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Kogi Poly Burst Syndicate, Nabs 12 Students at over Exam Fraud
Education

Kogi Poly Burst Syndicate, Nabs 12 Students at over Exam Fraud

The Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, Salisu Ogbo, has relayed how the institution discovered an examination fraud syndicate and certificate racketeers operating within and outside the Lokoja campus. Ogbo, who disclosed this in a press briefing on Monday, disclosed that the institution also nabbed 12 suspects over alleged culpability in the fraud. He said […]

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Police Arrest 56 Suspected Looters in Kogi State
Security

Police Arrest 56 Suspected Looters in Kogi State

The CP Ayuba Ede-led team of police force in Kogi State has arraigned 56 suspected looters in Lokoja, the state capital on wednesday. Ayuba Ede, the Kogi state Commissioner of Police, disclosed that the arraignment was in compliance with a directive given by Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police (IGP), to put a stop to killings, […]

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Flood Forces Assembly Members to Vacate Their Houses, Cut off Highways in Kogi A photo of the affected Kogi Assembly Quarters by PUNCH
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Flood Forces Assembly Members to Vacate Their Houses, Cut off Highways in Kogi

The ravaging flood in Kogi State has stretched its hold to the Kogi State Assembly quarters as it forces assembly members to vacate their houses. A report by PUNCH shows that the flood also cut off many highways in the state, thus hindering movements in the affected part of the state to some other parts. […]

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23 feared dead as Petroleum tanker explodes in Lokoja Remains of burnt vehicles in the Lokoja petroleum tanker explosion. Credit: Aljazeera
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23 feared dead as Petroleum tanker explodes in Lokoja

It was a terrific experience for several families in Lokoja Wednesday as a tanker transporting petroleum products explodes in the capit city of Kogi. No less than 23 persons has been reported dead in the terrible explosion of the said petroleum tanker. Report by Aljazeera shows that the tanker lost control and rammed into five […]

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Kogi bank robbery: Gov Bello directs security agencies to apprehend the culprits Kogi bank robbery attack: Gov Bello directs security agencies to apprehend the culprits
Crime, Security

Kogi bank robbery: Gov Bello directs security agencies to apprehend the culprits

Gov Bello directs security agencies to apprehend the culprits responsible for Kogi bank robbery attack, says state won’t accommodate criminal. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Thursday directed security agencies in the state to immediately go after and ensure that all the criminal elements who participated in the Thursday Isanlu Bank robbery are arrested. […]

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Kogi bank robbery: police officers, civilians killed Kogi bank robbery: police officers, civilians killed
Crime, Security

Kogi bank robbery: police officers, civilians killed

A DPO, five policemen and two women were reported dead at the Kogi bank robbery on Thursday. Nine persons were feared killed on Thursday in Isanlu, Kogi State when a gang of armed robbers launched an attack on first bank branch located in the town. The victims were reported to include eight police officers and […]

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