Tag: KOGI

By Ismail Auwal The Northern Elders Forum ( NEF) has said that it would not reply Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s vituperation against the elders of the region. The spokesman of the group, Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, who ruled out...
By Ismail Auwal Barely few weeks to 2023 general elections, the ancient city of Kano is experiencing rising incidents of phone-snatching by gangs who attack unsuspecting people with knives and other local weapons. An investigation by Sahelian Times...

FG wades into Kogi Govt-Dangote feud, laments impact on FDI

By Aminu Kutama The Federal Government has waded into the raging dispute between the Kogi State Government (KGSG) and the Dangote Group over the ownership...

Again, explosion rocks Kogi State

By Ismail Auwal An explosion rocked a local bar at Kabba in the Kogi West Senatorial District on Sunday. The explosion, which occurred opposite a police...

Kogi Gov picks APC’s presidential nomination form

By Ismail Auwal Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State paid N100 million on Tuesday for the purchase of forms to run for President under the...

No one can force me to stop Sanusi-led Zikr in Lokoja- Gov. Yahaya Bello

By Ismail Auwal Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has said that he was asked to halt the Zikr session scheduled to hold in Lokoja...

Kidnappers kill farmer, abduct 6 others in Kogi

By Ismail Auwal Kidnappers have killed one person and abducted six family members on a farm at Lagbeta community in Kogi Local Government Area, Kogi...

Hidden N19.3bn Kogi bail out fund returned to CBN – EFCC

By Ismail Auwal The Central Bank of Nigeria has acknowledged the receipt of N19.3bn recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from the Kogi...

Yahaya Bello dares EFCC over N20bn bailout funds

Yahya Bello dares EFCC over N20bn bailout fund   Governor Yahaya Bello has slammed the Abdulrasheed Bawa-led EFCC for deceiving Nigerians and lying against the Kogi...

Extortion: investigation commences as 7 officers arrested over viral video in Kogi

By Salim Yunusa   The Kogi State Police Command has commenced investigations into a trending video where Police personnel attached to Adogo Division, while on patrol...

Kidnapped Zamfara Speaker’s father, Ex-Kogi Provost die in bandits’ captivity

By Salim Yunusa     Alhaji Muazu Abubakar, the father of Zamfara State Speaker, Nasiru Muazu Magarya, has reportedly died of heart attack inside bandits’ enclave.   Older brother...

Scores of inmates escape during jailbreak in Kogi

By Ismail Auwal Scores of inmates have reportedly fled the medium Federal Correctional Centre (prison) in Kabba, Kogi State, following a jailbreak said to have...

Hunters nab three kidnappers, recover three guns, other items

By Salim Yunusa Hunters from the Okehi local government council of Kogi State, on Monday, nabbed two kidnappers who have been terrorising the area.   The security...

Abductors of Kogi chairman demand N100m ransom

By Ismail Auwal The abductors of the Yagba West Local government chairman in Kogi State, Mr. Pius Kolawole have demanded N100 million for the release...

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