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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 r*pe, As it Records 1,000 Cases Annually

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The Kwara State Government have condemned the increasing cases of r*pe 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 r*pe” 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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Budget Padding Is A Normal Legislative Function- Kwara State Assembly Speaker

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Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, has said that there is legitimate padding of the budget, which is part of legislative functions. Ahmad, a former member of the House of Representatives, was weighing in on the unfolding budget padding controversy in the lower legislative chamber. …

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Flooding: Kwara Govt begins Sensitizing Residents On Danger

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The Kwara State Government has embarked on a sensitization program on the impeding flood to make residents aware of the danger of not hastening to move out of prone areas. The state government commences the program after been listed among the states likely to feel the impact of this year’s …

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LG Workers In Kwara Suspend Strike

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The strike action embarked upon by the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Kwara State, has been suspended. The Union had embarked on indefinite strike in June to protest non-payment of salaries. However, in a statement issued Wednesday and signed by its Secretary, Comrade Afolabi Abayomi, the Union …

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I’ll Not Be APC’s Stooge Because Of My Case With EFCC – Dokpesi

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Chairman Emeritus of Daar Communications Plc and aspirant for the position of national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has said that the corruption charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will not affect his ambition. Mr. Dokpesi said the …

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Kwara Set To Launch N4.2b Infrastructure Development Fund

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The Kwara State Government has announced that it planned to launch its Infrastructure Development Fund ‘InfraFund Kwara’ (IF-K) in the energy sector in the fourth quarter of 2016 with an initial investment of N4.2 billion. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed made this disclosure during an interactive session with community leaders in his …

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NMA Declares Member Missing In Kwara

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The Kwara State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), has raised an alarm over the missing of one of its members, Dr Abdulraheem Abdulrahman who has been missing since Sunday July 24, 2016. The State Secretary of the association, Dr Victor Iroha, announced this in a statement mad available …

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Kwara Disburses N1.2bn For Teachers’ Salaries

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Kwara State Government said it has released N1.2 billion for the payment of teachers’ salaries for the month of July. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed announced this during an interaction with local government chairmen, their treasurers, labour leaders and top government officials. The governor added that the amount released was N160 million …

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