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Attention Ilorin General Hospital

Attention Ilorin General Hospital

By Joke Adeniyi What brings more joy to a family than the birth of a child? The new parents will be by themselves with delight and excitement at the thought of welcoming the newest member of their family to the world. Having endured the challenges of pregnancy, the mother perceives childbirth as a rewarding event. […]

Ahmed, the action Governor

Ahmed, the action Governor

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed last week showed that he’s not an ‘armchair’ administrator, which he proved by abandoning comfort of his office and defied the scorching sun for on-the-spot inspection of ongoing developmental projects within the metropolis. The governor who inspected projects at the Ilorin General Hospital, the multi billion naira Geri-Alimi Diamond […]

Naira’s latest strength

Naira’s latest strength

Lasts information from the financial markets indicate that in the last thirty days or so, the Nigerian currency has made tremendous recovery leading to perhaps the steepest gains of the naira in a generation. March appears to be good for the economy which slid into recession in 2016 with continuous negative growth recorded in virtually […]

London/Paris Club Refund: Why Kwara, others yet to get fresh disbursement – Finance Ministry

London/Paris Club Refund: Why Kwara, others yet to get fresh disbursement – Finance Ministry

By Mumini AbdulKareem For Kwara State Government and indigenes, the anxiety that had characterised the wait over release second tranche of the London/Paris loan refund to the state may linger further, following feelers from the Federal Ministry of Finance last night, National Pilot can report. A top source in the ministry who confided in this […]

NEITI: Kwara 26 on debt log, owes N45.38bn

NEITI: Kwara 26 on debt log, owes N45.38bn

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has said that the debt burden of the 36 states of the federation rose to over N3.342 trillion as of 2016. On the debt log of the 36 states in the country, Kwara is placed 26 with a burden of N45.38billion while Lagos, Delta, Osun and Akwa Ibom […]

Human waste discovered inside Coca-Cola cans

Human waste discovered inside Coca-Cola cans

There was confusion as human waste was last week found in Coca-Cola cans in a bottling factory in Lisburn, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. Following the discovery of faeces in the cans, Coca-Cola had no choice but to suspend night-time processing. The beverage giant said that all the affected cans have been impounded and that the […]

Diamond Bank seeks sale of Princess Luxury hotel over alleged loan default

Diamond Bank seeks sale of Princess Luxury hotel over alleged loan default

The management of Diamond Bank has sought leave of an Ilorin High Court to sell a popular hotel, Princess Luxury, located along  Pipeline road, in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, over alleged failure to pay an outstanding N159 million loan with accumulated interest at N45.9 million. The bank claimed that the hotel complex had been […]

Residents call for relocation of Oke-Kura prison

Residents call for relocation of Oke-Kura prison

By Daniel Ayantoye Residents of Oke-Kura area in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have called for relocation of the prison located in the community to a less congested area. According to the report monitored on Channel TV yesterday, a resident of the area, Mohammed Ibrahim who recalled an attempted jail break incident recently stressed that […]

N-Power: Kwara Assembly grills Gov’s aides over selective payment allegation, today 

N-Power: Kwara Assembly grills Gov’s aides over selective payment allegation, today 

By Mumini AbdulKareem The Kwara State House of Assembly will today, grill some aides of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed over discrepancies in the payment of beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme. According to a top source in the House who is conversant with the matter, “the lawmakers will grill the aides in the State Youth Empowerment Office […]

Magu, Ali: Buhari sets up committee to resolve issues with National Assembly

Magu, Ali: Buhari sets up committee to resolve issues with National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to resolve outstanding issues between the executive and legislative arms of the government. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen after the Federal Executive Council meeting yesterday in Abuja, adding that the executive is concerned about its deteriorating […]