Category Archives: Kogi

NEMA issues flood alert to Kogi communities

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said, yesterday in Abuja, that it had received a distress call of imminent flood in Sarkin Noma, Ganaja, Lokoja Local Government Area and Igalamela-Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi State. NEMA, in a statement by its spokesman, Sani Datti, said: “Following the alert, the agency has […]

Kogi is bleeding: A call for collective rescue mission

Today, empirical and observatory facts have clearly shown that kogi state is in a state of coma and economic doldrums that require an urgent attention. On all fronts, Kogi State spells failure. The indices for any vestige of development remain abysmal. Poverty rages, unemployment increases in astronomical dimension, Infrastructural facilities are in decay, education sector […]

APC inaugurates seven-member reconciliation committee for Kogi

Abuja – Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday in Abuja, inaugurated a seven-member reconciliation committee for the party’s Kogi chapter. Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello and Dino Melaye According to a statement issued by Malam Bolaji Abudullahi, the APC National Publicity Secretary, the committee is chaired by Gen. […]

Strange disease kills 50 people in Kogi

A strange disease whose symptoms include diarrhea, bloodstained vomiting and high fever has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa villages in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi state. Initial reports had suspected lassa Fever, but medics told Dr. Saka Audu, Commissioner for Health, who visited the affected areas on Thursday, that it was […]