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

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 misleading information. At…

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Huawei Has Lost Access To Android And Google

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 security updates. However,…

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

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 in different parts…

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Police arrests 93 kidnap suspects

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 items. He said…

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Nigerian Team in Thailand for Scientific Research on Drug Eradication

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 On the need…

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Bello’s aide denies having fat Bank Accounts

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 , Abubakar Ohere said…

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

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 of Kogi West…

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Rotimi Akeredolu Repairing 300 Vehicles Used By Past Administrations In Ondo

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

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 government has deliberately…

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

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 avoid reoccurrence. At…

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AAC Suspends Sowore Omoyele

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 to last for…

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

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 Union of Journalists,…

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

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 this goal. The…

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Court of appeal affirms Oyetola’s victory in Osun guber election

Court of appeal sitting in Abuja sets aside tribunal’s judgement which nullified Oyetola’s victory in the Osun gubernatorial election. In three separate appeals filed by Oyetola, the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission, they asked the appellate court to set aside the march 22nd, 2019 judgement of the Osun state election petition tribunal which declared Senator Ademola Adeleke as winner of the osun gubernatorial election. Details Later

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You Are Not Above the Law, EFCC Replies Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has taken note of the reactions of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to the Commission’s inquiries regarding his earnings as Kwara State governor as well as on the quality of his financial stewardship in the Senate. While it is his prerogative to ventilate his views on the matter as he deems fit, the Commission takes great exception at the desperate attempt to cast a slur on its investigative activities by portraying Saraki as a victim of persecution. Furthermore, the Agency finds the…

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Kogi group warns parties against fielding Bello, debunks Ohinoyi Claim of Igala Hijack of Governor Bello

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. A Group under the aegis of Kogi East Youth Alliance for Good Governance has warned the All Progressive Congress (APC) and other political parties to beware of fielding Governor Yahaya Bello who will spell doom for their  parties in the November 2, 2019 governorship election. This is as the group has debunked the claim credited to the Ohinoyi of Ebira Land, Alhaji Ado Ibrahim that the Igalas have hijacked Governor Yahaya Bello to their advantage in the governance of the state. The Group in a statement signed by its President,…

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EFCC Should Stop This Witch-hunt Against Me -Saraki

Saraki mourns Sen. Mustapha Bukar

Press Release May 7, 2019 EFCC Should Stop This Witch-Hunt Against Saraki 1. We have noted a statement issued yesterday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in reaction to a news story published by a national newspaper, based on the letter written by the commission to the Kwara State Government in which it demanded for all details of salaries, allowances, estacode or any other entitlement enjoyed by Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate, during his tenure as Governor of Kwara State between 2003 and 2011. 2.…

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Presidential election tribunal commences hearing on petitions filed by PDP, three other parties today

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will today formally commence hearing in the petitions filed by candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his party, the PDP, and three other political parties and their presidential candidates against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku, PDP and the others in their various petitions are seeking the nullification of Buhari’s victory at the February 23 presidential poll on allegations of widespread rigging, violations of the Electoral Act, suppression…

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Jigawa Assembly Mace Destroyed As Members Fight Over Leadership

Members of the Jigawa House of Assembly have the destroyed the mace which is a symbol after some lawmakers got into a fight over leadership. The House was on Tuesday was thrown into a rowdy session following a motion moved on the amendment of the standing rule of the state assembly. A member representing Yankwashi constituency, Mr Alkasim Karkarna, was reported to have hit the mace which resulted in its destruction. Journalists and other staff in the house were later sent out of the chamber and the gates were locked.…

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