Kogi state to conduct Biometric registration of Fulanis

Kogi state to conduct Biometric registration of Fulanis Kogi Government is to conduct a biometric registration of all Fulanis resident in the state, according to a Government statement issued in Lokoja on Wednesday. The statement was signed by the Information Officer in the Department of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Jordan Akpata. Akpata said the Special Adviser to the State Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy affairs, Mr Abubakar Ohere, disclosed this during a meeting with traditional rulers. He quoted Ohere as saying that the move was to further…

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Suspected herdsmen kill seven policemen in Adamawa

Suspected herdsmen kill seven policemen in Adamawa No fewer than seven policemen were feared killed on Thursday night in Dowaya Village, Numan Local Council of Adamawa State while trying to repel an attack by suspected armed herdsmen. Confirming the incident, the state Police Command spokesman, Superintendent Uthman Abubakar, however, said only four police officers were killed. Also confirming the killings, the Brigade Commander of 23 Amoured Brigade Brigadier-Genaral Bello Muhammadu, said that four policemen were killed. He pointed out that the incident took place when the policemen were trying to…

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