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...
Revenge is not governance, Gbemisola Saraki tells Kwara governor
Nigeria's minister of State for Transportation Gbemisola Saraki has accused Kwara State governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of prioritising witch-hunt of opposition above governance. Gbemisola in a statement told Abdulrazaq that “revenge cannot be a policy thrust of (his) governance”. “The level of force and violence that the governor chose to adopt was totally unwarranted." The Kwara…
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,…
‘Revocation of Saraki’s land disservice to late politician’s memory’
Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that revocation of the late Abubakar Olushola Saraki’s land by the state government shows Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq...
Saraki reacts to Kwara State taking over family property
Former Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki Saturday said Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq crossed the line of decency for taking over his family land. Saraki in a statement accused AbdulRazaq of using his office to allegedly erase the legacies of his late father, Abubakar Olusola Saraki, who was a former governor of the state. Kwara…
The majesty of separation of powers
The founding fathers of democracy and the gatekeepers of democratic ideals foresaw the possibility of cross-interference among and between the men and women who would be entrusted with the task of governance.
Digital culture or digital economy?
Don’t be surprised that Kaduna State Government was recently declared as the most transparent in the country. The journey started way back in 2016.
Why 8th NASS rejected Buhari's $30 billion loan request - Shehu Sani
Former chairman, Senate committee on local and foreign debt in the senate, Senator Shehu Sani has explained why the request by Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow $30 billion was turned down by the 8th Senate. "We turned down the FG loan request for 30 Billion to save Nigeria from sinking into the dark gully…
Buhari rules out third term agenda, warns against collapse of APC
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ruled out the possibility of seeking a third term in office at the expiration of his second term on May 29, 2023.
Undergraduates appraise effectiveness of sexual harassment prohibition bill
Following the BBC sex-for-grades documentary and its fad on social media, the National Assembly has revisited the sexual harassment prohibition bill which was first proposed under former Senate President, Bukola Saraki but did not gain popular support.