OPINION: INSPIRING STORY OF PRINCE MUSTAPHA AKA’ABA, THE SECURITY CONSCIOUS CHAIRMAN OF AJAOKUTA LOCAL GOVERNMENT…

OPINION: INSPIRING STORY OF PRINCE MUSTAPHA AKA’ABA, THE SECURITY CONSCIOUS CHAIRMAN OF AJAOKUTA LOCAL GOVERNMENT…

By Prince Donak. Certainly the impressive performance of Hon. Prince Mustapha Aliyu Aka’aba, the incumbent Executive Chairman of Ajaokuta Local Government, Kogi State, did not come to us as a shock or surprise to those that know much about his enviable pedigree. Hon Aka’aba’s leadership virtues is inherent, and this has consistently been proven to […]

2021 NTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS: TACKLING DEFORESTATION IN OKUNLAND THROUGH LOCUST BEAN TREE (IGI IGBA)

2021 NTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS: TACKLING DEFORESTATION IN OKUNLAND THROUGH LOCUST BEAN TREE (IGI IGBA)

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 21 March as the International Day of Forests in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests.On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting […]

Attah Igala Stool; Why Silence Is Not Golden.

Attah Igala Stool; Why Silence Is Not Golden.

The latest has not been heard about the process to appoint a new Attah Igala yet,but certainly the process is on,albeit with rumoured concerns regarding the roles of the King makers. It doth appear that an other wise straight forward process is been subjected to some manipulative tendecies. Expectedly, the people and the gods are […]

OPINION: HARVEST OF AWARDS, ACCOLADES, AS ACTING RECTOR MARKS 10 MONTHS IN OFFICE

OPINION: HARVEST OF AWARDS, ACCOLADES, AS ACTING RECTOR MARKS 10 MONTHS IN OFFICE

In recognition of his outstanding achievements and positive impact in Kogi State Polytechnic over the last 10 months, the Acting Rector, Dr Salisu Ogbo Usman has been honoured with series of accolades, awards and certificates. The latest of such recognitions have come from political action groups, student associations, civil society organisations, clubs and notable virtual […]

AEDC: Recreating ‘Animal Farm’ In Kogi

AEDC: Recreating ‘Animal Farm’ In Kogi

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others”.The above quotes from George Orwell 1984 Animal farm seems to have been recreated by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, in Kogi. The electricity company has created  a class – status in their distributions of electricity to consumers in the state.AEDC presently operates Tariff plans of A, […]

Yahaya Bello: Five Years Of Humanitarian Disaster And Waste In Kogi State

Yahaya Bello: Five Years Of Humanitarian Disaster And Waste In Kogi State

By Usman Okai Austin The office anniversary as the world knows usually showcases projects and the economic improvement one has made during one’s time in office. This has been the trend in Nigerian political cum-adminstrative landscape, but the case appears different in Kogi State as Yahaya Bello aggressively reduced and continues to reduce every sector […]

At Last, Kogi Magic’s Formula

At Last, Kogi Magic’s Formula

Olatunji Dare Of the 121,000 cases and 1,501 deaths from coronavirus disease in Nigeria as of January 23, 2021 (courtesy of Johns Hopkins University, which compiles and updates such figures from dependable sources,  not a single incident or fatality or rumour thereof has come out of Kogi State. Daily, the media are awash with rumours […]

2023: YAHAYA BELLO PLAYS THE TRUANT

2023: YAHAYA BELLO PLAYS THE TRUANT

OPINION: By Paul Ade-Adeleye Egged on by sycophants, opportunists and merchants of fortune, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, may soon turn a dreamy eye to Aso Villa. It is not immediately clear if he will try to campaign for the presidency, especially as he has done the politically correct thing of publicly saying he is […]

Bello, a trail-blazer!

Bello, a trail-blazer!

OPINION: By Louis Yunusa His coming was no doubt, divine. Yes! He was pre-destined to govern his people, and this manifested, though incredibly unprecedented; in a circumstance shrouded in mysteries. He became Governor on the 27th January, 2016. He made history, even though it was not in the circumstance of his own making. Kogi had […]