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Kwara Assembly passes 29 Bills, 58 motions in four years



The Kwara House of Assembly said it passed 29 people-oriented Bills into law with 58 motions during the outgoing legislative session out of which seven were private during the outgoing legislative session

The Speaker of the House, Mr Yakubu Salihu, disclosed this in his valedictory remarks session on Wednesday.

He stated that out of number, seven were private members Bills.

Salihu said within the period under review, 58 motions and 38 reports from various committees of the House were considered with resolutions passed on them through effective use of public hearings and other necessary tools of legislation.

The speaker described the last four years as unprecedented in the history of lawmaking in the state.

He thanked the people of the state for their support to the 9th Assembly.

The speaker who extolled the virtues of each of the outgoing and returning lawmakers, also appreciated the media for discharging their duties with all sense of objectivity.

He also applauded the management and staff of the assembly for their unflinching support.

Besides, Salihu commended Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for the strong support and cordial relationship that existed between the executive and legislative arms of government in the state.

Each of the lawmakers took turn to recount their experience in the last four years as representatives of the people.

It could be recalled that two lawmakers in the 9th Assembly lost their lives; namely Abubakar Olawoyin, representing Ilorin Central (House Leader) and Ahmed Rufai, representing Pategi Constituency.

The incoming 10th Legislature consists of eight returning and 16 new lawmakers, making a total of 24 members


BREAKING: Ilebaye Wins BBNaija All Stars Edition



Following a suspense-filled evening, the grand finale of BBNaija All Stars commenced at 7 pm tonight.

Housemates were gradually eliminated from the competition, with Cross, Pere, and Adekunle being the first to exit. This led to an extraordinary situation where the top three remaining contestants were all female, marking a historic milestone within the Big Brother franchise.

The tension continued, and eventually, Ceec was evicted, leaving Mercy and Ilebaye as the final two housemates competing for the price money of N120 Million

In the end, it came down to Mercy and Ilebaye as the top two finalists, with Baye who emerged victorious as the winner of the BBNaija All Stars Edition

More to follow….

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BREAKING: Jubilation across Nigeria as BUA Reduces Price Of Cement To N3,500



One of the major companies in Nigeria, BUA Group , has announced a reduction of ex-factory cement price to N3,500 per bag.

The company, which made this known in a statement on Sunday, said the reduction will take effect from 2 October, 2023.

The statement titled : ‘BUA Cement reduces ex-factory cement prices to N3,500/bag effective October 2, 2023’, reads in full :

“We refer to our previous pronouncements regarding our intent to reduce cement prices upon the completion of our new lines at the end of the year, in order to spur development in the building materials and infrastructure sectors.

As per the commitment made to reduce prices and following a periodic review of our operations for efficiency, the management of BUA Cement Plc wishes to announce and inform our esteemed customers, stakeholders, and the public that effective October 2, 2023, we have decided to bring the price reduction forward. As a result, BUA Cement would now be sold at an ex-factory* price of 3,500 Naira per bag so that Nigerians can begin to enjoy the benefits of the price reduction before the completion of our plants.

Upon completion of the ongoing construction of our new plants, which would increase our production volumes to 17million metric tonnes per annum, BUA Cement PLC intends to review these prices further in line with our earlier pronouncements by the first quarter of 2024.

NOTE: all pending, undelivered orders which had been paid for at the old prices will be reviewed downwards to N3500/bag in line with the new pricing from October 2, 2023. Our licensed dealers are also enjoined to ensure that end-users benefit from this reduction in ex-factory prices as we will monitor field sales to ensure compliance

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Martinez makes history after coming off bench to score four goals in Serie A



Lautaro Martinez scored four goals for Inter Milan against Salernitana- as a second half substitute.

The Argentine came onto the field in the 55th minute of the game with the scores level at 0-0. The World Cup winner scored four in the next 30 minutes, as Inter eventually ran out 4-0 winners.

Martinez subsequently became the first-ever player in the Serie A to score four goals in a game as a substitute.

Inter have bounced back from their 2-1 defeat against Sassuolo on Thursday, October 27 which saw them drop points for the first time this season. Thanks to Lautaro, Inter will maintain their spot as Serie A leaders.

Inter will now play host to Benfica in the second matchday of the Champions League group stage on Tuesday, October 3.

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