Rainstorm kills pregnant woman, 4 others in Lokoja

Rain storm has reportedly killed five people, including a pregnant woman in Lokoja, Kogi State. The incident happened on Saturday when the first rain of the year fail and left tragedy behind. Punch reports that the victims were said to have been trapped when a big tree fell across the road at Hydro Junction, Lokoja,…

Governor Bello Saves 10-Month Old Baby at State Staff Appeals Committee Center

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello A Kogi State civil servant, Mrs. Habibat Abubakar Abdulkareem, had her fervent prayers answered on Monday, 6th February, when the Governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, promised to foot the medical bills of her 10-month-old son, Abdulfatai Abdulkareem, who is suffering from a hole in the heart. The Governor…

Kogi Assembly condemns abduction of council workers

The Kogi House of Assembly has condemned the abduction of four workers of Mopa-Muro Local Government Council on their way to Lokoja for staff audit. The House condemned the incident in a resolution to the state government on Wednesday in Lokoja. It called for a quick intervention in the deteriorating security situation in the state.……

Court Sentence Man To 3 Years Imprisonment

Wilson Ujuwaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured the conviction of one Abdulhamid Mohammed before Honourable Justice Usman Malam Na-Abba of the Kano State High Court on a two count charge of Criminal Breach of Trust and Cheating. Abdulhamid was convicted by the court and sentenced to three years imprisonment or pay…

NPFL: Niger Tornadoes to retain Lokoja as home venue

Niger Tornadoes have announced they will continue to play their home games, at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja next season. The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, adopted the stadium as their home venue last season, because of the renovation work currently going on at their Bako Kontagora Memorial Stadium. Tornadoes were expected to return…

Two crushed to death as car rams into truck along Abuja – Lokoja highway

Two persons were crushed to death in a fatal motor accident, which occurred on Sunday evening at Gada-Biyu village, along the ever-busy Abuja – Lokoja road. According to an eyewitness, the accident happened at about 4:00p.m., when a Toyota Corolla car lost control and rammed into a stationed trailer. He said the driver, who was…

Kogi Revokes N100million Water Works Maintenance Contract

2nd left is Barr Deedat Ozigi, with Gov Bello  Kogi Government said it had revoked the contract for the maintenance of Greater Lokoja Water Works by CGC, a Chinese firm, due to the N100 million monthly maintenance cost of the plant.The state’s Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr Salami Ozigi, disclosed this in an interview with…

Bear With Us as We Fix Lokoja Roads – Gov Bello

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has asked all road users in Lokoja, the state capital, to exercise patience and understanding with the slow-moving vehicular traffic occasioned by the various ongoing road repairs within the city.The Governor, who spoke through a press release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Petra Akinti Onyegbule, said…

Man remanded in prison for killing his two daughters in Lokoja

A Lokoja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 29-year-old applicant, Anyaogu Samuel in prison for allegedly killing his two daughters. The accused was brought to the court by the police for allegedly killing his nine months old daughter, Chinoso, and two-year-old Miracle. The police prosecutor, Sgt. Tuesday Ganagana, told the court that the children…

NIHSA Begins Flood Sensitisation in Kogi

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA has called on Nigerians, including those inhabiting flood probe areas, to  change their attitude by heeding early warning of flood.Leading the agency’s team to Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, on the 2016 flood sensitisation campaign, the director general, Mr. Moses Oluwatoyin Beckley, admonished Nigerians on the dangers of old…