Senate and its Compassionate Motions

Bukola Saraki

Motions and bills are the lubricants of democracy and democratic governance. They are the ingredients which the legislature uses to weave and sustain democracy. A parliament is usually assessed by the number of motions, bills and other interventions from it that impact positively on the lives of citizens. Though motions are not laws, they are persuasive and tend to put […]

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​How We Receive Federal Allocation: KWSG 

The Kwara State government says monthly allocations from the Federal Government are usually received in instalments.   In a statement issued via its Facebook page ( on Saturday, the State government explained that due to the FG’s financial arrangements, elements of monthly allocations are released in phases over a period of two weeks after the FAAC meeting.   Providing further […]

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​OPS Urges KWSG To Prioritise Infrastructure

Members of the Organized Private Sector (OPS) in Kwara State on Thursday told the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed that revenues generated should not only be used to pay salaries to the detriment of other sectors of the State’s economy.    They emphasized that the State government cannot prioritise payment of salaries alone, while neglecting other sectors of the economy. […]

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​We’ll Use IGR Only for People-Focussed Programs: Governor Ahmed

Gov Ahmed

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed says State government will continue to judiciously use tax revenue for infrastructure and other socio-economic programs. Governor Ahmed gave this assurance on Thursday in Ilorin when he hosted High Networth Individuals and Corporate Organisations at a Breakfast Meeting organised by the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS). While highlighting his administration’s policies and programmes, […]

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Nigerians Commend @NGRSenate and @BukolaSaraki for Quick Response to Aviation Crisis #ABVClosure

​​Nigerians Commend Senate and Saraki for Quick Response to Aviation Crisis Following the announcement on the President of the Senate’s private handle stating that the Minister of State for Aviation, Former Senator Hadi Sirika, would be briefing the Senate on the proposed six-week closure of the Abuja Airport, and the treatment of passengers by airline operators, Nigerian Twitter users, today […]

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​Gov. Ahmed Lauds IEDPU Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme

Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has commended leadership of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) for organizing an entrepreneurship training programme for youths across the Emirate.   The governor gave the commendation during a meeting with the National President of IEDPU, Alhaji Abdulhamid Adi in his office on Wednesday.  He lauded the union’s effort in empowering 275 youths […]

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