Ali Janga returns as Kogi police commissioner

Mr Ali Janga has been reinstated as the Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, the state police command spokesman, ASP William Aya, has confirmed. Aya told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja on Thursday that Janga returned to office on April 3 on the order of the Inspector -General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris. He said that Janga was reinstated after meeting the one week ultimatum given to him by the Inspector -General of Police to re-arrest the suspects who escaped from police custody. The police spokesman confirmed that…

Suspects Escape: IGP Replaces Kogi Commissioner, Others

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris dissatisfied with the circumstances surrounding the escape of six (6) suspects including two (2) Principal Suspects ( KABIRU SEIDU A.K.A OSAMA, NUHU SALISU (A.K.A Small ) who indicted Senator Dino Melaye and Mohammed Audu in a case of Conspiracy and Unlawful possession of Prohibited Firearm already filed at the Federal High Court, Lokoja which came up in court today, 28 March, 2018, has ordered the immediate removal of Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, CP Ali Janga. The Commander FSARS in…

BREAKING: Suspected Assassins Linked To Dino Melaye Escape From Police Custody

The suspected assassins who allegedly confessed that the Senator representing Kogi West, Mr. Dino Melaye, gave them guns and instructions to recruit more thugs for use the 2019 elections have allegedly broken out of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad cell where they were being held in Lokoja, Kogi State. The criminals allegedly escaped with some other high profile criminals held in the same cell, it was gathered. The suspects, Kabiru Saidu, a.k.a Osama (31) and Nuhu Salisu (25 ) aka small, were arrested on January 19 at Ogojueje in Dekina Local…

Melaye: Police allegations laughable, preposterous

Senator Dino Melaye has described as preposterous and laughable, the allegations by the police that he hired two political thugs and armed them to cause mayhem in Kogi State. The police in Lokoja today said they have charged the senator with illegal possession of firearms in a case filed in a Lokoja court on 16 March. Charged along with the senator were another politician, Muhammed Audu , said to be on the run and two other ‘deadly’ persons linked with a spate of kidnapping and robbery.(Also Read: Police charge Melaye…

Police Nab Armed Political Thugs Allegedly Linked to Senator Dino Melaye

ACP jimoh Moshood,Police Force Public Relations Officer  has said that the Crime prevention and control strategies adopted by the Nigeria police Force throughout the country in the recent time to reduce violent crimes and other criminality are yielding positive results. Working on actionable intelligence, the Kogi State Police Command personnel and Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad trailed and arrested the two suspects listed above after a gun battle with the Police team that lasted for some hours on the 19th January, 2018 at Ogojueje in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi…

Kogi West Rejects Cattle Colonies

Senator, representing Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye has said the recent pronouncement made by the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello during a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh to make Kogi  state a pilot state for the proposed Cattle Colonies in the country was not a surprise Dino Melaye stated this in a statement personally signed by him in Abuja. He maintained that the governor’s latest shenanigans was never a surprise, in the sense that money is involved.He said Federal Government will…

Incessant Sack Of Kogi Workers Is Illegal, Unacceptable Says Dino Melaye

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly,Senator Dino Melaye has condemned the recent sack of over one thousand civil servants by the Kogi state government. Senator Dino Melaye in a statement  released in Abuja said that Indiscriminate sacking of workers has now become a pastime for Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello He said Kogi State has been turned to a Civil Service State owing to the dearth of ideas to turnaround the fortunes of the state for development, productivity and sustainability. Senator Dino Melaye said that the…