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ILORIN FOREMOST GROUP HAILS KWARA SPEAKER ON BIRTHDAY

The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union, IEDPU has joined other dignitaries and organisations to celebrate the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Danladi Saliu on the occasion of his 39th anniversary celebration. The Union, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Nurudeen Ibrahim, described the Speaker as…

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Food Security: Kwara Speaker lauds FG

The Federal Government has been lauded for its efforts toward improving agricultural productivity and ensuring food sufficiency across the country. This is coming at a time the International Monetary Fund; IMF is urging the Nigerian government to give top priority to addressing food insecurity. The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu…

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Food security: Kwara Speaker lauds FG

The Federal Government has been lauded for its efforts toward improving agricultural productivity and ensuring food sufficiency across the country. This is coming at a time the International Monetary Fund; IMF is urging the Nigerian government to give top priority to addressing food insecurity. The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu…

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A journey to making history – Ubandawaki

When the new National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON helmsman, Malam Jalal Ahmad Arabi assumed office on the 18″ of October, 2023, he made a solemn pledge to pursue the acronym mantra of T.S.A (Trust, Sacrifice and Allah sees everything) in the administration of Hajj. According to him, he has not come to overturn everything…

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Medicinal Properties of Agbalumo

Agbalumo as fondly called by the Yoruba people is also called African Star Apple or African Cherry in English Language. Its botanical name is Chrysophyllum Albidum. The IGBO people called it Udara. It is the season of Agbalumo and it is now in local market accross the country, It is a power-packed favourite. Below are…

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E-parliament: Conference of Speakers Seeks Collaboration with Federal Government

The Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State legislatures who is also the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has sought a working and effective collaboration with the Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy towards the embracing and the adoption of E-parliament by all State Assemblies in Nigeria. The Conference Chairman stated…

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UNILORIN gets 48 new professors

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN, has congratulated the newly promoted professors in the university. Speaking on the tradition of meeting and congratulating newly promoted professors in the university, the Vice Chancellor charged the accomplished academics to deliver their inaugural lectures within the next twelve months. Prof. Egbewole made…

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KWASU elevates 3 to professorial cadre

Kwara State University, KWASU Malete has approved promotion of three of her academic staff to the professional cadre. This is contained in a statement issued and made available to maxilens by the institution’s acting Director of University Relations. See the statement below: KWASU PROMOTES 3 TO PROFESSORIAL STATUS Three staff of Kwara State University, Malete,…

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IEDPU urges Kwara CP to beef up security

The National President of Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union, (IEDPU), Alhaji Aliyu Otta Uthman, fsi, has urged the Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Command, Mr Victor Olaiya, to work with other security agencies towards beefing up the security of life and property across the State.   Alhaji Uthman made this appeal today during a courtesy…

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We’ll harness economic potential of Gaani festival to drive development in Kwara – Speaker Danladi

The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu says the present administration under the dynamic leadership of His Excellency Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq CON would harness the economic and tourism potential of the Gaani festival to drive socioeconomic development in the state.   Rt. Hon. Engr. Danladi-Salihu stated this while speaking with…

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The Kwara State Government has urged the Kwara Aritisian Congress in the State to make a comprehensive list of its members to aid decision-making.   The State Commissioner for Water Resources, Honourable Usman Yunusa Lade, stated this during a meeting with the representatives of the association at the ministry’s conference room today.   Hon. Lade…

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Kogi Speaker Inaugurates House Standing Committee on Information and Publicity

The Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt Honourable Aliyu Umar Yusuf has inaugurated the Standing Committee on Information and Publicity.   This is contained in a statement issued and made available to newsmen by the Speaker’s Chief Press Secretary, Yabagi Mohammed. According to the statement, the Speaker while inaugurating the committee promised the…

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Eidul-Maulid: Federal Government Declares Wednesday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 27th September, 2023 as Public Holiday in commemoration of Eid-ul-Maulid celebration, the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who made the declaration in Abuja through a press statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin…

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APC Conference of Speakers Forum elects new leadership, affirms support for Tinubu-led administration

The All Progressives Congress, APC Conference of Speakers’ Forum has elected new leadership at its general meeting where matters affecting legislative autonomy and other critical and developmental issues were discussed. In a communiqué issued and signed by Speakers of the APC states Assemblies at the end of the general meeting held in Abuja, the conference…

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Gov AbdulRazaq inaugurtes new Commissioners, assigns portfolios

The Kwara State Governor and Chairman of Nigerian Governos’ Forum, NGF His Excellency AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq CON has assigned portfolios to his newly inaugurated commissioners who are to form the State Executive Council. This is comings after the commissioner nominees were successfully screened and confirmed by the Kwara State House of Assembly. Maxilens News obtained the…

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Meet Lieut. Col. Yusuf, Tinubu’s New ADC

Tinubu’s ADC is some full load of competence Trained in UK, China, how Tinubu’s ADC rose through the ranks As part of his preparation for the May 29 inauguration, the president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appointed Lieut. Col. Nurudeen Alowonle Yusuf as his Aide-de-Camp designate. Barring any last-minute twist, this writer can authoritatively confirm the…

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IGP ORDERS POSTING OF NEWLY PROMOTED AIGs

AIG Ayoku – Maritime Lagos AIG Babaita – Zone 8 Lokoja AIG Mba- FCID Annex Lagos The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has ordered the posting/redeployment of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) to Departments, Commands, and Formations in line with his manpower development policy of fitting the right persons…

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KWARA ASSEMBLY CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICE KAMALDEEN AS GRAND KADI OF SHARI’A COURT OF APPEAL

Kwara State House of Assembly has confirmed Justice Abdullateef Kamaldeen as Grand Khadi of the State Shariah Court of Appeal Ilorin.   The confirmation of Justice Abdullateef Kamaldeen was sequel to his screening on the floor of the House, which was presided by the Speaker, Engineer Yakubu Danladi-Salihu. Responding to some of the questions put…

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Guber Poll: Speaker Danladi congratulates Gov. AbdulRazaq, says Kwarans have spoken

Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu has described the victory of Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the 2023 Guber Poll as a confirmation of the full-strength love people of Kwara have for him and are well pleased with his administration out-and-out. Rt. Hon. Engr. Danladi-Salihu in his congratulatory message…

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JAMB SACKS TWO STAFF FOR GROSS MISCONDUCT

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has dissmised two of its staff for gross misconduct. The dismissed staff, according to a statement issued by the JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin are Mr. Bilyaminu Ishaku and Mr. Andrew Anebi Candidus, from Benue State Office of the Board in Markurdi. Their…

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Supreme Court Adjourns New Naira Suit Judgement

The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned judgement in the new naira policy suit to March 3, 2023. With the apex court’s decision, Nigerians, especially consumer and business groups as well as professional and trade unions looking up to the apex court for a favorable judgment (today) that they expect will ameliorate their suffering, will have…

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IGP POSTS NEW OFFICERS TO VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has ordered the posting/redeployment of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs), Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) to Departments, Commands, and Formations in line with his manpower development policy of placing round pegs in round holes. DIG Danmallam Mohammed, fdc,…

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SPEAKER DANLADI CELEBRATES KWARA GOV AT 63

The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu has congratulated the state governor, His Excellency Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the occasion of his 63rd birthday. In a congratulatory message issued by the Speaker’s Chief Press Secretary, Sheu Abdulkadir Yusuf, Rt. Hon. Danladi-Salihu noted that family, friends, and indeed citizens have every…

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PHOTO NEWS: SPEAKER DANLADI, OTHERS JOIN GOV ABDULRAZAQ TO RECEIVE ASIWAJU/SHETTIMA PCC FOR THE MOTHER-OF-ALL RALLY IN KWARA

Kwara Speaker, Engr Yakubu Danladi-Salihu; his counterpart from Kogi State, Rt.Hon Mathew Kolawole and his colleagues at the 9th Kwara Assembly; Kwara APC candidates for State Assembly joined Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq and other APC chieftains in Kwara State and beyond to welcome the front runner for the 2023 Presidential race, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and…

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EFCC Secures 3785 Convictions in 2022

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, secured a total of 3785 (Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-five) convictions across all its Commands in 2022. The figure, which emerged from a review of the Commission’s performance in the outgone year, shows a 70.5% improvement over its record for 2021(2220). It also represents a 98.93% success…

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SEE THE COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE IEDPU 57TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE 57TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ILORIN EMIRATE DESCENDANTS PROGRESSIVE UNION (IEDPU) HELD BETWEEN 25TH AND 26TH DECEMBER, 2022 PREAMBLE The 57th edition of the annual National Conference of Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union, (IEDPU), held between Sunday, 25th and Monday,26th December, 2022 with an opening ceremony at the…

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57TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF IEDPU BEGINS TOMORROW

IEDPU is set for the 57th Annual National Conference All arrangements have been concluded towards the success of the 57th edition of Ilorin Emirates Descendants Progressive Union, IEDPU, Annual National Conference and fund-raising for the completion of Ilorin Skills Acquisition Centre which holds on the 25th and 26th December respectively. According to a statement signed…

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BREAKING NEWS: JAMB FIXES DATES FOR 2023 UTME REGISTRATION AND EXAMINATION

JAMB FIXES DATES FOR 2023 MAJOR ACTIVITIES The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has, at the end of its management meeting held on Tuesday, 20th December, 2022, rolled out some major dates for its activities in 2023. Consequently, the Board has approved the commencement of registration for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from…

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KWASU POSTPONES 10TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY

Kwara State University, Malete KWASU has postponed the 10th Convocation Ceremony of the community university earlier scheduled for Tuesday 6 December, 2022.   KWASU Registrar, Dr K.W Sallee communicated the postponement in a terse statement issued to the university community.   Dr. Sallee added that a new date would be announced later.   Read the…

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KWARA GOV SWEARS-IN YOUNGEST COMMISSIONER IN NIGERIA, EFFECTS MINOR CABINET RESHUFFLE

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday inaugurated two new commissioners and a Special Adviser amid a minor cabinet reshuffle. The newly inaugurated commissioners are Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu and Abubakar Saddiq Buhari. Cabinet-returnee Modibbo-Kawu got the education portfolio again, while Buhari is to man the Ministry of Communications. The Governor also swore-in the new Special…

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Group Lauds Gov AbdulRazaq over nomination of Buhariofkwara as Commissioner

Tsaragi Progressive Youth has lauded the appointment of Hon. Abubakar Saddiq Buhari popularly dubbed as Buhariofkwara by the Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as a Commissioner-Nominee of the State Government. The group also noted that the appointment, when finally confirmed and inaugurated would make Buhariofkwara the youngest Commissioner in the whole of Nigeria. The…

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KWARA GOV MAKES FRESH APPOINTMENTS

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed Mr. Elelu Mubashiru Bolakale, a professional estate surveyor, as Special Assistant on Infrastructure (Kwara Central). Bolakale, a native of Ilorin, holds a bachelor’s degree in Estate Management from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi; and Ordinary National Diploma in Public Administration from Kwara State Polytechnic. He is a member…

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