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[Photos] Traffic on Okene – Lokoja road on Standstill as Road Mishap Claims Two Lives, Burns Vehicles

December 19, 2018

By Ismail M. Kabir A night road crash on Idakoivo hill axis of the Okene – Lokoja road has resulted in a traffic gridlock in Okene township. The accident which occured around midnight caused panic among residents of Okunchi area of Adavi local government when an Abuja bound cargo truck developed mechanical problem and rammed […]

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Senate Endorses $1bn Completion Fund for Ajaokuta

December 13, 2018

The Senate on Thursday agreed the sum of $1 billion from the Federal Government share of Excess Crude revenue be devoted to the immediate completion of the Ajaokuta Steel Company. The Nation newspaper reports. The Upper Chamber also said all monies that may from time to time be appropriated and authorised by any tier of […]

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Alhaji Yakubu Oseni Begins Wards Tour in Kogi Central

December 9, 2018

– Promises better deal for would-be constituents The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kogi Central Senatorial District, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni (AYO) has promised to deliver real dividend of democracy to would-be constituents when given the mandate come 2019. Alhaji Oseni recently reiterated his promises of purposeful representation at the Senate while on a […]

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Gov. Yahaya Bello Charges Nigerian Armed Force to Remain Disciplined

December 8, 2018

The Executive Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello has charged the Nigerian Armed forces to remain disciplined and continue to abide by all regulations as well as well as operational instructions from time to time. The Governor stated this today at Abuja during the 2018 edition of the 7 Guards Battalion program […]

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Motorists, Commuters Groan As Okene-Lokoja Federal Road Deteriorates

December 6, 2018

Motorists and commuters plying the ever busy Lokoja-Okene federal road are groaning over the deplorable condition of the road. North Central Trust reports that the federal road, which serves as a gateway between the northern and southern part of the country had remained in a deplorable condition for a long time. Dozens of articulated and […]

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100 Kogi Traditional Rulers Presented with Appointment Letters

December 6, 2018

In a bid to strengthen the traditional institution in the state, Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has presented letters of appointment to one hundred graded and upgraded traditional rulers in the state. The traditional rulers who cut across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state were presented with the appointment letters at the […]

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APC Government Has No Political Will To Fix Ajaokuta -Sen.Ogembe

December 6, 2018

Senator Ahmed Ogembe, The Senator representing Kogi central Senatorial District has said it will only take a President with political will to fix the Ajaokuta Steel Company. Ogembe stated this in Okene while addressing the mammoth crowd which had gathered to receive him at the venue of PDP stakeholders meetings. Narrating his effort towards ensuring […]

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Appointment, Upgrade, Grading of Kogi Chiefs: Borne Out of Desire to meet age long desire, address injustices – Engr. Abubakar Ohere

December 6, 2018

By NigerianPost.com.ng The Kogi State Government says the recent appointment, grading and upgrading of royal fathers in the state is borne out of the sincere desire by government to meet and yield to age long requests from various communities. The Special Adviser, Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Engr Abubakar Ohere, stated this on […]

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Gov. Bello takes Unity Message to the Altar, donates handsomely to churches

November 26, 2018

Earlier on Sunday the 25th Nov, 2018, The Executive Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Alh. Yahaya Bello in company of his Cabinet Members, National Assembly Member, Party Officials and Local Government Administrators from across the 3 Senatorial Zones joined Dignitaries at Christ the King Catholic Parish, Okene to celebrate the Centenary Anniversary of the […]

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Okene LG Administrator Inaugurates Campaign Team

November 26, 2018

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Administrator of Okene Local Government, Engr. (Mall) Abdulrazaq Muhammad has inaugurated a 30-man campaign committee that will organise all campaign and electioneering activities in Okene Local government. Addressing the committee members shortly after being inaugurated, the Administrator task them to work hard to justify the confidence repose in […]

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