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Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the State.

Kwara sets up committee on SME recovery funds

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has appointed an 11-person committee to verify claims submitted by victims of the recent looting of private properties in Ilorin, determine the extent of their losses and disburse government’s support for them.
The Kwara Government on Saturday said the Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, had recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative in a repeat test.

Kwara deputy governor recovers from coronavirus

The Kwara Government on Saturday said the Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, had recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative in a repeat test.
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Kwara governor’s special adviser resigns

Special Adviser to Kwara State governor, Mallam Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, on Health Matters, Professor Wale Suleiman, has resigned his appointment from the government.
Kayode Alabi

Kwara deputy governor, wife test positive for coronavirus

The deputy governor sued for calm and enjoined the residents of the state to follow the safety protocols highlighted by the government and health authorities. He stressed that the state government is determined to flatten the curve of Coronavirus and curb community transmission
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Kwara students to resume Wednesday

All Senior Secondary 3 students in Kwara would resume on Wednesday as the state government had distributed 65, 000 face masks to schools ahead of the resumption.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara coronavirus committee arrests 50 at night club

The Kwara Technical Committee on COVID-19 arrested no fewer than 50 persons in the early hours of Saturday at a night club in Ilorin, the state capital, for violating the ban on night clubbing.
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Monarch donates branded face masks to Kwara government

Oba Yakubu Buari, the Olomu of Omupo, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara, has donated branded face masks to the Kwara State Government.
The deputy governor and chairman Kwara state Covid-19 Technical Committee, Mr Kayode Alabi, expressed the appreciation while receiving two motorised modular fumigators from the Ooni of Ife, His Royal Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, to assist the government in the battle against the spread of coronavirus.

Kwara receives modular fumigators from Ooni

Kwara State government has expressed gratitude to organisations and individuals for contributing to its fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
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Juma’at prayers to begin in Kwara on Friday

This is sequel to the approval of the Emir of Ilorin, and chairman of the state council of chiefs, Dr. Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, with the agreement of the state COVID-19 technical committee under the chairmanship of the Deputy Governor, Kayode Alabi.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

NCDC lauds Kwara over testing centre

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has commended efforts of the Kwara State Government in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.
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Kwara sacks driver, suspends permanent secretary

The battle against Covid-19 pandemic has cost a driver his job while a Permanent Secretary has been placed on suspension both in Kwara State.
Kayode Alabi

Kwara records three new coronavirus cases

Kwara State has recorded three additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 14 in the state.
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Kwara makes u-turn on markets, declares total lockdown

Contrary to its earlier directives, Kwara State government, on Tuesday, rescinded its decision to allow markets open for operations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, henceforth.
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Eight-year old boy donates cash to Kwara to fight coronavirus

An eight-year-old boy, Akinduyo Oluwapamilerinayo, on Thursday donated a sum of N1,120 to the Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 .
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UBA donates N28.5 million to fight coronavirus in Kwara

The United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Monday, boosted the fight against coronavirus in Kwara with a donation of N28.5 million.
Kwara State governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in December 2019 announced the revocation of the property owned by former governor of the state, Olusola Saraki because it was illegally acquired.

Kwara reaffirms commitment to independent judiciary

The Kwara State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promote efficient and independent judiciary for effective service delivery.
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Kwara government pledges support to sports festival organising committee

The state’s Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, made the promise on Tuesday in Ilorin during a meeting with the Main Organising Committee (MOC), led by its Vice Chairman, Alhaji Hameed Adio.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

EFCC saved us from inheriting empty treasury – Kwara governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday said he would have inherited an empty treasury if the account of the state government had not been frozen on the eve of his inauguration.

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As the probe into the shooting at the Lekki Toll Gate continues, the panel set up by the state government to look into the incident has been told by Mr Abayomi Omomuwa, managing director, Lekki Concession Company, operator of the tollgate, that he could not quantify the losses when the toll gate was occupied by #EndSARS protesters in October.

Nigerians lambast CNN over backtrack on death claim at Lekki toll gate

Many Nigerians have castigated the Cable News Network (CNN) for projecting misinformation, inconsistent reportage on the EndSARs protests and alleged number of deaths at the Lekki Toll Gate on Oct. 20.
The Victims Support Fund (VSF) Task Force on COVID-19, has donated food items and personal protective equipment (PPE) worth N100 million to 2,211 vulnerable households and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Katsina State.

VSF donates food items, hospital consumables to Katsina

A non-governmental organisation, Victims Support Fund (VSF) Task Force on COVID-19, has donated food items and personal protective equipment (PPE) worth N100 million to 2,211 vulnerable households and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Katsina State in order to alleviate their plight.
Seven alleged victims of the October 20 Lekki shootings have ‘surfaced’ at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters.

Lekki shooting footage has irregularities – lawyer

Adeshina Ogunlana, the lawyer representing the #EndSARS protesters at the Lagos Judicial Panel of inquiry, has said there are irregularities in the footage submitted by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) to the panel.
The leadership of the Action Alliance (AA) has disowned the former national Chairman of the party, Mr Kenneth Udeze, describing him as an impostor who is hell bent at fomenting crisis in the party.

Action Alliance disowns Kenneth Udeze as national chairman

The National Chairman of the party, Hon Adekunle Rufai Omoaje, in a statement released on Friday said Udeze has seized to be the national Chairman of the party since he (Omoaje) emerged as the party’s national chairman at the party’s national convention held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government have met the demands of protesters – minister

He said the protesters also requested that an independent body oversees the investigation and prosecution of all reports of police misconduct within ten days and the increase of Police salary to adequately compensate for the risks involved in protecting the lives and property of citizens.