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2020-07-06
AbdulRazaq swears in new Perm Secs, harps on prudence, team work
*Says no protection for erring govt appointees Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday sworn in 16 permanent secretaries - the first since he was elected over a year ago - amid a charge to them to be p...
Flood: FG lists Kwara among high risk states
THE Federal Government has listed Kwara State as one of the probable high risk states to be affected by flood in 2020. This is as the apex government began the distribution of 25,265 NPK fertilizer to farmer...
Kwara Gov Decries Spike in Reported Cases of COVID-19
The Kwara State Governor, Mr. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has decried the ongoing spike of reported cases of COVID-19 in the country. This is coming as the state government recorded 15 more COVID-19 cases over the...

2020-07-05
Olofa of Offa congratulates new FCC Chairman
The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mustapha Gbadamosi, has congratulated Mrs Muheeba Dankaka, on her swearing in as the new Chairman, Federal Character Commission (FCC). Gbadamosi, in a statement, charged Dankaka, the Erelu o...
Despite my feats, someone offered me N20 as alms for being deaf - Lawrence, Ford Foundation alumnus
Idemudia Lawrence is an Assistant Director with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. The alumnus of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship Programme shares his ...
Area boys demanded N200,000 before releasing our kinsman's corpse - Igbo Community Association President-General in Kwara
President-General, Igbo Community Association in Kwara State, Chief Boniface Okeke, tells TUNDE OYEKOLA how miscreants allegedly demanded money before the corpses of the late Okechukwu Nwagboo, aka Ajayi, who died in th...
Nigerian Government distributes fertilizers to flood victims in Kwara
The Federal Government, has commenced the distribution of 25,263 NPK fertilisers to farmers affected by flooding in Kwara. The distribution was flagged-off by Mrs Sadiya Umar-Farouq, the Minister of Hum...
Police avert chaos as Customs, Kwara Traffic officers clash
The Police in Kwara on Saturday averted a bloody clash between personnel of state Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA) and Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over a minor incident. The Chief Executive Officer ...

2020-07-04
Buhari appoints Jonathan's minister, ex-editors ambassadorial nominees
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has requested the approval of the Senate for the confirmation of a former minister during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Mr. Ademola Seriki, and 41 othe...
NDLEA appeals for support to complete rehabilitation center
Kwara state command of the National Drug Law enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has called on the state government and other wealthy individuals to assist in the completion of it's drug rehabilitation center to complement it'...
My five kids don't know what's befallen them - Wife of man who died in Kwara bridge collapse
Mrs Ann Okechukwu, wife of the late Okechukwu Nwagboo, aka Ajayi, who died in the Oko-Erin bridge collapse, Kwara State, shares her grief with TUNDE OYEKOLA How did you get to know about the incident that claimed the lif...

2020-07-03
COVID-19: Kwara Spends N1.56bn
The Kwara State government has announced the receipt of N243m as financial donations from private individuals and corporate bodies between March 27th and now. The donations were in respect of the government's fight...
Abdulrazaq Commends BUA for COVID-19 Donations
Thhe Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has commended the BUA Group for donating three ambulance buses to the Kwara State Government - some two months after the conglomerate donated N100m to the state's COVID-1...
Abdulrazaq reshuffles Kwara cabinet
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday announced a minor cabinet reshuffle involving five commissioners who are to move from one ministry to the other. Those affected are the Commissioner for Communic...
Police investigation stalls certificate forgery case against Kwara lawmaker
An Abuja Area Court, in Karmo has adjourned to 6th of July for ruling on whether or not to refer to a higher police station, investigations into a case of alleged certificate forgery and false information on oath prefer...
AbdulRazaq Congratulates Kwara Ambassador Nominees
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has congratulated the three non-career ambassador nominees from the state, saying their appointment is an evidence of a new dawn in the state. This is contained in a stat...
I restored hope to 500 households in Kwara - Corps member
Global change maker and multiple award winner, Emmanuel Oluwasayomi Ahmadu, said he restored hope to 500 households and 50 secondary schools across three local government areas of Kwara State through his sensitisation a...
COVID-19: NALVEJ Chairman Urges FG To Grant Media Industry Bailout Funds
The Federal Government has been urged to approve a bailout funds for the media industry in the country in order to avoid further loss of jobs in the sector. The chairman, National League of Veteran Journa...

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