NGIJ Concludes Assessment On Bello’s Administration

By Akinwale Kasali After a week long assessment tour of the first term of Governor Yahaya Bello Administration in Kogi State, the Nigeria Guild of Investigative Journalists, NGIJ, has concluded it’s tour. In a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday and signed by the President of the Guild, Mr. Wale Abydeen the Guild stated that the week long assessment tour focused mainly on the achievements, programs and projects of the All Progressive Congress (APC) led administration in the State. Abydeen explained that the NGIJ team met with almost all…

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Bello Faces Uphill Task To Remain In Office For Second Term, As Workers Welfare May Mar His Chances

Yahaya Bello

By Akinwale Kasali The chances of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to remain at the Lugard House is an Herculean task, as neglect of workers welfare could Mar his chances to remain in office for the next four years. The Nigerian Labour Congress, Kogi State chapter revealed that the governor has failed to make the welfare of civil servants his main priority. Though, infrastructure wise, Labour hailed the Bello administration for been proactive, but has neglected workers. When the Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists, NGIJ, visited Kogi State to…

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Kogi Governorship Election: How Bello will be Stopped; the 2023 Connection

Yahaya Bello

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu A one term governorship tenure is starring Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, in the face. Multiple party sources in Lokoja and Abuja are emphatic that the Akinwumi Ambode treatment is awaiting the governor in the governorship primaries which comes up in August to select candidates for the November 2019 Kogi governorship election. The forces up against Bello’s re-election are fighting a three-pronged battle to that effect –  External,internal and ethno-religious. The external forces are said to be linked to former Lagos state governor and National Leader of the APC,…

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Melaye Wanted By The Police

The Kogi State Police Command has declared the lawmaker representing the Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, wanted. Also, the Police on Wednesday confirmed the escape from custody of two suspects arrested and paraded last week for allegedly working for the senator and the son of a former governor of Kogi State, Mohammed Audu. Addressing newsmen on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital, the Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga said the duo have been placed on Interpol watchlist. Details later.

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