Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has announced the setting up of a commission of inquiry to probe the past administrations from 2003 to date to help recover the looted funds.
The governor stated this yesterday at the celebration of Nigeria’s independence, an occasion that attracted a large crowd. Kogi State had at the weekend after 12 years, joined her counterparts in the country to officially celebrate the nation’s independence.
The first time the state celebrated the country’s independence, our reporter reliably gathered, […]
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello was reportedly pelted with stones and sachets of pure water yesterday shortly after the Jumaat prayers held at the Central mosque Lokoja, the state capital.
The governor who had gone to the mosque for prayers to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the state holding today, was said to have been attacked by angry mob who allegedly complained of hunger and hard times now ravaging the state.
But in a reaction, the Special Adviser to the governor […]
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Friday said his victory at the Appeal Court was divine.
The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by former Kogi State governor, Idris Wada, challenging the decision of the state election tribunal which upheld Bello’s victory in last year’s governorship election.
Bello urged his opponents to let peace reign and join him in developing the state
He spoke with State House correspondents after observing Jumaat prayer with President Muhammadu Buhari at […]
The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) on Saturday gave seven days ultimatum to Gov. Mr Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to unconditional reopen the state university in Anyigba.
A statement signed by the National President of NANS, Mr Tijani Shehu, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, stated that the ultimatum would take effect from July 4.
It said that the association called on the governor to immediately address their requests bothering on the state’s economy, welfare […]
Pastor Williams F. Kumuyi, General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry worldwide, has said the emergence of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as Kogi governor was orchestrated by God for a purpose.
Kumuyi, who said this on Tuesday evening when he was received at the Government House Lokoja, urged people of the state to pray and rally supports for the governor to enable him fulfill the plans of God for the state.
Amongst those that received Pastor Kumuyi include the state deputy governor, […]
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has accused his predecessor, Captain Idris Wada, of embezzling the N2 billion Youth Enterprise Fund obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Bello, who made the accusation on Sunday in a statewide broadcast to commemorate Democracy Day, said the immediate past administration used fictitious beneficiaries to siphon the money.
He said: “This money is a loan meant to stimulate commerce among the youth.
“We will recover it back from whoever has stolen it.”
The governor said he was not […]