• APC Govt Remains Best Option For Nigerians – Abdullahi

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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) – led federal government remains the best option for the country, inspite of economic challenges facing Nigerians. The national publicity secretary of APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi stated this during an interview with  newsmen in Ilorin,  Kwara state. Abdullahi opined that it would be unfair for Nigerians to blame the Muhammadu…

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  • 14m People Develop Cancer Annually – Minister

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    Over 14 million people Worldwide develop cancer every year, the minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Jummai Al-Hassan has said. Al-Hassan described cancer as one of the world’s greatest health epidemics of the 21st century. The minister made the revelation yesterday in Ilorin, Kwara state during the commissioning of one of the 28 cancer screening centres…

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  • FG Asks Nigerians To Prevail On NASS To Approve $30bn Loan

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    The  federal government yesterday asked Nigerians to prevail on the National Assembly to approve the $30 billon loan proposal that was submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari to enable government execute  key policy programmes and reflate the economy. The  minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi made the call in Ilorin,  Kwara  State during  the…

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  • Sultan Advocates Regulation Of Social Media

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    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Saad Abubakar III, has called for the regulation of social media usage by the youths, saying the medium was being used to fuel conflicts around the world. The sultan made this call while laying the foundation of the N508 million University of Ilorin Centre for Qur’an Memorisation, in Ilorin,…

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  • Kwara LG Owes Sweepers 8 Months Salary Arrears

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    The llorin West local government area of Kwara State is  owing over 600 Sweepers in its  employment eight months salaries. The sweepers, mostly women and widows were engaged by the council to maintain clean environment in major roads within the council area. The chairman of the caretaker committee for the council, Alhaji AbdulHameed Oladipupo-Ali confirmed …

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  • 2016 Budget Was Reworked, Not Padded – Lasun

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    The deputy speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Sulaimon Lasun Yussuff, has clarified that  the lower chamber of the national assembly only reworked the  2016 appropriation bill as against the  erroneous believe that it padded the budget. He also rose in stout defense of the contentious constituency projects of the lawmakers, saying that that real democracy…

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  • Kwara Community Denies Influx Of Boko Haram

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    Agbeyangi Community in Ilorin East local government area of Kwara yesterday denied a reported influx of Boko Haram members into the area. The Alagua of Agbeyangi, Alhaji Aliyu Baba, said in statement in Ilorin that a media report to that effect was not true. A national daily had reported that some items, belonging to suspected…

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  • Issa Aremu Asks Ajaero, Others To Return To NLC

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    The vice president of Industrial Global Union, Comrade Issa Aremu, yesterday asked the aggrieved labour leaders that formed the United Labour Congress (ULC) to retrace their steps. He asked the ULC’s masterminds to return to the fold of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and join hands with its leadership to find solution to whatever is…

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  • Victory Over Insurgency Will Boost Economy – Baraje

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    A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has said that the nation’s breakthrough in the war against terror will have desirable impact on the ailing economy. He said the victory will bring about economic recovery, currently in recession, if well managed. Baraje who spoke with newsmen in Ilorin, hailed the…

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  • IEDPU Seeks Completion of Highways Rehabilitation

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    The Ilorin Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) yesterday urged the federal government to expedite action on the ongoing reconstruction and rehabilitation of federal highways that cut across Kwara State. It also called for the establishment of a Federal College of Education in the state. IEDPU national president, Alhaji AbdulHamid Adi, made the call  at the ongoing…

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