The results released so far revealed some surprises and upsets across the country. For instance, the ruling All Progressives Congress in Oyo State lost the governorship poll to the Peoples Democratic Party. The APC candidate, Adebayo Adelabu, backed by the incumbent Governor Abiola Ajimobi, lost scandalously to his PDP’s counterpart, Seyi Makinde, with a margin of 157, 635 votes. While ...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) appeared to be heading for victory in Lagos, Ogun, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Bauchi States as results began coming in from the various polling booths.while the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Seyi Makinde seems to be garnering votes in droves. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was looking good in Adamawa, Enugu, Delta, Ebonyi and Akwa ...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said “Last weekend’s election is a direct contest between ordinary Nigerians and the elite, most of whom are rent seekers. Of course, the ordinary Nigerians have won!” ordinary Nigerians appreciate the pro-people policies of the present administration which, he said, is doing more with far less resources. “Overall, this government ...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that under an All Progressives Congress (APC) dispensation, Feb. 23rd of every year will be observed as the ‘Day of Liberation’ by the people of Kwara. ”I want to ask the incoming Governor of our state to, immediately he is sworn in on 29 May 2019, to declare Feb. ...
Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has condemned the dastardly murder of some farmers in Share, headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of the State by yet to be identified persons. Gov Ahmed, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, described the incident as unfortunate and unacceptable as no individual, or group of people, for whatever reason, ...
The Kwara State Government has said that it has reduced the N20bn bond it initially wanted to access from the capital market to N10bn. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed said in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, on Tuesday that the plan to secure the bond remained on course as captured in the 2016 ...
The Chairman and the Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, Hon. Ishola Balogun Fulani and Chief Bode Adekanye respectively have been kidnapped at gun point along Lokoja Okene road in Kogi state. This development have thrown the government and the ruling party into serious confusion as government officials and party members were seen in groups discussing ...
Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has commiserated with the families of passengers who died in a rail accident over the weekend at Jebba in Moro Local Government Area of the State. Similarly, Gov. Ahmed also wished the passengers who sustained injuries as a result of the accident speedy recovery. These were contained in a commiseration message issued on Gov. ...
Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has reiterated his commitment to enhancing and improving working conditions of journalists working with the state while assisting their counterparts to discharge their responsibilities as the authentic voice of the people and as a bridge between government and the citizens. Governor Ahmed gave this assurance in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, ...
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the suit filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State’s, candidate in the April 11, 2015 gubernatorial election, Senator Simeon Ajibola challenging the election of Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the governor of the State. In their suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/688/2015, the PDP and its ...