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Restraining orders: EFCC drags Justice Taiwo before NJC, writes chief judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dragged a Federal High Court judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, before the National Judicial Council (NJC) for granting similar injunctions stopping the probe of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and that of Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.

Police arrest six over poisonous ponmo in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has raised the alarm over large quantities of poisonous cow skins popularly known as ponmo in Lagos markets.

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.
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2000 PDP members defect to APC in Kwara

No fewer than 2000 members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state on Sunday defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Traffic gridlock hits Ilorin ahead of President Buhari’s visit

There is traffic gridlock on major roads in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state, ahead of the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari, for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.

Bet agents lament low patronage in Ilorin

Bet agents in Ilorin on Tuesday have lamented low patronage by customers in their betting shops.

Kwara teachers threaten strike over unpaid four months salaries

Teachers in both primary and secondary schools in Kwara State have threatened not to resume next week Monday if the four months unpaid salaries being owed them are not paid by the state government.

Pro-Buhari group rally in Ilorin, demand Senator Saraki’s resignation

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, staged a rally round the streets of Ilorin, Kwara State capital, for the better part of Thursday morning to drum support for his reelection in 2019.

Court remands banker in prison over alleged N2.9 million fraud

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 32-year-old banker, Oyeyemi Mashood, in prison for allegedly defrauding customers of N2,972,000.

Court strikes out N9.8 million fraud case against bizman

A case of N9.8 million fraud preferred against a businessman, Abayomi Arodu, has been struck out by an Ikeja Magistrate Court presided over by Mrs T. Akanni.

Federal govt queries EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu, Festus Keyamo over corruption charges against CCT...

The Federal Government has issued a query to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, over the corruption charges filed against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Yakubu Umar, in the name of government.

2019: Cleric caution politicians against do-or-die politics

Pastor John Kayode of Disciples Church, Taiwo, Ilorin, has cautioned politicians against win at all cost mentality as 2019 election draws near.

Police arrest 10 over New Year Eve attack in Ilorin

Kwara State police command has arrested ‎10 persons in connection with suspected attack on religious worshippers during new year eve in the Ilorin metropolis.

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