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New National Policy on Information Underway- Lai Mohammed

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by Independent Kwaran - 17 October 2016

MR Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, said on Monday in Jos that the Federal Government was working assiduously to finalise work on the new draft National Policy on Information. Mohammed spoke at the stakeholders’ conference on ‘National Communication Policy and Strategy,’ held...


Why Kwara APC Suspended Party Chair

The Kwara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the party’s Chairman in Ilorin West Local Government Area, Alhaji Suleiman Balah. The party’s Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Sulaiman Buhari, made this public in a statement on Saturday in Ilorin. The Kwara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the party’s Chairman in Ilorin West Local Government Area, Alhaji Suleiman Balah. The party’s Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Sulaiman Buhari, made this public in a statement on Saturday in Ilorin. Source ...


Solid Minerals: Kwara Seeks 13% Derivation Benefits

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THE Kwara State Government has called for the immediate inclusion of the state on the list of beneficiaries of the 13% derivation fund from the solid minerals as a solid minerals producing state. The State Commissioner for Industry and Solid Minerals Development, Hajia Funmilayo Oniwa made the government position known in Ilorin at the Stakeholders Forum organised by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation...

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Kwarans Praise Kwara CP, Call For More Active Police Phone Numbers

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RESIDENTS of Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital have commended the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Olusola Amore, for advising the men of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other policemen in the state to adhere strictly to the stated rules of engagement with the members of the public and ethics guiding the operation of the Nigeria Police Force. Our correspondent who went to town to see the reaction...


KWASU’s Osofisan Installed First African Thalia Laureate

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PROFESSOR Femi Osofisan of the Kwara State University (KWASU) has been formally inducted as the winner of the prestigious Thalia Award by the UNESCO global partner in the Performing Arts – the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC). This is contained in the institution’s bulletin, KWASU Update, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN ) in Ilorin on Wednesday. According...

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Kogi NUT Begs Gov to Pay Teachers’ Salaries

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THE Chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kogi State, Mr Abdullahi Suleiman, on Monday appealed to the state government to hasten payment of arrears of salaries owed teachers. He made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in his office in Lokoja. Suleiman said that the affected teachers had found it difficult to cater for their families and other dependants, due...


Al-Hikmah University to Invest N80M in Crop Production

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AN Islamic faith- based university- Al-Hikmah University- in Ilorin, Kwara state has invested N80 million on crop production on 10 hectares of land as part of measures to support the task of ensuring sustainable food security in the state and the country at large. Recently, due to the dwindling fortunes from oil and the need to ensure food security so as to wad-off imminent threat of hunger, the...


Expert Warns Women on The Use of Tampons During Menstrual Cycle

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DR. Kike Adesina of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned women not to use tampons for menstrual cycle as it portends danger to them. Adesina of the Department of Gynaecology of UITH told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that tampons could pose danger to women’s health. “Tampons in themselves are not safe due to the impact on vaginal health and hygiene. “Women...


Muslims Celebrate Sallah Amidst Tight Security in Kwara

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THERE was tight security at the various eid prayer grounds in the Federal Capital Territory and Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Monday as Muslim faithful marked the Eid-el-Kabir. Policemen from the Police Mobile Force, Counter-Terrorism Units and the Explosive Ordinance Department were deployed in the prayer grounds to foil any plot by nefarious elements. Armed policemen were also seen at...


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...