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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Nigeria must look beyond oil – Kwara governor

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called for urgent measures to diversify the Nigerian economy and reduce the country’s reliance on crude oil.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

2020 Budget: Federal government to reintegrate ex-militants with N65 billion

The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced FBI suspect, Joseph Oyediran to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation.

FBI suspect Joseph Oyediran jailed in Ilorin

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced FBI suspect, Joseph Oyediran, to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation.
Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.

UNESCO donates N53m to establish smart classroom in Ahmadu Bello university

Prof. Ibrahim Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, says the institution had secured over N53 million from UNESCO-ICHEI for the establishment of Smart Classroom.

Expert: A man sucking woman’s breasts won’t stop cancer, only breastfeeding a baby does

A medical expert, Mrs. Abigael Shona, has said that, contrary to popular belief that breast cancer could be prevented when a man sucks his spouse’s breasts, only actively breastfeeding a baby can achieve the goal.
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APC lauds EFCC for recovering N111 million from treasury looters

The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on its recent recovery and handing-over of N111 million allegedly recovered from treasury looters in the state to the state Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq.

Armed robbers attack NNPC mega station, behead sergeant

Dare-devil armed robbers on Saturday attacked Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega station in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.
Olori Babes and Pelican Stars have gained promotion into the Nigeria Women's Premier League for the 2019-2020 season.

Olori Babes, Pelican Stars secure promotion into Nigeria Women’s Premier League

Olori Babes and Pelican Stars have gained promotion into the Nigeria Women's Premier League for the 2019/2020 season.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Why we need stadium in each Imo local councils – governor

Imo state governor Emeka Ihedioha Thursday defended the construction of a stadium in each of the twenty-seven local government areas of the state.

NNPC raises the alarm over pipeline vandalism

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised the alarm on the increasing menace of oil pipeline vandalism which hit a record high of 228 pulverized points in July.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC records N4.26 billion trading surplus in one month

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, declared a trading surplus of N4.26 billion in its operations for the month of July 2019.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Internet fraudster jailed six months in Kwara

Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital on Wednesday sentenced another internet fraudster Akinbamidele Femi Johnson to six months imprisonment.

Court admits man to N200,000 bail for possession of human hair

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin on Monday admitted a 21-year-old man, Yusuf Shehu, to bail in the sum of N200,000 for allegedly being in possession of human hair.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor approves N60 million counterpart fund for CSDP projects

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has approved N60 million counterpart funds for the World Bank-funded Community and Social Development Projects (CSDP) to make the state benefit from projects.
Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.

Warri Wolves complete Bright Esieme signing from Abia Comets

Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara teachers task government on welfare

Kwara state government has been urged to urgently address challenges facing the teaching profession in the state to ensure maximum output from teachers.

Court remands housewife, two others for allegedly faking kidnap

A Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ilorin on Friday ordered that a housewife, who allegedly faked their own kidnap, be remanded in a correctional centre.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief urges owners of impounded vehicles to pay up duty

Retired Colonel Hameed Ali, the Controller General of Customs, has said that owners of vehicles impounded in recent raid of car dealers’ shops for not paying customs duty could come forward to pay and take their cars.

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Niger Delta leaders back President Buhari on audit of NDDC

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Police parade fake officer, others in Abuja

The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr John Tarsoo, for extorting the public.
CHAN Eagles striker, Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.

Ibrahim Sunusi: CHAN Eagles need early goal to boost confidence

CHAN Eagles striker Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.