• B.Sc–HND Disparity Hinders Nigeria’s Technological Growth – Experts

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    The disparity between B.Sc / HND certificates has been identified as the major problem militating against technological development in Nigeria. The chairman of Kwara state branch of the Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE), Engr. Sunday Asaolu stated this when he led his colleagues on visit to Kwara  State Polytechnic, Ilorin. Asaolu also decried…

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    Unpaid 8 Months Salaries: Kwara Councillors Seek Governor’s Intervention

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    Serving 193 local government councillors in Kwara state, under the aegis of Kwara state Councillors Forum, yesterday sought the intervention of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed in the payment of their six- eight month salary arrears. They,however, clarified that it is the local government councils that is owing them. The councillors also demanded for the payment of…

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    Ahmed Flags Off Construction Of N3.7bn Underpass

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    The Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, yesterday flagged off the construction of a N3.7bn Garin-Alimi Split Diamond Underpass in Ilorin as part of efforts to decongest traffic in the metropolis. Ahmed at the flag off said the project, to be funded through the newly launched Kwara State Infrastructure Development Fund (IFK), is expected to…

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  • Saraki Distributes N250m Empowerment Equipment

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    Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki yesterday in Ilorin, Kwara State, distributed empowerment materials worth N250 million to selected beneficiaries across the state. A total of 80 tricycle machines, 1,777 grinding machines,664 sewing machines, among other items were distributed to the beneficiaries. The empowerment scheme, according to the Senate president, was designed to alleviate poverty and…

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  • Only Prudence Can Grow Nation’s Economy– Council Chair

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    The Chairman, Ekiti local government area in Kwara state, Mr. Akintoba Fatigun has called for prudency, transparency and effective management of the nation’s resources to better the lot of the people. Fatigun in an interview with LEADERSHIP Sunday stressed that  mismanagement of the nation’s resources brought about the present challenges facing in the country. He…

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    Kwara Police Parade 4 Murder Suspects, 2 Cultists

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    The Kwara State Police Command has paraded one Segun Bamidele, the suspected killer of a farmer in Rore, Irepodun local government area of the state. The suspect, a welder at the weekend allegedly killed Sunday Owolabi in the latter’s farmland and severed his head. The command paraded the suspect holding the headless body of the…

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  • Frivolous Public Holidays Hinder Economic Growth – Issa Aremu

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    A renowned labour leader,Comrade Issa Aremu has decried the federal government’s extension of Eid-el-Fitr holiday to yesterday. He said Nigeria cannot grow her economy and come out of poverty if institutions of government continued to compel worker to observe what he called “frivolous public holidays”when even developed nations of the world were at work. Aremu…

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