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Murder of Vulcaniser: Victim’s family, community await police investigation report

Murder of Vulcaniser: Victim’s family, community await police investigation report

By Ahmed Ajikobi The family and members of the Ago Ayekale community, Gaa Akanbi area, yesterday, informed this medium they are awaiting detailed police report on the alleged murder of 30-year-old vulcaniser, Sulaiman Yakub by men of the Kwara State Police Command. The deceased reportedly had life snuffed out of him around 8:40pm penultimate Monday […]

4 Remanded in prison for cultism in Ilorin 

4 Remanded in prison for cultism in Ilorin 

By Kayode Adeoti For their alleged roles in the recent killings in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, four suspected cultists: Kamaldeen Bello, Osusu Ayobami, Abiodun Olarinre and Christopher Ampitan were remanded by the magistrate court, yesterday. They were charged for criminal conspiracy, being members of secret cult and unlawful possession of firearms contrary to section […]

Sheikh Adam Al-Ilory, 25 years after

Sheikh Adam Al-Ilory, 25 years after

*Why he didn’t establish Markaz in Ilorin BY MUMINI ABDULKAREEM For many students and scholars of Islamic studies and knowledge, the last 25 years signifying a quarter of a century, has no doubt been one full of reminiscence of the efforts and contributions of the one many regarded as a revolutionary Islamic scholar of national […]

Anxiety, trepidation day I held brief for my boss – Abubakar

Anxiety, trepidation day I held brief for my boss – Abubakar

Gambari Abubakar is the lead counsel of Gambari Abubakar & Co in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. He had his Diploma in Law from Kwara State Polytechnic before proceeding to Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto where he had his First Degree in 2003. After he was called to the Nigeria bar, he had his pupilage with […]

The Limp side of IVTEC

The Limp side of IVTEC

With the state government taking delivery of equipment and training tools last week, one can safely say the International Vocational Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC) is super ready to commence operations. The State Governor, Alhaji abdulfatah Ahmed, indeed underscored this much after inspecting the delivered equipment at the Ministry of Education, Science and Human Capital […]

Joy of Christian-Muslim wedding among Egypt’s Nubians

Joy of Christian-Muslim wedding among Egypt’s Nubians

The attacks this week on Coptic churches in northern Egypt underline the dangers faced by the country’s Christian minority. But among the Nubians – an ancient nation that lives along the upper reaches of the Nile – Muslims and Christians mostly live in harmony. Nicola Kelly attended a Muslim-Christian wedding, celebrated discreetly after nightfall, in […]

Meet Kwara Super Perm Secs

Meet Kwara Super Perm Secs

Though they are career officers, they wield power and call the shots in the present administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed in Kwara State. These men and women discharge their duties effortlessly and are highly revered by colleagues in the state. Some of them also have direct access to the Chief Executive Officer of the state […]

Kwara 2019: Why politician must not succeed Gov Ahmed – Group

Kwara 2019: Why politician must not succeed Gov Ahmed – Group

Ahead the 2019 governorship election in Kwara State, a Non-Governmental Organisation has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state not to allow what it termed core politicians to replace Governor Abdulfatah come 2019. Governor Ahmed is serving his second and final term after his first election in 2011. The […]

Kwara PDP Crisis: Offa factional chair hints at Plan B

Kwara PDP Crisis: Offa factional chair hints at Plan B

By Kayode Adeoti In a bid to proffer solution to the lingering crisis rocking Kwara State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP), the factional chairman of the party in Offa, has reiterated readiness to unveil new plans if the party crisis persists. This was disclosed yesterday to Pilot Politics in a telephone chat with […]

Guber Race: I stand by Saraki’s verdict – Reps

Guber Race: I stand by Saraki’s verdict – Reps

Former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Information, representing Baruten /Kaiama constituency of Kwara State, Hon Zakari Mohammed has said he will abide by the final decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader in the state, Dr Bukola Saraki on the issue of the 2019 gubernatorial ticket. Mohammed was among gubernatorial hopeful whose names […]