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Fayemi Mourns Passing Of Owo Monarch, Oba Olateru-Olagbegi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has commiserated with the government and people of Ondo State and the Owo people on the passing of the Olowo of Owo, HRM Oba David Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, describing it as a huge loss. Dr Fayemi in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode, condoled  with family members of the late monarch, who he described as a royal father with class and distinction. Governor Fayemi who described the late Olowo as a monarch who brought intellectual touch to the throne…

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Kwara Appoints Bologi New Etsu Of Patigi

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has approved the appointment of Umar Ibrahim Bologi as the new Etsu of Patigi in the Patigi Local Government area. The appointment was contained in a letter signed by Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Alhaji Saidu Habeeb, and addressed to the new monarch.  The letter read: “I am directed to inform Your Highness that His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 3 and 5 of Chief…

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Supreme Court Affirms Fayemi, Dismisses Ex-Gov Oni’s Eligibility Case

The Supreme Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday affirmed Kayode Fayemi as governor of Ekiti State. The judgment notice issued on Tuesday by the Supreme Court reads: “Take notice that the judgment on the above appeal will be delivered at 9.00hrs before the Supreme Court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja on Wednesday the 17th day of April, 2019”. “And further take notice that this Notice is deemed sufficiently served on you if it is delivered on your legal e-mail or/and telephone via this number even if same is not acknowledged….

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Corps Members’ Welfare Paramount, NYSC Tells Employers

…….. In Kwara  National Youth Service Corps State Coordinator in Kwara State, Mrs Tosin Ikupolati has declared that welfare of Corps members serving in the state remain paramount to the Scheme. Ikupolati made this known on Tuesday at the close of the 2019 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course for 2019 Batch in Yikpata, Edu Local Government of the State. She added that the set of Corps members have been posted according to their areas of disciplines and specializations across the 16 Local Government areas of the state. 2, 083 Corps members…

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Again, Judge Says Military Task Force Thinks They’re Above The Law

……..As Suspects Sue FG, STF, Demand N1bn In Damages                Two suspects being detained at the Military Special Task Force (STF) Headquarters in Jos, Plateau have sued the Federal Government and the task force demanding N1bn as general damages for breach of their fundamental human rights. Zakka Dung and Joel Sunday also prayed for an order restricting the FG and the STF, their privies and representatives from further arresting and detaining them for no just cause. The  Dung and  Sunday, were allegedly arrested by members of the task force on January…

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Court Remands 2 Friends For Allegedly Gang Raping 19-Year Old

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court in Kwara State on Monday ordered that two friends, who allegedly raped a 19 year-old girl be remanded in prison. The Magistrate, Monisola Kamson, ordered that Sodiq  Abdulrauf and Ali Ahmad, be remanded in Oke-kura Prison Yard, Ilorin. She adjourned the case until May 2 for further mention. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Gbenga Ayeni, informed the court that the victim accompanied her friend to her boyfriend’s house where she was assaulted and gang-raped. Ayeni said that the defendants and one Korani, who is now at large, beat up…

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Africa, Cradle Of 21st Century Peace-Making, Says Don

An International Peace scholar, Prof. Math Meyer, has described Africa as the cradle of modern 21st century peace-making. Prof. Meyer said this on Tuesday in Ilorin while presenting a book titled Connecting Contemporary African-Asian Peace building and Non-violence: from Satagraha to Ujamaa. His presentation was at the 2nd Public Lecture of University of Ilorin Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies (CPSS), with the theme: “International Trends in Peace Action and Peace Research: South-North”. Meyer, who is the Secretary-General of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), explained that no culture has a…

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Kwara Gov Inaugurates 25-Man Transition Committee

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has inaugurated a 25-member Transition Implementation Committee with a charge to put in place all necessary machinery to facilitate easy take-over. Speaking at the inauguration, Ahmed thanked Kwarans for their unprecedented support for his government throughout his two terms. The Governor also solicited support and understanding for the incoming administration towards achieving further sustainable growth and development for the state. Governor Ahmed charged the committee to ensure full liaison with all officially assigned representatives of the incoming Administration for the appropriate briefing on the…

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Kwara Women Cry Out Against Political Neglect

A gender based non-governmental organization under the aegis of Coalition of Women Associations in Kwara State has raised an alarm over attempt to marginalize and infringe on the rights of women in politics. The group is composed of professional women associations such as; Nigeria Women Journalists (NAWOJ) , Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) and Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN).  They also include Women in Taxation, Women NLC, Women Pharmacists, Women Bag Makers, Women Bead Makers, International Women Communication Centre, (IWCC), FOMWAN and WOWICAN among others. Spokesperson…

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My Govt ‘ll Serve People’s Best Interest, Says Kwara Gov-Elect

Kwara State Governor-Elect, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has vowed that his government would serve the best interest of the people in the state. Abdulrazaq made the promise on Thursday in Ilorin at the inauguration of the 80-member Transition Committee he constituted. “The huge margin of our victory at the polls suggests that our people are fed up with the status quo and want a new approach to governance. “We therefore have a historic duty to serve their best interest of the people and run a people-centred government. “To do that, we must…

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