News - Kogi

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.

Judiciary elevation: 25 new Judges for the Appeal court

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of 25 justices to the court of appeal.

DANGOTE CEMENT PIONEERS FIRST 52.5 GRADE CEMENT IN AFRICA

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Dangote Cement Plc has commenced the production of 52.5 cement grade in the country making it the first manufacturer of this grade in Africa.

TERRORISM CHARGE: COURT TO RULE ON NAZEEF'S REQUEST FOR CLOSED TRIAL ON MARCH 18.

5 years ago /
Security 

A federal prosecutor has requested the court to exclude the public from the trial of Mohammed Nazeef a lecturer with Kogi state university accused of links with Boko Haram. 

FG promises to make necessary amendments to the SURE-P initiative

6 years ago /
Nation 

Speaking through the Minister of Labor and Productivity Emeka Wogu, President Jonathan said his administration is determined to impact positively on the infrastructural needs of the country. He urged the national assembly to expedite action on the 2014 budget stressing that the introduction of SURE-P is to mitigate the suffering of Nigerians.

National Teachers Institute commences thorough training of Maths and Science Teachers

6 years ago /
Education 

The National Teachers Institute says the objective of its national training on strengthening mathematics and science education in Nigeria is to enable students appreciate the importance of science education.

SSS cautioned for detaining suspects without cause

6 years ago /
Security 

The federal high court in Abuja has set free three terrorism suspects arrested last year at the Kogi State University by the State Security Service (SSS). 

Director General of National Teachers Institute calls for better quality of teachers

6 years ago /
Education 

The Director General of the National Teachers Institute, Ladan Sharehu has called for the continued strengthening of science and national teachers training in the country.

 

Date for the NWFL Congress set for February 1

6 years ago /
Sports  

The general congress of the board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has been scheduled for Lokoja, the Kogi state capital.

Full script of Edwin Clark's letter to Obasanjo

6 years ago /
Politics 

My Dear Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,                                                   LET THE TRUTH BE TOLD BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

 

PDP CRISIS: JONATHAN MEETS GOVERNORS SULE LAMIDO, BABANGIDA ALIYU

6 years ago /
Politics 

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday night held a crucial meeting with two of the aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sule Lamido of Jigawa state and Babangida Aliyu of Niger state.

NIGERIA: Senate considers the creation of another Financial Crimes Agency

6 years ago /
Nation 

A bill to establish the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Agency as the central body for gathering financial information has scaled the second reading at the senate.

 

NIGERIA: CASE AGAINST BOKO HARAM SUSPECT STALLS AS HE IS UNABLE TO SECURE COUNSEL

6 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Boko Haram suspect Abdulmannan Obadiki will be arraigned before the Federal High Court Abuja on December 12 in connection with the attack on the Deeper Life Church, Lokoja, Kogi state, in 2012.

NIGERIA:" WE WILL MAKE THE PENALTY FOR SEX OFFENCES AS STIFF AS POSSIBLE" - SENATE

6 years ago /
Nation 

The media has been awash with news of heinous sexual offences lately, forcing the Nigerian Senate to spring into action.

NIGERIA: SSS CLAIMS TO HAVE UNCOVERED BOKO HARAM SECT IN KOGI STATE

6 years ago /
Security 

The State Security Service SSS announced that it has uncovered a Boko Haram cell plotting to launch deadly attacks in Kogi state, North Central Nigeria.

NIGERIA POLICE REFORM: SENATE TO INVESTIGATE N130Bn SPENT BETWEEN 2011 TO 2013

6 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Senate says restructuring the police force will cost about N1.3billion (one point three trillion naira).