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Ahmed presents 2017 budget, today

Ahmed presents 2017 budget, today

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed will today present the 2017 budget proposal before the Kwara State House of Assembly, National Pilot can report. Ahmed informed the lawmakers of the decision to present the budget before the House through a letter that was read at the plenary by the Speaker , Hon (Dr.) Ali Ahmad. The governor said […]

Ambode: Report cultists, get automatic job, money

Ambode: Report cultists, get automatic job, money

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday promised to offer automatic employment and money to anyone who reports activities of cultists and kidnappers to government in any part of the state. The governor also announced his readiness to offer amnesty to cultists willing to renounce their membership of cult groups and turn a new leaf. […]

B’Haram fighters surrender in Niger Republic

B’Haram fighters surrender in Niger Republic

Niger Interior Minister, Mohammed Bazoum, yesterday said dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, days after the Islamist group suffered key losses over the border in Nigeria. Bazoum said that 31 young people from Diffa, who were enrolled a few years ago into Boko Haram, decided to surrender. […]

Abuja filled with insurgents, says arrested suspect

Abuja filled with insurgents, says arrested suspect

A Boko Haram suspect arrested in Utako market in Abuja, Usman has warned of impending attacks in Abuja, saying a lot of  his “colleagues are out there in the city to unleash mayhem”. According to a statement by Kinglsey Madaki, spokesperson of the AMAC Marshal, the security agency that “arrested” Usman, said the suspect was found […]

Pastor allegedly behind MMM finally opens up

Pastor allegedly behind MMM finally opens up

Pastor Ernest Chigozie Mbanefo who is believed to be behind money doubling scheme MMM Nigeria, has finally responded to claims that he owns the scheme. The South African-based pastor who was once with the Living Faith Church A.K.A Winners Chapel, in Nigeria released a statement via his blog: “On the 2nd of December 2016, majority […]

Consultant not deducting LG Allocation – KWSG 

Consultant not deducting LG Allocation – KWSG 

By Matthew Denis The Kwara State Personnel Database Development Committee has denied claims by the state branch of the National Union of Local Government Workers (NULGE) that the consultant who handled the personnel verification exercise receives 30 per cent of local governments’ monthly allocation. The Committee, in a statement issued in Ilorin yesterday, by its […]

SERAP asks EFCC to probe N500m Chibok school fund

SERAP asks EFCC to probe N500m Chibok school fund

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the alleged diversion of the N500m Safe School fund budgeted for the rebuilding of the Government Girls School in Chibok, Borno State. SERAP senior staff attorney, Timothy Adewale in a statement yesterday asked the EFCC to question […]

Amina Mohammed’s UN job, well deserved

Amina Mohammed’s UN job, well deserved

The announcement of the appointment of Mrs. Amina Mohammed, Nigeria’s Environment Minister, as the new Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations is a most welcome development in view of bleak opportunities and bad news all round Nigeria. At a different period, today Nigeria will be in a celebratory mood, however, all nagging issues have piled […]

Kwara Karate Chairman lauds athletes

Kwara Karate Chairman lauds athletes

The success of Kwara Karatekas at the just concluded Karate Federation organised by Cadet Championship has been applauded by the Chairman of Kwara Karate Association, Alhaji Sulaiman Ishola. Alhaji Ishola is the Accountant-General of the state. He commended the karatekas for doing the state proud by winning two gold, three silver and six bronze medals […]

60 Golfers storm Ilorin to celebrate  Gov Ahmed’s 53rd birthday

60 Golfers storm Ilorin to celebrate  Gov Ahmed’s 53rd birthday

Ilorin Golf Club yesterday welcomed golfers from Mic-Com Golf and Country Club Ada, Ibadan Golf Club, Ogbomoso Recreation Club and Kadariko Golf Club Kainji for the second time in the spate of two weeks. Having participated in the golf tournament to mark the 54th birthday of the Senate President Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki ( CON) […]