Tag: Lokoja

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 2, 2018

The Late 5: Police officers in Borno protest unpaid allowances, Audu Katagum sworn-in as Deputy Governor of Bauchi and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Police officers in Borno on Monday took to the streets of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2017

“Those calling for restructuring are the real enemies of the country” – Yahaya Bello

The governor of Kogi, Yahaya Bello, has called on Nigerians to disregard calls for the restructuring of Nigeria, describing such ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

25 herdsmen suspected to be robbers and kidnappers arrested in Kogi

About 25 herdsmen suspected to be robbers and kidnappers have been apprehended by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Kogi ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

“Stop causing mayhem in order to save your dying career” – Bello tells Melaye

The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has told Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West), that he “can’t use violence to ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2016

The moment when Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello was stoned in Lokoja

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Friday was pelted with fruits and rotten vegetables while stepping out of a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 26, 2016

Gov. Bello to publish names of people behind ‘ghost workers syndrome’ in Kogi

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has reacted to an attack on him on Friday at a mosque in Lokoja. Bello ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 3, 2016

Opinion: The primitive African philosophy of wealth accumulation

I was having a discussion recently with my Lokoja neighbors, where am currently serving as a youth corper. It bothered ...

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Janeth JNovember 19, 2015

Fayose disagrees with PDP over Timipre Sylva and Audu Abubakar

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has opposed the Peoples Democratic Partý’s position regarding the credibility of the All Progressives Congress’s choice ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 7, 2015

Bishop Oyedepo says Nigeria needs saving… but from who?

by Damilola Jagun Bishop David Oyedepo is of the opinion that Nigeria needs to be rescued. While urging Christians to fervently ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 4, 2015

Buhari is brain dead, don’t vote for him – Patience Jonathan

by Panshak Ibrahim First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has enjoined Nigerians to not vote for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

FG approves fast train rail lines from Abuja to Lokoja

by Andem Effiong Vice-President Namadi Sambo on Tuesday, February 3 said the Federal Government had approved the design of a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 3, 2015

I will do better in my second term – Jonathan

by James Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan says if re-elected, he would do better in his second tenure than he did ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 30, 2014

How mechanic locked up teenage girl and raped her for five days

by James Sambo A 28-year-old mechanic, Abdulkadir Salihu, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly abducting and raping a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2014

“PDP is finished” || “2015 election will be tough” – Buhari and Oyegun have some words to share with you

by Azubuike Azikiwe As the year draws to a close, and the 2015 elections become the subject matter among Nigeria’s ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 3, 2014

Ex-Kogi commissioner perishes in car accident

by Segun Oni   Grace Elebiyo, the immediate past Commissioner for Education in Kogi State has died. Elebiyo who, before ...

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April 16, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: When the Boko Haram bombs finally hit home

by Cheta Nwanze So sad for Nigeria. I wish we can all just unite and be our brother’s keeper. These ...

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January 1, 2014

How pastor and 6 children were arrested for printing fake currency

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested a pastor who claimed to have been reportedly ...

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December 14, 2013

REPORT: Police officers taking bribe beat up journalist who took photo of them in Kogi

by Adeola Balogun New reports have claimed that a photojournalist was beaten up yesterday and assaulted by men of the police ...

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November 30, 2013

ASUU strike update: 10 things you SHOULD know about the FG meeting with VCs in Abuja

by Isi Esene The face-off between the Federal Government and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) may have ...

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November 19, 2013

TERRIBLE: Boy,13, kills his friend in Kogi for DAMAGING HIS EARPIECE

by ‘Jola Sotubo A 13-year-old boy has been apprehended by the police in Kogi after reports emerged that he had ...

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November 12, 2013

“Deliver us o Lord, from Governor Wada”: Reactions to ex-ASUU president’s death in 7 shocked tweets

by Chi Ibe   Upon reports that the convoy of Kogi governor, Idris Wada was involved in the death of ...

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November 12, 2013

ASUU ex-president’s last public statement before he died: “Jonathan government is shameless”

by Chi Ibe YNaija has just confirmed the sad news that former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ...

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November 12, 2013

Just in: Former ASUU president dies in crash

by Chi Ibe Former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universitities (ASUU) and renowned author, Dr Festus Iyayi is ...

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October 20, 2013

Pres. Jonathan’s convoy rescues accident victims on Lokoja-Abuja highway

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan’s entourage which was returning from Ado-Ekito earlier today took part in the rescue of ...

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September 30, 2013

Opinion: United Nigeria – Is it a reality or a mirage?

by Ador Umar Muhammed One of the clear symptoms indicating that Nigeria is a failed state is that most of ...

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May 20, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: See what Boko Haram has caused (Y! FrontPage)

by Cheta Nwanze  In order to stem the ugly tide of huge losses in foreign reserves to unjustifiable importation of ...

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January 21, 2013

Why we attacked Mali-bound soldiers – JAMBS militant sect explains

by Isi Esene A new group believed to be a break-away faction of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have ...

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January 8, 2013

Tragedy: 6 killed in Abuja-Lokoja road accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kogi has confirmed the death of six persons in an accident which occurred ...

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December 25, 2012

Tragic: Christmas Day road accidents claim 3 lives, injure 11

Three persons were confirmed dead and 11 injured in separate road accidents on Christmas Day across the country. A statement ...

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November 10, 2012

Two suspected bank robbers killed as police foil robbery operation

by Isi Esene The Kogi State Police Command, yesterday, announced the arrest of two members of a robbery gang who ...

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