Tag Archives: Kogi State

Shock & Outrage Greet Kogi Governor Bello’s Offer To Be Leader Of #EndSARS Movement

Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello has been criticized for volunteering to be the leader in on the #EndSARS protests erupting around the country. Speaking in a statewide address on Monday October 19, Bello had reiterated that it is time the leaders of the protesters come out to engage with the government. The governor who also stated…

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COVID-19: Kogi Schools To Reopen From September 14

The Kogi State Government has said that schools at all levels would reopen on September 14, after evaluating the situation and recording no new cases of COVID-19. Recall that schools, which where earlier closed to stop the spread of the ravaging pandemic. Wemi Jones, the state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology on Tuesday, announced that the…

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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Says COVID-19 Is Only Out To Create Panic

Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State, has alleged that the global pandemic, COVID-19 is an artificial creation which is aimed at causing fear and panic among people. This is as the governor said the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajana, did not die of coronavirus. On Tuesday, Bello spoke at the third-day prayers for the repose…

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Kogi State Governor Lifts Lockdown In LGA, Insists State Is COVID-19 Free

The Government of Kogi state has lifted the lockdown imposed on Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area of the state over suspected cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The update was disclosed by Governor Yahaya Bello at the Government House in Lokoja, where he said the decision of lifting the lockdown in the local government area was reached after samples which were tested…

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GRAPHIC: Many Feared Dead As Robbers Attack Bank, Police Station In Kogi

A fatal attack by unkown gunmen at a Bank branch in Isanlu town in Yagba East local government area of Kogi State and a police station in the town on Thursday June 4, has left many dead. Though details of the attack is still sketchy at the moment, many online reports claim that the robbers first stormed Isanlu Divisional…

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Kogi Commissioner Who Assaulted, Raped Lady Over Facebook Post Arrested & Interrogated

Abdulmumuni Danga, Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, who assaulted and raped a lady over a Facebook post was arrested but later released by the police, Sahara TV reports. The police however noted that they would be charging Danga to court within three weeks after he was interrogated at the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Gender Unit,…

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Kogi State Suspends Commissioner Accused Of Kidnapping, Brutalizing And Raping A Lady

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has ordered the suspension of Mr. Abdulmumuni Danga, Commissioner for Water Resources in the state over the reports that he assaulted and raped a lady because of an advisory Facebook post. The lady, identified as Elizabeth Oyeniyi, was reported to have been kidnapped and coerced into making a public…

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I Knew About Osinbajo’s Helicopter Crash Before It Happened – Adeboye

The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye, has said that he had a premonition about the February helicopter crash which Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his team survived in Kabba, Kogi State. Adeboye explained that he had received a message from God while praying during the February Holy Ghost Congress that…

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Yahaya Picks Up N22.5m Kogi Governorship Form Amidst Civil Servants, Pensioners Unpaid Salaries Lament

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has purchased the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship nomination and expression of interest form for the forthcoming 2019 election for Kogi State. Bello is the first aspirant to pick the form under the APC party after paying N22.5 million. The form was presented to the governor by Alhaji Abubakar…

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