2023: “Respect presidency zoning arrangement” Ohanaeze Ndigbo advises Yahaya Bello

Tells governor ‘You were in school when North, South agreed on zoning’  The Ohanaeze Ndigbo cultural group has frowned against the statement made by the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, that rotational presidency is unconstitutional and that Nigerians should be allowed to make their choices for the best candidate to emerge for the top post. The Ohanaeze National Publicity Secretary, Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia, in a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu yesterday, said the statement made by Governor Bello spoke at the seminar for political and crime correspondents in Abuja on Friday may…

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Kogi: Gov Yahaya Bello appoints cleaner as senior aide

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has appointed a cleaner, Peter Aliyu, as his Senior Special Assistant on Sanitation. The governor’s spokesperson, Onogwu Mohammed, who broke the news on Saturday, said Aliyu, who is speech impaired, was a former cleaner under the Geemoney Cleaning Scheme. “His appointment was announced at the state executive council alongside other new government appointees of government,” he said. “In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Folashade Arike Ayoade said, “The young man’s appointment came on the heel of His Excellency’s…

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2023: N/Central APC asks Bello to drop presidential ambition

… Demands Party’s National Chairman slot The North-Central council of the All-Progressives Congress, (APC), has appealed to the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello to drop his 2023 presidential ambition, and join it in the campaign to ensure that the North Central produces the next APC National Chairman. Bello, who was asked by the APC- dominated Kogi State House of Assembly to go for the 2023 Presidential slot, has his campaign posters for the nation’s plum job pasted all over Abuja and other states of the Federation. However the APC…

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2023 Presidency: ‘No zoning in APC’ – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has denied reports that the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), had a zoning arrangement ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Yahaya Bello made this known while speaking to newsmen in Abuja at the weekend. Recall that Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, had recently said that the southern region of the country should be allowed to produce the next president of Nigeria in 2023. The governor had joined his Kaduna counterpart, Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i and other prominent northern politicians who had made similar calls in recent…

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Covid-19: “I won’t take any vaccine” – Yahaya Bello

Ø  Says Kogi has no business with pandemic As the Federal Government rolled out the AstraZeneca vaccine jabs yesterday and Nigerians are encouraged to take the vaccine, the Kogi State governor has however stated that Covid-19 is not the business of the State. Speaking on a television programme yesterday, Bello declared that he would neither take any vaccine nor compel anyone in the State to take it. According to the governor, “Covid-19 is not our business in Kogi State. We are dealing with more serious issues in Kogi State, not…

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Just In! “I’ve not left PDP”, says Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied claim that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC). He made the denial in a short statement issued after a video by Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello that he had accepted to join APC went viral today. However, the former minister said though he has been involved in consultations with members of the ruling party, he has not made up his mind on whether to dump the PDP. “Though we have had meetings across…

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Yahaya Bello, 17 others killed by terrorist buried amidst tears, anguish

Eighteen people killed in the last terrorist attack in Kutemeshi, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been buried amid tears and anguish. Voice of Liberty source in the area said the gunmen Saturday night ransacked the village, killing scores, kidnapped yet to be confirmed number and left many injured. Among the dead is Yahaya Bello, a father of one and a promising youngman. Most of those killed were family grown men and youths. As at the time of filling this report, 10 victims of the attack with…

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‘Nigeria’ll be safe when politicians stop using thugs’ — Yahaya Bello

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, says Nigeria will be a safe place to live in when politicians stop the use of thugs and criminals during elections.  The governor stated this yesterday while featuring on a television programme. According to him, “When politicians begin to stop the use of thugs, touts or some group of criminals, that is when we will begin to have safety and security in our land”.  The governor added that thugs who were used and dumped by politicians during elections metamorphosed into “hydra-headed monsters” and criminal elements…

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Kogi Assembly backs Gov. Bello for Presidency

The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Yahaya Bello and endorsed him to become the President of Nigeria, come 2023.  The Assembly members, in a motion moved on behalf of all other members by the Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Hassan Abdullahi, predicated their call upon the sterling performance of the Governor since he assumed office in 2016 and is currently into his second term in Office.  According to the Assembly members in a unanimous resolution on the floor of the House…

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‘Wike, other PDP governors on their way to APC’ – Yahaya Bello

…As pressure mounts on S/East govs. to join the party like Umahi Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, yesterday, said more governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), are making plans to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor stated this while reacting to the defection of Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi from the PDP to APC, adding that Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, would not be the last governor to join the ruling party, describing Umahi as a believer in the APC even when he was a member of…

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