BREAKING: End SARS: Protesters block Kogi govt house, denies security operatives access

Youths numbering over 1000 have barricaded the Kogi State Government House protesting against SARS brutality in the state. The youths who blocked the gate of the government house denied everyone, including security operatives, government officials, access into the complex. They are insisting that the disbandment of SARS by the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu... Continue Reading →

Kogi PDP Vice-Chair Dies Playing Lawn Tennis

The Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State, Chief Kola Ojo, is dead. The Cable reports that a statement by the state Publicity Secretary of the party,  Mr. Bode Ogunmola, in Lokoja on Wednesday said Ojo slumped and died in Lagos on  Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. Ojo, a legal practitioner, was... Continue Reading →

Gov. Yahaya Bello Loses His Sister, Hajia Rabiat Bello

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Monday night lost his elder sister, Hajia Rabiat Bello, following a protracted illness. A statement signed by Bello and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, on Tuesday in Lokoja confirmed the death The Nation reports. The governor said the... Continue Reading →

Kogi Government House Hold First Carol Service In 28 Years

The Kogi State Government, Lokoja on Saturday night, held its Maiden Christmas Carol Service at the new Chapel of Peace and Unity in 28 years. In his goodwill message, the Governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, thanked God for the privilege to build a house of worship for God, saying that he welcomed the worshipers... Continue Reading →

Watch Shocking Moment Kogi State University Student Was Allegedly Shot Dead By Unknown Attacker

A video making rounds online captured the moment a Kogi State University student was allegedly shot dead by a yet-to-be-identified attacker. Other students were spotted watching from afar as the attack led to pandemonium in the school community. Twitter user @IamFemiBright who shared the video tweeted; Clip shows a student of Kogi state University who... Continue Reading →

“Dino Melaye Is My Political Houseboy” – Adeyemi Smart As He Begs Nigerians To Forgive Dino

Newly elected senator for Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi, Sunday stated that Dino Melaye was unable to manage his earlier election into the senate but decided to ruin it with unnecessary recklessness Sundiata Post reports. Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Melaye had won the... Continue Reading →

INEC Declares Kogi West Senatorial Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi West senatorial rerun election inconclusive Punch NG reports. According to the returning officer, Professor Olayinde Lawal, the margin between the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Smart Adeyemi and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Dino Melaye is 20,570. He announced that Mr.... Continue Reading →

#2019KogiDecides – 30 ‘Missing’ INEC Staff Found

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has found 30 of its staff who were declared unaccounted for, following violent attacks on their duty posts in Saturday’s Governorship election in Kogi state Premium Times reports. Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, in a statement Sunday in Abuja, said the staffs... Continue Reading →

“Forgive Gov. Bello, He Is Young” – El-Rufai and Aisha Buhari Kneels Down To Beg Kogi Voters

APC is set to push their man, Yahaya Bello across the finish line come Saturday, 16th of November when the voters will come out to cast their vote for the governorship and senatorial elections Channels TV reports. El-Rufai said the Yahaya Bello is still young and he is prone to mistake, however, he is pleading... Continue Reading →

2 Days To Kogi Election, Senate Approves Buhari’s N10bn Project Refund For Kogi State

The Senate at its plenary on Wednesday, approved the sum of N10 billion for Kogi State, as a refund for projects the state government executed on behalf of the Federal Government Channels TV reports. President Muhammadu Buhari, had, earlier on October 15, through a letter sent to the Senate, seeking the approval for the payment... Continue Reading →

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