Saturday, January 16, 2021

The Pigeons That Flew and the Ones That Flew Not

By Balogun Omeiza David (BOD), Lokoja.

January 15th of every year is set aside as The Armed Forces Remembrance Day (AFRD). It is a day Nigerians set aside to celebrate and commemorate the service men of Nigerian Armed Forces. It also honours veterans of the World War l and ll as well as the Nigerian Civil War. This year's edition of the AFRD has come and gone but a particular scene that happened at the event that is not the first time it is happening has engulfed the social media.

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Appeal Court Rejects Request to Sack Gov Bello

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed a case brought to challenge the nomination of Yahaya Bello as a candidate in the governorship election held in Kogi State in December 2015.

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Gunmen Kidnap 18 Kano Traders in Kogi

No fewer than 18 traders from Kano State have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Lokoja-Okene expressway in Kogi state. 

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Two Police Inspectors, 1 Other Die in Kogi Accident

Three persons, including two police inspectors, on Thursday, died in a motor accident on Ajaokuta-Ojodu-Ayingba road in Kogi.

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Security Threat: Okene LG Chairman Explains Rationale Behind Military Operation, Imamship Tussle

The Executive Chairman of Okene Local Government, Engr. Abdulrazaq Muhammad has debunked insinuations that his administration ordered the arrest of some citizens in the area over lingering imamship tussle. 

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Kogi Appoints New Acting Chief Judge

By Ibrahim Oyewale

Kogi State Government has approved the appointment of Justice Sunday Otu as the acting Chief Judge of the state following the retirement of Justice Henry Olusiyi as the Chief Judge of state last Monday.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Adoke Tested Positive for COVID-19, Held Back in UAE – Counsel

By Friday Olokor, Abuja

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, was stranded in the United Arab Emirates where he tested positive for the COVID-19, his lawyer, Kanu Agabi (SAN), has said.

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Kogi Chief Judge, Olusiyi Retires

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Henry Olusiyi retired from service on Monday, haven attained the mandatory retirement age of 65 years.

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Kogi Poly Assures Graduates of Speedy NYSC Mobilization


The management of Kogi State Polytechnic has assured graduates of the institution of its commitment to their progress and prompt mobilization for the National Youth Service.

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2023 Presidential Race: I’m in the Race to Consolidate Buhari’s Achievements – Gov Bello


Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called on Nigerians to join hands with him in his 2023 Presidential ambition, stating his intention to liberate the country from the challenges confronting the nation.

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Kogi: Gunmen Kill Saudi-based Oil Expert after Ordering Last Prayer


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Gunmen on Saturday killed a Saudi Arabia-based oil expert, Ogacheko Atanu, in his Idah residence, Kogi State. Punch Newspaper reports.

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Wednesday, January 06, 2021

14 Killed in Kogi Auto Crash

By Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja

No fewer than fourteen persons were killed on Wednesday in an accident involving an articulated truck and a commercial bus along the Obajana-Lokoja Road in Kogi State.

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Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Confluence University: Igala Group Takes Offence over Gov Bello's Choice of Ebira VC

As plans are underway for the commencement of academic activities in the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) Osara, the Igala Youth Council (IYC) has expressed displeasure over the choice of an Ebira man as the Vice-Chancellor of the institution. 

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Bello Emerges Outstanding Governor on COVID-19 Response

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has been voted the Outstanding Governor in Response and Management of COVID 19 Pandemic in 2020 in Nigeria.

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