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2023-01-30
Kwara United Technical Crew Gets 2-game Ultimatum
The technical crew of Kwara United led by Coach Abdulazeez Mohammed have been given two matches ultimatums to change the fortunes of the club or be sanctioned. In a message by the Media Team after the Enyimba m...
Kwara Gov congratulates Dr. Abolore on Fellowship Award
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the Commissioner for Tertiary Education Dr. Alabi Afees Abolore on his bagging the Fellowship of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors (NIES). ...
Ilorin records first rain in 2023
Ilorin, Kwara State capital recorded its first rain of the year on Saturday, DAILY POST reports. The rain brought relief to residents of the state capital after several days of severe heat and hostile weather....
Kwara Gets New Customs Boss
A new Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Kehinde Dehinde Ilesanmi, on Friday assumed duty at the command in Kwara State with a charge to officers and stakeholders to sustain their level of discipline and improve in revenu...
Kwara To Offset LG Workers Salary Arrears With N1bn Sure-P Refunds
Kwara State government has announced plans to use N1 billion of the N2.5 billion Sure-P refund to settle the arrears of salary owed local government workers by the previous administrations. The commissioner for...

2023-01-29
AGAIN, LG WORKERS, SUBEB TO RECEIVE 1BILLION SALARY ARREARS FROM N2.5 BILLION SURE-P REFUND
•Ex-Council also considered •Pension and Gratuity to be paid The Kwara State Government is again set to offset another part of the outstanding debt inherited from the past administration from anoth...
Rowdy scenes in banks, ATM points over new naira notes in Ilorin
Residents of Ilorin, Kwara State are still in dilemma over the difficulty in exchanging their old naira notes for the redesigned currencies. DAILY POST reports that as the deadline for the exchange ends on Sund...

2023-01-28
Kwara journalists, NSCDC disagree over assault, detention allegations
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has denied beating and detaining three Kwara journalists and a lawyer on Friday. The Chairman of the Association of Kwara Online Media Practitioners, Salihu Taofeek,...
Gov AbdulRazaq Pledges Support For Kwara Young Talent Who Built Drone
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Tuesday met with a Kwara young talent, Aliyu Musa, who built an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), also known as drone. The meeting held at the Government House, Ilo...
Kwara’s AbdulRazaq clinches Vanguard Newspapers’ Governor of The Year 2022
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday night received the Vanguard Newspapers’ Governor of the Year 2022 Award. The award was presented in Lagos at Eko Hotel and Suites Victoria Island. ...

2023-01-27
Kwara Assembly approves tenure extension for acting auditor-general
The Kwara State House of Assembly on Thursday approved the extension of the tenure of the acting State Auditor-General by six months. This followed a request by Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq in a letter to t...
Kwara school owners protest multiple taxation
Members of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools in Kwara State on Thursday staged a peaceful protest over what they described as exorbitant and multiple taxation by the state Internal Revenue Serv...
Kwara RATTAWU Elects New Officers
The Radio, Television and Theatre Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), Kwara State chapter, North Central Nigeria has elected new officers to pilot its affairs for the next three years. The election was con...
Kwara, Ogun get BusinessDay’s awards on youth empowerment, housing
Kwara and Ogun states have been chosen as most improved states in youth empowerment and women inclusiveness, and housing stocks development. While Kwara State will be receiving the award at the BusinessDay’s ...
Beggars join Kwara traders to reject old naira notes
Barely a few days before the deadline of January 31 set by the Central Bank of Nigeria for the deposit of old notes of the newly-redesigned naira denominations, traders across markets in Kwara State are rejecting old N...
Kwara, Benue paid highest for cooking gas in Dec 2022
Residents of Kwara and Benue states paid the highest cooking gas (liquefied petroleum gas) costs in December 2022, a recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics has revealed. The report says that residen...

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