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Coping with hot weather-related diseases

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The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM),...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Minimum Wage: Kwara Govt sets up implementation committee to deliver in 3 months

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The Kwara Government on Tuesday in Ilorin inaugurated a 13-man Minimum Wage implementation Committee for the state. The committee has three weeks to work and give the government direction, with...

Wed Jan 1st, 2020     Read More →

Abia Warriors down Plateau United 3-0, Akwa edge Lobi as Dakkada hold Sunshine Stars

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High-riding Plateau United were brought down to earth in Umuahia yesterday Abia Warriors, who beat the league leaders 3-0 Guy Keumian was the orchestrator of the win for the Abia Warriors as he...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Kwara Government takes over land used by Saraki in Ilorin

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A release by the Chief Press Secretary to Kwara Governor, Rafiu Ajakaiye said on Friday that a new secretariat would be built on the land. Ajakaiye said the land was originally meant for...

Sat Dec 28th, 2019     Read More →

Special persons clamour for inclusiveness, welfare package

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To create an inclusive society and reduce poverty level, the need to empower persons living with disabilities and advocacy for sexual reproductive health and family planning has been canvassed. ...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

Kwara prunes ministries to 16, seeks support

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Kwara State Government has reduced the number of ministries to 16 from the 19 it inherited from the immediate past administration. It explained that the measure was aimed at cutting cost and boost...

Thu Dec 19th, 2019     Read More →

Drama in Kwara as Assembly denies Agboola’s inauguration

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Abdulraheem Agboola For the newly declared winner of the Ilorin South Kwara state constituency polls, Mallam Abdulraheem Agboola, inauguration into the House may tarry a while until the...

Sun Dec 15th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari urged to dedicate 5% oil revenue to agriculture

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Vice Chancellor, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State, Professor Taofeek Ibrahim has urged the Federal Government to purposefully dedicate five per cent of the country’s oil and gas...

Sun Dec 15th, 2019     Read More →

Citizens’ engagement key to good governance, says AbdulRazaq

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaqKwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said that citizens’ aspirations would always drive the budget process under his administration, to...

Wed Dec 11th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll jumpstart Kwara economy with infrastructure, says Abdulrazaq

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said he would jumpstart the state economy and tourism sector with solid infrastructure, especially roads and other basic amenities. Speaking at the...

Sun Dec 8th, 2019     Read More →

Emir of Ilorin seeks abolition of GRA in Ilorin

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Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, the Emir of Ilorin on Friday called for the abolition of Government Reserved Area (GRA) in the state capital. Sulu-Gambari, also Chairman,...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

Amaechi attacked in Spain

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Some Nigerians living in Spain on Friday attacked Nigeria’s transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi while on a national assignment. “Some minutes ago, I was attacked by a few misguided...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

Court orders interim forfeiture of Saraki’s Ilorin home

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A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos yesterday ordered the interim forfeiture of the Ilorin residence of former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The order by Justice Rilwan Aikawa,...

Tue Dec 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s Ilorin houses to FG

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Justice Rilwan Aikawa has ordered the temporary forfeiture of Saraki’s two properties designated as Plots No. 10 and No. 11 Abdulkadir Road, GRA, Ilorin, Kwara State. Mr Olamide Sadiq, who...

Mon Dec 2nd, 2019     Read More →

EFCC uncovers alleged fraud of N5bn from Kwara revenue fund

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how 24 ex-lawmakers of Kwara House of Assembly, former Commissioner for Finance, Ademola Banu and some companies allegedly...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →