News - Offa

 

Offa Bank Robbery Suspects Deny Statements

2 months ago /
Nation 

Three out of the five suspects in the ongoing Offa robbery trial have accused police operatives of obtaining their statements through torture, intimidation, and fear.

Court Adjourns Offa Robbery Trial

3 months ago /
Nation 

The presiding judge of the Ilorin high court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, Justice Halima Salman, has adjourned hearing till March 14 and 15, 2019.

 

Offa Robbery Trial Adjourned For Definite Hearing Jan. 25

4 months ago /
Nation 

A High Court sitting in Ilorin has reluctantly adjourned the trial of the five suspects accused of robbing banks and killing 33 people in Offa, Kwara State last year.

Kwara Welcomes First Baby Of The Year

4 months ago /
Nation 

The first baby of the year in Kwara State was delivered at about 10 minutes past midnight at the General Hospital Ilorin.

Offa Bank Robbery Suspects Plead Not Guilty

5 months ago /
Nation 

The remaining five suspects in the Offa bank robbery case have pleaded not guilty to the five- count charge filed against them before an Ilorin High Court.

Offa Robbery: Saraki Accuses Police Of Diversionary Tactics

6 months ago /
Nation 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki says the response by the police to his call for inquiry into how the prime suspect in the Offa robbery attacks on April 5, 2018 died was a mere diversionary tactics aimed at evading the serious issues of human rights abuse, extra-judicial killing and politicisation of criminal investigations.

Saraki Questions Death Of Offa Robbery Suspect, Demands Investigation

6 months ago /
Nation 

Senate President Bukola Saraki has questioned the death of Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, demanding an investigation.

Offa Bank Robbery Suspects Arraigned In Court

6 months ago /
Nation 

Five out of the six Offa bank robbery suspects have appeared before an Ilorin High Court without the prime suspect, Michael Adikwu.

Kwara Gov’s Aide Files Contempt Charges Against IGP

9 months ago /
Nation 

The personal assistant on political matters to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Olalekan Alabi has filed an application before a Kwara state high court sitting in Ilorin, seeking to commence committal proceedings against the inspector general of police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris for contempt of court.

Kwara High Court Threatens IGP With Contempt For Disobeying Its Order

9 months ago /
Election 

A Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin has threatened the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, with contempt of court proceeding over his flagrant disobedience of its order to release Olalekan Alabi, the personal assistant on political matters to governor Abdulfatah Ahmed.

Lai Mohammed Set To Dethrone The Saraki Dynasty In Kwara Politics

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammad says that he will not run for any political office during next year’s general election as he will rather work with stakeholders to ensure the success of the All Progressives Congress across the country.

Abuja Court Restrains Fed Govt From Arresting Saraki

9 months ago /
Politics 

An Abuja high court has restrained the attorney general of the federation and the police from arresting or harassing the senate president, Bukola Saraki in respect of the Offa robbery incident.

23 Members Of The Kwara State House of Assembly Defect To PDP

9 months ago /
Politics 

Twenty three members of the Kwara State House of Assembly just defected to the People’s Democratic Party leaving behind the member representing Ojomu Balogun constituency in Offa Local government area, Saheed Popoola, who remained in the APC. He was the House Committee Chairman for Information and Sport but has been...

Saraki Meets Police Over Offa Robbery

10 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has met with a team of police investigators, investigating his alleged involvement in the Otta banks robbery.

Community Policing: Offa Builds Police Barracks

10 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The people of Offa community in Kwara state have commenced the construction of a Mopol barrack to provide enabling environment for police officers posted to the community.

Offa Bank Robbery: Court Grants Kwara Gov’s Chief Of Staff Bail

10 months ago /
Nation 

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday granted an interim bail to Yusuf Abdulwahab, the Chief of Staff to the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, in the sum of N10million.

Saraki Arrives NASS, Presides Over Plenary

10 months ago /
Politics 

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has arrived the National Assembly Complex where he is set to preside over Tuesday’s plenary.

Saraki- Police Invitation is a Mere Political Game

10 months ago /
Politics 

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has stated that the invitation to him by the Police to report to a station in Guzape over the Offa robbery investigation is a mere afterthought which is designed to achieve political purpose. 

Police Invites Saraki

10 months ago /
Nation 

Inspector-General of Police (IGP)Ibrahim Idris has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to appear at the office of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) office in Abuja over the robbery incident that took place in Offa, Kwara state in April.

R-APC Says Its Not Moved By Reconciliatory Overtures

10 months ago /
Politics 

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), a splinter group within the ruling APC says it is not moved by the latest overtures being made to its leaders, especially  The Senate President, Bukola Saraki.


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