AU anti-corruption day: EFCC bemoans Africa loss of over $50bn to illegal assets.

AU anti-corruption day: EFCC bemoans Africa loss of over $50bn to illegal assets.

By Kehinde Akinpelu, Ilorin  The Economic and Financial Commission, (EFCC), has bemoaned loss of over fifty billion dollars by Africa continent to illegally acquired assets. The commission made this disclosure on Thursday in Ilorin during a walk to mark the 3rd African Union, AU Anti-Corruption Day rally with the theme: “Towards a Common African Position
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Elevation of 34 year old Unilorite as SAN, a pride-Unilorin VC.

Michael Olanrewaju Last week’s appointment of an alumnus of the University of Ilorin, Mr.Muyiwa Tola Atoyebi, as the youngest Senior Advocate of Nigeria in the almost 50 years history of the title,has been described as an incontrovertible attestation to the quality of services offered by the University. The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof.Sulymam
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Gov. AbdulRazaq approves N350m for completion of secretariat….project ready in August.

By Kehinde Akinpelu, Ilorin  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved immediate release of N350m for the completion of the New Kwara State Secretariat Complex in Ilorin. AbdulRazaq approved the fund after securing a discount of N50m from the contractors who were being owed N515m out of the N1.38bn total contract sums. The contract had
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Ijesa monarch calls on Oyetola to ban mining in Osun.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Paramount ruler of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran, on Wednesday urged Osun State Givernor Adegboyega Oyetola to ban mining activities in the state. The Owa Obokun of Ijesaland spoke when he led obas, chiefs and political leaders in his domain on a visit to the governor to congratulate him on his victory at
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RAMP III project: Gov. AbdulRazaq pays N200m counterpart funds.

By Kehinde Akinpelu, Ilorin  Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has approved immediate release of the first tranche of N200m as counterpart funds for the takeoff of Rural Access and Agricultural Market Project (RAAMP III) in the state. Funded by the World Bank, French Development Agency and other donor agencies, RAAMP is a $60m programme
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Supreme court verdict: Omoworare hails judiciary, congratulates Oyetola.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Senator Babajide Omoworare has applauded Supreme Court Judges for the verdict on Osun State gubernatorial election dispute. He described the judgement as conscientious and fair. In his congratulatory message to Governor Gboyega Oyetola which was made available to the press by his media assistant, Tunde Dairo, the Senator thanked the people of
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Supreme court verdict: Bolorunduro congratulates Oyetola, sues for support of all.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. A financial expert and chieftain of the ruling APC, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro has congratulated Mr. Gboyega Oyetola for his affirmation as the duly elected Governor of Osun State by the Supreme court of Nigeria. In a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Saturday, Bolorunduro described the victory as an act
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Ooni Ogunwusi congratulates Oyetola, charges residents to support him.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola over the Supreme Court’s judgement affirming him as the duly elected Governor of Osun state just as he charged residents of the state to fully support him in moving the state forward. In a statement
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Gov. AbdulRazaq approves release of N350m for Colleges of Education, Fadama.

By Kehinde Akinpelu Ilorin Ongoing industrial action across Kwara State Colleges of Education may end in the coming days, with Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq approving immediate payment of N250m to pay at least two months of their outstanding salary. AbdulRazaq also assured the schools of subsequent prompt payment of their salary along with gradual offset of
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Niger State to reposition the civil service.

Tunde Bolaji – Minna The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has reaffirmed the present administration’s determination at repositioning Civil Service for optimal performance.  The SSG stated this when he received the Forum of Retired Permanent Secretaries led by the Chairman, Engineer Ndagi Aliyu who were in his Office to
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Niger CPS underscores the role of media in actualization of Govt. policies and programmes.

Tunde Bolaji – Minna The Chief Press Secretary to the Niger State Governor, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje has underscored the role of the Media in the conceptualization and actualization of government policies and programmes. Receiving Executive Members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Niger State Council in Government House, Minna, Mrs. Noel Berje said
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NGSG accords priority to youth empowerment-SSG.

Tunde Bolaji – Minna Niger State Government said it would continue to give priority attention to Youth empowerment as well as promote social security so that our future can be secured, both as individuals and as a nation. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane stated  this when the executive members of  National Youth
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Gov. AbdulRazaq reinstate sunset workers, approves N100m for gratuities.

By Kehinde Akinpelu Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has reinstated the payment of salary to workers employed in the twilight of the last administration. “The Governor has directed that the workers be paid their May and June salary. As a statesman and father to all, His Excellency believes the government should not punish these
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Kwara assets managed in shady ways…public warned on purchase and sales of State assets-Committee.

… By Kehinde Akinpelu Ilorin  Management of Kwara State assets is shrouded in controversy and needs to be reviewed for posterity, according to a 21-man committee Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq set up to probe the state of public assets in the state. Chairman of the committee, Senator Suleiman Ajadi, said at the presentation of its interim
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