• Soldiers, police take over Yidi prayer ground in Kwara

    Soldiers, police take over Yidi prayer ground in Kwara

    There was a watertight security at Ilorin Eid pray ground in Ilorin yesterday where the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed and Speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly observed their prayers.

    Various security operatives including soldiers, police, men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Department of State Security Service (DSS) flooded the praying ground.

    All the roads leading to the expansive central praying ground in Kwara state’s capital were manned by stern-looking security […]

  • Why I was absent at Eid-el-Fitr praying ground in Ilorin – Saraki shares reasons

    Why I was absent at Eid-el-Fitr praying ground in Ilorin – Saraki shares reasons

    The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday adduced reason for his absence at the Eid-el-Fitr praying ground in Florin, Kwara State for this year’s end of Ramadan prayer.

    Saraki was attacked by an irate mob last year September at the praying ground.

    His absence thus fuelled the feeling that he was avoiding another round of attack.

    But Saraki, who wrote on his Twitter handle in reaction to the story publish on his absence at praying ground, said:

    “A quick search […]