Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied reports in some quarters that he was helping to establish Ruga settlements across the country. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), had alleged that the office of the Vice President was helping herdsmen to create the Ruga settlement across the […]
The Kogi state government says it has confirmed four cases of Lassa fever since the outbreak of the disease in the north-central state this year. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the state commissioner for health, Saka Audu, made this known at a joint news conference on Thursday in Lokoja on ‘flood, Lassa and other epidemic-prone […]
The chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), information and voters education has disclosed November 2, 2019 Kogi, Bayelsa state governorship election. Africa News24 gathered that the information and voters education committee chairman said parties interested in fielding candidates for the polls are expected to hold their primaries between August 2 and August 29, while campaigns […]
One week after the chopper carrying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi state, Amina Bello, wife of Yahaya Bello, the governor of the state, has been involved in a car accident in the area.
The chopper carrying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and members of his team crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi state. Laolu Akande, the senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity, disclosed this on Twitter a few minutes ago. The Presidential spokesman said the Vice President and his entire crew are safe, adding that Osinbajo has continued […]
The APC candidate for Kogi West Senatorial District in the forthcoming general elections, Senator Smart Adeyemi today attended the inauguration of the campaign council at the Lokoja Local Government APC secretariat. Senator Adeyemi was received by hundreds of supporters, including excited members of the community and various support groups who swarmed the party secretariat. At […]
Former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the Igbo to be wary of promises from the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has called on All Progressives Congress (APC) members to bury their differences and work for the success of the party in the 2019 general election.
http://Dino Melaye Granted Bail The trial judge in the gun-running allegation against the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has granted the bail application in his favour. Justice Nasir Ajana, who ruled on the bail application before a Lokoja High Court on Thursday (today) in Lokoja, based his ruling on the conviction as submitted by […]
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has expressed the resolve of his administration to recover the resources of the state, looted by previous government. The decision, which he explained was not a ploy to witch hunt anyone, is intended to entrench the culture of transparency and accountable in governance. Governor Bello disclosed this today, 19th September, […]
The Kogi State Government has declared its readiness to ensure the industrial peace enjoyed in the state is not threatened by any industrial action by the organised labour. Reacting to the threat by labor to go on an indefinite strike in Kogi State, the Director General on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo […]
The immediate younger brother of the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the November 21st 2015 election, Late Prince Abubakar Audu, has declared support for Governor Yahaya Bello. Prince Yahaya Audu was in Government House Lokoja, where he received the posthumous award conferred on the late leader by Governor Bello during the 25th Anniversary Celebrations of the state creation. He said the family was humbled […]