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The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Doctor Ibrahim Oloriegbe expressed disappointment over the poor state of health sector in the state. Senator Oloriegbe who expressed this today at the opening of a two-day Kwara State Health Symposium in Ilorin said one third of children of Kwara were never immunised. The Senator who is representing Kwara […]

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq says his government has envisioned an innovative healthcare system that deploys modern technology to not only tackle the medical needs of the people but also put Kwara State on the national map as a model state in the areas of innovative medical solutions. Governor AbdulRazaq stated this today at […]

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq says his administration will continue to support the policies and programmes of the National Youth Service Scheme, NYSC to achieve its lofty objectives. Represented by his Deputy, Mr Kayode Alabi, Governor Abdulrazaq stated this at the Official Opening and Swearing -in Ceremony for the 2019 Batch ‘B’ Stream Two […]

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 […]



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