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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara closes markets, bans commercial transportation

Residents of Ilorin thronged to the markets in large numbers to make last-minute shopping as the Kwara Government closed non-food markets, commercial motor parks, mosques and churches in the state.
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Kwara APC rejects Yekini Nabena’s claim on APC national publicity secretary office

All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman, Kwara State chapter, Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa, BOB, has described as shocking, recent claim by Yekini Nabena, a party stalwart, stating that he has taken over office of the publicity secretary of the party at the national level. BOB says that such claims are not only outlandish, but also calculated to bring chaos to the party.
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.

EFCC arrest 13 internet fraud suspects in Ilorin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office, has arrested 13 persons over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on Internet fraud and other fraud related offences.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC sensitises tricycle riders on overloading

The Kwara Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned commercial tricycle operators against overloading or risk sanctions.

Herdsman remanded for ‘kidnapping’ 15 year-old boy

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, ordered the remand of a herdsman, Muhammodu Muhammodu, at Oke-Kura correctional centre, Ilorin for allegedly kidnapping a 15 year-old boy, Solihu Mohammed, for N1 million ransom.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara commiserates with victims of Owode market fire

The Kwara State Government has commiserated with traders affected by the fire that razed Owode market in Offa Local Government Area of the state.

Correctional centre chief remanded over ‘N25 million fraud’

The Upper Area Court sitting in Ilorin has ordered the remand of Oyo State Comptroller of Correctional Service Centre, Bamidele Ademola, for allegedly defrauding one Dele Adeleke to the tune of N2 million.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

Road safety: FRSC enlightens joint transport unions

The Kwara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has embarked on enlightenment of members of various transport unions in the state on road safety strategies.
The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) at the weekend instructed its returning international students to go for medical examinations.

Coronavirus: UNILORIN orders foreign students to proceed for medical examination

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) at the weekend instructed its returning international students to go for medical examinations.
League leaders Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi will hope to extend their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they confront 18th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in one of the matchday 18 fixtures at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kano.

NPFL: Plateau United extend lead at top of table as Enyimba thrash Sunshine Stars

Plateau United extended their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard fought 2-1 home win against Nasarawa United at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

Coronavirus: UNILORIN instructs foreign students to proceed for medical examination

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has instructed its returning international students to go for medical examination.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Governor Abdulrazaq: Kwara local councils may not be able to pay new minimum wage

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara says the 16 local government councils in the state may not be able to pay the N30,000 minimum wage.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Central bank partners INEC on Kwara by-election

The INEC has dispatched sensitive materials, including ballot papers and result sheets, for the Saturday by-election in Patigi state constituency of Kwara have been dispatched.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

IPPIS: UNILORIN ASUU begins two weeks warning strike action

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin Chapter, has declared to obey the national body and commence a two-week warning strike on Tuesday.
The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Salihu Yakubu Danladi, has declared that women deserve to be celebrated for the significant roles they play in family formation and nation-building.

Women’s Day: We won’t encourage gender stereotypes – Kwara Speaker

The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Salihu Yakubu Danladi, has declared that women deserve to be celebrated for the significant roles they play in family formation and nation-building.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

University of Ilorin alumni elects new national officers

The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

Benue governor donates 35-seater bus, N10 million cash to Lobi Stars FC

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday donated a 36 seater bus to Lobi Stars football club.
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday (Dec 8).

Nigeria to be certified polio-free by June 2020

The African Regional Certification Centre on Thursday disclosed that Nigeria would soon be declared polio-free by June 2020.

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