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    Akanbi Cautions FG Against Borrowing $30m

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    The pioneer chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC),Justice Mustapha Akanbi, has raised his voice against the proposed borrowing of about 30 billion dollars by the federal government. He said he does not believe in borrowing. He spoke in Ilorin, Kwara State during the commissioning of a library complex built…

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    Eminent Nigerians Storm Ilorin For Olusola Saraki’s 4-year Remembrance Prayer

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    Dignitaries from all walks of life yesterday thronged Ilorin, the Kwara State capital to participate in the fourth year remembrance prayer for the late political icon, Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki. The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and some federal lawmakers had arrived in Ilorin Sunday afternoon to put finishing touches to the preparations for the…

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    Saraki Inaugurates Empowerment Scheme

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    The  President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, in Ilorin, Kwara state formally inaugurated his novel youths empowerment programme. Saraki, under the scheme will provide 40,000 direct jobs for the youths in various vocation. Speaking at the ceremony which was graced by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed,  some federal lawmakers and the Speaker, Kwara State House of…

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    Saraki Plans 40,000 Jobs For Kwara Youths

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    Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday announced plan to create 40, 000 direct jobs in the next four years for youths in Kwara state. The youth empowerment scheme will be carried out under Skill Acquisition, Training and Empowerment Programme (STEP) of Saraki Employment and Empowerment Centre (SEEC), Ilorin. The managing consultant for STEP, Mr. Nasir…

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    Saraki Flags Off N300m Water, Road Projects In Ilorin

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    The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday flagged off a N300 million water project in Ilorin, Kwara State. Under the scheme, both the low-lift and high-lift pumps at Agba Dam Water Works, GRA, Ilorin will be replaced. Some old components of the dam that was commissioned in 1959 will also be replaced. The Senate President…

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    Onaiyekan Backs PMB’s Anti-graft War

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    The Cardinal Archbishop of Abuja, John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, has expressed the support of all Catholic Bishops in the country for President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s   fight against corruption. He, however, warned against the abuse of fundamental human rights while prosecuting the anti- graft war. Onaiyekan stated this yesterday in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital during an…

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    PMB: Era Of Wasteful Spending Over

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    President Muhammadu Buhari,yesterday, told authorities of Nigerian universities that the era of wasteful spending was over. Buhari handed down the warning during the 32nd convocation of the university of Ilorin, Kwara state. Though, he said government on its part would continue to fund the universities to the limit of its available resources,he warned that   every…

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    UNILORIN Ph.D Graduand Dies On Convocation Day

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    A doctoral degree graduand of the University of Ilorin, Dr. Abdul-Hafeez Adedimeji died yesterday morning, his day of graduation. Adedimeji who bagged Ph.d degree in Arabic Studies was among the 166 doctoral degree students the University graduated yesterday. Until his death, Adedimeji was a lecturer at the Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State. The Dean, Faculty…

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    67 UNILORIN Students Bag First Class

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    A total of 67 graduating students of the University of Ilorin have bagged first class degrees. The graduation of 8,038 students from the various faculties of the institution will come up on Friday and Saturday in Ilorin, Kwara State. This is even as 103,238 applicants jostled for just 10 per cent available admission spaces in…

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    Gov Ahmed Commissions N200m Asphalt Plant

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    The Kwara state governor,Alh Abdulfatah Ahmed has commissioned the N200m Asphalt Plant fully owned by the state government. Speaking at the ceremony, Governor Ahmed  described the asphalt plant with a  capacity of 25 tones per hour as a major milestone of his administration’s determination to create vital new infrastructure and maintain existing ones for the…

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