Police nabs 5 kidnap suspects in Kogi

Five people believed to be behind recent kidnappings in Kogi and the neighbouring states have been arrested by Policemen in Lokoja. Daily Times reports that the arrest of the suspects was confirmed in a statement issued by the state police command on Thursday in Lokoja, Kogi state. READ ALSO: Police arrest pastor for using 20yr…

Eid-el-Kabir: Police Affairs Minister condemns Southern Kaduna, Kogi killings

Maigari Dingyadi Describe perpetrators as enemies of peace, development By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, has condemned the senseless and highly regrettable killings in Southern Kaduna and Koton-Karfe in Kogi State saying the killings were perpetrated by enemies of our collective peace and development. The Police minister assured…

13 members of one family killed by Gunmen in Kogi

Gunmen killed 14 villagers in central Nigeria’s Kogi state on Wednesday, police said, blaming the attack on communal violence. Dailytimes gathered that the night-time attack on Agbudu village in Koton-Karfe area of Kogi also left six people seriously injured, said state police commissioner Ede Ayuba in a statement. “I was there and I was part…

Kogi: Court of Appeal upholds Gov Bello’s election

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Saturday, upheld the election victory of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. The appellate court, in separate unanimous judgements by five-man panel led by Justice Adamu Jauro, dismissed four appeals that challenged the return of…

SMILE rounds up in Kogi

LOKOJA—NO fewer than 49,124 orphans and vulnerable children across 12,775 households in Kogi State have benefited from the Sustainable Mechanism for Improving Livelihood and Household Empowerment, SMILE, project in the last five years. Continue reading SMILE rounds up in Kogi at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper