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2019: Saraki furious over alleged guber moves of MM, Baraje, Speaker, Zakari, others

2019: Saraki furious over alleged guber moves of MM, Baraje, Speaker, Zakari, others

By Mumini Abdulkareem Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State and Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki was purportedly furious over the alleged gubernatorial moves of some politicians in the state for 2019. Saraki, National Pilot gathered last night, reportedly expressed strong reservations over the issue during a meeting with APC members […]

Controversy trails death of former Osun gov, Adeleke

Controversy trails death of former Osun gov, Adeleke

By Mumini Abdulkareem Controversy last night trailed the death of former Osun State governor, Isiaka Adeleke. The three-term Senator currently representing Osun West Senatorial district having won the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2015 died on Sunday at Bikets Hospital in Oshogbo, the state capital after reportedly suffering a heart attack according […]

Adeleke’s death: Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Aregbesola, Ooni, others mourn 

Adeleke’s death: Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Aregbesola, Ooni, others mourn 

President Muhammdu Buhari has condoled the family, the people of Osun State and members of the National Assembly on the demise of Senator Adeleke. In reaction to the tragic incident, Buhari through his Special Adviser on Media, Femi Adesina, said the demise of Adeleke will leave a vacuum in the National Assembly. He added that […]

WAEC: Ministry summons ANCOPSS boss over alleged exploitation

WAEC: Ministry summons ANCOPSS boss over alleged exploitation

By Mumini Abdulkareem The Kwara state Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development last week summoned the chairperson of the All Nigerian Confederation of Secondary School Principals (ANCOPSS) over alleged exploitation of students in the ongoing West African Secondary Examination (WAEC) by some administrators. National Pilot had reported last week that some principals asked students […]

Police storm Oke-Ero over Egungun festival fracas 

Police storm Oke-Ero over Egungun festival fracas 

By Mumini Abdulkareem Men of the Kwara State police command on Friday stormed Odo-Owa in Oke-Ero Local Government of the state, following the fracas that had engulfed the community over the celebration of a masquerade (Egungun) festival, National Pilot has learnt. The police SIB team allegedly at the instance of the Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Olusola […]

Disquiet as signpost dissociating Moro from Emirate surfaces in Shao 

Disquiet as signpost dissociating Moro from Emirate surfaces in Shao 

By Mumini Abdulkareem There was disquiet in Ilorin, yesterday over the emergence of a signpost dissociating Moro local government from Ilorin Emirate. The picture of the signpost sighted by this medium with the inscription “Welcome to Shao, Ilee Awon Omo Odua, no emirate here, no emirate in Moro local government please, Shao awon-ga omo onibu […]

Angry mob demolishes alleged ritualists’ den in Ilorin

Angry mob demolishes alleged ritualists’ den in Ilorin

By Ahmed Ajikobi There was bedlam yesterday as angry residents of Kokorokan Street, Abata Suban in Ita Kudimo, Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State pulled down an alleged ritualists’ den in the area. Also, a suspected ritualist simply identified as Wasiu Iseoluwa was caught in the act with human parts and lifeless baby […]

It time to sacrifice Babachir for Nigeria’s unity – NCP chair

It time to sacrifice Babachir for Nigeria’s unity – NCP chair

By Kayode Adeoti The People Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in the country, Ken Olugbo has said that the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami is incompetent in his legal advice to the President Muhammadu Buhari. Giving reason to his position, he said AGF should have advised the Presidency to suspend the Secretary to Government of […]

LG Poll: Fagbemi led-faction concludes tour, today

LG Poll: Fagbemi led-faction concludes tour, today

As part of the preparation for the forthcoming local government election in Kwara state, the factional chairman of People Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Sunday Fagbemi has said yesterday that his camp will conclude sensitisation for election schedule tour today. Fagbemi noted that his faction will be holding meeting with the stakeholders of the party in order to […]

Kwara TAMPAN mourns Olumide Bakare

Kwara TAMPAN mourns Olumide Bakare

…Oga Bello, Saheed Balogun, Dan Kazeem, others recount encounter with veteran actor By Daniel Ayantoye The Kwara State Chapter of Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has expressed grief over the demise of veteran actor, Olumide Bakare. The popular actor who died at the age of 65 in the early hours of Saturday was […]