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EFCC uncovers alleged fraud of N5bn from Kwara revenue fund

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how 24 ex-lawmakers of Kwara House of Assembly, former Commissioner for Finance, Ademola Banu and some companies allegedly...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Ending impunity on crime against journalists

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[FILES] Journalists on duty Every second of November is proclaimed as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists as members of states are urged by the United Nations...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Respect peace accord, EU tasks political parties, candidates

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National INEC Commissioner for Kogi, Kwara and Nasarawa, Mohammed Haruna (L), inspecting some non-sensitive election materials before their distribution to Registration Areas in preparation for...

Sat Nov 16th, 2019     Read More →

Five Nigerian states in 'quiet' push for foreign funds in Johannesburg

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President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina (left); and Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu…at the African Investment Forum (AIF) in Johannesburg on Wednesday,...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

Police arraign two journalists over story about factory owned by Buhari's aide

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The Nigeria Police has arraigned the editor of NewsDigest, Abuja-based online newspaper, Gidado Yushau and award-winning campus journalist, Alfred Olufemi before a magistrate court in Ilorin...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

Gubernatorial Elections: NSCDC deploys for effective coverage

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Following the determination to ensure hitch-free outings in the forthcoming Kogi and Bayelsa states election respectively, the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Hajj: Kwara Pilgrims Board to disqualify intending pilgrims with ill health

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HajjThe Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says intending pilgrims without a clean certificate of health will be disqualified from performing the 2020 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Alhaji Mohammed...

Mon Nov 11th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum Wage: Fury in states as governors renege on FG figures

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NLCUntil recently, the NLC in Kwara State has been tight-lipped on its position in the new minimum wage impasse. This caused some stakeholders within the state to express worries over the alleged...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Ayeoribe: Governors risk labour’s fury over minimum wage

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Former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel AyeoribeA former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel Ayeoribe says...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

117 athletes battle at Kebbi Taekwondo championships

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One hundred and seventeen athletes have confirmed participation in the maiden Kebbi Taekwondo Open Championships holding at the Hauru Abdul Stadium, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, beginning from...

Sat Nov 9th, 2019     Read More →

N30m fraud; EFCC closes case against Ilorin herbalist

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FIVE months after the arraignment of self-acclaimed herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka who defrauded Korean, Keun Sig Kim, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has finally closed its case against the...

Sat Nov 9th, 2019     Read More →

FEC okays N58.5 billion road, bridge to link Niger, Kwara

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday approved a N58.488 billion contract for the construction of Bida-Sachi-Nupeko road as well as...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC detains 16 Kwara council chairmen over alleged misappropriation of public funds

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The embattled 16 council chairmen in Kwara State might spend the weekend at the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as they are currently under...

Sat Nov 2nd, 2019     Read More →

EFCC detains 16 LG chairmen for fraud

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Nigeria’s anti-fraud office on Friday said it is questioning 16 chairmen of different local governments in Kwara State for alleged misappropriation of N4 billion loan and the state’s...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

Kwara Assembly confirms appointment of 16 commissioner

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The Kwara House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of 16 Commissioner nominees presented to it by Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. All the 16 Commissioner nominees among whom were nine...

Thu Oct 31st, 2019     Read More →