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Ile Arugbo: Parties agree to settle out of court

Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin has adjourned the case between the state government and Asa investment over the disputed land on which Ile Arugbo was built till March 2, 2020, for a report on out of court settlement agreed upon among parties in the matter.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

NUT urges Kwara government to make training of teachers top priority

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), yesterday, called on the Kwara State Government to give top priority to the training and welfare of teachers. NUT Chairman in the state, Mr. Toyin Soliu, made the plea...

Lassa fever death toll rises to 38 in 11 states

The death toll in the Lassa Fever outbreak across the country hits 38 last night as more cases were breaking out.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 1,527 kidnap suspects, recover 2,037 firearms in 2019

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the force had arrested 1, 527 kidnap suspects and recovered 2,037 firearms across the country in 2019.
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Receiving a credit alert message that has a 6- zero digit at the end of a number can turn a frowning face to a wide smile, exposing those 32 teeth, a hungry stomach to a filled one, a homeless person to a house owner, and a dream to reality. It is a transforming moment everyone hopes to have, and luckily 3 Nigerians will always live to tell the story of the magical text that changed their lives, courtesy of Africa’s smartphone brand, itel Mobile.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC will extradite high profiled looters soon

Not less than 18 high profiled looters in different parts of the world will be extradited soon, Acting Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman Ibrahim Magu, stated on Tuesday.

NMA: Doctors’ negligence should not warrant violence

The Kwara Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association has expressed worry over the recent attacks on medical personnel, especially doctors, adding that no level of negligence on the part of doctors should warrant jungle justice.
Bukola Saraki

Seized houses: Senator Saraki accuses EFCC of scandalising him

Former Senate President and two-term Kwara State Governor, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos State to dismiss a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission praying for the permanent forfeiture of his Ilorin houses.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of State, Sen. Gbemisola Rukayyat Saraki during their inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge on Monday.

Minister reaffirms commitment to using local content in Lagos-Ibadan rail construction

The Minister of State, Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, on Monday reaffirmed Federal Government’s commitment to utilising local content in the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank accuses Governor Ikpeazu of being APC mole in PDP

Former All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has replied Abia state governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, describing him as an APC mole in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara gets N3.6 billion January allocation

Kwara State has received a total of N3.6bn as net allocation for the month of January 2020, Finance Commissioner Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi said in a statement on Sunday.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara government sets up white paper committees on state university, environment

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has set up White Paper Committees on the reports of the Visitation Panel to the Kwara State University (KWASU) and the Kwara State Social Assessment Vulnerability Indicator Committee (KW-SAVI).
Arrested with Dolapo are Atanda Femi Benjamin, Atoyebi Samson, Olapade Oladimeji Solomon, Amoo Saheed and Lawal Opeyemi Mubarak.

EFCC nabs wanted fraud suspect, five others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested six internet fraud suspects that includes 22-year-old Sadiku Muniru Dolapo who has been on the Commission’s wanted list.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria inflation rises to 11.98 per cent

Inflation in Nigeria rose to a 19-month high in December, as prices continued to rise many months after the country closed its borders with its neighbours.

Unpaid salaries: Ex-Governor Abdulfatai Ahmed lied – Unions

An umbrella union of teachers in Kwara State Colleges of Education, Committee of Unions in Tertiary Institutions, CUTI, has described as false the claim by former Governor Abdulfatai Ahmed that he paid the salaries of all workers on the payroll of the state before he left office.

Federal government disburses $155 million youth employment fund to 16 states

Since inception in 2013, about $155m has been disbursed by the Federal Government to about 16 states under the Youth Employment and Social Support Program.

Police arrest man for ‘killing friend to inherit truck’

Kwara State police commissioner, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, on Wednesday paraded a suspect one, Jamiu Suleiman, a truck driver based in Lagos who allegedly killed his friend, ’’Baba Oyin’’ because he wanted to possess his truck since he doesn’t have one.
Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor AbdulRazaq: What I told President Buhari in Aso Rock

Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Senate deputy minority leader endorses Amotekun

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.