Kogi is one of the states of Nigeria. It is placed in the central part of the country. Kogi state news calls it the state of confluence, as there is the junction of rivers Niger and Benue.
The municipal centre of the state, according to Kogi news today, is the town named Lokoja.
This state is one of the youngest, as it was formed in the year 1991 due to the confluence of two other states, and there are almost 4 million people living there.
Kogi news says that mostly this state is populated by the representatives of Igala, Ebira, Bassa and Okun. Each of these groups speaks its own dialect.
Due to its unique geographic location, the state is perfect for tourists. As they can visit interesting historical sight sites and natural amenities. Tourists can get acquainted with traditions and culture of people, living in the state for centuries. And they can buy some traditional handmade souvenirs.
The main source of profit for the state is agriculture. Most people work cultivation different kinds of crops, such as corn, coffee, yam, peanuts and rice. Also, a lot of people are involved in cattle breeding.
If to speak about the municipal centre, Lokoja, Kogi latest news informs, that it was built by British people and was a capital of British protectorate in the country.
Since then city became one of the most developed in the whole state, and nowadays it is the centre of its culture and trade. People from the whole Kogi state arrive at its capital to find a good job and to get a qualitative education.
There is a big number of plants, factories, universities, international companies placed in Lokoja.
Also, there is a big number of museums, theatres and other places of interest.
There are two TV channels, placed in the municipal centre of Kogi state.