Dino Melaye, a former Kogi State senator and governorship candidate, for the occasion of the lying in state of Prof Matthew Ajibero, a former Rector of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, who passed on on August 25, visited Kabba, one of the constituencies he represented, while he was in the National Assembly.
NOT many in her homeland appear to know about Nike Okundaye's unique story. But in other lands, especially Europe and America, she is a ‘goddess’ whose works are cherished by Kings and Presidents. Born in her native village of Ogidi, Ijumu Local Council of Kogi State, young Nike had high dreams about what type of future she wanted for herself.
Today's Headlines: Tension As Boko Haram Kills 25 Soldiers in Borno, 11 Bandits Killed in Kogi State
The Nigerian Army has refused to make a public statement five days after militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād killed at least 25 soldiers in Borno State.
The Joint task force have arrested a Man identified as Musa Muhammad a.k.a Ateke in Lokoja, Kogi State. Musa is known as a dreaded cultist on their wanted list, he has been terrorising the people of Kogi State for a long while now. Muhammad Musa was declared as a wanted Man in the state by the security agencies there.
It appears that Mr. Yahaya Bello is determined to clinch the All Progressives Congress ticket. He has not renounced his vision to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari. But he has to take two steps in order to outshine the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Governor of kogi state Yahaya Bello has bemoaned the contractors handling the renovation of the State’s Specialist Hospital, Lokoja for doing a below-standard job while delaying the delivery of the project. Yahaya Bello stated that his administration would never accept such shabby quality of work which he stated was largely below the standard of the project in his government while he expressed total displeasure with the concerned ministries and agencies.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State seems very determined to push his presidential ambition ahead of the crucial election in 2023. One surprising aspect of the whole matter is that Governor Bello seems ready to go against two key plans of his party to contest for President. It will be recalled that the All Progressives Congress, APC, hinted the way its presidential candidate would emerge.
Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, the governor of Kogi State, has chastised the contractors working on the refurbishment of the State's Specialist Hospital in Lokoja for delivering a substandard project while delaying its completion. The Governor expressed his concern with the contract handled by some Chinese contractors while on a tour of the State Capital's various sites.
Photos Credit: Google Wike, Bello, Omo-Agege others bag good governance award A nongovernmental organization, Mayorkings Agency Group has selected four governors including Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, and Abubakar Sani of Niger State alongside the deputy senate President Ovie Omo-Agege among others for recognition in the this year
The Alleged Attack On Kogi Prison By Terrorist Might Be An Indication That They Are Moving Southward
A report from Sahara Reporters alleges that the recent attack on a Prison facility located in Kabba, Kogi State was carried out by the dreaded Boko Haram sect. The attack which occurred about a week ago led to the killing of an unspecified number of soldiers and the fleeing of about 100 inmates.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has described the late Justice Moses Abu Bello as a legal giant in the law practice and advocacy across the country and beyond while he was also a respected community leader who served the people with the fear of God. Justice Moses Bello was the pioneer President of the Customary Court of Appeal, FCT-Judiciary, a position he occupied for 21 years before he transitioned to glory at the age of 68.
JAMB had made it known that Oyo, Osun and Ogun States had the highest number of JAMB applicants in the 2021 JAMB exercise. Oyo State had the highest number of applicants of 82,521. Osun State followed with 74,214; and Ogun State came third with 70,971. Moreover, other states that come after the first three states are: Imo state that had 66,348 applicants, Delta State had 64,104 applicants, Kogi State had 60,115, Kaduna State had 58,122, Benue State had 55,617 and Ondo State followed with 54,026 applicants.
It was a heartbreaking news to the entire community of Koton Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State, following the report of four passengers who lost their lives when an 18 Seater bus Plunged into the river Niger. According to a statement disclosed by the "DAILY POST", it was gathered that 13 others victims have been rescued alive, while one passenger is yet to be found in the crash.
It was recently reported that a correctional centre in Kabba, Kogi State was attacked by gunmen few days back. Based on that note, Sahara Reporters today revealed that the gunmen who attacked the Prison are Boko Haram terrorists. This report has caused several Nigerians to react differently.
…charges them to execute function with erudition, fear of God Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Thursday administered oath of office to the recently confirmed Chief Judge of the State, Justice Richard Olorunfemi and the President Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Isiaka Momoh-Jimoh Governor Bello in his address which was delivered by his deputy, Edward Onoja charged the Legal lords to execute all the functions of their respective offices with erudition and the fear of Almighty God noting that there were no doubt that they would provide excellent leadership for our Judiciary and the state in general.
Unidentified gunmen have raided ECWA church in Kogi State, kidnapped two people, and killed one person during the attack. The ECWA Church is situated at Okadayo-Kabba, Okene road, Kogi State. The Church attack barely came days after a jailbreak at the Federal disciplinary center in Kabba, Kogi State, and the kidnapping of three poultry farmers in the same area.
The Special Adviser to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Youth and Student Affairs, Ahmed Jubril has stated that his principal will be president of Nigeria in 2023 if the youths find him worthy. He stated this when he represented the governor at the inauguration of a presidential campaign movement by some northern youth in Kaduna State.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello was sworn in on Thursday to the recently confirmed chief justice of the state, Judge Richard Olorunfemi, and the President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Judge Isiaka Momoh-Jimoh. Governor Bello in his speech by his deputy Edward Onoja instructed the legal lords to perform all the functions of their respective offices with erudition and awe of Almighty God, noting that there was no doubt that they would provide excellent leadership to our justice system.
The image above if for illustration purpose. It was learnt that unknown gunmen came shooting at the worshippers as church service was in progress, killing one person in an instant. The attack came few days after the Federal Minimum Correctional Centre (FMCC) located in kabba and the abduction of the three poultry farmers who was reportedly working in their farm, all these happen in the same area.
Teejay Yusuf, a member of the House of Reps for the Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency in Kogi State, has expressed concern over the increasing number of bandit assaults in his district. In the previous week, Yusuf stated, the deteriorating security issues everywhere in Kabba in the Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area "due to the death and kidnapping of persons, as well as attacks on structures, organizations, farmlands, and the church."