CUSTECH: Kogi Govt Tasks Contractors on Quality Work, Timely Delivery

By Stephen Adeleye. Kogi State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, has formally handed over projects’ work at the newly established Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, for rehabilitation, renovation and supply of materials in preparation for the commencement of academic activities at the institution before the end February 2021.  The ministry’s Commissioner, […]

Kogi Poly to Resume Second Semester Academic Activities January 4

The management of Kogi State Polytechnic has announced resumption of academic activities for the secon semester. In a statement signed by the institution’s acting registrar, Mr. I. O. Raji, the second semester academic programmes will continue through the e-learning platform as from Monday, 4th January, 2021. He stated that the e-learning mode of engagement will […]

Covid-19: Kogi to Reopen Schools January 18

Kogi State Government says it is not planning to shutdown schools beyond January 18, 2020, as the Second Wave of Covid-19 continues in the country. Most schools in the State, had fixed Jan 4th for resumption. But, the State Govermor Yahaya Bello while signing the 2021 budget today announced the new date. The Governor insisted […]

Keep Hope Alive, NUT Urges Kogi Teachers

Public primary school teachers in Kogi state have been Congratulated for witnessing a new year 2021 despite the myriad of human challenges of the out gone year.  The state chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Thomas Ayodele, in a new year message to primary school teachers in the 21 local government areas of the […]

Gov. Bello Appoints Prof. Salawu Sadiku Pioneer VC of Confluence University

Kogi State Government has approved the appointment of Professor Salawu Sadiku as the pioneer Vice Chancellor of the new Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara. This was made known in stated issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Folashade Ayoade on Friday. She stated that the Governor also granted approval for the […]

Budget Defense: Ag Rector Pledge to Consolidate on Gains of Reforms in Kogi Poly

The Acting Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Dr. Salisu Ogbo Usman has promised to consolidate on the gains of the ongoing reforms in the institution. He made this known, on Wednesday, during the 2021 budget defense before the Kogi State House of Assembly committee on education. The Ag. Rector identified quality assurance, improved security in […]

Protest Letter: Igala Professors Forum Writes Education Minister on FUL VC Race

The Honourable Minister of Education, Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Dear sir, On the Flawed Process of Appointment of Vice Chancellor at Federal University Lokoja: A Call for Transparency, Justice and Fair play We, the undersigned, are leaders of two frontline organizations namely: The Igala Professors Forum, and Ukomu Igala Organization. As it […]

Kogi Poly Expels 34 Students Over Exam Misconduct, Cultism, Certificate Forgery

Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 34 students over involvement in cultism, certificate forgery and examination malpractices. In a statement issued by the institution’s head of public relations, Uredo Omale, the Academic Board of Kogi State Polytechnic at its regular meeting, on Thursday, considered reports of various committees and approved the expulsion of 34 students. According […]

Prof Olayemi Durotimi Akinwumi Emerges VC Federal University Lokoja

Professor Olayemi Durotimi Akinwumi has emerged as the 3rd Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Lokoja. The announcement was made, on Friday, by the Chairman of the university’s governing council, Senator Chris Iheanyichukwu Adighije following the conclusion of the process of selection of the next Vice-Chancellor for the institution. Professor Olayemi Akinwumi, born on 20th January, 1964, is the current […]