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2015: Kwara APC Stakeholders Urge Saraki To Join Presidential Race

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All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Kwara State under the banner of Time for Change Leadership Initiative (TCLI) yesterday called on the immediate past governor of the state now Senator, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to accept various calls from well-meaning Nigerians across the nation and join the 2015 presidential race. The ... Read More »

2015: Group Prevails On Saraki To Join Presidential Race

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Former governor of Kwara State now Sena­tor representing Kwara Central, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been urged to join the 2015 presidential race to provide dynamic leadership for the youths and the nation as a whole. The call was made in Lagos Wednesday by leaders of a socio-political group known as ... Read More »

Ekiti Poll An Indication Nigeria Has Capacity To Conduct Free And Fair Elections – Gov. Ahmed

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has described the outcome of last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State won by Mr Peter Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a positive development and an indication that democracy is on course in the country. Ahmed, who made this known ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Challenges Giving Me Cause For Concern, Says Abdulsalami

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A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has voiced concern about the various challenges confronting the nation. Abdusalami spoke on Tuesday in Kwara State at the commissioning of the renovated general hospital in Ilorin, the state capital. He said: “As someone who has watched our country triumph over a ... Read More »

There’s No Room For PDP In Kwara, Says Saraki

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Former Governor of Kwara State now Senator representing Kwara Central in the National Assembly, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the quest of President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party to recapture political power in Kwara State is tantamount to a mirage. The president and PDP leaders have had cause in recent ... Read More »

Another Suspected Female Kidnapper Lynched In Kwara

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For the third time in a week, a mob in Ilorin, Kwara State lynched a suspected female kidnapper on Wednesday night. While the first incident occurred last Friday near the Emir’s Palace Road in Ilorin, the second and the latest one occurred near Oyun Bridge along the University of Ilorin ... Read More »

Saraki: We’ll Deliver All Kwara Votes To APC In 2015

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The godfather of Kwara politics, Dr. Bukola Saraki yesterday restated his commitment to totally deliver the state to All Progressives Congress (APC) during the 2015 general elections. The former governor made this known in Ilorin, Kwara State on Saturday shortly after the conduct of APC’s local government congresses. Saraki also ... Read More »

It’s Impossible For PDP To Reclaim Kwara In 2015 – Baraje

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A former acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, on Saturday said it would be a herculean task for the party to reclaim Kwara State in the 2015 elections. Kawu, who is now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, spoke on the backdrop of ... Read More »

Kwara APC Uncovers Plot By Presidency To Unseat Saraki From NASS

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State on Thursday accused President Goodluck Jonathan of plotting to remove the former governor now Chairman, Senate Committee on Ecology and Environment, Dr. Bukola Saraki as a member representing Kwara Central Senatorial District. The party’s allegation follows its previous warning to President Jonathan ... Read More »

2015: Forget Kwara And Face Issues Of Governance – APC Tells Jonathan

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The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Wednesday said the perpetual claims on the political future of the state by President Goodluck Jonathan smears of ignoramus et ignorabimus, and such unwitting claims should be brushed-off by Nigerians. Jonathan had declared on Tuesday that the Peoples Democratic ... Read More »

Jonathan Dares Saraki, Says Come 2015, We’ll Know Who Owns Kwara

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday drew the line with former Governor Bukola Saraki and the incumbent governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, as he insisted that the state belongs to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and will be reclaimed in the 2015 general elections. The president, who sounded determined to ... Read More »

Ministerial Slot Divides Kwara PDP

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Major stakeholders in the Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently embroiled in an underground battle over, who among them, would pick the state ministerial slot. The state’s slot became vacant following the sacking of former minister of sports, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi by President Goodluck Jonathan. ... Read More »

Several Times I Wanted To Throw In The Towel – Sacked Minister Of Sports

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Erstwhile minister of sports, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi on Saturday recalled his tenure as a member of President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet before he was fired about a fortnight ago. Abdullahi said several times he came close to resigning but the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed encouraged him to stay put. The former ... Read More »

Saraki To Jonathan: Don’t Punish States With Opposing Govs Over Differences

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Former Kwara State Governor, Dr. Bukola Saraki has urged President Goodluck Jonathan not to stifle states controlled by the opposition. He was reacting to a remark by Jonathan last week, when prominent Anambra State indigenes led by the outgoing Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, paid him a thank you visit at ... Read More »

Jonathan’s Campaign Rally In Kwara Insensitive, Ill-Timed – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has called on President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to shelve the planned visit of the President to welcome defectors to PDP in the state on Monday, describing the move as ‘insensitive’ ‘ill-timed’ and ‘utterly inhumane’. In a statement ... Read More »

Kwara PDP Set To Receive Jonathan, Mu’azu… Warns Against Defacing Billboards

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State says all is set to welcome President Goodluck Jonathan and the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu to the state on Monday. The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the PDP in the state, Solomon Edoga, made this known in a chat ... Read More »

Presidential Visit: Gov. Ahmed Warns Politicians, Residents Against Lawlessness

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Kwara State Governor, Mr. Abdulfatah Ahmed on Friday in Ilorin called on politicians and their supporters in the state to avoid acts capable of breaching the peace when President Goodluck Jonathan visits the state on Monday. The governor, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, from the Peoples ... Read More »

Kwara APC Kicks As Police Gives PDP Permit To Hold Rally

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has described the permit allegedly granted to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to hold a rally in Ilorin, the state capital today (Sunday) as unconstitutional. The ruling APC in a statement signed by its interim publicity secretary in the state, Alhaji Suleman ... Read More »

Gov. Ahmed To North: Return To Agriculture And Stop Depending On Oil Revenue To Survive

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State on Tuesday said that the discovery of oil in the country has done more damage than good to the North, asking northerners to stop depending on oil revenues and instead turn to agriculture, which was the main stay of the region’s economy before the advent ... Read More »

PDP Drags Speaker, 20 Kwara Lawmakers To Court For Defecting To APC

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sued the Speaker, Razak Atunwa, and 20 other members of the Kwara State House of Assembly to court over their defection to the All Progressives Congress, APC. In the suit filed at the Federal High Court, Ilorin, on Friday, the state chapter of the ... Read More »

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