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26 Apr
Faculty members and participants of Course 15 of the National Institute for Security Studies (NISS), Abuja, yesterday, began a week-long study tour of Kwara State, with Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq giving them graphic account of socio-economic, security and environmental issues affecting the state.
19 Apr
Kwara State First Lady, Dr. Olufolake Abudulrazaq, women-focused non-profit organisation, Leading Ladies Africa (LLA) and corporate events management company, Always On Point, have canvassed for quality leadership to build sustainable businesses.
1 Apr
Kwara State Government has denied borrowing N93 billion in the past three years, putting a lie to the allegation by Saheed Popoola, representing Balogun/Ojomu Constituency in the House of Assembly, who had described the Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak
17 Mar
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) could only beat its own excellent record in such areas as basic education, healthcare, public-funded safety net programmes, gender mainstreaming and youths empowerment.
27 Feb
Uprising over the freedom to wear hijab, or not, is ugly enough in a modern society. But having schoolchildren endlessly embroiled in such inanities to the point of shutting down schools is uglier and disgraceful.
24 Feb
Insecurity is like cancer. If not swiftly attended to, it spreads to other parts of the body. The same can be said of Kwara State neighbouring Kogi - to the east and Niger to the north. Both northern states have witnessed 154 and 1144 deaths in recent times after consistent attacks from armed criminal gangs.…
24 Feb
In the spirit of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional integration, particularly common market in West Africa, Kwara State is building infrastructure to support ties with Republic of Benin.
22 Feb
Kwara State governor AbdulRahman Aabdulrasaq on Tuesday said every Muslim girl who chooses to wear hijab to schooling the state has the right to do so. Abdulrasaq in a statement by his spokesperson Rafiu Ajakaye said "Kwara State is a plural society whose diversity and peaceful coexistence as the southernmost northern state are its most…
18 Feb
Justice M. AbdulGarfa of the High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, has sentenced a former chairman of Kaiama Local Council of the state, Alhassan Bagudu, to one year for making false statement to an investigator.
30 Jan
Two persons were feared killed and over 20, including a policeman injured, yesterday, in Ilorin, Kwara State, during a fracas between students of the Kwara State Polytechnic, and operatives of the Nigeria Police Force.
21 Jan
Rehabilitates 143 roads, promises to build cancer centre Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak of Kwara State has resolved to probe his predecessors’ administrations. The Commissioner for Communication, Mr. Bode Towoju, during an interactive forum with reporters in Ilorin, yesterday, said that non-transparent dealings would be met with the full weight of the law. According to him, attempts…
6 Jan
The Media Office of former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has advised Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State to leave the former governor and focus on efficient governance.


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Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 27-year- old Yahoo boy, Obeta John, for killing his girlfriend, one Idowu Buhari, an HND1 Mass Communication student of Gateway polytechnic, Saapade. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, November 29,  2022,  following a distress call received at Ode -Remo divisional headquarters, that the suspect, who resides…
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Katsina State Police Command has arrested the spiritual leader, who specialised in preparing criminal charms for bandits and terrorists in the state. Spokesman for the Command, Gambo Isah, who confirmed this said: “On November 26, at about 6:00 p.m., based on a tip-off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Sani Bello, 53, of Maiduguri Road,…
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Unknown gunmen in the early hours of yesterday, killed a man and his wife on their farm in Yelwata, Guma Local Council of Benue State. The gunmen also killed a daughter of the slain couple while one escaped with machete cuts. Eye witnesses identified the victims as Mr. Clement Ukertor and his wife Christiana Ukertor,…
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• Hospital set up panel to probe cause of death  Friends of a Port Harcourt Based blogger and social media influencer, known as Folorunsho Yemi, yesterday, stormed the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), to protest what they alleged to be negligence on the part of a staff of the hospital that led to…
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