ActionAid trains 24 women education facilitators in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. ActionAid Nigeria has concluded training of 24 women peer education facilitators from 12 communities as part of its System and Structure Strengthening Approach against Radicalisation to Violent Extremism (SARVE) project in Kogi. Mrs Nkechi Ilochi-Omekedo, ActionAid Programmes Manager, Women’s Rights, disclosed to Journalists at the end of the two-day training programme in Okene on Friday. The Programme Manager said violent crimes arising from extremism were on the increase with women and children often at the receiving end and there was need to curb it using human development…

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Wada promises to work for smooth transfer of power in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. Captain Idris wada , aspirant on the platform of the PDP in the Novermber 16 2019  governorship election in kogi state  has promised to institutionalise power shift in the body politics of state to douse tensions across the state.  He  disclosed that although the party was robbed in  the 2015 governorship election, which has truncated the programmes of his administration    appealed to delegates to give him  another opportunity  to redeem the stolen mandate. Wada disclosed  this Friday at Odo ere , headquarters of Yagba West Local Government…

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Kogi Commences Airlifting of Hajj Pilgrims

ATABOR JULIUS,LOKOJA The  kogi state Hajj Commission has concluded arrangement for the airlifting of the intending pilgrims to the kingdom of Saudi Arable saying the first batch will take off from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja  on the 15th July, 2019.  In a statement signed by the Commission’s Public Relations Officer, Isah Abdulrahman a copy which was   made available to journalists in Lokoja on Thursday  said all intending pilgrims are expected to report at the Hajj Commission premises in Lokoja on Sunday 14th July, 2019 by 10.00am for the…

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IGP visits five injured police officer by El-zakzakky Islamic movement at National hospital

Following the violent protest of the El-zakzakky Islamic movement, the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu says such act will not be tolerated in the country. The IGP revealed this at the National Hospital Abuja, during his visit to the victims. He  said five(5) police officers has been injured while obeying the clarion call. The police boss noted that the Doctor in charge has assured  that the officers are in stable condition. Meanwhile Forty(40) members of the El_zakzakky Islamic group has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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Kogi PDP: Aspirant kick against automatic ticket

Buhari’s govt swimming in ocean of corruption-PDP

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. A chairmanship aspirant for the state peoples Democratic party chairmanship ,  Muhammad Omuya, has said that the National working committee of the party has not directed the retention of the outgoing executives in the State. He said rather, the national working committee has only said that the positions should be retained in the senatorial districts where they are currently domisiled, saying that the claim of some of the party leadership contradicts the directive of the NWC. Addressing journalists in Lokoja on Sunday in lokoja, Muhammad, said he…

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I will use technology to fight insecurity- Erico PDP guber aspirant

ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. A frontline Aspirant on the platform of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the November 16, governorship election in Kogi state  Dr. Joseph Erico Ameh  has assured the state of his capacity to deploying modern technology to  restructure the state security architecture if elected as governor. Ameh disclosed this at the   Kogi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)  Media parley for governorship aspirants over the weekend in Lokoja. The aspirant also pledged to rescue the state from the current abject poverty and underdevelopment even…

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I’m under tremendous pressures to rescue kogi -Capt Idris Wada , PDP guber aspirant

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The  immediate past governor of kogi state and an Aspirant in the November 16, 2019 governorship election Captain Idris Ichala Wada  has disclosed that his  aspiration to return to Lord Lugard House  is stemmed from pressures mounted on him by the good people of the state to salvage and rescure the state from decay and poverty unleashed on the state workers. Capt. Idris Wada  stated this when he officially declared his intention to seek a come back as governor of the state, lamented that the sufferings of…

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POWA commissioned and named School after Hajia Asmau Ndayako Idris

The  progression of education can only be achieved by nurturing a culture of best levels of education, training and development. The president of the police officers wife Association today  commissioned the POWA nursery and primary International school, Garki Abuja. Speaking at the event the President Hajia Asmau Ndayako Idris said ” I am happy for the opportunity given to me as the President to commission beautiful and life impacting school project which was named after me. According to Asmau, ” is another great achievement for POWA and Nigeria Police force…

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President Buhari re-appoints Boss Mustapha, Abba Kyari as SGF, COS

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the the re-appointment of Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Malam Abba Kyari as Chief of Staff (COS) to the President. This was contained in a statement issued by Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) dated July 5, 2018 The President also approved the following appointments of personal staff. 1. Mohammed Sarki Abba – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Household and Social Events) 2. Ya’u Shehu Darazo – Senior Special Assistant to the…

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“This is not the end” Atiku reacts as supreme court affirms Oyetola’s election

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has reacted after the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke.  In a statement made available on his twitter handle on friday, Atiku reacting to the judgment said “Those who think this is the end of the road for Senator Adeleke and the PDP in Osun, are greatly mistaken. This is not the end. Not even the beginning of the end. No. Today marks the continued ascendancy of Senator Adeleke…

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Breaking: Supreme Court upholds judgment affirming Oyetola as duly elected governor of Osun State

The Supreme Court has upheld the Judgment delivered by the Court of Appeal affirming Governor Adegboyega Oyetola as the duly elected governor of Osun State. A seven-man panel led by Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad had, after hearing the appeals on June 17, 2019 fixed July 5, 2019 for judgment.

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Pipeline explosion kills two in Lagos

Fire broke out in Ijegun are of Alimosho local government council in Lagon state on Thursday Morning after suspected hoodlums vandalized the pipeline in the area belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission. Daily mandate gathered that the fire started at about 5am in the morning when some suspected hoodlums broke the pipline in order to steal petroleum products. They had already gotten some of their tankers filled with products when the flow went out of control and littered the street. The smell of the product was what woke some…

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Bafa Foundation decry poverty rate in kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Against the growing incidence of mass poverty ravaging the people of kogi state President of Bafa Foundation Adobanyi Averehi has called for a concerted efforts by the people to tackle the scourge that has reduced the citizenry to a living corpse. Averehi who is also a governorship aspirant on the platform of PDP made the call Wednesday in a chat with Journalists in Lokoja. The Bafa foundation president disclosed that his Foundation has been providing assistance in a areas of medical care and family support since 2017…

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Police to investigate senator Abbo Elisha on assault

Juliet Ezeh, Abuja. The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM,mni has ordered a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the alleged assault on a female Nigerian by Senator Abbo Elisha. Specifically, the IGP directed the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, CP Bala Ciroma to provide a personal and round-the-clock supervision of every facet of the investigation, including the Forensic analysis of the video currently in circulation as well as the actions/inactions of the Policeman seen in the video footage. The…

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Elisha Abbo: NYCN President leads protest against Senator

The President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Comrade Oladele John Nihi in company of other Nigerian youths on Wednesday, led a protest to the Nigerian Police Force Headquarters against Senator Elisha Abbo representing Adamawa North in the 9th senate in Abuja. The protest was in response to a video which went viral on social media platforms of Senator Elisha who was caught on camera assaulting a Nigerian lady in a sex toy store in Abuja. According to him he is more concerned because “the senator who is been…

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I will give 35% positions to women – Aminu Abubakar PDP aspirant

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Alhaji Aminu Abubakar Suleiman , governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic party(PDP) has vowed to implement  the women’s  35% affirmative action in his cabinet if elected governor of kogi state. The governorship aspirant stated this Tuesday in the state capital when Lokoja PDP   women wards leaders,  endorsed his candidature for the November 16, 2019 election. He assured the women of his determination for them to  play vital roles in his administration stressing that any meaningful government  will not toy with issues that affects women . Aminu Suleiman…

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Boat carrying more than seventeen passengers capsizes in Lagos, two confirmed dead

A boat carrying more than seventeen people capsized at Ikorodu, Lagos state on Saturday, 29th June 2019. According to a statement by the CEO, Lagos state emergency management board (LASEMA), Oke -Osanyintolu who led therescue operation involving LASWA Officials and the Marine police, two people have been confirmed dead and three persons rescued. “A boat mishap occurred at the above location yesterday 29th of June, 2019. Investigations conducted revealed that the boat was enroute Badore (Ajah) to Egbin (Ikorodu) with between 17 and 21 passengers on board. “The boat allegedly…

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Benue Assembly Condemn plans to establish Fulani Ruga Settlements for Herdsmen

Benue State House of Assembly has condemn in strong terms recent plan by the Federal Government to establish Ruga settlements for Herdsmen with the claim that it would stop Open Grazing by Herdsmen and end Herdsmen/Farmers crises across the country. The Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Hon Titus Uba rejected the move in Makurdi. Speaking to newsmen, he said ” I like to condemn in strong terms recent plan of the Federal Government to set Fulani Rugs Settlement across the country which has been approved by the…

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Senate President Lawan congratulates America on Independence Anniversary, demands strengthened ties with Nigeria

Senate President Ahmad Lawan have called for strengthened partnership between The United States of America(USA) and Nigeria in all sectors especially in the fight against insurgency in the North East. Speaking at the 243rd independence of the United States of America in Abuja, Lawan said there are several areas for both countries to build on the collaboration and partnerships. He urged Nigeria to learn from the USA 243rd year of Independence and lived together inspire of their differences, ethnicity and religion. The Senate President also noted that Nigeria is a…

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Police deploys security dogs( K9 ) to railway stations

In line with operation puff Adder, the Nigeria Police Force have flagged off the deployment of K9 officers of the Nigeria Police Force to railway stations in the country. This initiative is within the context of Operation Puff Adder and it is planned to compliment the existing security measures emplaced for the security and safety of passengers and critical infrastructure of the Nigeria Railway Corporation across the country. The deployment of special breed and exceptionally-trained police dogs for security duties is as old as human civilization. Hence, their utilization in…

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