Four policemen arrested in Kogi over extortion

Police have arrested and detained four of its personnel in Kogi over alleged extortion of N25,000 from a traveller and physical assault on another in a trending video. Commissioner of Police, Idrisu Dauda Dabban, disclosed this in a statement signed by the police command’s image maker, DSP William Aya, on Sunday in Lokoja. Dabban said […]

Kwara Leaders Recommend Yahaya Bello’s Security Template

Olaoluwakitan Babatunde Prominent clerics, religious leaders and eminent sons and daughters of Ilorin Emirate in Kwara State have asked Governors in Nigeria to adopt the strategy used by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in tackling insecurity in his state, for the country at large. This call was made at a special prayer for the […]

Kogi Deputy Gov. Onoja blasts Sowore over comment on daughter

Kogi Deputy Gov. Onoja blasts Sowore over comment on daughter By Taiwo Okanlawon Kogi State Deputy Governor Edward Onoja has clashed with publisher and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore over the former’s daughter. Mr Onoja had on Friday posted pictures on Twitter from his daughter’s matriculation ceremony into Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja. “Congratulations Oma […]

2022 Budget: Adeyemi commends Buhari on Kofi roads

Chairman of Senate Committee on Aviation, Smart Adeyemi, has commended President Muhammadu for the budgetary provision made for the Kabba-Egbe-Ilorin and Kabba-Iyamoye-Omuo roads in the 2021 Appropriation Act. In a statement issued in Abuja, yesterday, Adeyemi, representing Kogi West, listed the budgetary provisions for two major roads in Kogi West to include Kabba- Egbe-Ilorin road […]

Appeal Court dismisses suit against Gov. Bello’s election

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed the appeal challenging the election of Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State for lacking in merit. In a unanimous judgment, the appellate court held that the appellants Michael Elokun, Ibrahim Sule and Hauwa Audi, who are neither members of the All […]

By-elections: APC beats PDP in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja, Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa, Gyang Beere, Jos, Lukman Olabiyi  The Independent Natioanl Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau, Kogi while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in Bayelsa and Cross River states in last Saturday bye-election.      The poll in Zamfara State was, however, declared […]

NDLEA destroys 10-hectare cannabis sativa plantation in Kogi

NDLEA officials By Friday Idachaba The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi Command has destroyed a 10-hectare Cannabis Sativa (Indian hemp) plantation in Okula community, Ofu Local Government Area of the state. Mr Alfred Adewumi, NDLEA Commander in the state, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen shortly after the  destruction of the farm on […]

Kogi: Bello pledges to govern with fear of God

Kogi: Bello pledges to govern with fear of God Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State By Friday Idachaba Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday, restated his commitment to govern with the fear of God in the best interest of the people of the state. Bello stated this at a reception organised for him in […]

Hoodlums Attack Herdsman, Kill 27 Cows in Kogi

Ibrahim Oyewale in Lokoja No fewer than 27 cows were killed while at least seven others were declared missing when hoodlums attacked a Fulani herdsman in his house in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State The victim of the attack, Mallam Lawal Ahamadu, told journalists in Lokoja, the state capital yesterday, that the attackers, […]

Video: Ex Senator Dino Melaye prays Holy Ghost fire to consume opponents, and COVID-19 curse on governors at Obaseki’s rally

(NNP) The political drama of Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s defection to PDP and the pervasive animus between the PDP and the APC, continued on Saturday with former PDP Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, entering the fray. In a rally attended by PDP big wigs to gather support for Gov. Obaseki’s reelection, Dino Melaye, surprised supporters at […]

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