Scramble for Kogi APC ticket: Opposition against Bello swells, as Kinsman joins race
The entrance of Haruna Yusuf, the former Aide de Camp (ADC) to former Governor of Edo State and current chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, may be causing serious discomfort in Governor Yahaya Bello’s camp.
Bello to build chapel in Kogi Government House
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yayaha Bello will on Monday, July 22, lay the foundation of a Chapel building in Government House, Lokoja. National President of the Christain Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kogi State CAN chairman and Bishop Ibenu are expected to be at the event. “Religion is a matter of faith, of belief, not of…
Kogi APC guber aspirants disagree over method of primary election
Unless the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) reverses its decision on the mode of governorship primary election to adopt, it stands the risk of protest votes in Kogi State.
Kogi CJ begs judiciary workers, urges Bello to honour pact
Chief Judge (CJ) of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, has pleaded with the state’s branch of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) to sheathe their swords, just as he urged the Governor Yahaya Bello to honour agreement reached with peace-brokers who intervened in the judiciary-executive face-off. A statement signed by Senior Information Officer, Kogi…
Suspected killers of Bello’s aide indict Kogi ex-senator
Some suspected killers of Yusuf Adabenege Onivehu, an aide to Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, who were paraded in Okene have alleged that former representative of Kogi Central Senatorial District, Ahmed Ogembe sponsored them for the dastardly act.
Igala deplore activities of herdsmen in Kogi
The Igala ethnic nationality has deplored the activities of herdsmen in the eastern senatorial district of Kogi State.
Osara water scheme to generate 1,700 jobs
The N20 billion Osara potable water Scheme will generate more than 1,700 direct and indirect jobs. The managers of the project, Bilvisco Investments Limited, said in Lagos that the water scheme would equally serve over 300,000 households. Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, said the project would give the people of Okehi, Adavi and Okene Local Government Areas (LGAs)…
More knocks for Kogi traditional rulers’ visit to Buhari
Controversy has continued to trail the recent visit of Kogi State’s first class chiefs to Aso Rock Villa to seek President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for the second term ambition of Governor Yahaya Bello. The royal fathers were led on the visit by His Royal Majesty, Chief Michael Ameh Oboni II, Attah Igala who is president,…
Kogi ministerial slot: Contending forces intensify lobby
While it is not clear if President Buhari would retain Ocheni, some individuals and groups are showing interest and have intensified lobby for the ministerial position.
Osinbajo distances self from Ruga settlement
As the controversy surrounding the Federal Government’s plan to establish Ruga settlements for cattle herders across the country rages, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Bello promises Kogites better performance if given second term
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has promised to improve upon his present performance if given another term to serve the state as governor. Bello, who made the promise on Thursday in Lokoja during a stakeholders meeting of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), also appealed to the people of the state not to lose…