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Archive for ‘March, 2016’

CCT: ex-Gov, Minister’s aides fingered in anti-Saraki protest

CCT: ex-Gov, Minister’s aides fingered in anti-Saraki protest

By Mumini AbdulKareem Strong facts emerged yesterday on how an ex-aide of a former Governor of Kwara State orchestrated protest in Ilorin to discredit Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki over his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Besides, Personal Assistant to a serving Minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet identified simply as Williams […]

BVN: KWSG begins physical verification tomorrow *It’ll end salary delay, says Ahmed

BVN: KWSG begins physical verification tomorrow  *It’ll end salary delay, says Ahmed

By Peter Moses, Mumini Abdulkareem and Temim Halimat Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Kwara State Government will tomorrow (Tuesday) begin physical screening, being phase II of the ongoing submission of Bank Verification Number (BVN) for the workers’ verification exercise in the state, National Pilot learnt on Sunday. First level of the exercise had exposed massive fraud […]

EDITORIAL – Tax: For a greater Kwara

EDITORIAL – Tax: For a greater Kwara

With the dwindling revenue occasioned by the sudden but sharp decline in the price of crude oil, many states in the country have found it difficult, if not impossible to cope with scarce resources. What is government‘s responsibility then if not how to manage crisis. Any state or country that has serious downturn in resources […]

Cultism: Another kingpin, Adanri, shot dead in Ilorin

Cultism: Another kingpin, Adanri, shot dead in Ilorin

By Our Reporter There was pandemonium in Sakama, Niger area of Ilorin, Kwara State on Sunday afternoon when suspected cultists unleashed terror in the community, killing a man in his early forties Wasiu Idris popularly known as Adanri of Ile Jato, Ikokoro street in the state capital. The deceased, whom this medium gathered, was a […]

Army Colonel abducted in Kaduna

Army Colonel abducted in Kaduna

A Senior Army Officer, Col. Samaila Inusa was on Saturday reportedly kidnapped around the Kamazo area in Chikun Local Government of Kaduna State by yet-to-be identified gunmen. The Army Colonel, who was said to be serving with the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji, near Kaduna State, was in the company of his wife when […]

Fuel Scarcity: Resign now, CSOs tell Kachikwu

Fuel Scarcity: Resign now, CSOs tell Kachikwu

The Civil Society Coalition for Positive Change and Stand Up for Nigeria, SUN, have issued a 72 hours ultimatum to the Minister of state for Petroleum Resources who doubles as the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Ibe Kachikwu to resign from office in view of the prolonged fuel scarcity which it said has brought severe […]

Why recovered fund cannot be made public now – Presidency

Why recovered fund cannot be made public now – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said funds recovered from those who looted the nation’s treasury cannot be made public now until they are used as evidence against those the money was recovered from. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu told newsmen on Sunday that although the President has the intention […]

Nigerian among victims of Brussels attacks

Nigerian among victims of Brussels attacks

A Nigerian was among the 31 people killed by the ISIS terrorists in Brussels last week Tuesday. He was identified as Adeoba Moyo. Hafsat Costello, daughter of the winner of the 1993 presidential election Moshood Abiola, broke the news of the dead Nigerian, said to be a student of Universite libre de Bruxelles. A hashtag, […]

3,800 shops destroyed in Kano Market inferno – NEMA *Police arrest 100 for looting

3,800 shops destroyed in Kano Market inferno – NEMA  *Police arrest 100 for looting

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Sunday that at least 3,800 shops were destroyed by Saturday’s fire incident at the Sabon Gari Market, Kano. Its Director-General, Alhaji Muhammad Sani Sidi Sidi, told newsmen at the scene of the incident in Kano, that the interim assessment of the situation, indicated that more than 90 […]

2016 Budget: Accountant hails NASS over N500bn intervention funds

2016 Budget: Accountant hails NASS over N500bn intervention funds

The Regional Director, Abuja and the North, First City Monument Back (FCMB, Alhaji Lukman Olanrewaju Usman Mustapha has commended the National Assembly for not tampering with the five hundred billion Naira intervention funds as included in the 2016 National budget by the presidency. Mustapha made the commendation in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital while answering […]