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Kwara NULGE chair’s leg amputated in India

Kwara NULGE chair’s leg amputated in India

BY DANIEL AYANTOYE The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Kwara State chapter, Comrade Yusuf Ayinla is expected back in the country in two weeks’ time after embarking on a trip to India for the treatment of his decomposed leg. Ayinla who informed this medium on Tuesday that his left leg […]

Buhari bows to pressure, suspends SGF, NIA DG

Buhari bows to pressure, suspends SGF, NIA DG

Almost five months after the Senate called for the sack and prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal, over allegations of financial impropriety, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday suspended the SGF indefinitely. The president also ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process against […]

Unmasked! Names of flat owners in Ikoyi property where N15bn was found

Unmasked! Names of flat owners in Ikoyi property where N15bn was found

The owners of the flats in the Ikoyi, Lagos property where the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)made a startling discovery of N15 billion are gradually emerging. Topping the list is the pioneer MD/CEO of Guaranty Trust Bank, Fola Adeola, who allegedly owns Flat 1A. Flat 1B is settled. It belongs to former Anambra governor, […]

WAEC: Kwara schools in alleged students’ exploitation

WAEC: Kwara schools in alleged students’ exploitation

By Mumini AbdulKareem Some Public schools in Kwara State are reportedly engaged in huge exploitation of candidates of the ongoing West African Examination Council (WAEC), National Pilot learnt, last night. In some of the schools in Ilorin West, East and South within the metropolis, it was gathered that candidates were mandated to pay N2,000 extra […]

At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world’s oldest

At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world’s oldest

Violet Brown, who celebrated her 117th birthday in March this year is likely the world’s oldest. She spent most her life cutting sugarcane in the fields around her home in western Jamaica. She attended church regularly, avoids pork and chicken. On Saturday, she is believed to have become the world’s oldest living person following the […]

Kwara N-Power participants protest non-payment, allege foul play

Kwara N-Power participants protest non-payment, allege foul play

By Daniel Ayantoye Participants of N-Power scheme yesterday took to major streets in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital in their large numbers to protest the non-payment of their salaries since they were engaged by the Federal Government five months ago. The participants who had different inscriptions on their placards such as ‘Pls pay our stipends, […]

As Abuja airport reopens

As Abuja airport reopens

After six weeks of closure, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja  came alive yesterday as airlines, ground handling, catering and other aviation industry allied logistic firms, mobilised personnel and equipment for the resumption of  commercial activities. To make it better, the airport’s runway rehabilitation was completed ahead of schedule. This reality has no doubt elated a […]

Court remands herdsman for allegedly chopping off farmer’s hand

Court remands herdsman for allegedly chopping off farmer’s hand

One Abubakar Heri was arraigned yesterday by a magistrate court sitting in Ilorin for allegedly cutting off right hand of a farmer, Laide Dauda of Kaiama Local Government, Kwara State. He was dragged to court for the attendance culpable homicide and causing grievous hurt contrary to section 230 & 248 of Penal Code Law. According […]

Security operatives arrests Boko Haram suspect

Security operatives arrests Boko Haram suspect

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Adamawa State has arrested a suspected Boko Haram member, Amos Hassan. Briefing newsmen yesterday in Yola, the state Commandant of the corps, Aliyu Musa, said Hassan was arrested on Tuesday at the Federal Housing Estate in Bajabure area of Yola. “He was arrested by our surveillance […]

Presidency announces plans to strengthen whistle blower policy

Presidency announces plans to strengthen whistle blower policy

Following the breakthrough recorded in the war against corruption war, the Presidency has taken steps to strengthen the mechanism of the Whistle blower policy, an official has said. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this development to State House correspondents on Wednesday in Abuja. He noted that […]