An eight-member group of lawmakers from the Kogi state National Assembly has conveyed in a statement to President Muhammadu Buhari several cases of alleged intimidation and assault by loyalists of Governor Yahaya Bello.
The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello has said that the All progressives Congress (APC) party has survived a major political scare by scaling through a "non-controversial, credible and fair national convention.
The Kogi state government, through Kingsley Fanwo, the state director-general, media and publicity, Sunday, May 21, said that huge loan servicing is responsible for its inability to pay workers' salaries as at when due.
As security issues take a toll on states of Nigeria, the Kogi government, led by Yahaya Bello, has reportedly approved the recruitment of additional 500 vigilante operatives to protect its border areas against infiltration.
The failed attempts to recall Senator Dino Melaye in Kogi by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was recently described by Governor Ayodele Fayose as a victory against supposed tyranny in the state.
The executive director of the Kogi state Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA), Abubakar Yakubu, said there are plans to establish model health centres in each of the 21 local government areas of the state.