Buhari finally bow to pressure, releases Dasuki, Sowore

RELEASE OF COL. SAMBO DASUKI (RTD.) AND OMOYELE SOWORE PRESS STATEMENT RELEASE OF COL. SAMBO DASUKI (RTD.) AND OMOYELE SOWORE    The Office of the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation has reviewed the pending criminal charges against the duo of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and Omoyele Sowore. Whilst the Federal High Court has exercised […]

Kogi holds first Carol in 28 years

Kogi holds first Carol in 28 years Kogi State Government on Saturday night holds a Maiden Christmas Carol Service at the newly built ‘Chapel of Peace and Unity’ in Government House, being the first ever since the creation of the State 28 years ago. In his goodwill message, His Excellency, Gov. Yahaya Bello, thanked God […]

SIP: : Gov. Bello receives kudos for effective implementation

SIP: : Gov. Bello receives kudos for effective implementation The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, has commended Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi for his support and partnership for effective implementation of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP) in the State. The Minister gave the commendation […]

Why crime waves is rising in Kogi – Govt

Why crime waves is rising in Kogi – Govt The Kogi State Government has assured residents and commuters of their safety in the state during the Yuletide, insisting that measures are in place to ensure security of all. In a statement in Lokoja , Saturday, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information and Communications […]

CORRUPTION: SERDEC Drops Crucial Message To Nigerians

CORRUPTION: SERDEC Drops Crucial Message To Nigerians LOKOJA – The Socio Economic Research & Development Centre (SERDEC) has called on Nigerian to get involved in the fight against corruption, and stopped placing unnecessary demands on elective people. The organization said the fight against corruption will continue to be a mireage if Nigerian keep focusing on […]

Vox Pox: Why We May Never Vote Again – Kogi Electorate

Vox Pox: Why We May Never Vote Again – Kogi Electorate

By Boluwaji Obahopo. In spite of the scorching sun, Kogites went out on November 16 to elect a new governor, who will pilot the affairs of the Confluence State for the next four years. They defied apprehensions that the gubernatorial polls might be trailed by violence to exercise their civil responsibility. The turnout of voters […]

Kogi Governor Signs 176 Billion Naira 2020 Budget Into Law

Kogi Governor Signs 176 Billion Naira 2020 Budget Into Law

The Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has signed the 2020 Budget of the State into law at a ceremony in Government House, Wednesday.  Speaking at the ceremony, the Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt Hon. Matthew Kolawole hailed the Governor’s commitment to transparency and development. He said the Assembly was “expeditious in passing the […]

Politicians Fueling Hate Speech, Violence Against Women in Nigeria – CITAD

Politicians Fueling Hate Speech, Violence Against Women in Nigeria – CITAD

By Boluwaji Obahopo. The Centre for International Technology and Development, CITAD has accused politicians and political class of fueling hate speech and violence against women in Nigeria. CITAD coordinator, countering Hate Speech Project, Mr. Hamza Ibrahim who spoke in Lokoja on Thursday said the electioneering campaign in Kogi and Bayelsa have further pitched the two […]

Senator Smart Adeyemi’s Tortuous 3rd Term Journey to the Senate

Senator Smart Adeyemi’s Tortuous 3rd Term Journey to the Senate

Boluwaji Obahopo writes on Senator Smart Adeyemi’s bumpy ride to the 9th Senate to represent the people of Kogi West senatorial district following his victory at the rerun and supplementary election on Saturday, November 16 and 30. When in 2015, Smart Adeyemi declared interest to run for third term, to be the voice of Kogi […]

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