Gunmen Seize Kogi Monarch, Demand N30m Photo Credit: Punch A traditional ruler in the Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi State, the Adogu of Eganyi, Alhaji Mohammed Adembe, was on Tuesday Kidnapped by unknown gunmen on the Okene - Adogi Road. An incident of Eganyi, who spoke to journalists on phone, said the traditional ruler, who was alone in his car, left Okene town around 4 pm on his way to the Eganyi community but was abducted by kidnappers.
Facts You Need To Know about Ebira Women Before You Think of Dating Them. Note: The Images used in this article are for illustrative purpose only. Ebira is an Ethnic group majorly found In Kogi State. They are known to be Ethnolinguistic and are spread all over the country. Basically, they form part of the three major Ethnic groups in Kogi State. Out of the 21 Local Governments in Kogi State, Ebira majorly covers five of them including; Adavi Local Government, Okehi Local Government, Ogorimagongo Local Government,
In the heat of the claims and counter claims emanating from the controversial judgement made at the Federal High Court Lokoja, on the cedings of three L.G.As to Igala Kingdom, my initial inclination to the perturbing issue was to take my time to source more than enough authentic information to anchor my views before the teeming readers but I realized that if I have to do that, I may end up writing an encyclopedia which may not be ready for public consumption before the final court judgment on the case.
Below are three beautiful towns in Kogi State one can visit for vacation or tourism purposes. 1. Lokoja. Lokoja is a city in Nigeria. It lies at the confluence of the Niger and Benue rivers and is the capital of Kogi State. 2. Ajaokuta.
With heart filled of joy, I am writing this message to my fellow Nigerians and the Federal government herself. In this message I shall be discussing with you on an industry that has been abandoned for more than decades now. Today in Nigeria we have countless numbers of unemployed graduates from different discipline, and that is one of the major factors that is contributing to stealing, kidnapping, killing and other form of atrocities going on in the country. Unlike China and other developed countries, it is
Preparation for the 10th Edition of the Carnival has begun. The Ebira Carnival group sincerely appreciate your support over the years. Ebiraland is in Kogi Central Senatorial District of Kogi State which comprises of five unique Local Government Areas, namely: Adavi, Okehi, Ajaokuta, Okene and Ogori-Magongo. It is the home town of the Present Executive Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. The year 2020 Carnival is unique as they mark the 10th Anniversary of showcasing our rich cultural
No fewer than four persons died when an accident occurred between a truck and a tricycle in Kogi State. The accident was reported to have happened at Ajaokuta road, close to Lokoja the state capital. Accident Scene (Credit: NIGERIAN TRIBUNE) According to a report by the NIGERIAN TRIBUNE, the accident happened around 7 P.M on Thursday.
Police rescue kidnap victim, recover 2 AK-47 rifles in Kogi The Police Command in Kogi has stormed a kidnappers’ den and rescued a man abducted on April 25 at PYN junction on Ajaokuta-Lokoja road.The command spokesman, DSP William Aya, said in a statement issued in Lokoja on Monday, that two AK-47 rifles and 29 rounds of live ammunition were recovered.
Unknown Gunmen Abduct Kogi Traditional Ruler The Adogu of Eganyi in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi, Alhaji Mohammed Adembe, has been abducted by unknown gunmen. Naija News reports that the abduction was confirmed to newsmen by the police spokesman in the state, DSP William Aya.
Alhaji Mohammed Adembe, the Adogu of Eganyi in Ajaokuta Local Government Area, was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday evening along the Okene-Agogo route in Kogi State. According to a witness, the first-class traditional ruler was alone in his automobile on his way to the Eganyi village from Okene at 4 p.m., the Kogi Monarch was kidnapped by the gunmen between Ebiya and Eganyi.
While we all know that alone God can save and also protect lives, it's also important to note some certain precautions to take that can guarantee the God's protection over our lives. In Nigeria today, the major means or type of human transportation is the "road transportation" and unfortunately many major roads in Nigeria are below the standard of a Good road. Some Nigerian roads are in a very bad condition, in fact some of these roads has resulted to the death of many Nigerians. We all know that good roads
According to the news that was posted by Punch Newspaper this afternoon, it has been alleged that two police operatives and one other man died in a fatal road accident that happened yesterday, along the Ajaokuta road in Kogi State. According to what the sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Kogi State chapter said, he made it known that the two police officers and others were traveling with an empty casket along with an ambulance to pick the corpse of their deceased colleague, who was kept in a
Opinion: Nigeria At 60 Yet Our Roads Are Terrible, Rainfall Has Made Ajaokuta Roads Unpassable (Photos)
Nigeria is one of the most populous nation in the world, and the most populous in the whole of Africa. Nigeria is a West African country which in the past claimed the title "Giant of Africa". But with the way things are now I can surely say that the giant of Africa claim can only be reasonable when we're claiming to be the most populous nation in Africa, and not the most developed or richest. Talking about development one of the most glaring and heart wrecking things in Nigeria is our road. This post is about
Do me a favour and follow me for nice updates and information, I'll follow back. Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) famously known as Ajaokuta Steel mill is a company in Nigeria, located in Ajaokuta, Kogi State,Nigeria. Set on 24,000ha of land, it is the biggest steel mill in Nigeria, and the coke oven and by products plant are bigger than all the refineries. Ajaokuta Steel mill started by the Soviet Union in 1979 under a cooperation agreement with Nigeria, and the complex reached 98% complection in 1974,
Gunmen Abduct Traditional Ruler In Kogi Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a traditional ruler, the Adogu of Eganyi in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi, Alhaji Mohammed Adembe. The police spokesman in the state, DSP William Aya, who confirmed the incident to newsmen said that Adembe was kidnapped at about 5:20 pm on the Okene -Eganyi Road.
The national president of academic Staff union of Universities ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi said the union is still consulting with their members on the agreement with the federal government, he disclosed this while been interviewed with the journalist on Tuesday, Prof Biodun has said, the union is still consulting on what is reply will be to the offer the federal government made to end its eight months strike. H e further stress out that, the union have what the government is offering and have transmitted same
4 ceramic firm workers die in Kogi auto crash An accident involving a bus and Toyota, yesterday, claimed the lives of four staff of BN Ceramics Company, Ajaokuta, Kogi State while many were injured. An eyewitness said both vehicles had a head-on collision when the driver of the bus overtook another vehicle at a sharp bend. The Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Mr Solomon Agure, while confirming the accident, said three staff of the ceramics company died out of nine staff
The kidnap in Kogi demonstrated yet again the level of insecurity in this country. No country is Crime free, but in setting where undesirable criminal elements often take other people away by force and demand money for returning them, it calls for intense attention. In a report made by Guardian News few hours ago, a band of marauders abducted eight worker of West African Ceramic in Kogi and took them to yet an unknown destination.
Barr. Natasha Akpoti is such a gorgeous lady blessed with beautiful children. She is living a life worth living. For the sake of Familiarity, Barrister Natasha Akpoti is an indigene of Ebira land in Kogi state. Natasha Akpoti is a barrister, an entrepreneur and a politician. She was the SDP's candidate in the last kogi central senatorial election. She was also the SDP governorship candidate in the 2019 Kogi gubernatorial election. Natasha have been a living a beautiful and a very fulfilling life, she is loved
The member representing Ajaokuta constituency in the Kogi State House of Assembly, Hassan Abdullahi Balogun, also known as chop knuckle, moved a motion on the floor of the house calling for the upgrade of State Cottage Hospital in Adogo to general hospital. One year after, in 2017, the state government approved the remodeling and upgrading of infrastructures in selected hospitals across the state. Our beloved cottage hospital in Adogo was listed as one of the selected hospitals. Kudos to our son, the commissioner