Police dismantles fake drug syndicate in Lagos

Story Views: 79 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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The Conspiracy of Local Government Administration by the Kogi State House of Assembly

Story Views: 7 23rd April, 2019 *PRESS RELEASE* *BACKGROUND*The local government is another tier of government and Section 7(1) of the 1999 Constitution states that there shall be democratically elected local government councils in Nigeria. Both the High Courts in the state and the Supreme Court of Nigeria, have pronounced that CATERKERSHIP or any other nomenclature other than a democratically elected council, is illegal. Also, in the 5th Assembly in Kogi State, under the Leadership of Rt. HON Abdullahi Bello, passed a resolution affirming the provisions of the Constitution that…

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Show More Respect To Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan Tells Omokri

Story Views: 17 Former presidential aide and staunch critics of the APC led administration, Reno Omokri, has revealed that ex-president Goodluck Jonathan called him and appealed to him to show more respect and kindness to President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement he issued on his twitter handle, Omokri stated: “I just don’t know how God created Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. I have never met a man, whether Pastor, Imam or Pope, with as much humility as former President Jonathan. He called me and appealed to me to show more respect and…

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Bagana, A town at war with itself against peace, Agatu, Fulani herders as a bait. Lost over 200 lives, Houses worth millions of Naira razed down

Story Views: 46 Writes ATABOR JULIUS our Kogi state Correspondent on the  incessant attack on the village leading to over 200 deaths and property worth millions of naira being torched twice in less than four years. The ancient town of Bagana in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi state.which is bounded on the north to River Benue separating it from Guto, Umaisha , Obatukwu and Loko in Nasarawa state ,and on the East by Agatu LGA of Benue state  and 15km away from Abejukolo, headquarters of the LGA , with …

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Governor Masari thanked FG, Buhari for a new prison in Katsina

Story Views: 31 Governor Aminu Bello Masari Says the move of the federal government to construct new prison yard in the state was a welcome development. The governor who spoke through his Deputy QS. Alhaji Mannir Yakubu was speaking when he received Minister of Interior Alhaji Abdurrahman Bello Dambazau on a courtesy visit. Alh Mannir Yakubu said the new prison yard would assist to wards reducing prison yard congestion and over crowd. On the issue of will defence agro range formed by federal government to protect farmer, from kidnapping and…

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Fulani / Agatu clashes: kogi lawmaker calls for Naval outpost in Bagana

Story Views: 37 Julius Atabor, Lokoja. Against  the recent fulani herdsmen violent attack on Bagana communities in Omala LGA of , Kogi state, , a lawmaker in the House of Assembly, Rt .Hon. Aliyu Akuh has called on the Federal Government to establish a Naval base and police station to curtail incessant killings and burning down of houses of the people of the area. In a motion of public importance moved by the representatives of Omala state constituency Hon. Aliyu Akuh  on Thursday and supported by the Deputy Majority leader…

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Onnoghen Convicted, Banned From Holding Public Office For 10 Years

Story Views: 29 The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has convicted the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen and has banned him from holding any public office for 10 years. Onnoghen will be removed from office as the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). In Today’s ruling, the CCT also directed that all monies in the account will be seized and fortified to the Federal Government based on the fact that he failed to show the tribunal how he acquired…

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Samuel Eto Unveiled as Qatar 2022 WC Ambassador

Story Views: 35 Former Barcelona forward Samuel Eto’o has joined the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) as a global ambassador as Qatar steps up preparations for the quadrennial event. The SC is tasked with delivering projects and infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup which will be held in Doha. The Cameroonian international has appeared in four World Cups and bagged the African Player of Year award four times. As a part of this new role, the 38-year-old will work closely with the SC on a range of projects,…

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Kogi State University Student Reportedly Commits Suicide Shortly after being dumped by boyfriend in Kogi

Story Views: 26 A 100-level Student of the Kogi State University, Ayingba, Miss Rebecca Michael on Wednesday reportedly committed suicide shortly after her boyfriend broke up with her. According to reports, Rebecca, a 100 level student in the department of philosophy took her life in their 200 housing unit residence in Lokoja, according to sources, was within the age of 20. It was reported that, the deceased drank sniper when her boy friend, who is a prominent DJ in Lokoja told her that he was no longer interested in the…

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Priscilla Ekwere: First Female To Have Her Signature On The N1000 Note

Story Views: 25 For the very first time in Nigeria’s 59-year history, the signature of a woman, Priscilla Ekwere Eleje, goes on the naira.  Eleje, who has been acting director of currency and operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been confirmed substantive director. She is the first female director of currency in the history of the bank, and her signature has been appended on the naira — breaking another glass ceiling. Ladi Kwali, Nigeria’s foremost potter, is the only woman on the naira, taking a spot at…

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Demolition of AIT Structure, Atiku Reacts

Story Views: 26 The Presidential Candidate of the peoples democratic Party PDP in the just concluded Election in Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the demolition of a structure belonging to AIT. On his twitter handle, Atiku alleges threat to the freedom of the press enshrined in the 1999 constitution by the APC government. He said nothing must be done to bring our democracy to its knees

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PDP to Buhari: tender your WAEC certificate at tribunal

20,000 APC members defect to PDP in Nasarawa Stat

Story Views: 5 The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to tender his West African Examination Certificate (WAEC) to the presidential election petitions tribunal. The PDP said if truly the President had the WAEC as he claimed, he should tender it before the tribunal, instead of allowing his campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, to “insult” the sensibility of Nigerians with lame attempt at diversionary tactics. The main opposition party also called on Nigerians to note that by claiming that an aspirant does not need WAEC certificate, but the…

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Kogi Club tasks security agencies on Proliferation of Arms.

Story Views: 24 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. A non governmental organisation known as  Idah Club 6575  in  Idah Local Government Area of kogi state  has called on the police and other security agencies to swiftly mopped up cache of arms and ammunitions in the hands of unauthorized persons across the state. The call has become necessary to stem the rising  tide of crimes and criminality as a fall out of the activities of political thugs in the  recent general elections in Kogi State. The club which is a duly registered association…

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Kogi govt/ Judiciary face off; Group calls for settlement

Story Views: 16 ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. A group,  under the aegis of Governor Yahaya  Adoza Bello Consolidation Movement  ( GYABCM) has tasked the State Government and the Judiciary to commence the process of settling their face off for the peace and progress of the state. In a press statement signed  by the Chairman of the group, Alhaji Ibrahim Raji and Secretary General Comrade Onusi Abdullateef  and made  available to Journalists in Lokoja on Monday, the group advised both parties to come together in the interest of the suffering workers of…

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CJ removal : Our actions constitutional -Kogi Speaker

Story Views: 26 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Against the backlash from the public on the purported recommendations for the sack of kogi state Chief Judge Justice  Nasir Ajana , the Speaker Rt Honourable Matthew Kolawole has defended their action as constitutional and in the best interest of the state. The Speaker stated this on recently  in a chat with Journalists in lokoja. He said the Secretary to the state government Mrs Folashade Ayoade Arike had through a letter to the Assembly to mediate on the refusal of the Judiciary to subject…

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Rivers Lawmaker Builds Fire Station in His Constituency (Photos)

Story Views: 28 A Member of the Rivers state house of assembly representing Bonny island in the Assembly, Hon. Abinye Blessing pepple has built a fire station for his constituency, the first of it’s kind by a lawmaker in the region. It is worthy of note that fire outbreaks in Rural areas are very vicious because they tend to wreak more havoc due to the absence of fire fighting machinery, leaving the locals to fight fire with crude buckets and water. Locals will no longer face this danger or suffer…

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Ban On Mining Activities Won’t Last Long

Story Views: 8 The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, yesterday, assured miners and investors that the ban on mining activities in Zamfara State would not last long. Bwari said this while speaking on the need for government to take the action in the interest of protecting lives and property in the state, expressed optimism that very soon the government would sanitise the mining industry for legitimate miners to do their business. He said: “It’s quite unfortunate that we had to stop mining in Zamfara, a…

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Little Boy Electrocuted After Walking Into An Open Transformer. Graphic Photos

Story Views: 11 Tragedy struck earlier today after a little boy was electrocuted in Maikunkele, Bosso Local Government area of Niger State.  According to reports, the deceased identified as Muhammad Arafat – was shocked to death after the transformer was left wide open and the innocent child walked into it.. The incident caused lament in the area as residents and symphathizers gathered at the scene to mourn where the boy passed away.  Community leaders, parents and stakeholders have been urged to ensure that transformers situated in areas are fenced and…

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President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan steps down

Story Views: 23 The Sudanese army announced on Thursday the formation of a transitional council after the resignation of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, Al-Arabiya TV has reported. The transitional council will be headed by Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, the First Vice President and Defense Minister of Sudan, the army was reported as saying. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which has spearheaded the protests, said they will only accept the handover of power to a civilian transitional government. The Sudanese opposition party said they reject any changes that don’t meet the demands of…

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