Kwara governor’s aide seeks committal proceedings against IGP
Personal Assistant on Political Matters to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Olalekan Alabi, has approached a Kwara State High Court in Ilorin, seeking commencement of committal proceedings against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, for contempt of court. Alabi filed the application through his counsel, Adebayo Adelodun (SAN), to serve Idris Form 49, which is…
Kwara State governor dumps APC for PDP
Kwara State governor Ahmed Abdulfatah Tuesday announced his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This is coming after Senate President Bukola Saraki announced his resignation from the APC. “Following due consultations and in response to calls by major stakeholders in the state, I have moved to the PDP…
Nigerian elders forum berates executive over harassment of Senate leadership
The Nigerian Elders and Leaders Forum has indicted the presidency over the harassment of the leadership of the legislative arm by the police.
The Saraki ‘pyrrhic’ victory
No, it will be delusional to describe Bukola Saraki’s recent acquittal by the Supreme Court as pyrrhic. The man took his critics (which INCLUDED this writer – emphasis on the tense here, please) and political...
The Police-Saraki tussle in the Offa robbery
On Thursday, April 5, 2018, a group of dare-devil armed robbers attacked five banks in Offa, an ancient city in Kwara State, carting away unspecified sums of money and killing dozens...
Offa is not far from our troubles
Nigerians are following with bated breath the revelations coming from the police headquarters, Abuja, over the brutal robbery in Offa, Kwara State, during which 33 persons, including nine policemen, were killed.
Offa Robbery: Police arrest 20 principal suspects
The Nigeria Police Force said it had so far arrested more than 20 principal suspects in connection with the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara.
Be neutral during elections, PDP tells Kwara traditional rulers
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara has appealed to traditional rulers in the state to be neutral during the 2019 general elections.