Eid-el-Kabir: Rep. Halims, Abagwu, Ajigi, Others Greet Muslims, Calls for Peace, Sacrifice

Eid-el-Kabir: Rep. Halims, Abagwu, Ajigi, Others Greet Muslims, Calls for Peace, Sacrifice

The member representing Ankpa-Omala-Olamaboro Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Abdullahi Ibrahim Halims has felicitated with Muslim faithfuls marking Eid-el-Kabir celebration. In an Eid-el-Kabir message issued on Monday, the lawmaker prayed that “Almighty Allah will accept the pilgrimage of those in the holy land and bless the efforts of those who will offer […]

Prof Ocheni Inaugurates 110 Capacity ICT Centre at Auchi Polytechnic

Prof Ocheni Inaugurates 110 Capacity ICT Centre at Auchi Polytechnic

The Federal Polytechnic, Auchi has inaugurated a 110-capacity Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre for the use of students. The ICT center was inaugurated alongside three motorcycles to enhance security in the campus by the Polytechnic Governing Council Chairman, Professor Steven Ocheni. The polytechnic disclosed this in a press statement endorsed by the Polytechnic Spokesman, […]

Reconstruction of Lokoja Township Roads Progressing Appreciably – Ohere

Reconstruction of Lokoja Township Roads Progressing Appreciably – Ohere

By Abdulrahim Omeiza Habib. Kogi state government has reiterated its resolve to make all roads in the state accessible for motorists and pedestrians. The state Commissioner for Works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar Ohere, made this known while inspecting ongoing reconstruction of Kpata-Paparanda Square road in Lokoja on Saturday. He noted with pleasure that the reconstruction […]

FG Empowers 99 Youths on Technical Capacity Building in Metal Sector

FG Empowers 99 Youths on Technical Capacity Building in Metal Sector

By Stephen Adeleye. No fewer than 99 Nigerian youths have been trained by the Federal Government on technical capacity building in the metal sector on welding & fabrication, metal machining, and foundry & pattern technologies. Dr. Uche Ogah, the Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) disclosed this at the closing ceremony […]

Security and Forensic Studies Nigeria Inducts Adavi LG Chairman as Fellow

Security and Forensic Studies Nigeria Inducts Adavi LG Chairman as Fellow

The Executive Chairman of Adavi local government council, Hon. Joseph Omuya Salami has been inducted as a fellow of security/forensic by Security and Forensic Studies Nigeria. The council chairman also obtained certificates in peace and reconciliation, accounting and auditing from the same institution. The induction and award took place during the 2021 mid-year international summit […]

Death, Be Not Proud: Tribute to Ishaq and Ismaila

Death, Be Not Proud: Tribute to Ishaq and Ismaila

The death of Ishaq, popularly known as SK, and Ismaila in a fatal motor accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon around Ilesha, Osun State has once again thrown my country home, Ajobe in Ankpa local government of Kogi State, into mourning. Though death has become the usual meal on Nigeria’s menu, but the death of […]

Group Commends Senator Oseni’s Position on Electoral Amendment Bill

Group Commends Senator Oseni’s Position on Electoral Amendment Bill

By Arongwu Adams. A socio-political group, Ebira To The World, has commended Senator Yakubu Oseni (Kogi Central/APC) for his contribution on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.   In a communique signed by the chairman, Comrade James Mohammed, the group said the senator’s vote against e-transmission of election votes was not for no reason, adding that the […]

ICDA: ‘I Didn’t Snub Eje Dekina, Disregard Traditional Institution’ – Dr. Oyiguh

ICDA: ‘I Didn’t Snub Eje Dekina, Disregard Traditional Institution’ – Dr. Oyiguh

By Labaran Tijani, Lokoja. The Chairman of Incorporated Trustees of Igala Cultural Development Association (ICDA), Dr Omakoji Oyiguh has described the statement making the rounds, purported to be emanating from Eje Dekina and Acting Chairman Igala Area Traditional Council of Chiefs, Dr Usman Obaje that he deliberately refused to attend the association’s meeting at Anyigba […]

Kidnapped Kogi Monarch Regains Freedom

Kidnapped Kogi Monarch Regains Freedom

The abducted first class traditional ruler in Kogi state, Adogu of Eganyi, HRH Muhammed Adambe has regained his freedom. He was released on Saturday evening after 5 days in captivity. A source close to the palace quoted the traditional ruler as saying that “after a very tong and tortuous journey into the bush his captors […]

Motorists Begs Kogi Governor to Check Incessant Harassment, Extortion by VIO Officers

Motorists Begs Kogi Governor to Check Incessant Harassment, Extortion by VIO Officers

Motorists in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, have called on Governor Yahaya Bello to probe the activities of Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO). They decried the incessant harassment and extortion by VIO officers who have become notorious for sharp practices on the roads. Some of the car owners who spoke with our correspondent complained bitterly about […]