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Court declines to vacate arrest order on ex-gov Yahaya Bello

Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the request by former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello for vacation of the arrest warrant issued against him by the court. The Judge said the former governor,…

FG inaugurates 625-metre drainage in Kogi

The Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated a 625-metre drainage channel in Koton-Karfe, Kogi State to prevent flooding as the rainy season approaches. The project, executed by the National Hydro-Electric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, was unveiled on Thursday by the…

EFCC Officers Disperse Kogi Youths’ Protest in Abuja

A protest organized by youths from Kogi State at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) headquarters in Abuja on Monday was disrupted by EFCC officers who dispersed the demonstrators. The youths had gathered at the EFCC office in Jabi,…

Ododo seeks FG assistance to tackle insecurity

Kogi State Governor Ahmed Ododo has urged the Federal Government to assist the state in addressing the challenges of insecurity and incessant flooding in some parts of the state. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Ismaila…

Human Rights Lawyer Urges Impeachment Proceedings Against Kogi State Governor

Human rights lawyer, Deji Ajare, has called on the Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Yusuf, to initiate impeachment proceedings against the Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo, over allegations of misconduct and abuse of office. Ajare made…

Yahaya Bello asks court to set aside arrest warrant against him

Former Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has filed a petition at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking to invalidate an arrest warrant issued against him. Represented by his lawyer, Abdulwahab Mohammed, SAN, Bello argued before Justice Emeka Nwite…

Breakthrough in Kogi Crisis: Governor nabs perpetrators

Governor Alhaji Ahmed Ododo of Kogi State announced on Wednesday the arrest of those responsible for the recent crisis in Bagana, Omala Local Government Area, which claimed about 25 lives last week. The perpetrators, suspected to be armed herdsmen, not…

25 deceased cops’ families get N39m in Kogi

Kogi State Police Commissioner Presents N39 Million Cheques to Families of Deceased Policemen The Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, Bethrand Onuoha, has disbursed cheques totaling N39,042,593.07 to the families of 25 deceased policemen in the state. According to a…