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FG Begins Work on Ajase-lpo/Offa Road

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by Eyitayo - 25 July 2016

SEQUEL to the signing of the Appropriation Act 2016 which captured the Ajase-Ipo /Offa /Erin Ile /Ilaodo road, work has commenced on its rehabilitation. From Amberi to Eleyoka section of the road, grading has commenced while work was also ongoing on the construction of the side drainage. When The Herald...


Kwara PDP Vows to Resist Appointment of LG Caretaker Committees

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THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State has vowed to resist any attempt by the state government to appoint local government caretaker committees in the state. The party said it would press for the conduct of elections at the end of the tenure of the current local council officials in October. The tenure of chairmen and councillors in 15 local governments will expire by October this year...


KWSG Denies Take Over of JSS Funding From LGs

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CONTRARY to media reports, the Kwara State government says it is yet to take over the funding of junior secondary education from local governments in the State. In a statement issued on Friday afternoon, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, described the media report as untrue and a misunderstanding of the government proposal...

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Welder Allegedly Cuts Off Farmer’s Head For Sale in Irepodun

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A welder, Segun Bamidele, at the weekend allegedly killed a farmer, Sunday Owolabi, on his farm at Rore in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. It was gathered that Bamidele severed Owolabi’s head and attempted to sell it. According to a source, Owolabi went to his farm on Saturday but never returned. His relatives got worried and a search was conducted. His headless body was discovered...


Polytechnic Student Shot Dead by Suspected Cultists in Kwara

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THE Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the death of a student, Kazeem Oloto, of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, who was shot by suspected cultists on Wednesday. The Police spokesman, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, told the Punch on Saturday that the victim might have been shot dead in a bush by suspected cultists who later dragged his lifeless body to the roadside. According to Okasanmi, the police recovered...

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How Plateau Monarch Was Killed, by Police Chief

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•Governor appeals for calm as youths protest  The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed the death of four people in Monday’s attack on the ruler of Bokkos Local Government, the Saf Ron Kulere, Lazarus Agai. Addressing reporters yesterday in his office, Commissioner of Police Oladunjoye Adekunle, said: “The late monarch was returning from his farm where he took labourers to work when the...


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...


Update: Vacant Farm Manager Position in Ilorin

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A Medium-Sized farm located in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital is currently restructuring for strategic short, medium and long term objectives. Short term objectives, which include, sustaining and increasing current revenue levels, while the medium to long term objectives include targeted expansion to fit into market demand, and creation of new markets for innovative agro products. We are constantly...


Ahmed Lauds Igbomina Mobile Clinic Initiative

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GOVERNOR Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has praised the initiatives of the Igbomina Community in healthcare delivery. Speaking at the flag-off of the Igbomina Mobile Clinic in Ajassepo, Kwara State, Ahmed said the initiative was complementary to great strides of his government in the health sector. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed The governor’s representative and Honourable Commissioner for Health,...


Sultan, Emir of Ilorin to Attend Da’wah Conference in Ilorin

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The President General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakar 11, will on Friday in Ilorin declare open a three-day national conference for the North-Central states on propagation of Islam. The event is being organised by the Da’wah Co-ordination Council of Nigeria (DCCN). The chairman, Central Working Committee of DCCN, Justice Idris Abdullahi...


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...