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FG to Commission 8 New Power Plants – Fashola

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by Independent Kwaran - 13 December 2017

THE Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said about 1,129 megawatts (mw) of electricity will be added to the national grid when eight power plants are commissioned in 2018. According to the Daily Trust, Fashola, who stated this at the 22nd power sector meeting at Geregu Power Plc...

Politics

Saraki and I Won’t Return to PDP, Says Kwara Governor

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THE Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Sunday said he and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, would not return to the Peoples Democratic Party despite the recent call on them to do so by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. He said they were committed to using the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress to deliver service to the people. Ahmed spoke in an interview with journalists...

Government

KWHA Decries Below Par Performance of Water Resources

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THE Kwara State House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources has expressed displeasure over the below-expectation performance of the state Ministry of Water Resources in the provision of portable water for residents of Ilorin metropolis due to paucity of funds to the ministry. To this end, the House Committee has initiated a tripartite meeting between the legislature, the state...

Law/Crime News

NSCDC Officers Beat KWARTMA Staff to Pop in Ilorin

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THERE was pandemonium in Ilorin the Kwara State capital as men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, (NSCDC) beat two staff of the Kwara State Road Maintenance Agency (KWARTMA) to a point of coma while on duty. ROYAL NEWS reports that the incidence occurred around 7.25pm on Wednesday thereby causing disorderliness under the popular post office bridge. The affected KWARTMA staff are,...

Education

N23bn Allowance: UNILORIN ASUU Accuses Education Ministry of Sidelining

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LECTURERS at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), have said that they are being left out of the N23 billion Earned Academic Allowance (EAA) released by government last week to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) because they did not go on strike. The allowance was said to be in partial fulfilment of the agreement between the ASUU and federal government. Speaking with journalists...

North Central

Empowerment: Institute Trains 96 Orphans, Less-privileged Youths in ICT Free in Plateau

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A-PLUS Computer Training Institute Ltd., on Monday graduated 96 orphans and less privileged youths it trained in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) free in Plateau. The Proprietor of the institute, Mr Sylvanus Koppe, who made this known at the graduation ceremony in Jos, said that the training lasted six months from June to December. “This gesture is aimed at complementing government’s...

Agriculture

Christmas: Kogi Confluence Rice to Sell for N7,000

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THE Kogi State Government has commenced the sale of its long awaited Confluence rice. The confluence rice is being piloted by the State Agricultural Development Project (Kogi ADP). The agency said it has commenced the milling and sales of the confluence rice to meet the high demand during the yuletide season. Assistant Managing Director of Kogi ADP, Mr Isaac Ejiga, who made the revelation said...

Health

Commonwealth Medical Association Attributes Lack of Political Will, Others to Brain Drain in Health Sector

THE Vice-President, Commonwealth Medical Association, Dr Osahon Enabulele, has identified lack of political will as one of the major factors causing brain drain in the Nigerian health sector. Enabulele made the assertion in a keynote address at the 34th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Association of Resident Doctors, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin on...

Religion

Chief Imam Lauds Community For Religious Tolerance

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THE Chief Imam of Ilorin, the Kara State capital city, Sheikh Bashir Solihu, has commended residents of Egosi community in Oke-Ero Local Government Area of the state for exhibiting a high level of religious tolerance and harmony. Imam Solihu gave the commendation during the installation of Imam Abdulrasak Akewusola Suleiman as the new Chief Imam of Egosi Central Mosque. The programme also featured...

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OPINION: KWARA- The Hub For Vocational Skills And Quality Learning

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HUMAN capital in layman parlance refers to the stock of knowledge and skills held by an individual to advance organizational goals and produce economic value. Human Capacities that makes growth, development, and progress possible can be termed human capital development. The greatest resource or asset any nation can boast of at any point in time is its people. The citizen of any nation must be looked...