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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning

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Good Morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers     1. The remains of Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, were on Saturday laid to rest at the Gudu Cemetery, Abuja.   Kyari died at 67 after battling coronavirus for three weeks.     2. President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ….  Read More

Can Kogi Governor Surrender Approved N1.3billion Transport And Travel Allowances To Fight COVID-19?

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COVID-19 have continue to ravage the world and Nigeria. Various Government, Federal and State have continue to put different measures in place to confront this worrisome pandemic. In Kogi State, despite there have not been reported or confirmed cases, the state government put in place its own committee on the 3rd of March, 2020, with ….  Read More

Buhari Commiserates With Kogi Governor Over Mother’s Death

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President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state over the death of his mother, Hajiya Hauwau Oziohu Bello at 101. President Buhari, in a statement issued on Sunday by his media aide, Garba Shehu, prayed that God Almighty will comfort her family and loved ones. The President implored the governor, family ….  Read More

Opinion: Kogi Is The Most Expensive State To Contest For Elective Position

0 commentsPoliticsOpinion: Kogi Is The Most Expensive State To Contest For Elective Position

Opinion: Kogi Is The Most Expensive State To Contest For Elective Position If you have ever contested for any political office in Kogi State and lost, you would agree with me that it’s not because you are not competent but electoral victory here lies in the hands of money holders. Here, you don’t come with ….  Read More

Senator Ogembe Mourns Hajia Hauwau Bello

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Senator Ahmed Ogembe who represented Kogi central senatorial district in the 8th Assembly has expressed his heartfelt condolence to the governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello over the demise of his beloved mother Hajiya Hauwau Bello.  In a statement signed by senator Ogembe and made available to press men, the senator said he is ….  Read More

Kogi Education Commissioner Commiserates With Gov. Bello Over Mother’s Death

0 commentsPoliticsKogi Education Commissioner Commiserates With Gov. Bello Over Mother’s Death

  The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon Wemi Jones, has commiserated with the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello over the death of his mother, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello. Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello died on Sunday evening during a brief illness at the age of 101 years. A statement by the ….  Read More

Elite Movement for GYB-CEDO Mourns Demise Of Kogi Gov’s Mother

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Elite Movement for GYB-CEDO Mourns Demise Of Kogi Gov’s Mother On behalf of Elite Movement For GYB/CEDO. the Chairperson, Arc. Safiya A. Umar(mnia) condoles with His Excellency Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over the demise of his mother, Hajiya Hawau Oziohu Bello, at age 101. We pray that the Almighty Allah comfort her family, ….  Read More

Kwara bans preaching in public schools

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    The Kwara state government says no religious organisation is permitted to preach or conduct other spiritual activities in public schools across the state. Bisola Ahmed, the state commissioner for education and human capital development, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. “It has come to the notice of the Kwara State Government ….  Read More

Ex-Governor Ahmed: I sold Kwara govt properties legally

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Ex-Governor Ahmed: I sold Kwara govt properties legally Former Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has refuted claims that his administration sold 110 government properties to friends and cronies. In a statement issued by his media aide, Muyideen Akorede, he responded to a claim made by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak that he sold 110 government properties ….  Read More

AbdulRazaq: My deputy staying in a rented apartment because Abdulfatah Ahmed sold his house

0 commentsPoliticsAbdulRazaq: My deputy staying in a rented apartment because Abdulfatah Ahmed sold his house

AbdulRazaq: My deputy staying in a rented apartment because Abdulfatah Ahmed sold his house Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, governor of Kwara state, says the government of Abdufatah Ahmed, his predecessor, sold 110 government properties, including the house meant for the deputy governor. The governor said this on Monday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock. ….  Read More

Remembrance Day: Gov. Bello Promises More Support For Family Of Fallen Heroes

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Remembrance Day: Gov. Bello Promises More Support For Family Of Fallen Heroes Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to continue to support the Armed Forces, law enforcement agencies and the families of fallen heroes in the state. The governor gave the assurance on Wednesday at the commemoration of the 2020 Armed ….  Read More

Festivity: FRSC Launches Ember Months Road Safety Campaign In Kogi

0 commentsPoliticsFestivity: FRSC Launches Ember Months Road Safety Campaign In Kogi

The Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday launched its ember month safety campaign in Lokoja, Kogi with advice to the motoring public to imbibe safety consciousness while driving to minimise road crashes in the yuletide. The Corps Marshall, Dr. Oyeyemi Boboye, gave the advice at the inauguration ceremony, of the ember month Campaign/Mega Rally ….  Read More

We’re Tired Of 50percent Salary – Health Workers Tells Kogi Gov.

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The National Vice President, Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Comrade Onuh Edoka  has called on the Kogi State governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello to henceforth begin the full payment of health workers salaries in the local government with immediate effect. Comrade Edoka made the call weekend at the inauguration of caretaker committee for MHWUN, ….  Read More

Senator Oseni Is A Rare Bred Politician – Mall. Abdulmumin

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  Senator Yakubu Oseni representing Kogi Central Senatorial District has been described as a thorough bred leader who remains undaunted in the service to his constituents. Mallam Yusuf Abdulmumin, the Personal Assistant to the lawmaker made this known today in Abuja while fielding questions from journalists on the personality of his boss, aspirations and outlined ….  Read More

Gov Yahaya Bello: The Man That Changed The Narrative

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Gov Yahaya Bello: The Man That Changed The Narrative.   Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello was born and brought up in Agasa, a suburb in Okene Local Government. He had a stint of both his primary and secondary school in Okene Local Government. He went to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he obtained B.Sc. Accounting and ….  Read More

Yakubu, Exec. Dir. KSPHCDA Bags Excellence Awards As Most Innovative, Outstanding Chief Executive

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Dr. Abubakar Yakubu, the Executive Director of Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA) on Thursday honored  with Distinguished International Merit Award of Excellence, for most innovative top best run agency in the North, by the Arewa Media Publications Event Company. The two awards are: Award For Excellence, Professionalism and Commitment to Duty for 2019, ….  Read More

Isiaq Ajibola Appointed ‘Akogun Shaba’ Of Ife-Olukotun

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  The former Managing Director of Media Trust Limited, Alhaji Isiaq Ajibola, has been appointed  the ‘Akogun Shaba’ of Ife Olukotun in South East Yagba Local Government Area of Kogi State. The appointment was announced yesterday by the Olukotun of Ife-Olukotun, Alhaji Oba Shuaibu Aiyegbajeje Mohammed, a first class traditional ruler in  Kogi State and ….  Read More

Prince Adamu Ali, His Ambition And Negative Impression About Ethnicity

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  Our attention have been drawn to some malicious information, posts and comments trending on various social media platforms and even on the lips of many in Bassa-Nge land, especially his opponents, about the ethnic stock to which Prince Adamu Ibrahim Alih comes from since he boldly signified his intention to join the list of ….  Read More

Why Kogi Governor ‘Eased Out’ Political Appointees – Fanwo

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Contrary to the use of the term ‘sack’ to describe the decision of Governor Yahaya Bello to ease out its political appointees, Kogi State Government says the decision of the administration to relieve them of their positions was part of preparations for January, 2020 transition process. The Director General, Media and Publicity to the Governor, ….  Read More

Kogi Gov Urges NYSC Members To Exhibit Much Sincerity, Loyalty To Nation

0 commentsPoliticsKogi Gov Urges NYSC Members To Exhibit Much SincerityLoyalty To Nation

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Monday advised the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state to exhibit much sincerity and loyalty to the nation during their service year. Bello gave the advise at the swearing-in ceremony of the ‘2019 Batch ‘C’ Stream 2’ corps members deployed to the state at the ….  Read More

Rep Joseph Bello Urge African Leaders To Maximise Population Advantage

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Member, House of Representatives (Adavi/Okehi), Hon. Joseph Asuku Bello has called on African governments to take advantage of the continent’s population. Speaking newsmen at the end of the 42nd Confluence of Speakers for the African Parliamentary Union (APU) in Djibouti. Bello stated that Africa’s population advantage stands as one of the greatest strengths of the ….  Read More

BREAKING NEWS Kogi State Government relieves appointees of posts

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BREAKING NEWS Kogi State Government relieves appointees of posts Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has sacked some political appointees in its cabinet and directed all of them to hand over government properties in their possession to the most senior officer in their establishments. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr ….  Read More