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 […]