Kogi govt tasks police on adequate security

July 30, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello has charged men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force to re-double their effort to ensure that indigenes enjoyed adequate security of lives and property. The governor, who gave the charge Friday during the commissioning of the new multi-purpose hall at the Squadron Base in Lokoja, noted that the role of the police in providing Read More

Bello hails Buhari for giving voice to youth

July 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in nation building and for giving young Nigerians an opportunity to participate in governance. Bello gave the commendation when he led top members of his cabinet to pay sallah homage to Buhari at his country home in Daura, Kastina State on Thursday. A statement e-mailed to the Read More

Those waiting for Nigeria’s break-up’ll be disappointed –GYB group

July 21, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Niger Delta youth group under the aegis of 36 Youths Coalition for Yahaya Bello 2023 Presidency, has said those waiting for the break-up of Nigeria will certainly be disappointed, saying the country will remain strong and more united. Speaking Wednesday in Delta, the organisation’s head, Ambassador Timiseleipre Job Desmond said the country is stronger on daily basis than what Read More

Another PDP bigwig joins APC

July 11, 2021 Editor 0

A member of the board of Trustees (BoT) of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Grace Jackson Bent, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) barely two weeks after the Party lost Zamfara State Governor and most lawmakers from the state. On Saturday, Yola the capital of Adamawa State that was thrown into a carnival Read More

Rotational Presidency uncounstitutional, Yahaya Bello tells Southern governors

July 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello, said the agitations by the Southern governors to produce the next president “is unconstitutional.” Yahaya Bello said both Nigeria law book and the constitution of all political parties does not in any way give credence to such agitation. Speaking Friday in Abuja at a two-day workshop for the crime reporters and political reporters, governor Bello Read More

Kogi east NYCN vows to advance Igala cause

July 8, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The members of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi east Wednesday unanimously resolved to work together as one indivisible entity to restore peace in the council. They also resolved to advance the cause of Igala ethnic group in Kogi state.This was contained in a communique issued at the end of a meeting of stakeholders of the council held at Read More

Breaking: Kogi gov, Yahaya Bello, inaugurates high-powered economic advisory council

July 5, 2021 Editor 0

Kogi Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Monday, inaugurated the state’s Economic Advisory Council. The high-worth Council was inaugurated virtually.While inaugurating the council, the governor challenged members to “guide the state into prosperity” , tapping into the abundant human and mineral resources available to her. He said the members were carefully selected based on their pedigree and track record, saying their main Read More

2023: UniJos alumni endorses Yahaya Bello for president

July 5, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The University of Jos Alumni has called on the Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello to run for the president in 2023, saying the governor has the needed criteria to win as president. The UJ Alumni made this known in Lokoja on Saturday through its National President, Pastor Johnson Nuhu Sani during the grand reception dinner in honour of chief press Read More

Buni charges Nigeria’s envoy to US on beneficial relationship

June 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has charged Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Dr Uzoma Emenike on beneficial relationship between the two countries. Buni stated this Saturday when he led a delegation to Umuahia, Abia state to condole with the family of the Ambassador Read More

2023: I am not returning to PDP – Folarin

June 22, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Teslim Folarin, has stated that those discriminating against him in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state are only jittery of his rising political popularity. Addressing APC executives and stakeholders from Iseyin and Itesiwaju local government areas of Oyo state in continuation of his peace preaching tour of Oyo state, the Senator Read More

Anambra guber: I’ll restore people’s confidence in governance – Moghalu

June 20, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and governorship aspirant in the forthcoming Anambra state gubernatorial election Dr George Moghalu has said that his main mission is to restore the people’s confidence in governance. Moghalu disclosed this in Lokoja while speaking with newsmen at a symposium to mark the 46th birthday anniversary of Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi state. Read More

Friends convene birthday colloquium for Gov Bello

June 18, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

A group of friends, admirers and political supporters of the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, on Friday convened a colloquium in Abuja to commemorate his 46th birthday. The event, which was put together by Isu media, paraded a number of academics and public speakers who took turns to dissect Nigeria’s socio-political and economic situations and how the celebrant’s leadership Read More

2023: Kabba/Bunu vows to buy nomination form for Bello

June 10, 2021 Salihu Oyibo 0

Groups under the aegis of ”Kabba/Bunu Stakeholders and Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC)”, has unanimously called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state to contest for the next president of Nigeria comes 2023. The stakeholders in their separate comments at the endorsement rally in Kabba on Thursday, also promised to purchase nomination form for the governor. They praised the Read More

Abuja-Lokoja road: Shame of a nation

May 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

The dualisation of the Abuja-Abaji-Lokoja federal highway project has spent up to 15 years without completion. TOPE SUNDAY writes. The dualisation of the Abuja-Abaji-Lokoja federal highway project seems to have taken too much time for its completion since the contract was awarded in 2006. The project, which is a 196-kilometre stretch, was given an initial 30-month time-line for completion, but Read More

Gov. Bello charges HYPADEC to tackle menace of flooding

April 29, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has charged the governing council of Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPADEC) to be proactive in tackling the menace of flooding affecting agricultural activities in the state. Governor Bello gave the charge Wednesday when the governing council of the HYPADEC led by its chairman, Barrister Joseph Terfa Ityau, paid a courtesy call Read More

No governor ‘ll join stinking APC, PDP replies Yahaya Bello

April 16, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi Friday said that “no sensible Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor will defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).” Prince Odeyemi stated this on while speaking with the Blueprint on  a statement credited to Gov Yahaya Bello of  Kogi state  that more PDP governors and others are still coming Read More

Ex-Oyo, Ondo MILAD Ahmed Usman dies

April 15, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

A former military administrator of Oyo state, Col Ahmed Usman, is dead. Ahmed Usman was said to have died around 3.00am on Wednesday in Jos, the Plateau state capital, during an illness. It was gathered that his remains were being moved to his village, Okura-Lafia,Dekina in Kogi state for burial according to Islamic rites. Usman was military administrator of Ondo Read More

2023 presidency: Group to mobilise 37m supporters for Yahaya Bello

April 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A political support group known as Project One Nigeria Movement for Governor Yahaya Bello, has declared that it will mobilise about 37 million supporters for the actualization of the Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello’s presidential ambition ahead of the 2023 general elections. A statement by it’s National Coordinator, Olujuwon Obasanjo, Thursday in Abuja, said it has perfected plans to get Read More

2023: Only youth creativity’ll reset the nation – Ohere

April 6, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state commissioner for Works and Housing, Abubakar Ohere, Monday said the 2023 presidency will be about harnessing youth creativity and energy towards resetting the Nigerian nation. Ohere stated this when he paid Easter homage to the Okene  Christians  community. He stated  that the 2023 presidency will be about harnessing youth creativity and energy to reset the country. He Read More

COVID-19: Group clears air on Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, urges citizens to support NPCDA’s efforts

March 25, 2021 Editor 0

The National Vanguard for Covd-19 Vaccine Administration and Advocacy says there is no need for panic over the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, assuring Nigerians that it is safe and effective for the cure of the coronavirus.  The group, which gave this assurance at a press conference on Thursday in Abuja, noted that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risk or any Read More

Now that our leaders are being guinea-pigged

March 19, 2021 Clem Oluwole 0

At long, long last, the Covid-19 vaccine has finally arrived in Nigeria. But the Presidential Task Force set up by the federal government has warned that despite the arrival of the defence laager, it is too early to start dancing on the grave of the pandemic that has claimed more than two million lives and sickened several other millions worldwide Read More

Nigeria’s nationhood: Shasa, food blockade and their lessons

March 17, 2021 Prof MK Othman 0

Right from pre-independence to date, the question of Nigeria’s unity has always been on the top agenda of our nationhood. As always, we play the ostrich instead of facing the painful reality of our existence as a nation and how to strengthen and reinforce the weak pillars supporting our nationhood. Our hypocrisy went beyond the bound when some years back; Read More