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PMB, over 20 ministers miss FEC meeting 

PMB, over 20 ministers miss FEC meeting 

For the second time on the trot, President Muhammadu Buhari did not attend the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the council chamber of the presidential villa in Abuja. This is the second time that the president will be absent from the meeting since he returned from a medical vacation in the UK. The first […]

Babalola Aborishade, ex-education minister dies in London

Babalola Aborishade, ex-education minister dies in London

Babalola Borishade, former minister of education, has died in a London hospital after a brief illness. According to reports, the deceased was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was said to be lung and heart related. Borishade was born in Usi- […]

Reps gives police 24 hours to return budget documents allegedly carted from Goje’s residence

Reps gives police 24 hours to return budget documents allegedly carted from Goje’s residence

The House of Representatives has given the police 24 hours to return all documents relating to the 2017 appropriation bill allegedly carted away from the residence of Senator Danjuma Goje, who heads the Senate committee on appropriations. The House also condemned in strong terms, the invasion of Goje’s residence by security operatives on April 20. […]

Buhari hits back at Jonathan, says ‘corruption was uninhibited under you’

Buhari hits back at Jonathan, says ‘corruption was uninhibited under you’

President Muhammadu Buhari has hit back at ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan over his predecessor’s claim that the current administration is harassing his family. Jonathan made this allegation in ‘Against The Run of Play’, a book authored by Segun Adeniyi, chairman of the editorial board of THISDAY. Responding to Jonathan’s allegation, the Special Adviser to the President […]

Meningitis Outbreak: Nigerian death toll rises to 813

Meningitis Outbreak: Nigerian death toll rises to 813

Over 800 Nigerians have been killed by meningitis since the latest outbreak of the epidemic in the country 16 weeks ago. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this figure yesterday after the Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House in Abuja. Adewole said though the outbreak which started in Nigeria in 2016 is […]

Armed robbers attack church, cart away gun, laptops, mobile phones

Armed robbers attack church, cart away gun, laptops, mobile phones

By Ahmed Ajikobi The headquarters of the New Testament Christian Mission International, Salvation Road, Ilorin the state capital was around 2:15am on Sunday, attacked by unidentified armed robbers. According to an eye witness, the men of the underworld scaled the fence and tied the guards on duty with ropes before heading to the main building […]

Cultism: 14-yr-old, others remanded for allegedly shooting cousin in Ilorin

Cultism: 14-yr-old, others remanded for allegedly shooting cousin in Ilorin

By Kayode Adeoti The Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, yesterday ordered the remand of 14-year-old, Qudus Zakariyau and three others for allegedly shooting one Mumini Ahmed. According to police investigation, Zakariyau and his cohorts; Ibrahim Usman, Oyewole Michael and Shehu Alaya are members of Eiye confraternity who played active roles in […]

World Malaria Day: Saraki reiterates call for Nigeria to access $300m bond

World Malaria Day: Saraki reiterates call for Nigeria to access $300m bond

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the Senate’s call for the Federal Government to fast-track access to the $300million malaria bond. This was revealed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on the occasion of 2017 World Malaria Day, which has the theme, “Push for Prevention.” The Senate President […]

Upgrading of Kwara monarchs, imminent

Upgrading of Kwara monarchs, imminent

The upgrading of traditional rulers in Kwara State is imminent as government has already concluded plans to make it a reality as soon as the economy of the country and state improve. The Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed disclosed this on Monday during the sensitisation and advocacy visit to Bayagan-Ile and Igbo-Owu communities […]

Commissioner explains delay in MTS operation

Commissioner explains delay in MTS operation

By Daniel Ayantoye The Commissioner for Works and Transport in Kwara State, Alhaji Jamiudeen Aro Yahaya has disclosed that the delay in the flag-off of the Municpal Transport Scheme (MTS)in the state is not unconnected with the need to ensure quality and efficiency delivery of service. Speaking in a telephone chat with this medium yesterday, […]