President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Plant in Kogi State.
He made this known on Friday, in a national broadcast to mark 2020 Democracy day.
The President said this was in line with his administration’s … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
A member of the House of Representatives from Benue State by the name of Kpam Sokpo was reported to have sponsored a bill this week titled “Geo-political Zones of the Federation Bill 2020,” which proposes that … Read the rest
Engr. Sumaila Abdul-Akaba
The Sole Administrator of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited, Engr. Sumaila Abdul-Akaba has described the inauguration of the Ajaokuta Steel Presidential Project Implementation Team (APPIT) as the greatest Presidential gift to the Nigerian national economy in recent times.
Speaking with a … Read the rest
Mr Amodu Aruwa, an elder in his church and in his community in Kogi State, may not be one of those whose names ring a bell loudly today across all strata of the society. Like many of his contemporaries who … Read the rest
The year 2019 presented as the umpteenth scene of Nigeria’s grotesque political drama. Its first quarter unfurled cloaked in blood and sadism of clashing tribal characters. Herdsmen plundered subsistence farms up-north, crossing the middle-belt into Nigeria’s south-lands, to rob and … Read the rest
Ballot box snatchers
In January 1970, fifty years ago, the unfortunate Nigerian civil war came to an end. Every January 15 since then has been set aside to mark the Armed Forces Remembrance Day in honour of Nigerians on both sides of the … Read the rest
At the height of the bloody clash between the peripatetic cattle herdsmen and farmers in 2018, I wrote in my column of June 27 of that year and said that “Nigerians have simply become inured to these horrific killings, they … Read the rest
Kogi State of Nigeria lived up to its billing during the gubernatorial election, read selection, on November 16 as the killing field of Nigeria.
If Kogi State in the present dispensation has nothing else more attractive and more ennobling to … Read the rest
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Engr Musa Wada is leading in the Kogi governorship election.
His main opponents are incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress APC and Natasha Akpoti, candidate of the Social … Read the rest
ON Friday, hours after the John Baiyeshea-led seven-man judicial panel exculpated Kogi State deputy governor Simon Achuba of allegations of gross misconduct, the Kogi House of Assembly, which was not even in session, simply hissed at the report and proceeded … Read the rest