AbdulRazaq launches e-registration of immigrants in Kwara
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara on Wednesday launched the electronic registration of non-Nigerians resident in the state, describing the exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), as a key step in national security and socio-economic development.
Kwara committed to anti-malaria campaign – Governor Abdulrazaq
Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara says his administration is committed to tackling the scourge of malaria in the state. Abdulrahman stated this during the flag-off of the malaria-free Kwara campaign and investiture of the champion of Kwara malaria elimination in Ilorin.
‘How Jukun-Tiv conflict represents defective structure of Nigerian federation’
Banji Akintoye is a retired Professor of History and an Afenifere leader. In this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, Akintoye, who served as a senator in the Second Republic on the platform of the then Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), dissects the lingering conflict between the Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups in the country.
2023 polls: Kwara INEC to procure dummy card readers for training
The Resident Electoral Commission (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Madami, says the commission will procure dummy smart card readers to train prospective ad hoc staff that will take part in the 2023 elections in Kwara.
Kidnapping: This is not who we are, says Kwara governor
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, at the weekend, said the recent abduction of four Turkish expatriates in the state was a “one-off event, which does not represent who we are as a people.”
Police confirm abduction of four expatriates in Kwara
The Kwara Command of Nigeria Police has confirmed that a gang of suspected kidnappers on Saturday night abducted four foreign nationals along Gbugbu-Lafiagi Road in the Edu Local Government Area of Kwara.
We are determined to rid Nigeria of insurgency, criminality - Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday pledged his administration’s continued political will and determination towards ridding the country of insurgency and other forms of criminalities. Buhari, who was represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, made the promise at the Grand Finale of the 2019 Nigerian Army Day Celebration and Combat Support Arms Training Week at Ikeja Cantonment…
Kwara gov suspends councils for six months
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has suspended the executive and legislative committees of the 16 Local Government Areas of the state in line with an earlier recommendation of the House of Assembly. The suspension was pursuant to a resolution of the Kwara State House of Assembly dated June 18, 2019 and Section 29 of the…
Kwara Assembly to probe 16 LGs over alleged misappropriation of funds
The Kwara State House of Assembly has directed its Joint Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary to probe all the 16 local councils over allegation of misappropriation of funds accruable to them since November 2017. To this end, it has urged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq to suspend the affected local…
Planners seek new master plan in Kwara State
Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) in Kwara State has called on the new state government to prepare a new master plan for the state capital, Ilorin to avoid imminent disaster. Speaking with journalists in Ilorin last week, NITP state Chairman, John Olayioye, said that physical development in the Ilorin city is haphazard and was…