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Kwara Hotels losing glamour, splendor

Kwara Hotels losing glamour, splendor

With Joke Adeniyi Back in the days, Kwara Hotels in Ilorin, Kwara State was choice fun destination for my friends and I. Our favourite hangout spot was the swimming pool. The Ariya Garden was also a fun place when we needed to let down the hair. It was the best hospitality outfit in the mid […]

Famine prediction and farming in Kwara

Famine prediction and farming in Kwara

There were hues and cries when the prediction of possible famine come 2017 surfaced weeks ago. Although the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh was quick to allay fears of food shortage in the year ahead, the grim realities stare us in the face. It is obvious that not much has been invested in the sector […]

LightUp Kwara: The glow mustn’t dim

LightUp Kwara: The glow mustn’t dim

In my last piece, I wrote about how poor visibility occasioned by non-functional streetlights coupled with road disrepair has contributed hugely to accidents along Asa-Dam road, Ilorin,  Kwara State. So, I like many others heaved sigh of relief when the state government on Friday proposed to commit the sum of N6.7billion on streetlights project christened […]

Asa Dam road repair, asap

Asa Dam road repair, asap

My heart skipped a beat as a car swerved dangerously to our side that night brushing the car slightly. Just as I stick out my neck to give the driver a piece of my mind, he waved apologetically and screamed across, ‘pothole!’ I looked behind, lo and behold seated in the middle of the road […]

Nigeria’s debts now $63.5 billion, as FG borrows N240bn in third quarter

Nigeria’s debts now $63.5 billion, as FG borrows N240bn in third quarter

Nigeria’s total debts stood at 12.06 trillion naira ($63.5 billion) at the end of March this year, up from 11.2 trillion naira in December 2014, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Wednesday.  Nigeria, Africa’s top economy and largest oil producer, has been hammered by the 50 percent fall in glo…