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Our attention has been drawn to the barrage of unwarranted and provocative social media rants and devious commentary by some misguided political enemies of the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello (CON) to create disaffection between the former Governor and his father and eternal political leader, His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR. For the avoidance of doubt, Former  Governor Yahaya Bello holds President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the highest esteem as his father and benefactor and this will continue to be the case between the father and the son no matter the evil machinations of fifth columnists and disgruntled elements who are bent on destroying the relationship between Mr.President and the former Governor of Kogi State.  Ex-Governor Bello whose towering political influence has angered many of his distractors has been consistent in mobilizing political will behind Mr. President particularly among emerging leaders in Northern

NG-CARES: Budget And Economic Planning Minister, Sen. Abubakar Bagudu Assures of Better Days Ahead for Kogi SMEs

The Minister for Budget and Economic Planning, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has assured Kogi small businesses of better days ahead for their business desired growth and progress. The minister gave the assurance while inspecting products of Kogi CARES Result Area 3 beneficiaries at an exhibition organized by the Federal Coordinating Committee of the NG-CARES as part of the one-day lecture titled: Social Protection in Nigeria, The Journey So Far" held at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja on Wednesday. Senator Bagudu earlier in his remarks commended the $570 Million NG-CARES programme implemented in the 36 states and FCT for its significant role as a support mechanism across Nigeria. While complementing his earlier proposal for the expansion of the programme to cover the three tiers of government, the minister hinted the federal government's commitment to lifting people from poverty saying that more funds has been allocated in the 2024 budget to that effect. The Managing Director/Ch

Aiyetoro Kiri Ward Stakeholders Congratulate Ododo, Joel on Their Swearing In As 5th Executive Governor/Deputy Governor of Kogi State

Aiyetoro Kiri Ward Stakeholders  Ayetoro Kiri Ward stakeholders have congratulated Governor Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo and his Deputy, Mr. Joel Oyibo Salifu, as well as the newly appointed members of the Kogi State cabinet.  In a statement released issued and sent to Journalists, the stakeholders expressed their joy and optimism surrounding the inauguration of the governor and his deputy.  Furthermore , the stakeholders specifically expressed gratitude for the appointment of Hon. Bar. Dare Zacchaeus Michael as Caretaker Chairman of Kabba/Bunu LGA, as well as Hon Abraham Olorunfemi as SSA Special Duties to Caretaker Chairman. They also praised the following appointees: - Hon. Oyenibi Omojola Sunday as Secretary to the local government. - Hon Rufus Eniolorunda as supervisor for Agric. - Hon. (Chief) Aiyenale Fred Jimoh as supervisor for Works and Housing. - Hon Princess Omowumi Grace Olowohunwa as supervisor for Primary health care. - Hon Ojo Olayinka as supervi

KEDA Boss Congratulates Gov. Usman Ododo, describes him as "A Parting Gift" to Kogi People

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Offier of Kogi Enterprise Development Agency (KEDA), Hajia Rekiya Onaivo Sanni has congrutalted the newly sworn-in Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo. Hajia Rekiya decribed Alhaji Usman Ododo as the perfect successor of the immediate past Gover, Alhaji Yahaya Bello under whose administration Gov. Ododo has mastered the art of politiking devoid of ethnic or religious sentiments, equitable distribution of state resources, infrastructural and human capital development and purposeful leadership. In her words, Onaivo said that "Having served meritoriously for eight years as the auditor general of local government councils under your political mentor and leader, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, he has choosen you as a parting gift to Kogi citizens for continuity in development of infrastructures, human capital and a united and prosperous Kogi State. She expressed confidence in the capacity of Alhaji Usman Odod

Adventurous Spirit: Eganyi Explorers Embark on a Memorable Day of Exploration

Eganyi Explorers, a group of enthusiastic youth hailing from Ajaokuta Local Government Area in Kogi State, conceived the idea of exploring local tourist sites three years ago. Their inaugural year involved a hike to the picturesque Iruvusechi mountain, followed by an exploration of the abandoned airstrip at Upanko in the second year. This year, their journey led them to Inida Ogiri, all within Ajaokuta LGA. The primary objective behind this initiative is to foster unity among the youth of Ajaokuta, transcending religious and regional differences within the local community. The invitation is extended to youth from various Local Governments, emphasizing inclusivity. We're excited to recount the remarkable moments that marked this event as a resounding success. Reflecting on the indelible memories created, we express gratitude for the shared laughter, engaging games, captivating dances, the introduction of Ebira delicacies, and the enchanting musical performances that infu

EBIRA PEOPLE’S ASSOCIATION (EPA) Mourns The Passage of Ohinoyi of Ebiraland

A NATION MOURNS: CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF OUR BELOVED KING, HIS MAJESTY, DR. ADO IBRAHIM CON, OHINOYI EBIRA 31st October, 2023 Dear beloved Anegbira, Today, we are gathered with heavy hearts and deep sorrow to pray for the soul of our deceased revered leader, the Paramount King of Ebira, His Royal Majesty, King (Dr) Ado Ibrahim CON. The leadership of EPA, like every Anegbira, feels the harsh pains brought by the exit of this colossus. His departure from this world leaves a void that can never be filled, not only in our hearts but also in the very essence of our rich cultural heritage. As we all stand in this moment of shared grief, we need to recline back in faith to God Almighty who created him and the rest of us. No doubt we all loved him and wished that he lived longer but we cannot question the verdict of his creator. As we accept this reality however, we will be missing his wise counsels, his discipline, humor and the pride he represents for the entire Egbira peop