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APC lauds security agencies in Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

• Says PDP of imported thugs brought Oyo and Osun states •Urges members to remain calm, peaceful as result is being announced Senator Iroegbu The All Progressives Congress (APC) had hailed our security agencies for the security arrangements put in place for Saturday's Governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.  This was contained

Abuse of Judiciary will hunt you, CSO warns Yahaya Bello

•Decries the plot to remove the state Chief Judge  Jude Johnson As the conspiracy to remove the Kogi State Chief Judge thickens, a civil rights group has called on Nigerians to resist the illegality, while warning Gov. Yahaya Bello to be prepared for the consequences of undermining the judiciary. "You should remember

Nigerian Army not involved in Kogi State executive-judiciary spat–Buratai

•Warns Commander, personnel to stay off politics Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Nigerian Army has distanced itself from the ongoing  squabble between the Kogi State Executive and Judiciary. The Army in a statement by its Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, in a statement on Tuesday maintained that it's a professional Organisation will

Security Issues in Nigeria: Kogi State as a case study–Pt1

Editor's note: This article is intended to focus on security issue in Nigeria with specific reference to Kogi state, North Central region of the country. It considered threats to lives and properties, while identifying possible solutions.  Israel Ojih Security is a state of being safe and secure from any form of endangerment. Under

We’ll remain in Melaye’s residence until he surrenders — Police

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force, (NPF) has maintained that it's operatives will continue to be in wait at the residence of Senator Dino Melaye until he surrenders himself for arrest. The police on Friday invaded the Maitama, Abuja residence of the lawmaker representing Kogi West. The police said its personnel

Telecom services may shut down in FCT, 9 other states

The telecommunications companies in Nigeria, yesterday warned that over nine states of the federation may experience telecom blackout. This is as a result of the forceful closure of some telecom sites by Kogi State government. The telcos, who spoke through the Association of Licensed Telecom operators in Nigeria, ALTON, accused the Kogi

GEEP: BoI disburses N295m to 5,600 beneficiaries in Lokoja

Jude Johnson  The Bank of Induatry(BoI) has put the number of beneficiaries of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme((GEEP) in Kogi State at 5, 600.  This is even as the nation's foremost Development Finance Institution(DFI), announced that it had disbursed over N295million in the process of executing the programme in the state. The

Islamic state terrorists arrested in Benue, Edo, Kogi

Many members of Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) who infiltrated Nigeria have been arrested in Benue, Edo and Kogi. Security operatives revealed that a “good number” of the Islamic State terrorists were arrested in Okpella and Benin in Edo state, as well as Okene, in Kogi. Security service organizations who are