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2020-11-29
Bosso announces 20-Man list for WAFU U-20 Cup of Nations
The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will kick-starts their WAFU B U-20 Cup of Nations campaign on December 6th at the Stade de Galles in Porto Novo, Benin Republic. The competition, begins on December 5th, will serve as qualifie...
Grassroots leadership, crucial in ending neglected tropical diseases, says expert
Grassroots leadership has been identified as an effective means in planning and execution of public health projects to get the desired outcome on ending Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). According to an Ilorin...
Expatriates must have valid visa to practice in Nigeria - NSE
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has called for strict implementation of Executive Order Number 5 by relevant government agencies and parastatals to deepen the capacity of indigenous engineers and demystify foreign d...

2020-11-28
Kwara College of Education wants upgrade to university
The Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin wants the state government to upgrade the school to University of Education to further produce qualified manpower for the nation. Provost of the institution, Dr Abdul...
Kwara athletes protest over unpaid NSF allowances
Kwara athletes on Friday protested against the non payments of their camp allowances by the state Ministry of Sports and Youth Development ahead of the forthcoming National Sports Festival in Edo. The athletes ha...
NPC seeks traditional rulers' support for Enumeration, Demarcation in Kwara
The National Population Commission (NPC) on Friday called for the support of traditional rulers in Kwara for the success of its coming enumeration and demarcation exercise in three local government areas of the state. ...
Monthly Sanitation Exercise Holds Saturday 28th
This is to inform the public that the modified monthly sanitation exercise will hold on Saturday, 28th November, 2020 from 7am to 9am Members of the public are enjoined to fully participate in the modified sani...

2020-11-27
Kwara Gov congratulates new SANs
·NAWOJ Treasurer too Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the three members of the state chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) who have just been recommended for the rank of the S...
Kwara Gov commiserates with Dr Ali-Agan over mother's death
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with foremost Islamic scholar Dr Abubakar Imam Ali-Agan and his family over the death of their matriarch Alhaja Fatimah who died at the age of 78. "The...
Kwara Govt. begins disbursement of Owo- Arugbo Monday
.10,000 captured for the first phase *Disbursement holds once in two months Kwara State Government will on Monday begin the disbursement of funds to beneficiaries of 'Owo Arugbo', the conditional cash tran...
Kwara inaugurates 12-person ease of doing business council
Kwara State Government has inaugurated a 12-person Ease of Doing Business Council to drive its efforts to lift bureaucratic bottlenecks that hurt businesses as well as attract new investments to the state. The se...
FIBAN reads riot act to members in Kwara
Freelance and Independent Broadcasters’ Association of Nigeria (FIBAN), Kwara State chapter has charged its members to always uphold professional ethics in the course of performing their duties. Speaking with j...
Kwara's investigative panel grills Saraki's deputy Ogundeji
The Commission of Inquiry set up by the Kwara Government to investigate sales of public properties between 1999 and 2019, has grilled Chief Joel Ogundeji, the former deputy governor to Bukola Saraki, over the ownershi...
WAEC commends Kwara over exam malpractices' eradication
The Kwara State Government has been commended for its efforts in eradicating examination malpractices in the state. The Human Resources Manager, West Africa Examination Council, Mr. Adesoji Faboro, made the comme...
EFCC insists Saraki bought Ikoyi property with monies drawn from Kwara coffers
A witness brought to testify in the trial of former Senate President Bukola Saraki before a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has narrated how Mr Saraki allegedly purchased his Lagos properties with funds drawn f...
Kwara Uncovers Alleged Massive Corruption in Kwara Poly
The Kwara State Government said it has uncovered alleged massive corruption involving some staff of the state-owned polytechnic (Kwara Polytechnic) Ilorin. The Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and T...

2020-11-26
Bill to repeal pension Act for ex-Kwara governors passes 2nd reading at Assembly
A bill seeking to repeal the Kwara state pension law for former governors and deputy governors on Thursday passed second reading at the Kwara House of Assembly. The bill is an executive bill forwarded to the House ...
Allocation drops again as Kwara receives N3.4bn for November
·LGAs' allocation slips to N2.2bn Kwara State Government has received a total sum of N3,415,372,533:31 as federal allocation for the month of November, a statement by the state's Finance and Planning Commissione...
Volleyball Super Cup: NSCDC Emerge Women's Champion
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have beaten Nigeria Customs Service 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-19, 25-22) to emerge champions of the women’s category of the Super Cup. In a keenly contested game at t...
Kwara Meets with MIRECO, Pledges Support
Kwara State Government has pledged to give necessary support to the Mineral Resources and Environment Management Committee, MIRECO to improve Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in the state. The State Commissioner fo...
Kwara approves N41m for 2020 Malaria counterpart funds
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has approved N41 million for malaria eradication programme for the year 2020. Speaking in a meeting with Long Lasting Campaign Coordinating Network Committee (LLCC...

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