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‘This country na just comedy skit’ Nigerians react as Kogi State begins cutting of dreadlocks of youths

A picture that has surfaced online shows Zubair Amoka, the new Administrator Of Okene Local Government Area in Kogi state, cutting the hair of a young man wearing dreadlocks.

The picture has angered Nigerians online as they accused the new administrator of assaulting the young man.

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Kogi Residents Fear For Their Lives As Gunmen Shoot Commissioner, Kidnap Others

The Kogi State Commissioner for—Environment — Adewale Omofaiye on — Sunday escaped being kidnapped but was shot on the leg by suspected kidnappers.
The incident happened between Ikoyi and Iyara in Kogi State at about 5pm on Sunday evening
Omofaiye was on his way to Lokoja when the suspected kidnappers opened fire on his vehicle and a bullet him in the leg.
An eyewitness said some other road users were kidnapped and taken into the bush by the kidnappers.
Omofaiye is reported to be in stable condition.

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Gov Yahaya Bello Presents Budget Of N145bn For 2022

The governor said the budget tagged, “Budget of Accelerated Result” was designed to achieve important macroeconomic goals while ensuring effective delivery of good governance.

Governor Yahaya Bello has presented a budget of N145,896,072,913 to the Kogi State House of Assembly for 2022.
He proposed N90,151,291,251 for recurrent, representing 61.79 per cent and N55,744,781,662 for capital, representing 38.21 per cent.

The budget would seek to provide a conducive environment for investors and donor agencies to operate in the state”,he said.

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Update: The four police officers caught on camera attacking a traveler along an express road in Kogi have been arrested

Update: The four police officers caught on camera attacking a traveler along an express road in Kogi have been arrested

The Kogi State Police Command has commenced investigations into a trending video were Police personnel attached to Adogo Division, while on patrol duty along Adogo-Okene road, reportedly extorted the sum of Twenty-Five Thousand Naira (N25,000) from a traveller while another was physically assaulted by one of the men in uniform.

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N20bn Bail-Out-Loan: EFCC withdraws case against Kogi government

A renowned activist, blogger and politician of Kogi extraction, popularly known as Usman Austin Okai has dragged the executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello over the recent announcement by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, where they disclosed an intention to return 20 billion Naira bailout fund to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

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Female teacher reportedly commits suicide in Kogi over lack of money to take care of her children

Female teacher reportedly commits suicide in Kogi over lack of money to take care of her children.

A woman identified as Mrs Yusuf Bosede Khadija, has reportedly committed suicide in Kogi State. It was gathered that the incident happened a few days ago at Okuhapa in Obangede, Okehi Local Government Area of the state.

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Abducted former Provost dies in crossfire between Kidnappers, vigilantes in Kogi State

The 78 years Former Provost was among those abducted in ECWA Church in okedayo-Kabba along with a 70 years old worshipper where his personal security guard was killed and his wife and the officiating pastor shot.