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Today's Headlines: 19 People Sentenced To Death By Hanging, Buhari Mourns Garba Mohammed

PDP Screens Guber Aspirants Monday Over Anambra 2021 Election.The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party has set up a committee to screen aspirants for the upcoming Anambra State Governorship Election.The screening, chaired by former Kogi governor Idris Wada, is to hold at 9 am on Monday and Tuesday at the party’s secretariat in Abuja, according to the party’s organising secretary Austin Akubundu.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: 19 People Sentenced To Death By Hanging, Buhari Mourns Garba Mohammed

POLITICS

See 12 Lovely Photos of Gov Yahaya Bello And His Late Mother That Prove His Mother's Love

The love and affection of mother and son cannot be overemphasized especially when the child is of good behaviour and climb the ladder of success while the mother is still alive.  Such can be said of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and his late mother, Hajia Hauwau Bello who never seized any opportunity to show her son love when she was alive. Before the death of his mother, Governor Yahaya Bello's relationship with his mother is considered to be a top notch, he was always seen with his mother full of smile. 

  2 years ago ago
See 12 Lovely Photos of Gov Yahaya Bello And His Late Mother That Prove His Mother's Love

POLITICS

Opinion (Kogi 2023): Forget Party And Zoning Idea, One Of These 5 Should Be The Next Governor

The 2023 election of Kogi state is fast approaching and the discussion about who our next governor will have indeed commenced among the intellectual heavyweights. No doubt that in APC the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello is not going to contest again and from all indication, neither has the deputy governor, Edward Onoja shown any interest of contesting for the seat of governance in the Lugard house. In PDP on the other hand, there are many candidates who are expected to be contesting under the platform, among

  2 years ago ago
Opinion (Kogi 2023): Forget Party And Zoning Idea, One Of These 5 Should Be The Next Governor

POLITICS

5 Years After Wada Lost The Kogi State Gubernatorial Election To Yahaya Bello, See His New Looks

Below are the new looks of the Former Governor of Kogi state His Excellency Idris Wada 5 years after losing the gubernatorial election to the incumbent governor who is no other person than Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello. Idris Ichalla Wada a native of Dekina LGA was born on the 26th of August 1950 to the family of Alhaji Ejiga Wada and Hajia Rakiya Wada, of Odu in Dekina LGA of Kogi State. Alhaji Ejiga Wada, the father of Idris Wada is a prominent community leader who retired as a jurist, this was after over 30years

  2 years ago ago
5 Years After Wada Lost The Kogi State Gubernatorial Election To Yahaya Bello, See His New Looks

POLITICS

Opinion: Top 3 political gladiators making efforts to succeed Governor Yahaya Bello

2023 is fast approaching and the citizens of the State cannot wait to take part in the election that will hold in Kogi State.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Top 3 political gladiators making efforts to succeed Governor Yahaya Bello

ENTERTAINMENT

I Won’t Return To Nigerian Army, Singer Suleiman Sukus Says

Sukus’ third album comes out in February Suleiman Sukus, who is known within the Hausa entertainment industry for his military-themed music, has debunked recent rumours that he plans to return to the Nigerian Army. He said he intends to remain in music. Sukus spoke to PREMIUM TIMES in Abuja where he attended and performed at the wedding dinner party of the daughter of Governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada. “Although I was once in the military, I did not stay very long there. When I had some kind of misunderstanding

  2 years ago ago
I Won’t Return To Nigerian Army, Singer Suleiman Sukus Says

POLITICS

Like Atiku Abubakar, Dino Melaye, Emeka Ihedioha And Idris Wada, Musa Wada Is Wasting Time [Opinion]

It is almost a custom that Nigerian politicians would virtually took all elections result to the court as they always claim to be shortchanged by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. After the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar who was a major contender with Muhammadu Buhari headed to the Election Petition Tribunal and consequently to the nation's appex court of law. Claiming to be the real winner of the presidential election, after wasting so much time to reclaim his alleged stolen madate,

  2 years ago ago
Like Atiku Abubakar, Dino Melaye, Emeka Ihedioha And Idris Wada, Musa Wada Is Wasting Time [Opinion]

POLITICS

This Is Why Kogi-West Will Produce Next Kogi Gov

Major players in Kogi politics are already shopping Governor Yahaya Bello's replacement whose second tenure will end in 2023. A major factor that is currently at play in the state is ethnic consideration as Kogi politics is highly divided and decided along ethnic lines. Any candidate that want to win election especially governorship election in the state must know how to play his card along the three major ethnic groups in the state; the Ebira of Kogi Central, the Igala of Kogi East and the Okun of Kogi Wes

  2 years ago ago
This Is Why Kogi-West Will Produce Next Kogi Gov

POLITICS

See Adorable Photos Of Gov Yahaya Bello And His Late Mother That Proved Their Strong Bond

Parent-child relationship is one that is very unique and treasured by parents and their children. This has made it difficult for many children to cope with life and face the reality of losing a loving parent. This is the case of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State whose strong relationship with his late mother, Hajia Hauwau Bello has been demonstrated on different occasions when his mother was alive and after her demise.The Kogi Governor couldn't hide his feelings of facing the reality of life without his loving

  2 years ago ago
See Adorable Photos Of Gov Yahaya Bello And His Late Mother That Proved Their Strong Bond

POLITICS

3 Best Civilian Governors of Kogi State

Abubakar Audu Prince Abubakar Audu (24 October 1947 – 22 November 2015) was a Nigerian career banker and politician who was the first civilian governor of Kogi State. He ruled Kogi State twice (first in the Third Republic and second, in the Fourth Republic). His first tenure was from January 1992 until November 1993 and the second from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2003. He died due to a bleeding ulcer shortly after the announcement of the election results on 22 November 2015, while seeking to be re-elected as go

  2 years ago ago
3 Best Civilian Governors of Kogi State

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: "I See PDP Office Holders, Members Coming To APC" - Tonye Princewill Reveals

PDP Screens Guber Aspirants Monday In the quest to make sure The People's Democratic party (PDP) produce a reliable candidate for Anambra Gubernatorial elections.The National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP has set up a committee to screen aspirants.The screening, chaired by former Kogi governor Idris Wada, is to hold at 9am on Monday and Tuesday at the party’s secretariat in Abuja, according to the party’s organising secretary Austin Akubundu.

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POLITICS

Famous Traditional Ruler Joins his Ancestors

Sad news for the people of Idah, as their royal father joins his ancestors. His death is coming just seven years after his installation as Attah of Igala by the then governor of kogi state, the person of Capt. Idris Wada. He was the second Attah to have ruled the Igala people after Attah Aliyu Obaje who ruled from 1956 to 2012. Attah Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II was the first Attah of Igala to embrace Christianity and the first Attah to marry a single wife. After his installation as Attah, he asked the Bishop

  2 years ago ago
Famous Traditional Ruler Joins his Ancestors

POLITICS

Opinion: Why It Will Be Difficult For An Igala Man To Become The Governor Of Kogi State Soon.

Sometimes, shifting of power in political positions is very difficult and that is why it is very difficult to win an opponent who is in power. In Kogi state, Igala people have always been the governor of Kogi state right from the time of late prince Abubakar Audu down to the time of Capt.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Why It Will Be Difficult For An Igala Man To Become The Governor Of Kogi State Soon.

POLITICS

Captain Idris Wada Will Win 2023 Kogi Governorship Election If He Picks This Man As Running Mate

As the consultation and alignment continues ahead of 2023 governorship election in Kogi State, available indicators have shown that the former Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada, will bounce back to contest for Kogi governorship election. As a former governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada now enjoys the goodwill of the people of the state after he left office in 2015 and his good leadership style became clear to the civil servants and the people of the state who voted him out.  However, the former Governor

  2 years ago ago
Captain Idris Wada Will Win 2023 Kogi Governorship Election If He Picks This Man As Running Mate

POLITICS

Kogi State thrown into mourning as one of the lawmakers in the state House of Assembly died.

Kogi state has lost one of its lawmakers, John Abah to death on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 and the cause of his death has not been disclosed. His death was confirmed by Matthew Kolawole, the speaker of the assembly. The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello also expressed deep sadness to the unfortunate development. According to the governor, John Abah was a loyal and dedicated stalwart of the All Progressive Congress in the state. John Abah was a thoroughbred lawmaker who has contributed immensely to the over

  2 years ago ago
Kogi State thrown into mourning as one of the lawmakers in the state House of Assembly died.

POLITICS

Meet The Former Gov Of Kogi State, Who Was Succeeded By His Brother-in-law

Before we meet the former Governor of Kogi state who was succeeded by his brother-in-law, let's take a look at the history of Kogi state. Kogi state is located in the central region in Nigeria. (middle Belt of Nigeria). Kogi is popularly called the confidence state because of the River Niger and River Benue at the capital, Lokoja. Lokoja is the first administrative capital of modern day Nigeria. Meet Ibrahim Idris he was the former Governor of Kogi state, Nigeria. from the year 2003 till when he was reelected

  2 years ago ago
Meet The Former Gov Of Kogi State, Who Was Succeeded By His Brother-in-law

POLITICS

Lokoja 1.6 billion Naira Modern Terminal Abandoned by Yahaya Bello Administration

LOKOJA 1.6 BILLION NAIRA MODERN TERMINAL ABANDONED BY YAHAYA BELLO ADMINISTRATION. This Capt Idris Wada Gives Kogi Unforgettable Parting Gift and abandoned by the government of Yahaya Bello. In what might be considered a huge gift from the former governor to the state, Idris Wada of Kogi state then launched the ultra-modern Lokoja mega terminal. This terminal/park has what it takes to gives lokoja a new and beautiful look by ensuring no trailer is seeing parking on the hig way. This park has Space for Banki

  2 years ago ago
Lokoja 1.6 billion Naira Modern Terminal Abandoned by Yahaya Bello Administration

POLITICS

OPINION: Kogi Assembly Should Legislate A Bill For Equitable Sharing Among The Three Major Tribes

Unless this issue of Kogi state governance is settled ones, there may always never be a peaceful coexistence among the three major tribes in the state (the Ebira, Okun and Igala). Recall that since the creation of Kogi state in 1991, which if computed correctly, the state could be said to be 29 years today. However, for the 16 years of PDP rule, only one major tribe produced the three governors who ruled over this period (Audu Abubakar, Ibrahim Idris, Idris Wada). Audu Abubakar Ibrahim Idris Idris Wada This

  2 years ago ago
OPINION: Kogi Assembly Should Legislate A Bill For Equitable Sharing Among The Three Major Tribes

POLITICS

Photos Of Different Times Gov Yahaya Bello Was Seen Promoting Nigerian Cultural Attires

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State is a source of inspiration for the actualization of youth in governance.  Bello who is currently 45 years old came into power as the 4th executive Governor of Kogi State when he was 40 years old.  Bello's emergence as the executive Governor of Kogi State is often described as divine mandate. He was substituted to inherit the votes of APC governorship candidate in 2015 Kogi governorship election, late Prince Abubakar Audu, who died at the eve of his victory.  Bello who

  2 years ago ago
Photos Of Different Times Gov Yahaya Bello Was Seen Promoting Nigerian Cultural Attires

POLITICS

Daughter of Bauchi State Governor marries Prince of Azara in Nasarawa State [Photos]

His Excellency the Executive Governor of Bauchi State Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed gave out his lovely daughter, Dr Hauwa Bala Mohammed to the son of the Emir of Azara in Nasarawa State, Lawal Adamu. The Deputy Chief Imam of Bauchi Malam Ahmed Naibi presided over the wedding fatiha at Ramat House Bauchi where the Emir of Azara served as representative of the groom while the District Head of Duguri Ibrahim Y M Baba served as representative of the bride. Wakilin Bauchi on behalf of the family enjoined well

  2 years ago ago
Daughter of Bauchi State Governor marries Prince of Azara in Nasarawa State [Photos]