Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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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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    Melaye: Yahaya Bello planning to introduce state police through the back door

Melaye: Yahaya Bello planning to introduce state police through the back door

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has introduced state police "through the back door".Speaking on the floor of the senate on Wednesday, Melaye said the vigilante service law that has already been signed by the governor is an affront to the constitution.The senator said the law is in conflict with section 214 of [...]

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    EXTRA: Bello sacks — and recalls — cabinet members

EXTRA: Bello sacks — and recalls — cabinet members

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, on Sunday sacked all the members of his cabinet, only to subsequently make a turnround.The governor had directed all the commissioners and local government administrators to hand over necessary documents and government properties to Folasade Ayoade, secretary to the state government.Petra Onyegbule, chief press secretary to the governor, had said the governor announced the sack [...]

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    Activities of Kogi govt a ‘threat’ to survival of APC

Activities of Kogi govt a ‘threat’ to survival of APC

The late Abubakar Audu and James Faleke political organisation say the activities of the Kogi state government is a threat to the survival of the All Progressives Congress (APC).This was contained in a statement issued by Alex Kadiri, spokesman of the organisation, on Friday.He said the group's enthusiasm for the party has been dampened by the assumption of Nigerians that the [...]

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    Melaye accuses Yahaya Bello of importing military equipment

Melaye accuses Yahaya Bello of importing military equipment

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, has imported military equipment.Speaking on the floor of the senate on Thursday, Melaye said the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) seized the equipment because the necessary documents were not presented.He said upon seizure, one Jerry Omadara, who claimed to be an aide to Bello, told customs officials the gear [...]

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    Ekweremadu: Who says the military can’t take over?

Ekweremadu: Who says the military can’t take over?

Ike Ekeweremadu, deputy president of the senate, says the country's democracy is receding and it is not unlikely for the military to take over.Ekeweremadu said this on Wednesday while contributing to a debate on a motion sponsored by Ahmed Ogembe, senator representing Kogi central.Ogembe had alleged that Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi,  sponsored thugs to disrupt an empowerment programme he [...]

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    Double registration: Yahaya Bello will be prosecuted, says INEC

Double registration: Yahaya Bello will be prosecuted, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the allegation of double registration against Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, still stands.James Apam, resident electoral commissioner (REC) in the state, said this at the INEC office in Lokoja, capital of Kogi, on Thursday.“The allegation of double registration has not been swept under the carpet; we cannot prosecute Bello now because he [...]

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