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Kwara gov seeks peaceful protests

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak yesterday pledged his administration’s support for the rights of citizens to protest, appealing to EndSARS protesters to remain peaceful. The...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

We didn’t disrupt EndSARS protest in Ilorin – Police

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Nigeria police station. Photo/ AFPThe Police Command in Kwara State has debunked the alleged involvement of its personnel in the disruption of the #EndSARS protest, held in Ilorin on Sunday. The...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

How kenaf value chain development can save billions of naira

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Maximizing import substitution strategy using local contents, jute bags, which cost the country about N2.75 billion yearly to import, and other environment-friendly products such as vehicle parts...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate

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After several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Jos set for Culture Feast as Lalong promises memorable outing

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The Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, and Chairman, Plateau State Council of Chiefs, Da Jacob Buba Gyang, have assured the Federal and state governments that the National Festival of Arts...

Sun Oct 18th, 2020     Read More →

Kwara State governor signs VAPP bill into law

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Kwara State governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has signed the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Bill into law. With the signing, Kwara has exited the club of 19 states widely criticised for not...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →

Osinbajo restates FG’s commitment to support local dairy production

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has restated the Federal Government’s commitment to supporting projects that would enhance Nigeria’s self-sufficiency in dairy production. Osinbajo made...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

How APC govs beat PDP to Ondo guber poll

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Re-elected Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State (left); his wife Betty; the Deputy Governor-Elect, Lucky Ayedatiwa and his wife Esther Oluwaseun displaying their Certificates-of-Return,...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Agitations spread nationwide

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The ENDSARS protest, which failed to end with IGP Mohammed Adamu’s dissolution of the special police squad, has now spread across the country. Angry protesters, mainly youths, yesterday,...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Kwara workers defy court order, embark on strike over minimum wage

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Organised labour in Kwara State, yesterday defied court injunction stopping them from calling out workers on strike. The Guardian observed that over 80 per cent of government workers complied with...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Planned strike: Kwara Govt directs civil servants to resume work

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The Kwara Government has directed all civil servants in the state to resume at their respective places of work. The directive is contained in a public service announcement signed by the Kwara...

Tue Oct 13th, 2020     Read More →

Court halts Kwara labour strike over minimum wage

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The National Industrial Court in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, on Monday granted an exparte order restraining labour unions in Kwara from proceeding on an industrial strike over...

Mon Oct 12th, 2020     Read More →

Protests continue across Nigeria against police brutality

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More protests against police brutality and calling for the end of a controversial police unit, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, have been taking place since the weekend and have been spreading...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says

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Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Troops kill more terrorists in North East, bandits in North West

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Multiple accidents claim two lives in Ilorin The Armed Forces of Nigeria has announced the killing of Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the North East and...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →