KWIRS Remits N198m to Kwara LGs in 8 months

A total of N198, 484, 720.96 has been remitted by the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) to the 16 local government councils in the State between January and August, 2017, being taxes collected on their behalf within the period under review. The breakdown was contained in a report released by the Revenue Service on Wednesday in Ilorin. According to […]

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Ministry of Works and Transport List of completed and ongoing road projects

LIST OF COMPLETED PROJECTS 1. Construction of Oniju Street Babanloma 2. Construction of Oloro Palace Road 3. Rehabilitation of Oko-Bridge 4. Rehabilitation of Fate Roundabout to Agric Roundabout, Ilorin 5. Rehabilitation of Adualere-Isale Koko-Ojagboro Road, Ilorin 6. Rehabilitation of Henry George-Agbo-Oba Road 7. Construction of Obbo-Ile-Isapa Road 8. Rehabilitation of Old Garage Central Mosque Mission Road 9. Rehabilitation of some […]

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We Don’t Deduct N1.4b From LG Allocation for SUBEB-KWSG

The Kwara State government has described as false and misleading, claims in some quarters that the sum of N1.4billion is deducted monthly from local government allocations to pay staff of the State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB). In a statement issued on Tuesday, the State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu clarified that N1.1billion is required every month to pay SUBEB […]

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​Gov Ahmed promises even distribution of projects

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has assured Kwarans of even deployment of critical infrastructure for the overall development of the state. Governor Ahmed gave this assurance yesterday at Omu-Aran, the headquarters of Irepodun Local government area of the state while flagging off the reconstructed Olomu-Agan-Oru road facilitated by a member representing Irepodun, Ekiti, Oke-Ero and Isin Federal Constituency, Mrs. […]

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​Eid-el-Kabir: Senator Rafiu Asks Muslims to Emulate the Virtues of Prophet Ibrahim and his Son

The Kwara South Senator, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, congratulated all Muslims in the world for happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration.  The senator rejoiced with all Muslims and urged them to learn from the spirit of sacrifice, submisiveness which were the basis for the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir.  The senator, while recalling the virtues of Prophet Ibrahim and his son, Ismail, urged Muslims to […]

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​Eid-el-Kabir: Gov Ahmed charges muslims on peace and unity

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has congratulated muslims on the celebration of Eld-el-Kabir festival urging them to be peaceful, generous, law-abiding and prayerful. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, Governor Ahmed said the opportunity by Allah “to enable us witness yet another celebration should be used to pray for peace and unity in the […]

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Our LGs Financially Autonomous – Governor @AbdulfataAhmed

The Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed on Wednesday reiterated that the 16 local government councils in the State are financially autonomous. The governor, who said this while fielding questions from journalists during an interactive radio programme, tagged ‘The Governor Explains’, noted that the LGs receive and control their federal allocation directly without interference from the state government. He explained […]

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Thug Hired by Sahara Reporters Publisher Confesses on Camera

A renowned pay-for-hire thug was apprehended today at the High Court where the Sahara Reporters vs. Saraki proceedings were held. The thug, who was apprehended by members of the public, stated on camera that he was paid by the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, to disturb and disrupt the court processes citing Sowore’s fear that he has been in […]

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