Posts Tagged ‘Kogi State’

ICYMI: Kogi Police Arrest Suspected Buhari ‘Must Go’ Campaigners In Lokoja

Police in Kogi State have confirmed the arrest of two persons caught yesterday midnight allegedly carrying out ‘smear campaign against Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari’ in Lokoja, the state capital. Ayuba Edeh, the state Police Commissioner, explained that at about 2:30 a.m. yesterday, policemen attached to the command arrested two young men. They were allegedly painting […]

Kogi State: NLC Calls For Immediate Sack Of Service Head

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, urges Governor Yahaya Bello to sack the State Head of Service, Mrs. Deborah Ogunmola, claiming she has exceeded 35 years in service.. Governor Yahaya Bello was advised by the union to reappoint a new Head of Service to supervise the activities of the Civil Servants in Kogi State. Onuh Edoka, […]

Atiku Mourns Victims Of Lokoja Explosion, Ebonyi Road Accident

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

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.

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

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 […]