Bello releases N2bn salaries owed ex-office holders

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has released N2 billion for payment to immediate past political office holders in all the local government areas of the state. The fund is part payment of their salaries and other benefits owed them by former governor, Idris Wada. Bello made the announcement when the Chairman, National Councillors Forum, Kogi…

APC congratulates Kogi governor over court victory

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has congratulated Kogi Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on his victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. In a statement released to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja, the chairman called on the party and its members to close…

Kogi Gov Blames Past Leaders For Corruption

Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has again accused past leaders of the state of corruption and lack of vision, which according to him has held the state down. The governor who disclosed this while addressing government officials at a special workshop on the new direction blueprint of his administration in Lokoja, also said that…

Court Releases 12 Over Stoning of Kogi Governor

Twelve accused persons who pelted stones and other dangerous weapons on the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, at the Lokoja Central Mosque, last week, were yesterday granted bail by a Lokoja Chief Magistrate’s Court. The governor was allegedly stoned by some unknown irate youth at the Lokoja Central Mosque last week Friday, in which…

Igala Group Denounce Report of Stoning of Governor Bello at Ankpa

A Lokoja-based group, the Igala Youth Forum, has debunked  in strong terms, the news as reported by an online news media, Premium Times, that the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello was attacked at Ankpa when he went for the 3rd Day Fidua Prayers of the Late Ejeh of Ankpa, Alhaji Ahmadu Yakubu. The group in…