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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has described the charges of treasonable felony and other counts filed against the detained Convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, as a mockery of justice.   The group said this in a letter signed by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare and addressed to the Attorney General of […]

As President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for New York, USA, to participate in the seventy-fourth Session of United Nations general Assembly, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated him, saying that he has no agenda and did not articulate any definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation. Recall that […]

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria has left the Monetary Policy Rate unchanged at thirteen-point-five per cent. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, announced the decision of the committee at the end of a two-day meeting held at the apex bank’s headquarters in Abuja. The governor said the committee also decided […]

The Nigerian army has stopped the work of international NGO, accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The army said it had warned the NGO, Action Against Hunger, AAH against “aiding and abetting” Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria. Action Against Hunger, which denies the accusations, says its “life-saving assistance” to […]

No fewer than eight students of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, have been expelled from the institution for their involvement in examinations malpractice. This was contained in a statement issued and signed by Mr. Daramola Olayinka on behalf of the Registrar and made available to newsmen.   The statement read that the Kwara State Polytechnic Authority, […]

The Kwara State Bureau of Land has denied allegations of illegal takeover of lands from customary land owners without adequate compensation paid to the owners. It described it as untruthful and misleading. The Bureau also called on members of the public to always visit the bureau on land-related issues to be able to know the […]

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the tribunal judgment dismissing the PDP’s certificate forgery allegations against him and upholding his election was a triumph of truth over falsehood and a sweet victory for Kwarans.   In statement signed by the governor’s spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye, the governor said the judgment confirmed the party’s long-held […]

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed belief that he will get justice in his suit against President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress. Atiku had sued President Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission, and the All Progressives Congress in the aftermath of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says the closure of Nigerian land borders for a limited period due to massive smuggling is already yielding positive results for the economy. The President stated this when he received a delegation from the Nigerian Association for Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture at the State House, Abuja, today. President Buhari […]

The Kwara state command of the National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has commenced sensitization on drug usage in the state with the introduction of a program tagged “know your child’s drug status”. Speaking with journalists at the NDLEA office in Ilorin, the state commander, Mr Umoru Ambrose said the program aims to identify […]

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