Tag: kwara

November 14, 2013

Is’haq Kawu Modibbo: Saraki and his dubious ‘election winning machinery’ in Kwara

by Is’haq Kawu Modibbo Those, like Bukola Saraki, who felt President Jonathan was a clueless weakling that can be used ...

November 13, 2013

Opinion: Olusola Saraki – One year after

by Rotimi Ogungbola Late Olusola Saraki is the only Nigerian politican that has the most organized and well structured philanthropy ...

October 17, 2013

Tragedy: Several die in Kwara stampede as people scramble for Bukola Saraki’s sallah gifts

by Oge Okonkwo An unknown number of persons who were members of the  Kwara state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, ...

October 17, 2013

Stampede at PDP Sallah event leaves 10 dead, others injured in Kwara

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Sallah festivities ended in sadness for some families in Kwara State after a stampede reportedly left ...

October 12, 2013

Tragic news: Multiple car accident kills 17 people in Kwara

by ‘Jola Sotubo A fatal auto crash has claimed the lives of not less than 17 people who were travelling ...

September 24, 2013

Opinion: In 2015, history will be written in the streets

by Bayo Oluwasanmi For your information, the history of oppressed people all over the world was written in the streets ...

September 20, 2013

Akin Osuntokun: The rebellion of the godsons

by Akin Osuntokun We have saved the big masquerade for the last encore. And in so doing I hope I’m ...

September 19, 2013

Demola Rewaju: PDP and the internal family problems

by Demola Rewaju Atiku would be a crown prince in PDP by now if he hadn’t contested against Yar’Adua on ...

August 31, 2013

It gets worse: Atiku, 7 governors walk out of PDP convention (PHOTOS)

by ‘Jola Sotubo One major aim of this year’s  Peoples Democratic Party convention, which began today, was to make peace ...

August 12, 2013

Opinion: Security consciousness in the face of terrorism

by Ola Lookman In a statement issued by spokesperson of Joint Task Force (JTF) in Kano, it said that “the ...

June 13, 2013

2 robbery suspects beaten up by angry mob in Kwara (Viewer Discretion)

Two robbery suspects were yesterday beaten up by a angry mob in Ilorin, Kwara state for stealing money from an ...

April 13, 2013

How poverty pushed me into cab driving – Female school teacher (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido Temidayo Fagbenle, a secondary school teacher based in Ilorin, Kwara state, is one of the few female ...

April 3, 2013

Opinion: Is Kwara doing enough in response to the flood alert?

by Onile Kareem   Having experienced flooding last season in certain areas of the state in which the government swiftly ...

March 19, 2013

Opinion: Kwara minnows swallowed by PDP

by Raheem Buhari-Al In aquatic life, minnows are very small fishes in the ocean, they are characterised by lack of ...

March 11, 2013

Pakistani hair? Woman arrested in Abuja with 1kg of cocaine hidden in her hair (SNAPSHOT)

by Isi Esene A 53-year-old woman, Giwa Ayoka Sikira has been arrested by officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement ...

March 7, 2013

Rejoinder: Poverty is a global phenomenon, not a Kwara phenomenon

by Rotimi Ogungbola The world’s arrival  at a level where  the voice of any human being can be heard is a ...

March 3, 2013

How Kwara state police commissioner was killed in Enugu (PICTURED)

by Isi Esene The Kwara State police commissioner, Chinwike Asadu, was yesterday night killed in Enugu State by unknown gunmen who ...

January 10, 2013

Horrific: Suspected ritualists sever head of 3-year-old girl in Ilorin

by Akan Ido The mutilated body of a three year old girl, Aliya Usman, has been found at Ile Onigboro, ...

December 20, 2012

15 polytechnic students arrested for armed robbery

by Akan Ido The Ekiti State police command have announced the arrest of 15 students of a polytechnic in Kwara ...

November 17, 2012

Femi Fani-Kayode: The goodness of Olusola Saraki

by Femi Fani-Kayode That was the secret of his success. He gave his substance that others may live their lives. He brought ...

November 15, 2012

“A rude shock’: First Lady Patience Jonathan condoles Saraki’s family on his passing

by Isi Esene First Lady Patience Jonathan, yesterday joined other eminent Nigerians in extolling the virtues of Second Republic senator, ...

November 15, 2012

A ‘five-year’ battle: How Sen. Olusola Saraki died of cancer

by Isi Esene More details have emerged on how the godfather of Kwara politics, Senator Olusola Saraki died early Wednesday ...

November 14, 2012

“Olusola Saraki will be remembered as a political colossus” – President Jonathan


November 14, 2012

Olusola Saraki is dead

by Isi Esene There self-styled strongman of Kwara politics, Olusola Saraki died early this morning. Senator Saraki was born on ...

October 29, 2012

TICKER: Community on rampage over dead man found in well

Hell was let loose recently in Abayawo,  Ilorin, Kwara State capital, Southwest Nigeria after a middle aged man’s corpse was ...

September 27, 2012

TICKER: #NGFloods: 4,700 people displaced, 3,200 hectares of rice plantation submerged

The Kwara State Government has said that 4,700 people had been rendered homeless in the state as a result of ...

September 17, 2012

Petrol scarcity bites in Lagos, other South West states

by Isi Esene Scarcity of petroleum products is slowly creeping into Lagos and other south-west states due to the vandalization ...

OluwapelumiNovember 28, 2011

11-year-old Lil' P is not too young to be #TheNextBigThing, yes?

by Wilfred Okiche Lil’ P might be all of eleven years but he has the confidence of a veteran. This ...

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