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Herdsmen Killings: Kwara Security Council Issues Guidelines For Peace

 Kwara State has directed the State Police Command to ensure compliance with compensation mechanism earlier put in place by the State Security Council as a way to enshrine peace between farmers and herdsmen in the state.   Senior Special Assistant to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed on Media and Communications, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, in statement said the directive was sequel to the outcome of the Security Council meeting in Ilorin. Akorede said the council also directed community leaders to avoid inviting herdsmen or other individuals into their communities without the knowledge of the…

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We Target  N38bn IGR In 2018, Says KWIRS Chairman

.….generates N36. 4b in two years The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) has said that its target for tjhis year is N38bn in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) more than what it generated (N36.4bn)  in the last two years. Speaking at  a media parley in Ilorin, the Executive Chairman of KWIRS, Dr. Muritala Awodun said the sum of N17.4bn was generated in 2016 and N19.4bn in 2017 bringing the total sum to N38.bn. He said; “we were able to move IGR forward from N17.4bn in 2016, and N19.4bn in 2017”…

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We ‘re Now United, Strong, No More Factions, Says Kwara PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State recently held what it called a unity meeting and reconciliatory assembly in Ilorin, the state capital.   The party had been having internal squabbles since 2014 leading to factionalisation, repeated congresses and series of litigations in court.   The disagreements cost made the party to record a woeful outing in the 2015 general elections.   However, the matter was recently put to rest by the newly elected national executive of PDP and the local chapter embarked on a reconciliatory exercise the led…

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Why Adams Was Chosen Out Of 25 As Aare Ona Kakanfo – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has disclosed that the title of Aare Ona Kakanfo was bestowed on Dr. Gani Adams because of his passionate commitment to the protection of the culture and territorial integrity of Yorubaland. Oba Adeyemi made the disclosure during a thanksgiving service on Sunday at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Oyo to mark his 47th year on the throne. He disclosed that out of 25 candidates shortlisted for the title, Adams was found to have paid dearly and earnestly for the interest of Yorubaland…

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Nigeria, Nation At War With Herself, Says Oyedepo

……..Urges Members To Join Parties To Play Active Role in Politics The onslaught of the Fulani herdsmen against innocent farmers which led to the death of over 70 including women and children has been totally condemned by the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo. Speaking on Sunday during each of the five services in Faith Tabernacle, the international headquarters of the Winners Chapel international, Bishop warned of an impending danger if the insurgency of the Fulani herdsmen is not curtailed. In a statement released and entitled:…

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Buhari Tells Gani Adams: Use Aare Ona Kakanfo Position For National Unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged, Otunba Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo, to use the office for national unity. Adams was installed on January 13, 2018 as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, at Durbar Stadium, Oyo town, Oyo State. The admonition of the President to Otunba Adams, the Founder of the Oodua Progressive Union, which is spread across 79 countries, was contained in a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina. Adesina said Buhari warmly congratulates Adams, the National Coordinator…

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Kwara To Establish Farm Produce Commodity Board

The Kwara State has announced plan to establish a Farm Produce Commodity Board as a way to assist farmers to get market for their farm produce. Commissioner for Information and Communications! Alhaji Babatunde Ajeigbe, made this known  while briefing newsmen after  the State Executive Council meeting in Ilorin, the state capital. Ajeigbe said the establishment of the commodity board would  be fashioned after the old commodity boards of the 80s. The Commissioner added that the board, when established would  assist in promoting agriculture business in the state and would be private sector driven….

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GANI ADAMS LAUDS AMBODE’S ROLE IN S’WEST INTEGRATION

…Visits Alausa, Says State Witnessing Massive Transformation …We’re Committed To Progress Of Yoruba Race, Says Lagos Gov     The Aare Ona Kakanfo designate, Otunba Gani Adams on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State at the Lagos House in Alausa Ikeja, where he commended his role in the political and economic integration of the South West Region. Adams, who said he was in Lagos to pay homage as well as invite the Governor to his installation scheduled for January 13, said Governor Ambode since…

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Aare Ona Kakanfo:Gani Adams Begins Preparations For Installation

The final preparations leading to the installation of Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland will begin on Wednesday. Since he was designated as the Aare Ona Kakanfo in 2017 by the Alaafin of Oyo, Iku Baba Yeye, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi II, Adams had been engaged in several processes that will lead to his installation on January 13, 2018 at Durbar Stadium, Oyo, Oyo State. From Wednesday, the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress and Founder of Oodua Progressive Union, which is in 79 countries,…

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Gov Approves Promotion Of Teachers In Kwara

Governor of Kwara State on Thursday directed the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to commence implementation of the promotion of teachers under it. immediately. Promotion of teachers, particularly those working in primary schools under SUBEB had been denied promotions for years without any reason given by the government. Sources told NewsreelDaily that a large of the teachers had been on the queue since 2013 eve after passing their promotion examinations while another section were given promotion letters but not backed up with payments reflecting their new cadre ever since….

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