Tag: Lokoja

Gov. Bello expresses sadness over Maigari’s demise

Abdul Jimoh- September 29, 2022

Gov. Bello expresses sadness over Maigari's demise ...says his legacy of sustaining peace, and togetherness unforgettable. Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has expressed his sadness ... Read More

Kogi APC Chieftain donates N10m relief fund to Ibaji Flood victims

Abdul Jimoh- September 28, 2022

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Hon Yakubu Murtala Ajaka has made a donation of 10 million naira relief fund to ... Read More

Super Eagles Legends Congratulate Yahaya Bello on Appointment as National Youth Coordinator of APC Presidential Campaign Council

Abdul Jimoh- September 18, 2022

A sports consultant and popular Nigerian sports broadcast journalist, Miss Sylvia Iwong Ugi, and her Managing Partner Dr. Hassan Abdulrahman have conveyed a message of ... Read More

We Can’t Thank You Enough For Your Sacrifices, Gov Bello to Security Personnel

Abdul Jimoh- September 14, 2022

Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello has commended the personnel of the State Vigilante Service for their sacrifices in ensuring a peaceful and crime-free ... Read More

Ganaja Junction Flyover; Gov. Bello wants work completed in record time

Abdul Jimoh- March 13, 2021

In what seems a push to deliver in quick time work on the Ganaja Junction Flyover Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has charged contractors handling ... Read More

Kogi Gov releases N3.98B for road projects

Abdul Jimoh- February 1, 2021

Gov. Bello to conduct power need audit of Kogi East Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has approved and released the total sum of 3 billion ... Read More

COVID-19: Traditional ruler approves cancellation of Lokoja fishing festival

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

The Maigari, traditional head of Lokoja, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir has approved the cancellation of this year’s edition of the Donkwo Fishing Festival. Donkwo is an annual fishing festival in Lokoja, Kogi. ... Read More

NCC activates 112 emegency code in Kogi

Abdul Jimoh- August 21, 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has activated the 112 free emergency call number in Kogi State. This was confirmed in a statement issued on Friday ... Read More

Police nab welder for killing friend in Lokoja

Abdul Jimoh- August 17, 2020

A 32-year-old man simply identified as Murtala Dare, has been arrested by police in Lokoja for allegedly killing his friend during a scuffle. Spokesman of ... Read More

Kogi Confirms 9 Cases of Lassa fever, 4 Deaths

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

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 ... Read More

After 28 Years; Governor Yahaya Bello Inaugurates Chapel In Kogi Government House

Abdul Jimoh- December 23, 2019

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has inaugurated the first ever chapel built for Christians at ‘Lugard House’, the state’s seat of power after 28 ... Read More

Collation, Counting Commences in Bayelsa and Kogi

Henry Solomon- November 16, 2019

Collation and counting of results is ongoing in Bayelsa and Kogi states governorship elections respectively as voting ended at 2pm. Reports by our correspondents say ... Read More

#KogiElect2019: Key Demographics for Kogi Governorship Polls

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2019

As it is few days to the Kogi governorship election, there key demographics that could come into play in the November 16 polls. There 24 ... Read More

Kogi NBA urges Gov. Bello To Halt Action On CJ’s Removal

Abdul Jimoh- April 4, 2019

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Kogi on Thursday urged Gov. Yahaya Bello not to act on the April 2, resolution of the state House ... Read More

Six INEC Staff Kidnapped, Released In Kogi

Abdul Jimoh- March 9, 2019

Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday. ... Read More

Troops Neutralise One, Arrest 5 Suspected Armed Robbers

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2018

Nigerian soldiers have arrested five robbery suspects at Felele, along Lokoja – Okene highway. According to a statement by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, the army spokesman, ... Read More

Catholic Church in Kogi Trains 130 Community Leaders on Improved Water Supply, Sanitation

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2018

The Catholic Diocese of Lokoja has trained 130 community leaders on how to improve water, sanitation and hygiene infrastructure in their various communities. Rev. Fr. ... Read More

Kogi: Catholic Church Trains 130 Community Leaders On Improved Water Supply, Sanitation

Abdul Jimoh- June 27, 2018

  The Catholic Diocese of Lokoja has trained 130 community leaders on how to improve water, sanitation and hygiene infrastructure in their various communities.   ... Read More

Senator Dino Melaye Granted Bail by Kogi High Court

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2018

A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja on Wednesday granted bail to Dino Melaye standing trial over alleged criminal conspiracy, illegal possession and dealing in ... Read More

Umar Jibril: Kogi Has Lost A Great Leader, Says Gov. Bello

Abdul Jimoh- March 30, 2018

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, on Friday in Lokoja expressed “deep shock” over the demise of one of the state’s most astute politicians, Hon. Buba ... Read More