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2 killed, two arrested as Joint Task Forces apprehends Kidnappers in Koton Karfe LGA of Kogi State

The Nigerian security operatives in tight collaboration with local hunters, vigilantes, and the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) has apprehended and killed notorious kidnappers in Kogi State. Two suspected kidnappers escaped with several bullet wounds during the clampdown that took place at Koton Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State, yesterday.

  5 months ago ago
2 killed, two arrested as Joint Task Forces apprehends Kidnappers in Koton Karfe LGA of Kogi State

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

Exclusive: See What This Guy Was Seen Doing, During a Heavy Rainfall In Kogi State

Today the south western part of kogi state witness a very heavy rainfall, the place indicated as Ozi In Which is located some where north of Koton Karfe, the rain which was accompanied by thunder and lighting claps cause a lot of havoc, but despite this ugly situation a brave young guy was seen roofing the top of a kitchen owned by some residents. When he was asked why was he working despite the heavy reainfall and lightning he said " i really need the money and i started the roofing earlier before the rain

  1 year ago ago
Exclusive: See What This Guy Was Seen Doing, During a Heavy Rainfall In Kogi State

CRIME

Popular Kogi State Business Man, Nicholas Ofodile Has Been Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen In Kogi

Photo : Kogi State Business Man, Nicholas Ofodile Has Been Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen Owner of the popular chain of supermarkets known as Chuks Supermarkets, Nicholas Ofodile has been killed by unidentified gunmen around the Gegu/Koton-Karfe axis of Kogi State. According to sources, the police were engaged in a massive shoot out with some armed robbers when Mr. Nicholas Ofodile got entangled in between the crossfire which resulted in his death along side two others. Chucks was a lover of sports especially

  1 year ago ago
Popular Kogi State Business Man, Nicholas Ofodile Has Been Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen In Kogi

POLITICS

Lokoja, Koton and Ajaokuta ownership Sage: Attah Igala Crowned the First Attah Ebira in 1904 at Idah

The Federal high Court's Judgement that Declared Lokoja, Ajaokuta and Koton Karfe an Igala Entity a couple of weeks ago has no doubt thrown historians from both divides into vigorous research into their respective histories, while the Ebira speaking tribe according to Hon, Tom Ohikere are busy harnessing thier historical facts to storm the appeal Court over what they term miscarriage of judgement, historians of Igala extraction are busy flooding the cyberspace with historical facts and figures. Historical facts

  1 year ago ago
Lokoja, Koton and Ajaokuta ownership Sage: Attah Igala Crowned the First Attah Ebira in 1904 at Idah

POLITICS

Important Things that Happened in Igala Kingdom During The Reign of Attah Micheal Ameh Oboni II

The few of the important things that happened in Igala Kingdom/Nation during your reign that I can remember, I want to remind you here. 1. The returning to the traditional processes of the coronation of Attah Igala. 2. The returning of some of the Igala traditional rulers to the use of Igala traditional red cap which denotes the head, leader or seriousness instead of the turban meant for Emirs. 3. The unbanning of Ocho (the Igala festival of war and hunting) and other Igala cultural festivals by the state government

  1 year ago ago
Important Things that Happened in Igala Kingdom During The Reign of Attah Micheal Ameh Oboni II

POLITICS

Court Judgement: Press Conference of Ajaokuta, Lokoja And Kogi LG's - Hon. Aka'aba

Recall that on Tuesday, 2nd of June 2020, the High Court sitting in Lokoja in wh may be termed a landmark judgment, acknowledged that the Koton Local Governments of Ajaokuta, Lokoja and Koton Karfe are part of Igala Kingdom stating, therefore, this three locations will hence be under the rule of His Royal Majesty, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II. the Attah of Igala. This judgment by the high court did not go well with the affected tribes, and as such generated a lot of antagonism from the Okun and the Ebira

  1 year ago ago
Court Judgement: Press Conference of Ajaokuta, Lokoja And Kogi LG's - Hon. Aka'aba

POLITICS

Kogi Group Commends Gov Yahaya Bello For Rejecting Cession of Ajaokuta, Lokoja, Koton Karfe To Igala

Kogi group under the aegis of Lokoja Forum of Patriots (LFP) has commended Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State for rejecting the court ruling which ceded Ajaokuta, Lokoja and Koton Karfe to Igala kingdom. Speaking on the governor's stand on the court judgment while addressing press conference in Lokoja on Tuesday, the Chairman of LFP, Alhaji Idris Babaango, said the quick response of Governor Yahaya Bello to the ruling of the Court and his stand against imperialism which he made publicly avert the crisis th

  1 year ago ago
Kogi Group Commends Gov Yahaya Bello For Rejecting Cession of Ajaokuta, Lokoja, Koton Karfe To Igala

POLITICS

Igala Kingdom: Attah Igala Silence Critics, Releases Copy of Court's Judgement on Land Ownership

One of the focal points of debate during the Federal High Court's Judgement That declared Lokoja Ajaokuta and Koton Karfe an Igala Entity a couple of days ago, was the quest to lay hands on the copy of the judgement obtained from the competent Court of jurisdiction, this comes from the Ebira speaking tribe who were hell-bent on knowing the authenticity of the said judgement that set the Kogi Media space of the path of war of words between inhabitants of both divides. While the argument, debate and War of words

  1 year ago ago
Igala Kingdom: Attah Igala Silence Critics, Releases Copy of Court's Judgement on Land Ownership

SOCIETY

11 Bandits Neutralized By Kogi Vigilante Operatives

Following the unexpected attack by gunmen in Koton Karfe Local Government Area, of Kogi State, the vigilante group have subsequently neutralized 11bandits. According to a statement disclosed by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Mr. Onogwu Mohammed, he said "the security operatives acting on Intelligence also apprehended an officer of the Nigerian Civil Defence Corps( NCDC), Inspector Abdullahi Saidu, who supplies the bandits with information, and weapons.

  2 months ago ago
11 Bandits Neutralized By Kogi Vigilante Operatives

POLITICS

High Court: I Appreciate You All For Ethnic Consciousness & Show Of Love For Ebiraland - Anold Ali

Recall early this month, the 2nd of June 2020, the high court sitting in the capital city of Kogi State Lokoja in a landmark judgment, where Judge Donatus Okorowa had ceded the three local governments of Ajaokuta, Lokoja and Koton Karfe to the Atta of Igala, His Royal Majesty, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II, declaring that henceforth the said location will be under the rule and sovereign of the Atta. However, many had expected the Ebira people to react in a very harsh and violent way, but they have been ve

  1 year ago ago
High Court: I Appreciate You All For Ethnic Consciousness & Show Of Love For Ebiraland - Anold Ali

POLITICS

Again: Tom Ohikere Attacks Igala Nation Over Land Ownership, Says Attah Igala Is Calling for War

The heat and tensions arising from the Federal High Court's Judgement That declared Lokoja, Ajaokuta and Koton Karfe an Igala Entity is still very much on ground as the historical war of words between Igala and Ebiras persisted mostly on Facebook. With evidences, there's no end in sight for this War of words as individuals From both devides accompanied thier claims with historical documentations. Despite Yahaya Bello's strong statement daring those who are hell-bent on creating tribal tension as the result

  1 year ago ago
Again: Tom Ohikere Attacks Igala Nation Over Land Ownership, Says Attah Igala Is Calling for War

POLITICS

Expansion Of Igala Kingdom: I Spent 30 Years To Assemble Documents Used In Court - Dr Ahmadu Ali

The former National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Ahmadu Ali, has disclosed the role he played in the recent judgment delivered by Lokoja Federal High Court in favour of Igala Kingdom about the real owners of Ajaokuta, Lokoja and Koton Karfe. The former National Chairman of PDP who is currently a traditional title holder, Ochada Attah Igala, disclosed in an interview that he spent 30 years to gather the documents tendered in Lokoja Federal High Court as evidence upon which the judgment was

  1 year ago ago
Expansion Of Igala Kingdom: I Spent 30 Years To Assemble Documents Used In Court - Dr Ahmadu Ali

POLITICS

The brief history of Koton Karfe Emirate

By His Royal Majesty Alh.Abdulrazaq Isa-koto. Kogi ( Koton-Karfe ) The forgotten cradle of Egbira civilization. It is a fishing and farming community, which also had a rich history of iron smelting. But a titleholder in the Igwu kingdom said “nobody wants to be a blacksmith these days,” so the huge deposits of iron ore beneath the foothills remain largely untapped. Sadly, their iron smelting heritage for which they became popular has almost gone into extinction. No single blacksmith was found in Koton Karfe

  1 year ago ago
The brief history of Koton Karfe Emirate

POLITICS

Land Ownership Saga: Kogi State Government is Inciting Tom Ohikere Against Igala Nation ~Austin Okai

There seems to be no hope in sight on the Quest to restore peace in Kogi State following the Federal High Court's Judgement That declared Lokoja Ajaokuta and Koton Karfe an Igala Entity, it started on June 2nd, 2020. When Kogi cyberspace became flooded by the news of the Attah Igala's victory over the Attorney general of the Federation. Following the declaration and coupled with the intense jubilation from the Igala speaking tribe, the Ebira tribe became enraged, saying the judgement was a coordinated atte

  1 year ago ago
Land Ownership Saga: Kogi State Government is Inciting Tom Ohikere Against Igala Nation ~Austin Okai

CRIME

Retrieving Election Guns From Thugs is the Only Solution to Kogi Insecurities - Okai tells Bello

Without mincing words, the insecurity challenges in Kogi State is metamorphosing from bad to worse as Kogi citizens are now living at the Mercy of robbers and Kidnappers, last week was tagged the saddest day in the lives of every inhabitants of Isanlu community of Kogi West Senatorial district, it happened when armed robbers stormed the First Bank situated in the area with sporadic gunshots that enabled them made away with millions of Naira, killing nine policemen and three customers in that process. While

  1 year ago ago
Retrieving Election Guns From Thugs is the Only Solution to Kogi Insecurities - Okai tells Bello

CRIME

Traditional Ruler, 10 Others Arrested For Alleged Murder

According to current reports, a 69-year old traditional ruler of Adavi Local Government, Asema Uka (Otumi-Ajoko) Momoh Nasir, and ten others have been apprehended and put in correctional facilities for an alleged homicide crime.  The traditional ruler and the other 10 accused of the crime where put away, as ordered by a Senior Magistrate Court on Friday. The traditional ruler and his alleged partners in crime were charged by the police with, attempted culpable homicide, criminal conspiracy and aiding and

  1 year ago ago
Traditional Ruler, 10 Others Arrested For Alleged Murder

SOCIETY

Vigilantes Chase Gunmen Out Of Kogi Community

Some unknown gunmen, who invaded Gegu-Beki community in Koton-Karfe Local Government Council of Kogi State, were on Tuesday chased by vigilantes over an attempt to kidnap students in the area. The kidnappers were said to have invaded the community in large numbers around 12:13am. A resident, Usman Adaohikwo, disclosed that the assailants positioned themselves at strategic places within the community and attempted to break into the residence of a popular businessman, Alhaji Mai Riga.

  6 months ago ago
Vigilantes Chase Gunmen Out Of Kogi Community

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

Ramatu Aliyu Extends Medical Outreach To Koton-Karfe Flood Victims

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has condoled flood victims of Koton-Karfe in Kogi state, just as she extended medical outreach to affected people ravaged by the flood on Saturday, 8 November, 2020 The minister who stated that the visit could have occurred before now, but the recent crisis that rock the nation put the visit on hold. She, however, commended the people of Koton Karfe for being law abiding throughout the crisis period. Aliyu assured residents of the communities that the administration

  1 year ago ago
Ramatu Aliyu Extends Medical Outreach To Koton-Karfe Flood Victims

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Breaking News: Gun Men Have Kidnapped Five Members Of Same Family In Kogi.

Another unfortunate incidence has occured in Kogi at early hour of Wednesday.A family member has reported to Daily Trust, how some heavily armed men invaded an area called Adabode-Sabo community.

  8 months ago ago
Breaking News: Gun Men Have Kidnapped Five Members Of Same Family In Kogi.

CRIME

How 13 Members Of One Family was murdered by gunmen

Yet to be identified gunmen killed 14 locals in Kogi State on Wednesday, police stated, accusing the assault for public brutality.  The evening time assault on Agbudu town in Koton-Karfe region additionally left six individuals genuinely harmed, said state police magistrate Ede Ayuba in an announcement.  "I was there and I was a piece of the individuals who got a portion of the dead bodies we are discussing," he said.  He said 13 of the dead were individuals from the same family.  "In that family, just a

  1 year ago ago
How 13 Members Of One Family was murdered by gunmen