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Kogi governor donates N7m to churches’ infrastructure

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has donated N7 million to 11 churches in support of their projects with N2 million of the amount going to Christ the King Catholic Church, Okene and N500, 000 each to other churches in Central Senatorial district of the state. Alhaji Abdulmalik Abdulkarim, the Director -General, Bureau of Information and Grassroots Sensitization, disclosed this ...

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How Hike in Cement Price Affects Sustainable Housing Development

How Hike in Cement Price Affects Sustainable Housing Development

Cement price in Nigeria is as erratic as our power situation. It changes at a moment’s notice. As a matter of fact, cement is one of just a handful of consumer products in Nigeria that its prices changes indiscriminately without even a pin-point cause. The effect this unstable market behavior poses for the ability of an average Nigerian to own ...

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Kogi plans to complete road projects in January 2019

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The Kogi State government on Wednesday said about 40 percent of all the ongoing road projects embarked upon across the three senatorial districts of the state would be completed and ready for commissioning by January 2019. Chief of Staff to the Kogi State Governor, Chief Edward Onoja gave hint in Lokoja while speaking to newsmen on the sidelines of the ...

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Kogi state infrastructure is an Eyesore – Umoru

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The state of infrastructure development in Kogi State is disheartening, says Chief Sunday Umoru in a press statement released by his spokesman – Honorable Collins Onogu following claims by Governor Yahaya Bello that Kogi State is now more developed than it was with the past administration via telecommunication with Mr. Seun Okinbaloye of Channels TV, the host of Politics Today. ...

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Kogi State partners with Julius Berger to construct 10 road projects

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Kogi State Government says it is in partnership with Julius Berger Nigeria PLC to construct 10 key roads across the three Senatorial districts of the state for infrastructure development of the state. Mr Abdulmumuni Sadiq, Commissioner for Works, disclosed this on Monday in Lokoja while addressing journalists at the end of a Reconnaissance Survey of the roads by a team ...

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Kogi repeals policy to sell off government property

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Faced with criticism on its decision to out rightly sell off some legacy projects to finance the 2018 budget, the Kogi State Government has proposed backtrack on the controversial policy. The controversy was stoked by the State’s Commissioner of Finance Asiwaju Idris during his budget defense for the ministry, where he revealed government’s plan to sell off some of the ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: Embracing Cattle Colonies Would Help Protect Lives & Properties – Kogi Governor

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State first announced that his administration was going to embrace the establishment of Fulani herdsmen (cattle colonies) in the state, the people of Kogi reacted to the idea with mixed feelings. But recently, the state government explained the philosophy behind its decision. Abdulkarim Abdulmalik, director-general, Kogi State Information Services and Grassroots Sensitisation, has disclosed that ...

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Kogi State plans to invest $150 million into infrastructure

Kogi State plans to invest $150 million into infrastructure

The Kogi State government has said it is hoping to attract about $350 million which it would put into developing its agriculture and infrastructure within this year. It said that it would invest $200 million in its agriculture, while $150 million would go to the upgrade of the state’s social infrastructure. The state’s Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Asiwaju Idris, made ...

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