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Kogi youths donate N2 million for Governor Bello’s re-election

Kogi Youths on Tuesday donated N2 million to Gov. Yahaya Bello’s campaign fund for the purchase of Expression of Interest (EoI) form for his second term bid.
Jibrin Isah Echocho

Senator-elect Jibrin Isah: Why Governor Yahaya Bello deserves second term

Senator-elect of Kogi East Senatorial District, Alhaji Jibrin Isah, has backed the second term ambition of the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-5

2019: Kogi youths promise to support Buhari, Osinbajo

Members of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi chapter, on Tuesday promised to support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo in the 2019 presidential election.

Yahaya Bello: Civil service reforms painful but necessary

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on Monday said that though his administration’s reforms in the civil service had been hard, they were necessary to sanitise and reposition the state for effective service delivery.

2019: I have no anointed candidate – Governor Bello

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday assured contesting aspirants to various elective positions on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he would not anoint candidates for the primary elections.

Governor Bello advises appointees interested in elective positions to resign

With the timetable for APC primaries now out, Governor Yahaya Bello, Kogi State, has counseled his appointees seeking electives offices to resign their appointments.

Governor Bello tasks N-Power beneficiaries on diligence, dedication to service

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Monday urged beneficiaries of Federal Government’s Batch ‘B’ N-Power Programme to serve with diligence and dedication in their places of assignments.

Governor Bello wants religious leaders to pray for Nigeria

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday called on religious leaders to step up prayers for the sustained unity and progress of the country.

Nigerian Army, police arrest six robbery, kidnap suspects in Kogi

The Nigeria Army on Saturday paraded four robbery suspects it arrested in Felele area of Lokoja, Kogi State.

President Buhari urged to declare state of emergency on security

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency on security in the country, saying the blood of innocent Nigerians were being shed daily without a corresponding action from the Police and the military to tame the monster.

NLC sympathizes with Kogi workers over non-payment of salaries

Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Friday sympathised with Kogi civil servants over their colleagues wholost their lives arising from non payment of salaries.

Governor Bello sacks commissioners, council chiefs

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has sacked all members of the state executive council and all the twenty one local government administrators.

Double registration: Governor Bello has no case to answer – INEC

The scandal that trailed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State’s double registration last year has finally been resolved in favour of the governor as Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has issued him a new voter’s card.

Governor Bello stirs fresh controversy, picks temporary voter card at Okene

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Friday triggered a fresh controversy about his status as a registered voter when he obtained a Temporary Voter Card (TVC) at his Okene Ward.

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Abductors demand N50m ransom for kidnapped high court judge

Kidnappers who abducted Justice Abdu Dogo, a Federal High Court judge on Tuesday are demanding N50m ransom.
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Gunmen abduct Taraba government house official

Armed men suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the Assistant Director of Administration at the Taraba State Government House, Danlami Yunana.
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UN: First local polio case found in Zambia since 1995

The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.