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#COVID19: Kogi Rejects NCDC Results Again — See Full Statement

by Seun Adeuyion May 31, 2020
Kogi state has, once again, responded to the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control’s reporting of COVID-19 within its territory. In a statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Saka Audu, on Saturday, the state rejected NCDC’s reporting while describing it as “fictitious”. Read the statement below:

#COVID19: Family Of Index Case In Kogi Speak Out, Refute Earlier “No Infections” Claim.

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 30, 2020
“The family would have come out to speak on the matter, but we were not comfortable with the ding dong game going on between the NCDC and the Kogi State government”. —Family of index case discovered in Kogi state. The Nigerian Center For Disease Control Center (NCDC) on Wednesday had revealed the discovery of two […]

#COVID19: Kogi State Government Rejects 2 Cases Announced By NCDC, Describes It As “Fraudulent”

by Seun Adeuyion May 29, 2020
The Kogi state government has rejected the two COVID-19 positive cases announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In its daily report of new cases on Wednesday, the NCDC said Kogi had recorded its first two cases. Only Kogi state and Cross River were previously the only states not to have recorded any case […]

#COVID19: Kogi State Records First 2 Cases

by Seun Adeuyion May 28, 2020
Kogi State has recorded its first two cases of the coronavirus, BreakingTimes reports. This is according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest update, on Wednesday night. The NCDC said the two cases were part of the 389 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria. With the 389 new COVID-19 cases, […]

Yahaya Bello Mourns New Telegraph Editor, Bakare

by Seun Adeuyion May 26, 2020
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has described the death of the Saturday Editor of the New Telegraph Newspaper, Mr Waheed Bakare, as a painful loss. Bakare died Sunday evening after a brief illness. He had a stint with the Punch newspaper before his employment by the New Telegraph newspaper. The late Bakare was a regular […]

Tribunal Upholds Election Of Yahaya Bello As Kogi State Gov

by Seun Adeuyion May 24, 2020
The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello. The petition had been filed by Mr Musa Wada, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election. In a judgment of two to one, delivered by the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Kashim […]