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Workers protest waterworks shutdown in Kwara


Waterworks across Kwara state have been shut down following a protest embarked upon by staff of the State Water Corporation. The workers, who took to the streets in Ilorin on Wednesday were protesting non-remittance of deductions from their salaries for cooperative unions and National Housing Fund under the supervision of the Federal Mortgage Bank. The protesters under the aegis of ...

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APC Govt in Kwara will tackle water scarcity, decayed infrastructure


The incoming administration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara will address the decades of scarcity of potable water and decayed infrastructure being experienced by people in the state. Alhaji Tajudeen Mustapha-Asunnara, the state Coordinator for Buhari Support Group (BSG), made the promise at a news conference on Thursday in llorin. The news conference was organised by the party’s ...

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Kwara Gov. claims improved IGR is boosting infrastructure


IGR – Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State says the internal revenue reform carried out by his administration has enhanced the capacity of the State government to meet its recurrent obligations and implement capital projects. Speaking during an interactive session with newsmen in Ilorin, Governor Ahmed said the reform which led to establishment of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service ...

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FG will deliver 2,450 housing units – Minister

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The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Hassan, has said that the Federal Government will deliver no fewer than 2,450 housing units in the first phase of the National Housing Programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He said the programme involved the building of an average of 70 housing units in 35 states of the federation ...

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12 dead, 8 others injured in Ogun ghastly motor accident

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Not less than 12 persons were sent to their early graves in Ogun state in a ghastly motor accident which occurred Saturday. Eight other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries. The incident occurred Saturday at about 12:25 pm at Fidiwo village, an Ogun community, sharing common border with Oyo State. It was gathered that the ghastly motor accident road  involved two ...

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Residents lament as govt demolishes buildings on NNPC pipeline


The federal government has demolished buildings erected illegally on oil pipelines of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Tanke area in Ilorin, Kwara State. The exercise lasted from April 3 to 7 in Tanke area, while that in another area of the state capital known as Okeoyi was carried out about two weeks earlier. Escorted by soldiers, an NNPC ...

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Rainstorm destroys property worth millions of naira in Kwara


Property worth  millions of naira in both residential and public buildings in Ilorin, Kwara state were destroyed by a late Tuesday evening rainstorm accompanied by a windstorm. Affected areas in the metropolis included Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Adewole, Alore, Oloje, Ogidi, Gaa-Akanbi, Okolowo, River Basin and Zango communities, just as the state capital had experienced power outage since Tuesday evening. It ...

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FG to construct housing project worth N107.7m in Kwara

Kwara state construct housing project worth N17.7m

Federal Government, in connection with the Kwara state government, is set to complete a 76- unit housing project in Il orin metropolis, Ilorin West local government area of the state as part of efforts to bridge housing deficit in the country. Conducting journalists round the housing project on Wednesday, the federal controller, ministry of Housing, Architect Kunle Shonibare and Director ...

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Kwara State governor assures residents of completion of all on-going infrastructural projects


The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed has reassured Kwarans that all on-going capital projects embarked upon by his administration would be completed on schedule, ROYAL NEWS reports. Governor Ahmed gave the assurance on Wednesday in Ilorin while speaking with newsmen shortly after inspecting on-going projects within the metropolis. According to the governor, “this administration has made funds available for ...

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AMCON drags Ofa monarch to court over N11b debt saga

AMCON drags Ofa monarch to court over N11b debt saga

In a bid to recover a debt of N11.2 billion, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON ) has dragged the Olofa of Ofa Kingdom in Kwara state, Nigeria, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi and his two companies, Zarm Poultry and Feeds Mills Limited and Zarm Stores Limited before a Federal high court in Lagos. In a statement of claim filed before the ...

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