The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said furniture and other non-sensitive materials recently delivered in readiness for the 2023 general elections were destroyed in Wednesday’s attack on its office at Idemili South Local Government Area. National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC, Festus Okoye, said this on Wednesday in Abuja. […]

Professor Wahab Egbewole, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, has said that students of the school will be allowed to vote in the 2023 general elections without any need for the school to be on holiday. According to the 11th VC of the university, the higher institution of learning has made innovations with virtual […]

The Rivers State government has withdrawn its approval for the use of the Adokiye Amesieamaka Stadium, Igwurita-Ali, Port Harcourt, by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. LEADERSHIP reports that the State government had earlier approved the use of the stadium for the February 11, 2013 campaign rally of the […]

Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, has  replied the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, saying that he (Tinubu) always resorts to abusing and insulting people during campaigns because he has nothing to bring to the table for Nigerians. He also said that despite being insulted by the former Lagos State […]

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said there are “elements” in the Presidential Villa that are seeking the defeat of the ruling All Progressives Congress in this month’s poll. “I believe that there are elements in the Villa that want us to lose the elections because they didn’t get their way,” El-Rufai said […]

The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has expressed concern over scarcity of new naira notes in circulation. It warned that the unavailability of the redesigned nation’s currency posed threat to the standard of living of the people and the nation’s economy. The Chairman, State Council of NLC, Comrade Aliyu Issa Ore, […]

Members of the National Association of Proprietors for Private Schools (NAPPS) in Kwara state on today staged a peaceful protest over what they called exorbitant and multiple taxation by the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) The group, which has about 3,000 members, marched to the ministry of Education, Ilorin to register their grievance with a […]

Kwara State government is set to unveil 10 modern glass squash courts at the state’s stadium complex in Ilorin. According to the chairman of Kwara State Sports Commission, Bola Magaji, the modern arenas, which are the highest number situated in one location in Nigeria and West Africa, are currently being constructed by the state government […]

A Kenyan court has convicted a Venezuelan diplomat over the murder of the Latin American nation’s acting ambassador 10 years ago at her official residence in the capital, Nairobi. Report says Dwight Sagaray, who was the Venezuelan embassy’s first secretary, was found guilty of the killing of Olga Fonseca on July 27, 2012. Three Kenyan […]

A twin two-bedroom building and a self-contained apartment were razed by fire in Ilorin on Wednesday, destroying property worth millions of naira. According to the spokesman of the Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle, the fire disaster was reportedly caused by a power surge. He added that the fire burnt a building comprising twin two-bedroom […]

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