By Sheriff Alase (@teejayalase)   The establishment of Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) is an inestimable blessing for not only the people of Kwara State but also all the non-Kwarans residing in the state. Kwara State is one of the states at the bottom of the ladder when the states of the federation are hierarchically arranged according to what […]

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TSA: Kwara Bags NIBSS Outstanding Performance Award for Cashless Transactions

The Kwara state Government on Thursday won an award for Outstanding Performance as Cashless Driver in the Government Category at the maiden Electronic Payments Incentive Scheme(EPIS) Efficiency Award 2016, held in Lagos. Kwara was one of the only two states that received recognition in the government category alongside Lagos State, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Office of the Accountant […]

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Kwara To Attract N30b Investment in 3 Years – Ahmed

Kwara State Government Investment drive is to attract investments worth N30billion to the state through Public Private Partnership in key sectors between now and 2019.   The State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, who identified the crucial investment sectors as including manufacturing, power, health, energy and aviation also said the mineral sector is to attract N1.5b worth new investments within the […]

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Kwara Political Elites and Their Pull-Down Syndrome; A Perpetual Hypocrisy That Would Perpetually Fail

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It is only in Kwara state one finds it difficult to differentiate between the educated class and illiterates because the discerning minds allow their selfish interests to reign while objectivity suffers. The so called Kwara elites, with higher academic certificates and political prowess, out of their political desperation, always tend to either incite the public against the Senate President Abubakar […]

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Discharge and Acquit Saraki or re arraigned Bola Tinubu – NNPSG

A Non governmental organisation the Nigeria Needs Positive Change Group(NNPCG)  at weekend lashed out at the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency discharge and Acquit Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki or re – arraigned Bola Tinubu former governor of Lagos State. This become Imperative following the development on Friday at the on going Trial of the Senate President […]

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Kwara Speaker pledges commitment to state tourism development

Ali Ahmad with Femi Adebayo

The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Dr Ali Ahmad has pledged the House preparedness towards supporting the state government drive to improve the state economy through culture and tourism. The move, Ahmad stressed became imperative as it would go a long way in enhancing the sector and boost Kwara Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to further enable government […]

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Don’t Drag The Emir Into Politics; Ilorin Youths Warned

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The Ilorin Emirate Youth Development Association, IEYDA, has expressed disappointment over a publication by an online media, (Sahara reporter) causing disaffection and over heating the polity by engaging in an attack on the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari. It would be recalled that the Sahara reporter had in its recent publication entitled: “‎How Saraki turned Emir of Ilorin into […]

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Multiple Salaries: Kwara to Prosecute Culprits -Gov Ahmed

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Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has vowed to prosecute any civil servant found collecting multiple salaries in the state at the end of the on-going Bank Verification Number (BVN) alignment exercise.   Governor Ahmed, who gave the warning in an interview with journalists in Ilorin, said ” it was criminal and ungodly for anyone to be collecting multiple salaries […]

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FG to Formalise Artisanal and Small Scale Miners

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said that activities of artisanal and small scale miners in the country would be formalized to ensure sustainable development of the mineral resources and enhance the sector’s contribution to national economic growth.   Fayemi said this in Ilorin at the Opening Ceremony of the 52nd Conference of the Nigerian Mining […]

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