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COVID-19: NCDC records 1,617 new infections, 14 more deaths in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 1,617 new cases of the CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Monday. The News Agency of...

Tue Jan 19th, 2021     Read More →

In spite of strides made, Kwara governor AbdulRazaq faces internal opposition

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Two basic issues are currently tearing Kwara State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) apart. They are the desire by Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak to change the style of governance for...

Tue Jan 19th, 2021     Read More →

Kwara records 27 new cases of COVID-19

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Kwara Government says 27 more people have tested positive to COVID-19, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 1,677. Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Alleged Child Abduction: NSCDC transfers case to court

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The Kwara Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has transferred the case of alleged child abduction to the court for proper adjudication. Mr Ayeni Olasunkanmi, the...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria inflation hits 15.75% — a 32-month high

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Nigeria’s inflation rate has climbed to a 32-month high, as it rose further to 15.75 percent in December from 14.89% in November 2020, the latest figures by the National Bureau of...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen kill six policemen in Delta, Ebonyi, cart away rifles

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Kwara director found dead in office Tragedy struck on Sunday night as unknown gunmen killed three policemen in Ughelli area of Delta State. The police officers were identified as Insp. Simon...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: infections in Nigeria surpass 100,000

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. The Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

FG targets 37 bridges for construction, renovation

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The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards the construction and renovation of 37 bridges across the country. The targeted bridges are; the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge, the...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

3 die as mob attack Customs checkpoint, operational base in Kwara

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The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Command, has said that three persons died during a mob attack on its sector 3 check point and operational base in Ilesha-Baruba area of the state, according to...

Sun Jan 10th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 1,354 new infections, highest ever – NCDC

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Nigeria has recorded 1,354 new infections of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on its verified website on Tuesday. The health agency said...

Wed Jan 6th, 2021     Read More →

Kwara governor dissolves cabinet

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Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has dissolved his cabinet with effect from December 31, 2020. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, stated on Sunday night: “His...

Tue Jan 5th, 2021     Read More →

Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail to convey 1m passengers, 3.5m tonnes yearly

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The Federal Government says close to one million passengers and 3.5 million tonnes of freight will be conveyed on the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line annually. The 326-kilometre rail line, which...

Mon Jan 4th, 2021     Read More →

Gov AbdulRazaq dissolves cabinet, retains SSG

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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has dissolved the state executive council with effect from Dec. 31, 2020. The dissolution of the cabinet is contained in a statement signed the Chief Press...

Mon Jan 4th, 2021     Read More →

Kwara Government announces January 11 for schools resumption

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AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. Photo; TWITTER/INSIDEKWARAKwara Government has announced that tertiary institutions will resume on Jan. 11, 2021, under strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols. The...

Sat Jan 2nd, 2021     Read More →

We are close to implementing the new minimum wage – Kwara HoS

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Executive Governor of Kwara State Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq PHOTO:TwitterThe Kwara Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Susan Oluwole, said the government is working at reaching acceptable agreement with...

Sat Jan 2nd, 2021     Read More →