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I won’t take vaccine, I’m healthy — Yahaya Bello insists

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.By Arogbonlo Israel Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, Friday, insisted that he won’t take COVID-19 vaccine, noting that he’s hale and healthy and has no reason to do so. Bello disclosed this when he featured on Channels TV at Politics Today monitored by Vanguard. READ ALSO: Food blockade: Yahaya Bello…
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Food blockade: Yahaya Bello a peace maker, bridge builder — Southeast group

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi StateBy Arogbonlo Israel A leading sociocultural group in the Southeast known as Ikenga foundation, has affirmed the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, as a peacemaker and bridge builder following his intervention that led to the suspension of North-South food blockade. The Ikenga Foundation which recognises and honours individuals whose…
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I have never bought any property from EFCC – Falana

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Femi Falana(SAN)A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Femi Falana, Friday denied buying any property from the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. In a statement sent to Vanguard, Falana explained the incidents surrounding the said property. Yesterday, a witness, Mr. Ngozika Ihuoma, while  narrating before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how, EFCC, under its former…
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2023: My Presidential ambition is speculative ―Jonathan

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Dr. Goodluck Jonathan…calls for synergy to address security challenges in the country By Festus Ahon FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, said his intention to contest 2023 presidential election was speculative and pledged to continue to serve God, humanity, Africa and the world to the best of his ability and with all sense of commitment and…
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Devt possible only in peaceful atmosphere, Tinubu tells youths

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Bola TinubuBy Olasunkanmi Akoni National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has urged youths to allow peace reign, pointing out that no nation can develop in an atmosphere devoid of peace and harmony. Tinubu said this at the inauguration of the 1.4 km-long dual carriageway flyover at Pen Cinema junction, Agege Local Government…
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Buhari to Service Chiefs: You’ve got few weeks to deliver the country

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By Nwafor Sunday As the country undergoes serious security challenges bedeviling its economy, President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday charged the newly promoted service chiefs to do everything within their powers to ensure the security of lives and properties of Nigerian. Speaking while decorating them, Buhari asked them to deliver the country, noting that they have a…
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There’s no perfect administration anywhere, Femi Adesina tackles critics

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Femi AdesinaBy Nwafor Sunday The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, Friday asked critics especially the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to go home and stop wailing, noting that the last of the original ‘Wailing Wailers’, Neville O’Rilley Livingston, has passed on. In his article titled “The…
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Jonathan, Obasanjo, six other ex-Presidents inaugurate Elders Forum to promote democracy, good governance in West Africa

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President Jonathan and former President Obasanjo Former Presidents Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and six other former West African leaders on Thursday joined forces to establish a mechanism targeted at preventing and resolving election related conflicts and maintaining stability in the sub-region. The leaders resolved to collectively exert their enormous goodwill towards ensuring…
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N3.7bn Fraud Allegation: Probe Bello, PDP charges EFCC; act your usual comedy, Kogi replies

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State*Our former Senator’s doing well in ‘Nollywood’— Commissioner By Dirisu Yakubu— ABUJA The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday, urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over “revelations of N3.7 billion money laundering by an anti-graft body, the Anti-Corruption Network”. PDP also…
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Like Obasanjo to OPC, Buhari orders shoot-on-sight on anyone with AK47 in bushes

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that anyone found wielding an AK47 assault rifle be shoot at sight, a development many have compared to a similar order given by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo during his tenure (1999-2003) as president, against the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, members. Obasanjo’s order against the OPC was necessitated as a…
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No cracks on Obiano’s bridges ― Anambra govt

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Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State.By Vincent Ujumadu – Awka The Anambra state government said assured that the three flyovers constructed in Awka by Governor Willie Obiano during his first tenure were stable and safe. The three bridges are located at Arroma, Kwata and Amawbia areas of the state capital along the Onitsha-Enugu expressway. Recently,…
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HAPPENING NOW: President Buhari receives Yahaya Bello in Aso Rock

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President Buhari receiving Gov Bello of Kogi in Aso Rock, todayBy Arogbonlo Israel President Muhammadu Buhari has received Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, after he met with Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, AUFCDN, over their food blockade to Southern Nigeria. Details later… READ ALSO: BREAKING: Buhari, Osinbajo to be vaccinated publicly…
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BREAKING: Ogun Deputy Speaker impeached

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James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta The embattled Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon Dare Kadiri was on Thursday impeached for alleged “gross misconduct.” Kadiri represents Ijebu North State Constituency 2. About 20 lawmakers had last week signed a petition for Kadiri’s removal. It would be recalled the Speaker of the State Assembly…
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