Govt Orders Rehabilitation of Razed Kogi School, Absolves Fulani Herdsmen

Kogi State Government has frowned at the hasty conclusion that Government Secondary School, Iluke Bunu, was burnt by Fulani herdsmen. In its preliminary reports released by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, Kogi state government said such unconfirmed conclusion could spark tension in the state. Fanwo stated that Governor Yahaya Bello has directed […]

Ohere Hails Gov. Bello as Kogi Govt Lists 30 Roads for Construction

Kogi State Commissioner for Works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar Ohere has expressed appreciation to Gov. Yahaya Bello for the release of funds for the construction of over thirty roads across the state. While briefing newsmen in Lokoja on Wednesday, Ohere described Gov. Bello as a promise keeper and a leader who is committed and working […]

Gov Bello Awards Contract, Approves Fund for Ganaja Fly Over Bridge

Governor Yahaya Bello has approved the release of N1.3billion Naira for the construction of Ganaja flyover bridge in Lokoja, Kogi state. In a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, Asiwaju Asiru Idris, in Lokoja on Tuesday, the fund for the Ganaja flyover project is part of the N3.8billion released […]

Kogi Govt Rescues 24 Hostages, 4 Kidnapped Children (Photos)

Kogi state government has assured residents and travellers of its avowed commitment to always defeat criminality in the state with the government’s enhance water-tight security architecture.  The State Commissioner for Information and Commnications, Kingsley Fanwo made this known in Lokoja on Monday while briefing newsmen on the successful security operation that led to the rescue […]

Kogi Govt, FRSC Partner to Reduce Road Accidents

By Rotimi Odofin and Yemi Balogun. Worried by the alarming rate of road accidents on the major highways in Kogi State, the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Hon Kingsley Fanwo, paid a working visit to the Sector Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Solomon Aguye in Lokoja as part of measures to […]

‘Kogi is Irreversibly Committed to Revamping Technical Education’ – Commissioner

By Stephen Adeleye. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Wemi Jones, on Wednesday restated the commitment of the state’s Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, to revamping education especially technical education in the state. Jones gave the assurance after he led a team on an inspection tour of the infrastructural facilities at the two Government […]

Kogi Govt Appeals to Ochaja Community to Protect Public Facilities

By Stephen Adeleye. Kogi State Government on Tuesday appealed to communities in the state to protect public institutions by taking ownership of the facilities and ensure adequate security. The State’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Jones, made the appeal at the palace of Onu Ochaja, HRH Chief Yahaya Ibrahim, during an inspection […]

Teina Presents 23 Operational Vehicles to Security Agencies in Kogi

By Ojochide Audu. In an effort to combat crime in the state, Chairman, Kogi State Security Trust Fund, Hon. Teina Abdulmalik, has presented 23 refurbished operational vehicles, tyres and batteries to security agencies in the state. The operational vehicles are given out to enhance security agencies’ operational efficiency in the fight against crime and criminality in […]

Resumption: Government Suspends School Assembly, Visiting Days

The Federal Government has listed measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as schools prepare to re-open on January 18, 2021. The measures were contained in a statement on Thursday by the Federal Ministry of Education, after a stakeholders meeting where the resumption of educational activities was reconfirmed. According to the statement […]