Tag Archives: Kogi

Senators resolve to alleviate the plight of Kogi workers, donate 1,260 bags of rice

Senators on Wednesday, resolved to alleviate the plight of workers in Kogi following the non payment of salaries by the state government and have therefore donated 1,260 bags of rice to the workers. The lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, ...

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Kogi Magistrate abducted, N100m ransom demanded

The abductors of Sam Unwuchola, a Magistrate with Kogi judiciary, have demanded for N100 million ransom. He was kidnapped at Jimgbe, near Salem University, on the Ajaokuta-Lokoja road around 7pm on Thursday. According to a source in the state judiciary, ...

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Two killed in Kogi road crash

Two persons died on-the-spot on Sunday in an accident which occurred on the Ajaokuta/Ayangba Road in Kogi State. The Kogi Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Olusegun Martins, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria. He ...

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Proceed with Melaye’s recall process, court tells INEC

A federal high court in Abuja has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to proceed with the process of recalling Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West in the upper legislative chamber. In June, the government of Kogi state claimed ...

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Court fixes Sept. 11 for judgment on Melaye’s recall

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Sept. 11 to deliver judgment in the suit filed by Sen. Dino Melaye (APC- Kogi), challenging his planned recall by some voters in his constituency. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, fixed the September date after ...

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Death toll in Kogi petrol tanker accident rises

The Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC) on Saturday said the death toll in the Friday petrol tanker accident in Felele area of Lokoja, has risen to 13. The state FRSC Sector Commander, Olusegun Martins, told journalists in Lokoja that ...

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How to recall a senator – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is not aware of any moves to recall Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity (VEP), Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said this in an interview with ...

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MALARIA: Kogi to distribute 2.2m mosquito nets

Two million and two hundred thousand Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs are to be shared to Kogi communities in the campaign to eliminate malaria in the state. Mr Godwin Aidemagbon, Team Lead, National Campaign Immunisation Team/Presidential Malaria Initiative, said at ...

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Mother, children and neighbours die after taking amala

Six people , including a mother, three of her children and two of their neighbours on Tuesday lost their lives in Ogaminana area of Okene in Kogi after eating a meal made from cassava flour. The Public Relations Officer of ...

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Audu’s burial postponed as ‘prayer man’ tries to revive him

There is pandemonium in Ogbonicha, the home of the All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate in the Saturday election in Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, following the delay in the burial of the politician, who died Sunday evening. Audu’s burial was initially ...

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