Kogi State News Today

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.

Faleke, PDP urge Bello Yahaya to resign over alleged double registration

Faleke, PDP urge Bello Yahaya to resign over alleged double registration

Faleke, PDP urge Bello Yahaya to resign over alleged double registration
Bags of rice will not stop your recall - Kogi youths tell Dino Melaye

Bags of rice will not stop your recall - Kogi youths tell Dino Melaye

A group of Kogi youths called Kogi Youth Movement for Credible Leadership (KYMCL) on Friday, October 27, organized a protest against the donation of 1,260 bags.

Bags of rice will not stop your recall - Kogi youths tell Dino Melaye
Dino Melaye attacks Yahaya Bello, accuses governor of sponsoring thugs with N10m to discredit donated rice

Dino Melaye attacks Yahaya Bello, accuses governor of sponsoring thugs with N10m to discredit donated rice

Senator Dino Melaye has raised an alarm accusing the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, of sponsoring thugs to block the entrance of Lokoja from Abuja.

Dino Melaye attacks Yahaya Bello, accuses governor of sponsoring thugs with N10m to discredit donated rice
Cut-off mark for Kogi state university 2017/2018

Cut-off mark for Kogi state university 2017/2018

The cut off point for Kogi state University for 2017/2018 academic session is 160. It is important that candidates who chose Kogi state University to note this.

Cut-off mark for Kogi state university 2017/2018
INEC releases amended timetable for Senator Dino Melaye's recall (photos)

INEC releases amended timetable for Senator Dino Melaye's recall (photos)

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday, September 18 released an amended timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Melaye

INEC releases amended timetable for Senator Dino Melaye's recall (photos)
‘Yan majalisar dokokin jihar Kogi sun bukaci babbar kotun jihar ta aika shugabansu gidan yari

‘Yan majalisar dokokin jihar Kogi sun bukaci babbar kotun jihar ta aika shugabansu gidan yari

Tsohon shugaban 'yan tsiraru na majalisar dokokin jihar Kogi da Hon. Friday Sani Makama sun bukaci kotu ta aika shugabansu, Hon. Matiyu Kolawole zuwa gidan yari

‘Yan majalisar dokokin jihar Kogi sun bukaci babbar kotun jihar ta aika shugabansu gidan yari
Dino Melaye a cikin Khakhi ya ce 'ya shirya wa ko wane mugun mutum' (Hotuna)

Dino Melaye a cikin Khakhi ya ce 'ya shirya wa ko wane mugun mutum' (Hotuna)

Dino Melaye a cikin Khakhi ya ce 'ya shirya wa ko wane mugun mutum' (Hotuna). Kotu na shirin sake kiran Dino Melaye, ana shirin sallamar shi daga majalisa

Dino Melaye a cikin Khakhi ya ce 'ya shirya wa ko wane mugun mutum' (Hotuna)
Criticisms as old man prostrates for Kogi chief of staff (photos)

Criticisms as old man prostrates for Kogi chief of staff (photos)

Pictures of an old man prostrating before Edward Onoja, the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has emerged online. Photos were shared online

Criticisms as old man prostrates for Kogi chief of staff (photos)
Dino Melaye cries out over unfavourable court’s decision, assures supporters of victory

Dino Melaye cries out over unfavourable court’s decision, assures supporters of victory

Senator Dino Melaye has reacted to the judgement of an Abuja high court which dismissed his suit challenging the recall process initiated by his constituents.

Dino Melaye cries out over unfavourable court’s decision, assures supporters of victory
Dino Melaye suffers defeat as High Court orders continuation of recall process

Dino Melaye suffers defeat as High Court orders continuation of recall process

The suit opened by Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi state, challenging his recall process, has been dismissed by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, FCT.

Dino Melaye suffers defeat as High Court orders continuation of recall process
Malaman Kwalejin takanikal na jihar kogi zasu fara yajin aiki bisa rashin biyan su albashi

Malaman Kwalejin takanikal na jihar kogi zasu fara yajin aiki bisa rashin biyan su albashi

Kungiyar malaman kwalejin takanikal a turance 'Academic staff Union of polytechnics' (ASUP) reshen jihar Kogi ta baiwa yayan kungiyar umurnin fara yajin aiki.

Malaman Kwalejin takanikal na jihar kogi zasu fara yajin aiki bisa rashin biyan su albashi
Police eliminate serial killer who mastermind the killings of 19 Christians in Kogi

Police eliminate serial killer who mastermind the killings of 19 Christians in Kogi

The Kogi state Police Command said on Friday that the state would experience quiet and peace with the killing of the notorious serial killer, Lukman Issah.

Police eliminate serial killer who mastermind the killings of 19 Christians in Kogi
Ambaliyar ruwa na barazanar shanye wasu garuruwa a jihar Kogi

Ambaliyar ruwa na barazanar shanye wasu garuruwa a jihar Kogi

Ambaliyar ruwa na shirin shanye wasu garuruwa a Kogi. Hukumar NEMA ta kawo musu dauki, ta kira mutane su tattara daga wuraren da ruwan ya shafa don lafiyar su

Ambaliyar ruwa na barazanar shanye wasu garuruwa a jihar Kogi
Another trouble for Kogi as flood ravages Lokoja, residents displaced while properties are destroyed

Another trouble for Kogi as flood ravages Lokoja, residents displaced while properties are destroyed

Speaking also, Rosemary Osikoya, the environment and natural resources commissioner, said her ministry had enlightened people three months ago concerning it.

Another trouble for Kogi as flood ravages Lokoja, residents displaced while properties are destroyed
'Yan sanda sun kashe wanda ake zargi da yunkurin kashe wani sanata

'Yan sanda sun kashe wanda ake zargi da yunkurin kashe wani sanata

'Yan sanda sun kashe wanda ake zargi da sa hannun sa a yunkurin kashe wani sanata. 'Yan fashi da makami suna addabawa mutanen unguwar Obeiba a jihar Kogi

'Yan sanda sun kashe wanda ake zargi da yunkurin kashe wani sanata
Wani gwamnan Arewa ya fadi dalilin da yasa ya biya ma’aikata rabin albashi a jihar

Wani gwamnan Arewa ya fadi dalilin da yasa ya biya ma’aikata rabin albashi a jihar

Gwamnatin jihar Kogi ta fito ta bayyana dalilin da ya sa wasu ma'aikata a jihar sun sami rabi albashi yayin da kuma aka biya wasu ma'aikata cikakken bashin su.

Wani gwamnan Arewa ya fadi dalilin da yasa ya biya ma’aikata rabin albashi a jihar
Over 2,000 PDP, Labour Party supporters decamp to APC in Kogi state

Over 2,000 PDP, Labour Party supporters decamp to APC in Kogi state

NAIJ.com gathered that the defection of the political bigwigs have tilted political calculations in favour of the APC in Kogi state ahead of the 2019 elections.

Over 2,000 PDP, Labour Party supporters decamp to APC in Kogi state
Nigerians in London disgrace Dino Melaye while he was singing at the Notting Hill carnival (Video)

Nigerians in London disgrace Dino Melaye while he was singing at the Notting Hill carnival (Video)

A viral video of Nigerians living in the UK booing Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district, during the Notting Hill Carnival in London.

Nigerians in London disgrace Dino Melaye while he was singing at the Notting Hill carnival (Video)
Security personnel at Kogi state govt house allegedly goes on rampage, beats up Channels TV journalist to stupor and locks him up at detention center

Security personnel at Kogi state govt house allegedly goes on rampage, beats up Channels TV journalist to stupor and locks him up at detention center

Segun Salami, a reporter with Channels Television, was allegedly beaten to stupor by a security personnel attached to the Kogi state government house.

Security personnel at Kogi state govt house allegedly goes on rampage, beats up Channels TV journalist to stupor and locks him up at detention center
Senator Dino Melaye takes to London to perform his hit single Ajekun Iya (photos)

Senator Dino Melaye takes to London to perform his hit single Ajekun Iya (photos)

Popular lawmaker Dino Melaye was recently spotted having fun in London. The senator was seen performing his song Ajekun Iya at Notting Hill Carnival.

Senator Dino Melaye takes to London to perform his hit single Ajekun Iya (photos)
You are training hooligans in the name of fighting crimes - Falake blasts Governor Bello

You are training hooligans in the name of fighting crimes - Falake blasts Governor Bello

Lagos lawmaker, James Faleke, has accused Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Kogi state governor of breeding future problems for the state in the name of vigilantes.

You are training hooligans in the name of fighting crimes - Falake blasts Governor Bello
Senator Dino Melaye poses with his red Ferrari while rocking a red Ferrari shirt (photos)

Senator Dino Melaye poses with his red Ferrari while rocking a red Ferrari shirt (photos)

Still basking in the euphoria of the wonderful time he is having, he took to his Instagram page to share more photos; this time of him rocking a red Ferrari.

Senator Dino Melaye poses with his red Ferrari while rocking a red Ferrari shirt (photos)
An cafko mutum shida, cikin wadanda suka kai wa majalisar Kogi hari a farkon watan nan

An cafko mutum shida, cikin wadanda suka kai wa majalisar Kogi hari a farkon watan nan

An cafko mutum shida, cikin wadanda suka kai wa majalisar Kogi hari a farkon watan nan, sun dai bubbuge masu zaman majalisar sun kuma karya kujerun zama

An cafko mutum shida, cikin wadanda suka kai wa majalisar Kogi hari a farkon watan nan
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