Lokoja, Kogi KKF Indigenous Journalists Institute Awards

Practicing journalists of Lokoja and Kogi (Kotonkarfe) origin have instituted an award with the maiden conferment ceremony scheduled to hold in December, 2017. A statement released on behalf of Lokoja and Kogi (KKF) Indigenous Journalists Forum (LOKIJ) and signed by Yabagi Mohammed indicates that the body is made up of journalists from the area, irrespective…

Kogi Best Interest Group Holds Inaugural Meeting

The Kogi State Best Interest Support Group, a registered non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and a non-ethnic organization in pursuit of the promotion of good governance in Kogi State, has resolved at its inaugural meeting held on Sunday, to pursue the development and sustenance of peaceful coexistence of the people of Kogi State within and outside the…

Former Gov. Wada’s Special Adviser Arraigned Over Alleged Misappropriation of N151m

Adegbe Usman, a Senior Special Assistant to former Kogi State Governor, has been arraigned before a Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court over alleged misappropriation of N151 million belonging to Kogi state government. Usman, popularly known as Nda Paddy, who was arraigned on Friday was said to have committed the offence between June and December, 2015 while…

Gov Bello, Ooni of Ife Speak for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Special Needs

Kogi state governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello has reiterated his resolve to use his position to better the lives of the less privileged particularly children with special needs in the state. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Petra Akinti Onyebule reports.  The governor stated this in Abuja at the launch of Hayat Foundation, an initiative of…

APDA Leaders Kidnapped in Kogi

Three leaders of the Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance in Kogi State have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The abducted party chieftains are Ademu Kadir from Idah, Alilu Omo and Ocholi from Igalamela-Odolu. Confirming the abduction, the Kogi State Chairman of APDA, Abdulmumini Ibrahim, said the officers were on their way to Idah after attending the…

Kogi to Host Agric Summit

The Kogi Agricultural Development Project (Kogi ADP) has concluded plans to host an all-encompassing Agric Summit that will open up the state to local and foreign investors. The Managing Director, Kogi ADP, Mr. Oyisi Okatahi made this known to newsmen in Lokoja. He said the summit will help Kogi state consolidate on her competitive advantage…

Kogi Launches N600m ‘Project 160″

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State had flagged off the “LOKOJA PROJECT 160” aimed at developing its historical sites to further advance tourism and revenue generation. The projects which is in collaboration with the National Institute of Architecture, NIA, is expected to gulp N600 million with two years timeline; will see 160 historical relics renovated,…