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Community In Shock As Two Young Kids Are Found Dead Inside Soak-away Pit In Kwara (Photo)

Community In Shock As Two Young Kids Are Found Dead Inside Soak-away Pit In Kwara (Photo)

August 17, 2018

According to a report by Vanguard, the people of Gure community in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara were on Wednesday evening livid with hanger when corpses of two kids were strangely found in an uncompleted soak-away pit half filled with water in the town.   The two kids, one, a girl and the other, […]

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Kwara people ready to oust Saraki in 2019 elections — Lai Mohammed

Kwara people ready to oust Saraki in 2019 elections — Lai Mohammed

August 10, 2018

Minister  of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, yesterday said  the people of Kwara State had resolved to wrestle political powers from the hands of Dr Bukola Saraki and his loyalists in 2019 general elections. Continue reading Kwara people ready to oust Saraki in 2019 elections — Lai Mohammed at Vanguard News. Author: Emmanuel Okogba Source […]

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What APC did to Kwara, Saraki – Gov Ahmed

What APC did to Kwara, Saraki – Gov Ahmed

August 7, 2018

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has said his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not borne out of selfish interest but unfair treatment. According to him, all entreaties to ensure that the people of Kwara state and the Senate President were treated with dignity, equity and justice fell on deaf ears. The Governor […]

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2019: What will happen in Kwara state – Oyedepo

2019: What will happen in Kwara state – Oyedepo

August 5, 2018

Former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state, Akogun Oyedepo, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 general elections in the state. Oyedepo, who recently defected to the APC claimed in a statement on Sunday that over 85 per cent of PDP […]

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APC Is Dead - Kwara People Chant As They Welcome Saraki Back To PDP (Photos)

APC Is Dead – Kwara People Chant As They Welcome Saraki Back To PDP (Photos)

August 2, 2018

  A section of the Saraki supporters in Kwara State   Former governor and Senator Bukola Saraki was given what could be described as a royal welcome back to the main opposition party in Nigeria – Peoples Democratic Party by a sea of supporters.   Majority of the placards paraded by the supporters read, “APC […]

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Jonathan’s Aide Links Buhari With Osinbajo’s Helicopter Mishap

PDP members in Kwara defect to APC

August 2, 2018

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Iyiola Oyedepo and some other members, on Wednesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Publicity Secretary of the party, Rex Olawoye said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin. “I hereby officially announce the exit of our members from PDP to […]

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Kwara State PDP Chairman, Iyiola Oyedepo Reportedly Decamps To APC

Kwara State PDP Chairman, Iyiola Oyedepo Reportedly Decamps To APC

August 2, 2018

  Akogun Oyedepo  The chairman of Kwara State PDP Akogun Oyedepo revealed live on RoyalFM951 that he alongside other members of the Peoples Democratic Party are moving to the All Progressives Congress following the return of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed. He announced his defection on Wednesday morning live on […]

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Breaking: Kwara Speaker, 22 other House members dump APC, join PDP

Breaking: Kwara Speaker, 22 other House members dump APC, join PDP

August 1, 2018

Continue reading Breaking: Kwara Speaker, 22 other House members dump APC, join PDP at Vanguard News. Author: Tony Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/breaking-kwara-speaker-22-other-house-members-dump-apc-join-pdp/

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Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed Dumps APC

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed Dumps APC

July 31, 2018

Gov. Ahmed Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has on Tuesday evening, announced that he has dumped the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and moved to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)   ‏ He wrote: “Following consultations and in response to calls by major stakeholders in the state, I have moved to the PDP as […]

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Breaking: Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed Also Dumps APC For PDP

Breaking: Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed Also Dumps APC For PDP

July 31, 2018

Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has announced his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He disclosed this on his official twitter handle on Tuesday evening. “Following consultations and in response to calls by major stakeholders in the state, I have moved to the PDP as APC can […]

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Sack of Kwara APC executive: Buhari blasts Oshiomhole

Sack of Kwara APC executive: Buhari blasts Oshiomhole

July 31, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has rejected and dismissed the purported dissolution of party executive at the ward, local government and state levels by the national chairman, Adams Oshiomole. It said the action of the National Working Committee (NWC) was not only outrightly unlawful but also null and void. The position of […]

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Oshiomhole sacks Kwara APC leadership

Oshiomhole sacks Kwara APC leadership

July 31, 2018

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has dissolved the Kwara State executive committee of the party. It cited electoral malfeasance in the last ward, local and state congresses as basis for the dissolution of the committee. The National Working Committee, NWC, at its meeting on Monday in Abuja […]

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Defection: PDP Battles Crises In Kano, Kwara, Benue, Five Other States

Defection: PDP Battles Crises In Kano, Kwara, Benue, Five Other States

July 29, 2018

  The recent gale of defections by top ranking members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sparked crises in at least nine state chapters of the opposition party. Kano, Kwara, Benue, Kogi, Gombe and Sokoto are top on the list of the affected states, The Nation can now […]

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APC CRISIS: FG directs Saraki-led appointees from Kwara to resign or be sacked

APC CRISIS: FG directs Saraki-led appointees from Kwara to resign or be sacked

July 29, 2018

Federal government has directed all the members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state in the camp of the Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, holding various federal government appointments to resign immediately or risked being sacked. Continue reading APC CRISIS: FG directs Saraki-led appointees from Kwara to resign or be sacked at Vanguard […]

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DEFECTIONS: Kano, Benue, Kogi, Kwara top battleground states ahead of 2019

DEFECTIONS: Kano, Benue, Kogi, Kwara top battleground states ahead of 2019

July 29, 2018

Whereas some of the defectors are said to be battle ready with their governors in the 2019 elections, a few of them are believed to be interested in the presidency. In essence, those in the latter category are  keen to contesting next year’s presidential election with President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election. Continue reading […]

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Court summons IG over detention of aide of Kwara Gov without trial

Court summons IG over detention of aide of Kwara Gov without trial

July 28, 2018

An Ilorin High Court has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it on Wednesday next week to justify the continued detention of Lekan Alabi, Personal Assistant to Kwara state Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed, arrested over the April 5, 2018 armed robbery in Offa. Continue reading Court summons IG over detention […]

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Mass defection: What Lai Mohammed told Kwara APC about loyalty to Buhari

Mass defection: What Lai Mohammed told Kwara APC about loyalty to Buhari

July 27, 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has thanked the All Progressives Congress, APC, members and supporters in Kwara for their unflinching support to the party despite gale of defection in the National Assembly. DAILY POST had reported that no fewer than 15 senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Tuesday, defected […]

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Kwara state governor explains why he may soon leave APC

Kwara state governor explains why he may soon leave APC

July 26, 2018

Kwara state Governor Ahmed AbudulFatah at a town hall meeting which took place at the state banquet hall in Ilorin on Thursday, has highlighted why he may soon dump the ruling All Progressive Party APC. The Governor who said “We formed APC together in 2014 with the hope to meet the needs and aspirations of […]

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APC is broken, we are loyal to Saraki – Kwara party chapter

APC is broken, we are loyal to Saraki – Kwara party chapter

July 8, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has reiterated its full loyalty to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. In a statement signed by its chairman, Ishola Fulani, the state chapter of the ruling party, also claimed that the “bond of unity and cohesion in the APC has been weakened, damaged, fractured and severed.” He […]

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Lead Us Out Of APC, Kwara Party Leaders Tell Saraki

Lead Us Out Of APC, Kwara Party Leaders Tell Saraki

July 5, 2018

  Bukola Saraki   Three senatorial chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state have urged the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to take them out of the ruling party to another party.   Speaking with journalists in Ilorin on Wednesday, the three APC senatorial chairmen, Alhaji Jimoh Balogun (Kwara South), Alhaji Jimoh […]

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Offa Robbery Attack: Kwara Elders Want Justice, Thorough Investigation

Offa Robbery Attack: Kwara Elders Want Justice, Thorough Investigation

June 16, 2018

Kwara elders, under the auspices of Kwara Elders’ Unity Forum, have called on the Inspector General of Police to carry out thorough investigation into the Offa robbery case so that justice will be done on the matter. The Forum made the call on Friday in Ilorin, in a statement jointly signed by a trio of […]

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Shunned summons: Ozekhome, Pedro, Quakers differ with Falana

Ex-Kwara lawmakers back Saraki, Ahmed; describe Police probe as confusing

June 12, 2018

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Former lawmakers, on the platform of Kwara State Forum of Ex-Legislators, rose, yesterday, in defense of President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed over an alleged plot to link them to the activities of kidnappers and cultists, who were arrested in some parts of Ilorin, the state capital […]

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IGP Idris Gets Buhari’s Approval To Arrest Saraki Over Murders In Kwara

IGP Idris Gets Buhari’s Approval To Arrest Saraki Over Murders In Kwara

June 4, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he had no objections to any plan by the police to arrest Senate President Bukola Saraki over a string of murder cases in Kwara State, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The president received Inspector-General Ibrahim Idris at the State House on Friday afternoon, during which he was told of at […]

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Kwara Governor Finally Speaks After Being Linked To Offa Robbery Suspects

Kwara Governor Finally Speaks After Being Linked To Offa Robbery Suspects

June 3, 2018

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has denied ever sponsoring suspects arrested in connection with an armed robbery attack which took place in Offa. Mr Ahmed’s denial surfaced hours after the Nigeria police summoned Bukola Saraki, Nigeria’s Senate Preaident, to appear before its probe panel of the robbery attack… The police had on Sunday named the […]

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2019: Serious Trouble As Saraki And Lai Mohammed Divide Kwara APC Congress

2019: Serious Trouble As Saraki And Lai Mohammed Divide Kwara APC Congress

May 20, 2018

Lai Mohammed dares Saraki and Gov. Ahmed Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed are in serious battle for the soul of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, with both participating in parallel state congress in Ilorin on Saturday, to elect state executives. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Serious Trouble As Saraki And Lai Mohammed Divide Kwara APC Congress

Serious Trouble As Saraki And Lai Mohammed Divide Kwara APC Congress

May 20, 2018

Lai Mohammed dares Saraki and Gov. Ahmed   Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed are in serious battle for the soul of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, with both participating in parallel state congress in Ilorin on Saturday, to elect state executives.   The News Agency […]

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Buhari Campaign Secretary Reportedly Beaten At APC Congress In Kwara (Photo)

Buhari Campaign Secretary Reportedly Beaten At APC Congress In Kwara (Photo)

May 19, 2018

Mr. Qudus Ahmed (Secretary Buhari Campaign Organisation, BCO) was seriously injured with cuts in his head   One Mr. Qudus Ahmed (Secretary Buhari Campaign Organisation, BCO) was seriously injured with cuts in his head and upper part of the body during the All Progressives congress (APC) congress held in Kwara state today.   It was […]

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Kwara: Suspected cultists never implicated anybody – DPP

Kwara: Suspected cultists never implicated anybody – DPP

May 19, 2018

The Kwara State Ministry of Justice has said that the suspected cultists arrested in the state did not implicate anybody in their confessional statement contrary to reports by an online media. The Director of Public Prosecution in the state ministry, Mr. Jimoh Mumini, disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Saturday. He described […]

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IG Plans To Implicate Me In Kwara Suspects’ Trial, Saraki Tells Senate

IG Plans To Implicate Me In Kwara Suspects’ Trial, Saraki Tells Senate

May 16, 2018

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has told the chamber that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, allegedly plans to implicate him in the trial of some criminal suspects arrested in Kwara State. Saraki, at the plenary on Wednesday, said he was informed by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed that the suspects had been moved from […]

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Police parade son of ex-Kwara PPRO, 5 others over alleged cultism

Police parade son of ex-Kwara PPRO, 5 others over alleged cultism

May 11, 2018

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The son of a former Police image maker in Kwara State was among six suspected cultists paraded by Kwara State Police Command, yesterday. The state Police Commissioner, Aminu Pai Saleh, who disclosed this while parading the suspects, said the son of the former PPRO of Kwara State Police Command, Lanre Mohammed Soliu, […]

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Tension as court reinstates sacked APC chairman ahead of congress

Ward Congress: Kwara APC hails members for peaceful conducts

May 6, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has congratulated the newly-elected party executive members in the 193 wards of the State. In a press statement issued by its publicity secretary, Alhaji Sulyman Buhari, the party urged the new officials to immediately settle down and face the onerous task of mobilising voters for the 2019 […]

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BREAKING: Four shot dead as robbers raid bank in Offa, Kwara

April 6, 2018

Four persons have been killed and several others injured after suspected robbers attacked a popular commercial bank in Offa, Kwara State. A resident of the area, who gave her name as Bosun, told DAILY POST that no security personnel confronted the robbers throughout the operation. The robbers, she said, shot sporadically forcing residents and businesses […]

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Many Killed As Armed Robbers Attack Bank In Kwara State (Graphic Photos)

April 6, 2018

   The scene of the robbery   It has been reported that pure pandemonium took place earlier today in Offa, Kwara state after gunmen stormed the area for a bank robbery operation.   Local reports show that at least four people were killed in the course of the operation including a security personnel.   The […]

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Kwara United Hold On To NNL Hotshot Olanu Despite Rangers, Akwa United’s Keen Interest

November 1, 2017

By Adeboye Amosu: Kwara United are firmly holding on  to their top striker, Micheal Olanu amidst keen interest from Enugu Rangers and Akwa United to sign the Nigeria National League hotshot, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The 19-year-old striker emerged top scorer in the NNL last term with 21 goals to help the Afonja Warriors secure promotion to the […]

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