ICDA Celebration of Chief Edward Onoja’s Meritorious Services.

The drums will be rolled out tomorrow Saturday 14th September, 2019 to celebrate and honour an accomplished young, energetic, resourceful and vibrant personality, Chief Edward Onoja for his meritorious services to his fatherland. The Igala Cultural Development Association (ICDA) will be conferring one of its highest awards on a selfless, pragmatic and consummate personality, Chief Edward Onoja, whom the Association said his emergence on the Political Landscape of Kogi has ushered in prosperity. Igala Cultural Development Association which is the umbrella body of all Social Cultural bodies in Igala land…

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Engr. Musa Wada On Workers Welfare

One of the worst crime against humanity under the sun is to allow your people wake up everyday, dress up, and go to work, and then deprive them of their wages. Not one month. Not two months. Not three months. Not…. It is pure evil, abject callousness and totally undefendable. Salaries are the least of all the responsibilities of any government or leader for which there must NEVER be an excuse. Welcome to the world of Kogi State Government service, where the least owed workers have three months in arrears…

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Capt Wada’s Landmark Empowerment Programmes In Kogi 

Kogiflame.com By Abubakar Yusuf  Through programmes targeted at empowering young people, the Captain Idris Wada led administration has shown that it places a lot of premium on human capital development. The reason for this premium is not far-fetched-the youths are the future of any  society. What this means is that any investment on them is not a waste. It is an indisputable fact that government that neglects its youths is doomed because the youths are the future of the society. The Kogi State Government under the proactive, focused and dynamic leadership…

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Ganaja Fly-Over Bridge: A Dream Gone Awry

Kogiflame.com These are interesting times for people of the Confluence State. An election to choose who will govern the state is under way and people are daily treated to myriads of playlets holding the present occupants of Lugard House to account. Documents are also flying around purporting on certain financial indiscretions of how the Governor Yahaya Bello led administration has underdeveloped the State in the last Three and half years. A set of such documents shows how the administration has frittered a humongous N1.8bn for the construction of a nonexistent…

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Meet Graham, The Only Man Who Can Survive A Car Crash

Meet Graham. He might look a little different, but I assure you that he’s human. Well, sort of. The reason he looks this way is that he has plenty of body modifications that makes him able to survive a serious car crash. Graham, the crash test man, was created as part of a new Australian road safety campaign by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC). He was designed by sculptor Patricia Piccinini, a leading trauma surgeon, and a road safety engineer, who modified him based on their knowledge of car accidents. The result…

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This Is Rigocracy, Not Democracy

By Farooq Kperogi Critical scholars have characterized contemporary systems of government that claim to be democracies as mere “electocracies” because the vast majority of people actually don’t vote, which denudes such systems of their claims to being governments by the “demo,” that is, the people. Nigeria’s situation is worse. It has institutionalized “rigocracy,” that is,government by in-your-face rigging, not transparent elections, as its preferred system of government. Although rigocracy has been institutional in Nigeria for a while, its brazen manifestation in the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections, in…

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The Kogi Security Model; Yahaya Bello’s Success Story

Since time immemorial, Security and Safety have remained one of the foremost fundamental responsibilities of those in government to the people they govern. Government all over the world at different level ensure it pays close attention to the security apparatus that exist within its domain, as any threats to securing the lives and ensuring the safety of its citizenry connotes an attack on its sovereignty and legitimacy. The challenges of ensuring security have in recent times become enormous and herculean. This is because many youths, due to the collapse of…

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