KWSG says it is owing N30.2bn, not N50.2bn debt.

KWSG says it is owing N30.2bn, not N50.2bn debt.

Michael Olanrewaju. The Kwara State Government clarified that, contrary to public speculation, the state’s current debt portfolio stands at N30,203,632,608.29 with a monthly repayment of N496,367,109.08. According to the State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, the debt stood at N31,481,082,712.95 in 2017 and N30,751,665,421.83 at the end of 2018, contrary to social media speculation
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OMCS, Ilorin solicits for inclusion of non-civil servants in housing schemes.

By kehinde Emmanuel, ilorin Omowunmi Multipurpose Cooperative Society (OMCS), Ilorin Kwara state  on Monday solicited for the inclusion of  more virile housing policies for non civil servants in the country, describing housing as the best legacy to be bequeathed to one’s children. The OMCS, one of the largest cooperative groups in Nigeria with membership of
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I look forward to mutual relationship with 9th NASS- PMB.

President Muhammadu Buhari says he looks forward to a mutual working relationship with the ninth National Assembly towards improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle.  This was disclosed in a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday.  Shehu
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My administration will not loot Kwara treasury- Abdulrasaq.

My Administration will not loot Kwara treasury – Abdulrazaq Kwara Governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury. Abdulrazaq made the pledge at a media briefing on Sunday night in Ilorin where he delivered his acceptance speech amidst All
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Niger water works is over 90% complete- Commissioner.

Tunde Bolaji – MinnaNinety five percent of work had been achieved in the water restoration agenda of the present administration in Niger state. This was made known by the Commissioner of Water Resources and Dams Development, Alhaji Mamman Musa during a World Press Briefing in Minna the state capital Friday.. The Commissioner unveiled the  State
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Gov. Masari urges CBN to review guidelines on micro finance institutions.

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to see the the need to issue peculiar guidelines for the operation of micro finance institutions in the country. Masari made the call during the inauguration of the permanent building of Gobarau Micro finance Bank, Katsina, on Thursday. The governor
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CBN says Nigeria records 5.71 points as at February.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) stood at 57.1 index points as at February, indicating an expansion in the manufacturing sector for 23 consecutive months. The CBN said this in its monthly “Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) Survey Report’’ by the Statistics Department posted on its Website. The report
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Niger State Government set to provide functional fire stations in each LG.

Tunde  Bolaji – Minna  In a proactive bid to stem down the devastating effect of fire outbreak in  Niger State, the Government is to provide functional fire fighting station in each of the 25 local government areas of the state. This was revealed by Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello when he made on the spot assessment of
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Entrepreneur son of a woman killed in Benue cries out.

Tunde Bolaji –  Minna.  The  son of a woman  who was killed by unknown gunmen in a neigbouring village of Agatu local government of Benue state  has cried  out on the inability of the security agencies  to apprehend the assailants. The son Mr Philip Ako who has been in hiding due to several threats to 
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Election: Group asks EFCC to probe Kwara State Govt. Over N1bn loan.

A group, Kwara Coalition for Good Governance and Accountability (Kwara-CGGA)  has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  to probe a N1bn loan the Kwara State Government allegedly secured from a bank on the eve of the postponed general elections. In a statement by its Secretary General, Hassan Omoiya on Sunday in  Ilorin,
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Don’t conduct election in Toto LG of Nasarawa State- Bassa people tells INEC.

Samson Osuo, Lafia. The Bassa ethnic Nationality in Nasarawa state have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to conduct election in Toto Local Government Council.  This demand was made by the Bassa people during a media briefing on Friday in Lafia, the state Capital. According to the group, their demand became imperative
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PVC collection: INEC records 82% success in Kwara.

INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Attahiru-Madami has disclosed that the commission recorded 82 percent success in the collection of the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) in the state. Attahiru-Madami made this known on Friday in Ilorin while addressing the press on the preparation for the election. He said that the total number of
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2019 elections; Gov. Ahmed assures of adequate security.

By kehinde Emmanuel, ilorin  As the Presidential and National Assembly elections draws nearer, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed who doubles as the Chairman of the Kwara State Security Council has assured residents of the state of their safety before, during and after the elections. Speaking during the State Security Council meeting on Thursday, Governor Ahmed urged residents
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2019 election: Osun State Govt. declares Friday, February 15, public holiday.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Ahead of the February 16, 2019 general elections, Osun state Government has declared tomorrow, Friday, February 15, a public holiday. In a press statement by the Supervisor of the State Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Adelani Baderinwa, “the holiday was declared to allow eligible electorate to prepare and participate in the
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