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January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 614

January 13, 2019 5:18 PM Saraki reacts to attack on his residence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the attack on his Agbaji Ilorin family residence by thugs. DAILY POST had reported that political thugs reportedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Sunday attacked the Agbaji Ilorin family residence of Saraki. They opened fire on residents of the area, wounding at least 11 persons 126

December 28, 2018 6:39 PM APC: Lai Mohammed speaks on controversy over Kwara guber candidate, lambasts Saraki

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the teeming supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara that Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq is the authentic governorship candidate of the party in the state. The minister, who is the leader of APC in Kwara, gave the assurance on Friday in Ilorin after a meeting with the state’s 77

December 24, 2018 8:08 PM PDP faction opposed to Saraki emerges

A new faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opposed to the leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki, has emerged in Kwara state. “PDP as you are aware was in safe hands until it was forcefully hijacked by some marauders for a price. The principle on which the party stands cannot be easily eroded by those who took over her reigns just overnight 102

December 20, 2018 12:25 PM Kwara APC crisis: Party chieftain tells members what to do despite court ruling

Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State, have been told to remain calm and continue to work for the success of the party. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, a chieftain of the party in the state, Dr Rex Olawoye, made the appeal in Ilorin on Thursday while reacting to an Ilorin High Court judgment declaring Alhaji Ishola 96

December 19, 2018 8:46 PM APC crisis: Kwara court recognises Balogun-Fulani-led faction

A Kwara State High Court has recognised the executive committee of the Ishola Balogun-Fulani faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. The judgement read by Justice T.S. Umar, on Wednesday held that the purported dissolution of the executive committee of the APC led by Balogun-Fulani was illegal, null and void. The court also held that, as at today 71

December 5, 2018 12:11 PM Dogara swears in three APC lawmakers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sworn in three lawmakers elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the House. The oath of office was administered on the new lawmakers by the Speaker on Wednesday. The new members are: Yusuf Nuhu (Bauchi, Toro Federal Constituency), Tunji Olawuyi (Kwara, Irepodun/Isin/Oke 81

November 27, 2018 3:43 PM Kwara State pioneer Speaker, Shehu Usman is dead

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday announced the demise of its pioneer Speaker, Alhaji Shehu Usman. Usman, who hailed from Lafiagi in Edu Local Government Area of the State, was the Speaker of the House from 1979 to 1983. According to Shuaib Abdulkadir (PDP Patigi) who informed the House of Usman’s death, said the former Speaker died on Monday 52

November 20, 2018 2:06 PM Maulud: Pray for successful, peaceful elections in 2019 – Gov Ahmed, Lalong tells Nigerians

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has called on Muslims in Nigeria to pray fervently for peace to reign supreme during the 2019 general elections. Ahmed made the call in his Maulid message to the people of the state on Tuesday in Ilorin. The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Abdulwahab Oba to NAN congratulated Muslim faithful 60

November 18, 2018 6:18 AM APC vs PDP: Saraki speaks on viral audio, receiving ‘benefits’ from Tinubu

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has revealed those responsible for ‘doctored ‘viral audio which recently appeared online that he allegedly spent millions campaigning for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2015 election. In the alleged audio, Saraki was heard saying he is angry with Buhari because he was not compensated and has not benefited from the APC government 60