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30 Apr 2018
Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has described workers in the state as dependable allies in entrenching good governance and efficient service delivery. The governor, in his May Day message to the workers signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, said workers remained indispensable companions in his administration’s quest to build a prosperous Kwara for…
28 Apr 2018
The new Commissioner of Police in Kwara State, Aminu Pai Saleh, yesterday blamed failure of intelligence gathering as leading cause of the last bloody robbery incident in Offa town, Offa Council.  Saleh, at the maiden press briefing at the command’s headquarters in Ilorin, said such information gathering technique was completely lacking in the system, leading…
25 Apr 2018
Recent armed robbery operation that threw the ancient town of Offa, Kwara State, into pandemonium for hours was executed in a most daring commando fashion. According to reports, dare devil armed robbers who stormed the town in audacious fashion divided themselves into two teams upon arrival, with the first team demobilising the Police Station while…
19 Apr 2018
Proprietor and some employees of the hotel where suspected Offa, Kwara State bank robbers lodged before launching their attack, have been charged to court. The accused were arraigned before a magistrate court in Ilorin, for alleged conspiracy over the criminal act of the robbers. The hotel workers arraigned were the accountant, a receptionist, a room…
18 Apr 2018
Federal Government on Wednesday handed over 36 rooms constructed at Internally Displaced persons (lDPs) centre in Patigi, headquarters of the Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara to Kwara Government. The 36 rooms, which were yet to be provided with facilities, were handed to Kwara Emergency Management Agency by representatives of the Presidential Committee on Flood…
14 Apr 2018
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kwara, Alhaji Mohammed Ajia-Ibrahim has urged Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed to pay greater attention to youth empowerment to reduce crime in the state. Ajia-Ibrahim made the call in Ilorin on Saturday at the 4th Kwara Youth Stakeholders Conference. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the youth…
12 Apr 2018
Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara said the State Government would procure additional Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) to beef up security in Offa and strategic locations across the state. Ahmed disclosed this during the swearing-in of a new Khadi of the state Shariah Court of Appeal, Mas’ud Oniye. Ahmed, therefore, urged well-meaning citizens of the state…
8 Apr 2018
The Inspector-General of Police( (I-G), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the deployment of three units of Police Mobile Force ( PMF), high powered police investigation team and Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) to Kwara. The Force spokesman, ACP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, said anti-robbery equipment and 10 crew members were also deployed…
6 Apr 2018
Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has promised to pay the medical bills of victims of Thursday’s armed robbery attack in Offa, headquarters of Offa Local Government Area. Ahmed made the promise when he visited the victims at the General Hospital in Ilorin on Friday. The governor had earlier ordered that the victims be relocated to…
16 Mar 2018
Some hotel associations have called on the Kwara State Government to reverse its law prohibiting the sales, production and consumption of alcohol in the state. They said the enforcement of such a law would have a drastic effect on the nation’s economy and the hospitality industry. They spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
15 Mar 2018
Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has signed into law an amendment bill stopping payment of pension to former governors and deputy governors. The state House of Assembly recently passed the bill following consideration of a report presented by Chairman, House Committee on Establishment and Public Service, Emmanuel Abodunrin. With the signing of the amended law…
12 Mar 2018
The Ekiti and Kwara States have inaugurated a joint committee to resolve the boundary disputes between Eda Oniyo in Ekiti State and Obo Ayegunle community in Kwara State. Governor Ayodele Fayose made the disclosure during a peace parley involving the leadership of the two communities, the representative of the Kwara state government and the Commissioners…

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