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Muslims cautioned against elaborate burial ceremony

Muslims cautioned against elaborate burial ceremony

By Adebayo Olodan Muslims have been warned against organising elaborate burial ceremony for their departed parents or loved ones. The Chief Imam of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Dr Kamaldeen Alli Mubarak stated this yesterday, during Janazah for Alhaja Asmau Romoke Iyanda at her residence in Omupo, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. According to him, […]

Financial Transaction: Ilorin bank customers decry Nat’l ID slip rejection

Financial Transaction: Ilorin bank customers decry Nat’l ID slip rejection

By Daniel Ayantoye Bank customers in Ilorin metropolis have decried the continuous rejection of National Identity card slip issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). Customers who were expected to present the card to banks as a means of identification to be able to operate an account are consistently turned back by bank officials […]

Saraki visits IBB

Saraki visits IBB

…as Senate writes Buhari on Magu By Mumini Abdulkareem Senate President and Chairman of National Assembly, Dr Bukola Saraki yesterday met former head of state, General Ibrahim Babangida at his Hilltop residence in Minna, the Niger State capital. Some of those present at the meeting included the Kano State Governor, Alhaji Umar Ganduje and Senator […]

List of successful candidates into Federal Civil Service Commission, out

List of successful candidates into Federal Civil Service Commission, out

The Federal Civil Service Commission has released Batch A lists of shortlisted candidates across the 36 states, for employment into Federal Ministries, according to a statement signed by the Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission, Mustapha Sulaiman. Among the list of shortlisted candidates according to findings by this medium were 63 Kwarans selected across the three […]

Offa Community decries 3-yr water scarcity

Offa Community decries 3-yr water scarcity

By Kayode Adeoti Residents of Offa in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State have continued to lament the scarcity of water in the community for the past three years. According to our findings, people of the community have protested the shortage of water in the area to draw government’s attention, on few occasions. Speaking […]

Medical doctor jumps into Lagoon from 3rd Mainland Bridge

Medical doctor jumps into Lagoon from 3rd Mainland Bridge

A medical doctor, simply identified as Orji has jumped into the Lagos Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge. The man, who was being driven by his driver in a Sports Utility Vehicle, SUV, was receiving a call when he suddenly asked his driver to pull-over. The driver of the SUV was quoted as saying that […]

Gov Ahmed flags off 5,000-unit mass housing project

Gov Ahmed flags off 5,000-unit mass housing project

By Bukola Adama Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has promised that adequate compensation will be paid for lands acquired under his 5,000 mass housing projects for the less privileged. The Governor, who made this disclosure at the ground breaking ceremony at Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state, stated that “compensation for […]

Power: 40,000 megawatts not feasible in Nigeria – Don 

Power: 40,000 megawatts not feasible in Nigeria – Don 

By Deborah Oyewo Following the promise contained in the manifesto of the All Progressives Congress party in the 2015 general election to vigorously pursue and generate up to 40,000 megawatts of power in four to eight years. The present epileptic power supply in the country has depicted a contrary notion as the Buhari-led administration has […]

4 Killed in Maiduguri fresh suicide bomb attack

4 Killed in Maiduguri fresh suicide bomb attack

The Borno State Police Command yesterday confirmed the death of four persons after an attempt by some suspected suicide bombers to infiltrate Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The spokesman of the command, Victor Isuku, said in a statement in Maiduguri that three bombers had attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri at about 9.00pm on Saturday. “At about 2100hrs of Saturday, […]

Police detain Peace Corps Commandant again

Police detain Peace Corps Commandant again

For the second time in two months, the Nigeria Police, on Sunday, detained the National Commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria, Amb. (Dr.) Dickson Akoh. Akoh, who had just arrived Abuja from where he has been receiving traditional treatment for ulcer and pile, decided to turn himself in, at the FCT Command of the Nigeria police, after […]