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The Kwara state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Ilorin, has fixed June 13 and 14 to commence trial in the PDP’s petition challenging the declaration of AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as the state’s Governor-elect. The PDP claimed the Governor-elect does not have the secondary school leaving certificate, which is the legal prerequisite for anyone running for […]

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration. Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, announced the holiday in a statement quoting the minister on Wednesday in Abuja. The Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau(Rtd), who made the declaration on behalf […]

The Kwara State Government has denied social media claims purportedly attributed to the former Managing Director of Harmony Holdings Limited, (HHL) Dr Shehu Kuranga Mohammed alleging corrupt practices concerning state government properties managed by the company. In a statement, the state government said the claims of corruption at HHL involving management of state-owned property are […]

Despite assurances of availability of Premium Motor Spirit by Federal Government, many petrol stations in Osun were not selling the product, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A NAN correspondent who went round the Osun State capital and its environs on Sunday reports that many of the petrol stations were under lock and key. […]

The Kwara Governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has commiserated with the Muslim community in Pategi over the death of the Chief Imam of the emirate, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi. Abdulrazaq, in a condolence message signed by his Media Aide, Rafiu Ajakaye, in Ilorin on Sunday, declared that “death of religious leaders depletes our spirituality.” “It is in fact […]

Serving and elected Senetors in Niger under the platform of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), on Saturday endorsed Sen. Ahmed Lawan for the ninth senate president seat. The endorsement was contained in a statement issued in Minna and signed by three senators, Mohammed Sani Musa – Niger East, Sabi Abdullahi – Niger North and […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged candidates for the 2019 UTME to adhere strictly to the printing order of their examination slips, to avoid unnecessary issues. This is contained in the board’s weekly bulletin tagged ‘JAMBULLETIN’, by the Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, and issued in Lagos. According to the […]

Some elders and youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oke-Ero Lcal Government in Kwara have kicked against the 80 man transition committee named by the governor-elect of Kwara, Mr Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq. Mr Dele Aworinde, leader of the elders and Femi David, the youth leader, both indigenes of Oke-Ero in Kwara made the call […]

Nigerian celebrities have expressed their condolences on the death of actor LinChung Duke Oliver, an actor in the hilarious sitcom comedy, ‘Do Good’ . The celebrities including Kate Henshaw, Uzor Osimkpa, Junior Pope, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Chioma Akpotha, Iretiola Doyle, Vivian Ada Ameh Ejike, also paid tributes to their departed colleague. The two leading movie […]

Mrs Stella Ajige, the Managing Director, SKDC Global Links Ltd and Chief Coordinator of Nasarawa Entrepreneur Summit (NES) has said that no fewer than 1000 entrepreneurs were billed to participate in the second edition of NES in the state. Ajige told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lafia that summit would hold […]