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The Federal Government is set to launch open defecations free campaign on Tuesday next week in Abuja. The Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman Adamu said this at the Official commissioning of the Rehabilitated and upgraded Malete and Sobi Water works in Kwara State. Engineer Adamu, said the campaign was tailored towards ensuring that Nigeria […]

The National Demographic Health Survey has revealed that about thirty one point two percent of children within five year old in Kwara State are stunted. The affected children are bereft of nutritional value that could aid their rapid growth like their contemporaries. The NDHS report also indicated that three out of every ten women in […]

A gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State in the last general elections, Mallam Saliu Mustapha, has hailed the prevailing peaceful atmosphere in Ilorin since its existence. Mustapha attributed the feat to the exceptional leadership prowess and spiritual guidance of the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari. This was contained in […]

A two-day journalism training on Budget Tracking and Data-Driven Journalism has begun in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The training is organised by Premium Times in partnership with the Nigeria Governors Forum. In his opening remarks, the Editor-in-chief of Premium Times, Mr Musikilu Mojeed charged the Nigerian journalists to remain committed to making government officials accountable […]

The Kwara State Government on Saturday applauded the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation for saving many Nigeria’s banks from total collapse. The State Deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi, said this at the thirtieth anniversary of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, held at the banquet hall, opposite Government House, Ilorin. Mr. Alabi, said the thirtieth anniversary of protecting […]

The Senate of the University of Ilorin on Wednesday held a special Senate meeting in honour of the fourth Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Emeritus Adeoye Adeniyi, describing him as a thorough bred pediatrician and intellectual colossus that served the institution with unparalleled commitment. Members of the academic from the citadel of learning, especially […]

Today is World Polio Day. Twenty-fourth of October every year is set aside by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Rotary International and other partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to celebrate the individuals and organizations that have brought the world ever closer to polio eradication and to highlight the remaining challenges. In Kwara State, […]

A Professor of African Studies at King’s College, London, Abiodun Alao has asked Nigerian military high command to change its strategy and tactics to tackle the multi-security challenges in Nigeria. The strategy and tactics, according to the don, include both forward deployments and better organic strategy between the land and air components of the Nigerian […]

The University of Ilorin is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigerian Army with a mandate to develop a multilayered armoured composite for military purposes. Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Suleiman Age AbdulKareem, disclosed this today while addressing members of the Kwara State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists to celebrate the […]

An ICT Expert, Mr. Femi Abidoye has charged Nigerian journalists to make judicious use of Information Communication Technology to facilitate knowledge management in their profession. Mr. Abidoye, who is the Managing Director of FEMTECH information technology company, said this while delivering a paper on “Importance of ICT in Journalism” at a Seminar organized by the […]



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