9th Assembly Speaker: APC sue Clerk to Court

LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin The Speakership tussle of the Kwara state House of Assembly has taken a new dimension as three chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the three senatorial districts in the state have dragged the Clerk of the House to court seeking to compel him to abide by the Order of the […]

Polls: Saraki concedes, wishes those who emerged best of luck

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that in spite of the reported inadequacies that attended last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State, he is wishing the candidates who emerged from the election the best of luck. Dr. Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph […]

Senate President, Saraki, Akpabio lose senate reelection

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Sunday became one of the major casualties of the 2019 general elections as he lost his bid to return to the Senate. Apart from Saraki, the other two senatorial candidates of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, lost to the All Progressives Congress. Saraki lost to the Kwara […]

Presidential race: The battleground states

On February 16, Nigerians will troop out to elect a new President that will pilot the affairs of the nation for another four years. Of the 72 presidential candidates on the final list recently released by the Independent National Electoral Commission that are eligible to contest the presidential election, two contenders are generally believed to […]

After I spent N400m per state, Buhari refused to give appointments –Saraki

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Senate President Bukola Saraki says the people of Kwara would not have been suffering today if they had been given enough federal appointments. Saraki said had Kwara people been given appointments, they would have been able to approve money for party supporters which would have eased their sufferings. The Senate President was […]

Retired Brigadier-General David Bamigboye, the first military governor of Kwara, dies

  NAN President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Bamigboye family on the death of retired Brigadier-General David Bamigboye, the first military governor of Kwara. The president’s condolence message is made available in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday. READ ALSO NEMA: 77,460 displaced, […]

Kwara State University lecturer commits suicide

A lecturer at the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, Dr. Solomon Osunlola, has committed suicide. The Director of the institute’s Public Relations Department, Dr. Isiaka Aliagan, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Ilorin, said that the deceased was a Lecturer 1 with the College of Agriculture. He said that Osunlola joined the […]

2019: My son not interested in governorship – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019. He said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja that it was untrue that his son was being groomed as the next governor of the state. According to […]

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 […]

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