News - Kogi

New Date For Kogi And Bayelsa Governorship Elections

3 months ago /
Politics 

It will be recalled that on 9th April 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) released the timetable and schedule of activities for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The Commission fixed 2nd November for the elections to hold in both states.

CSO Coalition Wants Kogi CJ To Step Down Over Alleged Graft

3 months ago /
Nation 

A coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of anti-corruption research-based data initiative is appealing to the national judicial council to prevail on the Kogi state Chief Judge, Justice Nasiru Ajan to step down from office for proper investigation into allegations of graft against him.

Electricity Supply: Let There Be Light

3 months ago /
Nation 

Distribution companies in Nigeria have begun implementation of Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme that will ensure consumers get the instrument for calculating their power consumption within ten days of the request. 

Bayelsa Wants November 2, Governorship Election Date Rescheduled

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State government has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to reschedule the date fixed for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Yahaya Bello Debunks Rumour Of Leaving The APC

3 months ago /
Politics 

Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello denies media reports that he has left the ruling All Progressives Congress.

INEC Debunks Reports On Electronic Collation Of Results And Tampering With Servers

3 months ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has not tampered with any of its servers contrary to reports in some quarters.

Bello Signs 8 Bills Into Law

3 months ago /
Nation 

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has signed eight bills into law.

Senate Dumps Kogi Oil Producing Status

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday rejected a motion which sought to declare Kogi state as an oil producing state and grant it all the benefits and privileges.

Kogi Governor Declares 2nd Term

4 months ago /
Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has officially declared his intention to run for a second term in office.

Kogi Inaugurates State House Of Assembly Commission

4 months ago /
Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has inaugurated a six-man state house of assembly service commission committee.

FG Suspends Free Train Ride on Itakpe-Warri Route

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has ordered the immediate suspension of the free train ride for passengers on the Itakpe-Warri route.

Film On Nigeria’s 4th Republic Launched

4 months ago /
Entertainment 

The Nigerian political process has attracted the attention of the movie industry with emphasis on the need for thorough reform.

 

Kogi launch operation puff adder

4 months ago /
Security 

The Kogi state police command has launched a special squad called 'operation puff adder' to strengthen the fight against criminal elements threatening internal security across the three senatorial zones.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

APC Women Insist On Affirmative Action

4 months ago /
Politics 

Women aspirants on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said the party must take into consideration the United Nations, UN affirmative action for women when putting together the next Federal Executive Council, FEC, and other branches of the government.

Kogi Rewards Victorious Handball Players With Scholarships

4 months ago /
Sports  

Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello has promised the State's under 12 and under 18 male and female handball players scholarships to university level following their victory at the just concluded handball competition in Lagos.

Osinbajo Thanks God For Surviving Helicopter Crash

4 months ago /
Security 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is grateful to God for sparing his life in a helicopter crash in Kabba, Kogi State in February.

Tributes Pour In For Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi

5 months ago /
Nation 

Tributes have continued to pour in for Pius Adesanmi the Nigerian born-Canadian Professor, who died in the March 10, Ethiopian airline crash.

Aisha Buhari Visits Victims Of Building Collapse

5 months ago /
Nation 

The wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari, has visited the victims of the Ita-Faji building collapse at the Lagos Island General Hospital.

Air Force Charges Field Commanders On Protection Of Assets

5 months ago /
Nation 

Authorities of the Nigerian Air Force say the safety of valuable assets such as aircraft is necessary for the success of internal security operations.