Tag: Kwara State

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SolaOctober 16, 2014

Boy friend joins seven men to gang-rape his girlfriend in Kwara (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs Eight young men have been arrested for gang-raped a young lady (name withheld) in Ilorin. The Commissioner ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 30, 2014

@Mcjarus : Why I may go into politics soon (Y! FrontPage)

by Suraj Oyewale In the last one year I have strongly considered joining the murky waters of politics, specifically in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2014

Here we go again! Another musician, Tony Tetuila hops aboard the political train

by Kolapo Olapoju Apparently, every Nigerian wants his piece of the national cake, which is evidently in abundance. In the ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 13, 2014

Opinion: Why Oyegun is a blessing to APC and Nigeria

by Wale Bakare It should be said without any misgivings that there are men, and there are extra-ordinary men who ...

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David CyrilAugust 15, 2014

7-month old feared to have Ebola in Kwara – We will know if he has it today

by David Cyril Prof. Sunday Opabola, the Chairman, Ebola Viral Disease Control Committee, Kwara State, has announced that there is a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

70-year-old pastor and son in court for attempted murder in Ilorin [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   Ibigbemi Ajayi, a 70-year-old Ilorin-based pastor and his 17-year-old son, Joel, have been arraigned before an ...

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August 1, 2014

This ‘alfa’ was caught with a baby’s placenta in Kwara (PICTURED)

by S’ola Filani A muslim cleric, identified as Alfa Gani, has been arrested after a baby’s placenta was found in ...

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June 24, 2014

Suraj Oyewale: Memoirs of a newspaper boy (Y! FrontPage)

by Suraj Oyewale Then, I could discuss pre-independence and first republic politics with precision, from the London conference to the ...

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June 22, 2014

University VC injured as gunmen attempt to abduct female student

by S’ola Filani Some male students of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State recently stopped three gunmen from abducting a 200 ...

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April 3, 2014

Joke Silva, Onyeka Onwenu, Gen. Gowon, Gov. Oshiomhole, others honoured at the Nigerian Centennial Gala in London (PHOTOS)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Headlining a weeklong chain of events in London to celebrate the success of Nigeria over the past 100 ...

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April 3, 2014

Opinion: But really, is Sen. Saraki a threat to Jonathan?

by Lawrence Okerinsola As earlier said, from recent gestures since defection, it is not difficult to assume Jonathan is politically ...

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March 6, 2014

Why Bolaji Abdullahi was sacked

by ‘Jola Sotubo The sudden sack of the Nigerian Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has continued to cause aftershocks around ...

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January 22, 2014

PDP crisis: 20 out of 24 Kwara lawmakers defect to APC

by Oke Efagene The exodus of some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the oppositon All Progressives Congress ...

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January 10, 2014

PDP crisis: “When 27 people leave 270,000 more will come” – Tukur boasts

by Oke Efagene The National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur, yesterday said the party already ...

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January 2, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: 2014 and the Lazarus at our gate

by Olusegun Adeniyi The moral here is that we should stop pretending that the need of one so near to ...

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December 5, 2013

Tragic news: 5 children crushed to death in Kwara roadside accident

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Five young children in Kwara had their lives unexpectedly cut short when a car ran into ...

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December 1, 2013

Ekerete Udoh: The G-5 governors’ merger with the APC – Matters arising

by Ekerete Udoh Let’s look at Rivers state- will the people of Rivers, jettison their next door son, and embrace ...

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October 23, 2013

Kwara governor dissolves cabinet, advisers sacked

by Adeola Balogun   Joining the cabinet reshuffle fever that has been sweeping round the country, the Governor of Kwara ...

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October 17, 2013

“I’m deeply saddened” – Bukola Saraki offers condolences to victims of Sallah stampede (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo News was received today of a stampede in Kwara State which led to the deaths of some ...

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August 13, 2013

EFCC quizzes ex-governor Bukola Saraki over fraud allegations

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have quizzed former Kwara State governor Dr Bukola Saraki over his ...

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August 6, 2013

Jungle justice: Angry mob set suspected kidnapper ablaze in Kwara

by Oge Okonkwo A middle-aged man who identified himself as Raimi Wasiu, from Osogbo, Osun State, was set ablaze by ...

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June 12, 2013

Teacher arrested for manslaughter in Kwara

by Rachel Ogbu A school teacher was arrested recently in Kwara State after a fight that left another man dead. ...

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January 31, 2013

24-hour curfew in Kwara following deadly communal clash

by Rachel Ogbu A 24-hour curfew has taken effect in Offa and Erin-Ile in Offa and Oyun local government councils ...

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January 30, 2013

Communal clash: 10 feared dead, properties destroyed in Kwara

by Chi Ibe Two communities fighting in Kwara State has left about 10 people dead and property worth millions of naira ...

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January 27, 2013

Just terrible: Man allegedly kills his mother in Kwara

by Chi Ibe Villagers of Isanlu-Isin in Kwara experienced two tragedies on Friday January 25 after two elderly women died ...

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September 18, 2012

They’ll party hard! Kwara State sets up independence anniversary committee

by Stanley Azuakola The Federal government announced in early September, that just like last year, this year’s Independence anniversary event ...

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August 7, 2012

“My wife is fond of beating me” – Man tells court

by Isi Esene “My lord, I want an end to this marriage. My wife is impatient, domineering and lousy. She ...

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