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    ‘We never criticised Ahmed’

‘We never criticised Ahmed’

Reports that the Olofa in Council accused Kwara Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed and previous governors of not fulfilling their promises to Offa are not true, the council has said.In a statement by Alhaji Tajudeen Oloyede, principal private secretary to Olofa in Council, the traditional institution said the clarification became necessary because of media reports.The statement read: "The Olofa in Council has [...]

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    Ahmed, Mo Ibrahim to discuss Africa at Paris summit

Ahmed, Mo Ibrahim to discuss Africa at Paris summit

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, and renowned African entrepreneur, Mo Ibrahim (pictured), are among a high-powered panel scheduled to discuss new pathways to African growth and development at a summit in Paris, capital of France.The event, tagged 'Africa: The Future is Now', will be organised by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) between October 7 and October 8.The programme will [...]

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    Ilorin water project ‘to cost N7.2bn’

Ilorin water project ‘to cost N7.2bn’

The Ilorin metropolis water reticulation project will cost N7.2 billion, Mr Yomi Ogunsola, the senior special assistant to governor AbdulFatah Ahmed on investment, promotion and strategy, said on Monday.He said the state government had earlier spent more than N5.2billion.He also said that the project was at 98 per cent completion stage while the water pipes would be connected to the [...]

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    Kwara cancels payment of levies by students

Kwara cancels payment of levies by students

Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Thursday directed the authorities of Kwara State University, Malete, to suspend the payment of departmental levies and refund those who had initially paid.The governor, who emulated his counterparts in Lagos and Ogun states, said the decision is targeted at reducing the economic hardship on parents.Last week, Lagos reverted the tuition fee of the [...]

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    Saraki disowns campaign posters

Saraki disowns campaign posters

Senator Bukola Saraki has disowned campaign posters dotting the streets of Abuja and indicating his interest to join the 2015 presidential race.According to his personal assistant, Mr Bankole Omisore, an online report linking him with the race is also untrue.Saraki, who described the story as '"totally false," described those behind the posters as "mischief makers" who are only out to tarnish his reputation.''We are all aware of [...]

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    Give us water, Kwara legislators beg Governor Abdulfatah

Give us water, Kwara legislators beg Governor Abdulfatah

Governor of Kwara State, AbdulFatah Ahmed has been urged to approve the rehabilitation of Okuta Water Works in Baruten local government area of the state.In a resolution made after adopting the report of its Committee on Agriculture and Water Resource, the house lamented acute water shortage at Okuta, but said the rehabilitation of the water works would solve the problem.Hon. [...]

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