• Governor Yahaya Bello is not sick, says Fanwo

    Governor Yahaya Bello is not sick, says Fanwo

    According to reports, the Director General, Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State, Kingsley Fanwo, has dismissed rumour that Governor Yahaya Bello is sick.

    Reacting to online reports, Fanwo described that rumour as ‘spurious’ stating categorically that Bello is only on vacation and is due to return soon.

    “My attention has been drawn to the spurious rumour doing the round that there are concerns over the health of the Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello,” he said in the statement […]

  • Edo guber: Obaseki’s victory is reward of APC hardwork – Bello

    Edo guber: Obaseki’s victory is reward of APC hardwork – Bello

    Governor Sani Bello of Niger has described the victory of Mr Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governor-elect of Edo, as a reward for dedication and commitment to service by the party.

    This was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Ndace and made available to newsmen on Friday in Minna,

    Bello said that the victory of Obaseki at the polls was a testimony, which showed that the people of Edo appreciated the developmental progress […]

  • Kogi Governor Bello pledges 100,000 jobs for youths

    Kogi Governor Bello pledges 100,000 jobs for youths

    According to reports, the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said his administration plans to empower 100,000 youths in the state to prevent them from becoming hooligans and tools in the hands of politicians.

    Bello, who described his administration as youth-oriented, stated this on Monday at the Kogi State Government House while addressing a crowd that accompanied him back from the Eid-el-Kabir prayer in Lokoja.

    A statement quoted the governor as urging Nigerians to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari in the […]

  • Kogi civil servants to get 3 months salaries before Salah holidays – Bello

    Kogi civil servants to get 3 months salaries before Salah holidays – Bello

    Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi said civil servants in the employment of the State and its local governments wll receive three months salaries before the coming Muslims festival of Id-el-Kabir celebrations.

    The Governor who said this in a speech he delivered to mark Kogi 25 Independence anniversary on Saturday however said only those that have been verified as bona fide workers of the State will benefit from the salary payment.

    The Governor said the State had only accessed 40 per cent of […]

  • PDP votes gave Buhari victory in 2015 – Bello

    PDP votes gave Buhari victory in 2015 – Bello

    Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Bello, has said that it was the party’s votes that gave victory to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 general elections.

    This is just as the chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), Senator Walid Jibrin said the party would remain as one, irrespective of recent challenges. Both men spoke yesterday in Abuja at a meeting of the PDP Northern Leaders Forum. The meeting […]

  • Governor Bello is returning power to PDP through the back door – Kogi APC accuses

    Governor Bello is returning power to PDP through the back door – Kogi APC accuses

    According to reports, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi State has written to the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, vowing never to have anything to do with Governor Yahaya Bello, who got into power on its platform.

    The party is accusing Bello of returning power to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, through the back door, alleging that all the 45 appointments made so far by the Governor were from the ousted ruling party.

    The Kogi APC leaders further […]

  • We have not secured bailout fund yet – Gov. Bello

    We have not secured bailout fund yet – Gov. Bello

    Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has distanced the State Government from reports making the rounds that the state has secured a multi-billion bailout fund from the Central Bank of Nigeria.

    The Governor said his administration is committed to transparency and public communication to turn away from the past maladies of corruption and keeping the people of the state in the dark about government activities.

    Governor Bello disclosed this through a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kingsley Fanwo, saying his […]