Category: Crime

Gunmen Attack Military Checkpoint, Kill 2 Navy Officers in Kogi

Armed men, on Wednesday evening, attacked a military checkpoint in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State, killing two naval officers of the Nigerian Navy, throwing...

Bello Vows to Crush Armed Banditry in Kogi

Again, Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has restated his commitment to ending all forms of banditry in the state. The Governor gave assurances through his...

Kogi: Abducted Ejeh Ankpa Regains Freedom

The Acting Ejeh of Akpa, Alhaji Usman Sani who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen last week has regained his freedom. Sani, a first class traditional ruler in Kogi State,...

Gunmen Abduct Kogi Senator’s Aide, Demand N25m Ransom

Unknown gunmen have abducted the senior legislative aide (SLA) to Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho (Kogi East/APC), Barrister Isaac Ekpa. Ekpa, a former chairman of Olamaboro...

Kogi Monarch Kidnapped in Mosque

A first class monarch in Kogi state, the acting Ejeh of Ankpa, Alhaji Shaibu Usman has been kidnapped. It was reliably gathered that the monarch from was kidnapped...

Kogi Govt. Secures Freedom for Two Indigent Suspects Standing Trial Separately for Murder, Manslaughter

The Kogi State Government, through the Office of the Public Defender and Citizens Rights Commission, (PDCRC), has secured the release of one Mr Unekwu Abah and another,...

Suspected Bandits Behead Court Staff in Kogi

A staff of Upper Area Court in Bagana, Omala local government area of Kogi state was, on Monday, beheaded in his farm by suspected bandits. It was gathered that the...

Suspected Herdsmen Kidnap Three in Kogi, Demands N1.2m Ransom

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have kidnapped two staff of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) and a resident within the steel plant in Ajaokuta local government area of...

NMA Raises Alarm as Gunmen Abducts Another Medical Doctor in Kogi

The Medical Director, Peace Hospital, Anyigba, Dr. Azubuike Iheanacho has been abducted by suspected kidnapers. Iheanacho abduction was revealed by the State chapter,...

Investors May Abandon Ajaokuta Steel, Group Wants Urgent Solution to Kidnapping in Kogi

De Club 10 Nigeria, an elite group from Kogi Central Senatorial District, has asked the Kogi state government to urgently address the resurgence of kidnapping in the...