Tag: Governor Yahaya Bello

2023 Presidency: Retired Generals drum supports for Yahaya Bello

Again, the call for Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi to run for the Nigeria’s presidential race got intensified, this time from Kogi West Council of Elders who on Thursday,  pressed on the governor to sustain his desire to occupy the nation’s top seat come 2023.  The group who made up of[Read More…]

Kogi State House of Assembly asks Yahaya Bello run for President in 2023 

The Kogi State House of Assembly has called on the state’s Governor, Yahaya Bello to contest for the Presidency in the 2023 elections.  The State’s 24 House of Assembly members unanimously agreed to the motion that urged Bello to contest.  The motion read by Minority Leader, Bello Abdulahi said that[Read More…]

Governor Yahaya Bello’s Performance Is So Poor That El-Rufai and First Lady Aisha Buhari Had To “Kneel,” Beg Kogi Electorates

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress  Campaign Council for Kogi governorship election, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday  appealed to  the people of Kogi State to forgive Governor Yahaya Bello. The verbal appeal by Nasir El-Rufai, was not enough, he had to kneel before the massive onlooking crowd during the[Read More…]

Kogi Government Reportedly Stops Dino Melaye’s Constituency Project

The political face-off between Senator Dino Melaye and Governor Yahaya Bello lingers, as the Kogi State Town Planning Board reportedly ordered that work on Melaye’s constituency office at Kabba, Kogi State should be stopped. According to Sahara Reporters, the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ijumu Local Government[Read More…]

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Begs Fulani Herdsmen

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi says he is working with security agencies to unmask the killers of the state chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Abubakar Jalido. Mr. Jalido was assassinated by yet to be identified gunmen in the early hours of Oct. 30 in his[Read More…]

Angry Youths In Kogi Pelted Governor Bello With Stones, Rotten Fruits And Vegetables

Irate youths and residents of Kogi State yesterday in Lokoja, pelted Governor Yahaya Bello with stones, rotten fruits and vegetables during Juma’at prayer at the central mosque. It was gathered that the attack may not be unconnected with the governor’s alleged non-performance and refusal to pay workers’ salaries which were[Read More…]

Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello Dedicates Victory At The Tribunal To Kogi People

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has hailed the judgement of the Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, which in a unanimous decision today, upheld his victory at the poll. He said the decision of the Bench Lords has further justified his election as the Governor of Kogi State, saying[Read More…]

Just In: Tribunal Dismisses James Faleke’s Petition Against Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello

The Kogi State governorship election tribunal, sitting in Abuja, has upheld the election of Governor Yahaya Bello as the duly elected governor of Kogi State. The Chairman of the Tribunal, Halima Mohammed, who read the judgment in the petition filed by a member of the House of Representatives, James Faleke,[Read More…]

Kogi State Gets Its Own Share of The Bailout Funds As CBN Approves N20 billion

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has approved N20 billion as bailout for the Kogi Government. The state governor, Yahaya Bello, announced this on Sunday in Lokoja while addressing a rally held by organised labour to mark this year’s May Day celebration. Mr. Bello explained that the N20 billion was[Read More…]