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Final meltdown for the Saraki hegemony

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By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu When the results of the senatorial elections began to appear, three weeks ago, and it became obvious that Bukola Saraki had been utterly defeated by his old nemesis,...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Offa robbery: Court adjourns abruptly over security concerns

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A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday adjourned abruptly the resumed trial of accused persons in the Offa robbery incident, citing security concerns. The court had commenced...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s reelection and matters arising

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By Carl Umegborofo PRESIDENTIAL candidate of All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Textile: Labour leader lauds CBN ban on sale of Forex to importers

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Comrade lssa Aremu, General Secretary, National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, (NUTGTWN) has lauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for banning sale of Forex to ...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Election violence: What remedy for victims?

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With the Presidential, National Assembly, governorship and state Assembly elections held, though supplementary elections were ordered in six states by the Independent National Electoral...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Building collapses in Lagos, pupils trap in rubbles

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…rescue effort on-going By Olasunkanmi Akoni Several victims, including school children are presently trapped under the rubbles of a three story building that suddenly collapsed in the...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian electorate are talking; are the politicians listening?

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By Rotimi Fasan JUST the morning after the governorship and state assembly elections, it had become clear that Nigerian voters might have found their voice and are beginning to talk. All too often...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

What role should our senators play in enabling a better economy?

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By Tabia Princewill A NUMBER of analysts and gender activists bemoan the low number of female political representatives in Nigeria (only six women won or retained their Senate seats in the just...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo election boat mishap: Deceased NYSC member buried in Akure

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By Dayo Johnson & Evelyn Usman A National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, who died in a boat mishap during last Saturday House of Assembly election in Ondo State, lbrahim Olalekan, was...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Kwara State University mourns Prof. Pius Adesanmi

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Ilorin – The Kwara State University (KWASU) has expressed shock over the death of Prof. Pius Adesanmi, in the Ethiopian Airbus 737 Maz 8 that crashed in Addis Ababa on March 10. *Pius...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Election 2019: APC leads PDP in 22 states declared so far by INEC

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Idowu Bankole On Saturday, March 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), conducted Governorship election across 29 out of 36 states and state House of Assembly elections across...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Why I opted out of PACT — Ahmed Buhari

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Former presidential candidate of Sustainable National Party of Nigeria, SNPN, Ahmed Buhari, has said he walked out of Presidential Aspirants Coming Together, PACT because he knew the process will...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Polls results, wishes of Kwarans — LP

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Labour Party, LP, in Kwara State, yesterday, said the results of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara State were a true reflection of the wishes of the people of...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Election day boat mishap: NYSC member buried amidst tears in Akure

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lbrahim Olalekan, a member of the NYSC, who died on Saturday after the House of Assembly election in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, was buried on Monday in Akure in accordance with...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

UNILORIN researchers explore alternative dispute resolution for Kwara warring communities

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Researchers from the Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, have vowed to explore alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to bring lasting peace to two warring communities in Kwara. According to...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →