Latest Stories in Kogi

 

Herdsmen kill 6 in Kaduna, as troops nab 3 terrorists in Borno

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By Ben Agande & Joseph Erunke Kaduna—Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen reportedly killed six people in Bakin Kogi, Kaninkon chiefdom in Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State...

Fri Mar 30th, 2018     Read More →

Odigie-Oyegun: Attacks from home and abroad

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By Gabriel Enogholase Hours after Chief Odigie-Oyegun told State House correspondents on Monday night that issues about truncating the extension of the tenure of his executive had been consigned...

Fri Mar 30th, 2018     Read More →

Police confirm six killed in Kaduna village attack

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By Ben Agande Kaduna – Six persons have been killed and four others injured in the volatile Southern Kaduna region as gunmen unleash terror on the people of Bakin Kogi, Kanikon Chiefdom in...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

Three killed at mining site in Kaduna State

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Kafanchan (Kaduna State) – No fewer than three persons have been killed following a clash at a mining site in Bakin Kogi village of Kaninkon Chiefdom in Jema’a Local Government Area of...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

General Gowon, say something – anything!

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By Ochereome Nnanna THE elite in every part of the world is a close-knit cult. There is more that unites than separates them. In this charmed cult religion, region, state of origin and such...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

Produce my accusers dead or alive, Melaye tells Police

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Bolu Obahopo & Joseph Erunke Melaye arms saga: Suspects escape from custody, Produce my accusers dead or alive, Melaye tells Police LOKOJA—Kogi State Police...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

Kogi: We must all protect the nation’s democracy – Senate

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…Produce the two accused persons who ran away from the Prison within the next 48, Melaye to IGP …As Senate Drags Abdullahi Adamu, Omo- Agege before Ethics C’ttee over Advert in...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

Forum urges states to adopt Computerised Vehicle Inspection for safety

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Forum of Commissioners for Transportation on Wednesday urged states to adopt Computerised Vehicle Inspection to enhance safety and also implement the upgrade of VIO Oral test for driving license...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

Money Politics: INEC urges IGP to deploy Special Forces against vote buying

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has asked the Nigerian Police to deploy its special forces in polling units to arrest partisans who engage in vote...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

Melaye to sue IGP over ‘escape’ of gun suspects

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Senator Dino Melaye has threatened to sue the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris over the reported escape of two suspects who accused him (Melaye) of being their sponsor and gun...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian Police declare Dino, others wanted

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Nigerian Police has on Wednesday declared the senator representing Kogi West constituency, Sen. Dino Melaye and seven other suspects wanted in Kogi state. This was made known in a statement signed...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

Dino Melaye accuses police, Kogi govt of plot to kill him

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Henry Umoru & Boluwaji Obahopo Abuja—Embattled Senator Dino Melaye, yesterday claimed he had uncovered an alleged plan by the Nigerian Police and the Kogi State...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

APC Exco Tenure elongation :Why Odigie-Oyegun must go – Buhari

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•President, APC govs at odds on Oyegun at stormy NEC •Party constitutes committee on tenure of exco •The President, APC have spoken —Tinubu ABUJA—The future of the Chief...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

DSS makes a haul, arrests kidnap kingpin, others

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Mr. Lawal Mohammed, a suspected major financier and amourer of the dreaded Basalube kidnap gang in Kogi. DSS spokseman, Mr Tony Opuiyo, on...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

DSS arrest major financier, armourer of kidnap gang in Kogi

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Abuja – The Department of State Services (DSS) said it had arrested Lawal Mohammed, a suspected major financier and amourer of the dreaded Basalube kidnap gang in Kogi. Director-General of...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →