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INEC calls on media to educate electorate on voting procedures

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The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Athairu- Madami, has called on the media in the state to help in educating the public on voting procedures. Athairu- Madami made...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Computer Village, Ladipo Market agog as Obi, Agbaje visit

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Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, and the party’s governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Wednesday visited the popular Computer...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Aremu, Kwara LP gov candidate, faults ban on campaigns

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Labour Party, LP, governorship candidate in Kwara State, Issa Aremu, has faulted the recent ban on rallies by Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed, describing it as “a calculated partisan attempt at...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Bello doesn’t believe in thuggery- Fanwo

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Spokesperson to Kogi State Governor, Kingsley Fanwo has slammed the opposition, PDP, for “spreading fake news and leveling reckless accusations against the Governor over claims of attacks in...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

INEC insists Gov Ahmed remains PDP candidate for Kwara South

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The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Athairu Madami has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not make any mistake in listing Gov. Abdulfatah...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Senate adjourns sitting as 10 Senators attend plenary

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Tuesday adjourned plenary for lack of quorum, as only 10 Senators were present, and fixed the next legislative day for Wednesday, January 23. The...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Why Kwara North will reject Saraki, PDP– Haliru-Danbaba

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Abdullahi Haliru-Danbaba, the Kwara House of Assembly candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kaiama/Kenmaji/Wajibe Constituency, says the North Senatorial District will vote for...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Shehu Shagari, part hero

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Eric Teniola ALMOST 35years after he was overthrown from power, former President Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari answered his final call last month. He was 93. He was the most prominent link between...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Can Prof. Mahmood Yakubu conduct free, fair, transparent election, PDP quizzes?

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By Nwafor Sunday The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday, charged the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to conduct an election...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Policies should address inequality, enhance welfare –Shamsuddeen Usman

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In his presentations, the former Minister of National Planning and Chairman of the 2019 Vanguard Economic Discourse, Dr. Shamsudeen Usman, emphasised the need for government to make policies that...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Police arraign 4 men over alleged theft of motorcycles

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Adeshina Ganiyu, 37, Yinusa Bolaji, 29, Mukaila Ismail, 29, Olabode Rahman, 30, all of Ilorin, Kwara, were on Monday arraigned before a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ilorin, for stealing...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Current political model stifling devt in Kwara — APC gov candidate

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By Monsuru Olowoopejo GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, yesterday, stressed that the current political model in the state has...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Catholic body writes INEC, wants 33 non-performing political parties deregistered

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Ado Ekiti – The Justice Development and Peace Initiative (JDPI) of the Catholic Diocese of Ekiti has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding de-registration...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

Kwara: Gov Ahmed quits senatorial race

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Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, says he is no longer in the race for the South Senatorial District election in the state. Gov-Abdulfatah-Ahmed The governor had, about a month ago,...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

Don’t let Biffo die in kidnappers den, Dogo tells Katsina Utd officials

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Sunshine Stars of Akure coach Kabiru Dogo has urged the Nigeria football family to step up efforts to ensure the safe return of Katsina United coach, Abdullahi Biffo who is believed to have been...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →