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ENVIRONMENT

Hunters nab four bandits, destroy Indian hemp farm in Kogi State

Local hunters have apprehended four (4) bandits during a night raid in the Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State. The bandits who can be seen in the picture below were operating an Indian hemp farm in Kogi State before their successful apprehension. Following their arrest, the local hunters burnt down their supplies and destroyed their Indian hemp farm, which was located in a remote area of Kogi State.

  5 months ago ago
Hunters nab four bandits, destroy Indian hemp farm in Kogi State

POLITICS

OPINION: Why Gov Yahaya Bello's Presidential Ambition May Not Be Possible

As the 2023 presidential election draws closer, many politicians who have interest to contest for the position have already made their intention known and making their political networks across the country. One of the politicians who has made his intention known to Nigerians is the executive Governor of Kogi State, Governor Yahaya Bello.

  5 months ago ago
OPINION: Why Gov Yahaya Bello's Presidential Ambition May Not Be Possible

POLITICS

Man Who Designed 2023 Presidential Poster for Yahaya Bello Demands 50 Million Naira

A Kogi man identified as Ilemona Tboss has asked the governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to compensate him with a sum of 50 million naira for coming up with a 2023 presidential poster of Bello which the governor distanced himself from. Recall that some time in June, a presidential campaign poster which Ilemona designed with the write-ups “Hope 2023, Vote Yahaya Bello For President,” was trending on the Kogi social media space and was the first to create a hint on the likelihood of governor Bello

  1 year ago ago
Man Who Designed 2023 Presidential Poster for Yahaya Bello Demands 50 Million Naira

EDUCATION

Heart Of Gold: Gov Yahaya Bello Of Kogi State Evacuates Both Kogi And Non-Kogi Students From UniJos

Based on a report from the stable of PMNews, the sitting Governor of Kogi State has evacuated the state's students out of the University of Jos in Plateau state amidst rising tensions and increasing killings both within the school environment and beyond. And to think that he went as far as also taking the non-Kogi state students along further tells about his High level of magnanimity.

  3 months ago ago
Heart Of Gold: Gov Yahaya Bello Of Kogi State Evacuates Both Kogi And Non-Kogi Students From UniJos

POLITICS

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello Sanctions Chinese Contractor; Reject Pace And Quality Of Work .

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.

  2 months ago ago
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello Sanctions Chinese Contractor; Reject Pace And Quality Of Work .

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Hunters Nab 4 Bandits In Kogi, Abductors Of Ekiti Farmer Demand 30 Million Naira

Hunters arrested four suspected bandits in Kogi State and also destroyed an Indian hemp farm belonging to the suspected bandits. Photo of suspected bandits (Source: Daily Post). According to report, the suspects carry out their operations within Okene-Lokoja axis. They always rob vehicles coming along the Okene-Lokoja road.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Hunters Nab 4 Bandits In Kogi, Abductors Of Ekiti Farmer Demand 30 Million Naira

SOCIETY

11 Bandits Neutralized By Kogi Vigilante Operatives

Following the unexpected attack by gunmen in Koton Karfe Local Government Area, of Kogi State, the vigilante group have subsequently neutralized 11bandits. According to a statement disclosed by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Mr. Onogwu Mohammed, he said "the security operatives acting on Intelligence also apprehended an officer of the Nigerian Civil Defence Corps( NCDC), Inspector Abdullahi Saidu, who supplies the bandits with information, and weapons.

  2 months ago ago
11 Bandits Neutralized By Kogi Vigilante Operatives

POLITICS

Yayaha Belo Tells Supporters Urging him To Contest The 2023 Presidency To Calm Down

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has urged his supporters urging him to contest contest the 2023 presidency to “calm down”. The Kogi Governor spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Mohammed at the weekend. Yahaya Bello is known to have made comments on several occasions about his intention to run for the Presidency in 2023.

  2 months ago ago
Yayaha Belo Tells Supporters Urging him To Contest The 2023 Presidency To Calm Down

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Gov Bello Hosts Senior Executives Of National Institute Of Policy And Strategic Studies Jos in Lokoja

Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello on Monday receives in audience, the Senior Executive Course 43 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru Jos, Plateau State at the Banquet Hall, Lugard House, Lokoja. The leader of the delegation, Brigadier General Chukwuemeka (Rtd) commended the governor for his effort in developing Kogi State.

  6 months ago ago
Gov Bello Hosts Senior Executives Of National Institute Of Policy And Strategic Studies Jos in Lokoja

POLITICS

Kogi State Governor Reiterates Commitment To Good Governance.

17/02/2021 KOGI GOV REITERATES COMMITMENT TO GOOD GOVERNANCE,   ‘Presides over the state Executive Council Meeting’. Onogwu Mohammed , Chief Press Secretary to the Governor explained that ; KOGI state Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello has reiterated his commitment to good governance as he warned government officials to improve on their output and sustain high performance.  The governor made the statement and gave the warning while presiding over the State Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday 17,

  9 months ago ago
Kogi State Governor Reiterates Commitment To Good Governance.

EDUCATION

NUC endorses CUSTECH as the 50th state-owned Nigerian University

The Nigerian University Commission (NUC) just gave its nod and endorsement for the newly founded Confluence State University of Science and Technology located in Osara, Kogi State, North Central Nigeria. This was delivered in a statement as released to the VANGUARD NEWSPAPER by the Press Secretary to the Governor, Onogwu Mohammed. The approval came when the letter of recognition was read by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Adamu Abubakar in the NUC headquarters, Abuja, Nigeria. He made the people

  1 year ago ago
NUC endorses CUSTECH as the 50th state-owned Nigerian University

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Hunters Nab Bandits In Kogi, Zambian President Collapses In 45th Defence Force Day

Hunters Nab Bandits Who Turned Kogi Forest Into Indian Hemp Farm The criminals were also said to be specialised in terrorising motorists within the area. A Facebook post by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor of Kogi State, Onogwu Mohammed, on Sunday explained that the suspected criminals train a special breed of dogs to ward off anyone coming into their territory, thus making the area inaccessible for security personnel.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Hunters Nab Bandits In Kogi, Zambian President Collapses In 45th Defence Force Day

POLITICS

Governor Bello condoles with Kaduna State government over the demise of Emir of Zazzau.

The governor of Kogi State His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello has expressed his shock over the death of Alhaji Shehu Idris the late Emir of Zazzau who also doubled as the Chairman of Zazzau Emirates and Kaduna State Emirate Council. In a statement issued on the Facebook page of the his Chief Press Secretary Onogwu Mohammed, the governor extended his heartfelt condolences to the government and the entire people of Kaduna State over the big loss of the monarch who passed on Sunday after a brief Illness at

  1 year ago ago
Governor Bello condoles with Kaduna State government over the demise of Emir of Zazzau.

POLITICS

Governor Yahaya Bello Hails Women's Positive Roles In Governance

…says their role in society beyond only domestic duties Onogwu Mohammed, Chief Press Secretary reports that; Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has hailed women in the state for their positive contributions to governance, noting that in recent times, women’s role in the society have surpassed only domestic duties as they were now

  9 months ago ago
Governor Yahaya Bello Hails Women's Positive Roles In Governance

POLITICS

JUST IN: Yahaya Bello Appoints New Kogi Chief Judge

Following the demise of the late Chief Judge of the state, Governor Yahaya Bello has approved the appointment of Justice Henry Olusiyi as the new Chief judge of Kogi state. The Governor made this known in a statement issued, on Friday by his Media aide, Onogwu Mohammed, who also announced Justice Bayo Olowosegun as the President of the Kogi state Customary Court of Appeal by the Governor. It will be recalled, as reported by Naija News that Justice Nasir Ajana, the former Chief Judge of the State, was widely

  1 year ago ago
JUST IN: Yahaya Bello Appoints New Kogi Chief Judge

POLITICS

Felele Tanker Explosion: Gov. Bello Meets Fashola, Seeks Urgent Attention To Federal Roads In Kogi.

The number one citizen of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello today paid a visit to the Honourable Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola to ask for urgent attention to the deplorable state of federal roads in Kogi State. This is contained in a statement issued by the governor's Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Mohammed on his Facebook page today. The visit of the governor came after a fatal road accident involving a tanker and other vehicles on the Okene/Lokoja/alAbuja high way which resulted in an

  1 year ago ago
Felele Tanker Explosion: Gov. Bello Meets Fashola, Seeks Urgent Attention To Federal Roads In Kogi.

SPORTS

Governor Yahaya Bello Rewards Excelling Young Athletes With Cash And Scholarship

In his characteristic to reward talent and Excellence ,Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Monday awarded scholarships and cash donation to young athletes who made the state proud at the just concluded National Table Tennis Championship held in Lagos. The tournament was organized by NTTF in collaboration with the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), also supported by Baba Ijebu Bet, Prime Atlantic, and a host of others, Kogi-born Ize Sezuo put up a sterling performance and won a prestigious medal.

  6 months ago ago
Governor Yahaya Bello Rewards Excelling Young Athletes With Cash And Scholarship

POLITICS

Governor Yahaya Bello Is a Bridge Builder - Kanu Nwankwo

Kogi State Governor , His Excellency Yahaya Bello today recieved in audience former Super Eagles Captain Kanu Nwankwo at his Abuja residence .Kanu popularly known as PAPILLO presented jersey number 4 with White Lion inscription on it and a football with his autograph to the Governor .

  8 months ago ago
Governor Yahaya Bello Is a Bridge Builder - Kanu Nwankwo

POLITICS

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Appoints Music Star Jumabee As Special Assistant

KOGI STATE GOVERNOR, YAHAYA BELLO APPOINTS MUSIC STAR, JUMABEE AS SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello has made some changes to his cabinet as well as appoints new members, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government and made public by the chief press secretary to the governor, Onogwu Mohammed.  Among the new appointees is Kogi-born song writer and performing artist, Juwon Olorunnipa popularly known as Jumabee. He was appointed as Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment

  10 months ago ago
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Appoints Music Star Jumabee As Special Assistant

POLITICS

Just In: Yahaya Bello Appoints New Kogi Judge (03/07/2020)

This was made known in a statement on Friday by the Media aide to the governor, Onogwu Mohammed. Yahaya Bello also appointed Justice Bayo Olowosegun as the President of the Customary Court of Appeal in the state. Justice Nasir Ajana, the former Chief Judge of the State, had died from complications of COVID-19. The Chief Judge had died on Sunday, June 28 in the Gwagwalada COVID-19 isolation centre. Speaking during Ajana’s burial, Yahaya Bello claimed that the late judge had died a natural death and not because

  1 year ago ago
Just In: Yahaya Bello Appoints New Kogi Judge (03/07/2020)