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Ignore Message Of Kwara APC Governorship Candidate’s Withdrawal – Reps Member

A member of the House of Representatives from Kwara, Abdulraheem Olawuyi, has advised supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) to ignore a statement being circulated that Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, the APC governorship candidate, had withdrawn from the race. Mr Olawuyi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Saturday that the purported withdrawal of the APC candidate was the handiwork of the opposition. NAN reports that the APC candidate was earlier enmeshed in certificate scandal as he was said to have forged…

Governorship Election: States To Watch (2)

We bring you the concluding part of our preview of this Saturday’s governorship election. Kwara State In Kwara, Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, would be seeking to prevent the total collapse of the Saraki political dynasty by working to ensure the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wins this Saturday’s governorship election. The ruling PDP in the state fell to a shock defeat in the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly Election and Saraki lost his bid to return to the senate. The party did not win!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Kwara APC Guber Candidate Offers Free Transportation From FCT, Lagos, Other States

The All Progressive Congress, APC Kwara gubernatorial candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has offered free transportation to those who wish to vote on Saturday but reside outside the state. A statement by the Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq Gubernatorial Campaign Organisation said there will be free transportation to Kwara from the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Lagos, Ibadan and Minna. The statement further said those who are based in Ilorin and wish to cast their vote in their Local Government Area, LGA, will benefit from!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

After Saraki’s Fall, Is Tinubu Next?

Dynasties rise and fall. It is a natural order. But there are factors which precipitate the declension of dynasties. For example, the rise and fall of Chinese dynasties was influenced by changes in weather conditions such as drought and famine. When the people are starving and dying of thirst they revolt against their emperors. The eclipsing of Senate President Bukola Saraki in Kwara state reinforces the power of citizens’ revolt. Mass revolts through the ballot are still potent. It is evident the people of the state!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Reactions Trail Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim’s Arrest

Following the arrest of Senator representing Kwara South Constituency, Rafiu Ibrahim by the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react over the incident with the hastag #FreeSenRafiu. It will be recalled that the All Progressives Congress, APC had on February 20 petitioned security agencies over the gruesome attack on the party’s Senatorial Candidate for Kwara South, Hon. Lola Ashiru by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim-a serving senator. According to the APC,…

OJOKU KILLINGS: APC Fingers Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim As Mastermind

The National Leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC has petitioned security agencies over the gruesome attack on the party’s Senatorial Candidate for Kwara South, Hon. Lola Ashiru by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim-a serving senator. In a statement dated February 20, signed by National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu disclosed that the attack which took place in Ojoku town in Kwara South Senatorial District of the State has left no less than eight…

FG TO PDP: Don’t Throw Nigeria Into Anarchy

Do not throw Nigeria into anarchy out of your desperation to grab power at all cost ahead of the Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Federal Government has warned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed issued the warning while briefing the media in Ilorin, Kwara State, adding that Nigeria’s unity and survival override any party’s ambition. He said, “The ongoing attempt by the PDP to discredit the results of the yet-to-be held 2019 general elections is…

KWARA APC RALLY: We Have Come To Celebrate The End Of Bukola Saraki, Says Oshiolmole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomole has taken a swipe at Senate President, Bukola Saraki, noting that his party has come to celebrate the end of his reign. Comrade Oshiomole  stated this today , 11 February 2019 at the APC Presidential campaign rally in Ilorin, Kwara State. “Mr. President, We have come to celebrate the end of Bukola Saraki’s tenure. When I saw the crowd from outside, and I said for Bukola it is finished. I cannot wait till Saturday for Kwara and…

Seven Parties Adopt APC For Kwara Bye-Election

Seven political parties on Tuesday agreed to work for the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s bye-election for the Ekiti/Isin/Irepodun/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency seat of Kwara State. The seat became vacant following the death, recently, of Funke Adedoyin who had represented the constituency. The political parties were led by their leaders to adopt the APC candidate, Mr. Raheem Olawuyi, at a ceremony in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. The seven political parties are Peoples Progressives…
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