candidate, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Read More

How Kogi governor’s convoy suffered gunshot attack in Lokoja – Official

June 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kogi state government has spoken on the failed attack on the convoy attacked of the state governor, Yahaya Bello. The government claimed that the convoy of the state governor was attacked by the supporters of his political opponent on Saturday afternoon. A statement by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Kingsley Fanwo, said some of the governor’s aides suffered injuries during Read More

Behold Majesty International College, Lokoja

March 31, 2023 Muhammad Goro 0

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Breaking: Crisis hits Kogi assembly, 9 lawmakers, 5 LGA chairmen suspended

March 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Kogi State House of Assembly, Thursday, suspended nine of it’s members on alleged terrorism. Seven Local Government Area (LGA) Chairmen and three vice chairmen were also suspended on account of anti-party activities. The suspended lawmakers include Daniya Rayin of Bassa constituency, Muktar Bajeh, Okehi constituency, Kilani Olumo, Ijumu constituency, Moses Akande, Ogori-Magongo constituency, Lawi Ahmed, Okene one, constituency Atule Igbunu, Read More

Breaking: 3 APC governors drag FG to court over naira scarcity

February 6, 2023 Admin III 0

As scarcity of naira notes continues in Nigeria, the governments of Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara have dragged the federal government before the Supreme Court, seeking a restraining order to stop the full implementation of the policy. In a motion ex-parte filed on their behalf by their lawyer, AbdulHakeem Uthman Mustapha (SAN), the three northern states are urging the apex court Read More

Kogi: SDP’s assembly candidate quits party, pulls out from race

January 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), Yagba West House of Assembly candidate in Kogi State, Ajagun Opeyemi, has dumped the party and has withdrawn from the race. He quit the party alongside his supporters, ending his ambition to be elected member of the state assembly in the March election. Ajagun, who announced his resignation in a letter directed to the party’s Read More

Kogi: Ijumu council leader, Chief Whip impeached

January 9, 2023 Gbenga Reuben 0

The council leader of Ijumu Legislative Council, Hon. Olayinka Omoshagba and Chief whip of the council, Hon. Theophilus have been impeached. They were impeached at a plenary on Monday, after the council leader was alleged of incompetence, display of high headedness and arrogance. She was further accused of being a stark illiterate who could not differentiate between motion and bill. Read More

Gunmen kidnap 18 passengers in Kogi

December 1, 2022 Admin III 0

Passengers in an 18-seater bus have been reportedly kidnapped at Anyigba-Itobe road in Ofu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi state. Blueprint learnt that the hoodlums in their numbers shut at the said bus and evacuated the passengers to the bush. The bus was said to be heading to Abuja from the eastern region of the country. Confirming the report, Read More

Kogi government reacts as hoodlums raze state Assembly complex

October 10, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Kogi state government has reacted on the fire that engulfed the House of Assembly complex in Lokoja Monday morning. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, alleged that an imported hoodlums burnt down the complex because of the ongoing tussle between the state government and Dangote group. He said, “The controvery over the ownership Read More

Why I helped Kogi state widows – Julius OlaOluwa

September 6, 2022 Content Administrator 0

Julius Olaoluwa is a man who has dedicated his life to helping widows and less privileged individuals in Nigeria. He is the founder of Jovilius Heart Foundation, a non-governmental organization that seeks to alleviate the sufferings of widows and the less privileged in Nigeria. In this article, we’ll delve into why he started the foundation and how he has been Read More

Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu APC primaries: Olobatoke asks court to disqualify Kogi speaker

July 18, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

An aspirant in the May 27 Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu federal constituency house of representatives primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Segun Olobatoke has asked the federal high court to disqualify the Speaker, Kogi state house of assembly, Matthew Kolawole from contesting 2023 general election. Olobatoke has also approached the court to order APC to accept and submit his name Read More

Selfish politicians frustrating, politicising security in the country – Bello

December 24, 2020 Admin III 0

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, has revealed that certain politicians who are enemies of the country were frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari by politicising insecurity for selfish political and economic gains. He made this statement at an event, where he congratulated the President, Kastina state government, parents and families of the recently released kidnapped school boys Read More

Breaking: Another man sentenced to death in Kano

August 12, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

NGF ON B/HARAM, BANDITRY … Says Mailafia’s allegation on gov’s B’Haram membership weighty …DSS grills, releases ex-CBN boss over comments …I didn’t corroborate my claim – Mailafia …Banditry in North-west reducing – El-Rufai, Bello …Gunmen kill one, kidnap 2 in Katsina, police kill one in Delta By Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos, Hamidu Sabo, Katsina, Musa Umar Bologi, Abuja and Amaechi Okwara, Asaba  The Read More

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Kogi: APC makes u-turn, clears Lulu, others; 7 remain disqualified… see full list

August 28, 2019 Admin III 0

Former President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Abdullahi Lulu has finally been cleared to contest the upcoming governorship primary of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state. However, seven other aspirants remained disqualified while a total of nine contestants will fight for the ruling party’s ticket in the state. The list below CLEARED1. Yahaya Bello2. Hadiza Iyoma Ibrahim3. Yahaya Read More

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Kogi guber: US-based medical Doctor emerges AA governorship candidate

August 24, 2019 Admin III 0

Ahead of governorship election in Kogi state slated for November 16 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Action Alliance on Saturday unanimously adopted a United State-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audy Alfa as its candidate  At the moment, the party is the third after Mega Party Nigeria (MNP) and African Action Congress (AAC)  to conduct its primary while Alfa Read More