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2020-01-28
Lassa Fever: Kwara Govt. sets up isolation centre, begins border screening
Kwara Government on Monday says it has begun intensive surveillance and screening at its land borders and the Ilorin International Airport to check the spread of Lassa fever into the state. The state's Commiss...
Call me Mr - Kwara deputy governor
The Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Mr Kayode Alabi, has asked members of the public to simply address him as "Mr". According to a statement signed on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Modupe Joel, the deput...

2020-01-27
Border closure: 'We seized over 10,000 bags of rice, vehicles, drugs, intercepted migrants'
The Nigeria Customs Service Coordinator, of Joint Border Operations Drill, for North Central, states, Comptroller Mohammed Garba, has said that over 10,000 bags of imported rice have been intercepted while 204 illegal m...
Rural Electrification: AbdulRazaq meets TCN for critical review
Governor of Kwara state, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has met with the Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Gur Mohammed, in a bid to boost power transmission to the state. Accompanying the...
'Ahmed, ex-Kwara gov, didn't pay us 11-month pensions'
Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners in Kwara State, Alhaji Saidu Oladimeji, has said the former governor of the state, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, owed local government pensioners 11 months' pensions amounting to...
Birthday: Kwara Gov. says no celebration, adverts
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has stopped any celebration and advertisements to mark his 60th birthday. The governor gave the order on Sunday in Ilorin in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary...

2020-01-26
Kwara Govt: Saraki Has No Legal Right to Disputed Ilorin Land
The family of Second Republic Senate Leader, late Dr Olusola Saraki, has no legal right to the piece of land opposite his house in Ilorin, where he built his Ile Arugbo (old peoples home), so says a top official of t...
Public Health Advisory to Nigerians on Novel Coronavirus
PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS This is a public health advisory on a new virus; the novel coronavirus (nCoV), by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. As this is a new virus, and new in...
Kwara says no cause for alarm
The Kwara State Government has said that it has put measures in place to guide against spread of Lassa fever and other communicable diseases in the state. State's commissioner for health Dr. Raji AbdulRasaq said...
Ilorin Emirate: Unique Coronation Rites Of Chiefs
The recent turbaning of the new head of Agaka community in Ilorin, Kwara State once again brings to fore the rich culture of the people of Ilorin Emirate. ABDULLAHI OLESIN reports. The rich culture of the people ...
Oniyangi: Buhari sends condolence message to Ilorin Emirate Council.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Ilorin Emirate Council, government and people of Kwara State over the passing of Dr. Abdulkadir S. Oniyangi. He said the deceased's contributions to national develo...
Another Ebola outbreak may be imminent in Nigeria - Don
A University Don, Professor Olatunji Kolawole has urged major stakeholders in the Health sector to take urgent and proactive measures to prevent further outbreaks of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) conundrum in the co...
Kwara prosecutes 135 sanitation offenders
Kwara State government has prosecuted 130 sanitary offenders at the mobile courts during the monthly sanitation exercise held in Ilorin on Saturday. The degree of offences committed ranged from illegal dumping...

2020-01-25
Kwara govt will seek to eradicate drug abuse, poverty through sports, deputy governor says
The Kwara State Government is ready to use sports to eradicate drug abuse, youth restiveness and lift the state's people out of poverty, the State Deputy Governor, Kayode Alabi, has said. He stated this in Ilori...
Ile-Arugbo Demolition: Saraki seeks out of court settlement
The family of the Second Republic Senate Leader, Olusola Saraki, has sought an out-of-court-settlement with the Kwara State Government over the demolition of a property acquired by the late politician through his Asa ...
Ile Arugbo: Sarakiís counsel berates Kwara gov for making out of court settlement's letter public
The counsel to the family of Dr Bukola Saraki on the controversial revocation of the land title to the piece of land on which Ile Arugbo was built at the GRA, Ilorin, Kwara state has berated Kwara State Government for m...

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