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Former governor of Kwara dies at 78

Former governor of Kwara dies at 78

Former governor of Kwara dies at 78
Ahead of PDP primaries, Kwara youths promise to hold solidarity march for Saraki

Ahead of PDP primaries, Kwara youths promise to hold solidarity march for Saraki

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s primary elections, a legion of Ilorin youths under the aegis of Oba Youths Forum (OYF) has decided to hold a solidarity rally for the Senate president, Bukola Saraki.

Ahead of PDP primaries, Kwara youths promise to hold solidarity march for Saraki
Breaking: Former APC national publicity secretary set to officially declare interest in Kwara governorship seat (photos)

Breaking: Former APC national publicity secretary set to officially declare interest in Kwara governorship seat (photos)

The former national publicity secretary of the APC who recently dumped the ruling party is reportedly set to declare interest in the Kwara state gubernatorial seat. This was disclosed in a tweet by @omoluabli4Kwara on September 12

Breaking: Former APC national publicity secretary set to officially declare interest in Kwara governorship seat (photos)
I'll deliver Kwara south to APC - Senatorial aspirant boasts

I'll deliver Kwara south to APC - Senatorial aspirant boasts

Senator Suleiman Ajadi, who was in the red chamber from 1999 to 2003 on the platform of defunct ANPP, has expressed his optimism while fielding questions from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.

I'll deliver Kwara south to APC - Senatorial aspirant boasts
Ilorin's chief Imam speaks on true cause of poverty in Nigeria

Ilorin's chief Imam speaks on true cause of poverty in Nigeria

Alhaji Abdullahi AbdulHameed, the chief lmam in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, on Tuesday, September 11, alleged that the jumbo salaries of politicians in Nigeria is one of the major factors responsible for poverty in the country.

Ilorin's chief Imam speaks on true cause of poverty in Nigeria
Saraki gets support from Kwara youths

Saraki gets support from Kwara youths

A Kwara-based group while encouraging other Nigerian politicians to emulate the leadership style of the Senate president mobilised youths to a mass rally in solidarity with the presidential ambition of Bukola Saraki.

Saraki gets support from Kwara youths
NANS divides as splinter group reawakens NUNS

NANS divides as splinter group reawakens NUNS

The umbrella body of students in the country, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has reportedly split, with the splinter group returning to the defunct National Union of Nigerian Students (NUNS).

NANS divides as splinter group reawakens NUNS
Breaking: Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state picks Senate nomination form

Breaking: Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state picks Senate nomination form

Governor Abudulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has picked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s nomination form for Kwara south senatorial district. The governor made his senatorial ambitions known in a tweet on Saturday, September 8.

Breaking: Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state picks Senate nomination form
Just in: 12 Nigerian states to experience flooding - NEMA, NHISA warn (see list of affected states

Just in: 12 Nigerian states to experience flooding - NEMA, NHISA warn (see list of affected states

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Hydrological Services Agencies (NHISA), on Friday, September 7, warned that 12 states across Nigeria would soon experience flooding due to torrential rain falls.

Just in: 12 Nigerian states to experience flooding - NEMA, NHISA warn (see list of affected states
Saraki replies IGP's dismissal of authorisation for police raid on Edwin Clark's home, calls for immediate probe

Saraki replies IGP's dismissal of authorisation for police raid on Edwin Clark's home, calls for immediate probe

The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has said that the police raid on the home of one of Nigeria's elder state men, Chief Edwin Clark, is threat and an insult to democracy. He called for a probe into the development.

Saraki replies IGP's dismissal of authorisation for police raid on Edwin Clark's home, calls for immediate probe
20,000 PDP members led by former governorship aspirant defect to APC in Kwara

20,000 PDP members led by former governorship aspirant defect to APC in Kwara

Sunday Babalola, a chieftain of the PDP, in Kwara, on Tuesday, September 4, defected to the APC, alongside 20,000 of his supporters. He said the PDP has deviated from its ideology, hence the need to move to the ruling APC.

20,000 PDP members led by former governorship aspirant defect to APC in Kwara
23 Kwara lawmakers who dumped APC for PDP speak on bribery allegation

23 Kwara lawmakers who dumped APC for PDP speak on bribery allegation

All 23 members of the 24-member House of Assembly in Kwara, including the speaker, have denied financial inducement for their recent defection to the Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmakers dumped the APC for the PDP on August 1.

23 Kwara lawmakers who dumped APC for PDP speak on bribery allegation
2019: With Saraki in the picture, no amount of threat can fetch you victory in Kwara - PDP boasts to Oshiomhole

2019: With Saraki in the picture, no amount of threat can fetch you victory in Kwara - PDP boasts to Oshiomhole

With the 2019 general elections approaching, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara has said that no amount of threat from the All Progressives Congress (APC) can make it win and claim the state in the polls.

2019: With Saraki in the picture, no amount of threat can fetch you victory in Kwara - PDP boasts to Oshiomhole
The victory of PDP is guaranteed in 2019 elections - Kwara governor

The victory of PDP is guaranteed in 2019 elections - Kwara governor

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has expressed confidence that the PDP will sweep the polls in the state during the 2019 general elections with the calibre of members of the State Working Committee of the party.

The victory of PDP is guaranteed in 2019 elections - Kwara governor
Party stakeholders worry as Saraki keeps mum on Kwara PDP governorship primary election

Party stakeholders worry as Saraki keeps mum on Kwara PDP governorship primary election

The major aspirants for the number one seat in Kwara state are former national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, and erstwhile national secretary of the PDP, Alhaji Kawu Baraje.

Party stakeholders worry as Saraki keeps mum on Kwara PDP governorship primary election
Ilorin journalists stage match in protest, cry to Governor Ahmed, Buhari over alleged maltreatment (photos)

Ilorin journalists stage match in protest, cry to Governor Ahmed, Buhari over alleged maltreatment (photos)

The Kwara state council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday, August 30, mobilised it members to protest against alleged violence on newsmen. The NUJ wrote a letter to the presidency to this regard.

Ilorin journalists stage match in protest, cry to Governor Ahmed, Buhari over alleged maltreatment (photos)
After exiting APC, Saraki loyalist finally declares intention to govern Kwara

After exiting APC, Saraki loyalist finally declares intention to govern Kwara

The former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi, has disclosed his interest in the Kwara state governorship seat. He made the intention known in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, on Thursday.

After exiting APC, Saraki loyalist finally declares intention to govern Kwara
Lai Mohammed stuns guests at Ilorin wedding, quotes bible verses to advise couple

Lai Mohammed stuns guests at Ilorin wedding, quotes bible verses to advise couple

It was a warm wedding reception of Tolulope Ajibola and Kolapo Faleye, both engineers, on Saturday, August 25, when the minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, quoted bible verses to advise the couple.

Lai Mohammed stuns guests at Ilorin wedding, quotes bible verses to advise couple
Just in: Kwara governor’s aide resigns, vows to remain in APC

Just in: Kwara governor’s aide resigns, vows to remain in APC

Abdullahi Danbaba, the special assistant on non-governmental affairs to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state, has reportedly resigned his appointment to enable him stay in the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Just in: Kwara governor’s aide resigns, vows to remain in APC
Gwamnatin mu ba za ta ciri kudi ta baka ba sai dai ka ga aiki – Buhari ya fadawa Saraki

Gwamnatin mu ba za ta ciri kudi ta baka ba sai dai ka ga aiki – Buhari ya fadawa Saraki

Gwamnatin Buhari ta lissafo ayyukan da tayi fiye da 10 a Garin Bukola Saraki daga cikin ayyukan da ake yi akwa gyaran hanyar Ilorin zuwa Jebba har Garin Mokwa zuwa Kaduna ta Yankin Birnin Gwari da dai wasu tarin ayyuka.

Gwamnatin mu ba za ta ciri kudi ta baka ba sai dai ka ga aiki – Buhari ya fadawa Saraki
No president in Nigeria has touched the lives of poor people like Buhari - Keyamo gives details

No president in Nigeria has touched the lives of poor people like Buhari - Keyamo gives details

Festus Keyamo, the spokesperson of the Muhammadu Buhari camoaing organisation, on Thursday, August 23, declared that no president, since 1999, has touched the lives of the poor and vulnerable Nigerians than his boss.

No president in Nigeria has touched the lives of poor people like Buhari - Keyamo gives details
Ba’a taba samun shugaba mai tausayin talaka ba kamar Buhari - Inji Keyamo

Ba’a taba samun shugaba mai tausayin talaka ba kamar Buhari - Inji Keyamo

NAIJ.com ta ruwaito Keyamo ya bayyana haka ne a yayin kaddamar da kumgiyar yakin neman zaben Buhari da Osinbajo a garin Ilori, inda yace babu wata gwamnati data kwato kudaden sata kamar gwamnatin shugaba Buhari.

Ba’a taba samun shugaba mai tausayin talaka ba kamar Buhari - Inji Keyamo
We pledge 16m votes for President Buhari in 2019 - Labour Party

We pledge 16m votes for President Buhari in 2019 - Labour Party

The Labour Party (LP) has pledged to deliver 16 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections The national chairman of the party, Mike Omotosho gave the assurance on Thursday, August 23.

We pledge 16m votes for President Buhari in 2019 - Labour Party
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