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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 […]

Suspension: Why I’ll not apologise to Saraki – Ndume 

Suspension: Why I’ll not apologise to Saraki – Ndume 

By Mumini Abdulkareem Suspended senator and former senate leader, Ali Ndume, at the weekend provided more insight into his ordeal, vowing not to apologise to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to get reinstated. But Saraki’s media aide, Yusuph Olaniyonu told National Pilot last night in a telephone chat that it is only the senate […]

2019: When Kwara PDP converges for solution to lingering party crisis

2019: When Kwara PDP converges for solution to lingering party crisis

In this piece, HEAD POLITICS, MUMINI ABDULKAREEM looks at the recent retreat held by the Iyiola Oyedepo-led faction of the Kwara State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and whether there were some questions left unanswered by the gathering/amidst widening and yet irreconcilable gulf between the two factions in the state. The last retreat […]

Saraki replies critics, says senators don’t share constituency funds

Saraki replies critics, says senators don’t share constituency funds

Senate President and chairman of National Assembly, Dr Bukola Saraki, weekend in Ilorin reacted to the argument generated by the issue of constituency project in the country. Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo among other governors and politicians in the country have had a ceaseless attach on the senate over the constituency project funds alleging that it […]

Ahead Kwara LG Poll: PDP, LP others insist on conduct of election this year

Ahead Kwara LG Poll: PDP, LP others insist on conduct of election this year

By Kayode Adeoti The opposition parties in Kwara state has insisted on the conduct of local government elections in the state even as they reiterated strong commitment to present credible candidates for the various positions in the poll Among the political parties who have called on the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to speed up […]

Drama as protesters stone Gov, senator, reps, others in APC rally

Drama as protesters stone Gov, senator, reps, others in APC rally

Abu Ibrahim, the senator representing Katsina South, and Amiru Tukur, the member representing Bakori/Danja Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives narrowly escaped mob action at a political event organised by the Katsina State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday in Funtua. Reports said it took a combined team of security personnel to rescue notable […]

 240,000 unclaimed PVCs in Kwara – INEC

 240,000 unclaimed PVCs in Kwara – INEC

…as commission begins distribution this month By Kayode Adeoti The Kwara State chapter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said there were two hundred and forty thousand (240,000) unclaimed Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) by their respective owners in the state. The commission however reiterated readiness to kick start distribution of the yet-to-be collected […]

 KWSG allays fears on LG polls, TIC extension

 KWSG allays fears on LG polls, TIC extension

The Kwara State government has allayed fears expressed by some people in the state over the forthcoming local government election and the extension of the tenure of Transition Implementation Committee (TIC) for another three months. According to the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electoral Matters, Hajia Halimat Ejide Balogun, the government is very well […]