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Kwara PDP Suspends 6 Party Chieftains

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The Kwara State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday announced the suspension of six of its prominent members in the State. The suspension order is contained in a statement jointly signed by the state Chairman of the party, Akogun Iyiola-Oyedepo and Secretary, Barrister Yusuf. It gave the names …

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Kwara Set To Build Own Computer Village

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The Kwara State governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has performed the groundbreaking of Harmony Hub (Computer Village) in Ilorin, the state capital. At the event, Governor Ahmed said the Computer Village when fully operational would directly employ about six hundred youths in addition with the hundreds of indirect jobs that would be created during …

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PDP Faction Takes Over Party Secretariat In Kwara

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A factional Chairman of the PDP in Kwara State, Sunday Fagbemi, on Monday led some of his sympathizers to take over the party’s secretariat on Asa Dam Road in Ilorin. Members of the party, who are loyal to the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of PDP, had stormed the secretariat early …

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NULGE Demands Refund Of N33.6bn Illegally Deducted By Kwara State Govt

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The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), in Kwara State, has demanded the refund of N33.6 billion the state Government deducted from the 16 Local Governments’ statutory allocations for 84 months. The NULGE State Secretary, Mr Afolabi Abayomi made the demand while speaking to reporters in Ilorin on Sunday. …

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Kwara Govt Seals 88 Illegal Schools

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Kwara Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Alhaji Musa Yeketi, on Thursday said the government has shut eighty-eight illegal schools in two months. Delivering his address at the 2016 Day of the National Association of Proprietors of Private School, (NAPPS), Alh. Yeketi threatened to shut more such schools in …

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Fire Destroys Saraki Market In Ilorin

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The popular Saraki Market, in Ita-Ama, Ilorin the Kwara State capital was on Wednesday gutted by fire destroying goods worth several millions of naira. The Kwara State Fire Service Public Relations Officer, Malam Mohammed Kazeem, who confirmed the incident said the fire could have been caused by an electrical spark. He added …

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Gov. Ahmed Flags Off Construction Of N3.7bn Underpass In Ilorin

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State yesterday flagged off the construction of the N3.7billion Garin-Alimi Split Diamond Underpass in Ilorin as part of efforts to decongest traffic in the state capital. Speaking at the flag off, Ahmed said the project, to be funded through the newly launched Kwara State Infrastructure …

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Gov Ahmed To Launch Kwara State Infrastructure Development Fund Today

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The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed will  officially launch the state Infrastructure Development Fund (IFK) today. Alhaji Abdulwahab Yusuf, the alternate Chairman of the IFK Implementation Committee, revealed this in a statement while speaking with reporters on Sunday. He added that the governor will also sign an agreement with the …

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Kwara Shut 10 Sub-Standard Private Schools

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The Kwara State Government on Friday said it had closed down 10 private schools built with wooden slabs and operating without due authorization from the state government. Hajia Zainab Bello, the Director, Quality Assurance Bureau of the Kwara Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, told the News Agency of …

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Civil Defence Operatives Uncovers Illegal Engine Oil Factories In Kwara

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The Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday uncovered illegal factories where adulterated engine oil is refined and packaged in Ilorin, the state capital. The state commandant of the NSCDC, Mr. Pedro Ideba, while speaking with newsmen said 42 persons, including staff and kingpins in …

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Recession: Vice President Holding crucial Meeting With State Governors

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In a view to find a lasting solution to the economic crisis ravaging the country, the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo is currently holding an extremely important meeting with Nigerian governors. The meeting started at about 11 am at the Council of Chamber, with 23 state governors in attendance and …

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Ex-Nitel Manager, Others Paraded By NSCDC For Illegal Sale OF Company Property

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Kwara State has arrested a former Territorial Manager of the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, Nitel,Mr Benedict Uwulekhue, 62, alongside eleven others over allegations of vandalism, criminal conspiracy and illegal sale of the telecommunication company’s equipment. The State Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Pedro Ideba, …

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Kwara State Raises Monthly IGR To N1.5bn

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The Kwara State government has announced the increase of its monthly Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, to N1.5 billion Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) monthly as against the former N500 million, it was learnt yesterday. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, who  revealed this while speaking at a function organised by members of the Third Estate, …

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Empowerment: Senator Bukola Saraki Distributes N250m Worth Of Equipment In Kwara

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Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, in Ilorin, at the weekend, distributed empowerment materials worth N250 million to selected beneficiaries across the state. A total of 80 tricycle machines, 1,777 grinding machines, and 664 sewing machines among other items were distributed to the beneficiaries. According to the Senate President, the empowerment …

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Gov Ahmed Releases N250m For LG Workers’ Salaries

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Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has kept his promise of releasing fund for LG workers’ salary augmentation as he approved the disbursement of the sum of N250m to the 16 Local Government Councils in the state. The State Commissioner of Finance, Mr Demola Banu, revealed this during a meeting with the Local …

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Army Provides Weapons Handling Training To 400 NSCDC Officials

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The Nigerian Army has given special training to about 400 officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on how to handle various types of weapons. The training which was carried out at the 22 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Sobi in Ilorin, the Kwara State is part …

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Kwara To Introduce New Salary Structure For LG Workers

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The Kwara State Government  has announced its plans to introduce a new salary structure for Local Government Councils in the state next month. The state’s Commissioner for Local Governments, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Alhaji Haruna Muhammad, disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday in Ilorin. According to him, the new salary …

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Kwara Decries Increase Rate Of Rape, As it Records 1,000 Cases Annually

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The Kwara State Government have condemned the increasing cases of rape as it announced it records more than 1,000 cases yearly. Hajia Bilkis Sidiq, an official at the state Ministry of Women Affairs, made this revelation while taking part in a “Walk Against Rape” event, organised by an Ilorin-based group, Saab Foundation, …

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Kwara Govt Detects 1,071 Workers Recruited Illegally In 2016

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  The Kwara Government on Saturday said it had discovered 1,071 workers illegally recruited into the state’s civil service within the last few months. The Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Alhaji Musa Yeketi, made this known in llorin while speaking at the launch of a book entitled “My …

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Kwara State Govt Loses N400m To Illegal Recruitment

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Kwara State government has revealed that the illegal recruitment of 516 workers in the state Teaching Service Commission since 2014 has cost the government more than N400m. This was contained in the findings of the Administrative Panel of Enquiry instituted by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed on the illegal recruitment. Chairman Alhaji …

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