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Police Arrest Two Poly Registrars Over Certificate Racketing 

….two others sanctioned for monetary fraud The Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa Kwara State may be waiting for police report over its two Deputy Registrars who were linked with certificate racketing. The duo, according to sources, were arrested earlier in the year by a team of policemen who came from Oshogbo, Osun State when a cartel of certificate forgeries was nabbed. It was said that police investigations revealed that the two senior polytechnic officials were allegedly behind forged certificates of Offa Polytechnic found with the suspects arrested in…

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PDP Members In Saraki’s Base, Ilorin West, Defect To APC

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in IIorin West Local Government area of Kwara State yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Defectors were said to be about 95 percent of members of the erstwhile opposition party against the ruling  APC. in  the state.. Chairman of the party in the local government, Abdulsalam Sulaiman who made this known on Monday said this was to prove that this could happen even in the home council of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. During the defection. PDP members in the…

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Kwara PDP, APC Swap As Chairman, Exco Quit

 ……ex-PDP Chairman Oyedepo says sun sets for the party All members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State yesterday left the party to join All Progressives Party (APC) and the former Chairman;  Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo declared that sun has finally set for the party in the state. In what looked like a swap, all the members of the APC in the House of Assembly except one also dumped their party for the PDP on the floor of the House. Oyedepo in a statement jointly signed by him and…

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Kwara Gov, Ahmed, Dumps APC, Follows Saraki To PDP

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has finally decamped from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The defection of the Governor was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant (SSA), on Media and Communication, Dr Muyideen Akorede in Ilorin on Tuesday. “Following due consultations with the people and in response to calls by major stakeholder groups in the state, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed today defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP),” the statement said. According to the statement, Gov Ahmed…

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‘I Will Dump APC Soon’ Says Kwara Gov, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State on Thursday told supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he might be dumping the party soonest because the party had not met the expectations of the people. Speaking to a gathering of ‘stakeholders’ in Kwara State who assembled at the Government House Banquet hall Ilorin, Governor Ahmed declared: “ I might be quitting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)”. The stakeholders drawn from the Kwara South, Central and North Senatorial Districts had at the occasion chorused that he (the governor) should leave…

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Defections: Group Wants Oshiomhole To Sanction Erring APC Members   

A group known as Kwara Change Initiative (KCI) has called on the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to sanction members involved in the crisis preceding the gale of defections now rocking the party. This, the group said Oshiomhole would do by living up to the expectation of his teeming followers and admirers if only he could be “a man of little words but more of action” The Group in a statement issued while assessing the political developments in Kwara State expressed surprise with “the…

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Kwara PDP Not Served Any Summon, Says Chairman, Oyedepo

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Chief Iyiola Oyedepo has said an order of injunction of the State High Court restraining him and his executive as officers of the party improper because he was not served with any court process. Speaking in a statement signed bythe party’s Publicity Secretary, Dr Rex Olawoye,  Oyedepo said: “we heard as a rumours that an ex-parte order of injunction has just been issued against the State Executive of the Kwara State Chapter of the PDP by an Ilorin High Court….

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Federal Polytechnic, Offa Suspends Cult Members

Two suspected cult members who are students of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State have been suspended by the management of the institution. The students; Tajudeen Selim and Temitope Omotosho were earlier in the week paraded as suspected cultists by the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Police in Ilorin, the state capital. A statement signed by the polytechnic spokesman; Mr. Yinka Iroye had reported an incidence of forceful initiation by the suspects of an innocent student who reported them to the management. Iroye said the school promptly reported the matter to the…

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NUJ Commissions Model School, Secures TV Licence

National President of the Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Abdulwaheed Odisile in Ilorin, Kwara state capital commissioned a new block of class rooms of the Kwara NUJ model school. The project, located within the premises of NUJ Press centre Offa Road ,GRA Ilorin, was initiated and completed by the immediate past administration of Abiodun Abdulkareem-led executive with creche and nursery facilities. While the crèche section is expected to start operation immediately, the Nursery section is expected to start in September for the 2018/2019 academic session. This was coming just as…

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APC Fation Says National Sec, Abdullahi, Can’t Speak For Kwara

The fractional chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said that Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the national publicity secretary of the party lacked the morality to declare them a non recognized body within the party. Also, they said the national spokesman of APC falls short of rights to speak for the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) vis-à-vis their demands and complaints of marginalization in the APC. Speaking at a press briefing in Ilorin on Tuesday, the faction, led by its chairman, Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa said Abdullahi; an…

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