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Gov. Ahmed urges new council chairmen to find solution to salary crisis

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Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has urged the new local government councils chairmen in the state to find a sustainable solution to salary crisis in their local governments. Ahmed made the call on...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria needs restructuring to strengthen public institutions — Gov Ahmed

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has said that the glamour for restructuring of the country was a genuine one that would strengthen public...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →

Plateau schools’ principals lament dearth of teachers

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Jos—Principals of public secondary schools in Plateau State have decried the inadequate teachers in core subjects, saying the scarcity has contributed to the schools’ inability to...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →

2018 Budget: Industrialists, business operators urge Kwara Govt. to revive moribund industries

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The Kwara State Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KWACCIMA) on Wednesday urged the state government to set aside some percentage of the 2018 budget for the revival of moribund...

Mon Nov 27th, 2017     Read More →

Customs Area Command generates N2.1bn

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Customs Area Controller for Niger, Kwara and Kogi Mr Benjamin Binga, said the command generated N2.1 billion revenue from January to date. ‎ Binga disclosed this in Minna on Monday while...

Mon Nov 27th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari’s poor performance has revived PDP — Makarfi

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Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi is the Chairman, National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Elected twice as governor of Kaduna State, North-West Nigeria, Makarfi is...

Mon Nov 27th, 2017     Read More →

Tornadoes says pre-season tournament good preparation for NPFL

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Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna says the 2017 Gold Cup in Ilorin, Kwara state is good preparation for the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Niger Tornadoes Its Technical Adviser,...

Sun Nov 26th, 2017     Read More →

VAIDS: FG recruits 2190 tax officers, says Adeosun

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The Federal Government has recruited and trained 2,190 Community Tax Liaison Officers (CTLOs) under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), says the Minister of Finance, Mrs...

Sun Nov 26th, 2017     Read More →

Desperation to become rich was all over me, says man caught with seven human skulls

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A man, Olayinka Abass Akeem, 32, allegedly arrested with seven fresh human skulls along Ajase-Ipo Road, Kwara State by the police, has confessed that he is a ritualist. Olayinka Abass According to...

Sun Nov 26th, 2017     Read More →

Maina derailed when he saw big money – Retirees (1)

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Pathetic aptly describes the situation of pensioners across the country who have been left destitute following their meagre monthly pension which does not even come as and when due. It is like...

Sun Nov 26th, 2017     Read More →

AARE ONA KAKANFO: We are Yoruba, don’t throw us away, Kwara people plead with Gani Adams

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Yoruba in Kwara State have appealed to the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land – designate, Otunba Gani Adams, to carry them along in his quest for the unity and cultural drive of the...

Sat Nov 25th, 2017     Read More →

How Ekwueme, Bisi Onabanjo plotted six geopolitical zones from prison

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Dr. Alex Ekwueme who died last Sunday was a democracy activist who laid his all for patriotic political causes when it mattered. It is as such not surprising...

Sat Nov 25th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers Dec. 4

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The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local government areas of the...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

ABU has largest carrying capacity, diversity, most sourced university – VC

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Zaria (Kaduna State) – No fewer than 50 students would graduate with first class degree during the 40th convocation ceremony of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) scheduled to hold on...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers on Dec. 4

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Abuja – The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →