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A Stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, Mallam Saliu Mustapha has charged the newly sworn-in Ministers to be more proactive and dedicated in the discharge of their duties to the service of the nation. In a statement issued in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital by his media aide, Mallam Mustapha while congratulating the ministers, particularly […]

The Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi has been signed as an ambassador for Polio eradication in the State. With the signing and appointment, Mr Alabi is now the Head of the State Polio plus Committee responsible for the eradication of the virus. The Field Coordinator for the South West, Nigeria National Polio plus […]

The federal government agency responsible for issuing flood alerts in Nigeria, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), recently issued an alert warning Nigerians of imminent increased flooding in September. This was disclosed by the Director-General of NIHSA, Clement Nze, during a press briefing in Abuja. The agency had in June, this year given similar warning […]

The Police have re-arrested a kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, two weeks after he escaped from the custody of the Intelligence Response Team. The IRT operatives they came under attack from soldiers attached to Battalion 93, Takum, Taraba State, as they conveyed Wadume from the scene of his arrest. Three policemen and two civilians were killed […]

A University of Ilorin Lecturer, Doctor Shuaib Mohammed Bolakale has advocated the need to implement Nigeria’s education policy towards restoring the lost glory of the sector. Doctor Shuaib-Bolakale of the Department of Counselor Education who spoke through Mr. Ahmed Ayuba Olawale of the same department, said this while speaking at a programme organized by a […]

The Kwara State Government has again warned that it will not tolerate truancy, late coming, negligence to duty and poor attitude to work by the state workers. The State Head of Service, Mrs. Susan Modupe Oluwole, gave the warning this morning while answering questions from our staff correspondent, Mahmood Olayinka Alaya, when she led a […]

The Kwara State government has warned that it would henceforth deal decisively with would be residents and shop owners found to be dumping refuse in drainages. The government also urged the people to desist from patronizing unregistered waste managers as those caught would be made to face full wrath of the law. The state Head […]

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever. The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel is to return later on Tuesday to deliver its ruling on it. They are by their petition before the […]

Over sixty thousand Nigerian Pilgrims today joined their Muslims counterpart to formally begin this year’s Hajj exercise which is the eighth day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah, forteen forty AH of the Islamic lunar calendar, by putting on the two garments of Ihraam and making intention to perform Hajj. As expected, the Pilgrims are in […]

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq says plans are underway to procure fire trucks for the State Fire Service before the end of this year. Similarly, the state fire fighters are to be sent to Federal Fire Service facilities in Abuja for adequate training. Governor AbdulRazaq disclosed these in Ilorin at the closing ceremony of […]



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