Suspected kidnappers abduct U.S. returnee in Kwara, demand N100m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a United States of America returnee in Kwara state. The victim identified as Muritala Adebayo, was said to have been kidnapped on his farm located at Pampo, Asa Local Government Area of the state, on Thursday, May 27. “We were all at the farm when suddenly we started hearing […]

Former Kwara state Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed released after two nights in EFCC custody

Former Governor of Kwara state, Abdulfatah Ahmed has been released after spending two nights in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. Ahmed who was grilled over alleged diversion of N9billion from the coffers of Kwara State government during his tenure as governor of the state between 2011 and 2019, was detained by the operatives of the […]

APC Spokesman Says Lai Mohammed Is Nigeria’s Problem

Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has reported that Lai Mohammed is the biggest issue for President Buhari. While responding to a statement by the Minister of Information and Culture, calling him a “impostor” Yekini Nabena revealed that the minister was the problem of the country. The Minister, […]

Kwara government Pledge 500m For Looted Shops

The  government of Kwara State  has pledged the sum of N500m to support business owners whose stores were looted by hoodlums in the aftermath of #EndSARS protests. The state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq made the announcement on Saturday via his Twitter handle. Abdulrazaq also shared a link through which the affected business owners can apply for […]

Federal Government Name 28 States Are Set To Be Flooded See List

The Federal government has warned Nigerians to get ready, stating that 28 out of the 36 states in the federation would experience heavy rainfall which might lead to flooding. This was revealed in a statement by Sadiya Umar Farouq, the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development. She stated that the 2020 Annual […]

Kwara seeks EFCC’s help to recover looted funds

Kwara State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Salman Jawondo, yesterday, sought the help of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to help the state recover looted funds. Jewando led a delegation of the Ministry of Justice on a visit to the Ilorin office of the commission. He said, “We know that the EFCC […]

Widows Of Slain Soldiers Set To Get Benefits

The Chairman of the Federal Government Special Public Works Programme in Kwara state, Mr. Oluwasegun Oyewo has revealed widows of slain soldiers are set to benefit from the scheme. Oyewo disclosed this as forms were distributed to recipients, he said the scheme is set to kick start by October. Beneficiaries, who were drawn from widows […]