Okene

Type: City
Name: Okene
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 7.56
Longitude: 6.23
population: 479,217
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Military Kills 100 Boko Haram Insurgents in Konduga

Armed Nigerian soldiersSays Okene attack, not by Boko HaramSenator IroegbuThe Nigerian Army has crushed another  attempt by Boko Haram terrorists  to take the strategic town of Konduga, on Tuesday night, 16 September 2014, killing over 100 of them on ... [Published This Day Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Nigeria: Police Deny Boko Haram Attack in Kogi

By Usman A. BelloLokoja — The police in Kogi State yesterday refuted reports of an attack on a military vehicle by suspected Boko Haram members in the state.They were reacting to a news report yesterday which said suspected Boko Haram members, at a location ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

Four soldiers hurt in central Nigeria ambush: military

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen opened fire on a military convoy at the weekend in central Nigeria's Kogi state, injuring four soldiers, a senior military source said Tuesday.The convoy of 850 soldiers came under fire late Sunday near ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Robbers raid, dispossess travellers on Kogi highway

SUSPECTED armed robbers Tuesday laid siege to Itakpe/Osara along Okene-Lokoja road dispossessing travellers of their belongings in the traffic gridlock in the operation that lasted for hours.Also, three vehicles had a head on collision following attempt ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

AEDC Creates Six Regional Offices to Improve Electricity Supply

By Simon Echewofun SundayAbuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has created six regional offices across its service areas to improve electricity service delivery and enhance customer relations.A statement issued by the spokesman of the Distribution ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

General Benjamin Adekunle Alias Black Scorpion Dies

Pioneer GOC 3 Div, Colonel B.Adekunle (hand on howitzer) watches a gunner during the Nigerian Civil WarThe Nigerian Civil War Army veteran, Retired General Benjamin Adekunle, popularly known as Black Scorpion has died.Retired General Adekunle died Saturday ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why I renounced my British citizenship for evangelism in Nigeria —80-year-old Ruth Elton

Mama Ruth Elton, the only child of Pa. S. G. Elton, a foremeost evangelist and Area Superintendent of the Apostolic Church of Nigeria, then, under Prophet Joseph Ayo Babalola, was brought to Nigeria in 1937, at age two and a half years. Since then, she ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Ilesa, Evangelism, Nigeria
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Don advocates masters degree as minimum requirement for lecturers

The Provost, Federal College of Education, Okene in Kogi State, Professor Iyela Ajayi, has said that Masters degree should be fixed as minimum requirement for appointment of lecturers for polytechnics and colleges of education. ... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Advocate, Okene, Education
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Global refining news: 9 September 2014

AustraliaCaltex Australia Limited has announced plans to shut the Kurnell Refinery in New South Wales. The company is planning to convert part of the site into a refined products import terminal. The closure is reportedly due to market conditions. The ... [Published Energy Global - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

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Okene could only watch helplessly as his daily life turned into a trip to Rapture. The tugboat capsized and plummeted 100 feet below the surface, with him still inside. Trapped in the dark abyss with no one else in sight and wearing nothing but his boxers, ... [Published Student Village - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: FCE Okene Matriculates 1,867 Students

By Usman A. BelloLokoja — The Federal College of Education, Okene, Kogi State, has matriculated 1,867 students for the 2013/2014 acade-mic session.Administering oath on the students at the weekend, the college Provost, Prof. Ajayi Iyela, charged them ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

FCE Okene matriculates 1,867 students

The Federal College of Education, Okene, Kogi State, has matriculated 1,867 students for the 2013/2014 acade-mic session. ... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Okene, Federal, Education

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"Troops are now combing the vicinity, in a cordon and search operation to determine the heavy casualties suffered by the terrorists in the encounter" , he said
They "came under fire... from gunmen we strongly suspect to be Boko Haram terrorists" said the source, who requested anonymity because he was not authorised to discuss the incident
"The robbers have been operating here as if it has become their duty post. This was how we were stranded here yesterday (Monday) and today (Tuesday), they have caused multiple accident to happen."
...Benjamin "Adekunle's boys in the Midwest seized Escravos, Burutu, Urhonigbe, Owa and Aladima. They captured Bomadi and Patani, Youngtown, Koko, Sapele, Ajagbodudu, Warri, Ughelli, Orerokpe, Umutu and Itagba."

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Military Kills 100 Boko Haram Insurgents in Kon... [Published This Day Online - 9 hours ago]
Nigeria: Police Deny Boko Haram Attack in Kogi [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
Boko Haram didn’t attack military men in Kogi —... [Published Nigerian Tribune - 22 hours ago]
Four soldiers hurt in central Nigeria ambush: m... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 16 2014]
AFP - Nigeria-unrest-ambush [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 16 2014]
Robbers raid, dispossess travellers on Kogi hig... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 16 2014]
Boko Haram attack 850 soldiers in Kogi [Published News24 - Sep 16 2014]
AEDC Creates Six Regional Offices to Improve El... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
Boko Haram ambushes soldiers in Kogi [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 16 2014]
Gallant soldier leaves, his honour and myths re... [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 15 2014]
End of road for drug peddler [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 14 2014]
Indian hemp plantations in Kogi State destroyed [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 14 2014]
Nigeria Mourns Civil War Veteran General Benjam... [Published Leadership - Sep 14 2014]
DSS, Ihejirika and Boko Haram sponsorship [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 14 2014]
Gen. Benjamin Adekunle, ‘Black Scorpion’ is dead [Published PM News Nigeria - Sep 14 2014]
Gen Benjamin Adekunle dies at 78 [Published Daily Sun - Sep 14 2014]
Between the accusations and the negotiator [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 14 2014]
Jonathan, Others Mourn ‘Black Scorpion’ [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 13 2014]
General Benjamin Adekunle Alias Black Scorpion ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Sep 13 2014]
Civil War veteran, Adekunle, Black Scorpion, di... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
Benjamin Adekunle dies at 78 [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 13 2014]
Why I renounced my British citizenship for evan... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Arewa: One region, several voices [Published People Daily - Sep 11 2014]
Don advocates masters degree as minimum require... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Sep 10 2014]
Global refining news: 9 September 2014 [Published Energy Global - Sep 09 2014]
SSS Invites Sheriff Over Boko Haram Sponsorship... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Sep 06 2014]
DSS: it’s wicked to associate ex-Army chief wit... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 06 2014]
Insurgents Seize Gulak Village [Published Leadership - Sep 06 2014]
Ihejirika not Boko Haram sponsor – DSS [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 05 2014]
Caring For Women in Islam, By Imam Murtada Gusau [Published Premium Times - Sep 05 2014]
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