• Governor Yahaya Bello has destroyed Kogi State University – Group

    Governor Yahaya Bello has destroyed Kogi State University – Group

    A political pressure group, ‘Ujache Igala’ has described the proposed decentralization of Kogi State University, Anyigba as a white elephant project, wondering how a state institution that is trying to find its feet can be decentralized.

    In a communiqué issued after a stakeholders’ meeting in Lokoja, which was signed by the group’s National Chairman, Dr. Goodman Akwu and Secretary, Valentine Opaluwa, the group expressed disappointment that the university which was established by the late Prince Abubakar Audu in 1999, has suddenly […]

  • Kogi State Governor Goes On His Knees To Thank God After Supreme Court Certfied Him Governor ( PHOTOS)

    Kogi State Governor Goes On His Knees To Thank God After Supreme Court Certfied Him Governor ( PHOTOS)

    Moments after the 7-man panael of judges at the supreme court dismissed his rivals, James Faleke an Abubakar Audu’s petitions, the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello went on his knees in his living room to thank

  • Breaking News: Supreme Court affirms Bello as Kogi Governor

    Breaking News: Supreme Court affirms Bello as Kogi Governor

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the election of Alhaji Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the duly elected Governor of Kogi State, but said it would provide reasons for its decision on September 30.

    The seven-man panel headed by Justice Sylvester Ngwata, in a unanimously judgment delivered in Abuja, dismissed the claim of James Faleke that he was the rightful candidate for the position.

    It affirmed the election after listening to the closing statements of all the counsels.

    Faleke […]

  • Unbelievable! You Won’t Believe Why This Governor Is Begging FG (Read Why)

    Unbelievable! You Won’t Believe Why This Governor Is Begging FG (Read Why)

    The governor of Niger state Abubakar Bello has pleaded with the federal government to complete the abandoned dualization of the Suleja-Minna road.

    The governor said the state government has already tried to maintain the road but all its efforts have not yielded the desired results.

    The governor of Niger state Abubakar Bello has pleaded with the federal government to complete the abandoned dualization of the Suleja-Minna road.

    Speaking during the inspection of a section of the road at Bonu village in Gurara local […]

  • See the Hilarious Customized Plate Number of a Motorcycle Spotted in Kogi State (Photos)

    See the Hilarious Customized Plate Number of a Motorcycle Spotted in Kogi State (Photos)

    A man who has decided to start campaigning for the president for a second tenure has been blasted by Nigerians who are being faced with economic hardship.

    A above customized plated number pictured on a motorcycle was spotted at the College of Education area in Kogi State, has left Nigerians on social media with mixed reactions and comments.

    “BUHARI Deserve Second Tenon” was clearly written on the number plate.

    Most people who are currently being faced with hardship as a result of the […]

  • I was not stoned in Lokoja – Governor Bello

    I was not stoned in Lokoja – Governor Bello

    The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has denied reports that he was stoned during a Jumaat prayer in Lokoja, the state capital on Friday.

    Reports earlier had it that Bello was stoned over non-payment of salaries during Jumaat prayers at the Lokoja central Mosque to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the creation of the state.

    But reacting to the report, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo, said some hired miscreants were caught with stones while trying to attack secirity […]

  • SAD!!!  Monarch Ejeh of Ankpa in Kogi is dead

    SAD!!! Monarch Ejeh of Ankpa in Kogi is dead

    Alhaji Yakubu Ahmodu, the Ejeh of Ankpa in Kogi State, died in his place on Monday at the age of 73. Family sources said the monarch returned to Ankpa from Benin, Edo State on Sunday where he attended the conference of Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.

     

    Ahmodu ascended the throne on August 7, 1993. He is survived by wives, children and grandchildren. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State said the death of the monarch was painful and a great loss to the […]

  • Kogi State Is In A Mess – Governor Bello

    Kogi State Is In A Mess – Governor Bello

    The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has said the state is in a mess and called on his opponents to join hands with him to take the state to the next level.

    Speaking to State House Correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday at the Presidential Villa,He said his victory at the Appeal Court is a confirmation of a divine ruling by God.

    It would be recalled that on Thursday, the Court of Appeal, Abuja division, affirmed […]

  • Kogi State Government lost N213bn to ghost workers in 16 years – Auditor-General

    Kogi State Government lost N213bn to ghost workers in 16 years – Auditor-General

     

    The Kogi State Auditor General, Alhaji Yusufu Okala, has said that the state lost approximately N213,034,857,280.44, to a category of persons he called “Ghost Workers/Unintended Beneficiaries.”

    The Auditor stated this when the Staff Screening and Validation Committee, jointly led by himself and the Auditor General of the Local Governments Areas, Mallam Usman Ahmed Ododo, submitted their report to the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, at a Stakeholders Forum held in Government House, Lokoja, on Monday.

    The committee was set up by the […]

  • Kogi to partner farmers for food sufficiency

    Kogi to partner farmers for food sufficiency

    Kogi Government on Saturday reiterated its commitment to partnering farmers across the state to achieve food sufficiency.

    Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in the state, Mr Tim Dichie, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja.

    He said that the administration of Gov. Yahaya Bello was fully ready to give necessary support to all farmers in the 21 local government areas of the state to facilitate massive food production.

    “I can assure you that the governor […]

  • Pregnant woman stabbed to death by a drug addict in Okene, Kogi State … Graphic photo

    Pregnant woman stabbed to death by a drug addict in Okene, Kogi State … Graphic photo

    A drug addict allegedly stabbed his young pregnant neighbour to death  July 4 2016, at Idogido in Okene local government area of Kogi State. The suspect is currently in custody.

    A drug addict allegedly stabbed his young pregnant neighbour to death  July 4 2016, at Idogido in Okene local government area of Kogi State. The suspect is currently in