Police dismantles fake drug syndicate in Lagos

Story Views: 94 The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has uncovered a clandestine factory for the production of suspected fake drugs. The Factory was discovered in the residential Area of Ikotun in Lagos State where substantial production, packaging and distribution of suspected fake drug to different parts of the Country. Jimoh Moshood, Police spokesperson who disclosed this in a press release noted that “These dastard acts may have resulted in several deaths, health complications and physical disabilities to many victims Nationwide.”    According to him, the criminal drug…

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Bulkachuwa withdraws from presidential election petition tribunal

Story Views: 2 The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday, withdrew as a member of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. This followed allegations of likelihood of bias leveled against her by the Peoples Democratic Party, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Although the five-man panel of the tribunal, in a unanimous ruling dismissed the application, Bulkachuwa said she was withdrawing for “personal reasons.” Justice Olabisi Ige, who read the lead ruling of the panel, held that the relationship between Justice Bulkachuwa and her husband, Adamu…

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Egypt, Ethiopian Airlines Running Drug Cartels In Nigeria, Says Dabiri-erewa

Story Views: 3 Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has accused Egypt and Ethiopian Airlines of running drug cartels across Nigeria’s international airports. Dabiri-Erewa stated this on Wednesday during an investigative hearing by an ad-hoc Committee of the Senate set up to look into the circumstances leading to the arrest last December of a Nigerian lady, Zainab Aliyu by Saudi Arabian authorities. Dabiri-Erewa told the committee that, “We have other foreign and local Airlines operating at our Airports. But Egyptian and Ethiopian Airlines have drug cartels…

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Workers salaries: Bello Lied – Kogi NLC

Story Views: 17 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC)  Kogi state Council , comrade Onuh Edoka has  described the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello as a pathological liar  over his  statement on television that he does not owe  workers salaries. The chairman told the governor point blank in a meeting at the government house called  at the instant of the government to resolve some grew areas bordering on workers welfare. Earlier, the chairman ,  had told the governor that he took exception to the nomenclature of…

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GOV Bello Sacks Special Adviser, Redeploys Local Govt Administrator

Disclose your true health condition – PDP tells Kogi governor

Story Views: 26 The Executive Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has approved the immediate redeployment and removal of some political office Holders and appointment of others in order to efficiently deliver the New Direction Mandate to the good people of Kogi State. Hon. Ibrahim Adoga currently the Special Adviser to His Excellency on Multilateral, Donor Agencies and Special projects has been removed from office with immediate effect. The redeployed officers are : Hon. Abdulkareem Suleiman Onyekehi currently serving as the Special Adviser to His Excellency on…

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2500 youths to benefit from Bafa Foundation employment programmes

Story Views: 24 ATABOR JULIUS  LOKOJA. No fewer than two thousand five hundred artisans  and unemployed youths  ( 2500)   have been targeted  to benefit from empowerment programmes organised by the Bafa Foundation  in Lokoja, kogi state capital. Addressing Journalists  on the development on Tuesday, in Lokoja,  the foundation representative, Mr Sunday Abidoye disclosed that  the essence of the foundation is to uplift the standard of living of the vulnerable citizenry . According to  him the Bafa Foundation  is a non  governmental organization which is an offshoot of Bafa Multilurpose Cooperative…

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Press Release: NDLEA Boss debunks Rumour on Nigerian Team visit to Thailand

Story Views: 21 In a Press statement made available to news men today, the NDLEA Boss, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Rtd.) has reacted to the misinformation in the media about his visit with the Executive Governor of Ondo State His Excellency Rotimi Akeredolu to the Republic of Thailand. He denounced the information that He and the Ondo Governor traveled to Thailand to learn how to grow Cannabis sativa for medicinal purpose or economic gain. Exerpts: This is far from the truth.  I wish to by this statement categorically denounce the…

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Huawei Has Lost Access To Android And Google

Story Views: 17 Google severs Huawei access to Android softwareThe move means new Huawei smartphones won’t be able to access many popular apps. The embattled Chinese company is under immense US pressure over its alleged government ties. US tech giant Google said on Sunday it was pulling Huawei’s license to use its mobile phone operating system Android, forcing the Chinese company to rely on an open source version of the software. New Huawei smartphones will no longer have access to services such as Gmail, maps and YouTube as well as…

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Press Release: STOP DISTURBING OUR ROYAL FATHERS AND STOP DESECRATING THEIR PALACES (SCIN)

Story Views: 28 We the members of the SUPREME COUNCIL of IGALA NATION (SCIN) world wide at this point in the life of the IGALA nation and by extention the life of kogi state deem it extremely necessary to grant this press release. Supreme council of Igala Nation is peaceful pan IGALA organisation with membership spread across the globe made up of all IGALAs from Kogi State, Ondo State, Oyo State, Anambra State, Enugu State, Rivers/Bayelsa State all in Nigeria and IGALAs from Democratic republic of Congo plying our trades…

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Police arrests 93 kidnap suspects

Story Views: 22 Juliet Ezeh, Abuja. The Police on Thursday said they had arrested 93 suspected kidnappers in different parts of North Central, North East and North West of the country. Force Spokesman, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, said in a statement in Abuja that the suspects were arrested by operatives attached to the Operation Puff Adder.According to Mba, one rocket launcher, 35 AK47 rifles,10 locally-made AK47 rifles and 500 live ammunition, eight locally-made revolver pistols, 10 pairs of military camouflage uniform, two operational vehicles and other incriminating…

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Nigerian Team in Thailand for Scientific Research on Drug Eradication

Story Views: 28 Far from the truth! This sums up the media reportage that His Excellency, Executive Governor, Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu and Chairman/Chief Executive, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Rtd.) were on a mission to Republic of Thailand to learn how to grow Cannabis sativa for medicinal purpose. This runs against logic. First and foremost, Thailand is not a country where Cannabis is grown. Only Poppy plant is grown in Thailand for the production of Heroin. The team from Nigeria has premised the purpose of the visit to Thailand…

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Bello’s aide denies having fat Bank Accounts

Story Views: 34 ATABOR  JULIUS LOKOJA. The Special Adviser to governor Yahaya Bello of kogi state on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs , Engineer Abubakar Ohere has denied the stories making the rounds that he owns huge sums of money in his bank accounts. He added that the allegation levelled against him by an online medium signed by Gabriel Enoh on behalf of Kogi Conscience and Liberation Forum, Abuja was untrue , malicious with the aim to tarnish his image. Speaking to Journalists in Lokoja, Kogi State, on Wednesday ,…

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Governor Bello debunks relocation of processing plant from kogi west to central, as Okun stakeholders endorse his Re-election

Story Views: 36 Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has affirmed that the news about the relocation of a Bio Ethanol plant from Alape area in Kogi west to the central was totally false. The governor further noted that instead of the circulated falsehood of the relocation, the Okun people would house four of such plants in different part of the senatorial area. He made this known today at the state government house in lokoja, while receiving delegation of traditional rulers and other stakeholders from the seven Local Government Areas…

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Rotimi Akeredolu Repairing 300 Vehicles Used By Past Administrations In Ondo

Story Views: 34 Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu rehabilitating over 300 old vehicles that have recklessly used and condemned. The State Chairman of Logistics and Ideas, Oluwole Okunnuga, revealed that the state government is repairing more than 300 vehicles used to waste and will soon be a useful tool to service the government. He also said he believe there are more than 600 government vehicles in the state that have been recklessly used but they are currently working on 300 of them. See photos

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Activist blasts Bello over LG polls

Story Views: 38 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Executive Director Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution  ( CHRCR)  Comrade Idris Miliki has blast governor Yahaya Bello  for non conduct of election into the Local  Government Councils  in kogi state for more than three years as illegal , corrupt and  unacceptable  to the people of the state. The Executive Director stated this Tuesday in Lokoja at one day quarterly review meeting for media and CSOs organised  by the centre in partnership with Shehu Musa Yaradua Foundation . Miliki noted that the…

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Kogi Central Tradition Rulers, Stakeholders give Governor Bello second term nod, lauds his numerous achievements

Story Views: 41 Traditional Rulers from all the five Local Government Areas in Kogi Central Senetorial District, have jointly given a nod to the second term bid of Governor Yahaya Bello. They also collectively lauded his numerous achievements, top of which were security, infrastructures and Youth empowerment. They made this Known on Monday at the Government House in Lokoja, while they paid a courtesy and a solidarity visit to the governor. The delegation of traditional rulers from the Ohinoyi of Ebira, HRH Alhaji Ado Ibrahim led by the Ohi of…

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Tragedy averted as tanker loaded with PMS fell at Oke-Afa Isolo

Story Views: 38 Tragedy was averted this afternoon after a tanker fully laden with petroleum products fell at the Oke-Afa Isolo area of Lagos State. The cause of the accident could be traced to bad road as the spot of the accident was totally dilapidated. According to an eye witness who spoke to our correspondent in pidgin, he said “The road dey bad well well the pot hole too much na em cause am” he urged the Lagos state government to come to their aid and fix the road to…

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AAC Suspends Sowore Omoyele

Story Views: 9 The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African Action Congress (AAC) has suspended its Presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore and with others. This was announced at the party’s NEC meeting in Abuja, on Monday. Sowore according to the NEC is being suspended for alleged anti-party activities, failure to convene NEC meeting and financial misappropriation. A new acting national chairman, Leonard Nzenwa, has immediately been sworn-in. The committee also announced that the suspension of Sowore and other members of his executive took effect from March 27 and it is…

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Robin Van Persie retires from football

Story Views: 37 Former Arsenal and Manchester United man Robin van Persie retired from football today after his Feyenoord side lose 2-0 against ADO Den Haag The curtain came down on Robin van Persie’s glittering career with his Feyenoord side defeated 2-0 by ADO Den Haag on Sunday. The 35-year-old made his final career appearance in Feyenoord’s last home league match of the season rather than round off his career in Wednesday’s away fixture against Fortuna Sittard. He hit the woodwork in the first half and was substituted off in…

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Kogi Ex-Governor son Joins Guber race , Promise to prioritize Agriculture

Story Views: 37 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.    Ahead of the November 2, 2019 governorship election in kogi state, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Idris has declared that if elected , his government will place emphasis  on Agriculture to creating jobs for the unemployment  youths and to generate wealth for the state. Abubakar, who is the son of the former governor of the state Alhaji Ibrahim Idris is seeking to rule the state on the platform of the PDP stated this  Thursday in Lokoja at the ongoing media parley organised by the Nigerian…

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Kogi State Internal Revenue service grows IGR by N300M in Q1 2019/Holds Retreat

Story Views: 47 Julius Ataboh, Lokoja Kogi State Internal Revenue Service under the new leadership of the Executive Chairman, Aliyu Inda Salami, has recorded a growth in its revenue generation. This was made possible because of the recent developments in the Service which borders chiefly around Operational Restructuring that focuses on effective and efficient revenue collections. In the light of the objective of increasing the IGR of the State to 3Billion Naira monthly, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service organised a 2-day retreat to equip its Staff towards the realisation of…

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