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Children reveal last moments, unfulfilled dreams of Sheikh Alaiye

Children reveal last moments, unfulfilled dreams of Sheikh Alaiye

KWSG, Bolaji Abdullahi, Speaker, others mourn … as Fidau holds, Thursday By Daniel Ayantoye How did Sheikh Abdulkadri Ahmad Alaiye died and how was his last moment on earth? Was there a premonition of his death and what were his unfulfilled dreams? These questions and many others were answered by children, students and close associates of […]

DSS arrests Suswam, ex-Benue gov with guns, keys of 45 exotic cars, 21 C of O, others

DSS arrests Suswam, ex-Benue gov with guns, keys of 45 exotic cars, 21 C of O, others

A former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has been arrested by the Department of State Services. Suswam was arrested over items recovered in cars in a building in Abuja, both of which are said to belong to him. According to the DSS in a statement by Tony Opuiyo, the search of the building at […]

FG to employ 350,000 graduates

FG to employ 350,000 graduates

The Federal Government has revealed its plan to hire 350,000 more unemployed graduates under the N-Power volunteer corps. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice-President, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement, yesterday. Akande said President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the appropriation of N157.75bn in the 2017 budget estimates for the N-Power […]

God has been partial to me, says Obasanjo

God has been partial to me, says Obasanjo

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has declared that God has been ‘partial’ to him. Obasanjo was speaking during a thanksgiving service tagged ‘Celebration of God’s grace at 80’, held yesterday at the Treasure House of God in Agbeloba, Abeokuta. He spoke about how he escaped death while in prison during the regime of Late General Sani […]

PDP lacks opposition capacity– Reuben Abati

PDP lacks opposition capacity– Reuben Abati

By Kayode Adeoti Former media aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has failed in its role as an opposition party in Nigeria. Speaking on a Channels Television programme ‘Politics Today’ monitored in Ilorin, he noted that the lingering crisis rocking the PDP has weakened […]

Kwara Assembly to approve N135bn budget size

Kwara Assembly to approve N135bn budget size

By Mumini Abdulkareem Kwara State House of Assembly will go ahead to approve the N135 billion budget size sent to the lawmakers by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed last year, National Pilot authoritatively gathered, last night. A top member of one of the committees saddled with the responsibility of working on the proposal sent to the House, […]

I may run for Presidency – Tinubu

I may run for Presidency – Tinubu

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has opened up on his presidential ambition. The former Lagos Governor said he will take a shot at the presidency when there is vacancy at Aso Rock. Tinubu was earlier considered as running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 general […]

Buhari: Some wish president dead to become Osinbajo’s vice – Shehu Sani

Buhari: Some wish president dead to become Osinbajo’s vice – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has alleged that some officials wished President Muhammadu Buhari dead so they can be nominated as the vice when Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is sworn in as President. Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, made this allegation yesterday. He spoke to newsmen after inspecting artefacts of Mallam Aminu Kano […]

Kwara BRT Scheme to gulp N230m

Kwara BRT Scheme to gulp N230m

By Mumini AbdulKareem and Matthew Denis The Special Adviser to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), Segun Soewu has divulged that the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme in Kwara State would gulp N230million. The mass transit scheme proposal is one of the decisions employed by Governor Ahmed to improve the […]

BoI gives N11.6bn loans to Kwarans, unveils Ilorin office

BoI gives N11.6bn loans to Kwarans, unveils Ilorin office

By Bukola Adama The Bank of Industry (BoI) at the weekend doled out a whopping N11.6 billion to businesses in the state. This is coming just as it unveiled its head office in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The Acting Managing Director of the Bank, Waheed Olagunju, who spoke on the activities of BoI in […]