APC national leaders induced PDP against Saraki – Kwara chapter

Some national leaders of the All Progressives Congress and a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have been accused by the Kware state chapter of the APC of plotting against President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. A statement on signed by State Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Sulyman Buhari, however expressed confidence that the……

Kwara Assembly passes N160b Appropriation Bill

The Kwara House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the N160.9 billion appropriation bill of the state. The bill was passed at the plenary after the House Committe on Finance and Appropriation approved on the budget estimate. The budget, which was presented by Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed on Dec.29, 2016, represents an increase of N25.6 billion or……

With N254k salary, Saraki lodged N77m in account in one day –Witness

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki continued on Thursday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) with more startling revelations being made by the prosecution. A prosecution witness, Mr Samuel Madojemu told the tribunal that Mr Saraki made cash lodgements into his bank accounts to the tune of about N77 million, even as his…

FAAC: Kwara Govt. receives N2.5bn as February allocation

The Kwara Government has received about N2. 5 billion as its share from the Federation Account allocation for February disbursed on Tuesday in Abuja. The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Ilorin. The amount received was against……

Kwara Govt ban doctors from operating in residences

The Kwara Government has banned medical doctors from operating in their residences to save lives. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Atolagbe Alege, told newsmen on Monday in Ilorin that the government would henceforth sanction erring doctors. Alege explained that the act was illegal. He said that although such action has not been discovered, the……

Nigerian Senate Replies Amaechi On Approval of Foreign Loan

Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Abuja: The Senate today (Wednesday) directed Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi to withdraw the statement he made in Ilorin on Monday during the North Central Town Hall meeting by the Federal Government in which he claimed that the refusal of the National Assembly to approve the request of the government for foreign…

Islamisation Of Nigeria Is Not Possible – Lai Mohammed

The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has said the Nigerian constitution makes the dominance of one religion impossible and thus the Islamisation of the country will not be possible. Speaking at a town-hall meeting in Kwara state on Monday, the minister said the those accusing the government of Islamising the country were trying to……

Minister Kick-Starts Tour of Tourist Sites With Visit To Owu Fall

Segun Adeyemi, Kwara: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, kicked-started a tour of tourist sites in the country with a visit to the spectacular Owu Waterfall in Kwara State on Sunday. The Minister, who was accompanied by representatives of the local community in which the Waterfall is located, officials of the Kwara…

Kwara farmers bemoan herdsmen menace

FILE PHOTO: A herdsman in Nigeria Some farmers in Kwara say the menace of herdsmen on their farms are destroying farm produces and causing economic loss. Some of them who narrated their ordeals in interviews with newsmen in Ilorin on Tuesday said there was the need for the state government to intervene and control the…

Bandits kill aged couple, tie and dump bodies in well

Tragedy struck in the Tanke area of Ilorin when an aged couple who are said to be pensioners in their late 80’s were attacked by heavily armed bandits numbering up to three. According to the report by Vanguard, the bandits severally shot the couple and thereafter macheted them to death in their living room, after…

25 brides for mass wedding in Kwara

FILE PHOTO: Awon Mass Wedding Mr Femi Adebayo, the Special Assistant to Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed on Arts, Culture and Tourism, on Wednesday said 25 brides would participate in the Shawo mass wedding. The event, also known as Awon Mass Wedding, would hold on Friday in Shao, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara. Adebayo, who disclosed…