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Ace Broadcaster, Lara Owoeye-Wise, Asks Gov. Bello, ‘Are You Okay?”

Ace broadcaster with the African Independent Television, Ms. Lara Owoeye-Wise, has asked her state governor, Yahaya Bello of Kogi State if he is okay in a poem. Owoeye-Wise, said she was home and found people suffering, hungry, angry and cursing. Here is her post and poem: “Having just returned from Kogi last night, I am tempted to ask my governor, His Excellency, Yahaya Bello if he is okay. “Sir, are you okay? Really, seriously, are you okay? “I feel like begging # Lasisi Elenu to help me ask my governor the…

Ayingba-Ochadamu Road Accident Claims 3 Lives

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday confirmed the death of three persons in a multiple accident on Ochadamu – Ayinbga road in Kogi. The State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr Segun Martins, who confirmed it in Lokoja said that the victims comprised two males and one female. He said that six other persons were seriously injured in the crash which he said occurred at about 5 p.m. at Ochadamu Community. According to him, four vehicles: two trucks, a bus and a car were involved in the accident which occurred on…

Gov Bello Lauded For Shunning Marginalisation, Ridding Kogi Of Ghost Workers

Governor Yahaya Bello has received commendation for snubbing marginalisation and yanking off ghost workers from Kogi State’s payroll. De club 10 Nigeria, a None Governmental Organisation (NGO), equally commended Governor Bello for achieving “visible strides” in the state regardless of political distractions. The NGO said it was courageous of the governor to uncover the said ghost workers through his comprehensive auditing of civil servants in the state. The group said the staff auditing had helped remove ghost…

Armed Men Kidnap Ebonyi Hospital Medical Director

Armed men, on Thursday, kidnapped Emeka Onwe Ogah, the Chief Medical director of the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. An administrative officer of the medical director was also kidnapped while the CMD’s driver was shot. Confirming the incident, the State Commissioner of Police, Titus Lamorde said the incident occurred in Kogi state around Ajaokuta while the CMD and the officer were returning from Abuja where they went for a meeting. He said security operatives in both states were already taking…