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300,000 PVCs Yet To Be Collected In Kwara

4 hours ago /
Nation 

About 300,000 Permanent Voter Cards are yet to be collected by voters in Kwara state.

Kwara State Internal Revenue Drops In Second Quarter 2018

20 hours ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The count down to the 2019 general election is already taking its toll on the internally generated revenue of kwara state as the internal revenue service says it recorded low collection in the second quarter of 2018.

Kwara High Court Threatens IGP With Contempt For Disobeying Its Order

1 day ago /
Judiciary  

A Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin has threatened the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, with contempt of court proceeding over his flagrant disobedience of its order to release Olalekan Alabi, the personal assistant on political matters to governor Abdulfatah Ahmed.

INEC Decries Poor Collection Of PVCs In Kwara

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner. Garuba Madami has described as poor the collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs) in the state as he noted that less than forty thousand PVCs have been collected and over one hundred thousand are yet to be collected.

Not-Too-Young-To-Run Act Not Enough Says Kwara Gov. Ahmed

3 days ago /
Politics 

The kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has observed that the not-too-young-to-run law is not enough to guarantee political space for the youth.

Kwara College Of Education Students Protest Non- Payment Of Lecturers Salaries

4 days ago /
Education  Nation 

The peaceful demonstration of the students of the college of education Ilorin, Kwara state over the alleged non-payment of their lecturers’ four months salaries turned chaotic on Monday as policemen forcefully used tear gas to disperse them.

Lai Mohammed Set To Dethrone The Saraki Dynasty In Kwara Politics

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammad says that he will not run for any political office during next year’s general election as he will rather work with stakeholders to ensure the success of the All Progressives Congress across the country.

Education Administrators Worry Over Students Performances In English, Mathematics

1 week ago /
Education  Nation 

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) in a recent report revealed that eighty three percent of its candidates in Nigeria failed the external examination which includes mathematics and English Language.

Kwara Gov. Ahmed Explains Exit From Apc

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Kwara state governor,  Abdulfatah Ahmed says the decision to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not for selfish reasons but to secure a better platform with abundant opportunities for the people of the state.

Rivers APC Excited By Exit Of Defectors

1 week ago /
Politics 

The recent defections of members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the People’s Democratic  Party PDP, on the floor of the National Assembly was long expected by some APC faithful in Rivers state, who said most of the defected law makers, did so because they have lost the party’s machinery in their states and are irrelevant in their constituencies.

Kwara PDP Defectors Burn Their PDP Membership Cards

1 week ago /
Politics 

Members of the Ilorin west chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have burnt their PDP membership cards. They also repainted their secretariat building to the colour of the ruling APC, all in a bid to declare their defection to the All Progressives Congress.

Kwara PDP Says Its Ready To Work With Saraki, Other Defectors

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Kwara State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed its willigness to work with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed to ensure that the party triumphs in next year’s General Election.

European Centre For Electoral Support Reus Lacuna In Nigeria’s Electoral Laws.

1 week ago /
Politics 

The European center for electoral support (ECES) has identified post-election crises to be more prevalent in Nigeria due to the alleged lacuna in electoral laws and lack of will power to enforce relevant laws on electoral offenders.

SON Confiscates Adulterated Sugar In Kwara

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has expressed concern over the importation of unfortified sugar from Brazil to Nigeria and has directed the standards organization of Nigeria (SON) to rid the country of it.

PDP Loses National Officer To APC

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) National Executive Committee( ,(NEC)and its only National Officer from Kwara State, Ahmed Yinka Aluko,  has defected to the All Progressives Congress( APC).

We Will Not Be Intimidated - PDP Tells APC

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wants leaders of the party to remain focused and resolute in the face of intimidation by the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Save Nigeria Group Protest Bad Governance In Kwara

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

A socio political group save Nigeria group in Ilorin, the kwara state capital has marched against what it alleged as bad governance, under development and bad leadership in the state.

Spate Of Defections Continue

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The last is yet to be heard of defections sweeping across the Nigerian political space.

Issa Aremu Joins Kwara Guber Race

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

A national executive council member of the Nigeria labour congress and general secretary of the textile and garment workers union of Nigeria, Issa Aremu has pitched tent with the Abdulrasheed Abdulsalam-led labour party, as he joined the governorship race to kwara state government house

We Are Not Distracted By Defections, Says APC

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it is neither distracted nor surprised by the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki; Governors Abdulfatah Ahmed and Aminu Tambuwal of Kwara and Sokoto states; national publicity secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi; and others from the party. In the first official reaction, APC said the defectors had the right and freedom to pursue their political ambitions wherever they desired. In the statement by its deputy national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, the party also saluted the resolution of the defectors to come open and declare where they belonged.


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