• DSS arrests 10 kidnap suspects, 4 in military uniform in Kogi

    DSS arrests 10 kidnap suspects, 4 in military uniform in Kogi

    The Kogi State Command of the State Security Service (SSS) said on Wednesday that it had arrested 10 suspected kidnappers .

    The state SSS Director, Mr Joseph Okpo, told newsmen in Lokoja that the suspects were arrested in different parts of the state in the past two weeks.

    Okpo, who spoke while parading four of the suspects before newsmen, said that the suspects were arrested in full military combat uniform last week.

    According to him, the suspects are Haruna Saleh, Kabiru Shuaibu, Mumuni […]

  • Police burst kidnapping rings in Kogi, rescues victims

    Police burst kidnapping rings in Kogi, rescues victims

    The Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has again smashed more notorious kidnap gangs that have been terrorizing Kogi State and its environs.

    The team also rescued four kidnapped victims at different locations in Kogi State.

    Force spokesman, DCP Don Awunah, in a statement said a special intelligence operation conducted by the operatives of the Intelligence Response Team of the IGP’s Monitoring Unit at different black spots in Kogi State, unmasked three members of a notorious kidnap gang that had operated in […]

  • Man stabs pregnant woman to death in Kogi during argument

    Man stabs pregnant woman to death in Kogi during argument

    The police in Kogi State have arrested a man, Hussain Zubairu, for allegedly stabbing his pregnant neighbour, Bose Muhammed, to death.

    Zubairu and the pregnant woman lived in the Idogido community of Okene Local Government Area of the state.

    He was said to have stabbed the woman in the stomach with a pair of scissors.

    She was rushed to a hospital in the area but died on arrival.

    It was learnt that a friend of the deceased had visited her last Monday when the […]