Thursday, July 11, 2019
Advertisement

Kogi

    EXTRA: 24 hours too short to list my achievements, says Yahaya Bello

EXTRA: 24 hours too short to list my achievements, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says his achievements in the state are so numerous that a day is not enough to list them.Bello spoke with journalists after picking his expression of interest and nomination forms for the November 16 governorship election at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja, on Wednesday.The form was presented to him [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa guber primaries

APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa guber primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the timetable for the conduct of the 2019 governorship primaries in Kogi and Bayelsa states.In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, Emma Ibediro, APC's national organising secretary, said the primary election will hold on August 29, while election appeal is slated for September 2.He added that female and physically challenged aspirants will only [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    VIDEO: ‘This suffering is too much’ – unpaid Kogi workers protest against Yahaya Bello

VIDEO: ‘This suffering is too much’ – unpaid Kogi workers protest against Yahaya Bello

Some civil servants in Kogi state have protested against the administration of Yahaya Bello, governor of the state.In an undated video which surfaced on Tuesday, the protesters, who were armed with various placards and branches of trees, can be heard chanting solidarity songs in Yoruba, indicating that they are from Kogi west."This suffering is too much, we cannot cope," one of the songs can be [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    ’20’ Kogi APC guber aspirants reject indirect primary

’20’ Kogi APC guber aspirants reject indirect primary

A total of 20 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rejected the indirect primary approved for the state.The ruling party had during its national working committee meeting adopted the indirect primary mode of election for the November 16 governorship poll in the state.“The approval was given after a meeting of the NWC on Friday where [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Yahaya Bello: My govt has made Kogi safe for investors, tourists

Yahaya Bello: My govt has made Kogi safe for investors, tourists

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says his administration has made the state safe for residents, investors and tourists.Mohammed Onogwu, chief press secretary to the governor, quoted Bello as saying this while speaking at a colloquium at the University of Abuja.The colloquium was organised by The Sultan Maccido Institute for Peace, Leadership and Developments Studies (SMIPLDS).Represented by Jerry Omodara, his security [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Direct primary or not, I’ll defeat Yahaya Bello, says APC guber aspirant

Direct primary or not, I’ll defeat Yahaya Bello, says APC guber aspirant

Seidu Mohammed, a gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi, says he will beat Yahaya Bello, the governor, to the ruling party's ticket, irrespective of the mode used in conducting the primary election.The APC in Kogi is divided over whether or not to use the direct or indirect mode for its primary election.Speaking through [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Yahaya Bello: We have made Kogi prosperous for unborn generations

Yahaya Bello: We have made Kogi prosperous for unborn generations

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says his administration has made the state prosperous for unborn generations.Bello made the remark when he signed 16 bills into law in Lokoja, the state capital, on Monday.The governor said his administration has shown the people of Kogi that "we have them at heart."''Surely we have made the state to be more prosperous for [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    ‘We want his name written in gold’ — Kogi students endorse Yahaya Bello

‘We want his name written in gold’ — Kogi students endorse Yahaya Bello

Some students in Kogi have pledged their support for the second term bid of Yahaya Bello, governor of the state.The students are from different organisations such as the Kogi state chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), the National Association of Kogi State Students (NAKOSS), Igala Students Association (ISA) and National Association of Ebira Students (NAES) among [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Kogi confirms 4 cases of Lassa fever

Kogi confirms 4 cases of Lassa fever

[...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    You owe workers 39-month salary arrears, Kogi labour tells Bello

You owe workers 39-month salary arrears, Kogi labour tells Bello

The organised labour in Kogi state, on Wednesday, told Yahaya Bello, the state governor, that his administration owed workers eight to 39-month salary arrears.Onu Edoka, the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), disclosed this in Lokoja, during an emergency meeting between the governor and the leaders of the organised labour.The meeting, which was at the instance of the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Kogi NYSC coordinator dies in auto crash

Kogi NYSC coordinator dies in auto crash

[...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Dino Melaye loses mother

Dino Melaye loses mother

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has lost his mother.Melaye announced the passing on of his mother via his Twitter handle on Thursday."With total submission to the will of Almighty God, I on behalf of the Melaye, announce the passing into glory of our beloved mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye," he tweeted."We thank God for Godly life she lived. I love [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Yahaya Bello: Unpaid salaries my most pressing issue

Yahaya Bello: Unpaid salaries my most pressing issue

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says payment of salaries owed to workers is the most pressing issue to his administration.Bello said this on Wednesday while speaking during workers day celebration in Lokoja.The governor has been accused from all quarters of the state of owing civil servants between 8 to 38 months salary arrears. Bello, however, argued that he [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Senate rejects motion seeking to recognise Kogi as an oil-producing state

Senate rejects motion seeking to recognise Kogi as an oil-producing state

The senate has rejected a motion seeking to recognise Kogi as an oil-producing state.Issac Alfa, senator representing Kogi east, sponsored the motion.While moving the motion on the floor of the senate on Wednesday, Alfa argued that of the four states that constitute OPL 915, Kogi was producing the most crude oil.The lawmaker said oil wells three and four are [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Yahaya Bello declares interest in second term

Yahaya Bello declares interest in second term

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has declared his intention to run for a second term in office.According to Mohammed Onogwu, chief press secretary to the governor, Bello declared his interest during the inauguration of the Kogi state house of assembly commission in Lokoja.The governor said he took the decision after consulting with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Children stranded as gunmen abduct parent in Kogi

Children stranded as gunmen abduct parent in Kogi

A man identified as Henshaw Ativie has been kidnapped alongside his wife and children in Itakpe-Adogo road in Adavi local government area of Kogi state.Hakeem Busari, commissioner of police in Kogi, confirmed the kidnap, saying the family ran into gunmen on their way to Edo state.He said the the abductors forced the vehicle to a stop by shooting at the tyres [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

July 08, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement