Tag Archives: Kogi State

Kogi: Doctor reportedly dies from Lassa Fever

Ahmed Victor, the doctor who contacted Lassa fever after treating a 7-month-old baby has died from the disease, Punch reports. The director of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Dr. Olatunde Alabi had announced on Saturday that 30-year-old Ahmed had been diagnosed of the disease and had been taken to Irrua for further treatment. Alabi said the World Health Organisation (WHO), the state Ministry […]

Kogi declares Today Public Holiday for the Thanksgiving of President Buhari’s Return

Kogi State government has declared August 21 as a public holiday for its citizens to thank God for safely returning President Muhammadu Buhari to the country. The Director-General, media and publicity to the state governor, Kingsley Fanwo, said it was to enable the people to give thanks to God for returning Buhari in sound health and sound mind. […]

Hoodlums invade Kogi House of Assembly

Hoodlums numbering over 100 were reported to have invaded the Kogi State House of Assembly, disrupting the plenary session, and beating up lawmakers. According to Sahara Reporters, the hoodlums had attempted making their way in through the speaker’s entrance but were barred from entry by the speaker’s aides. The hoodlums then climbed and forced their way through […]

Breaking: Election Petition Tribunal Dismisses Faleke’s Petition against Gov. Yahaya Bello’s Election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal today ruled that Hon. James Faleke has no locus stand to file any petition against the election of Yahaya Bello as Governor of Kogi State. The Tribunal, therefore, dismissed Faleke’s petition against Bello. Faleke, the running mate of the initial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Abubakar Audu, […]