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Kidnappers of Kogi LG chairman demand N100m ransom

Abductors of Mr. Pius Kolawole, Chairman of Yagba West Local government in Kogi State have demanded N100 million for the release of the elected...

Kogi Deputy Gov. Onoja blasts Sowore over comment on daughter

Kogi State Deputy Governor Edward Onoja has clashed with publisher and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore over the former’s daughter.

Women deserve more recognition in government – Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Saturday in Abuja said women deserve to be given more recognition in various fields of endeavour, especially in leadership.

We have not decided to take COVID-19 vaccine – Kogi legislators

Kogi State senators and House of Representative members have said that they are yet to make a decision on whether or not they would receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Kogi has no facility to receive COVID-19 Vaccines – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency says COVID-19 Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccines have been supplied to all states except Kogi.

Five suspects escape from NSCDC cell in Kogi

An undisclosed number of operatives of the Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC have been clamped in detention in connection with the escape of five detainees from the command's cell in Lokoja.

Federal Government disburses cash grants to 3,000 Kogi women

The Federal Government has disbursed cash grants to 3,000 vulnerable and poor women in Kogi, Minister of Humanitarian affairs, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq said

Black Friday: 14 die in Kogi motor accident

Fourteen people, including five children have lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident, which occurred on Anyingba -Ajaokuta road in Kogi State.

No strange death in Kogi – Health Commissioner says

Saka Audu, the Commissioner for Health in Kogi State has denied reports that 50 persons died of a strange illness in Kogi State.

#EndSARS: Three die in Kogi COVID-19 warehouse loot stampede

Richard Elesho/LokojaKogi got its own bite of looting going on across the country on Sunday as some residents were able to gain access and...

#EndSARS: Kogi inaugurates committee on police brutality

The Kogi government has inaugurated a 10-man Human Rights Special Intervention Group (HRSIG) committee to help the victims of human rights abuse have access to justice.

Covid-19: As Kogi sets to reopen schools on Mon. 14th Sept.

After a six months break occasioned by the Coronavirus disease pandemic which imposed a new lifestyle on humanity, the Kogi State Government has announced plans to reopen all schools with effect from Monday 14th September.

COVID-19: Kogi orders schools to resume

All schools in Kogi State inclusive of Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary institutions have been ordered to reopen on September 14, 2020, in the state.

Gunmen shoot family of 13 dead in Kogi

Gunmen have shot 13 members of the same family dead in Agbudu, Kogi-Koton-Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Governor Yahaya Bello lifts ban on religious gatherings

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has lifted the ban on religious gatherings.

Kidnapping: Police create 2 MOPOL bases on Obajana-Kabba road, Okene

The Kogi Government in partnership with the Nigeria Police Force said it has established two Mobile Police Squadron Bases along Obajana-Kabba road and in Okene.

2-year-old dies as fire guts Fulani settlement

One person died and three others sustained injuries when a Fulani settlement at Jingbe, Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi, was completely gutted by an overnight fire.

Lassa fever kills four in Kogi

The Kogi State Ministry of Health has confirmed nine cases of Lassa fever with four deaths recorded since the outbreak of the deadly disease in the state about a month ago.

Kogi goes for $100m loan

Kogi State Executive Council has approved the creation of a new Department of International Cooperation to coordinate funds from World Bank, and other donor agencies, this is as it has opted for a loan of 100 million Dollars to fast track socio-economic development in the state.

Three dead in chieftaincy battle in Kogi

At least three persons have been killed and several houses burnt in the ancient town of Ankpa in Kogi State over a lingering chieftaincy crisis.

One dead as Lassa fever hits Kogi

In the last one week, the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, has recorded five suspected cases of Lassa fever. Out of this number three persons have been hospitalized while one is dead already.

100 gunmen sack Kogi community, massacre 19

Gunmen, numbering about 100 have sacked a community in Kogi State, massacred 19 people and burnt several houses.

Kogi govt. uncovers 300 ghost workers

The Kogi State Government says over 300 ghost workers have again found their way into its payroll.

Kogi Govt blames infiltrators for rising crime wave

Kogi State Government has attributed the rising wave of armed robbery and kidnapping in the state to criminal elements that just infiltrated the state.

Gov. Yahaya Bello inaugurates N500m project

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Sunday inaugurated micro facilities valued at N500 million under the World Bank Community and Social Development Project (CSDP).

Look beyond your certificates, Yahaya Bello tells graduands

Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has asked graduands of the Federal University Lokoja, FUL not to Put all their hopes and aspirations in their certificates so as not to be disappointed and frustrated.

Bello’s deputy Onoja praises him as Kogi unifier, curses enemies

Deputy Governor of Kogi state, Edward Onoja has commended his boss Governor Yahaya Bello for fostering unity in the State and pledged an unwavering loyalty to his leadership.

Bello vows to do more for Kogi people in “thank you message”

Richard Elesho/LokojaGovernor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has thanked the people of Kogi State for voting him at the just concluded Saturday Governorship election,...

Kogi Decides: Prominent PDP leaders in MopAmuro LG missing

Some prominent members of the People's Democratic Party, PDP in Mopa town, headquarter of MopAmuro Local Government Area of Kogi State are missing and are suspected to have been arrested.

Three days to poll: Senate approves N10.069bn for Kogi

The Senate on Wednesday approved a promissory note issuance in the sum of N10.069 billion for Kogi State Government for projects executed on behalf of the Federal Government.

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