Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tag "Yahaya Bello"

    Yahaya Bello: I’ve broken down the walls of ethnicity dividing my people

Yahaya Bello: I’ve broken down the walls of ethnicity dividing my people

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says his time in office has been dedicated to breaking down the walls of ethnicity that divides the state.The governor was reacting to social media postings purporting him to be biased against certain ethnic group in the state.In a statement, Bello said his "signature" has been uniting people in and out of government.The governor said [...]

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    Yahaya Bello’s wife involved in accident near Kabba

Yahaya Bello’s wife involved in accident near Kabba

One week after the helicopter of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in Kabba, Amina Bello, wife of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has been involved in a car accident in the area.Onogwu Muhammed, Bello's chief press secretary, disclosed this in a statement.Muhammed said the accident happened around Oshokoshoko, near Kabba, while the governor's wife and some aides were on their way [...]

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    Yahaya Bello sponsoring attacks on my supporters, says ADC senatorial candidate

Yahaya Bello sponsoring attacks on my supporters, says ADC senatorial candidate

Victor Adoji, senatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Kogi state, has accused Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, of sponsoring attacks on his supporters.Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Adoji said thugs allegedly sponsored by the governor have attacked him and his supporters at least five time this year.Adoji said his electioneering campaign has been marred at [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: Merchants of insecurity in Kogi will face hard times

Yahaya Bello: Merchants of insecurity in Kogi will face hard times

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says merchants of insecurity in the state, will face hard times.Onogwu Muhammed, chief press secretary to the governor, quoted Bello as saying this when he addressed Ebira Peoples Association in Kano.The governor said his administration takes the issue of security of lives and property of the Kogi people seriously and would not relent in [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Yahaya Bello has unleashed mayhem on my supporters, says senatorial candidate

TRENDING VIDEO: Yahaya Bello has unleashed mayhem on my supporters, says senatorial candidate

Natasha Akpoti, senatorial candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi central, has accused Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, of unleashing mayhem on her supporters.In a video posted, Akpoti accused the governor of  sending thugs to eliminate her supporters in Okene, a local government in Kogi central."Last night was one of the longest nights of my life, at 11pm, [...]

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    2019: We must market Buhari from door-to-door, says Yahaya Bello

2019: We must market Buhari from door-to-door, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says for President Muhammadu Buhari to be reelected in 2019, the All Progressives Congress (APC) must be ready to market his accomplishments.Bello said this at a dinner hosted by the president for youth political appointees and supporters of his administration at the presidential villa, Abuja.He said failure to present the achievements of the current [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: FG not planning to sell Ajaokuta Steel Complex

Yahaya Bello: FG not planning to sell Ajaokuta Steel Complex

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says the federal government is not planning to sell the Ajaokuta Steel Complex.Bello said this on Thursday after meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa.Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), had said there is a plan to sell complex in a bid to raise money to fund the [...]

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    Kogi has lost N100bn to flood, says Yahaya Bello

Kogi has lost N100bn to flood, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says the state has lost N100 billion to flood.Flood has rendered a lot of people homeless across 10 local government areas of the state.Bello has since sought the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to alleviate the damage caused by the flood.Speaking through Kingsley Fanwo, his media aide, Bello said over 200 communities have been [...]

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    Yahaya Bello ‘runs to’ Buhari over flood in 10 Kogi LGAs

Yahaya Bello ‘runs to’ Buhari over flood in 10 Kogi LGAs

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday over the flood problem in the state.The governor disclosed this to state house correspondents after a private meeting with the president.He said over 10 local government areas that have been sacked by the flood.While appreciating the efforts of the National Emergency Management Agency [...]

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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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