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#COVID19: PDP Raises Alarm Over Kogi, Queries Bello’s Inaction

by Seun Adeuyion June 30, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has queried Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello over his manifest laidback attitude towards COVID-19 prevention and management protocols, resulting in spread and avoidable deaths in the state. The party expressed worry over alleged unreported cases of COVID-19 as well as issues of ‘silent deaths’ in the state, which have become […]

“Nobody Takes Yahaya Bello’s Statements Serious”– PDP

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 27, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) describes the assertion by Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello, that some PDP governors are planning to cross over to the crisis-ridden All Progressives Congress (APC), as “an outright lie”, going further to term the Kogi governor’s statement as “childish”. The party revealed this position in a press release issued on […]

Community Policing Way Forward In Kogi– Yahaya Bello

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 20, 2020
The Kogi State government has recently launched a community policing committee in a move geared towards improving security in communities across the state. Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has said that the idea of community policing which seeks to involve locals in the maintenance of law and order would further enhance intelligence gathering and […]

#COVID19: Kogi State Lifts Lockdown; “No Virus Here”— Governor Says.

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 5, 2020
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has announced the lifting of the lockdown previously imposed on  Kabba-Bunu.Kabba-Bunnu Local Government area had been alleged to host the state’s suspected index case of Covid19. Governor Bello revealed the ease off while addressing the press at the Government House in Lokoja. Following the outcome of several Covid19  tests […]

Yahaya Bello Mourns New Telegraph Editor, Bakare

by Seun Adeuyion May 26, 2020
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has described the death of the Saturday Editor of the New Telegraph Newspaper, Mr Waheed Bakare, as a painful loss. Bakare died Sunday evening after a brief illness. He had a stint with the Punch newspaper before his employment by the New Telegraph newspaper. The late Bakare was a regular […]

Tribunal Upholds Election Of Yahaya Bello As Kogi State Gov

by Seun Adeuyion May 24, 2020
The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello. The petition had been filed by Mr Musa Wada, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election. In a judgment of two to one, delivered by the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Kashim […]