Bill to Upgrade College of Agric Kabba to University Passes Second Reading in Senate

A bill for the upgrade of Ahmadu Bello College of Agriculture, Kabba to a full-fledged specialized university passed second reading on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday. The bill sponsored by Senator representing Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi was presented for first reading, last January. The College of Agriculture, Kabba was established by the Premier […]

Kogi Lawmaker Begs Colleagues to Assist Journalist Battling With Cancer

Member representing Ijumu constituency in the Kogi State House of Assembly, Olusola Kilani has called on fellow lawmakers to assist a journalist, Samuel Enimola who has been battling with sininasal cancer. Presenting the case as a matter of urgent public importance on the floor of the House during plenary on Tuesday, Kilani stated that Enimola, […]

Strange Illness Hits Kogi Community, 50 Dead

Over 50 persons have lost their lives to a strange illness in Ette community, Olamaboro local government area of Kogi state. The lawmaker representing Olamaboro Constituency, Anthony Alewo Ujah, made this known in a motion of urgent public importance presented on the floor of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday. Ujah explained that […]

VAPP Bill: Mercy Corps Calls for Establishment of Sexual Assault Referral Centers in Kogi

An international nongovernmental organization, Mercy Corps, has called for the establishment of sexual assault referral centers. Mercy Corps made the call while presenting its recommendations during the public hearing on violence against persons prohibition bill at the Kogi State House of Assembly. In its recommendation, Mercy Corps explained that the sexual assault referral centers (SARCs) […]

Cyber Security: Senate, Stakeholders Propose Bill to Domesticate Nigeria ICT Facilities

In order to forestall possible external onslaught on the Nigeria’s cyber space and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) architecture, the Senate and stakeholders in the digital sector have concluded plans to propose bill to domesticate Nigeria ICT facilities. The conclusion was reached yesterday in Abuja at the end of a four-day international legislative-stakeholders conference on […]

ICT Senate C’ttee Convokes Conference on Digital Tech, Cyber Security

In furtherance of its mandate to galvanise a comprehensive and broad-based approach to addressing Nigeria’s digital technology and cyber security crises, the Senate Committee on Information and Communication Technology/Cybercrime has organized international legislative-stakeholders conference on digital technology and cyber security. The four-day programme which commenced yesterday at the Nigeria Air force (NAF) Conference Centre in […]

Lawmakers Seek for Help as Flood Sacks More Communities in Kogi

The lawmaker representing Kogi (Koton Karfe) local government area of Kogi state, Hon Tanko Mohammed was moved to tears on Wednesday as he lamented on the plight of his constituents who have been sacked by a rampaging flood. He begged his colleagues on the floor of the House to prevail on the State, Federal Governments […]