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23 Oct 2021
The Emir of llorin, Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambari on Friday turbaned a business morgul and Philanthropist, Mallam Salihu Mustapha as the new Turaki of the llorin emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event which took place at the palace of the Emir was witnessed by eminent personalities from all walks of life.…
25 Mar 2021
Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, is a Yoruba city. It is now in the throes of a self-inflicted crisis caused by the hijab, the head covering favoured by Muslim laity for their women folks. It is also loved by some Christians, especially the Catholics. It originated from the Middle-East where women are subjected to…
5 Jan 2020
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...
4 Jan 2020
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…
3 Jan 2020
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday condemned what it described as the “unwarranted and vindictive demolition” of a property linked to former Senate President Bukola Saraki.
2 Jan 2020
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,…
10 Nov 2019
Chief Biodun Olujimi has been a lucky politician. Since the return of democracy in 1999, she has been moving in leaps and bounds politically. She was an ally of the senior Saraki, the late Chief Olusola Saraki. Olujimi was the National Publicity Secretary of the All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP)...
29 May 2019
Newly sworn-in governor of Kwara State Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq said he is ready to rebuild the state which has lacked development plans, policies and accountability under previous administrations. "What we have lacked before now are dependable and sustainable development plans, credible policies and policy discipline, accountability and transparency, a good sense of social justice and ability…
23 May 2019
In a 1796 letter, third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson wrote: “I have no ambition to govern men. It is a painful and thankless office.” And, former British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, observed that “Politics are almost as exciting as war and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed…
6 May 2019
Barely two months after the political climate in Kwara State experienced the tsunami of otoge, which saw to the demolition of the Senator Bukola Saraki’s political empire, one of the numerous groups of persons that seem to be hard hit is the one under the nomenclature of the aged women, ‘obinrin arugbo’.   It could…
26 Sep 2018
The Osun State governorship rerun election scheduled for Thursday, September 27, has suddenly thrown up the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore, as a beautiful bride being wooed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC).
30 Aug 2017
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