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Crisis Looms In Five States Over Patience Jonathan’s Candidates For Governorship

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No fewer than five governors are in a “cold war” with First Lady Patience Jonathan over her alleged moves to impose their successors. In the crises are Bayelsa, Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Abia, Bauchi, and Kwara states, where the First Lady is believed to have anointed some aspirants for the ... Read More »

Movie Shooting Goes Bloody In Kwara

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One person was on Monday evening reported dead at Tanke Area of Ilorin, Kwara State in a brawl that broke out during a movie shooting. The State Commissioner of Police, Ambrose Aisabo, who confirmed this on Tuesday, said several others sustained injuries during the pandemonium. According to him, some suspected ... Read More »

New Couple Arraigned For Adultery

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A farmer, Jafar Umar, and his new wife, Rukayat, were on Tuesday arraigned in a Kosubosu Area Court in Kwara for alleged adultery. The duo were arraigned for adultery contrary to sections 387 and 388 of the Penal Code Law following a complaint by one Bashiru Haruna. Bashiru said he ... Read More »

2015: Police Warns PDP, APC Against Violence In Kwara

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Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ambrose Aisabor Tuesday declared that the Police Command would not give permit to the two opposing political parties at the same day to carry out political rallies so as to avoid any violence in the state. Speaking during a stakeholders meeting held with the ... Read More »

PHOTO: This Female Cultist Arranged Her Friend’s Gang-defilement

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A girl identified as Mary Awolola has been arrested in Kwara state for her involvement in cultism and also luring her friend to be gang-defiled by five of her cult members. Confessing at the Police headquarters in Ilorin, Mary who is a student of the College of Technology, Offa said ... Read More »

A MUST READ: How Nigeria Can Survive Without Oil

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has said Nigeria can survive without oil if most Nigerians could transform agricultural practices into agric-business. *Gov. Ahmed The governor disclosed this through his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba at a lecture organised by the Arewa Consultative Forum, titled, “Northern Nigeria economy free of ... Read More »

JUST IN! Famous Politician Shot Dead By Sleeping Policeman In Kwara

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Tragedy struck at a hotel in Oro, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State about 11.15pm on Friday when a policeman, Yunus Muideen, allegedly shot dead, a popular politician in the LGA, Femi Awoyale. Awoyale was said to be a former Irepodun LG chairmanship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party. ... Read More »

Saraki, Kwara APC Chieftains Defect To PDP

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Sen. Gbemisola Saraki and some chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara and their supporters, on Saturday, moved en masse to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Lola Ashiru, an APC chieftain in Offa, Kwara, Prince Sunday Fagbemi, also of APC and Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the governorship candidate of ... Read More »

Community Accuses Police Of Burning Motorcycles, Invading Homes And Eating Their Soup After Violent Clash Ensued From Killing Of A Hunter’s Dog

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No one would think the killing of a dog could cause a violent clash between neighbouring communities, but that was the case in Ilorin, the Kwara Stae capital, yesterday, as a hunter’s dog was knocked down by a car. In the clash where over 50 motorcycles were destroyed, policemen who intervened ... Read More »

Police Bar PDP, APC Members In Kwara From Using Contentious Secretariat

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The Kwara Police Command on Tuesday barred members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) from entering the controversial secretariat of the PDP on Nupe Road in Ilorin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new PDP Caretaker Committee in Kwara had invited ... Read More »

“We Are Ready To Battle With PDP” – Amaechi Declares

The five Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members who defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress are ready to meet the ruling party in court, the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said. Amaechi made this known in Port Harcourt on Wednesday just as the PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur, ... Read More »

Kwara Group Drums Up Support For Jonathan Administration

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A socio-cultural   group, the Igbomina Development Forum, on Saturday rallied support for President Goodluck Jonathan in his bid to tackle the nation’s challenges. The group, at a forum organised at Agbamu, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara, also called for participatory politics and internal democracy in parties to strengthen the ... Read More »

Gov. Ahmed To Religious Leaders: Steer Clear Of Politics

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Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Sunday urged religious leaders in the country to separate religion from politics, so as to promote peace and unity in the nation. The governor made the call in Ilorin when the executives of Nasrul-Lahil-L-Fatih Society of Nigeria (NASFAT) visited him. He also called on ... Read More »

REVEALED: Why I’m In APC — Governor Amaechi

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Rivers State Governor, Governor Rotimi Amaechi has given reasons why he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Governor Amaechi said his reason for joining the APC to protect the interests of Rivers State which have been neglected ... Read More »

Kwara To Create 5,000 Jobs

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Tuesday said that his administration would create 5,000 additional jobs in the first quarter of 2014. He said that this was an indication of what the 2014 budget had in stock for the people of the state. Ahmed said that his administration would also ... Read More »

Defection Of 5 PDP Govs To APC Not A Fight Against Jonathan, Says Ahmed

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Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Tuesday said that his administration would create 5,000 additional jobs in the first quarter of 2014. The governor said this when he featured on a Royal FM radio programme, “Focal Point”, in Ilorin. He said that this was an indication of what the 2014 budget ... Read More »

Declare A State Of Emergency On Youth Unemployment, Saraki Urges FG

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Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki, has urged the federal government to declare a state of emergency on unemployment among youths in the country. Saraki, who represents Kwara Central senatorial district in at the National Assembly, stated this in Ilorin yesterday, at a one-day technical summit ... Read More »

SHOCKING CONFESSION: I Robbed Rich Muslims To Help Poor Ones —Robbery Suspect (PHOTO)

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The Islamic religion hammers on freewill offering to the needy, which is known as Zakat, and all Muslims recognise the fact that they owe the underprivileged the duty to give, in cash or kind, to better their lot. In this obligation, there is no force or compulsion, but a sense ... Read More »

Pentecostal Pastors Go To White Garment Churches For Spiritual Powers – Primate Ayodele

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Primate Babatunde Ayodele, General Overseer of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Lagos, bares his mind on the proposed National Conference, Nigeria’s fate in the hands of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in 2015, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, airplane crashes and the crisis rocking the polity. Excerpts: Is there ... Read More »

Emir Of Ilorin Donates N6m To Victims Of Alapa Communal Clash

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Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, on Tuesday donated N6 million to cattle breeders whose houses were damaged recently during a communal clash in Alapa village. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that each of the victims, whose number was not specified by the Emir, received N350,000. Many of the ... Read More »

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