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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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    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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