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KWSG may dump N10bn bond for buyer’s credit – Ahmed …says it’s sad we can’t pay salaries

KWSG may dump N10bn bond for buyer’s credit – Ahmed  …says it’s sad we can’t pay salaries

By Joke Adeniyi, General Editor   The consistent fall in the federal allocation to Kwara State may force government to rescind on its decision to seek N10billion bond from the capital market, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed hinted yesterday. This may not be unconnected with the state repayment capacity given its lean resources. Thus, the government is looking […]

EDITORIAL: Its 365 days of Change!

EDITORIAL: Its 365 days of Change!

As the 2015 general elections approached, not many people believed there was anything landmark that the opposition at the time could do to unseat the ruling party. Then the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP ruled the land. They did as they liked and in fact the party styled itself the “largest party in Africa”. If anything, […]

We’re going through pains, Ahmed admits

We’re going through pains, Ahmed admits

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on the people of the state to bear with the state government in the face of the prevailing economic challenges in the country. Gov Ahmed, in a statement to mark 2016 Democracy Day, said with cooperation and understanding, the challenges would soon be overcome. “God has given […]

Saraki: Democracy still best solution to Nigerian’s problems

Saraki: Democracy still best solution to Nigerian’s problems

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended Nigerians for working to sustain democracy in the past 17 years despite the various challenges the country has encountered within the period. In a statement to mark this year’s Democracy Day, signed on his behalf by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki described […]

How APC floored PDP in Oke-Ero by-election

How APC floored PDP in Oke-Ero by-election

By Mumini AbdulKareem and Kayode Adeoti The Oke-Ero by-election has come and gone, but the contest will continue to linger in the minds of political analysts and electorates in the state. Before the Saturday by-election, the opposition PDP has boasted of using the election as a launch ground for the party towards the coming local […]

Kwara Falcons win 2016 Atlantic Conference of the Dstv Basketball

Kwara Falcons win 2016 Atlantic Conference of the Dstv Basketball

By Toyin Saheed Kwara State Basketball Club, Kwara Falcons have won the Atlantic Conference of the Dstv Basketball Premier League. The team emerged the League champions with 30 points, winning 14 matches, losing two. The team lost the last match played in Ilorin with 58-60 to Rivers Hoopers of Port Harcourt. Addressing the players at […]

NNL: ABS battle Crown FC in Ilorin today …as Kwara Utd beat Adamawa 2 – 0

NNL: ABS battle Crown FC in Ilorin today  …as Kwara Utd beat Adamawa 2 – 0

By Toyin Saheed ABS Ilorin FC will today kick off their campaign in the 2015/16 Nigeria National League season with an interesting fixture against their arch rival, Crown Football Club of Ogbomoso The Saraki boys will welcome the strongest team in the NNL, Crown at the Ilorin Township Stadium in a game that promises to […]

Children’s Day: Saraki, Ahmad advocate implementation of Child’s Rights Act

Children’s Day: Saraki, Ahmad advocate implementation of Child’s Rights Act

By Peter Moses Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad have called for implementation of the Child’s Right Act in Nigeria. Saraki alongside some of his colleagues spent the whole of Friday celebrating children of various ages, as part of activities to mark […]

Don, Parents: We must stop westernisation of languages *Roemichs Int’l Schools holds Cultural Day

Don, Parents: We must stop westernisation of languages  *Roemichs Int’l Schools holds Cultural Day

By Peter Moses A senior lecturer in University of Ilorin, Dr Joseph Fayeye and some parents have called on government at all levels to inculcate Nigerian cultural heritage and languages into the school curriculum to prevent what they described as total westernisation among children. They spoke on Saturday during the Cultural Day of the Roemichs […]

Unpaid Salaries: Disquiet in Kwara teaching service over compulsory tabs …as senior colleagues donate food items to teachers

Unpaid Salaries: Disquiet in Kwara teaching service over compulsory tabs  …as senior colleagues donate food items to teachers

By Mumini AbdulKareem There is growing disquiet at the Kwara State Teaching Service over the alleged directive by the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development (supervising ministry) for principals and vice principals of secondary schools in the state to purchase a Personal Computer (PC) otherwise known as tab, Pilot Education reliably gathered. Besides, senior […]