According to a news that was posted by Linda Ikeji Blog yesterday evening, it was alleged that four suspected bandits were arrested in Kogi State, when professional hunters invaded their hideout in Osara, Okehi Local Government Area of the state. Information given by Linda Ikeji Blog revealed it that, the criminals have Indian hemp farm in the forest, as they also trained special breed of dogs to ward off anyone coming into their den, so that their den will be inaccessible for security operatives who might want to arrest them.
Eche-ane simply means women festival but men run the celebrating activities. It is an annual masquerade festival celebration in Ebira land, Kogi State. The celebration normally occurred between April and June of every year and this year celebration is still on. As you continue to scroll down you will see more Ebira masquerade pictures.
Local hunters have apprehended four (4) bandits during a night raid in the Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State. The bandits who can be seen in the picture below were operating an Indian hemp farm in Kogi State before their successful apprehension. Following their arrest, the local hunters burnt down their supplies and destroyed their Indian hemp farm, which was located in a remote area of Kogi State.
This is good news from Rivers State. This young man in the photos below is a Catholic priest in Rivers State. He took it upon himself to fix a bad road that leads to his parish in Omuma Rivers State. He went there because the road was no longer motorable and people can not pass through it without entering the bush. This young Rev. Father's name is Rev. Father Peterdeebom. He is from the Catholic Diocese of port Harcourt in Rivers State. The road he was trying to fix is the road linking Omuma to Okehi. He wanted
The Ebira or Egbira people are an ethno-linguistic group of central Nigeria.Many Ebira people are from Kogi State, Kwara State, Nasarawa State and Edo State.
It is highly advisable for drivers to drive with care and patience on this festive period due to the number of accidents on our highway. There are people who planned to celebrate the festive period in their respective hometown but were unable to even reach their destinations as they died by accident along the road before they could reach their destinations. Such can be said of the tragic accident that claimed the lives of two beautiful sisters yesterday who hailed from Kogi State. The two sisters who were
Photo credit: Ebira Reporters Hunters from Kogi State has nabbed three (3) notorious kidnappers from their hide out in the Western Senatorial District of the state. Some brave hunters from Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday July 26, 2021 nabbed three suspected notorious kidnappers who has been terrorizing the residents and motorists of this area for quite sometime now.
Residents and those passing by at Okehi in Etche local government area of Rivers State, have been busy trying to scoop out from the ground, some content of spilled diesel product, into their various containers as a tanker, believed to be conveying diesel falls along the road.
3 Years After Involving In A Ghastly Accident Along Abuja Road, See Beautiful Photos Of Natasha Akpoti
It's was a bad day for the supporters or fans of Barrister Natasha Akpoti sometimes in 2019 when she got involved in a ghastly accident along Okene-Lokoja road. The accident which happened few hour that she left her home town Ihima saw her luxurious car, Lexus totally destroyed in the year 2018. For the sake of introduction, Barrister Natasha Akpoti is Kogi born Lawyer, Entrepreneur, and season politician who became known by many Nigerians for her philanthropic gesture and her fight for the resuscitation of
The security situation in Nigeria in recent time is getting worse everyday. Banditry, kidnappings, continue to worsen especially in the northern part of Nigeria. It was another disheartening news in Ihima, a community in Okehi Local government area of Kogi state as gunmen stormed the community and forcefully take away a man with hunchback. The man who can be identified as Sheidu is a physically challenged person, he was kidnapped in the early hour of today while on his way to observe "salat" (early morning Muslim
Dr. Jimoh Akpoti has indeed live a great life before his death. 22 Years gone, but a beautiful is never forgotten. Dr. Jimoh Akpoti was born in 1949, and died in 1998. Until his death, Akpoti was an exemplary leader in his community. Dr Jimoh Akpoti was one of the most notable politicians in Kogi state, though the part now call Kogi state now was part of Kwara state during his time. He was among few other politicians who gave birth to the political party called Social Democratic party (SDP). Akpoti is a Doctor
Barr.Natasha Hadiza Akpoti is a born Kogite to Ebira father and Ukrainian mother, hails from Okehi local government of Kogi state.A barrister by profession, philanthropist per excellence, political reformer, socially and economically inclined.
In Nigeria today, majority of adolescent boys have basic needs that are unmet. Many are unsupervised and unsupported by families, schools, and community organizations that could teach them skills needed to lead productive lives. The most seriously delinquent boys, are alienated—even from other youth in the neighborhood—and struggling to earn money (both legally and illegally). This is the case of this 4 Child Thieves caught by a vigilante group in Kogi State. According to a Facebook user who posted the
Suspected ritualist abduct and murder a man with hunchback in Kogi According to Punch Newspapers, a 64-year-old man named Ahmad Suberu was abducted and murdered in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State. Sources in the community had told Punch Newspapers that people with hunchbacks have been disappearing in the Obeiba Ihima and Ihima Ba community lately. Before the abduction and murder of Ahmad Suberu, a pregnant woman with hunchback was said to also have been kidnapped about two weeks before and murdered
The Joint Task Force operatives in Okehi Local Government on Monday arrested a cybercrime syndicate who lodged at Ihima Guest House along cemetery road in Oboroke-ihima, Kogi state. The team which was led by the Chairman Okehi Local Government, Hon. Abdulraheem Ohiare who alongside acted upon an intelligent security report
The Kogi Police Command killed two kidnappers who were about to receive the ransom. The incident occurred in the Abobo area of Okehi local government zone in the state. Onogwu Muhammed, the chief press spokesman for the governor of Kogi, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Ten People Suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Achigili in Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State by the Vigilante Group and Joint Taskforce. The arrest which was carried out at early hours of today (1am of 15th February, 2021, ) followed a tipped off by the Okehi Local Government Council Professional Hunters on the activities of the suspected Kidnappers across the forest of the two Local Government Areas . Briefing the newsmen at the Ofu Local Government Chairman's Hon Ibrahim Amodu,
Despite Fund Release, Kogi Lawmaker Abandons N20 Million Skill Acquisition Mr. Kadiru Ajanar, a Kogi lawmaker representing the people of Adavi and Okehi in the Federal House of Representatives has abandoned a skill acquisition centre despite collecting the sum of 50% fund release for the project. Traka an organization working for public accountability says it tracked the project and find it has since been abandoned. The project that is for the furnishing and fencing skill acquisition centre at the hospital road
Today's Headlines: Hunters Nab Bandits In Kogi, Zambian President Collapses In 45th Defence Force Day
Hunters Nab Bandits Who Turned Kogi Forest Into Indian Hemp Farm The criminals were also said to be specialised in terrorising motorists within the area. A Facebook post by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor of Kogi State, Onogwu Mohammed, on Sunday explained that the suspected criminals train a special breed of dogs to ward off anyone coming into their territory, thus making the area inaccessible for security personnel.