Adavi Security Network Arrests Notorious Motorcycle Snatchers

A five-man motorcycle snatching syndicate terrorising Adavi local government area of Kogi state and the central axis of the state have been arrested by the Nigeria Police in collaboration with local vigilante. The arrest was made possible by the continuous efforts of the Executive Chairman of Adavi LG, Hon. Joseph Omuya Salami and community leaders. […]

How 3 Policemen Killed 8 Businessmen for Money at Checkpoint in Kogi, Man Tells Panel

A petitioner before the Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Related Extra Judicial Killings, Mr Sulaiman Badmus on Saturday narrated how three policemen gruesomely murdered eight travellers because of money. He added that the incident occurred at Obeira police check point, Okene area of Kogi State, adding that the […]

Kogi: Security Task Force Nabs Member of Kidnap Gang in Yagba East

Security operatives have arrested a member of kidnap gang terrorising the people of Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State. Four members of the gang who were confronted by security operatives during kidnap attempt, however, escaped with bullet wounds. The Senior Special Assistant to the Local Government Chairman on Media and Publicity, Mr. Toba […]

NDLEA Arrests Fake Military Officers With 234kg Illicit Drugs in Kogi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two suspected fake military officers with 394 compressed parcels of Cannabis Sativa. They were intercepted in a new VIP edition of Toyota Hilux Jeep loaded with the substance that weighed 234kg. The suspected fake military officers Mohammed Nura and Abubakar Dahiru, were intercepted by operatives of […]

Illegal Possession of Firearms: Police Arrests Nasarawa Varsity Student in Kogi

A 400 level student of the Department of Geology, Nasarawa State University, Musa Mohammed Nurudeen, has been arrested by policemen in Kogi state for illegal possession of firearms. Kogi state police command disclosed that its operatives arrested Nurudeen for possession of five Baretta pistols and one 9mm ammunition. In a press release issued by the […]

We Paid Heavy Ransom to Free Kogi PDP Chieftain’s Widow From Kidnappers – Family

Victims were not rescued after a fierce gun battle as erroneously reported. More facts have emerged about the abduction and subsequent release of widow of former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Kogi West senatorial district, Barrister Taiwo Kola-Ojo, and six other passengers kidnapped with her between Iffe and Egbeda in Ijumu Local Government Area […]

NDLEA Seizes Over 11,000kg of Illicit Drugs, Arrests 174 in Kogi

By Stephen Adeleye. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi Command, on Monday said it made a total seizure of 10, 978.399 kg of illicit drugs between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020. The NDLEA Commander in Kogi, Mr Alfred Adewumi, disclosed this at a press conference at the command’s headquarters in Lokoja. Adewumi […]

‘There’s a New Sheriff in Town’, NDLEA Declares War on Drug Merchants in Kogi

Arrested 174 suspects, Seized 10,978kg of Hard Drugs, Secured 15 convictions in 2020 The State Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi State Command, Mr. Alfred Bayode Adewumi has reiterated the commitment of the agency to sustain its war against drug dealers in the state. Speaking at a press briefing in Lokoja on Monday, […]

Suspected Herdsmen Set School Ablaze in Kogi (Photos)

A band of suspected herdsmen, on Wednesday afternoon, invaded Government Secondary School, Iluke in Kabba Bunu local government area of Kogi state, and burnt down the school. The school, located in Aghara in the outskirts of Iluke, is said to share borders with a Fulani settlement. It was reliably gathered that the school was invaded […]

Timber Contractor Shot Dead in Kogi

An Anyigba, Kogi state based timber contractor, Ogwu Salihu has been reported killed by unknown gunmen. The incident happened early hours of Tuesday at the deceased girlfriend’s house where he went to pass a night. The girlfriend whose name was simply given as Safiya had four children for her former husband before they separated. Reacting […]

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