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  • NAFDAC Launches Investigation Into Imported Garri From India

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    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commenced investigation into the purported import of garri from India. The  Acting  Director  General  of NAFDAC,  Mrs  Yetunde  Oni disclosed  this  in Ilorin,  Kwara state yesterday at a one-day zonal campaign on current regulatory issues in the safe use of drugs, animal feeds,…

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  • FEDPOLY Students Lament Hike In Kerosene Price

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    Students of the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State, have expressed sadness over the unduly hike in Kerosene price as a litre is now sold for N500 in black market and N400 in filling stations. A cross section of the student described the situation as ‘distasteful”, saying it has even made life intolerable for them especially…

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  • World Bank Provides $320m For Community, Social Devt In Nigeria

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    The  World  Bank has provided $320 million  credit  to assist poor and vulnerable  Nigerians  in  remote  areas  through the Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA) . CSDA has branches in 26 states  of  the  federation and  the  Federal Capital  Territory (FCT), Abuja. The World  Bank  also late last year, approved $75 million for the North-East…

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  • Niger Govt Decries Poor State Of Federal Roads

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    The  Niger  State  government  has cried out  over  the  poor  state of  federal  roads  in the  state. The state’s  commissioner for  Information , Mr Jonathan  Vatsa in an interview  with  LEADERSHIP in Ilorin, described  the condition of federal roads in Niger State as  terrible. Vatsa  spoke  at the  sidelines  of  the  town hall  meeting  organised …

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  • Landmark Varsity Launches ‘Stop Bush Burning’ Campaign

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    The Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State has  embarked on an anti-bush burning campaign to stem losses arising from such fires in the country. The university’s vice chancellor, Prof. Aize Obayan disclosed this during the inauguration of the anti-bush burning campaign organised by the institution in Omu-Aran, Irepodun local government area of the state. The campaign,…

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  • Kwara: A Look At N3bn KWASU Library Project

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    A first  time  visitor  to  Kwara  State  University,  Malete (KWASU) cannot but  notice  an imposing  edifice.  The imposing edifice is the N3 billion university library under construction. The  project  which  has become a cynosure  of all  eyes is a testimony  to the  good  job  that the Tertiary  Education  Trust Fund (TETFund) is doing. It also…

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  • Kwara Detects 67 Fake Citizenship Certificates In Military Recruitments

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    The Kwara government yesterday said it has discovered 67 persons recruited into the Nigerian Army with fake citizenship certificates of the between 2010 and  2016. The Secretary to the state Government, Alhaji lsiaka Gold disclosed this  when he appeared before the state House of assembly Committee on ethics, priviledges and judiciary yesterday. Gold while testifying…

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  • Military Recruitments: Kwara Assembly Summons SSG, Revenue Board Chair

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    The Kwara  State House of Assembly  yesterday summoned the secretary to the state government, Alh Isiaka  Gold and the  chairman of the state internal revenue service,  Dr  Murtala  Awodun  over alleged shortchanging of Kwarans in  the  recent military and paramilitary recruitment exercises. The house issued the summon  after accepting an explanation from the chairman of…

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  • Ex-education Minister, Saadu Dies At 83

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    A former minister of state for education, Alhaji Saka Saadu is dead. Saadu, an alumnus of the university of Ibadan, who also served  as permanent secretary and secretary to the government of Kwara State died at the ripe age of 83. In a condolence message, the Kwara state governor, Alh Abdulfatah Ahmed,  described the death…

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  • 10,700 Households Benefit From FG’s Cash Transfer In Kwara

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    About 10, 700 households are currently benefiting from the first phase of the Federal Government’s National Cash Transfer programme in Kwara State. Under the scheme, 12 Local government areas are participating in the phase while the remaining four local government areas are being considered to benefit in the second phase. The head of unit, Conditional…

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