Tag: kwara

Isime EseneApril 3, 2015

YNAIJA ENDORSEMENT: We endorse APC’s Abdulfatah Ahmed for Kwara governor

The tussle for Kwara state government house will see the incumbent governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed contest with Senator Simeon Ajibola who is the ...

Ada IgboanugoMarch 26, 2015

Man killed in Kwara for not paying N50 due

by Chinwe Okafor A resident of Pampo village in the Afon area of Kwara State, Suleiman Muritala, has been killed ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 5, 2015

Kwara gov’s campaign team attacked by political thugs

by Ranti Joseph Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed’s political campaign team was attacked on Wednesday, February 4 by political thugs ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 26, 2015

#GEJSpeaks: President Jonathan’s goal is to eliminate hunger in the country

by Kolapo Olapoju In today’s edition of his daily report of track record on Facebook, President Goodluck Jonathan says the primary ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 26, 2015

Don’t be deceived, Jonathan will defeat Buhari – Anenih declares

by Kolapo Olapoju Tony Anenih, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, has implored Nigerians to abandon ...

Isime EseneJanuary 15, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Jonathan finally visits Maiduguri, Jonathan promises to free captured territories, Saraki says Jonathan has impoverished Nigerians, and more

Cross River State Governor Liyel Imoke has called on all defected members of the Peoples Democratic Party to return to ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 12, 2014

Tragic: Hit and run driver kills street sweeper in Kwara

by James Sambo   A highway sweeper has been killed by a car while on duty in Ilorin, Kwara state. ...

YEditorDecember 3, 2014

PDP aspirants in #Kwara promise to be of good behaviour

by Godwin Akanfe Thirteen Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Kwara State have announced an agreement to abide by ...

Isime EseneNovember 7, 2014

Today’s Daily Brief: GEJ reconciles with PDP Senators, IGP insists Tambuwal is ‘an ordinary citizen’, Saraki says GEJ can’t challenge PDP govs, and more

The Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

No time to waste: Desmond Elliot and Tony Tetuila take baby steps to political office (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Despite still being early days, a couple of entertainers going into politics are wasting no time in ...

YEditorOctober 12, 2014

I’m not running for president again – @BukolaSaraki

by Godwin Akanfe Former Kwara state governor, Senator Bukola Saraki, has announced the suspension of his bid for the presidency ...

Isime EseneOctober 4, 2014

Today’s Daily Brief: Saraki wants Gov. Ahmed back, Peter Obi speaks on wasteful spending, and more

We deliver your news brief for Tuesday, October 4, 2014.   Immediate past  governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, ...

Isime EseneSeptember 11, 2014

Tragic: 18 people killed in Kebbi auto crash

by Isi Esene Several passengers lost their lives this morning as a Sokoto bound 18-seater bus with registration number, BUD 291 ...

YEditorAugust 16, 2014

There is no Ebola in Kwara [DETAILS]

by Godwin Akanfe Kwara state has announced the result of the test on a citizen who was suspected of having ...

SolaAugust 16, 2014

Baby suspected to have #Ebola in Kwara, dies

by S’ola Filani A seven-month-old baby boy suspected to have Ebola virus infection in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, is dead. ...

SolaAugust 4, 2014

Dangote makes Africa’s largest single investment in rice production

by Tunji Andrews   Africa’s richest man and king capitalist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has pledged to invest $1 billion (N165 ...

writerJuly 31, 2014

Attention, youth ‘corpers’: NYSC announces plans for 7 states under Boko Haram attack [DETAILS]

by Mayowa Aboah The National Youth Service Corps has announced the redeployment of corps members from seven northern states. The ...

June 14, 2014

#DivorceDrama: ‘My wife’s always receiving suspicious phone calls’ – Husband laments in court

by S’ola Filani   A 44-year-old man, Saheed Taiwo of Sango area, Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, is set to ...

June 8, 2014

Soldiers invade newspaper distribution centre in Kwara

by Zara Mustapha Reports have it that armed soldiers from the Sobi Cantonment on Saturday marched to the popular Oniyangi newspaper distribution ...

May 25, 2014

Tragic news: NYSC member crushed to death by fuel tanker in Kwara

by S’ola Filani   A vehicle conveying petrol on Saturday evening crushed to death, a member of the National Youths ...

May 18, 2014

‘Alhaja Ilorin controls our operation’ – Armed robbery gang confesses (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two men suspected of being armed robbers have spoken out about their female leader after they were ...

March 15, 2014

Opinion: Bolaji Abdullahi’s sack – Saint Bukola Saraki has done worse against his father

by Abdullahi Ikokoro Lest we forget, Bukola, without a modicum of regard for filial relationship, brazenly sacked all his father’s ...

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 ...

March 2, 2014

Monsters: 3 students paraded for gang raping a girl in Kwara (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun Justice might have finally come the way of a young girl who was gang raped by 6 ...

February 15, 2014

Drunk policeman shoots politician dead on Valentine’s Day in Kwara

by Oge Okonkwo A tragic incident occurred at Oro, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State in a hotel at ...

January 21, 2014

Shocking: 17-year-old school head boy hangs himself during school hours

by ‘Jola Sotubo Students and staff of the Oro Grammar School in the Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara were ...

January 4, 2014

“We will never accept the leadership”: Crisis looms in APC over power sharing

by Akintomiwa Agbaje A crisis storm is about to hit the All Progressives Congress over power sharing and control plan. ...

January 2, 2014

It gets worse: Another 2,300 PDP members decamp to APC in Kaduna

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The list of ‘defectors’ never stops this time with a record breaking exodus again in Kaduna involving ...

December 11, 2013

Don’t spend nation’s resources on PDP states- APC warns President Jonathan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The President, Goodluck Jonathan received a warning message from the All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday that he ...

December 10, 2013

Presidency shared N36 billion to states for Jonathan’s re-election – APC

by Akintomiwa Agbaje States that will not support President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid come 2015 will be financially punished, the All Progressives ...

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