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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 […]

Now that the rain is here

Now that the rain is here

With Joke Adeniyi The heavy downpour and the accompanying windstorm yesterday, caused havoc in parts of Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State. Trees were fell by the strong wind and roofs of some houses were blown off. The rain left in its trail pain, tears and sorrow for victims. The ugly scenario plays itself out year in […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]