News - Kogi

Lagos, Rivers, Enugu Generated The Most IGR In 2013

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Lagos State increased its lead among the 36 states of the federation in the area of internally generated revenue (IGR) in 2013, generating about N384.2 billion compared to N219.2 billion in the previous year. This was followed by Rivers State which also witnessed increased revenue generation from about N66.2 billion in...

2015 Election: PDP Governors Endorse Jonathan As Party's Sole Presidential Candidate

5 years ago /
Politics 

The governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ended their meeting last night with a resolution endorsing President Goodluck Jonathan as the sole candidate of the party in the presidential primary election slated for December 6. All the PDP governors were present at the meeting, except the...

Kogi PDP Members Move To APC

5 years ago /
Politics 

No fewer than a 1000 members of people democratic party(PDP) have dumped the ruling party for all progressive congress(APC). More than 1000 members of PDP led by senator Mohammed salami Ohaire have dumped PDP for APC. Speaking at a press conference, Ohaire said that they had waited for better life for...

INEC Warns Staffs Against Aiding Fraud In Upcoming Osun Election

5 years ago /
Nation 

INEC Osun State, has issued a warning to staffs and others engaged as ad hoc officials for the upcoming elections on the 9th of August governorship elections in the state against being compromised, aiding or abetting rigging during the election exercise, stating that it would disown any staff caught of such.

NYSC Redeploys Corps Members from 7 States

5 years ago /
Nation 

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Thursday, announced the redeployment of corps members from seven northern states.

Global Business Tycoon, Dangote Donates N30 Billion In Two Years

5 years ago /
Nation 

Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has doled out about N30bn to charity across the continent in the last two years, the Dangote Group has said.      

SSS Parades Kidnappers Of President Jonathan's Uncle

5 years ago /
Security 

The Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday, paraded six men alongside a security man for the abduction of an uncle to President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Nitabai Inengite, from his Otuoke home in Bayelsa State.   

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Urges Customers To Be Safety Conscious

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company says customers must be safety conscious when dealing with electricity.  

Musa Sada: Nigerian Government To Take Steps To resuscitate Ajaokuta Steel Complex

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government may be taking steps to resuscitate the Moribond Ajaokuta steel complex to key into the Jonathan administration’s transformation agenda.

Justice Gabriel Kolawole: Witnesses Will Not Have Their Faces Concealed

5 years ago /
Nation 

Prosecution witnesses brought to testify against the Kogi state university lecturer; Mohammed Nazeef accused of having links with Boko Haram will not have their faces concealed.            

INEC To Distribute Permanent Voters Card In 10 States

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will distribute permanent voters card to eligible voters in ten states of the federation between Friday May 23 and Sunday May 25, 2014.    

Grassroots Football Competition In Kogi State Helps Foster Peace And Unity

5 years ago /
Sports  

A paramount ruler in Kogi state, north central Nigeria, his royal highness Abdul Razaq Sani Isakoto, the Emir of Koton Karfe, has called on the youths of Koto in particular and those of the country in general to embrace peace and unity.

Olusegun Aganga Urges Investors To Explore Nigeria's Growth Potential

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria’s minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga has charged investors to take advantage of the World Economic Forum to explore the country’s potentials and its growing market.  

Senators Call For Development Of The Manufacturing Sector

5 years ago /
Nation 

Participants at the ongoing world economic forum for Africa holding in Abuja have been told to use the event to kick-start the exploitation and development of the nation’s abandoned resources.

State government is treating insecurity in the state with kid's gloves - Southern Kaduna coalition

5 years ago /
Security 

A coalition of community development associations, civil society and non-governmental organisations from southern Kaduna has accused the Kaduna state government of not taking action against persistent attacks on communities in the area.

Governors of north central states want terrorist activities checkmated

5 years ago /
Security 

Governors of north central states of Nigeria have asked the federal government to take urgent steps aimed at checking the activities of terrorists who have made life unbearable for the people of the zone.

FCT teams battle for spots in NPFL

5 years ago /
Sports  

Teams representing the Federal Capital Territory in the Nigerian National League have been encouraged to put in more effort as they battle to gain promotion to the Nigerian Professional Football League.

Federal High Court fixes April 8 to hear Sanusi's suit challenging his removal

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed April 8 for the continuation of the suit filed by the sacked Governor of Central Bank, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who is challenging his removal from office.

President Jonathan appoints new Group Executive Directors for NNPC

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed new Group Executive Directors for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

Nigerian National League week 6 results

5 years ago /
Sports  

It was mixed results for FCT based teams, over the weekend as the Nigeria National league NNL entered week 6.