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Governor Ahmed submits 19 names to Kwara Assembly for confirmation as commissioners

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State on Tuesday submitted the list of 19 commissioner-nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation by the legislature.

Cobhams Asuquo: INEC has no provision for disabled persons

Music producer and alternative artiste, Cobhams Asuquo, says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) does not have structures to enable persons living with disability vote unaided.

Senator Saraki disburses N10.4 million to Kwara APC women leaders

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki on Sunday disbursed N10.4 million to 52 women leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kwara.

Senator Saraki pays N49 million salary arrears of Kwara traditional rulers

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday offset the 20 months’ salary arrears owed 220 traditional chiefs in his constituency, Kwara Central senatorial district.

Bandits in police uniform kill DPO in Abia

Chukwueggu was said to have been killed by the hoodlums, who were in police uniform and mounted a roadblock around Asa in Obiehie, Abia State.

NSCDC uncovers shrine in Kwara, arrest two

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kwara command on Monday, said it had uncovered a shrine used by some suspected fraudsters to dupe residents of the state.

Measles: Kwara vaccinates 197,269 children

No fewer than 197,269 children have been vaccinated against measles in the first phase of the immunisation programme in Kwara State.

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.

Senator Saraki urges speedy completion of federal road projects in Kwara

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has assured people of Kwara state of his commitment to attracting more capital projects and appointments into the state.

INEC registers almost 70, 000 voters in Kwara, creates 10 more centers

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has registered 68, 079 voters in Kwara since the commencement of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).

Kwara communities get N34m for World Bank-assisted projects

A World Bank assisted project, the Kwara State Community and Social Development Agency (KWCSDA), on Thursday, presented a cheque of N34 million to 16 communities in the state.

Governor Ahmed’s wife Omolewa builds toilets in market

In a bid to stop open defecation, the Wife of Kwara Governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has built two toilets in the central market in Ote, Asa Local Government Area.

NSCDC arrests fake doctor for allegedly stealing from blind man

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara command has arrested one Mr. Hammer Olalekan for allegedly claiming to be a doctor and stealing his patient’s money.

APC chieftains urge President Buhari to sack suspended SGF, NHIS, NIA chiefs

The APC chieftains warned that the President’s inaction on the reports of the panels that investigated the trio could erode his integrity, bring down his government and kill his anti-corruption campaign.

Suspected hoodlums attack Nigeria Customs officials in Kwara

Some people suspected to be hoodlums have attacked men of the Nigerian Customs Service’s roving team along Alapa area in Asa local government area of Kwara State

Emir cautions community leaders against selling land in llorin

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambari, on Friday cautioned community leaders in the emirate against the habit of selling land in their domains for their personal gains.

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