Sunday, April 18, 2021


Governor Yahaya Bello

Nigeria will be safe when politicians stop using thugs — Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, says Nigeria will be a safe place to live in when politicians stop the use of thugs and criminals during elections.

Maulud: JNI urges Muslims to shun negative actions

The Chairman, Jamatul Nasril Islam, JNI, in Kogi, Usman Bello, has urged Muslims to refrain from all actions that are inimical to the growth of the country.

TETFUND to support Kogi Confluence University

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, Prof. Elias Bogoro, during a working visit to the agency headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, by the governor on the establishment of Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara.

Insecurity: Buhari, governors, security chiefs in crucial meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a virtual meeting with members of the Governors Forum’s Security Committee, headed by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi over security developments in some parts of the country.

NGF calls for review of ECOWAS protocol as Yahaya Bello heads region’s security committee

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has called on the Federal Government to review the ECOWAS protocol, just as the forum set up of a committee to curtail the menace of insecurity in the country.

Security: Northern governors engage hunters, vigilantes on intelligence gathering

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has set up a committee to engage local vigilantes, hunters and community watch groups on intelligence gathering, rapid response and sustained surveillance in the region.

Kogi is COVID-19-free, Yahaya Bello insists

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has insisted that the state remained COVID-19 free, just as he announced the relaxing of the two-week lockdown imposed on Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area of the state.

Northern governors condole with Yahaya Bello over mother’s death

The Northern Governors’ Forum, NGF, has condoled with Govwenor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over the death of his mother, Hauwa’u Oziohu Bello.

Abubakar Bello vows to stamp out banditry, kidnapping in Niger

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised to tackle the incessant armed robbery and kidnappings in the state by taking the battle to the enclave of the criminals.

Publish names of ghost workers now, Kogi labour group dares Yahaya Bello

The organised labour in Kogi has dared Governor Yahaya Bello to publish names of uncovered 300 ghost workers allegedly planted by senior civil servants in the state’s payroll.

Melaye responsible for Kogi election violence – Yahaya Bello’s aide

Mohammed Onogwu, the Chief Press Secretary to Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has accused Senator Dino Melaye of being responsible for the violence witnessed during the governorship election in the state.

Miyetti Allah congratulates Bello on election victory

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MCBAN, has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello for emerging victorious in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.

APC condemns post-election violence, killing in Kogi

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the post-election violence reported in Kogi State, which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, woman leader, Salome Abuh, and destruction of property in the state.

Bayelsa, Kogi Election: Buni congratulates Lyon, Bello over victory

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has described the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the just-concluded gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States as historic and a watershed for meaningful socio-economic progress in these states.

JUST IN: Buhari congratulates Yahaya Bello, lauds INEC, security agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on his re-election in the November 16 gubernatorial poll.

JUST IN: INEC declares Yahaya Bello winner of Kogi Guber election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello as the winner of the just concluded Kogi Governorship Election in the state.

Yahaya Bello inaugurates community roads, promises more in 2nd tenure

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has  inaugurated the recently completed Okene-Kuroko-Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe road, promising to provide  more of such infrastructure if re-elected.

Buhari wants Senate to approve N10bn for Kogi 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent a letter to the Senate, seeking its approval for the payment of N10bn to Kogi State. 

Security, top priority in Yahaya Bello’s administration – CPS

Kogi State government has implemented deliberate reforms and policy actions introduced by Governor Yahaya Bello to arrest the tide of insecurity in the state, Onogwu Muhammed, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, disclosed.

Kogi Guber: Yahaya Bello sent gunmen to disrupt our primary election, PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday alleged that Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello sent gunmen to disrupt its governorship primary election in Lokoja, the state capital.

Kogi guber: Group seeks support for Yahaya Bello’s re-election

A socio-political organisation, FairWin, on Monday urged the people of Kogi to support Governor Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid to enable him to consolidate on his achievements in the state.

The Cathedral in Kogi’s Lugard House and Yahaya Bello’s inclusive governance push, by Ben Abdul

Kogi State is not only a convergence of Rivers Niger and Benue, which in any case, is where the state got its conventional appellation 'Confluence State' from; it is also a convergence of many distinct tribes and tongues that have been cohabiting in relative harmony since the state was decreed into creation many moons ago via military fiat. 

Kogi deputy governor vows to sue Yahaya Bello for withholding salaries since 2017

Kogi State deputy governor, Simon Achuba, has threatened to sue Governor Yahaya Bello for withholding his salaries and all other financial benefits from 2017 till date.

Kogi guber: 37 other APC aspirants back indirect primary

Another group of 37 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday backed the decision of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party to approve indirect primary to select its candidate for the November 16 governorship election in the state.

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