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What next after TIC extension?

What next after TIC extension?

After wide spread speculation that the Transition Implementation Committee (TIC) chairmen will serve out six months in line with the disposition of the ruling government, the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration last month extended their tenure in a move that has upped the debate of legality of the action from the opposition parties in […]

3 nabbed for armed robbery

3 nabbed for armed robbery

By Ahmed Ajikobi The Kwara State police command has arrested one Kabiru Adekunle and two others simply identified as Kazeem and Tunde for armed robbery in Ilorin penultimate Saturday. The three suspects reportedly robbed one Abdulganiyu Balikis while on transit from her residence at Odota to Oja Oba market within the metropolis. Balikis, a trader […]

Police arrests student for N150, 000 fraud

Police arrests student for N150, 000 fraud

Kwara State police command has arrested a student, Akudi Cludera of Aloyin street, Tanke, Ilorin, for allegedly defrauding  one Susan Frank of the same address to the tune of N150,000 The 25- year-old undergraduate of one of the universities in the state was arrested last Wednesday for the crime. Pilot Crime learnt that the husband of […]

No LG polls until economy improves – Kwara APC

No LG polls until economy improves – Kwara APC

…okays ambassadorial appointees By Kayode Adeoti  The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said the local government polls will not hold in the state until the economic status of the state improves. This is coming on the heels of calls from some quarters for the release of timetable for the […]

 2019: APC remains best options for Nigerians – Bolaji Abdullahi

 2019: APC remains best options for Nigerians – Bolaji Abdullahi

Despite the economic hardship faced by Nigerians, the national Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has noted that the present administration under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari remains the best option for Nigeria. Abdullahi expressed these views in Ilorin, the state capital while fielding questions on a special edition […]

PDP Crisis deepens as Sheriff, Makarfi engage in fresh war

PDP Crisis deepens as Sheriff, Makarfi engage in fresh war

There seems to be no end in sight to the crisis brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the National Chairman of the party Ali Modu Sheriff and the caretaker chairman, Ahmed Makarfi, engaged in a war of words again. This is coming few days after they reached an understanding to bury their differences. […]

CCT trial: FG, Saraki lawyers engage in shouting match

CCT trial: FG, Saraki lawyers engage in shouting match

By Kayode Adeoti As the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki continues, there was a mild drama at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja on Wednesday, as Paul Erokoro (SAN) counsel to the Senate President, engaged the prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Jacobs, in a shouting bout over a self-confessed attempt by the defense […]

Law supports wearing of uniform by enforcers

Law supports wearing of uniform by enforcers

In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN) Barr. Kolawole Kehinde Eleja speaks on various issues ranging from the operation of the Nigeria court to the brouhaha between the Senate and Customs Controller-General among other sundry issues. Excerpts: What will you say to the insinuation that the court has been hijacked […]

Day client betrayed me – Ismail

Day client betrayed me – Ismail

Since he was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008, Ilorin-based jurist, Abdulraheem Ismail has carved a niche for himself among his colleagues in the legal profession. In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, the 2005 alumni of University of Ilorin, Kwara State, speaks on his most theatrical day in court. It was a day I’d […]

2019: No directive on PVC distribution yet – Kwara INEC

2019: No directive on PVC distribution yet – Kwara INEC

By Daniel Ayantoye Following directive from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to distribute the unclaimed 7.8m permanent voter’s cards nationwide to their respective owners, the Kwara State chapter of the Commission has said it is yet to receive such order from the national headquarters. In a telephone chat yesterday with National Pilot, the Kwara […]