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Court convicts UNIILORIN student over accommodation fraud

A 19-year-old Chemistry Student of the University of Ilorin, Mr. Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi, was on Tuesday sentenced to Nine months imprisonment by an Ilorin High court for allegedly defrauding three students seeking hostel accommodation.

Court orders Kwara contractor to be remanded in EFCC custody over ‘N31 million fraud’

Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of an Ilorin high court on Thursday ordered a sixty-six-year-old Contractor, Chief Joseph Oluwole Komolafe to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office over allegation of N31M fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Former Kwara commissioner in EFCC custody for alleged money laundering

The immediate past Commissioner for Finance in Kwara state, Engr Demola Banu, was on Wednesday ordered to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by an Ilorin High Court over allegations that border on money laundering.

Court jails herbalist, others found with 11 human skulls, 29 bones

Justice Dusosinlohun Kawu of an Ilorin High Court, Wednesday convicted one local herb seller (alagbo), herbalist/ritualist, student and four others for trafficking, selling, buying and possessing human parts for money ritual.

Offa robbery: ‘Wounds on suspects’ legs not caused by gunshots’

Medical doctor in charge of medical welfare of inmates, Kwara state prisons command, Olaleye Paul Olasunkanmi, on Monday told an Ilorin High Court trying the Offa robbery suspects that the report of the medical examination on the suspects did not show the wounds on their legs were as a result of gunshots.
Lola Ashiru

Offa robbery: Senator-elect calls for unity, prayers year after

One year after the robbery attack on banks in Offa, Kwara, Kwara South Senator-elect, Mr Lola Ashiru, has called for prayers, unity and peaceful co-existence among the people of the community for progress.

Offa robbery: Absence of defence counsel stalls continuation of trial

Justice Halima Saleeman, the presiding judge of the Ilorin High Court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, has adjourned the hearing on the matter till March 14 and 15, 2019.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Appeal Court upholds Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s election as Kwara APC governorship candidate

Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday upheld the candidature of Kwara State All Progressives Congress governorship flagbearer, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, as the authentic candidate and all other candidates of the party that emerged at the primaries conducted by the Bashr Bolarinwa executive.

Offa robbery: 21 AK 47 rifles stolen from armoury – witness

One of the prosecution witnesses in the ongoing Offa robbery case, Hitila Hassan, said on Friday that no fewer than 21 AK 47 rifles were stolen from the armoury of a police station in the community.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Lai Mohammed: Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq remains Kwara APC gubernatorial candidate

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq remains the valid candidate of the APC in Kwara State, dismissing the rumour that his election in the party’s primaries has been quashed by a Kwara court.

Bashir Bolanrinwa-led APC exco in Kwara appeals court judgment

The Bashir Bolarinwa-led All Progressives Congress in Kwara State says it has appealed an Ilorin High Court judgment authenticating the Ishola Balogun-Fulani executive of the party.

APC: Ishola Balogun-Fulani-led Kwara exco remains expelled

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress says the Ishola Balogun-Fulani-led executive of the party in Kwara State remains expelled.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC insists Ishola Balogun-Fulani-led Kwara executive remain expelled

The national headquarters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Thursday insisted that its decision to expel the erstwhile Ishola Balogun Fulani-led Executive in Kwara State remains expelled.

Offa robbery suspects plead not guilty

The five suspects involved in the Offa robbery incident in which 32 people were killed have pleaded not guilty.

10 Kwara APC exco members resign

No fewer than 10 members of the Ishola Balogun-Fulani led executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, including the state Women leader, Ramat Oganija, and the state the Publicity Secretary of the party, Buhari Sulyman, have all resigned their appointments.

Offa robbery: Court summons IGP Ibrahim Idris

An Ilorin High Court has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it on Wednesday next week to justify the continued detention of Lekan Alabi, Personal Assistant to Kwara state Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed, arrested over the April 5, 2018 armed robbery in Offa.

Kwara PDP not aware of court injunction restraining executive – chairman

Iyiola Oyedepo, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara, says no injunction has been served on the party restraining its executives.

Court declines hearing of Senator Saraki’s contempt suit against Sahara Reporters

An Ilorin High Court Thursday declined to entertain application filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki against the Publisher of online newspapers, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.

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