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Senate receives petition over journalist killed during Shiite protest

The petition, which was brought to the floor during the start of plenary by Senator Abba Moro (PDP – Benue South), was referred by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kwara APC crisis deepens

Kwara state All Progressives Congress (APC) is in deep crisis. The executive members of the party have been factionalised by supporters of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed and Bashir Bolarinwa, APC on the other.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Hoodlums attack Kwara APC chairman for ‘frustrating’ governor

The crisis currently rocking the Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, deepened Tuesday, with an attack on the state party chairman, Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa, in Moro Local Government Area of the state.
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Ondo council poll: APC members protests imposition of candidate

Members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State at the weekend stormed the party’s Secretariat in Akure, the state capital, protesting imposition of chairmanship candidate on them.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Motocylist remanded for raping lady in bush

A 32-year-old motorcylist, Aremu Oriyomi, has been remanded in the Federal Correctional Centre, Ilorin for allegedly having carnal knowledge of one Tawakalitu in Shao, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has docked a former member of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Muhammed Adebayo, on a six-count charge of land fraud.

Ex-Kwara assemblyman docked for land fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has docked a former member of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Muhammed Adebayo, on a six-count charge of land fraud.

Kwara steps up response to polio outbreak in seven local councils

The Kwara State Government says it has embarked on vaccination against polio in seven local governments areas of the state in response to an outbreak.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor AbdulRazaq decries mass failure of Kwara students in UTME

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has decried the mass failure of students of the state in the just-released 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

Court remands herdsman for murdering two brothers

The Magistrate, Oluwabukola Oreoluwa, who did not take the plea of Usman, ordered that he be remanded at Oke-kura Prison Ilorin, pending legal advice from the office of the Kwara Director of Public Prosecutions.

Herdsman remanded in prison for alleged murder

Magistrate Mariam Yahaya did not take the plea of the accused but ordered that he be remanded in Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin.

Court remands herdsman over murder

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a herdsman, Sulieman Adamu, over alleged murder.

Election petitions tribunal receives 31 petitions in Benue

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal has received 31 petitions challenging the outcomes of some elections in Benue, its Secretary, Mrs. Deborah Musa, said on Friday in Makurdi.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kwara election: We lost one supporter, four stabbed – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said it lost one of its members in the course of the governorship and state assembly elections held in that state on Saturday.
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Kwara elections: PDP governorship candidate loses local government to APC

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara, Hon. Razak Atunwa, lost the governorship election in his Asa local government to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Elections: PDP collapsing in Kwara

Less than 24 hours after 2,500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party switched to the All Progressives Congress in Asa and Ilorin West local council areas, another wave of defection has happened, just days to the governorship election.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
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APC clears Senate, House of Reps seats in Kwara

The candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara won all the three Senatorial and six House of Representatives Seats in the state.

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Wimbledon will be cancelled – German official

Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the grasscourt Grand Slam this week due to the coronavirus pandemic, German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff has told Sky Sports.
The President of Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Kenneth Minimah, has urged private companies to support three tiers of government in promoting and sponsoring of boxing competitions and boxing tournaments in Nigeria.

Nigeria boxing federation favoured by Olympic postponement – board member

Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) board member Azania Omo Agege has stated that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the Covid-19 break is a bit of favour.