#PIGB Scales Second Reading in the House of Representatives, Brings it one step closer to becoming a law

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Today, the House of Representatives passed for Second Reading, the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). This is coming less than three weeks after the Senate passed its own version of the Bill, which is aimed at creating a conducive business environment for the operations of the petroleum industry and overhaul the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation for better efficiency. The bill, […]

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​SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, ALHAJI ABDULFATAH AHMED, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE AT THE FLAG-OFF OF MAIGIDA SOLUDERO MASS TRANSIT SCHEME ON 31ST MAY, 2017 IN ILORIN

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COURTESIES   It is with great delight that I join you today to flag-off the Maigida Soludero Mass Transit Scheme. This intervention upscales the existing transport scheme, which involves Motorcycles, Taxis, and Mini-Buses, by introducing higher capacity Mass Transit Buses. With this scheme, intra and inter city transportation will now be more available, affordable and efficient.   As the name […]

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KWSG Moves to Establish Fire Stations in Oja-Tuntun, Others

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CONSEQUENT upon recurring fire outbreak at the Baboko market, popularly known as Oja- Tuntun in Ilorin, Kwara State, there are efforts by the State Government to establish fire service station in markets across the 16 local government areas and congested areas in the state. The Special Assistant on Emergency Matters to the Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Hon. Abdullahi Duro Mohammed yesterday […]

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APC to heads of govt agencies: don’t disrespect National Assembly

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned its members, who are appointees of government, not to disrespect the National Assembly. The party said the National Assembly is the institution at the heart of the nation’s democracy, noting that any form of denigration of that institution was “like flirting with suicide”. The National Assembly has had running battles with government appointees […]

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​We’re Yet To Receive Second Tranche of Paris Club Refund – KWSG

The Kwara State Government says it is yet to receive a second tranche of the London-Paris club loans refund from the federal government. The State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu disclosed this on Friday in Ilorin while briefing journalists after the meeting of the State Joint Accounts Allocation Committee (JAAC). Banu stated that although President Muhammadu Buhari has authorized […]

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​Why February Pensions Were Delayed: KWSG

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The Kwara State government says late receipt of elements of federal allocation was responsible for the delay in payment of pension to State pensioners for the month of February, 2017. The State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu made this known on Wednesday in Ilorin. He explained that though, FAAC elements such as statutory allocation, Value Added Tax (VAT) and […]

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​Hon. Mashood Mustapha Congratulates Owalobo of Obbo-IleJubilee On Silver Jubilee, Lunches Proposed Palace With a Million Naira

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It was an atmosphere filled with aura in Obbo-Ile, a town in the Ekiti local government area of Kwara state when the Special Adviser to Senate President Bukola Saraki on Intra-Parliamentary Relation, Protocol Matters and Special Duties, Hon. Mashood Mustapha fondly called MM, stormed the ancient town alongside his political associates for the the Silver Jubilee (25th) Coronation Anniversary of […]

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