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2020-09-24
Dredging of River Niger an antidote to flooding: Kwara Gov
•Visits, comforts victims in Edu LG •Palliatives distribution berths in Pategi, Ilorin West, South Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday said his administration is pleading with the federal governm...
New procurement agency will promote accountability, local contractors: Kwara govt
Kwara State Government on Wednesday said the public procurement agency was created in the state to promote probity and equip the small, medium and enterprises (SMEs) to win and execute government contracts State Commissi...
KWSG TO PARTNER NIGERIAN NAVY FOR IMPROVED SECURITY
he Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has reemphasised the importance of security to development and promised to partner the Nigerian Navy to secure the state. The Governor stated this today while rece...
Oloriegbe Commences Distribution of Relief Items in Ilorin For The Victims of Rainstorms Disaster
The Senator representing Kwara Central at the National Assembly, Dr. Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe has today commenced distribution of relief items to the people of his constituency who were affected by the rainstorms that w...
Alleged assault: Court issues bench warrant for arrest of NSCDC official
A Magistrates' Court in Ilorin on Wednesday, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of an officer of the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdulkadir Bello. Magistrate Muhammed Ibrahim gave the order fol...
Ilorin South Chalet inferno: Commissioner Commiserates with Council
The Kwara State Government has commiserated with Ilorin South Local Government Council over the fire incident that gutted the official Chalet of the Council situated along Fate Road in Ilorin. The Commissioner for Lo...
No evidence Kwara LG funds were diverted: Judicial Panel
· Commends Gov's rare openness · My campaign promise on LG allocation stands: Gov Allegations that the Kwara State Government diverted or deducted N300m monthly from local government funds since Ma...
GOBIR DONATES 20 MILLION NAIRA WORTH OF BUILDING MATERIALS AND CASH TO THE VICTIMS OF RAINSTORM IN ILORIN
Inspired by the generous donation of roofing sheets by His Royal Highness, the Emir of Ilorin - The Waziri Hausa and Chairman of the Gobir Organization Foundation, Waziri Yakubu Gobir has donated relief materials worth...

2020-09-23
Kwara launches clean campaign, sets to end open defecation
Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq says his administration is committed to ending open defecation and promoting good hygiene. He stated this at the flag off of 'Clean Kwara' in commemoration of the 5th an...
N10bn lost, 15,000 displaced in Kwara flood - AbdulRazaq
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Tuesday said between N5bn and N10bn was lost to the flood in the state. He added that no fewer than 15,000 residents were rendered homeless. Abdulr...
300-year-old Kwara community cries out over lack of electricity
The Gbabu-Elega community in Asa Local Government area of Kwara has appealed to the state government to rescue the community from lack of electricity since its existence over three centuries ago. The Baale of the...
Why I visited the President, by Kwara Governor
. Flood incidents, Bacita Sugar factory, infrastructure top list . Seeks inclusion of more Kwarans in FG's cash transfer Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday visited President Muhammadu Buhar...
Kwara United announce three signings
NPFL side Kwara United have signed Michael Ohanu, Adesina Gats, and Afeez Nosiru. The exciting news was announced by the club via social media ahead of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League. Meanwhile t...
Rainstorm: Kwara govt flags off palliative distribution as AbdulRazaq visits victims
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday toured the Ilorin metropolis where the weekend's rainstorm blew off the rooftops of hundreds of residential and commercial buildings and rendered thousands homele...

2020-09-22
N300m LG Funds: Ex-Commissioner dares Kwara govt to publish financial accounts
Aisha Pategi, a former special duties commissioner who resigned from Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq's cabinet, has challenged the state government to publish the local governments' financial accounts starting from 2019...
Kwara records 12 new COVID-19 cases, discharges 23 patients
Kwara State has recorded 12 more cases of COVID-19 while 23 persons who tested negative twice have been discharged. Mr. Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and Spokesman of the Technical Committee...
Who is Who in Nigeria Golf excites Ibitayo
Ilorin based golfer, Oyedele Ibitayo, has expressed excitement over his nomination into Who is Who in Golf in Nigeria, a 500-page book jointly produced by Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) and a bluechip printing home in Abuj...
Kwara Gov announces committee on Saturday's rainstorm
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has set up a nine-person committee to conduct an assessment of the damage caused by the Saturday’s rainstorm in different parts of the state especially the state capital Ilorin....
Kwara launches Clean Kwara Campaign, sets to end open defecation
· Gov. AbdulRazaq seeks supports of residents, LGs on personal hygiene · FG lauds Gov's political will, commitment to WASH campaign Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday flagged off the ‘Clea...
Re: Kudos to Kwara Governor's Son
The attention of the Kwara State Government has been drawn to some news articles in which the son of the Governor, Farouk AbdulRazaq, was credited with owning a Foundation or expressing some political views. Th...

2020-09-21
Emir Of Ilorin Mourns Emir Of Zazzau
The Emir of Ilorin, Alh Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has commiserated with Zazzau Emirate Council over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Alh Shehu Idris. Sulu- Gambari who described the demise of the frontline mona...
Kwara restores Ubandawaki dispensary converted to PDP secretariat
· Cottage Hospital Pakata for upgrade Kwara State Government has restored the dispensary in Ubandawaki Ward of Ilorin West Local government to its old status amid ongoing efforts to rebuild and re-equip the faci...
KWARA LGAs ARE AUTONOMOUS - COMMISSIONER
The Kwara State Government has re-echoed the independence of all Local Government Councils in the running of their affairs without interference from any quarters. The Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy ...
KWSG SEEKS MORE COLLABORATION WITH FMARD
The Kwara State Government has reiterated its commitment to strong collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) to achieve food sufficiency in the country. The Commissioner ...
AbdulRazaq commiserates with El-Rufai, Zazzau emirate over monarch's death
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday commiserated with his Kaduna State counterpart Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and the Zazzau Emirate over the death of its monarch His Royal Highness Dr Shehu Idris (CFR). ...
Ilorin Anchor Seeks Govt, Philanthropists' Help for Rainstorms Victims
Members of the Ilorin Anchor Men and Women Initiative have called on government at all levels, philanthropists, social-cultural groups, and faith-based organisations to come to the aid of victims of a devastating ...
One dies, two missing after Kwara rainstorm
One person was confirmed dead with two others still missing after Saturday night's downpour in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. Two persons whose bodies are yet to be recovered were swept away at Taiwo Isale and Ok...
Rainstorm: Kwara Deputy Governor Commiserates With Victims Families
Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi has commiserated with the families of those who died in yesterday's rainstorm. Speaking during an assessment visit to the areas affected by the rainstorm, Mr Alabi ...

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