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Kogi community lost 103 hectares forest to deforestation

Kogi community lost 103 hectares forest to deforestation

Odolu Community in Igalamela Local Government Area of Kogi State has lost a huge portion of its forest to deforestation, leading to unprecedented biodiversity loss. And, as a result of that animals that rely on it for their habits are no longer found while the forest is facing extinction. The forest that stretches from Igabada …

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Kogi community residents groan over deplorable road

Residents of Akpanya, a community with the largest population in Igalamela Local Government Area of Kogi State are groaning over the deplorable nature of their road that is making lives difficult and affecting economic activities. The road that connects the community to Enugu State has been abandoned by the government for decades, making it become hugely …

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Kogi community hospital remains deplorable after N50 million approved budget

Residents of Geregu community in the Ajaokuta area of Kogi state have continued to battle the challenge of accessing good healthcare delivery as the only government hospital in their area has since collapsed. This is even as the Federal Government of Nigeria under the Zonal Intervention Project (ZIP) in 2021 approved the sum of N50 …

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Only one borehole seen in Kogi Lawmaker N100 million constituency projects

Only one borehole was seen in alleged N100 million constituency projects facilitated by Mr. Yakubu Oseni, a lawmaker from Kogi State. Mr. Oseni is a federal lawmaker in the upper legislative chambers, the Senate, representing the people of Kogi Central. Oseni had in the year 2021, facilitated Zonal Intervention Projects (ZIP) popularly known as constituency …

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Residents dying in Kogi as govt abandons community hospital

Residents of the Apata community in the Igalamela local government area of Kogi state are left to die of an illness that can easily be treated as the only primary healthcare in the area has since collapsed. Apata community has since been abandoned while community residents are left to die without any form of healthcare …

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Govt Science School Akpanya students learn under terrible condition

Students of Government Science Secondary School Akpanya in Igalamela Local Government Area of Kogi state learn under terrible conditions despite multi-million education allocation by the state government. A visit to the school by MAWA Foundation shows the students learn under destroyed floors and leaking roofs. Apart from the leaking roofs and destroyed floors, the school …

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12 years after, N7.2 billion Otuocha-Ibaji-Idah Road remains abandoned

The Otuocha-Ibaji-Idah Road in Kogi state has remained abandoned 12 years after it was awarded for the sum of N7.2 billion. The road that connects Ibaji and Idah Local Government Areas of Kogi state was awarded to Nigercat Nigeria Limited at the sum of N7.2 billion in 2009 with contract number C/6024. After the contract …

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Dear Nigerians, this is community healthcare in Kogi State

Residents of Apata community in the Igalamela local government area of Kogi state are left to die of an illness that can easily be treated as the only primary healthcare in the area has since collapsed. Apata community has since been abandoned while community residents are left to die without any form of healthcare delivery. …

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Ajaka Primary school in deplorable condition

The Local Government Education Authority, (LGEA) Primary School Ajaka is in a state of deplorable condition and needs urgent government intervention, MAWA Foundation has uncovered. A visit to the primary school by the MAWA Foundation officials shows it has since collapsed and needs government intervention. This is even as many parents living at Ajaka do …

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