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Rainstorm renders hundreds of residents homeless in llorin

Hundreds of residents in various parts of Ilorin, the Kwara capital, have been rendered homeless by rainstorm, following downpour which lasted for over three hours on Saturday evening.

Governor Ahmed tasks universities on entrepreneurship education

The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, has challenged higher institutions of learning to place more emphasis on entrepreneurship education with a view to making students gainfully engaged after graduation.

Kwara bans sale, consumption of alcohol

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed a bill prohibiting production, sale, and consumption of alcohol in certain areas.

Governor Ahmed signs bill stopping pension payment to Senator Saraki, others

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Wednesday, signed into law an amendment bill stopping payment of pension to former governors and deputy governors during any period they hold political or public office.

Kwara to complete Osun state boundary road

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has announced his government’s decision to link Aran-Orin Township road in Irepodun Local government area of the state to Osun State boundary.

Governor Ahmed approves appointment of local council monitoring committees

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the appointment of Local Government Monitoring Committees for the 16 local government councils in the state.

Kwara Utd explains rationale for match ultimatum to technical crew

The Chairman, Kwara United FC of Ilorin, Prince Oladimeji Thompson, says the three-match ultimatum to the club’s technical crew is to charge them to brace up or get axed.

Kwara Assembly passes bill stopping payment of pension to some ex-governors, deputies

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed an amendment bill halting payment of pension to former governors, deputy governors and other officers holding political offices after their tenure in office.

Adequate funding critical to educational growth – Governor Ahmed

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has identified adequate funding as a critical ingredient to stimulate educational growth in the country.

Scores injured in Kwara communal crisis

Clashes erupted again over land between Offa and Ijagbo communities in Kwara State early Wednesday, forcing people residing in border areas of the communities to flee.

APC moves to stop defection of Senators Kwankwaso, Saraki, others

With dwindling goodwill from the six geo-political zones of the country, if President Buhari is seeking reelection in 2019 he must arrest the drift of many chieftains of the party who are being wooed by the opposition parties, especially the PDP, analysts said.

Governors forum to nominate team to interface with National Assembly on state police

The second Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) meeting is currently ongoing in the State House Conference Center, Abuja.

Governor Ahmed mourns over loss of Justice Saka Yusuf

The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, has commiserated with the Emir of Ilorin, the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union, families and friends of late former Chief Judge of the state, Justice Saka Yusuf, over the death of the legal icon.

Governor Ahmed assures Kwarans 90% implementation of 2018 budget

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has promised that his administration remains resolute in achieving over 80% budget implementation on capital projects.


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