Month: February 2019

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Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has announced plans to implement the N30,000 minimum wage when passes into law. Similarly, Governor Ahmed has approved the release of funds for payment of one month salary for Local Government workers, pensioners and SUBEB workers. Gov. Ahmed announced these on Monday at Labour House in Ilorin during the […]

Kwara workers under the auspices of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiation Council (JNC) today endorsed the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Hon. Razak Atunwa. The chairmen, NLC and NUC in the state, Comrades Yekini Agunbiade and Kola Olumo, respectively, promised an unprecedented support for Hon. Atunwa […]

Afrobeats artist Seun Kuti pulled a thrilling performance at the premiere ceremony of the 61st Grammy Awards. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Seun, the youngest son of the legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, failed to snag a win in the ‘World Music Award’ category in which he was nominated. He, however, was the only Nigerian […]

Evah Magala of Uganda on Sunday emerged champion of the 2019 IBB Ladies Golf Championship in Abuja. The three-day gross championship which is in its 21st edition teed off at the IBB International Golf and Country Club on Friday and ended on Sunday. No fewer than 160 amateur lady golfers from seven countries, namely Sweden, […]

The Senate President, Sen. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the Kwara State Governorship Candidate Rt. Razak Atuwa will cosolidate on the Shonga Farm revolution to stimulate the domestic economy and ensure food security. Saraki gave this assurance while speaking at the Kwara PDP Campaign in Shonga on Thursday. Recall that Sen. Bukola Saraki introduced […]

Agricultural and Entrepreneurial Skills Development Initiative for Women (AESDIW), an NGO, has trained and empowered 30 rural women and youths in Kwara on production of organic skin and hair care products. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the participants drawn from the seven local government areas in the Kwara South Senatorial District were trained […]

Popular Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the honour was given her by the City of Los Angeles in recognition of her notable contributions to black film. The ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation held at the Los […]

A body retrieved from the wreckage of a crashed plane in the English Channel has been formally identified as Cardiff City’s Argentina-born football player Emiliano Sala, British police said on Thursday. Sala, 28, had been flying from his previous club Nantes in western France to Wales on Jan. 21. He was going to make his […]

Tottenham Hotspur’s English Premier League (EPL) north London derby against Arsenal will be played at Wembley Stadium as the club still awaits safety certificates on its new ground. In January the club said all its February home fixtures would be staged at their adopted Wembley home. It had explained that this was owing to continued […]

None indigenes residing in Kwara state, including Ndigbo, Hausa, Zuru,Yoruba and south- south communities have assured the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki of their support during the forthcoming general elections. They assured Saraki of bloc votes for all the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the February 16 and March 2 elections. The various […]



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