Tag: Kogi State

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 6, 2018

The Big 5: Police says Offa robbery gang leaders accompanied Saraki on condolence visit and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Nigerian Police on Tuesday said four of the gang leaders ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 18, 2018

The Big 5: State Governors threaten to take over subsidy payment, Court rules marriages at Federal Registries as unconstitutional and other top stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The National Economic Council (NEC), comprising the 36 State Governors ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 26, 2017

The Big 5: Presidency denies Buhari asked Maina to return to Nigeria, Senators donates 1,280 bags of rice to “cushion” suffering of Kogi workers, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has continued its ...

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EditorOctober 23, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Kogi workers have been reduced to Beggars – Labour Unions

It will take another lie for the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to escape this one from the organise ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2017

Flood in Kogi destroys over 50,000 houses

The Kogi State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Rosemary Osikoya, has said that at least 50,000 houses have been ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

Kogi workers issue 7-day ultimatum over 50% salaries

The organised labour in Kogi has given the state government a seven-day ultimatum over its decision to pay 50 per ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

Kogi civil servants reject Gov Bello’s 50% salary

The organised labour in Kogi has rejected the state government’s offer of 50 percent salaries to civil servants in the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2017

Opinion: This is why Stomach Infrastructure should be adopted by all Nigerian states

by Tunji Light Ariyomo   The type of stomach infrastructure (bribe for vote patronage) being promoted by Nigerian politicians is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

Kogi Assembly invaded, lawmakers beaten

The Kogi state House of Assembly was on Tuesday invaded by suspected hoodlums, who disrupted plenary, beating up members, TheCable ...

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ToluJuly 15, 2017

N1.6bn relief for flooded states, 240 Borno children die of malnutrition | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N1.6 billion – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ordered on Wednesday that this amount be released to states affected by flooding. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

Stop escalating local politics, concentrate on good governance – Senate tells Gov Bello

Support for Senator Dino Melaye against the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello continued on Thursday when the upper chamber described ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 7, 2017

Opinion: Governor Yahaya Bello made a costly mistake going after Dino Melaye

by Isa Eneye Mubarak   “Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.”   Kogi state has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2017

“Those calling for restructuring are the real enemies of the country” – Yahaya Bello

The governor of Kogi, Yahaya Bello, has called on Nigerians to disregard calls for the restructuring of Nigeria, describing such ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

Rejoinder: Governor Yahaya Bello is Kogi state’s biggest political blunder

by Shehu Audu On the contrary, one of the biggest political sacrileges yet in Nigeria’s democratic set-up, was the imposition ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 23, 2017

Opinion: Governor Yahaya Bello- Kogi state’s biggest political blunder

. by Isa Eneye Mubarak After all is said and done, the biggest political blunder we the people of Kogi ...

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AzeezJune 20, 2017

Over 50 percent registered Kogi West voters approve Melaye’s recall

About 52.3 percent of registered voters, representing 188, 588 persons in Kogi West senatorial district have reportedly approved the recall ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

Why Yahaya Bello must go – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West, APC) has outlined reasons the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, must resign. The drama ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 4, 2017

Opinion: Governor Yahaya Bello’s ‘New Direction’ is a farce

by Shehu Audu When Alhaji Yahaya Bello took oath of office on 27th January 2016 as 4th executive governor of ...

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RoqeebahMarch 25, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] President Buhari has a case to answer in court and we cannot wait

The first thing that will come to the minds of many when they hear of Kogi State these days is ...

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AzeezMarch 21, 2017

Court sentence ritualist to death for killing two brothers

Ibrahim Mohammed, a ritualist has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing two brothers in Koto-Nkarfe, Kogi State. He ...

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AzeezMarch 15, 2017

I will serve Kogi with my modest wealth of experience – Mercy Johnson

by Azeez Adeniyi Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie has said she would serve the people of Kogi state with the modest ...

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ToluMarch 15, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Angelina Jolie gives first lecture as Professor at the London School of Economics, Mercy Johnson bags political appointment | More stories

Here are all the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 14, 2017

The Thread: “Brazen absurdity!” ” Profligacy” | Nigerians rate Kogi governor a flat F for latest executive action

While Nigeria is desperately trying to claw its way out of this seemingly unending recession, Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya ...

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AzeezMarch 14, 2017

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson appointed Special Adviser in Kogi

Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello has appointed Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okogie as his senior special assistant on entertainment, arts and culture. ...

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ToluMarch 4, 2017

N18bn MMM loss, N3.5m donation | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N1.3million – A suspected Boko Haram terrorist was found carrying this amount of cash and was arrested by the Nigerian Army ...

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ToluFebruary 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Dino Melaye has absolutely no chill for Kogi’s Gov. Bello

It is no longer news that there is no love lost between the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello and the ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents hiding in Kogi – Bello

by Azeez Adeniyi Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has said defeated and fleeing Boko Haram insurgents have settled in his ...

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AzeezFebruary 10, 2017

Gunmen storm Kogi police station, kill 3

Two policemen and a detainee were killed on Friday after some gunmen attacked a police station at Eika community in ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 28, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Meanwhile, Aisha Buhari is giving out free medical checkups around Nigeria

Wife of the President Buhari, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has organised a free medical outreach for citizens of Nigeria living in ...

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ToluJanuary 28, 2017

N4.7trn ATM withdrawals, 10 year jail term | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N4.7 trillion – The total amount of cash Nigerians withdrew through ATMs across the country in 2016, according to Nigerian ...

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