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How Abdulrazaq shocked Kwara political bookmakers with ‘strange’ all female first batch cabinet

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By Demola Akinyemi During the 100 days anniversary breakfast meeting with journalists in Kwara State inside the expansive hall of Kwara hotels, Governor Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman among others drops...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

CBN Cashless Policy: traders, residents express concern

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By Olubukola Aiyedogbon, Ilorin Residents of Ilorin, capital of Kwara have expressed concern over the charges on deposits by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Kwara State Some of them who spoke with...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

INEC moves to identify threats to Nov.16 Kogi governorship election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) has directed its officials to identify any risk or threat that may disrupt the conduct of the Nov. 16 governorship election in...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish annually — Emefiele

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The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says about 1.2 billion dollars worth of fish is imported into this country annually. Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

CTG: CBN to engage 300,000 farmers to produce 450,000 metric tons of cotton

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says its current effort to revive Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) industry is targeting at engaging 300,000 farmers to achieve 450,000 metric tonnes of cotton...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Kwara governor condemns poor channelisation of Asa River

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Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq of Kwara has condemned the channelisation of Asa River in Ilorin, saying it is narrow. Kwara governor condemns poor channelisation of Asa River The governor called on...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

165,631 PVCs not collected in Kogi, 40,912 in Bayelsa – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 165,631 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in Kogi and 40,912 in Bayelsa, as at Sept. 13. The commission...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC arrests 25 LAUTECH students for internet fraud

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Operatives of the Advance Fee Fraud Unit of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Abuja Headquarters, have arrested 25 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology,...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Price of kerosene up 10.8% as cooking gas drops

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By Prince Okafor Average price of petroleum products across the 36 states of the federation have recorded some increases in the month of August, 2019, the Nigerian Bureau of Statistic, NBS, has...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Migrants population growing faster than world population ―Report

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The number of international migrants in the world currently 3.5 per cent of people on Earth is now increasing at a faster pace than the entire population of the planet. Immigrants seeking US...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

We are democratizing poverty instead of democratizing hope, Fayemi to Political Elites

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….Urges them to Make democracy your everyday Culture ….Calls for Urgent Improvement in Nigeria’s body Politics By Henry Umoru CHAIRMAN, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

89 Disengaged staff of Kwara hotels beg Gov Abdulrazaq for reinstatement

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By Demola Akinyemi, Ilorin The 89 staff disengaged from service in Kwara Hotels over two years ago have appealed to Governor Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman to reinstate them in order to reduce...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Tinubu bags African democracy award

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The National Stalwart of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has won African Democracy Award for his efforts to grow democracy and good governance on the...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Don calls for private sector-driven food sufficiency regime

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Professor Michael Ngadi, Director, Integrated Food and Bioprocess (IFB) programme, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Ngadi made the assertion on Tuesday at the 20th International Conference...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Okowa hails Team Delta for winning 5th NYG

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Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday congratulated the victorious Team Delta for winning the 5th National Youth Games (NYG). Okowa praised the team for doggedness and determination...

Tue Sep 17th, 2019     Read More →