Kogi: Proprietors of Private schools express readiness to reopen schools.

    The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, Kogi state chapter has expressed willingness to take all protocols specified by the National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, towards resuming for examination classes as directed by the federal government. The state chairman of the Association, Doctor Habeeb Yaqeen Abdullah stated this in an interview with Radio Nigeria correspondent in Lokoja. Doctor Abdullah said the Association had series of meetings with the state ministry of Education, Science and Technology which instructed NAPPS members to put all the protocols in…

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The date for the burial of Pa Samson Abisoye Adedayo Mosugu has been announced

  The date for the burial of Pa Samson Abisoye Adedayo Mosugu has been announced. Pa Mosugu,born on October 1924(95 years) departed this world on March 23rd 2020.A family statement said that there will be a wake-keep on Thursday 13th August,2020 at his Residence Aiyelofa , Oshobane, Ogori at 5.00pm . Burial Service is slated for August 14th 2020 at the Cathedral Church of St Peter Ogori from 10 a.m prompt. Reception follows immediately after the Church service at the Church Premises. Pa Samson Mosugu will be remembered for his…

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Eid-el-Kabir: FRSC deploys 1,250 officers to Kogi

    The Federal Road Safety Corp, FRSC, has deployed 1,200 officers to Kogi State to ensure free flow of traffic before, during and after this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The Kogi State Sector commander of FRSC, Idris Fika disclosed this an interview with our correspondent on Wednesday. Fika while expressing the readiness of the command to ensure an hitch free celebration, noted that, this officers had been deployed to strategic areas across the 21 Local Government of Kogi State. According to him, drivers plying the routes of Kogi State should…

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Justice Ibrahim  Shaibu Atadoga ; Tears as people’s General goes home. ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.

” We curse you this day 21st June 2020.  How we wish you never existed on our calendars. You have removed our Grand commander of the poor from us. Our lawyer , our , father of the orphans, our husband of widows, our farmer that feeds the poor, our bank that dole out school fees for  the indigent children .  Death , Why are you so cruel to us, why not take us instead of him. We look into heaven whence does our helper comes again” This was the echoes from…

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Borno Women Affairs Ministry Partners FIDA,Others To Empower Vulnerable Women Kick Starts With 500 Women,To Go Round The 27 Local Government Areas

    Borno Women Affairs Commissioner, Hajiya Zuwera Gambo has appealed to both Local and International partners to use the state as launching pad in their quest to extricate poverty, guarantee self sustenace and gainful employment to the Vulnerable Women in the society . Hajiya Zuwera Gambo dropped this appeal during the launching of empowerment programs for women in the state in various skills,counselling and capacity building. The Women Affairs Commissioner says with funding and enabling environment,the program will in no distant future go round the 27 local government areas…

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FG Bows to pressure, fixes August 4 Schools Reopening, WAEC for August 17.

    The Nigerian government has bowed to allow EXIT CLASSES TO REOPEN AUGUST 4, 2020. A statement on monday, july 27 and signed by Ben Bem Goong, Director, Press and Public Relations, federal ministry of Education said Secondary schools in the country are to reopen as from the 4th of August, 2020 for exit classes only. The federal government said Students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations, WAEC due to start on August 17, 2020. The statement added that these decisions were…

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Happy Birthday To A Special Breed Journalist: Mike Abu

By Emmanuel Oluwakorede Special Breeds of Human race are those that enjoy the favour of God and goodwill from everyone after leaving political office. I met Mr. Mike Abu when I was coming up as a young Journalist when he was the Chief Press Secretary to the then Kogi State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Architect Yomi Awoniyi at an assignment at the NYSC Orientation Camp, along Kabba-Ogidi road. I worked up to him and introduced myself. He said “That’s good, you have reduced my stress of writing Press Release to…

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Happy Birthday To A Special Breed Journalist: Mike Abu:

By Emmanuel Oluwakorede Special Breeds of Human race are those that enjoy the favour of God and goodwill from everyone after leaving political office. I met Mr. Mike Abu when I was coming up as a young Journalist when he was the Chief Press Secretary to the then Kogi State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Architect Yomi Awoniyi at an assignment at the NYSC Orientation Camp, along Kabba-Ogidi road. I worked up to him and introduced myself. He said “That’s good, you have reduced my stress of writing Press Release to…

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Princess Adejoke Orelope Adefulire: Redesigning SDGs To Soothe Post COVID-19 Era.

      Abubakar Yusuf In the last five years,the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) office, penultimate under the Presidency,now an agency under the new Ministry of Humanitatian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Developement with the input of the Special Adviser to the President,Princess Adejoke Orelope- Adefulire has made a remarkable impact towards bridging the gap of social stratification in and around the country. SDGs,a global intervention project metamorphosed from the popular Millennium Developement Goals (MDGs),with the mandate to mitigate all social problems, both developing and underdeveloped countries of the world, with…

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A Kogi Indigene bags two years Imprisonment for threatening to bomb national assets

    A Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, has sentenced one Godwin Adeoye, a 35 Year Old Indigene of Kogi State to two years Imprisonment on a two count charge of attempted bombing of some national assets. The judge also gave an option of fine to the convict for being a first offender and his plea of allocotos. At the resumed hearing today at the Lokoja Magistrate Court 2, Presided by A.S. Ibrahim, Adeoye pleaded guilty to the offences. Following his pleading guilty to the offences and his plea of…

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