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    Political violence forces Kwara to ban street rallies

Political violence forces Kwara to ban street rallies

Abdulfatah Ahmed, governor of Kwara state, has banned campaign rallies on streets across the state.Ahmed, who announced this in a state broadcast on Tuesday, said the measure was necessitated by the recent clashes between political parties and groups in the state.He said the campaigns would only hold at designated areas.The governor said the political campaigns were expected to be robust [...]

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    Kwara women protest against violence in Ilorin

Kwara women protest against violence in Ilorin

Hundreds of Kwara women hit the streets of Ilorin on Monday to protest against the recent violent clashes between members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The latest of the attacks happened within different parts of Ilorin, including Agbaji - the family compound of Senate President Bukola Saraki.Clad in black attires, the women led by [...]

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    Suspected thugs attack Kwara community

Suspected thugs attack Kwara community

Thugs alleged to be working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) have attacked the residence of Senate President Bukola Saraki family in Ilorin, Kwara state.Two people were reportedly shot and more than 20 cars destroyed in Agbaji, one of the affected compounds.Île Ottan, Sholagberu, Wopa, Olayeri, and Onilemarun families were affected in the attack which is the second in four days.On [...]

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    Lai: Commonwealth of Kwara has been cornered by Saraki family for 40 years

Lai: Commonwealth of Kwara has been cornered by Saraki family for 40 years

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has alleged that the Saraki family has cornered Kwara state’s commonwealth in the past 40 years.He said the Saraki dynasty in Kwara had rendered the quality of life of the people to the lowest point.The minister made the allegation on Thursday in Ilorin at a ceremony organised by the Kwara All Progressives Congress [...]

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    PDP plotting to disrupt my campaign, says APC guber candidate in Kwara

PDP plotting to disrupt my campaign, says APC guber candidate in Kwara

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting to disrupt his campaign.In a statement issued on his behalf by his campaign organisation, the governorship candidate alleged that the plan was in connivance with the state government.He said the plot involves thugs posing as APC supporters “unleashing [...]

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    Kwara APC gains ‘5,000’ new members — mainly from PDP

Kwara APC gains ‘5,000’ new members — mainly from PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) received a reported 5,000 new members at a rally held in the Kwara south senatorial district on Saturday.NAN reports that the decampees, majorly from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presented with their membership cards at the APC campaign flag-off.Seyi Adigun, a PDP chieftain and decampee from Ajase Ward 2 in Irepodun local government area, said [...]

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    ‘Thugs’ disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin — ahead of Osinbajo’s visit

‘Thugs’ disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin — ahead of Osinbajo’s visit

Thugs suspected to be supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), invaded the mandate market and Ipata market in Ilorin, Kwara state, on Thursday morning, chasing away petty traders and TraderMoni agents.They prevented the agents from carrying on the business of disbursing money to beneficiaries of the TraderMoni scheme.Witnesses said as early as 9am, a small mob, some of them [...]

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    ’19’ drown in Kwara boat mishap

’19’ drown in Kwara boat mishap

At least 19 children drowned in a boat mishap in Lafiagi, Edu local government area of Kwara state,  on Saturday.The boat which was said to be conveying about 22 people, mostly children, capsized while crossing the river.A source said that while two of the passengers were rescued, 19 others drowned and died.According to him, all effort to rescue the victims [...]

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    Oby Ezekwesili picks ex-presidential candidate, party chairman as running mate

Oby Ezekwesili picks ex-presidential candidate, party chairman as running mate

Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has named Ganiyu Galadima as her running mate for the 2019 elections.She revealed this while speaking at Kwara Hotel, Ilorin, Kwara state on Wednesday, stating that he was the kind of grassroot politician she needs to lift 80 million people out of poverty.Galadima, who is the national [...]

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    Four family members die after eating ‘amala’ in Ilorin

Four family members die after eating ‘amala’ in Ilorin

Four members of a family lost their lives in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, after consuming yam flour better known as "amala" in the south-western part of the country.Four others who took from the meal suspected to be poisonous had also been hospitalised at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH).The incident happened at Magaji-Ogo community behind Kwara State College of [...]

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    UNILORIN shifts ground, reviews fee hike to 35 percent

UNILORIN shifts ground, reviews fee hike to 35 percent

The management of the University of Ilorin on Tuesday announced the review of its school fees' hike to 35 percent. [...]

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    Saraki: How thugs broke into venue of Kwara PDP primary

Saraki: How thugs broke into venue of Kwara PDP primary

Senate President Bukola Saraki has narrated how the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was disrupted on Sunday.TheCable had reported that the PDP cancelled its guber primary following a confrontation between supporters of two leading aspirants.The exercise had been going on smoothly at Banquet Hall, opposite government house, Ilorin, until some loyalists of Bolaji Abdullahi and Razak [...]

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    Kwara APC: Why governorship primary was put on hold

Kwara APC: Why governorship primary was put on hold

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state says it did not conduct its governorship primary election because there was no communication from the party’s national secretariat.The APC had announced the time table for the primaries across the states, but Kayode Zubair, APC’s spokesman in the state, said they are yet to get a directive from the national working committee.“The [...]

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    Offa Polytechnic to commence degree programmes

Offa Polytechnic to commence degree programmes

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    Is it payback time for Bolaji Abdullahi?

Is it payback time for Bolaji Abdullahi?

Very few, if at all, would remember that the boat of Dr. Bukola Saraki took a shaky turn almost immediately after he assumed office as governor of Kwara State in May 2003. Saraki had engaged then managing director of the state-owned Trade Bank, Mr. Are Kolawole, in what some observers believed had to do with financial matters but which a [...]

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    Radio Kwara staff shut down station

Radio Kwara staff shut down station

Workers of the Kwara State Broadcasting Corporation (Radio Kwara), Ilorin, shut down the station on Wednesday, in protest of "lack of operational equipment and welfare package for staff".The state government’s move to cancel the AM Station was part of what triggered the protest, according to NAN.A staff, who pleaded anonymity, said the government was planning to evacuate the staff from [...]

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