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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

2023: Kogi governor tackles ‘zoning’ advocates

Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello on Thursday tackled those who have been insisting on observance of zoning for choosing the next president of Nigeria.
The Nasarawa State Government has begun the vaccination of its frontline medical workers against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister: Nigerian government will not force coronavirus vaccine on any state

As the global race for vaccination against the dreaded Coronavirus disease gathers momentum, the Federal Government has said it will not force any state in Nigeria to accept the vaccines.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a public apology from Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe over his negative utterances against Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi.

APC demands apology from Senator Abaribe over ‘attack’ on Kogi governor

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a public apology from Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe over his negative utterances against Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

2023: Kogi governor against zoning for presidency

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on Saturday dismissed calls for political parties for the zoning of the Presidency according to region. The governor advised Nigerians to focus on competence rather than ethno-religious considerations in determining the next President.
Former Lagos State governor from 1979 to 1983, Lateef Kayode Jakande, has passed on.

Kogi governor reacts to Lateef Jakande’s demise

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has described the death of the First Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande as a loss to Nigeria’s democracy.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Women group tackles UN Women for commending Yahaya Bello

Emerge Women, a civil society organisation, has called on the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), to withdraw its commendation for Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, for appointing 21 female deputy chairpersons in the state.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

2023 Presidency: Kogi assemblyman lobby for Yahaya Bello

Ahead of 2023 polls, Kogi State lawmakers paid a visit to Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Wednesday, to lobby All Progressives Congress (APC) House members on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello to emerge as the party’s presidential candidate.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

2023: Kogi lawmakers want presidency zoned to North Central

Members of the Kogi State House of Assembly have called on political leaders in the North Central region to lobby for the zoning of the presidency in 2023 to the region.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kogi assembly speaker explains Governor Bello’s attitude to coronavirus

Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Mathew Kolawole, says Gov. Yahaya Bello’s insistence that COVID-19 was a ruse was to ensure that the virus did not set the state’s economy backward.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kogi governor: APC is the best political party in Nigeria

Speaking at a meeting between the APC Sensitisation and Mobilisation Committee, of which he is Chairman, and the State Caretaker Committee Chairmen in Abuja, the Kogi governor appealed to Nigerians to join the party, pointing to what he said are the achievements of the President, APC governors, state and national legislators.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi governor rejects coronavirus vaccine

Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has discouraged the use of COVID-19 vaccine, saying the jabs are meant to kill people.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Natasha Akpoti faults NCWS’s award on Kogi governor

But Mrs Akpoti, in a statement on Sunday, said the award does not take into cognisance the bloody events of the 2019 elections where the governor and his administrators alleged violent actions against her and other female opposition voices in the state. NCWS can’t be ignorant of the reportage by the many national and international observers where I was an observee.
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APC to triple membership ahead of 2023 poll – committee

Bello, who is the chairman of the newly inaugurated APC Women and Youth Sensitisation and Mobilisation Committee for the membership registration and revalidation exercise, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

2023 Presidency: Yahaya Bello qualified for national assignment – Group

Governor Yahaya Bello, a focused leader, has the best security architecture in Nigeria, qualified for National assignment, says Osun state CNPP Chairman.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

2023: APC will produce a unifier as president – Governor Bello

Yahaya Bello, Kogi governor, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is going to produce a president in 2023 that will unify the country.
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Ekiti APC, PDP bicker over coronavirus funds

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disagreed over the spending of coronavirus funds which Ekiti State government received to mitigate the negative effects of the pandemic.
Troops of the 177 battalion and the army records, Lokoja, with support from local vigilante groups, have cleared Darusalam, a hideout for suspected kidnappers located around the Kogi-Nasarawa boundary and rescued 100 persons.

Troops ‘rescue 100’ from hideout around Kogi-Nasarawa boundary

Troops of the 177 battalion and the army records, Lokoja, with support from local vigilante groups, have cleared Darusalam, a hideout for suspected kidnappers located around the Kogi-Nasarawa boundary and rescued 100 persons.

Double registration: Governor Bello knows fate January 20

The Federal High Court, Abuja, will, on Jan. 20, 2020, deliver judgment in the suit seeking Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi’s disqualification over alleged double registration as a voter.
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Kogi guber: CAN denies calling for prayer against Governor Bello, others

The Kogi State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says it has not issued any mass prayer against any political party or their candidates toward the November 16 governorship election in the state.

Court dismisses suit seeking to remove Governor Bello

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed a suit seeking to remove Kogi Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, from office.

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‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

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Many injured as Kwara APC factions clash

The scuffle, newsmen learnt, was between two groups in the party — one loyal to the state Commissioner for Water Resources, Femi Agbaje, and the other to the senator representing Kwara South, Lola Ashiru, both indigenes of the town.
Jada Pinkett Smith is celebrating the legacy of rap icon Tupac Shakur on what would have been his 50th birthday with one of his poems she says “you may have never heard before.”

Jada Pinkett shares never-before-seen poem written by Tupac

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Notices on Iran-linked websites say they have been seized by U.S.

Notices appeared on Tuesday on a number of Iran-affiliated websites saying they had been seized by the United States government as part of law enforcement action.
Denmark manager Kasper Kasper Hjulmand has paid an emotional tribute to star player Christian Eriksen after yesterday’s 4-1 win over Russia that saw the Scandinavian country progress into the last 16 of Euro 2020.

Euro 2020: Denmark boss pays emotional tribute to Christian Eriksen

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South Africa gems that sparked rush are quartz not diamonds

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