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Nigeria Police

Six arrested over murder of Kogi PDP women leader

Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the police to arrest the killer of the Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Ochadamu, Ofu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Mrs. Salome Abu, the state Police Command has announced the arrest of six suspects in connection with the murder.

Police arrest suspected ‘killers of Kogi PDP women leader’

The Police Command in Kogi has arrested six suspects in connection with the killing of one Mrs Salome Abu, at Ochadamu, Ofu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, on Nov. 18.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC declares adhoc staff missing in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared about 30 of its adhoc staff who took part in Saturday’s governorship election in Olamoboro local government area of Kogi state missing.
Nigeria Police

Kogi guber: 10 truckloads of policemen arrive Lokoja

No fewer than 10 trucks loaded with police have arrived Lokoja, the Kogi State capital ahead of Saturday’s governorship election and Kogi West senatorial district rerun.

Three ‘kidnappers’ shot dead in Kogi

Three suspected kidnappers have been shot dead in Kogi State during a shooting encounter with a combined team of soldiers, policemen and local hunters.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap Kogi miners’ chairman

A brother to the victim, Prince Oruma told newsmen on Wednesday that his brother was relaxing in his house when gunmen numbering eight invaded the place at about 8pm on Sunday and began shooting sporadically.

Kogi guber: One dead as gunmen invade PDP primary

One person has been confirmed dead following shooting at the Kogi Peoples Democratic Party governorship primary in Lokoja, the state capital in the early hours of Wednesday.

Kogi government debunks ‘herdsmen attack’ at Lokoja park

The Kogi State Government on Tuesday debunked the alleged herdsmen attack at a motor park in Lokoja, the state capital.

Kogi community banishes father of abducted five-day-old baby

The father of the five-day-old male child abducted by two gunmen on April 11 at Ijagbe community in Kogi State has been banished from the community.

Kogi PDP chieftain collapses, dies in church

Tragedy struck at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Avurugo in Iglamela/Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi state on Palm Sunday when a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kizito Amen, collapsed and died in the church during the service.

Jilted female university student commits suicide

A 100-Level student of the Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba, Rebecca Michael, on Wednesday committed suicide over a breakup with her alleged boyfriend.
Nigeria Police

Gunmen injure five, disrupt fishing festival in Kogi

This year’s edition of the annual Dankwo fishing festival in Lokoja ended abruptly on Saturday when gunmen opened fire on participants.

Policeman shoots two drivers in Kogi over bribes

A police inspector on Tuesday shot and injured two drivers in Lokoja, Kogi state, for allegedly refusing to offer bribes he demanded from them.

Police ban use of fireworks in Kogi

Commissioner of Police in the state, Ali Janga, in a statement through the command’s Public Relation Officer, ASP William Aya, called on parents to caution their wards as the Police were determined to deal decisively with anybody that want to cause disturbance of public peace.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 3, recover 55 stolen PVCs in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command yesterday said it has arrested one of the suspects that allegedly attacked officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Egume in Dekina LGA of the state and carted away some PVCs.

Businessman dies in kidnappers’ den

Mr Sanni Aliu, an Ankpa-based businessman kidnapped few days ago has died in the custody of his abductors, police said in Lokoja on Tuesday.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Dino Melaye wanted in Abuja, Kogi

On Friday, Kogi State Police Command, sent a detachment of officers to his country home in Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest, an incident that the senator has now distorted.
Dino Melaye

Police: Why we invaded Dino Melaye’s house

Kogi State Police Command has confirmed that it sent a detachment of officers to the house of Sen. Dino Melaye at Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest.

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