Court declares Kogi Transport Mgt. Agency illegal

By Richard Elesho A High Court of sitting in Lokoja on Thursday criminalized the activities of the State Transport Management Authority, KOTRAMA, and has set aside the Law establishing the agency. The agency was set up by Kogi State government to checkmate the activities of drivers of private and commercial vehicles in the state. However, … Read more

Court to rule on forfeiture of properties linked to Kogi governor

A High Court in Lagos has fixed 20 April to rule on an application filed by Kogi State seeking to vacate an interim order of the court freezing 14 properties linked to the state governor. The judge, Nicholas Oweibo, fixed the date on Tuesday after taking submissions from the Kogi State government’s lawyer, Abdulwahab Mohammed, … Read more

Kogi APC Female Guber Aspirant Begs for Extension of Nomination Form Sales – THISDAYLIVE

Ibrahim Oyewale, Lokoja Kogi female governorship aspirant, Hajia Hadiza Ibrahim has appealed to the National Working Committee(NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to extend the sale of intent and examination forms to enable her participate in the primary. This call came on the heels of the withdrawal of the one of the frontline … Read more

Human Rights Group Carpets Kogi Assembly over Suspension of State Lawmakers, LG Bosses

Ibrahim Oyewale in Lokoja Worried by the activities of the Kogi State House Assembly, the Conscience for Human Rights and Conflicts Resolutions (CHRCR) has carpeted the Legislative House for purportedly suspending nine of its members and eight local government council bosses from office. This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Director of … Read more

Rep joins Kogi governorship race, picks ADC forms


…says it’s turn of Yoruba people in Kogi The member representing Yagba East/West/Mopamuro Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Leke Abejide, has joined the Kogi State governorship race. Abejide, who is chairman of the House Committee on Customs and Excise, picked the nomination and declaration of interest forms of the African Democratic Congress in … Read more

Bello Cautions Kogi APC against Divisive Tendencies Guber Contest 

Ibrahim Oyewale in Lokoja Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello yesterday warned all chieftains and members of the All Progressive Congress APC in the state against divisive tendencies that could stoke bitterness in their ranks ahead of the governorship primary. Bello gave the warning in a statement the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo … Read more

Kogi APC Screens Suspended Guber Aspirant after Gov’s Intervention 

The Leadership of  the  APC in Kogi has finally screened Alhaji Murtala Yakubu-Ajaka, a frontline governorship aspirant after his purported suspension by the party on Thursday. Also screened by the party were the State Deputy Governor, Chief Edward Onoja and Sen. Smart Adeyemi, all anxious to lead the people of Kogi from Jan. 27, 2024. … Read more

APC chieftain, Kogi govt disagree over NWC member’s suspension

Yahaya Bello

The leader of Kogi East Forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress and a chieftain of the party, Akwu Goodman, has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of planning to impose one of his proteges on the state in the forthcoming governorship election. This is even as he alleged that the governor was behind the suspension of … Read more

Kogi APC denies suspending deputy national spokesperson, Ajaka

APC in Ebonyi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Executive Committee of Ward 1, Ajaka in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi state has denied suspending Yakubu Murtala-Ajaka, the deputy national publicity secretary of the party. Ajaka was purportedly suspended by his ward Exco on Thursday for alleged anti-party activities. But Omale Danladi, the Ajaka ward chairman and Suleiman … Read more