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Jet Crash: Hadn’t i survived, Kogi govt would’ve been in trouble – Osinbajo


Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Kogi state government would have been in trouble if he did not survive the helicopter crash in the state last year. Osinbajo said this on Sunday during a thanksgiving service at the Aso Villa Chapel. The service was meant to commemorate Osinbajo’s re-election with President Muhammadu Buhari. The vice-president escaped death in

Dino Melaye reveals why he is fighting Kogi Governor

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district, has said the issue between him and the Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello is because of the non-payment of 15-months salaries and pensions owed workers in the state. Melaye made this disclosure at a chat with journalists on Thursday in Abuja, where he

Kogi seeks World Bank’s assistance to boost rice production

  The Kogi State government has announced it would seek for the World Bank’s intervention to boost rice farming in the state. Mr. Oloruntoba Kayode, the Kogi commissioner of agriculture said to this newsmen, Thursday, in Abuja. While highlighting the achievement of the World Bank’s Fadama III cassava production and agriculture value chain

Stakeholder wants NAFDAC to focus on food chain hygiene

Mr Tony Egba, an agricultural stakeholder in Nigeria has urged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), to lay more emphasis on the production process, packaging and storage of food, for safety and hygiene purpose. Egba was reacting to NAFDAC’s Special Duties Director, Dr. Abubakar Jimoh's recent

Mercy Johnson speaks on her new appointment

Talented Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie who was appointed on Tuesday as Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture and by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, has spoken to the public regarding her new job. The mother of three children wrote in an Instagram post on Wednesday: “I am gratified