Aug 3rd, 2013
By SONI DANIEL Regional Editor, North THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, vowed on Friday to take necessary steps to arrest and try former Kwara State Governor, Bukola Saraki, for several fraud-related cases. The commission, apparently peeved by the refusal of the former governor to h...
May 29th, 2013
by Wale Odunsi The nation woke up on Tuesday morning to the news that a police officer shot Ahmed Dayo, an (National Diploma) ND 1 Accounting student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. The student reportedly on his way to the campus to collect his identity card, sustained serious injuries after ...
Feb 7th, 2013
by Abdulrazaq O Hamzat When the railway first begun its operation some years ago, I was in Kwara state and noticed the train attracted so much attention due to the kind of publicity given to it by the then governor, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The governor at the time ensures there is so much awareness about ...
Jan 16th, 2013
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara is in support of the plan by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to purchase 15 additional aircrafts for the state owned International Aviation College. The Party’s state Publicity Secretary, Mas’ud Adebimpe, said this in reaction to condemnation from some political ...
Nov 14th, 2012
Second Republic Senate Leader and Waziri of Ilorin, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki is dead. The old politician gave up early on Wednesday in Lagos. Saraki who was fondly referred to as “Oloye” bestrode the political arena of Kwara State like a colossus for decades and until recently, he was the godfathe...