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Tanko Yakassai: Military aborted Nigerian founding fathers’ dream, dragged nation back

Elder statesman and pre-Independence politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has regretted that for the abortion of the dream envisioned by the nation’s founding fathers, Nigeria would have by now attained the status of a true giant of Africa.
The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Kogi elections: Igbos congratulate Governor Yahaya Bello, say victory well deserved

The Igbo community in Kogi State has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello for his victory at the Saturday, November 16 gubernatorial election, saying his re-election is well deserved.

Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has commissioned the recently completed Okene–Kuroko-Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe roads, assuring that his second term would witness more of such infrastructural work.

Kogi governor commissions roads, says more to come

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has commissioned the recently completed Okene–Kuroko-Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe roads, assuring that his second term would witness more of such infrastructural work.

Kogi guber: Ebiras in Nasarawa pray for Governor Bello’s re-election

Ahead of the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi, the Ebira indigenes residing in Nasarawa State have held special prayer for the re-election bid of Gov. Yahaya Bello, and peaceful poll during and after the exercise.
The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu- Attah of the Igala kingdom. 1

Attah Igala confers traditional titles on Governor Bello — in pictures

The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu-Attah of the Igala kingdom.
After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.

Kogi guber: Natasha Akpoti urged to withdraw case against Governor Bello

Mohammed Aliyu, former Chairman, Nigeria Peoples Congress, has appealed to the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Natasha Akpoti, to withdraw her suit against Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress from an Abuja Federal High Court.

Kogi guber: 13 governorship aspirants cleared by PDP

As the governorship election of Kogi State approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 13 aspirants who indicated interest to fly the party’s flag.

Minister: Osun to benefit from health services worth N916 million

Osun state is to benefit from health services worth 916 million over the next nine months, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said.

Governor Akeredolu hails Ondo people over peaceful conduct of presidential, national assembly polls

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has hailed the people of Ondo State for their exemplary conduct during the last presidential and national assembly elections.

Elections: Governor Bello vows to deal with those arming Kogi youths

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has vowed to deal decisively with anyone caught arming the youths to perpetuate evil and fuelling insecurity in the state.

NERDC promises to support Kogi on curriculum, indigenous language

The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), on Friday promised to support Kogi Government on teachers’ training, production of curriculum and indigenous languages.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Bisi Egbeyemi: Herdsmen carrying weapons will be arrested, prosecuted in Ekiti

The Ekiti State government has declared that the full weight of the law will be visited on any herdsman caught with dangerous weapons.

Unidentified gunmen kill Yahaya Bello’s aide in Okene

The camp of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has been thrown into mourning following the assassination of one of his aides Mr Yusuf Adabenege, by unidentified gunmen in Okene town, Kogi State.

Governor Bello: President Buhari’s reelection will end the nonsense from Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has described as “nonsense”, the alleged plot of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, to frustrate President Muhammadu Buhari.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

FCT to host 8,828 IDPs from Kogi, Nasarawa

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, yesterday disclosed that arrangements have been concluded to receive no fewer than 8,828 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Nasarawa and Kogi States.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

Ekiti guber: PDP claims APC used “rented crowd” in mega rally

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described yesterday’s mega rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State as a charade and mockery of the party and its governorship candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

PDP asks President Buhari to learn governance from Governor Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to learn the art of governance from Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.

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Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.

Central bank raises banks’ cash reserves ratio to 27.5 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday altered the Cash Reserves Ratio from 22.5 per cent to 27.5 per cent.