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NURTW seeks ban of okada riders, taxi owners associations

The Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Kwara Chapter, Alhaji Aliyu Issa-Ore has called on the state Government to ban the activities of illegal transport unions in the state.
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.

Lai Mohammed: Emir of Patigi’s death a great loss

The death of the Emir of Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar, is a huge shock and a monumental loss, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said.

Offa robbery: Community donates N700 million barrack to police

The Offa community in Kwara on Thursday handed over a N700 million modern Mobile Police Force (MOPOL) Barack to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, following the April 5 dastardly robbery attack on the town.

UNILORIN to begin installation of mini-refinery for biodiesel

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says the university will soon install a mini-refinery equipment for processing of Jatropha a flowering plant.
The Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, has called on wealthy indigenes of Offa in Kwara to redouble their efforts in ensuring its socioeconomic development.

Olofa of Offa tasks indigenes on communal services

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, has called on wealthy indigenes of Offa in Kwara to redouble their efforts in ensuring its socioeconomic development.

AMCON releases names of top 105 debtors

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has published the names of its top 105 debtors.

Security: Olofa wants more police presence in Offa

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, has called for the deployment of more police personnel in Offa to strengthen security in the town.

Governor Ahmed: Inclusiveness key to good governance, stability

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State says inclusiveness was critical to ensuring good governance and stability in Nigeria.

Offa monarch absolves Senator Saraki of complicity in recent multiple bank robberies

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoue II , has absolved the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, of any complicity in the robbery incident that took place in Offa, Kwara state on April 5, this year.

Offa monarch: We won’t be party to any attempt to disgrace Saraki

The Olofa of Offa, Mufutau Gbadamosi, says his people will not be party to any attempt to ridicule or embarrass Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Protests in Kwara over perceived attempt to implicate Senator Saraki

Youths in Offa, the town where the bank robbery of April 5 took place, held a peaceful protest at the palace of Olofa of Offa on Monday to decry what they perceived as an attempt by the police to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki in the robbery incident.

Union urges federal government to enhance security, surveillance in Kwara

The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) has urged the Federal Government to enhance security and surveillance in Kwara to curb bank robbery and other vices in the state.

Federal government vow to arrest those behind Offa killings

The federal government on Sunday vowed that those behind last Thursday’s armed robbery and killings in commercial town of Offa, Kwara state, would be arrested and brought to justice in order to serve as deterrent to others.

VGN: We counted 50 dead bodies after Offa banks’ raid

The Operations Commander, Vigilance Group of Nigeria, Offa, Kwara State chapter, Wasiu Adepoju, on Saturday, said vigilantes in the state counted about 50 dead bodies after armed robbers attacked and robbed five banks in Offa on Thursday.

Offa robbery: Senator Saraki calls for improvement on security infrastructure

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for general improvement on the security infrastructure of the country.

Ajimobi urges Olubadan to stay away from politics

Executive Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has urged Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan Land, to not mix his traditional seat with politics.

Gov. Ajimobi installs 21 new Ibadan kings in one day

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday presented staffs of office to 21 new kings in Ibadan, the state capital.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.