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KWSG warns against illegal deforestation, charcoal production

KWSG warns against illegal deforestation, charcoal production

By Matthew Denis The Kwara State Government has warned against illegal felling of trees for charcoal production or otherwise. The Commissioner for Environment and Forestry, Otunba Taiwo Joseph made the disclosure while stating the dangers of deforestation on the ecosystem. The Commissioner explained that there is an existing law that prohibits such illegal act, given […]

Buhari pretending to be democrat – Fayose

Buhari pretending to be democrat – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of paying lip service to the sustenance of democracy in the country. Fayose said, “Any president that looks the other way while the rights of his people to freely elect their leaders is being snatched at gunpoint by his own party men is not worthy […]

Land Disputes: KWSG to demarcate boundaries

Land Disputes: KWSG to demarcate boundaries

By David Ayantoye Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has emphasised the need for the sustained demarcation of disputed areas to curtail crisis relating to land in the State and in the Country. The Governor made the call on Friday in Ilorin while receiving the Director General, National Boundary Commission, Dr Mohammed Ahmad and his […]

Saraki commiserates with victims of Adamawa bomb blast

Saraki commiserates with victims of Adamawa bomb blast

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Saturday commiserated with victims of the twin bomb blast in Adamawa State. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the incident which took place in spite of the Armed Forces avowed determination to put to rout the insurgents, shows that […]

BVN: Kwara Perm Sec draws salary from multiple accounts – Source

BVN: Kwara Perm Sec draws salary from multiple accounts – Source

By Mumini AbdulKareem and Kayode Adeoti A serving permanent secretary has been named as a major culprit in the salary fraud rocking the Kwara State civil service. A highly placed government source who confided in National Pilot, said the identified official involved in the scandal operates multiple accounts from which he draws monthly salaries. Although […]

Saraki, wife celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

Saraki, wife celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his wife Toyin celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary yesterday, December 7. The couple who are fond and supportive of each other tied the nuptial knot on December 7, 1991, 12 years before Saraki became the governor of Kwara State. Saraki served as governor of Kwara State for eight years and […]

Nigerian soldiers repel 10 B’ Haram attacks in 2 weeks – Commander

Nigerian soldiers repel 10 B’ Haram attacks in 2 weeks – Commander

Nigerian soldiers repelled at least 10 different attacks by Boko Haram in the past two weeks, according to military commander. The commander of the ‘Lafiya Dole’ counter insurgency operation in north-east  Lucky Irabor, said on Wednesday that scores of insurgents were killed in the attacks while a few soldiers also lost their lives. Irabor, a […]

KWTV NUJ Chapel inaugurates new exco

KWTV NUJ Chapel inaugurates new exco

After several months of internal wrangling, the Kwara State Television Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has finally elected and inaugurated new executive members to oversee the affair of the union for the next three years. The election coordinated by the electoral commission chairman, Hajia Muslimat Abubakar was held at the premises of […]

How Gov Mimiko funded certificate legal warfare against Buhari

How Gov Mimiko funded certificate legal warfare against Buhari

Outgoing Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, was the arrowhead of the claim that Muhammadu Buhari, at the time the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, did not have the West African School Certificate (WASC), a senior minister under former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed to online medium, SaharaReporters. According to the account, Mimiko approached […]

GGDSS, Oko-Erin catching them young

GGDSS, Oko-Erin catching them young

A biblical passage says “Train up a child in the way he (she) should go. And when he (she) is old he (she) will not depart from it. The authorities of Government Girls’ Day Secondary School (GGDSS), Oko-Erin, Ilorin, Kwara State must have taken a cue from the spiritual aprohism when it introduced entrepreneurial skills […]