Tag: Kogi

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2017

“He is shooting the moon and boxing the air” | Dino Melaye kicks as process to recall him begins

Dino Melaye (Kogi West), has described the process to recall him from the upper legislative chamber as an exercise that ...

ToluJune 5, 2017

Backstory: Why Dino Melaye and the APC will fight to see the end of Gov. Yahaya Bello in Kogi

“Well, like the good Napoleon said, NEVER INTERRUPT YOUR ENEMY WHEN HE’S MAKING A MISTAKE. It is a normal thing ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

Dino Melaye sues Kogi governor over LG election

Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West senatorial district) on Thursday sued the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, the State House of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Minimum wage to be reviewed every 5 years | Make Nigeria competitive, Osinbajo urges Dangote, others | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. Make Nigeria competitive – Osinbajo urges Dangote, others – YNaija Minimum wage: Reps to cause ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

Workers are being paid – Yahaya Bello

The governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said that 95 per cent of state workers have being paid, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

BREAKING: Senator Dino Melaye allegedly bribed election tribunal judge Akoh Ikpeme in US dollars (LISTEN)

An audio tape obtained by online newspaper, Saharareporters has revealed how Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) reportedly interfered with his ...

RoqeebahMay 28, 2017

“It is so easy to expose Malam Nasir El-Rufai as a liar” | Our top 10 quotes from last week

Donald Trump, APC, PDP, Media aides. Every week, these people (and others) drop unforgettable words everywhere they go in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Resignation is completely out of the options – Bello replies Dino Melaye, APC leaders

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, says Senator Dino Melaye and other APC leaders asking him to resign are ‘jokers.’ Top members ...

ToluMay 27, 2017

235 years jailterm for Nigerian fraudsters, £1 compensation for Ibori | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

235 – The total number of years three Nigerian fraudsters were sentenced to, by a Missisippi court for using dating sites ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

Kogi government owing workers 12 months salary, not 15 – Chief of Staff

by Dolapo Adelana The Kogi government has said it is owing some of its workers a maximum of twelve months ...

AzeezApril 22, 2017

‘Touch Dino and face our wrath’ | Women protest attack on Dino Melaye

by Azeez Adeniyi Some women on Saturday protested over the reported attempt to kill Senator Dino Melaye in Aiyetoro-Gbede, Ijumu ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 18, 2017

Dino Melaye has not informed me about alleged assassination attempt – Gov. Bello

by Dolapo Adelana Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello has said Senator Dino Melaye is yet to inform him about the alleged ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 15, 2017

Dino Melaye escapes assassination attempt

by Dolapo Adelana The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, on Saturday escaped assassination attempt as unknown gunmen attacked his ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 2, 2017

Kogi records Lassa fever case

by Dolapo Adelana A case of Lassa fever was confirmed in Angwan Kura Community, in the old market area of  ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 16, 2017

Mercy Johnson’s husband pens congratulatory message to his wife, assures her of his full support

by Dolapo Adelana Prince Odianosen Okogie, husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okogie has reacted to the appointment of his wife ...

RoqeebahMarch 15, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 15th of March

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now!

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 27, 2017

Kogi to reward whistleblowers with N500000

by Dolapo Adelana Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello on Monday announced a N500,000 reward for any resident who provides “useful information” to authorities ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 22, 2017

Army parades 2 Boko Haram members, 15 kidnappers in Kogi

by Dolapo Adelana Seventeen suspects were paraded on Wednesday by the Nigerian Army after it launched a military operation on ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

Kogi APC accuses Gov. Yahaya Bello of lavishing N230bn

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of wasting N230bn within one year. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 14, 2016

Kogi to begin payment of 4 months salary arrears

The government of Kogi has said it would pay workers and pensioners salary arrears on or before December 20. This ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 7, 2016

Rumours over Kogi governor’s health false – Aide

There has been speculations over the whereabouts of Kogi governor Yahaya Bello, The Punch reports. Bello has been absent from public functions ...

RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

Day 13: Countdown to Aisha Buhari’s apology #DoYouRemember

Update: Looks like everyone has moved past the rift. But let’s talk about how Mrs Aisha Buhari may actually the ...

Isime EseneOctober 6, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Fact checking Kemi Adeosun’s comments about coal power in Nigeria

At a seminar organised by the IMF titled ‘Toward Better Infrastructure in Developing Countries’, which took place at the Jack ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Kogi Judgment: ‘It was a long walk to victory’ – Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bella of Kogi on Tuesday said the judgment of the Supreme Court was a “long walk to victory’’ ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Yahaya Bello’s election

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello. In a unanimous decision the justices of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 6, 2016

81,415, N293bn… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

1.3 million The number of new teachers needed in the next 6 years to address the acute shortage of qualified ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 25, 2016

Opinion: Youth leaders as change agents

By Manasseh Victor That Nigeria is suffering from leadership crisis is stating the obvious, 56 years after independence, the country is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 22, 2016

IGP deploys counter-terrorism team for Imo, Kogi elections

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag.IGP Ibrahim K. Idris has directed the Commissioners of Police in Imo and Kogi states to ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 14, 2016

‘If Tinubu hadn’t called me a dog, I wouldn’t have responded’ – Melaye

Following allegations that Senator Dino Melaye had threatened to beat up and impregnate Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the wife of the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

Man kills pregnant woman with scissors over an argument

A man in Kogi state, Hussain Zubairu has been arrested by the police for allegedly stabbing his pregnant neighbor to ...

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