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Unlicensed PR Practitioners to be Prosecuted

by Eyitayo - 25 April 2017

THE Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) said it would soon commence the prosecution of persons, including governments’ spokespersons, practicing public relations without license. National Vice President of the institute, Alhaji Mukhtar Suraju, made this known at a news conference in Ilorin on...

Politics

2019: Saraki Furious Over Alleged Guber Moves of MM, Baraje, Speaker, Zakari, Others

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LEADER of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State and Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki was purportedly furious over the alleged gubernatorial moves of some politicians in the state for 2019. Saraki, National Pilot gathered last night, reportedly expressed strong reservations over the issue during a meeting with APC members and stakeholders in the party at the Great Hall when...

Government

Kwara Govt Denies Owing Workers

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CONTRARY to media reports, the Kwara State Government on Wednesday maintained that it has fully paid all categories of workers and pensioners at the state level. In a statement by the state commissioner for finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, the State government stressed that it is up to date with payment of salaries and pensions to the State workers and retirees. Banu clarified that salary delays only...

Law/Crime News

Ilorin Cult Clash Update: Kwara Police Arrests 13 Suspected Cultists

KWARA state police command has arrested 13 persons suspected to have involved themselves in a recent four-day cult clash in the Ilorin metropolis. It is recalled that eight persons were reportedly feared killed while several others sustained serious injuries in the clash between Thursday last week and Sunday. The development also caused apprehension among residents in the affected areas while the...

Education

NNPC, Chevron, Others Donate Science Lab to Kwara School

A multi-million naira worth of science laboratory complex was recently donated to Comprehensive College, Isanlu-Isin in Isin Local Government Council of Kwara State by Agbami group, comprising five major oil companies, NNPC, Petrobras, Statoil, Famfa Oil and Chevron. The complex consists of a 40-seater biology laboratory, 40-seater chemistry laboratory, 40-seater physics laboratory, fume chamber,...

North Central

Christian, Muslim Youths Guard Mosques, Churches During Festivities in Plateau-PCRC

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THE Police Community Relations Committee, (PCRC), says it  has adopted a strategy whereby Christian youths  guard mosques during Muslim festivities and Muslims youths guard Churches during Christian festivities in Plateau. Mr Ola Azeez, the Chairman of Police Community Relations Committee, (PCRC), Plateau chapter, disclosed this when he led the group on a visit to the Commissioner Commissioner...

Agriculture

Customs Seize 750 Bags of Illegally Imported Rice in Kwara

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A Deputy Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service, Mr. Abdullahi Umar, on Sunday said Customs officers seized over 750 bags of rice and other prohibited goods estimated at over N52m in Kwara State after clashes with smugglers. He added that some smugglers and residents attempted to lynch some of the operatives, who, however, escaped by a whisker. Umar noted that smugglers at border areas had become...

Health

Lawmaker Gives Free Medicare to 500 Rural Dwellers

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MR. Zakari Mohammed, a member representing Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency of Kwara, have bankrolled a free medical care for more than 500 residents of border communities in the state. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Gure, that the exercise was his own way of giving back to the society. He noted that most people in the area were agrarians that needed routine medical check-up...

Religion

Gov Ahmed Appoints Two New Special Assistants

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KWARA State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the appointment of Mallam Saheed Muhammad as Special Assistant, Islamic Affairs and Reverend Cornelius Fawenu as Special Assistant, Christian Affairs. News of their appointment was contained in a statement issued on Friday in Ilorin by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold. He said the appointments were driven by...

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Post S/Court Judgment: Olofa Preaches Unity, Tolerance, Peaceful Co-existence

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OBA Mufutau Gbadamosi of Ofa, Kwara, on Monday appealed to his people to be peaceful, tolerant and remain committed to the growth and development of the town. Gbadamosi made the appeal at his palace during a special prayer and thanksgiving following the affirmation of his appointment as the traditional ruler of Offa by the Supreme Court on Friday. Gbadamosi, who described the judgment as one of “no...