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A Professor of Islamic Law at the University of Ilorin, AbdulRafi Oyewumi Omotosho, has identified inadequate knowledge on the rights of women under Islamic law and failure of Muslim women to educate themselves as factors preventing women from getting their rights. Professor Omotosho while delivering the One hundred and ninety first Inaugural lecture of the […]

The Kwara State Government has validated the Policy on Food and Nutrition and Multisectoral Plan of Action which is inline with the conscious effort of the State Government to alleviate the challenges on chronic malnutrition on children, women and other vulnerable groups in the State. The Commissioner for Finance and Planning, Mrs. Florence Olasumbo made […]

Nigerian girls that have attained puberty age have been warned not to engage in premarital sex in order to have a sound education and prosperous life. A Principal Medical Officer, from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Health Center, Ogbomoso, Doctor Idayat Jimoh gave the warning in her lecture at a seminar on ‘Fitting into […]

The Nigeria Customs Service has increased its daily revenue generation from four point five billion naira to seven billion naira since the partial closure of the Nigeria’s lands border in August, last year. Similarly, the Customs has also recorded a total number of one hundred and twenty four seizures with total Duty Paid Value of […]

Kwara State Government has assembled a negotiating team to interface with representatives of the labour unions over the minimum wage. The team is peopled by government officials and leadership of the labour unions in the state, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye said in a statement on Thursday. The team, according to the […]

Kwara State Government has pruned the ministries in the state civil service to 16, down from the 19 ministries inherited from the past administration, saying the measure was to cut cost and strengthen efficiency in service delivery to the people. The State’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin told a news briefing Wednesday […]

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday presented the 2020 budget estimates to the State House of Assembly, with provisions for critical infrastructure and human capital development taking the larger chunk of the budget. The N162bn fiscal plan comprises 53% capital expenditure covering road construction and rehabilitation, rehabilitation and re-equipment of schools and hospitals, rehabilitation […]

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday extended the suspension of 16 local government chairmen and their legislative committees, a decision premised on the ongoing investigation of the affected officials by the anti-graft body and a subsisting resolution of the House of Assembly. Accused of alleged misappropriation of public funds, the officials were initially suspended […]

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has directed immediate constitution of a government panel to meet with the Labour unions in the state to discuss the national minimum wage. “The Head of Service has been directed to work out the modalities of the workings of the panel,” spokesman of the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye said in a […]

A Professor of Environmental Toxicology, Suleiman Ambali has called on stakeholders in animal husbandry to key into the National Transformation Plan of the Federal Government to develop the nation’s Livestock sub sector and propel the economy. Professor Ambali also called for a political will to develop potentials in the livestock sub sector and make Nigeria […]



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