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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday presented the 2020 budget estimates to the State House of Assembly, with provisions for critical infrastructure and human capital development taking the larger chunk of the budget. The N162bn fiscal plan comprises 53% capital expenditure covering road construction and rehabilitation, rehabilitation and re-equipment of schools and hospitals, rehabilitation […]

The death has been announced, of the Honorable member representing Patigi constituency at the 9th Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Saidu Rufai. According to a statement made available to press by the Special Assistant, media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi said “it is with heavy […]

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has uncovered how the twenty four ex lawmakers of the Kwara State House of Assembly, the immediate past Commissioner for Finance, Ademola Banu and some companies allegedly swindled about five billion naira belonging to the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service between 2015 to 2019. […]

The Embattled Sixteen Local Government Chairmen of Kwara State are presently being interogated by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of part of four billion naira loan and ten percent of State internally generated revenue.  According to the statement by the Head of Media and Publicity […]

The Kwara State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ilorin today dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Razaq Atunwa against the victory of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of the All Progressives Congress in March Governorship election in Kwara State. In an over two-hour judgement read by the Lead Judge, Bassey Effiong, […]

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of United States-based renowned professor of neurosurgery and neurosciences Wale Sulaiman as his Special Adviser on Health Matters. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye said his appointment was part of the governor’s clear-eyed efforts to revamp every sector of […]

The Police have re-arrested a kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, two weeks after he escaped from the custody of the Intelligence Response Team. The IRT operatives they came under attack from soldiers attached to Battalion 93, Takum, Taraba State, as they conveyed Wadume from the scene of his arrest. Three policemen and two civilians were killed […]

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever. The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel is to return later on Tuesday to deliver its ruling on it. They are by their petition before the […]

A Federal High Court, Uyo, has declined to grant a request of the Akwa Ibom State Government to stop the implementation of the guidelines on local government funds issued recently by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). PREMIUM TIMES reported how the NFIU on May 6 issued the ‘Guidelines to Reduce Vulnerabilities Created by Cash […]

The United States of America (USA) has congratulated the people of Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election in the just concluded presidential and the national assembly elections. US also called on Nigerians to conduct themselves peacefully in the March 9, 2019 gubernatorial, State House of Assembly and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area […]



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