Crisis Rocks Kogi Traditional Council over alleged Cash Inducement for Promotion

Controversy has continued to surround the upgrading of traditional stools in Kogi State as some affected traditional rulers have alleged manipulation of the process by officials of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. Gbenga Odogun of Punch Newspaper reports.  The state government had last week upgraded no fewer than 85 traditional rulers. Speaking…

Kogi Assembly Speaks on Alleged Plans to Impeach Deputy Governor

Kogi State House of Assembly has denied plotting to impeach the Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba. Briefing journalists after Thursdays plenary in Lokoja, the Chief Whip of the House, Honourable Victor Adewale Omofaiye described the speculation as unfounded and shocking. Omofaiye stated that the rumor of planned impeachment of Achuba stemmed from…

Kogi Govt. Makes U-turn on Planned Payment of Four Months Salaries

…to pay only one month now, others through table payment. …labour frowns at govt. refusal, would make position known. TheNigerianPost reports that the  joy that greeted the announcement that Kogi State Workers would get three and four months salaries to MDA’s and Tertiary institutions is now dashed as the government has made a U- turn….

Minimum Wage: Kogi Workers Stage Protest, Task Buhari

Organised Labour in Kogi on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to keep his electioneering promise to increase the minimum wage, insisting on N30,000. Onu Edoka, the Chairman, state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), made the appeal while addressing workers and government functionaries after leading them in a protest march to Government House,…