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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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Siblings Murder Two People To Implicate Elder Brother

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The Kwara State Police Command have paraded two brothers Saidi Amadu, Idris Amadu alongside three others for gruesomely murdering two persons for ritual purposes. The suspects were arrested in connection with the killings of Fasilat Azeez and Rohimat Kehinde last week Tuesday and dumping the bodies of the victims at …

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Kwara Civil Service To Recruit More Workers

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The Chairman of the Kwara State Civil Service Commission, Mr Salman Ibrahim, has said that more workers will be recruited into the commission as soon as there is an upgrade in the state finance. Revealing this information on Sunday, Mr Ibrahim said that the commission had already identified vacancies in …

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Kwara Governor Elevates 8 Traditional Rulers To First Class Status

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has approved the elevation of eight traditional rulers in the state, to First Class status. This is contained in a statement issued in Ilorin Saturday, signed by Alhaji Haruna Mohammed, the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development. The statement indicated that the …

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Thieves Stole My N12m Cash, Not N300m – Saraki

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The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has denied reports that N300 million cash was stolen from his country home in Ilorin, Kwara State. In a statement issued by his media aide, Yusuph Olaniyonu on Sunday, Mr. Saraki said burglars broke into an administrative quarters in his home two weeks ago …

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Saraki Demystified By APC, Desperate To Return To PDP – Party Chairman

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The Kwara State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that embattled Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, is desperately seeking avenues to return to his former party under whose platform he was elected governor for eight years and first four years of his term in the Senate. Mr. Saraki …

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Kwara APC Chair Clears Saraki Of Wrongdoing Over Alleged Salaries Payment

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The All Progressives Congress chairman in Kwara State, Alhaji Ishola Balogun-Fulani, has faulted the allegation that the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, was drawing salaries from the state government after the expiration of his tenure as governor of the state in 2011. A detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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Politicians Have Hijacked Code Of Conduct Tribunal – Kwara APC

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The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused some unnamed politicians of hijacking the Code of Conduct Tribunal and warned that the judiciary may throw the country into needless chaos. In a statement issued by its publicity secretary, Alhaji Sulyman Buhari, the party said President Muhammadu …

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CCT Trial: Kwara Not Funding Saraki’s Legal Defense – Gov Ahmed

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has described as false and mischievous, the claim by an online news medium that the state government’s financial contribution to the legal defense team of the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, was responsible for the delay in payment of workers’ salaries in the state. …

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EFCC Re-arraigns Saraki’s Cousin, Ex-Kwara Commissioner, Moronfoye, Over N371m Contract Scam

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday re-arraigned the duo of immediate past Kwara State Commissioner for Information, Olatunji Moronfoye, and Ope Saraki, cousin to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin. The duo were charged for offences bordering …

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Supreme Court Verdict Against Saraki Shocking – Kwara APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has described the Supreme Court judgment of Friday, which went against Senate President Bukola Saraki, as disappointing, surprising and shocking. Saraki had filed an appeal to stop his trial by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over 13-count false asset declaration charge …

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Inter-Communal Clash: Kwara Governor Denies Taking Sides

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Against the backdrop of allegations by the warring people of Tsaragi in Kwara State that Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has taken side with his town people of Share over the renewed communal clash that had claimed many lives and property, the governor has described the allegation as shocking, unfair and inappropriate …

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Don’t Embark On Strike Action, Kwara APC Begs Teachers

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The Kwara State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has pleaded with the leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, in the state to suspend its plan to embark on industrial strike action over non-payment of salaries. In a statement signed by the State Publicity Secretary, Sulyman Buhari, the party …

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