Tag: Kwara State

Ado AminuMarch 17, 2021

Kwara Hijab crisis | The state government makes a bad situation worse

An inter-religious clash that has been doused in the interim rocked Kwara earlier today. It reincarnated from years of simmering ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 13, 2020

Like Lagos; Kwara finally realises that cost of governance is critical to progress

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Friday, announced his administration’s plans to repeal the payment of pension to former governors and their ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 21, 2018

The Late 5: Former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh collapses in Court, Offa banks robbery suspects arrested and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said two principal suspects out of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2018

The Late 5: Leah Sharibu marks 15th birthday in Boko Haram’s custody, Pregnant New Zealand PM reveals plans after birth and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today:  Nathan Sharibu, father of  Leah Sharibu, the last abductee of Boko ...

AzeezAugust 24, 2017

Kwara records another Lassa fever case

The Kwara State government on Wednesday confirmed another case of Lassa fever in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state. ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

Relinquish the house you got from Kwara govt | Falana tells Saraki

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to return pension he received as former governor to ...

AzeezAugust 1, 2017

I have stopped collecting pension in Kwara – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki said he had stop collecting pension as former governor of Kwara State. According to him, he ...

RoqeebahJune 16, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Lai Mohammed is back home in Kwara (PHOTOS)

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has spent the whole of today visiting with one of the ...

RoqeebahMarch 24, 2017

Where is Gbemisola Saraki?

Before the 8th Assembly came to be led by a fresh face of Federal politics, Dr Bukola Saraki, there was ...

RoqeebahFebruary 15, 2017

How is the recession in Nigeria about to ruin everyone’s favourite childhood snack?

One of the many manifestations of the blurred lines of divide between poor and rich that characterised the 1990s in ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Happy 54th birthday, Saraki: Mafia boss of Nigerian politics!

by Bayo Oluwasanmi I have never met Bukola Abiku Mesujamba Saraki. I don’t know him from Adams. However, on the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Police arrest gang leader responsible for Kwara killing

The Kwara State police command has arrested the ring leader of the gang responsible for the killing of five men in Tsaragi, ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 1, 2016

Buhari is still the same person he was in 1985 – Dokpesi

Chairman of Daar communication and a contender for the National Chairmanship for the Peoples Democratic Party, Raymond Dokpesi, on Sunday, ...

Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

How policeman shot and killed his boss

Police corporal, Daramola Tosin has come to the end of his career in the security agency after he was dismissed ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2016

Opinion: Ilorin people, don’t be ungrateful to Allah on Bukola Saraki

by Taofeek Sanusi Politics is all about authoritative allocation of value; but who is to clinch an atom of that ...

Mazi EmekaMay 21, 2016

Kwara state APC chairman and secretary kidnapped

The Chairman of the Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Ishola Fulani-Balogun, and the Secretary of the party, ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 19, 2016

How Saraki ‘looted’ Kwara state treasury in 8 years

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), on Friday, gave details of how ...

Ada IgboanugoMarch 14, 2016

‘We’re not funding Saraki’s CCT trial’ – Gov Ahmed

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has refuted claims that the delay in payment of salaries of workers is due to ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 12, 2016

Peter Babalola: An open letter to Kwara governor on the proposed N20bn bond

Your Excellency, in as much I wouldn’t like to bore you with any lengthy composition, I humbly seek you go through ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 20, 2015

16 Nigerian communities reportedly taken over by Benin Republic

Siixteen villages in Okuta, in Baruten local government area of Kwara state, have been invaded by Benin Republic. Okuta is the ...

Janeth JSeptember 26, 2015

How Bukola Saraki spent the second day of Sallah (PHOTOS)

Bukola Saraki has had an eventful week. This will perhaps be a Sallah week to remember for the Senate President, ...

Janeth JMay 21, 2015

Saraki walks free as court bars police from arresting or interrogating him

by Ranti Joseph Former governor of Kwara state, Bukola Saraki walks a free man now as a Federal High Court ...

Janeth JMay 11, 2015

Kwara government dissolves state executive council

by Ranti Joseph It’s still the season of impeachment, sacking, the wind has blown to Kwara state as the Governor ...

Janeth JApril 20, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Presidency says GEJ didn’t spend N2 trillion on elections | 27 Kaduna Assembly seats go to APC | Barth Nnaji hints us on what caused PDP’s downfall | More stories

Nnaji has a thought to share, says lack of democracy caused PDP’s defeat. Punch No, GEJ didn’t spend N2trillion on ...

Janeth JApril 18, 2015

Apparently, Saraki doesn’t buy Buhari’s Asset Declaration condition

by Ranti Joseph Senator Bukola Saraki has said that declaration of assets by politicians and public office holders won’t make ...

Janeth JApril 15, 2015

Gbemisola was not a mole in PDP, Bukola Saraki defends sister

by Ranti Joseph The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki has defended his sister, Gbemisola Saraki ...

Janeth JApril 13, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: Governor Ahmed of Kwara gets re-elected

by Ranti Joseph Governor of Kwara state, Abdulfatah Ahmed was on Sunday re-elected for a second term after defeating 15 ...

Janeth JApril 7, 2015

Why I dumped PDP for APC || Gbemi Saraki wants you to know

by Ranti Joseph The former governorship aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Gbemisola Saraki and Kwara state PDP youth leader, ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 18, 2015

My husband is our messiah || 7 fresh quotes from peaceful Patience

by Kolapo Olapoju It is gradually becoming a daily affair, and from the look of things, she’s not losing steam just ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 12, 2015

Abdulmumin Ajia: Don’t be fooled, change is not a destination

by Abdulmumin Ajia What they fail to realize or perhaps understand is that at its most basic level, public service ...

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