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How PDP is gradually unsettling Buhari’s camp

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By Dirisu Yakubu President Muhammadu Buhari’s hope of continuing in office beyond 2019 would be put to test in the months ahead following the imminent defection of former members of the PDP,...

Sat Jun 9th, 2018     Read More →

The Senate President and the Good Boys of Kwara

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By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo Since he sat in fellowship with the opposition and got catapulted to that great height he has never really slept with both eyes closed. He has flown without perching, and when...

Sat Jun 9th, 2018     Read More →

I have no hand in Saraki’s travails, says former federal lawmaker

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Ilorin – Hon. Moshood Mustapha, a former member of the House of Representatives, says he has no hand in the rift between Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Inspector General of Police,...

Sat Jun 9th, 2018     Read More →

It’s all about political bargaining, Odigie-Oyegun dubs nPDP,s moves

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The new Peoples Democratic Party nPDP bloc within the All Progressives Congress APC recently announced its decision to pull out of further talks with the presidency, citing among others, continued...

Sat Jun 9th, 2018     Read More →

Culture, glamour as veteran journalist becomes kingmaker

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The ancient town of Omu-Aran, Kwara State was agog on May 11, 2018 as a veteran journalist, Otunba Jide Adebayo was installed as the Eesa of Omu-Aran, the headquarters of Irepodun Local Government...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

Building collapse claims 3 in Zaria, 7 others injured

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Zaria (Kaduna State) – No fewer than three people have been killed, while seven others were injured following collapse of a two-story Islamiyya school building under construction at Unguwan...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery: Coalition of CSOs calls for Saraki’s resignation as SP

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…Vows to mobilize for impeachment if he fails deadline …Accuses Senate President of denigrating democracy with criminal conducts A coalition of some Civil Society Organizations in the...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

Offa bank robbery: Police have received my response to allegations —Saraki

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By Demola Akinyemi The brit-bat between Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and the Police over Offa bank robbery continued, yesterday, as the former said the latter had received his response in...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

2018 Hajj: NAHCON approves N1.46m as fare for Kwara pilgrims

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National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has approved N1,462,390.95 as 2018 Hajj fare for intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia from Kwara. Alhaji Mohammed Tunde-Jimoh, the Executive Secretary...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan, NSCIA eulogise late Justice Akanbi

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Say: He stood out among his colleagues …As NASFAT commiserates with late Akanbi’s family President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA and Sultan of Sokoto, His...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

Aboderin made his mark, will be sorely missed – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has condoled with the family of the late Mr. Gbadebowale Aboderin and the management of the Punch Newspapers over the death of the...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Offa Robbery: Gov El Rufai Hails IGP

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Ilorin-Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Ruai on Thursday in Kwara state commended the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on the way and manner he’s been handling the...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria loses its forests at the rate of 11.1% annually – Centre

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Ilorin – The Regional Centre of Expertise on Education (RCE), for Sustainable Development, says Nigeria loses its forests at the rate of 11.1 per cent annually, making it the highest on...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

NASS impeachment threat in right order – Group insist

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By Yinka Ajayi A socio-political group, Kwara Solidarity Forum has hailed National Assembly’s decision to invoke their power on the executive arm of government if President Muhammad Buhari...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Offa bank robbery: Police deny withdrawing invitation to Saraki

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…Insist he must appear before FIRT …Saraki not aware of our operations—Suspected gang leader …We won’t be party to disgrace Saraki— Offa monarch By Kingsley...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →