Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag "Yahaya Bello"

    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 [...]

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    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 [...]

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    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 [...]

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    Kogi APC: We’ve not endorsed Bello for second term

Kogi APC: We’ve not endorsed Bello for second term

The state executive committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi says it is yet to endorse Yahaya Bello, the incumbent governor of the state, as its candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.The executive committee members, led by Salam Adejo, the party’s secretary in the state, spoke at a press conference in Abuja.Adejo denied reports that the party had [...]

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    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 [...]

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    Yahaya Bello on guber poll: I’ll defeat my opponent by a landslide

Yahaya Bello on guber poll: I’ll defeat my opponent by a landslide

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says he will win the November 16 gubernatorial election by a landslide.Speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Friday, the governor said his margin of lead will be such that the second runner up will be discouraged to challenge his victory.He also boasted of rebuilding [...]

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    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 [...]

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    ‘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 [...]

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    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 [...]

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    ‘He has recorded unprecedented feats’ — Kogi elders defend Yahaya Bello

‘He has recorded unprecedented feats’ — Kogi elders defend Yahaya Bello

The Elders Advisory Council in Kogi says Yahaya Bello, the governor of the state, has recorded unprecedented feats.Responding to a petition written to President Muhammadu Buhari against Bello by Kogi State APC Stakeholders Forum, the council said there is room for improvement.The stakeholders' forum led by Alex Kadiri, a former senator, had accused Bello of failing in all "aspects of governance" and [...]

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    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 [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: I only owe four months salaries

Yahaya Bello: I only owe four months salaries

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says he only owes the state workers four months salaries.The governor said this following a claim by the state chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) that he owed the state workers between 8 to 38 salary arrears.Kingsley Fanwo, spokesman of the governor, said the state government had paid salaries for 38 months since it [...]

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    Ohinoyi of Ebiraland: I supported Yahaya Bello but he is a different thing today

Ohinoyi of Ebiraland: I supported Yahaya Bello but he is a different thing today

Abdul Rahman Ado Ibrahim, ohinoyi of Ebiraland, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, is being misled by money and “extremely wrong people around him”.Ibrahim said Bello has lost the goodwill of the people and it would be difficult to convince them to vote him for a second term in office.Speaking in an interview with Daily Trust, the traditional ruler said he [...]

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    Yahaya Bello will end up in prison, says Melaye

Yahaya Bello will end up in prison, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, will end up in prison for alleged corruption.In a tweet on Tuesday, he said he would sue Bello and members of the state house of assembly  over "the illegality of the L.G caretaker chairmen."Melaye said he was fine-tuning his petition which would make the whole world shocked."I'm [...]

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    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 [...]

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    Kogi assembly seeks removal of chief judge

Kogi assembly seeks removal of chief judge

The Kogi state house of assembly has recommended the removal of Nasir Ajanah, chief judge of the state, over alleged gross misconduct.The recommendation was adopted on Tuesday after the house committee on public account presented its report on the state’s auditor-general’s 2016 financial statements.The report presented by Ahmed Mohammed, committee chairman, indicted the Kogi state high court and Kogi Hajj [...]

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