Kogi State

Kogi State House of Assembly has recalled eight suspended assembly members and two local government council chairmen after they were cleared of terrorism allegations. The lawmakers include Daniya Rayin, Bassa constituency, Murktar Bajeh, Okehi constituency, Kilani Olumo, Ijumu constituency and Moses Akande Ogori-Magongo constituency. Others are Mohammed Lawi Ahmed Okene one constituency, Atule Igbunu, Ibaji […]

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has signed five bills into law. The signing ceremony took place on Monday at the EXCO Hall in the Government House, Lokoja, and was witnessed by dignitaries, including the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mohammed Ibrahim and other state […]

Edo State police command has arrested navy personnel and another suspect for allegedly robbing someone of a car in Sapele, Delta State. The state police command public relations officer, Chidi Nwabuzor paraded the suspects, Ibrahim Adamu, a serving personnel of the Nigeria Navy base in Warri and Abdullahi Abdulwahab of Kaduna correctional service. Nwabuzor said […]

Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a suspension of the deadline for the swapping of old to new Naira notes barely two days to the deadline for Naira swap by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Supreme Court issued an interim injunction restraining the Federal Government from suspending the acceptance of the old Naira notes on […]

A Warri-bound passenger train derailed at the kilometer 30 Ajaokuta-itakpe section of the track at about midday on Sunday with no record of casualty. This is contained in a statement issued by the coordinator Itakpe-Warri train service, Sanni Abdulganiyu. The statement indicates that operations on the corridor have been temporarily suspended following the incident until […]

A boat carrying passengers in Ganaja Village almost capsized, but killed one person through electrocution. Sources said the boat lost balance, and one of the passengers who held a naked electric pole in the process died from electrocution. Kogi State has been the epicenter of the 2022 flood as some people say this year’s flood […]

Two persons have been confirmed dead following the collapse of an illegal mining site in Ika-Ogboyaga in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, North Central Nigeria. The Kogi State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC confirmed the incident in a statement signed by Nkom Katung, Head of Solid Minerals. In […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Kogi State Command has paraded three suspects conveying forty thousand litters of liquid substance suspected to be crude oil on the Okene Lokoja highway in Kogi State. Kogi State Public Relations Officer of the Corps, Agiri Alex while parading the suspects said, the arrest was made possible […]

Two of the masterminds of the deadly terrorist attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, South-West Nigeria have been arrested. The suspects described as top commanders of ISWAP in Nigeria are 32-year-old Idris Ojo and 39-year-old Jimoh Ibrahim. Chief of Defense Staff, CDS, General Lucky Irabor who disclosed this to senior Editors […]

The Kogi State Government says it has continued its sensitization of residents living in flood-prone areas and it is ready to relocate displaced persons of into its flood hostel. Commissioner for Environment, Victor Omofaye who spoke with ait.live in Lokoja said the Ministry in collaboration with relevant agencies began deploying the measures following warnings from […]

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