#EndSARS: We Will Protect Shop Owners in the State – Kogi Govt

Kogi State government has warned hoodlums that all constitutional efforts will be geared towards protecting shop owners in the state. In a statement issued on Sunday, state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Kingsley Fanwo read the riot act warning that any violation of law and order will be met with superior resistance by law […]

Rising Cost of Food Items Caused by Unstable Govt Policies, Insecurity – Arosanyin

Former Chairman, Kogi state chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Dr Tunde Arosanyin, has identified insecurity, farmers/herdsmen clashes, poor mechanization and unstable government policies as factors responsible for the high cost of food items. Arosanyin, in a chat with newsmen on Tuesday said that other variables included poor credit facility to farmers […]

‘Made in Kogi’ International Trade Fair to Hold November

Kogi state government and the Kogi State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KOCCIMA) has commenced preparation for hosting an international trade fair in Lokoja, the state capital. The international trade and business event scheduled for the first week of November 2020 is being organized to show case and promote the abundant commercial resources […]

Midnight Fire Razes Multi-million Naira Electronic Shop in Kogi

A popular electronics mall in Lokoja, the Kogi capital, Pee Links, was on Friday night, razed in a fire accident. The incident occurred two days after no fewer than 23 people died in a fuel tanker explosion in Felele, along the Lokoja-Abuja highway. An eyewitness said residents watched helplessly as the three-storey electronic shop was […]

Why We Seal Off Union Bank Branches In Kogi – KGIRS

The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service on Friday explained that the sealing off of all the Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Branches in the state by the organization is in line with the Court Judgment obtained from the State High Court to carry out the action. The Director Legal Services of the organization, Barrister Isa […]

Nigerian Govt Pledges Support for Kogi Iron’s Agbaja Steel Project

The Nigerian Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has recognised the effort that Australia-based Kogi Iron is making to contribute to the diversification of the country’s economy through the proposed Agbaja cast steel project. The company received a formal letter at the end of August from Mining Minister Olamilekan Adgebite, stating that the MMSD […]

Kogi Iron Nears Trial Mining Completion

ASX-listed Kogi Iron has advised that it is nearing the end of its small-scale trial iron-ore mining at the Agbaja Cast Steel project in Kogi State, Nigeria. The company is in the process of conducting trial mining on site, as well as various community activities, including water clarification and flow tests before the Irimi-Okpaka Water […]

Kogi Bakers Demand N500k to Allow ‘Abuja Bread’ Into State

The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria, Kogi state chapter, has asked non-Kogi bakers to register with N500,000 before bringing in their products.  In a letter dated August 15, the association told one of the non-Kogi bakers to show evidence of payment of the registration fee, adding: “Failure to do this, your products […]