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Confusion as Saraki's camp says it's ready for any eventuality at APC national convention

Confusion as Saraki's camp says it's ready for any eventuality at APC national convention

Confusion as Saraki's camp says it's ready for any eventuality at APC national convention
Offa robbery: Police move suspects back to southwest as gang leaders reveal hideouts in 5 states

Offa robbery: Police move suspects back to southwest as gang leaders reveal hideouts in 5 states

The Nigeria Police Force has moved the key suspects of the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robberies from the police headquarters in Abuja back to Southwest to enable the recovery of firearms used in the deadly robberies.

Offa robbery: Police move suspects back to southwest as gang leaders reveal hideouts in 5 states
Ex-Kwara lawmakers back Saraki, Ahmed; describe police probe as confusing

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

Former lawmakers on Monday, June 11 backed Senate president Saraki, and governor Ahmed over an alleged plot to link them to the activities of kidnappers and cultists, who were arrested in some parts of the state.

Ex-Kwara lawmakers back Saraki, Ahmed; describe police probe as confusing
Major bridge between Abuja and western part of Nigeria collapses in Kwara after heavy rain (photos)

Major bridge between Abuja and western part of Nigeria collapses in Kwara after heavy rain (photos)

A bridge on the Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state collapsed in the night of Saturday, June 9, following heavy rainfall. The incident resulted in heavy vehicular traffic, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

Major bridge between Abuja and western part of Nigeria collapses in Kwara after heavy rain (photos)
I have no hand in Saraki’s travails - Former lawmaker cries out

I have no hand in Saraki’s travails - Former lawmaker cries out

Honourable Moshood Mustapha, a former member of the House of Representatives, on Friday, June 8, said he has no hand in the rift between Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

I have no hand in Saraki’s travails - Former lawmaker cries out
NASS never issued impeachment threat to Buhari - Lai Muhammed denies claim

NASS never issued impeachment threat to Buhari - Lai Muhammed denies claim

The claims making the rounds that lawmakers of the National Assembly issued a threat of impeachment to President Muhammadu Buhari was on Thursday, June 7, denied by the minister of information and culture, Lai Muhammed.

NASS never issued impeachment threat to Buhari - Lai Muhammed denies claim
Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 2 more suspects, read their incriminating confession against Saraki (photos)

Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 2 more suspects, read their incriminating confession against Saraki (photos)

The Nigerian police has arrested two more suspects in relation to the Offa bank robbery. This was contained in a statement by Jimoh Moshood, the spokesperson of the police in which he said Saraki was implicated.

Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 2 more suspects, read their incriminating confession against Saraki (photos)
Offa robbery: We will not be a party to embarrassing, ridiculing Saraki - Monarch sends tough message to Police

Offa robbery: We will not be a party to embarrassing, ridiculing Saraki - Monarch sends tough message to Police

The Olofa of Offa, Mufutau Gbadamosi, has stated that his people will not be part of any plot to embarrass or ridicule Senate President Bukola Saraki. His comment was conveyed in a statement released on Wednesday.

Offa robbery: We will not be a party to embarrassing, ridiculing Saraki - Monarch sends tough message to Police
Protesters in Offa throw weight behind police on Saraki's investigation

Protesters in Offa throw weight behind police on Saraki's investigation

Protesters in Offa have thrown their weight behind the police in its move to probe Bukola Saraki over the robbery that took place in the town. They protested under the Association of Concerned Offa Indigenes Home and Abroad.

Protesters in Offa throw weight behind police on Saraki's investigation
Saraki cannot hurt a fly - Ilorin women claim as they pray for Senate president

Saraki cannot hurt a fly - Ilorin women claim as they pray for Senate president

Some women in Ilorin, Kwara state came together on Tuesday, June 5, to perform a special prayer for the Senate President and former governor, Bukola Saraki, who was recently of sponsoring thugs who robbed five banks in Offa.

Saraki cannot hurt a fly - Ilorin women claim as they pray for Senate president
Respond to queries by the authorities - CACOL tells Saraki over alleged indictment by suspected robbers

Respond to queries by the authorities - CACOL tells Saraki over alleged indictment by suspected robbers

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has called on the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, to respond to the allegations that have been leveled against him by the police over the confession of some suspects.

Respond to queries by the authorities - CACOL tells Saraki over alleged indictment by suspected robbers
Police release video of Offa bank robbery suspect claiming to be Saraki's political thug

Police release video of Offa bank robbery suspect claiming to be Saraki's political thug

When asked for the relationship between him and the Senate President Bukola Saraki, one of the suspects arrested for the bank robbery in Offa, Kwara, Ayoade Akinnibosun, confessed to being a political thug of the Senate President.

Police release video of Offa bank robbery suspect claiming to be Saraki's political thug
Breaking: Police cancels Saraki’s summon, makes new request from Senate president

Breaking: Police cancels Saraki’s summon, makes new request from Senate president

The Nigerian police has cancelled its summon of Senate president, Bukola Saraki which had earlier asked him to appear before it after allegation of being linked to the Offa bank robbery. Saraki said he plans to do as he is told.

Breaking: Police cancels Saraki’s summon, makes new request from Senate president
Full list of all arrested Offa bank robbers, numbers of people killed by each suspect

Full list of all arrested Offa bank robbers, numbers of people killed by each suspect

The police have released the full list of suspects arrested in connection with April 5 multiple bank robbery in Offa Kwara state, during which 33 persons, including nine policemen, were killed. They also released list of exhibits.

Full list of all arrested Offa bank robbers, numbers of people killed by each suspect
Police speaks on Saraki's alleged involvement in Offa bank robbery (video)

Police speaks on Saraki's alleged involvement in Offa bank robbery (video)

The Nigeria Police Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, while parading suspects arrested for the Offa bank robbery said the force has invited the Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki, whose name came up during investigation.

Police speaks on Saraki's alleged involvement in Offa bank robbery (video)
Police reveal why Senate President Bukola Saraki was invited over Offa bank robbery, give details

Police reveal why Senate President Bukola Saraki was invited over Offa bank robbery, give details

The police have revealed circumstances that led to the invitation of Senate President Bukola Saraki over April 5 multiple bank robbery in Offa Kwara state. Police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood who announced this in Abuja.

Police reveal why Senate President Bukola Saraki was invited over Offa bank robbery, give details
Breaking: I will honour police invitation without any delay - Saraki

Breaking: I will honour police invitation without any delay - Saraki

Bukola Saraki has denied involvement in Offa robbery attack. The Senate president also declared his willingness to appear before the police for questioning over the matter. He urged the public to disregard the allegation.

Breaking: I will honour police invitation without any delay - Saraki
Kwara governor replies police on allegations he, Saraki sponsored Offa robbery suspects

Kwara governor replies police on allegations he, Saraki sponsored Offa robbery suspects

The Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed through his senior special assistant on media and communication denied the police alleged allegations of sponsoring, funding, arming or otherwise supporting political thuggery.

Kwara governor replies police on allegations he, Saraki sponsored Offa robbery suspects
Breaking: Police invite Saraki for questioning over Offa robbery, arrest Kwara chief of staff

Breaking: Police invite Saraki for questioning over Offa robbery, arrest Kwara chief of staff

Senate president Bukola Saraki has been invited by the police over the deadly robbery that took place at Offa, Kwara state. The Senate president was invited to answer to allegations surrounding his links to the armed robbers.

Breaking: Police invite Saraki for questioning over Offa robbery, arrest Kwara chief of staff
Breaking: Ex-ICPC chair, Mustapha Akanbi, dies

Breaking: Ex-ICPC chair, Mustapha Akanbi, dies

A former president of the Court of Appeal and ex-chairman of of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Mustapha Akanbi, is dead. Akanbi died Sunday morning, June 3, around 1.am in Ilorin, Kwara state.

Breaking: Ex-ICPC chair, Mustapha Akanbi, dies
Group tackles Saraki, Kwara governor over complaint on cultists' transfer to Abuja

Group tackles Saraki, Kwara governor over complaint on cultists' transfer to Abuja

A socio-political group, has said that the complaint by Bukola Saraki and the Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed over the transfer of some suspected cultists to the force headquarters in Abuja from the state is ridiculous.

Group tackles Saraki, Kwara governor over complaint on cultists' transfer to Abuja
73-year old Nigerian professor bags new United Nations appointment

73-year old Nigerian professor bags new United Nations appointment

A statement by Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, where he is the current Chancellor said Gambari’s appointment letter, dated Friday, May 11, was signed by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad AI Hussein.

73-year old Nigerian professor bags new United Nations appointment
Why I masterminded Offa bank robbery - Dismissed policeman makes unbelievable revelation

Why I masterminded Offa bank robbery - Dismissed policeman makes unbelievable revelation

One of the suspects, Michael Adikwu, a dismissed policeman, who was arrested after being declared wanted in connection with the April 5 bank robbery in Offa, Kwara state, has revealed why he organised the attack.

Why I masterminded Offa bank robbery - Dismissed policeman makes unbelievable revelation
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