How campaign funds disbursed in ‘two helicopters’ unsettle Kwara APC
What could have been responsible for the present rift among some members of the Kwara State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), barely a year after landslide victories in all rounds of elections
Old animosities at play as Kwara government dares the Sarakis
The battle line appears drawn between the Kwara State government and the family of the late doyen of the state politics, the late Dr. Olusola Saraki over the planned revocation by the government of about an hectare of land in Ilorin, the state capital, alleged to have been legally...
Kwara government demolishes Saraki's 'family property'
The Kwara State government has demolished a property which former governor and Senate President Bukola Saraki said belongs to his family. The building was demolished on Thursday morning after security operatives dispersed protesters, including aged women within the complex known as ‘Ile Arúgbó’. The properties are located at Plots 1, 3 and 5 Ilofa Road,…
Minimum Wage: Kwara Govt sets up implementation committee to deliver in 3 months
The Kwara Government on Tuesday in Ilorin inaugurated a 13-man Minimum Wage implementation Committee for the state. The committee has three weeks to work and give the government direction, with recommendations that would assist it to successfully implement the new minimum wage. Mr Kayode Alabi, the state’s Deputy Governor, represented Gov. Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq where he…
Former Kwara APC chairman confirms faction in party
Former Chairman of Kwara State chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Iyiola Oyedepo, has alleged the existence of four unnamed factions within the party in the state.
Rise of Gbemisola Saraki from Bukola’s rubble
Having been overshadowed by her brother and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in both Kwara State and national politics for a while, Gbemisola Saraki now has a chance to bounce back. She was recently cleared by the Senate for a ministerial role in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.
APC governorship candidate promises economic development
The Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, AbdulRahaman AbdulRasak has said his foray into politics is to liberate the people of the state from socio-economic challenges. Speaking in Ilorin, AbdulRasak solicited support from party elders and other stakeholders to create a new Kwara of hope, progress and equality. He urged the…
Monetary inducement may decide governor battle for Kwara
Now that the die is cast, financial muscles rather than political jingoism may eventually be the deciding factor for the likely winner of the 2019 Governorship polls in Kwara state. It is one battle that the political gadfly of the Kwaran politics Bukola Saraki will prosecute without much confidence unlike the previous ones he had…