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Billions spent on political campaigns should be channelled to education — Sultan

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By Gabriel Olawale Lagos—Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday urged Nigerian politicians to...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Only 25% of medicines used in Nigeria are manufactured locally — Pharmacists

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NIGERIAN industrial Pharmacists weekend, decried absence of medicine security in the country, saying “only 25 percent of the total medicines used in the country are indigenously manufactured...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Offa’s day of horror: It is unthinkable that, at 72, I am burying my daughter – Oyeyemi

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Offa, Kwara State is not new to bank robbery. On December 23, 2013, some armed robbers, in a commando style, attacked a bank in the town and killed two members of staff, about five police officers...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery: pay attention to youth empowerment, PDP chieftain tells Govt

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Ilorin – A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kwara, Alhaji Mohammed Ajia-Ibrahim has urged Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed to pay greater attention to youth empowerment to reduce...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

N250m Road Intervention Fund in Omu-Aran, Kwara, captured in 2018 budget – Saraki

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Omu-Aran (Kwara) – The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Saturday, said N250 million for the rehabilitation of township roads in Omu-Aran, Kwara, has been captured in the 2018...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery barbaric, unfortunate, says Aregbesola

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Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, has described the Offa robbery attack as barbaric and unfortunate, saying no effort should be spared to bring the perpetrators to justice. Rauf Aregbesola The Media...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: We have 8 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEC

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Say some Nigerians tell us they are not interested Maps out measures to avoid 2015 mistakes FG can’t ensure credible polls – Ann Kio-Briggs By Clifford Ndujihe & Omeiza Ajayi TO...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 12 more suspects

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Nigeria Police have arrested additional 12 suspects in connection with last week’s banks raid by armed robbers in Offa, Kwara State. Offa robbery The...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery attack: ACF calls for proper equipping of Police

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Kaduna – The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) said on Friday that it was shocked by the recent armed robbery attacks on banks in Offa, Kwara, and called on the Federal Government to equip the...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Offa killings: Senate probes robbery attack

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Urges IGP to reinforce security measures By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has begun a probe into the deadly armed robbery attack on several banks in Offa, Kwara State, which led to the death...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Ahmed warns against politicising Offa robbery

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By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin—Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has vowed to procure additional Armoured Personnel Carriers, APC, to beef up security in Offa and other strategic locations...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Senate in rowdy session over status of Anambra as oil producing state

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—It was a rowdy session yesterday on the floor of the Senate over the status of Anambra State as an oil producing area as three senators from three different states were...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery: Kwara Govt. to procure more Armored Personnel Carriers

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Ilorin – Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara said the State Government would procure additional Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) to beef up security in Offa and strategic locations across the...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery: Labour leader warns against politicising security issues

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Lagos – A labour leader, Mr Issa Aremu, on Thursday cautioned against politicising security issues in the country to avoid continuous loss of lives and property. Aremu, General-Secretary,...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Reps mandate Nigerian Police to arrest perpetrators of Offa bank robbery

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-House of Representatives on Thursday mandated the Nigerian Police to investigate the Offa, Kwara State robbery attacks on banks and bring the perpetrators to justice....

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →