Governor Yahaya Bello at work on the age-old erosion ravaged section of the road from Anyigba to the headquarters of Dekina LG and to the neighboring Bassa LG.*** Ultra-modern General Hospital, Under Construction At Isanlu-Yagba East LGA-Kogi State. Similar projects ongoing simultaneously in two (2) other locations in the state, ie, Gegu in Kogi LGA and Eganyi in Ajaokuta LGA*** The World Bank commended Governor Yahaya Bello for refunding $4.63 million surplus funds under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)***  This app, is an Audio/visual excursion into the stewardship of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello*** 

Accreditation of 24 new programmes

The National Universities Commission, (NUC) has accredited 24 new programmes for Prince Abubakar Audu University Anyigba.

This is in addition to the 29 existing programmes of the institution.
The Vice-Chancellor, Kogi State University, Prof Marietu Ohunene Tenuche disclosed this on Friday at her maiden press briefing held at the senate building of the University in Anyigba.

World Bank commends Yahaya Bello

World Bank commends Yahaya Bello over refund of $4.63m surplus funds.


The World Bank has commended Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi for refunding $4.63 million surplus funds under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP).

The World Bank commended Bello in a letter of appreciation signed by its Regional Director, Shubham Chaudhuri, describing the step as a sign of good leadership.

According to the World Bank, the action by the Governor has made it possible for the organisation to extend its projects to …

FG Declares Two-day Public Holiday.

Eid-el-Kabir 2021: FG Declares Two-day Public Holiday


The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, July 20, and Wednesday, July 21, 2021, as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir 2021 celebration in Nigeria.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the apex government, congratulated all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the diaspora.

“I call on Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness, and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) and to also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity, and the stability of the country, …

First Psychiatric Center in state’s history

KGSG soon to commission first Psychiatric Center in state’s history.


The Kogi State Government would soon commission a first of it’s kind Psychiatric Center within Lokoja Metropolis (under the Administration of the KGSSHL)

The state government have also assured citizens that operations at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital Lokoja would commence within 3 – 4 weeks of its temporary suspension of service

This was contained in a press statement signed on Saturday by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Haruna Saka

He added that the current event was to allow for the ongoing remodelling, renovation and reconstruction of the Hospital to reach completion in record time. …

Develop intelligence to tackle insecurity

Insecurity: Rather than rush to Abuja for assistance, develop auto intelligence to tackle insecurity, Gov. Bello tasks Governors.


Governor Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello has charged state governors to stop queueing to the Presidency for aid to fight insecurity, urging them to develop technical intelligence to deal with the challenges in their states.

The State Security Adviser Commander Jerry Omodara Rtrd. gave the charge through a lecture he delivered ” Citizens Participation and efficient Security Architecture, what we did differently” at a first Annual GYB Seminar for Nigeria’s Political and Crime Correspondents ongoing at Abuja on Saturday.

The state Security Adviser said the present administration in the state had on assumption faced series of violent crimes , but has to develop its home grown strategy to tackle the challenges. …

Accepts Offer To Run

Presidency: We’ll do everything humanly possible to ensure Gov. Bello accepts offer to run – Rt. Hon. Mathew Kolawole


The Speaker Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Mathew Kolawole has assured that everything humanly possible would be done to persuade Gov. Yahaya Bello to accept the offer to run the seat of the nation’s President come 2023.

Rt. Hon. Mathew Kolawole stated this in a remarks at the Gala night organised to mark the end of the First Annual GYB Seminar for Nigeria’s Political and Crime Correspondents held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, says having done excellently well, Gov. Yahaya Bello deserves to be President of the Country come 2023. …


NG-CARES Program: FG Assessment Team Applauds Kogi, Says Level Of Preparedness is Fantastic


The Federal Government has expressed satisfaction with the level of Kogi State’s preparedness towards the take -off of the Nigeria COVID -19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus ( NG-CARES) Program.

The national Coordinator, NG-CARES, Dr. Abdulkarim Obaje gave the commendation when he led the Federal Government assessment team to asses KEDA, an agency saddled with the responsibility of handling the Result Area 3 (RA3)of the NG- CARES program.

Dr. Obaje says the advisory assessment visit became necessary as part of measures to check the availability of staff and quality of equipment and infrastructure that would enhance the smooth take-off of the project infer weeks time. …

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