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PDP urges members to vote against Senator Melaye’s recall

The Peoples Democratic Party has directed its members in Kogi State to vote against the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) during the verification of signatures of petitioners holding on Saturday, April 28.

How Senator Melaye escaped from policemen enroute Lokoja

Embattled All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, yesterday, escaped from the custody of the Nigeria Police Force, en route Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

Senator Dino Melaye to surrender self to police

Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) has said he will make himself available to the Nigeria Police almost a month after he was declared wanted.

Gunmen attack on Kogi community spreads, death toll now 16

The violence unleashed on Kpanche community in Bassa Local Government of Kogi State in the early hours of Sunday has spread to two other communities with death toll jumping from 10 to 16.

10 killed, houses burnt as gunmen attack Kogi community

The police in Lokoja on Sunday confirmed the death of 10 persons when gunmen invaded Kpanche community in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Police recover 457 illegal arms in Kogi

The Police in Kogi State on Thursday, said it had recovered over 457 prohibited arms from unauthorised persons across the 21 local government areas of the state.

Police: Why we arrested 13 more suspects in Senator Melaye’s gun case

Kogi State police command spokesman, ASP William Aya, has revealed the identity of 13 other suspects arrested following the re-arrest of six supectswho escaped from custody last week.

IGP Ibrahim idris reinstates Kogi CP Ali Janga

Ali Janga has been reinstated as the commissioner of police in Kogi state, William Aya, the state police command spokesman, has confirmed.

Senator Melaye: Police arrest six persons for aiding escape of principal suspects

The police have arrested six persons for allegedly aiding the escape of six suspects from police custody in Division ‘A’ Lokoja, Kogi State, last week Wednesday.

Police re-arrest suspected criminal escapees linked to Senator Melaye

The Nigeria Police, Kogi State command have re-arrested five out of the six suspected criminals who escaped from Police custody in Lokoja, Kogi State on Wednesday.

Police in Kogi confirm rearrest of three suspects who escaped from custody

The Kogi state police command has confirmed the re-arrest of three out of the six suspects involved in the arms case against Senator Dino Melaye who escaped from custody on Wednesday.

IGP Ibrahim Idris removes Kogi CP over escape of six suspects

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of the Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, Ali Janga following the escape of six suspects from police custody early this morning.

Police declare Senator Dino Melaye wanted

Police said the duo have also been placed on Interpol watchlist for allegedly providing false information to the police in relation to an alleged attempt on Mr. Melaye’s life last year.

Suspects in Senator Melaye’s arms case escape from detention

Two criminal suspects, who indicted Senator Dino Melaye as their arms supplier, has escaped police custody.

Police in Kogi confirm death of three, dismiss death of monarch, others

The Police Command in Kogi has confirmed the killing of three persons by gunmen at Agbenema village in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

Kogi government, police deny reports of fresh killings in communities

Controversy has continued to trail reports of renewed attacks on some Kogi communities.

Nigeria Police parade 30 for kidnapping, robbery, cultism

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday paraded 30 suspected inter state armed robbers, kidnappers, social miscreants, cattle rustlers, cultists and hoodlums that have been terrorising the people of Kogi state and its environs.

Police ban firecrackers, knockouts during yuletide in Kogi

Barely 24 hours to the celebration of the birthday of Jesus Christ, the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga, has vowed to arrest and prosecute any individual caught disturbing public peace during this yuletide period.

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