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Suspects flee Kogi NSCDC cell, agency detains officers

The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has detained some of its officers on duty when five suspects arrested for illegal oil bunkering escaped from detention. The state Commandant of the agency, Samuel Maigari, who confirmed this to our correspondent on Tuesday, vowed to fish out those behind the jailbreak....

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Kogi fumes over COVID-19 travel warning, alleges NCDC scaring investors

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Kogi State Government has accused the National Centre for Disease Control of deliberately peddling falsehood to scare investors from the state. The state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, stated this in reaction to the Federal Government warning against visiting Kogi and four other states –  Yobe Jigawa, Zamfara and […] Read Full Story

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Hunters rescue ex-PDP zonal chairman’s widow from kidnappers’ den

GBENGA ODOGUN Yemi, the widow of the former Peoples Democratic Party Zonal Chairman, late Matthew Kola-Ojo, has been rescued by the Ijumu Local Government Area hunters. Yemi alongside 14 others were kidnapped on Monday on their way to Lagos after the mandatory mourning period of her late husband. They were kidnapped along Iffe/Egbeda Road, Kogi […] Read Full Story

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Metro

Four ceramic firm workers killed in Kogi crash

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Four staff of BN Ceramics Company, Ajaokuta, have lost their lives in a fatal motor accident. Our correspondent gathered that the accident, which involved the company bus and a Toyota car, occurred around 9.45am on Wednesday when they were on their way home from work. According to a witness, the vehicles had […] Read Full Story

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Kogi News

Ex-PDP chair’s widow, 13 travellers kidnapped in Kogi

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The widow of the late Peoples Democratic Party, Zonal Chairman, late Matthew Kola-Ojo, Mrs Yemi Kola-Ojo, was among the 14 persons kidnapped on Monday in Okunland, Kogi State. The victims were reportedly kidnapped while travelling between Iffe and Egbeda, in the Ijumu Local Government Area. The journey was said to be her […] Read Full Story