Archive for: Kwara State

Suraj Oyewale: Memoirs of a newspaper boy (Y! FrontPage)

Suraj Oyewale: Memoirs of a newspaper boy (Y! FrontPage)

by Suraj Oyewale Then, I could discuss pre-independence and first republic politics with precision, from the London conference to the Operation Wetie crisis.  I savoured those moments. I started...

 

University VC injured as gunmen attempt to abduct female student

University VC injured as gunmen attempt to abduct female student

by S’ola Filani Some male students of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State recently stopped three gunmen from abducting a 200 Level female student of the institution. The gunmen had...

 

Joke Silva, Onyeka Onwenu, Gen. Gowon, Gov. Oshiomhole, others honoured at the Nigerian Centennial Gala in London (PHOTOS)

Joke Silva, Onyeka Onwenu, Gen. Gowon, Gov. Oshiomhole, others honoured at the Nigerian Centennial Gala in London (PHOTOS)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Joke Silva awarded at the event Headlining a weeklong chain of events in London to celebrate the success of Nigeria over the past 100 years, GLEEHD Foundation in partnership...

 

Opinion: But really, is Sen. Saraki a threat to Jonathan?

Opinion: But really, is Sen. Saraki a threat to Jonathan?

by Lawrence Okerinsola As earlier said, from recent gestures since defection, it is not difficult to assume Jonathan is politically worried about Saraki’s defection, one of one hundred and...

 

Why Bolaji Abdullahi was sacked

Why Bolaji Abdullahi was sacked

by ‘Jola Sotubo The sudden sack of the Nigerian Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has continued to cause aftershocks around the country. [READ: BREAKING: Jonathan sacks sports minister,...

 

PDP crisis: 20 out of 24 Kwara lawmakers defect to APC

PDP crisis: 20 out of 24 Kwara lawmakers defect to APC

by Oke Efagene The exodus of some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the oppositon All Progressives Congress (APC), seems to be far from over. Out of the 24 lawmakers in the Kwara...

 

PDP crisis: “When 27 people leave 270,000 more will come” – Tukur boasts

PDP crisis: “When 27 people leave 270,000 more will come” – Tukur boasts

by Oke Efagene The National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur, yesterday said the party already knew that the Sokoto Sate House of Assembly members would eventually...

 

Olusegun Adeniyi: 2014 and the Lazarus at our gate

Olusegun Adeniyi: 2014 and the Lazarus at our gate

by Olusegun Adeniyi The moral here is that we should stop pretending that the need of one so near to us is not our concern. To embark on an authentic journey of faith, we must begin to light an...

 

Tragic news: 5 children crushed to death in Kwara roadside accident

Tragic news: 5 children crushed to death in Kwara roadside accident

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Five young children in Kwara had their lives unexpectedly cut short when a car ran into them while they walking on the side of a road. Abdulfatai, Sodiq, Fatai Kososi,...

 

Ekerete Udoh: The G-5 governors’ merger with the APC – Matters arising

Ekerete Udoh: The G-5 governors’ merger with the APC – Matters arising

by Ekerete Udoh Let’s look at Rivers state- will the people of Rivers, jettison their next door son, and embrace a northern candidate simply because their Governor-Amaechi defected to the opposition...