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Upgrading of Kwara monarchs, imminent

Upgrading of Kwara monarchs, imminent

The upgrading of traditional rulers in Kwara State is imminent as government has already concluded plans to make it a reality as soon as the economy of the country and state improve. The Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed disclosed this on Monday during the sensitisation and advocacy visit to Bayagan-Ile and Igbo-Owu communities […]

Commissioner explains delay in MTS operation

Commissioner explains delay in MTS operation

By Daniel Ayantoye The Commissioner for Works and Transport in Kwara State, Alhaji Jamiudeen Aro Yahaya has disclosed that the delay in the flag-off of the Municpal Transport Scheme (MTS)in the state is not unconnected with the need to ensure quality and efficiency delivery of service. Speaking in a telephone chat with this medium yesterday, […]

Gov Ahmed describes Adeleke grassroots politician

Gov Ahmed describes Adeleke grassroots politician

By Bukola Adama The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has sympathised with Governor AbdulRauf Aregbesola, people of Osun State and the Adeleke family over the demise of pioneer governor of the state, Senator Isiaka Adeleke. The Governor in a statement made available by his Chief Press Secretary, Alhaji Abdulwahab Oba, described the exit of […]

Saraki harps on preventive healthcare strategies

Saraki harps on preventive healthcare strategies

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on communities to embrace preventive healthcare strategies like immunisation, to prevent the outbreak of preventable diseases. Saraki gave the charge on Monday, while speaking to reporters at the National Assembly Clinic, where he led the Senate leadership to administer Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine […]

Nigerian media charged to redirect focus

Nigerian media charged to redirect focus

By Daniel Ayantoye The Nigerian media industry has been urged to refocus its attention to reportage of social-vices such as poverty reduction, youth restiveness, falling standard of education, failing economy, unemployment, security challenge and the fight against corruption. A lecturer from the department of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin, Dr. Rasaq Adisa, gave the charge […]

Flooding: KWSG urges residents to vacate river banks

Flooding: KWSG urges residents to vacate river banks

By Daniel Ayantoye Following the inclusion of Kwara among states that are likely to be affected by flooding in the country. This year, the state government has urged those residing along river banks to vacate their homes to evade disaster. The Commissioner for Environment and Forestry, Otunba Taiwo Joseph gave the warning while speaking to […]

Emir of Ilorin urges FG to address power sector crisis

Emir of Ilorin urges FG to address power sector crisis

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has called on the Federal Government to urgently address the crisis in the power sector so as to save the remaining existing industries in the country from total collapse. Sulu-Gambari who is the Chairman Traditional Council of Chiefs in Kwara State made the call in his palace while […]

FAAC: Kwara Govt releases details of April allocation

FAAC: Kwara Govt releases details of April allocation

The Kwara State Government has released federal allocation figures for the month of April, 2017. Alhaji Demola Banu, the State Commissioner for Finance in a statement yesterday, said the state got a total of N2, 488, 087, 776.60 as allocation for April, against the N2, 232, 502, 869.30 it received in March. Giving a breakdown […]

Amnesty International names human right lawyer as director in Nigeria

Amnesty International names human right lawyer as director in Nigeria

A human rights lawyer,  Osai Ojigho has been named the director of Amnesty International (AI) in Nigeria. This was disclosed by Senior Director of the office of the organisation’s secretary general, Colm Cuanachain on Wednesday. Media Manager of the human rights body in Nigeria, Isa Sanusi, quoted Cuanachain as saying Ojigho’s appointment underscores AI’s commitment to […]

Army chief, Buratai bestowed with Brazilian highest military honour

Army chief, Buratai bestowed with Brazilian highest military honour

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a Lt. Gen was on Tuesday conferred with the Brazilian Military Order of Merit Award, at Brasilia, Brazil. The Brazilian Military Order of Merit Award, which is the highest military honour, is awarded to those military officers that have distinguished themselves in various military endeavours. Buratai is one […]