Kwara State IGR: The Reality Vs Myth  By Kehinde A. Adetola

Kwara State IGR: The Reality Vs Myth By Kehinde A. Adetola

  Over the past few months, there have been narratives on how Kwara State Internally Generated Revenue Service (KW-IRS) “aggressively increased” the state Internal Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2016. While I acknowledged the increase in the state IGR in 2016, I believe there is a need to correct some misinformation embedded in the narrative and […]

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Minister urges Govs to emulate AbdulRazaq over RoW charges

Minister urges Govs to emulate AbdulRazaq over RoW charges

  Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has urged Nigerian governors to emulate their Kwara State counterpart AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the recent reduction of the Right of Way (RoW) charges for telecommunication companies. “We hope all other Governors emulate your patriotic gesture,” Pantami said in a letter addressed to AbdulRazaq […]

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KWSG slash Tractor Agents fee to #10,000 per hectare

KWSG slash Tractor Agents fee to #10,000 per hectare

  Kwara State Government through its Taskforce on Tractorization today held an orientation for shortlisted Tractor Agents under the Farmers Support Programme in Bode-Sadu, headquarters of Moro local government area of the State. This is an initiative of the AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq led administration which is coming as a rapid intervention at this planting season while […]

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Kwara flags off 2020 cropping season Wednesday

Kwara flags off 2020 cropping season Wednesday

Kwara flags off 2020 cropping season Wednesda The 2020 cropping season will begin in Kwara State on Wednesday, May 20th, with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development deploying tractors, planters, boom sprayers and harvesters to create awareness about mechanised farming. This is in realisation of the import of appropriate mechanisation technologies for agricultural growth […]

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Clarifications on capital expenditure for the health sector in the 4th quarter of 2019

Clarifications on capital expenditure for the health sector in the 4th quarter of 2019

  Clarifications on capital expenditure for the health sector in the 4th quarter of 201 True to its aspiration to bring government closer to the people in line with democratic ethics, this administration has always uploaded relevant documents for the use and assessment of our internal and external audience. Because of the bulky nature of government […]

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Workers Day – We’ll Prioritize Your Welfare , AbdulRazaq tells workers

Workers Day – We’ll Prioritize Your Welfare , AbdulRazaq tells workers

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated workers in the state on the occasion of another May Day, reiterating that they deserve the best and would always have his ears. “I stand in solidarity with the workers across the world especially in Kwara State where our administration has been consistent in listening to them, creating […]

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Covid-19 – Kwara To Focus On High Impact Project As Revenue

Covid-19 – Kwara To Focus On High Impact Project As Revenue

  ·       1st quarter budget implementation report out next week ·       Adopts quarterly release of allocation, IGR figures Kwara State Government will now focus on projects with immediate impacts on the wellbeing of the people, including social investment programmes, healthcare, and school rehabilitation, Finance Commissioner Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi said on Thursday. Oyeyemi, who spoke with reporters in the […]

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China’s Companies Resume Production As Government ease Restrictions

China’s Companies Resume Production As Government ease Restrictions

Nearly all of China’s major industrial companies have reportedly resumed production — Chinese officials put the number at over 95% of large enterprises, including in the hard-hit province of Hubei — after much of the country’s economy shut down to contain the COVID-19 virus. But back to work doesn’t mean back to normal. Chinese officials say major […]

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COVID-19: NGO warn kwara State Government Of possible economic shutdown.

COVID-19: NGO warn kwara State Government Of possible economic shutdown.

• No modern economy has experienced anything quite like this. We simply don’t know how the economic machine will respond to the damage that is starting to occur, nor how hard or easy it will be to turn it back on again – world bank on COVID-19 There are signs the virus is now making […]

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Nigeria’s total debt now N33trn —Senate

Nigeria’s total debt now N33trn —Senate

THE Senate yesterday raised alarm that with its approval of $22.7billion foreign loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari penultimate week, the total debt profile of Nigeria now stands at N33 trillion. Speaking at  the one day public lecture organised by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies ( NILDS), on Public Debt in Nigeria […]

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Kwara Gov backs FG’s border closure policy

Kwara Gov backs FG’s border closure policy

• Seeks relief for border communities Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday hailed the border closure policy of the Nigerian government, saying regional economic agreements should not be an excuse to dump goods on or compromise the security of the country. AbdulRazaq said Kwara would continue to support the government policy, including offering necessary […]

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Livestock programme key to Nigeria’s food security: Kwara govt

Livestock programme key to Nigeria’s food security: Kwara govt

The successful implementation of the National Livestock Transformation programme (NLTP) of the Federal Government would drive productivity in agriculture, improve standards of living and help the country achieve self sufficiency in food production, Kwara State Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin said on Monday. Declaring open a three-day training workshop on the NLTP […]

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