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Saraki: Police soft-pedal, seek response in writing; protests in Offa,  Ilorin

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris;  Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami and Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, at the State House, Abuja, presumably over Police face-off with Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki..

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Robbery scare rocks Ilorin

There was pandemonium Friday by 1130am around Post office, Unity and Taiwo, the commercial nerves of Ilorin the Kwara state capital as a result of robbery scare, forcing residents to scamper for safety, while shops, banks and offices were hurriedly shut down for businesses.

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PMT insists on speed limiters, opens Ilorin terminal

The Management of a leading road transport company,Peace Mass Transit,PMT,weekend,reaffirmed is resolves on installation of Speed Limiters in all its fleet to reduce the rate of auto crashes even as it commissioned its Ilorin,Kwara State capital terminal situated opposite ADP Sango Area,to ease difficulties commuters traveling to various parts of the country are bedeviled with.

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The ears of the Senate President

ALHAJI Lai Mohammed, the Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is ordinarily, a quiet, shy-looking man. That is how those of us who have known him over the decades see him. But as spokesperson of the opposition, he became so fiery and effective that under the Obasanjo administration, some feared for his safety. So I wrote a piece “Watching over Lai Mohammed”

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Of bread, cinema, photos and Ilorin reminiscences

I HAVE spent the weekend in Ilorin, after a week’s visit to Maiduguri. And that included my birthday, September 5th, which meant that, for the umpteenth time, I was away from my family, on the eve of my children’s return to school for the new session. When I tell my friends that I carry the gene of travel as a good Fullo, the fact that I always seem to travel just underlines the issue.

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