Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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    APC getting rid of bad eggs, says Yahaya Bello

APC getting rid of bad eggs, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has described the wind of defection that hit the All Progressives Congress (APC) as an “auto-correct” system.In a statement by Kingsley Fanwo, his spokesman, Bello said the ruling party is “getting rid of the bad eggs within its rank”.Within a week, the APC lost many of its key figures, including Senate President Bukola Saraki, [...]

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    Melaye may have orchestrated burning of classrooms he built, says Yahaya Bello

Melaye may have orchestrated burning of classrooms he built, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, is inconsequential in the politics of the state.On Wednesday, a block of four classrooms Melaye donated to Government Girls Secondary School, Sarki Noma, Lokoja, were burnt down by suspected hoodlums.Commenting on the incident in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Bello said Melaye is an [...]

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    EXTRA: ‘Nobody has monopoly of stupidity’—Yahaya Bello goofs at APC rally

EXTRA: ‘Nobody has monopoly of stupidity’—Yahaya Bello goofs at APC rally

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, on Tuesday goofed while addressing the gathering at the All Progressives Congress (APC) mega rally in Ekiti state.The state gubernatorial election is scheduled for July 14.Addressing the crowd, Bello said he would be in Ekiti during the election. He assured the people that they will not be intimidated.He said Ayodele Fayose, the state governor, is [...]

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    Yahaya Bello won’t sink Kogi in debt, says spokesman

Yahaya Bello won’t sink Kogi in debt, says spokesman

Kingsley Fanwo, spokesman to Yayaha Bello, Kogi governor, will not plunge the state into debt.Fanwo said this in reaction to report on how Bello secured loans amounting to over N16bn despite the Paris Club refunds and other federal government bailouts to the state.But speaking with TheCable in an interview, Fanwo said it is normal for governments to borrow.“Borrowing is a [...]

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    Yahaya Bello on APC convention: We are now set to triumph

Yahaya Bello on APC convention: We are now set to triumph

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has expressed delight with the outcome of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC).In a statement by Kingsley Fanwo, his spokesman, Bello said the party has survived a “major political scare” by going through a “non-controversial, credible and fair national convention”.According to him, the APC is now set to “compete and triumph” in [...]

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    Yahaya Bello to Buhari: As the ambassador of youth in governance, we are grateful

Yahaya Bello to Buhari: As the ambassador of youth in governance, we are grateful

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the 'Not Too Young To Run' bill into law.Describing himself "as the ambassador of the youth in governance," the governor said the law has opened the door to young Nigerians to participate in politics.Femi Fanwo, media aide to Bello, quoted the governor as saying this in a [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: Faleke’s supporters used a primary school in Abuja for their ‘so-called’ congress

Yahaya Bello: Faleke’s supporters used a primary school in Abuja for their ‘so-called’ congress

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says those behind the parallel state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, are only trying to damage the party.A faction loyal to James Faleke, running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election, had announced Hadi Ametou as the party's factional chairman.But speaking through Kingsley Fanwo, his spokesman, [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: Faleke cooking up excuses because people have rejected him

Yahaya Bello: Faleke cooking up excuses because people have rejected him

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state are welcome to participate in the party congresses, assuring them of their safety.Bello said this in reaction to claims that his government has hijacked the congress.James Faleke, running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in the state, [...]

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    Faleke: Yahaya Bello has hijacked APC congress in Kogi

Faleke: Yahaya Bello has hijacked APC congress in Kogi

James Faleke, running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in Kogi state, has advised his supporters against participating in the All Progressives Congress (APC) congresses in Kogi state.Faleke alleged that Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, had hijacked the processes by handing over the ward congresses to local government area (LGA) administrators to compile names [...]

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    Kogi and the end of politics

Kogi and the end of politics

It is quite hard to reconcile the plague currently engulfing Kogi’s political space and the memory that the province is also the cradle of the great Sunday Awoniyi. Or the colossal Silas Daniyan.Before he drew his last breath in November 2007, the Aro of Mopa, once private secretary to immortal Ahmadu Bello, was an embodiment of political accommodation, temperance and [...]

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    Bello vs Melaye: Why are politicians desperate?

Bello vs Melaye: Why are politicians desperate?

BY EKELE SUNDAYIt may be difficult to understand the dynamics of the politics in Kogi state, but one thing that is sure and clear for all to see is that is all is not calm. The allegation that the senator representing Kogi west district, Dino Melaye, armed two suspects for robbery and kidnapping in the state is still fresh and [...]

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    Bello’s chief of staff: Some people out to defame me

Bello’s chief of staff: Some people out to defame me

Edward Onoja, chief of staff to Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says some people are bent on tarnishing his image.Onoja said this while reacting to reports which said he led soldiers to break into an office.He position was contained in a suit he filed at a high court in Kogi state. Onoja named Michael Elombah, publisher of elombah.com, and [...]

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    VIDEO: Yahaya Bello on crutches

VIDEO: Yahaya Bello on crutches

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, on Tuesday moved around with the aid of crutches during the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.The meeting took place at the presidential villa, Abuja.The governor was said to have been involved in an accident during the Easter holiday.In the video, Bello could be seen deliberating with his counterparts on [...]

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    VIDEO: Yahaya Bello will go to prison, says Melaye

VIDEO: Yahaya Bello will go to prison, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west, says Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi state, will be imprisoned at the end of his tenure.Although the two top Kogi politicians are members of the ruling party, they do not see eye to eye.Melaye has accused Bello of being his battle with the police and also masterminding the plot to recall him from [...]

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    Faleke: Yahaya Bello gave herdsmen blank cheque to operate in Kogi

Faleke: Yahaya Bello gave herdsmen blank cheque to operate in Kogi

James Faleke, running mate to late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in Kogi state, has condemned the recent killings in the state, accusing Yahaya Bello, the governor, of giving herdsmen a "blank cheque to operate in Kogi".Suspected herdsmen had invaded three communities in the state, killing 25.The attacks, which occurred in Oganienugwu and Ikende communities in Dekina local government area and [...]

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    Akpabio: Yahaya Bello creating the impression that elders should be recycled

Akpabio: Yahaya Bello creating the impression that elders should be recycled

Godswill Akpabio, minority leader of the senate, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, is creating an impression that elders should be recycled leaders.Aged 42, Bello is one of the youngest persons occupying leadership position in the country.Speaking on the floor of the senate on Wednesday while contributing to a debate on a motion sponsored by Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi [...]

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