Smart Adeyemi Defends Yahaya Bello, Calls Abia Governor a ‘Drunkard’

Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC/Kogi West), on Tuesday, described Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State as a “champagne drinking man.” While making his contribution to a motion on ‘Urgent need for the restoration and revalidation of the Safe School Initiative in Nigeria’, Adeyemi veered off from the issue and attacked Abia Governor. The motion was sponsored […]

NJC Recommends Justice Olusiyi for Appointment as Kogi CJ

The National Judicial Council (NJC), on Monday, released the names of judicial officers recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors for appointment into various offices in the federal and states judiciary. Those shortlisted include Justice Henry Olusiyi as Chief Judge of Kogi State; Justice Aisha Bwari as Chief Judge of Niger State, and Kadi […]

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 […]

13 Years After, Rep Halims Calls for Completion of Abandoned Bagana-Guto Bridge

By A. M. Nasiru. The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Steel Development, Hon Abdullahi Ibrahim Ali Halims has called for resumption of construction work on the abandoned Bagana-Guto bridge. Halims, who represents Ankpa federal constituency in the green chamber, in a motion moved during plenary on Wednesday. In a passionate appeal, Halims […]

Oseni Commends Colleagues as Bill for Steel Varsity Ajaokuta Scales 2nd Reading

Senator Yakubu Oseni has described the support of other senators for his bill seeking the establishment of Nigeria Steel University, Ajaokuta as ‘patriotic zeal’. The bill for establishment of Nigeria Steel University, Ajaokuta scaled second reading at the upper chamber of the National Assembly on Thursday. Addressing newsmen in Abuja after Thursday plenary, Oseni said […]

Reps Adopt Zacharias’ Motion for Construction of Ibaji-Anambra Road

The House of Representatives has adopted a motion by the member representing Idah federal constituency of Kogi State, Hon David Idris Zacharias for the construction of road from Ibaji in Kogi state to Anambra state to boost social and economic activities between the two states. The motion which was titled “Need to construct the road […]

Kogi Governor Presents 2021 Budget Proposal to State Assembly

Governor Yahaya Bello has presented a budget proposal of N130.5 billion as against N122.9 billion of the Amended Budget for year 2020 as the 2021 budget to the Kogi State House of Assembly. The presentation was made on Tuesday in Lokoja. The 2021 appropriation bill christened “Budget of Accelerated Recovery” represents an increase of N7,575,110,017 […]

PASAN President Insists on State Assembly Autonomy, Inaugurates Kogi Exco

By Bayo Aka. National President, Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), Comrade Adams Usman has inaugurated the newly elected executive members of Kogi chapter of the union that will run its affairs for the next three years. Usman declared that granting administrative and financial autonomy to state assemblies is constitutional. He made this declaration during […]

N3bn Stalling Resuscitation of Ajaokuta Steel – Senate

The Senate has said that N3billion which is not provided for the reactivation of the 21 plants next year of the multi-million dollars Ajaokuta Iron and Steel Project which has been under construction for close to 40 years will stop the resuscitation of the project. According to the Senate, if this is not addressed quickly […]

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