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85 people killed Dalori attack

85 people killed Dalori attack

No fewer than 85 people have been confirmed dead in the Saturday night attack that took place at Dalori village outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The Commissioner for Health in Borno State Dr. Haruna Mshelia briefed the Deputy Governor and the GOC at the Specialist Hospital Maiduguri that 65 bodies were deposited at […]

Obanikoro gave $35m cash from Jonathan to Fayose for his election – Ekiti PDP Secretary

Obanikoro gave $35m cash from Jonathan to Fayose for his election – Ekiti PDP Secretary

The embattled Secretary of the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Temitope Aluko, has alleged that Senator Musiliu Obanikoro brought $35 million cash from former President Goodluck Jonathan to Governor Ayo Fayose for his election. Aluko made the allegation in Abuja on Sunday when he spoke with newsmen. He equally said before […]

Eulogies as Saraki’s associate, Akanbi Oke dies

Eulogies as Saraki’s associate, Akanbi Oke dies

By Abdulrasheed Akogun Hundreds of party faithful, family and well-wishers thronged the Omoda country home of the late chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Akanbi Oke, who died in the early hours of Sunday in Ilorin, to mourn his demise. The staunch political associate of the late political patriarch of Kwara politics, Dr. Olusola […]

KWHA picks holes in 2016 budget

KWHA picks holes in 2016 budget

By Mumini Abdulkareem Members of the Kwara State House of Assembly have picked holes in the 2016 Appropriation bill by the State Government just as the bill passed its second reading. According to the Deputy Speaker, Hon Matthew Okedare, during a debate on the budget at Thursday’s plenary, the budget should include funds for the […]

Anti-Corruption War: Judiciary my main headache, says Buhari

Anti-Corruption War: Judiciary my main headache, says Buhari

Far away in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said ongoing fight against corruption in Nigeria could be effectively tackled with the strong support of the judiciary. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said uhari stated this while speaking at a town […]

Share/Tsaragi Panel: Tsaragi Community drags Ahmed to court

Share/Tsaragi Panel: Tsaragi Community drags Ahmed to court

By Peter Moses No respite yet over the renewed clash between two warring communities in Kwara State- Share and Tsaragi. Reason: Tsaragi Community has dragged the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed before an Ilorin High Court over the Judicial Commission of Enquiry he set up to probe into the communal crisis, National Pilot authoritatively, reports. […]

Nigeria requests $3.5bn in global emergency loans

Nigeria requests $3.5bn in global emergency loans

Nigeria has asked the World Bank and African Development Bank for $3.5 billion in emergency loans to fill a growing gap in its budget in the latest sign of the economic damage being wrought on oil-rich nations by tumbling crude prices. The request from the eight-month-old government of President Muhammadu Buhari is intended to help […]

Nigeria will continue to guarantee the economic rights of women – Buhari

Nigeria will continue to guarantee the economic rights of women – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to guarantee the economic rights of women in the country. He made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Adesina said Buhari made the remark at the 26th Ordinary Session of the […]

JAAC: Kwara 16LGs share N625m for January

JAAC: Kwara 16LGs share N625m for January

By Matthew Denis The 16 Local Government Areas in Kwara state shared a total sum of N625,305,525.10 for the month of January. This was made known by the Chairman of Joint Accounts Allocation Committee (JAAC), Alhaji Demola Nurudeen Banu during the monthly meeting held on Friday at the Ministry of Finance, Ilorin. Banu who is […]

NFF makes admin reshuffle as women teams get new secretaries

NFF makes admin reshuffle as women teams get new secretaries

Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has appointed a new secretary for the country’s senior women team, Super Falcons in a minor reshuffle of positions in the Nigeria Football Federation. In the changes made, former Falconets secretary Mrs. Faith Anuge takes over as Super Falcons Secretary from long serving Secretary Ruth David who moves up as Head […]