Month: September 2017

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on Nigerians to work for and believe in Nigeria’s unity and peaceful coexistence as means for attaining growth and sustainable development. Dr Ahmed who congratulated Nigerians on the 57th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, said with the current efforts of the federal government at economic recovery, the nation […]

THE Kwara State Government has relaxed the sanctions imposed on the traditional rulers of Iloffa and Odo-Owa following the outbreak of violent crises between the two communities in Oke-Ero Local Government Areas of the state. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Sola Gold, who made the announcement, said the forfeiture the monarchs’ salaries, […]

The Kwara State Government has released its federal allocation figures for the month of September 2017. The State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu in a statement on Thursday evening, said the State government got a total of N3, 533, 295, 946.57 as allocation for September, against the N2, 539, 578, 771.1 it received in […]

AHEAD of the formal commissioning of the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo, the Kwara State government has completed installation of equipment and training tools at the College. The State Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Alhaji Musa Yeketi, who made this known in Ilorin on Thursday, said that the modern equipment […]

NIGERIA’s agri-business in the sorghum cultivation is now amongst world’s leading position at number two after the United States of America, USA, which is the number one world’s leading producer. Vanguard inquiries showed that the world sorghum production is forecast at 59.34million metric tonnes in 2017/18. A breakdown of the data, obtained from the United […]

THE Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has called for special focus on political economy in the quest for true federalism in Nigeria in order to ensure class elevation and egalitarianism. Mr. Ahmed who made the call on Monday in Ilorin at the All Progressives Congress, North Central Zonal Public Meeting on True Federalism, maintained that […]

OFFA Local Government Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has said that it will distribute 64,000 Insecticide Nets to residents of the community. The CRS Social Mobilisation Officer, Mrs Jemilat Yusuf, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin, Kwara State, that cards had been distributed to recipients. Yusuf said that the exercise would commence on […]

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has promised admission to participants of the National Youth Games (NYG) who wish to enter the institution in the 2017/2018 academic session. According to the University’s bulletin on Tuesday, the VC who gave the assurance while addressing athletes at the just concluded 3rd NYG, said […]

A Cleric, Pastor Emmanuel Abiola of Salvation Church of Christ, Ilorin, has identified ethnic tolerance among the different ethnic nationalities in the country can ensure nationwide peace. Abiola said this in Ilorin on Tuesday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said that ethnic and religious intolerance among the different ethnic and […]

FOURTEEN of the 16 APC candidates for the Nov. 18 council polls in Kwara emerged through consensus, an official said on Sunday in Ilorin. The APC Publicity Secretary in Kwara, Alhaji Sulyman Buhari, made this known at a news conference. Buhari said that the 14 candidates emerged during the party’s primary election held in the […]



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