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Archive for ‘January, 2016’

Rivers: Wike floors APC’s Dakuku at S/Court

Rivers: Wike floors APC’s Dakuku at S/Court

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party as governor of the oil-rich Rivers State. The court gave the ruling validating the April 11 governorship election on Wednesday but did not provide reasons for its judgment. It said detailed reasons for the verdict would be provided on February […]

KWHA approves N2.7bn Loan for salary arrears, cars

KWHA approves N2.7bn Loan for salary arrears, cars

The Kwara House of Assembly on Tuesday approved a sum of N2.7 billion as loan for settlement of arrears of Primary School Teachers salary and purchase of cars for political office holders. The approval followed a request made by Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed in his two messages to the House during Tuesday plenary. According to a […]

Senate President’s Aide empowers Offa APC

Senate President’s Aide empowers Offa APC

The Legislative Aide to the Senate President, Senator Abubarkar Bukola Saraki for Offa Local Government Area, Hajia Khadijat Olatinwo has empowered the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Offa with cash donations worth more than four hundred thousand Naira. Hajia Khadijat distributed cash donations of five thousand Naira each to 78 beneficiaries across the 12 wards […]

My designs are inspired by dreams – CEO Jolly Fashion

My designs are inspired by dreams – CEO Jolly Fashion

Adebayo Owolabi is a fashion designer and the CEO of Jolly Fashion. The fashion designer, who has the who-is-who in Kwara State as his clientele, speaks to JIMOH SUSAN on his foray in the world of fashion. What motivated you to go into fashion business? I have been interested in fashion since childhood. Before I […]

Repositioning State-owned media: Threading a familiar path

Repositioning State-owned media: Threading a familiar path

That the state-owned media comprising of The Herald, Radio Kwara and Kwara TV are down-at-heel is not in doubt. That this situation has crippled the efficiency and service delivery of these media is also not in doubt. There is also no belabouring the fact that they need to be dosed with a life-saving repositioning. This […]

STANDPOINT: Clean and Green: Bring back the gleam

STANDPOINT: Clean and Green: Bring back the gleam

By Joke Adeniyi For personal safety, she improvised. A dingy bucket was placed strategically on the road. With her back to oncoming vehicles she moved rhythmically to the swishing sound of her broom as she swept one of the busy highways in Ilorin, Kwara State capital on a particular morning. As laughable as the scenario […]

EDITORIAL: Minister of sports and the football monopoly

EDITORIAL: Minister of sports and the football monopoly

When the current minister of sports was appointed, stakeholders in the sports industry were elated not because he had had any major stint in sports before his appointment but because of some of the nice things he said about that sector. His reputation as a well grounded and incorrigible person got him a lot of […]

Adewusi: He was beacon of Nigeria’s hope- IGP Arase

Adewusi: He was beacon of Nigeria’s hope- IGP Arase

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase yesterday mourned Chief Sunday Adebayo Adewusi’s death, describing him as beacon of Nigeria’s hope. Arase expressed deepest condolences and sympathy to the families and loved ones of Adewusi. Arase described Adewusi as a Nigerian hero who served his nation proudly as a Police officer and even at retirement. He […]

Omolewa tasks women on nation building

Omolewa tasks women on nation building

Wife of the Kwara State Governor, Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed has charged Nigerian women to demonstrating their relevance in the society and contributing their quota to the process of nation building. She made this call in Ilorin on Wednesday while declaring open a one-day seminar on Gender Sensitive Reporting for Women Journalists organised by Nigeria Association […]

Road Infrastructure: KWSG to blacklist failing contractors

Road Infrastructure: KWSG to blacklist failing contractors

By Abdulrasheed Akogun Kwara State Government yesterday threatened to blacklist any contractor who fails to live up to expectation on the ongoing road construction across the state. Besides, the State Government has solicited the support of wealthy individuals, and associations towards meeting the numerous infrastructural demands of the populace. The Commissioner for Works and Transport, […]