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Gov Yahaya Bello

Proliferation of universities: Blessing or curse to Nigeria?

Nigeria currently has 171 universities, according to National Universities Commission, NUC, records.

Mercy Johnson to release movie ‘Legend of Inikpi’ on January 24 

An artist and movie producer, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, is set to release a movie, titled: ”Legend of Inikpi”, on Jan. 24.

Bello congratulates Adeyemi, describes victory as peoples’ mandate

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Sunday congratulated Sen. Smart Adeyemi for his victory at Saturday’s Kogi West re-run Senatorial District poll announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Lawan congratulates Kogi, Bayelsa governors-elect

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa.

El-Rufai begs Kogi people to re-elect Yahaya Bello

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Chairman, Kogi State Governorship Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has pleaded with the people of the state to re-elect Gov. Yahaya Bello for a second term.

PDP condemns attack on SDP Secretariat in Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed concern about the attack on the state secretariat of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, by thugs alleged to the loyal to a political party.

APC will win Bayelsa governorship election by landslide – Badaru

Governor Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa State has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will win the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa by a landslide.

Kogi Guber: Natasha seeks Yahaya Bello’s disqualification over alleged double registration 

A member of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has approached an Abuja Federal High Court, seeking the disqualification of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Governor Yahaya Bello, from the state governorship race over alleged double registration as a voter.

Kogi Guber: Unity, peaceful coexistence not negotiable — Minister

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has urged political actors in Kogi to eschew violence as the unity and peaceful coexistence of the state are not negotiable.

NDLEA destroys 10-hectare farm of Indian hemp in Kogi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in Kogi, in the early hours of Thursday, destroyed 10 hectares of cannabis sativa, Indian hemp, plantation, as part of efforts to rid the state of hard drugs.

Court indicts lawyer for professional misconduct

A Kogi High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe on Friday indicted a legal practitioner, Adetunji Oso, for unethical and unprofessional conduct during court proceedings.

Kogi doctors commend Gov. Bello for assenting to 2 health bills

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Kogi Chapter, has commended Gov. Yahaya Bello for signing into law Kogi State Health Insurance Agency, KSHIA, Bill and Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA, Amendment Bill.

Minimum Wage: Kogi workers stage protest, tasks Buhari

Organised Labour in Kogi on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to keep his electioneering promise to increase the minimum wage, insisting on N30,000. Onu...

Kogi govt to sink 956 boreholes in 239 wards

Kogi state government has said it will sink a total of 956 motorised boreholes in the 239 electoral wards of the state in 2018. The...

Donate relief materials to Kogi workers, NLC pleads

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba, on Tuesday in Abuja, appealed to Nigerians to rally round Kogi workers by donating relief...

Kogi Head of Service retires after 3 days in office

The newly appointed Head of Service in Kogi, Hasana Lawal, has been retired, barely 72-hours after being appointed as the substantive Head of Service...

Kogi govt violating ILO convention, Nigeria’s Constitution – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, said the Kogi State Government has violated the International Labour Organisation, ILO, Convention by proscribing ASUU in...

Gov Bello to Melaye: Wait for INEC’s verification of recall signatures

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has urged the embattled Kogi West representative in the Nigerian senate, Dino Melaye to wait for the July 3...

Gov Bello moves to electrify rural communities

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has inaugurated rural electrification projects expected to serve eight communities in Lokoja and Kontokarfe Local Government Areas. The projects inaugurated...

Kogi crisis: Gov Bello cautions Melaye

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has warned senator Dino Melaye to desist from causing break down of law and order in the state in...

Embattled Melaye speaks: My recall from senate will fail

Embattled Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the Nigerian senate has said that the ongoing move by the electorate in his constituency to...

Dino Melaye’s recall process starts with massive turnout

A massive turnout of Kogi West constituents was recorded early Sunday morning in their bid to recall their representative in the upper chambers of...

Gov. Bello donates 260 motorcycles, 10 trucks to Kogi vigilante

Kogi state governor, Yahya Bello of Kogi has donated 260 motorbikes and 10 trucks to the state’s Vigilante Service. The gesture was aimed at strengthening...

Gov. Bello reinstates 15 local gov’t chairs sacked by Wada

Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has reinstated 15 Local Government chairmen sacked by the erstwhile governor of the state, Capt. Idris Wada, for...

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