Election Rigging Allegation: Kogi Government writes US over Visa Ban

KGS/GO/ADM/25/II/XXX 16 September 2020 The Ambassador Of The United States of America Embassy of The United States of America 1075 Diplomatic Drive Central Business District Abuja, NIGERIA Your Excellency, RE: VISA RESTRICTIONS ON INDIVIDUALS AND INCLUSION OF THE 2019 KOGI STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS IN US STATE DEPARTMENT LIST OF ALLEGEDLY COMPROMISED ELECTIONS – A LETTER […]

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I run Kogi State affairs like a private company – Gov. Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello says he runs the affairs of Kogi State like a private company with the aim of “profitability”. The governor, who was sworn in for the second term on January 27, 2020, said he still uses his personal vehicles and that he has forfeited “personal entitlements” and other perks of office. Bello spoke […]

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Gov Yahaya Bello is hale and hearty – Kogi State Govt dispels ill-health rumours

Kogi State government has rubbished rumours making the round in some section of the media over the ill-health of the state governor Yahaya Bello. In a statement, the director genegal on media, Kingsley Fanwo, described the remour as untrue, explaining that the state governor had embarked on a two weeks break and will return next […]

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Kogi Govt Slam ‘Hypocritical & Unprofessional’ Commercial Banks For Joining Strike

Kogi State government has lambasted commercial banks in the state for demonstrating high level of hypocrisy and unprofessionalism in joining the strike embarked upon by the organised labour in the state. In a press conference yesterday in Lokoja, the Special Adviser to the state governor on Media and Strategies, Abdulmalik Abdulkareem berated the commercial banks […]

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We’ll Pay Rest Workers in Few Days – Kogi Govt Begs Against Resumed Strike Action

Kogi state government has urged civil servants in the state against embarking on the declared resumed strike action by the labour unions, assuring it will fast-track payment of salaries in coming days. In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Mohammed Awwal Imam, reacting to resumed strike action by workers, […]

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Kogi to generate 900 jobs from 100,000 Metric Tonne Sugar Factory

The Kogi State Government says it will continue to encourage partnership arrangements with reputable investors as a sign of its determination to harness the abundant human and natural resources of the state. Capt. Idris Wada, the Kogi State Governor, stated this at the weekend when he received in audience, Alh. Kabiru Shuiabu (mni), Chairman Unicane […]

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Gov Wada Reaffirms Resolve on Tackling Preventable Diseases

Kogi State Government says it will do everything within available resources to reduce preventable diseases that causes blindness. Kogi State Governor, Capt. Idris Wada made the promise at the Kogi State Specialists Hospital, Lokoja, Venue of the Mark Anumah Medical mission, in conjunction with fountain of joy and comfort Foundation. The Governor who was represented […]