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2018-09-24
Kwara community wants late Bamigboye immortalised
The Omu-Aran community in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara has called for adequate recognition for the late Retired Brig.-Gen. David Bamigboye. Oba Abdulraheem Adeoti, the traditional ruler of the community and ...
'Kwara youths will ensure Buhari's victory in 2019'
Kwara youths under the aegis of All Progressives Youth Forum (APYF) have promised to work for the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. The group urged the Buhari administration to pay s...
Monarchs, PDP Leaders Adopt Abdullahi as Preferred Guber Candidate in Kwara
The gubernatorial ambition of former Minister of Youths and Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi in Kwara State on the platform of Peoples Democratic party (PDP) received a boost at the weekend as royal fathers and PDP l...
What makes Rafiu Ibrahim thick in Kwara South? By AHMED 'LATEEF
The re-election bid of the Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has triggered an avalanche of reactions on the performance of the legislator in the last ...
Okada Riders Declare Support for Dr Ali Ahmad as Governor
Over five thousands members of the Kwara State chapter of Okada Rider Association of Nigeria have declared their support for the candidature of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad as the Peoples...

2018-09-23
Kwara 2019: Abdulrazaq's vision in perspective. By Murtala Tajudeen
In Kwara State, the race for the 2019 governorship election is becoming interesting considering the array of gladiators, who want to succeed Governor Ahmed Abdulfatai. The current dynamics in the state, where kn...
Kwara 2019: I joined politics to meet the needs of my people - Hon. Oyekunle
An aspirant for Ifelodun/Offa /Oyun Federal Constituency of Kwara State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Gbenga Oyekunle, recently flagged off his campaign in his hometown,Igbaja. T...
Why I'll continue to dominate Kwara politics - Saraki
SENATE President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that he was not bothered by the scathing criticisms that have been trailing his political activities in recent times, especially from his home state, Kwara, by so...
Bamigboye: Nigeria has lost a refined officer, says Saliu Mustapha
A leading Governorship Aspirant in Kwara State under the All Progressives Congress, Mallam Saliu Mustapha has described the death of the first Military Governor of Kwara State, late Brigadier- General David Lasisi...
Kwara state needs state- led development of BAMIGBOYE era - Issa Aremu
The Gubernatorial candidate of Labour Party (LP) in Kwara state, Comrade Issa Aremu has urged the people of Kwara state to "reinvent statesmanship" as a mark of honour of the late pioneer military governor of Kwara stat...
Bamigboye: Nigeria has lost a hero, says Kwara PDP guber aspirant
A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim Ajia, has described the demise of the first military governor of the state, Brigadier General David Lasisi Bamigboye ...

2018-09-22
199 jostle for 24-member Kwara Assembly seats
A total number of 199 aspirants are vying for 24-member Kwara state House of Assembly seats in the 2019 general elections. Tribune Online gathered that the aspirants filed their nomination forms in the ruling ...
Press Release: Abdullahi mourns the passage of Bamigboye
Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the former Minister of Youth Development and Sports, deeply mourns the death of Brig-Gen. David Bamigboye (retd), the first governor of Kwara State who governed the state between 1967 and 1975. M...
CBN revokes Skye Bank's licence
It is all over for Skye Bank Plc in Nigeria after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last night withdrew the operating licence of the commercial bank. However, the CBN said depositors' funds remain safe . ...
2019: Group to mobilize thousands of Kwara youths for APC
The All Progressives Youth Forum (APYF), the youth wing of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state is set to mobilize thousands of youths across the state to ensure APC emerges victorious in the presidential, g...
Buhari mourns former Kwara military governor, Bamigboye
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Bamigboye family on the death of retired Brigadier-General David Bamigboye, the first military governor of Kwara. The president's condolence message is made av...
Kwara has lost another great gem -Shuaibu Yaman
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Alhaji Abdullahi Yaman Shuiabu, has commiserated with the people of Kwara State over the death of the first military governor of the ...
Bamigboye's death a sad loss to Kwara: Belgore
The passing on Friday of Pa David Bamigboye is a huge loss to the people of Kwara State and Nigeria as a whole. The death of the elder statesman comes at a critical moment in the history of our state as patriots are...

2018-09-21
Kwara Speaker Receives Rousing Welcome in Patigi
In his bid to clinch the gubernatorial ticket of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad, was given a rousing welcome in Patigi, headquarters of Patigi Local Gover...
2019: Kwara North APC elders forum calls for power shift
Political leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, under the aegis of the Kwara North APC Elders Forum, have said that it is turn of the zone to produce next governor of the stat...
APC governorship aspirant pledges to replicate FG's Agric initiative in Kwara
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Malam Yakub Gobir, has promised to replicate the Agricultural Initiative of the Federal Government in the state, if elected....

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