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The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Yoruba elders urge IGP Adamu to curb police brutality

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to combat the rampancy of brutality common among policemen in the country.

Elections: Lai Mohammed urges Kwara voters to ignore threat of attack by opposition

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has implored Kwara electorate to ignore the threat by the opposition to attack them during the Saturday’ Governorship and State Assembly elections.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: February 23 will be declared Kwara Liberation Day

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday said that February 23 will be declared as Kwara Liberation Day immediately the new government comes to power in the state.

Lai Mohammed: Kwara is free at last

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says with the outcome of last Saturday’s elections, Kwara is free “from a choking and pauperising political hegemony of a self-imposed dynasty”.

Ministerial appointment: Doyin Okupe deserves award in fiction writing – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as Minister as nothing but a fiction.
Bola Tinubu

Asiwaju Tinubu tells APC supporters to liberate Kwara from clutches of Bukola Saraki

National Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged the mammoth crowd and party supporters at the Ilorin rally to liberate Kwara from the clutches of Bukola Saraki, in the forthcoming general elections.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: Kwara will not bow to Lagos godfathers

Senate President and national leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki, Wednesday said there is no way Kwara State would bow to Lagos godfathers who are allegedly planning to annex the state in the forthcoming general election in the country.
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KMC: Kwara government responsible for political violence

Leading Pro-Democracy group in Kwara State, Kwara Must Change, has accused the Kwara State government of being behind the political violence in the state.

Elections: APC will return power to the poor – Rotimi Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, Director General of the Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is going to this year’s general elections to take power from the rich and return it to the poor in the country.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Lai Mohammed: Bukola Saraki lied over N10 million donation to victims of Offa robbery

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the claim by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, that he donated N10 million to victims of the April 5 robbery in Offa “is patently false.’’

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Family members urge Head of Service to quit over fraud allegation

The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, who confirmed being invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering on contract scam to the tune of N3 billion and duty tour allowance falsification and fraud case, is being pressurized by family members to resign.

IPOB members beat up Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

Some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), in Nuremberg, Germany, yesterday, attacked the former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

Bayelsa governor set up campaign committee to pick PDP guber candidate

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would on Monday August 19 inaugurate a campaign committee nicknamed Restoration Governorship election Primary Committee says the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso- Markson.

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.
President of EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker gestures ahead of a College Commissioners meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on July 18, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - JOHN THYS

Jean-Claude Juncker cuts short holiday for emergency gallbladder surgery

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has cut short his holiday to have urgent surgery to remove his gallbladder.