Posts Tagged ‘Kogi State’

Atiku Mourns Victims Of Lokoja Explosion, Ebonyi Road Accident

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 25, 2020
Former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar Thursday expressed condolences to the victims of two separate incidents— a tanker explosion in Lokoja, Kogi State, and a road accident in Akaeze-Ukwu, Ebonyi— both of which claimed several lives. “I am saddened by reports of a tanker explosion in Lokoja and the road […]

#COVID19: PDP Raises Alarm Over Kogi, Queries Bello’s Inaction

by Seun Adeuyion June 30, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has queried Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello over his manifest laidback attitude towards COVID-19 prevention and management protocols, resulting in spread and avoidable deaths in the state. The party expressed worry over alleged unreported cases of COVID-19 as well as issues of ‘silent deaths’ in the state, which have become […]

#COVID19: Kogi State Lifts Lockdown; “No Virus Here”— Governor Says.

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 5, 2020
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has announced the lifting of the lockdown previously imposed on  Kabba-Bunu.Kabba-Bunnu Local Government area had been alleged to host the state’s suspected index case of Covid19. Governor Bello revealed the ease off while addressing the press at the Government House in Lokoja. Following the outcome of several Covid19  tests […]

Kidnap kingpin, 18 others nabbed in Kogi State

by Seun Adeuyion April 29, 2020
A joint taskforce comprising police, local vigilante, neighbourhood watch and hunters have arrested a kidnapping kingpin, Ajode Agbichi and 18 suspected criminal elements. Agbichi from Etiaja Olowa in Dekina local government area of the State, is said to be the leader of a four-man kidnapping gang that’s been terrorising residents of Olowa and environs. Arrested […]

PDP Chairman slumps, dies while playing tennis in Kogi

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 8, 2020
Kogi West Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chairman, Barr. Taiwo Kola-Ojo is dead. Barr. Ojo slumped and died on Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. The Kogi State Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bode Ogunmola confirmed the death in a Statement made available to reporters on Wednesday morning. Ogunmola, described the death as sudden […]

Gunmen attack Kogi community, kill 19, burn houses

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Gunmen have killed no fewer than 19 people in Tawari community in the Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State, burning buildings, including the palace of the king of the community. The Public Relations Officer of the Kogi State Police Command, Mr Williams Anya, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of […]