Kogi Farmers Lament Attacks By Suspected Fulani Herders

  Dayo Emmanuel Farmers in Egbe, Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State under the aegis of Egbe Farmers Association have called on Nigerian authorities to rescue them from suspected Fulani herders ravaging their farmlands, killing and kidnapping their members. The farmers recently staged a peaceful demonstration at the palace of the traditional ruler, […]

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How Robbers Met Waterloo After Kogi Bank Robbery…Eye Witness Report

The last has not been heard about the 14th December coordinated bank robbery in Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State. The incidence which did not enjoy much media reportage is one the entire Local Government Areas in Kogi West Senatorial District may not forget in a hurry. Three banks and two police stations […]

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Kogi Govt Names Amb Olusiji Aina Alternate Chairman, Economic Advisory Council

In order to further strengthen the economy of Kogi State, North Central Nigeria, the state government has constituted an Economic and Advisory Council (EAC) to work with the government on deliberate economic planning. Ambassador Olusiji Godwin Aina is to work as Alternate Chairman of the council. In a statement released by the Commissioner of Information, […]


Protest Against Irukera’s Disqualification Yields Results As APC Declares Him Fit

Oloruntimilehin Ayomide The protest of supporters of an aspirant in the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Babatunde Irukera over his earlier disqualification has yielded the desired result. This is because the leadership of the ruling party heeded the call of the protesters and cleared him earlier Thursday for the contest. Irukera’s […]

Osinbajo’s Helicopter Crash-lands In Kogi

An helicopter carrying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to a campaign rally in Kogi State has crash landed in Kabba.

The VP and all the occupants of the chopper are safe, according to a tweet by his spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande.

He said the VP continued on his campaign trip after the incident.

“VP Osinbajo’s chopper crash lands in Kabba. But the entire crew are safe.

He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in Kogi State,”Akande tweeted.


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Police Killers Sell Human Parts, Own Hotels, Fuel Stations

Tayo Olanipekun Police on Friday paraded 16 suspects for killings and harvesting sex organs of innocent people, selling same for ritual purposes in Ankpa town and environs of Kogi State. In a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, police said the leaders of the suspects have acquired properties suspected to be […]

Winners Chapel Donates Relief Materials To Kogi Flood Victims

Dayo Emmanuel The Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, Lokogoma, Lokoja has donated eight 50kg bags of rice to flood victims in the state. This is the church’s gesture to cushion the effects of the recent flooding in Kogi State. The donation of the foodstuff on Thursday in Lokoja was a development welcomed […]

Unemployment: Dangote Rice Launches Youth Graduates Rice Farming Project In Kogi

A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited (www.Dangote.com) in Kogi State. This is even as the Company prepares to hit the market with One million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018. The Dangote Youth Rice Farm project, […]

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Hoodlums Sack Kogi Assembly, Beat Legislators Silly

The Kogi State House of Assembly was on Tuesday invaded by hoodlums, who disrupted its plenary sitting and beat up members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Speaker of the House, Alhaji Umar Imam, narrowly escaped when the hoodlums attacked. The member representing Igalamela-Odolu state constituency, Friday Sani, was however unlucky as the […]