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THE Kwara State Ministry of Health has clarified that the ongoing Reactive Vaccination in Ifelodun local government area and other neighbouring communities, is to prevent the spread of yellow fever. Providing the clarification in a statement on Wednesday, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Suleiman Atolagbe Alege explained that the vaccination exercise has no connection […]

The Kwara State Executive Council has approved the construction of Oke-Onigbin-Isanlu-Isin and Osi-Obbo-Ayegunle-Ekiti boundary roads at the contract sum of N1.455 billion. The State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Aro Yahaya disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the council meeting on Wednesday. He said the Council meeting which was chaired by Governor Abdulfatah […]

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on Nigerians to work for and believe in Nigeria’s unity and peaceful coexistence as means for attaining growth and sustainable development. Dr Ahmed who congratulated Nigerians on the 57th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, said with the current efforts of the federal government at economic recovery, the nation […]

The Kwara State Government has released its federal allocation figures for the month of September 2017. The State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu in a statement on Thursday evening, said the State government got a total of N3, 533, 295, 946.57 as allocation for September, against the N2, 539, 578, 771.1 it received in […]

AHEAD of the formal commissioning of the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo, the Kwara State government has completed installation of equipment and training tools at the College. The State Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Alhaji Musa Yeketi, who made this known in Ilorin on Thursday, said that the modern equipment […]

THE Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has called for special focus on political economy in the quest for true federalism in Nigeria in order to ensure class elevation and egalitarianism. Mr. Ahmed who made the call on Monday in Ilorin at the All Progressives Congress, North Central Zonal Public Meeting on True Federalism, maintained that […]

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has promised admission to participants of the National Youth Games (NYG) who wish to enter the institution in the 2017/2018 academic session. According to the University’s bulletin on Tuesday, the VC who gave the assurance while addressing athletes at the just concluded 3rd NYG, said […]

FOURTEEN of the 16 APC candidates for the Nov. 18 council polls in Kwara emerged through consensus, an official said on Sunday in Ilorin. The APC Publicity Secretary in Kwara, Alhaji Sulyman Buhari, made this known at a news conference. Buhari said that the 14 candidates emerged during the party’s primary election held in the […]

MR Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications, has expressed confidence that he would succeed Gov. Abiola Ajimobi as governor of Oyo State in 2019. Shittu made the declaration when he spoke with newsmen in Ibadan after a meeting with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Egbeda Local Government and Ajorosun Local Council Development […]

Federal Government of Nigeria has established agro-rangers to protect ranches while about 3000 of the rangers are currently undergoing training in order to discharge the duty effectively. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who confirmed this Wednesday at the ongoing livestock stakeholders conference organised by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), in […]