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    Metro "We Are Saraki's Boys" - Video Confession Of Offa Robbery Suspects Emerges Online - Nairaland

    The Nigerian police force has released a video confession of one of the Offa Robbery Suspects called AY admitting that he works for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics [AUDIO] Offa Robbery Gangleader Explains Link To Saraki, Kwara Gov Ahmed [LISTEN] - Daily Trust

    Leader of the gang behind Offa robbery, in which 34 people were killed in shootings, explains his link to Senate President Bukola Saraki and Kwara governor Abdulfatah Ahmed. READ MORE HERE
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    Metro Super Cop, Abba Kyari's Squad Arrest ‘Most-Wanted’ Offa Armed Robbery Suspects - Linda Ikeji

    Two more suspects have been arrested in the deadly armed robbery attack in Offa, Kwara State, last month. This comes three weeks after the police circulated pictures of four suspects who were captured by closed-circuit camera of the banks that they attacked. They were arrested by the police...
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    Metro One Of The Offa Banks Robbers Identified As A Dismissed Police Officer (Photo) – Nairaland

    One of the offa’s robbers is a former police officer identified as “Michael Adikwu” he was dismissed by police in Ilorin for misconduct in 2012. Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Offa Robbery: Police release photos of suspects, announce N5 million bounty – Premium Times...

    The police have distributed pictures of some of the suspects of the deadly armed robbery in Offa, which occurred in Kwara State, last month. The announcement was made by Jimoh Moshood, the police spokesperson, on Friday afternoon. Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Politics Kwara governor appoints special assistant on Fulani affairs – TheCable

    Abdulfatah Ahmed, governor of Kwara state, has appointed Abdul-Azeez Muhammad as his special assistant on Fulani affairs. Isiaka Gold, secretary to the state government (SSG), made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Ilorin, the state capital. Read more via TheCable –...
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    Metro Offa Bank robbery: Names of victims emerge [See list] – Daily Post Nigeria

    A group, Kwara Must Change, says it has compiled the names of at least 14 persons murdered in the deadly armed robbery attack on banks in Offa Community, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State. Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro CCTV Footage Of The Offa Bank Robbery That Left Over 20 Persons Dead Surfaces Online - Linda Ikeji

    CCTV footage from last Thursday April 5th bank robbery in Offa, Kwara state has surfaced online. The video shows the robbers attacking the security post of one of the banks. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics Senate President Bukola Saraki Mourns His Late Father

    Senate President Bukola Saraki has taken to Twitter to mourn his late father on the 5th anniversary of his death. See what he wrote Dear Father: Today makes it five years since you left us. Although the years may pass, we still celebrate the legacy of your greatness, goodness, and...
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    Metro Building Owned By Saraki's Aide Collapses, Injures Three Persons In Ilorin

    A building under construction around Sulu Gambari way in Ilorin, Kwara state, allegedly belonging to Moshood Mustapha, Senior Special Assistant to Senator Saraki on Legislative Matters, has collapsed. SaharaReporters learnt that the building was an extension of Crystal House International...
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    Metro Islamic Cleric Exhumes Friend's Corpse For Rituals

    An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday has ordered an Islamic cleric, Babatunde Suleiman of Oloje area, Ilorin, for allegedly possessing human parts Magistrate Bio Saliu ordered that the defendant be remanded at Oke-kura Prison, Ilorin and adjourned the case until August 31 for further...
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    Metro Robbers Strangle Food Seller in Kwara, Steal Money, Bags of Rice

    A widow, Mrs. Florence Ede, has been strangled by suspected robbers on her farm in Chikanda, a border community in the Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. The deceased, popularly known as Mama do good, hailed from Enugu State and was a food seller when she came to the community in...
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    Metro Kwara Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

    The Committee of Unions of Tertiary Institutions (CUTI) comprising of COLAASU, SSUCOEN and NASU Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS) chapter has condemned the neglect by the state government of workers of its institutions. A statement from the group signed by its...