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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has hailed the people of Ondo State for their exemplary conduct during the last presidential and national assembly elections.
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.
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 government has declared that the full weight of the law will be visited on any herdsman caught with dangerous weapons.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were, at the weekend, locked in a verbal duel over the Supreme Court judgment which replaced PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha with APC’s Hope Uzodinma as governor of Imo State.
Brazil’s culture secretary Roberto Alvim resigned on Friday over a speech in which he appeared to quote Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels.
Naomi Osaka said she had been overwhelmed by the pressure of defending her Australian Open title and admitted she does not have a “champion mentality” after losing to 15-year-old Coco Gauff on Friday.
The Odole Oodua, Sir Kensington Adebutu, has vowed to use his resources to support noble cause and ventures that would improve the well-being of the citizenry.
Jigawa State Police Command has paraded a 29-year-old Mustapha Idris, from Ringim Local Government Area of the state, who was arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him.