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Ministry Plans Installation of Automated Device For Mineral Verification

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by Eyitayo - 26 May 2016

DR Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, says the ministry is planning to install automated device to enable investors to verify minerals available in Nigeria. Fayemi announced this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. He said that the device would enable both local and...


Police Block Entrance to PDP Secretariat

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ARMED security operatives from the Nigeria Police Force on Sunday blocked the entrance to the premises of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretariat in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that no fewer than 40 police men were seen within and outside the party’s secretariat. Two police trucks, with registration no NPF 5209C and NPF2185C, were used to block the access...


KW-IRS Donates Public Toilets to Ago Market in Ilorin

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THE Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) as part of its Community Impact Program (CIP), has constructed public toilets at the Ago Market, in Ilorin-West LGA, Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital. The CIP is an initiative to give back to the residents of Kwara State, and to ensure that the agency remains socially responsible as a going concern. The Convenience, we gathered, was constructed as...

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Youths Discover Mutilated Body of Abducted Housewife in Kwara

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RESIDENTS of Arandun community in the Irepodun local government area of Kwara State have expressed  apprehension over discovery of mutilated body of a middle-aged housewife. The Nigerian Tribune gathered that remains of the deceased, identified to be Madam Rafat Azeez, were discovered by youths in the community at a location known as Gaa Animoro in the area, few days after her sudden disappearance. It...


‘There’s no Parallel ASUU in UNILORIN’

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THE Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin Chapter, Dr. Usman Adebimpe Raheem, has said that there is no parallel ASUU at the University of Ilorin, pointing out that the interest of just 11people will not override that of over 1,500 lecturers in the university. UNILORIN Bulletin, official newsletter of the institution quoted Raheem to have said while featuring...

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INEC to Conduct Bye-elections in Nasarawa, Kwara May 28

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THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has fixed May 28 for the conduct of bye-elections in Nasarawa and Kwara. This is contained in the commission’s daily bulletin issued on Wednesday in Abuja. The bye-election according to the bulletin would be conducted into Nasarawa-Toto Federal Constituency of Nasarawa State and Oke-Ero State Constituency of Kwara. Source ...


Photo News: The Day Helicopter Training Began in Aviation College, Ilorin

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Helicopters for training at the International Aviation College, Ilorin. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed delivering his speech at the flag off ceremony The Governor, flanked by the Deputy Governor and Deputy Speaker, unveiling the Helicopters for training.     The representative of the Chief of Naval Staff handing over the fleet of helicopters to the Kwara State Governor. The helicopter training...


KWSG to Sink 938 Boreholes to Boost Clean Water Supply

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THE Kwara State government is to drill 938 boreholes across the state, to boost water supply to all the nooks and crannyof the state. This is according to the special adviser to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed on agriculture and rural water support services, Hon. Anu Ibiwoye. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting between borehole drilling companies and the Kwara State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency...


Kwara Community Health Insurance Scheme Nominated for Financial Times Award

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THE Kwara State Community Health Insurance Scheme (CHIS) has secured yet another international acclaim as it has been nominated by Pharm Access Foundation, Netherlands for the 2016 Financial Times/IFC Transformational Business Award. The scheme was nominated under the “Achievement in Sustainable Development: Maternal and Infant Health” category of the awards. This was contained in a letter to...


Niger Stops Sponsorship of Pilgrims to Hajj, Jerusalem

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THE Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Monday said the state would no longer sponsor pilgrims to Jerusalem and Mecca. The new policy is contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Jibrin Baba Ndace in Minna, the state capital. The governor, according to the statement, said the present economic challenges in the country informed the decision of government to stop...


5 Ways to Transfer Files Between Your PC And Smartphone

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IN time past, transferring files like videos, photos and music could take forever. However, with the advancement in technology, you can move large files within minutes without worrying about how long it with take. For the technology ‘novice’ as well as the tech geek,, Africa’s no 1 hotel booking portal roll out the fastest and quickest ways to exchanges files between...