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    Metro Federal High Court adjourns arraignment of Yahaya Bello to June 27 - Politics Nigeria

    https://politicsnigeria.com/just-in-federal-high-court-adjourns-arraignment-of-yahaya-bello-to-june-27/
  2. CUSTEC Campus in Crisis: Bandits Abduct Students During Exam Prep

    Nigeria CUSTEC Campus in Crisis: Bandits Abduct Students During Exam Prep

    In a shocking turn of events, bandits raided Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTEC) in Kogi State, abducting students amidst exam preparations. Chaos erupted as gunmen infiltrated lecture halls, prompting urgent calls for enhanced campus security. Bandits stormed the...
  3. Nigerians Skeptical as Kogi State Governor Reveals Ambitious Plan for Adogo Airstrip’s International Cargo Transformation

    Nigeria Nigerians Skeptical as Kogi State Governor Reveals Ambitious Plan for Adogo Airstrip’s International Cargo Transformation

    After nearly 20 years of being out of operations, the Adogo airstrip in Kogi state is set to undergo a significant transformation. Kogi State Governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo, recently announced plans by the state government to upgrade the Adogo airstrip into an international cargo airport. The...
  4. Nigerians Outraged as Sahara Reporters Exposes Leaked Chats Revealing Yahaya Bello's Bribery Plot with Judges

    Nigeria Nigerians Outraged as Sahara Reporters Exposes Leaked Chats Revealing Yahaya Bello's Bribery Plot with Judges

    Allegations of bribery and corruption have surfaced against former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, as leaked WhatsApp chats purportedly reveal his plot to bribe judges with wads of dollar bills. The scandal, reported by Sahara Reporters, implicates Bello, who has been accused by the Economic...
  5. Yahaya Bello's Media Office Fires Back at EFCC Allegations

    Nigeria Yahaya Bello's Media Office Fires Back at EFCC Allegations

    In response to allegations of misappropriation of public funds by former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, his media office released a statement refuting the claims. The statement, issued during a press conference on April 23, 2024, addressed accusations that Bello withdrew cash from the state...
  6. Yahaya Bello's $760,910 for 14 Years School Fee Rattles Nigerians

    Nigeria Yahaya Bello's $760,910 for 14 Years School Fee Rattles Nigerians

    Amidst the legal tussle between Governor Yahaya Bello and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the American International School of Abuja has made a significant refund of $760,910.84, which was part of the $845,852 allegedly deposited by Bello to cover the educational expenses of...
  7. EFCC's U-Turn: Agency Withdraws Appeal Over Yahaya Bello Arrest Order

    Nigeria EFCC's U-Turn: Agency Withdraws Appeal Over Yahaya Bello Arrest Order

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a notice of withdrawal to discontinue an appeal against an order of a Kogi High Court restraining the agency from arresting Yahaya Bello, the former governor of the state. This decision, announced on April 22, has sent shockwaves...
  8. EFCC Chairman Exposes Yahaya Bello's Startling Response Amid Probe: 'Can't They Come to My Village?'

    Nigeria EFCC Chairman Exposes Yahaya Bello's Startling Response Amid Probe: 'Can't They Come to My Village?'

    Ibrahim Magu, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), unveiled a startling exchange he had with former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, shedding light on the murky depths of Nigerian politics. During a candid discussion with select editors in Abuja, Magu disclosed...
  9. Nigerians Aghast as EFCC Exposes Yahaya Bello's Misuse of $720k from State Account for Child's School Fees

    Nigeria Nigerians Aghast as EFCC Exposes Yahaya Bello's Misuse of $720k from State Account for Child's School Fees

    Ola Olukoyede, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), alleges that former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello withdrew $720,000 from state funds to pay his child's school fees in advance. Speaking during an interactive session with media executives in Abuja...
  10. Yahaya Bello Speaks Out: Fear of EFCC Arrest Grips Former Kogi Governor

    Nigeria Yahaya Bello Speaks Out: Fear of EFCC Arrest Grips Former Kogi Governor

    The former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, finds himself at the center of attention as he faces a 19-count charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Bello's readiness to confront these charges was underscored by his legal team's appearance in the...
  11. Horrific Crash in Kogi: Passengers Perish as Vehicles Engulfed in Flames

    Nigeria Horrific Crash in Kogi: Passengers Perish as Vehicles Engulfed in Flames

    In a tragic incident that shook the community of Aloma in Kogi State, multiple lives were lost in a horrific accident on Sunday morning. According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred in front of Aloma Teachers’ College and involved two buses and a trailer. The collision occurred when a...
  12. Former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello on Federal Watchlist: Security Agencies Alerted

    Nigeria Former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello on Federal Watchlist: Security Agencies Alerted

    The Federal Government has placed Yahaya Bello, the former governor of Kogi State, on its watchlist, signaling heightened scrutiny of his movements within and outside the country. Security agencies across Nigeria have been put on alert, with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) specifically...
  13. EFCC Launches Manhunt for Ex-Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello Amidst N80.2 Billion Fraud Allegations

    Nigeria EFCC Launches Manhunt for Ex-Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello Amidst N80.2 Billion Fraud Allegations

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has escalated its pursuit of former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, declaring him wanted for alleged financial crimes amounting to a staggering N80.2 billion. The anti-corruption agency's announcement, issued via social media channels, calls...
  14. EFCC Mulls Military Intervention to Apprehend Former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello

    Nigeria EFCC Mulls Military Intervention to Apprehend Former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has escalated its efforts to apprehend former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, warning of potential military intervention to ensure his arrest. Despite facing an arrest warrant and scheduled court arraignment for alleged financial...
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    Metro Gunshots in Kogi Communities, 19 Killed, Houses Razed - Legit.ng

    https://www.legit.ng/nigeria/1586675-breaking-gunshots-kogi-communities-19-killed-houses-razed/
  16. Kogi Reacts to EFCC Charges Against Former Governor Yahaya Bello

    Nigeria Kogi Reacts to EFCC Charges Against Former Governor Yahaya Bello

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken former Kogi State governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello, and three others to court over alleged involvement in N84 billion money laundering offenses. Alongside Bello, his nephew Ali Bello, Dauda Sulaiman, and Abdulsalam Hudu are accused of...
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    Metro Kogi: Security operatives intercept 53 stolen transformers - P.M News

    https://pmnewsnigeria.com/2024/03/05/kogi-security-operatives-intercept-53-stolen-transformers/?amp=1
  18. Nigerians Mock Kogi Kidnappers for Slashing Ransom from N30 Million to N2.6 Million for Abducted Travellers

    Nigeria Nigerians Mock Kogi Kidnappers for Slashing Ransom from N30 Million to N2.6 Million for Abducted Travellers

    In a chilling incident that unfolded along the Kabba/Obajana/Lokoja Road in Kogi State, gunmen abducted nine travellers in Oshokoshoko last Saturday between 4 pm and 5 pm. The victims, comprising two students, three women, and four men, had embarked on their journey from the Jehovah’s Witness...
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    Politics Yahaya Bello’s campaign posters for APC National Chairman floods Abuja - Daily Post

    https://dailypost.ng/2024/01/30/yahaya-bellos-campaign-posters-for-apc-national-chairman-floods-abuja/
  20. Kogi Chief of Staff Ali Bello Faces Legal Scrutiny with Money Laundering Charges

    Nigeria Kogi Chief of Staff Ali Bello Faces Legal Scrutiny with Money Laundering Charges

    Ali Bello, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to Governor Usman Ododo of Kogi, finds himself entangled in a legal battle as he stands trial for money laundering. Bello, who is a nephew to the immediate former governor, Yahaya Bello, was among the recently announced appointees by Ododo. The...
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