Budget padding, part of legislative functions – Kwara Speaker

Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad Success Nwogu, Ilorin Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, has said there is legitimate padding of budget. According to Ahmad, when a budget is presented before the House of Assembly, for instance from the President to the National Assembly, it is the duty […]

Emir cries out as Benin Republic invades 16 Nigerian villages, hoists flag

‎By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Neighbouring Benin Republic has invaded 16 villages in Okuta, the border town in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, causing fear and tension in the affected communities. In their determination to annex the Nigerian villages, Vanguard reliably gathered that authorities of Benin Republic had gone ahead to construct offices fot its […]

Picture: Kwara lecturer turns labourer over non-payment of salary

Kwara lecturer turns labourer (PICTURE) over non-payment of salary A Lecturer in Kwara State College of Education, Oro, Mr. Kayode Odeyemi has appealed to the Kwara State government to pay workers salary. He uploaded his picture while working as labourer in a building construction site to earn a paltry N1,500 to cater for his family. […]

UNILORIN varsity student goes missing

Feared to have drowned By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The University of Ilorin community, has been thrown into mourning after a 200 level student of the institution, Onikenku Michael Atunde, who was said to have gone for swimming in the university since last Saturday, was yet to return to the hostel. At press time, members of the […]

Breaking News: Tribunal upholds Saraki’s election

Just as Senate President Bukola Saraki was  busy on the floor of the Senate carrying out legislative activities, National Assembly Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has upheld his election as Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District in the Senate. -Sun

Emir of Ilorin calls for restructuring of Nigeria

Tasks Buhari on 2014 Confab implementation By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The chairman, Kwara State Council of Traditional Rulers and Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, has expressed the urgent need for the restructuring of Nigeria and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make the best use of the report of the 2014 National Conference to […]

Kwara locks out workers for lateness

  Starnded workers | credits: Success Nwogu No fewer than 85 workers and visitors were locked out at the Governor’s Office in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Tuesday. The governor’s office complex is made up of offices of workers under the office of the Secretary to the State Government, the Head of Service, the Ministry of […]

Saraki in fresh controversy over Kwara exco

  Ahmed and Saraki The delay by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State to constitute his cabinet is causing ripples in the state, writes Success Nwogu Following the swearing in of the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, for a second term in office on May 29, and the promises he made in his inaugural […]

Last minute rush, cash withdrawal in Jos, PH, Ilorin

Queues of bank customers at ATM service points on Aba Road, Port Harcourt… on Friday. | credits: Stanley Ogidi Nigerians across the country besieged commercial banks on Friday to make last minute cash withdrawals ahead of today’s presidential and parliamentary elections. In Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, residents flooded Automated Teller Machine points across the […]

Jonathan vs Buhari: How they stand in 36 States, FCT

State-by-state projection of their chances With the presidential election just around the corner, our correspondents write that the battle, which is a straight one between President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, may spring some surprises As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting […]

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