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Root for me instead of Bello, others – Amaechi tells Kogi...

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By THOMPSON YAMPUT Lokoja- The Former Transport Minister, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday told Kogi All Progressive Congress (AOC) delegates to root for him instead...

Another victim of Kabba explosion dies in Abuja hospital

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By THOMPSON YAMPUT Kabba (Kogi)- Another victim of Wednesday’s alleged explosion at a joint in Kabba, Kogi, died in an unnamed Abuja Hospital on Friday.The...

Yahaya Bello pays N100m for APC presidential nomination forms

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By EMMANUEL MOGBEDE ABUJA - Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has paid for his All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential Expression of Interest and Nomination forms...

Kogi gives reasons for delay in March pensions

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The Kogi Government on Sunday gave explanation on the delay in the payment of pensions for the state’s pensioners owed their March entitlement. The state...

Mountain facing Yahaya Bello, By Azu Ishiekwene 

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Even though the All Progressives Congress (APC) has repeatedly denied zoning the position of chairman to the North Central, there’s hardly any credible analysis...

One killed as gunmen attack Kogi police station

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Gunmen attacked the Okene Area Command of the Nigerian Police Force in Kogi State the late hours of Sunday. The armed men were over 30,...

Kogi Court sentences man to death

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A High Court in Lokoja has sentenced one Muritala Dare to death by hanging. He was convicted of stabbing his colleague to death with a...

Ohanaeze fumes, alleges injustice as Tinubu declares presidential bid

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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, says he has informed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of his decision...

Group partners security agencies to protect lives, property in Kogi

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The Chairman of Lokoja Branch of Egume Ome Descendants Union, Comrade Noah Ocheni, has pledged that the association will not relent in complementing the...

Gov Bello awards lifetime scholarship to student who drew his portrait

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Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has invited Lagos-based secondary school student, identified as Mayowa, who drew a portrait of him and has placed...

Yahaya Bello mourns Dr. Datti, Alh Tofa

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The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has commiserated with the government and people of Kano state and the entire Emirates Council over the...

IGP Order’s Posting of CP Edward Egbuka as Commissioner of Police,...

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate posting of CP Edward Chuka Egbuka to Kogi State Command as the...

Gov Bello signs N145.8bn 2022 budget, reenacts Kogi State LG audit...

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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has signed an estimated N145.8 billion 2022 budget into law. This follows the earlier passage of the proposal by the...

NDLEA arrests pregnant woman with 1,441kg skunk in Lagos

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A pregnant woman, Eze Joy Chioma, has been arrested with 1,442 kilograms of imported skunk during a raid by operatives of the National Drug...

3 killed in mob attack on police station where robbery suspects...

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Police in Kogi have confirmed the loss of three lives including that of an Inspector to a mob attack in Yagba-West Local Government Area...

Gunmen Abduct Mother of Governor Yahaya Bello’s Chief of Staff

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Mrs Seriya Raji, mother of Abdulkarim Jamiu Asuku, the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has been kidnapped. It was gathered...

Gunmen Abduct Trader, Machete Farmer In Ekiti

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Unknown gunmen stormed Iyemero Ekiti community in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State and abducted a trader identified as Alhaja Nusirat Saliu. A man...

EFCC probes governor for withdrawing N60b

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A NORTH-CENTRAL governor is under probe for allegedly withdrawing N60 billion in cash in six years, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Executive Chairman...

Kogi Government Sues EFCC, Demands N35 Billion In Damages

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been sued by the Kogi State Government. The Yahaya Bello-led government sued EFCC over allegations that it fixed...

Wife Of Kogi Speaker Dies At 50

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Esther Kolawole, wife of the speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly Matthew Kolawole, has passed on at 50. Kolawole’s chief press secretary, Femi Olugbemi...