Tags: kogi state

Police Arrest Abductor, Killer Of Six-Year Old In Kogi

The Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested the abductor and killer of a six year old girl, Farida Yahaya who was kidnapped at the Gabije Area of Kogi State on 2nd November, 2020. According to a statement released and signed by police spokesman, Frank Mba, the leader of the kidnap gang responsible for the…

Dangote Completes Nigeria’s Longest Concrete Road

The Dangote Group has completed Nigeria’s longest rigid pavement located in Kogi State. It is the first of its kind, top engineers say. The 43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), has been described by motorists as the country’s most strategic highway that is aiding travelers between the North and the South. Olatunbosun…

Lagos Tutors Kogi on Waste Management

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has pledged technical support to Kogi State in its efforts to establish a robust waste management system. This promise was given by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of LAWMA, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, while receiving the Kogi State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Victor Adewale Omofaiye, and his…

Police Kill Protesting Youths In Kogi Over Cows

At least two youths protesting the arrest and detention of some residents of Umomi community have been shot dead. It was said that the incident occurred on Wednesday when armed policemen from the Ugwolawo division shot live bullets into the demonstrating crowd in Umomi community in the Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State. Two…

BREAKING: Bello Floors Faleke At Kogi Tribunal

A petition filed by James Faleke against the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, at the state’s election tribunal, has been thrown out. While delivering the judgment on Monday, June 6, 2016, the tribunal held that Falake has no locus stand to file any petition against the election of Bello as governor and therefore dismissed…

Gunmen Abducts Kogi Monarch

A monarch in Kogi State has been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen in the state, Aproko247 has learnt. The victim, His Royal Highness Adebisi Obademi, is the paramount ruler of Apaa Bunu in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State. He was said to have been seized by the hoodlums, who were reportedly masked, at…

Civil Servant Declared Wanted Over N36 Fraud

An employee of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Joseph Tony Ogah, has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, over an alleged fraud. Ogah was accused of defrauding the Federal Government of N36.2 million, according to a statement issued on Tuesday by spokesperson of the…