Kwara State

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 22nd, 2013
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By Okoi Obonla Obla It is amusing that the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP and the Government of Cross River State are obsessed with not allowing the All Progressives Congress, APC from participating in the Local Government Elections in the State scheduled for 21/9/2013. The Chairman of the Cross River ...
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Sep 4th, 2013
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By Frank Onuoha Many of us have been following judiciously the political crisis in the People’s Democratic Party and other ruling parties across the states. While some may be shocked at the latest developments like the emergence of a ‘new PDP’ led by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and seven gov...
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Aug 9th, 2013
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Former governor of Kwara State and chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described the newly registered All Progressives Congress (APC) as a real national opposition party and an alternative to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking with journalists in Ilorin o...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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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...
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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By HENRY UMORU ABUJA— CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki, yesterday, denied report that he was invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, to answer questions on his administration and Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria, SGBN. Saraki said he would not h...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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BY DAYO JOHNSON AKURE —THE Police in Ondo State have arrested a 47-year-old bricklayer, Damilare Olotu, for allegedly poisoning his wife, Mary, for being barren. The 45-year-old Mary who hailed from Kwara State was a trader and had been having running battle with the suspect over her inability to con...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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Nigerians are not happy. They are furious, enraged and mad at those representing them at the upper chamber of the nation’s sacred shrine. Ask an average indigene and he tells you ‘my eyes are very red, all in protest against underage marriage. The senate had reached a resolution to alter Section 29 (...
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May 29th, 2013
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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 ...
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Mar 14th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Statistics, according to Aaron Levenstein, are like a woman’s bikini bathing suit. While what they reveal is usually suggestive and interesting, what they conceal is even much more vital. That perhaps is the only way to explain the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) debate last week in...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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CHIKA OTUCHIKERE, Leadership A Nigerian Islamic scholar has told how an insurgent group based in Iran contracted him to spy on and assassinate prominent Nigerians including former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki as well as American and J...