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Omu-Aran (Kwara), Oct. 25, 2018 (NAN) Mr Muyiwa Oladipo, the Chairman of Irepodun Local Government in Kwara, says the newly established cattle market will boost the council’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and facilitate inclusive growth in the area. Oladipo made the observation on Thursday at a special prayer for the take-off of the modern cattle […]

Wizkid’s video for his song ‘Fever,’ has recorded over one million views on YouTube, 24 hours after its release. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this record-breaking event has made Wizkid the first Nigerian singer to have two songs gathered 1 million views in 24 hours. The 28 year-old first achieved the feat in […]

Golf fans in the United States will be charged a “suggested” price of $19.95 to watch the pay-per-view exhibition between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in November, Turner Sports announced on Thursday Billed as The Match: Tiger against Phil, the 18-hole, $9 million “winner-take-all” showdown will be played at exclusive Shadow Creek in Las Vegas […]

The National Conditional Cash Transfer (NCCT), on Wednesday, began electronic payment to the beneficiaries of the programme in Kwara. NAN reports that the beneficiaries were presented with Automated Machine (ATM) cards, which they used to withdraw from mobile money agents at the pay points. The agents would scan barcode on the cards to authenticate the […]

The Rotary Club International is to immunise 5, 000 children in Ilorin emirate against polio as part of its activities to mark the World Polio Eradication Day. The Chairman of Rotary Polio Eradication Committee for Kwara, Otunba Rick Oladele, made this disclosure on Wednesday when he led members of the committee on a visit to […]

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage says her relationship status was not a community project in response to rumours of a romance between her and musician Wizkid. Wizkid and Tiwa Savage set tongues wagging with the release of the new steamy and romantic video “Fever” on Wednesday. Tiwa on her Instagram page @tiwasavage said “Your relationship does […]

Team captain Luuk De Jong struck a late equaliser for PSV Eindhoven as they drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. It was however a result that did little for either side’s UEFA Champions League ambitions. Hirving Lozano’s deflected effort gave PSV the lead after 30 minutes of the Group B clash but Lucas Moura […]

The Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday donated N5.7 million to the National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC) in Kwara state for the renovation of some facilities at the Yikpata orientation camp in Edu local government area of the state. Saraki, had during a condolence visit to Yikpata orientation camp when a youth corps […]

The timeline that saw the week-long event of industry’s high-profile music festival, Felabration, might be over but the memories created are going to tarry an even longer while. With this year’s edition dubbed “Overtaking To Overtake” Felabration 2018 brought a stellar line-up of performances featuring the brightest and best acts from inside Africa to a […]

FIFA President Gianni Infantino hailed Qatar’s progress on infrastructure ahead of its 2022 World Cup and said the tournament is poised to be the best one yet. Qatar’s tiny size, high temperatures and lack of ready stadium infrastructure have prompted some to question FIFA’s decision to make it host. But the desert state has since […]



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