Kogi MIREMCO Boss Advocates Renewed Support for Mining Stakeholders

Chairman of Kogi State Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO), Hajiya Hassiat Ozavize Suleiman has advocated sustainable empowerment of stakeholders in Nigeria mining sector in order to actualise the delivery template of both state and federal governments. The call was made yesterday during a stakeholders’ meeting intended to formalise artisanal and small-scale mining clusters […]

Kogi: FG to Establish Gold Processing Facilities in Mopamuro

The Federal Government is set to establish gold processing cluster in Mopamuro local government area of Kogi State as part of its programmes in job creation and solid mineral development in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade disclosed this during her courtesy visit on Governor Yahaya […]

FG Employs, Trains Volunteers to Monitor Impacts of N-SIP in Kogi

By Stephen Adeleye. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has employed and trained some youth volunteers to monitor the impacts of the integrated National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIP) on the people of Kogi State. The Minister of the humanitarian ministry, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, at the training venue on Saturday in Lokoja, […]

Kogi Receives N4.2b January 2021 Allocation

The Kogi State Government has confirmed the receipt of N4.4 billion as gross distributable statutory allocation for the month of September 2020 from the federation account. This was disclosed in a statement by Mukadam Asiwaju Idris, the state Commissioner for Finance, Budget and Economic Planning. Giving a breakdown of the fund, Idris said the state […]

Gov Bello Approves Establishment of Kogi Council of Information

KGovernor Yahaya Bello has approved the establishment of the Kogi State Council of Information to ensure effective dissemination of information and grassroots sensitization. Governor Bello, by the establishment of the Council has become the first State Governor to domesticate the Council. Briefing newsmen in his office on Monday, the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, […]

Gov. Bello Sacks Kogi United, Confluence Queens Managements

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has sacked the managements of Kogi United FC and Confluence Queens FC. Secretary to the State Government, Folashade Ayoade, announced the sack in a statement on Tuesday. Mrs. Ayoade did not state the reason for the government’s action. In Kogi, sports enthusiasts told the News Agency of Nigeria that the […]

KEDA: Simba Group Seeks Partnership With Kogi Govt on Wealth Creation

Simba Group of Companies has given assurance of the firm’s readiness to partner with Kogi state government to achieve its wealth creation objective. The company’s Group Head, Mr. Pradeep San gave the assurance during a strategic meeting between Kogi Enterprise Development Agency (KEDA), Wandel International Nigeria Ltd and Simba Group of Companies in Lokoja on […]

Kogi Govt Signs $72m Loan With IFAD, World Bank to Improve Local Economy

Kogi state government has announced that it has signed two separate subsidiary loan agreements with World Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The loans, valued at $62 million and $10 million respectively, will boost over 500 kilometres of rural roads and agriculture development to fight food security in the state. The state […]

Kogi Governor Appoints New Head of Service

Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello has approved the appointment of Mrs. Hannah Onyinoyi Odiyo as the new Head of Service. This was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the state government, Mrs. Folashade Ayoade and made available to newsmen on Thursday. She was until her appointment the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture. Mrs […]

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