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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.

Kwara acquires two ambulances for emergency response

The Kwara State Government has acquired two state-of-the-art Mercedes Benz Ambulances to boost emergency response system in the state.
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 records 16 new coronavirus cases, discharges 4 patients

The Kwara State Government says 15 more people have tested positive for COVID-19, while four patients have twice tested negative and discharged.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara suspends five SUBEB officials over alleged fraud

The officials are the Permanent Secretary of the parastatal Bayo Audu Onimago; Director of Finance and Supply of SUBEB, Husseni Ahmed; account officers Mujeeb Ibrahim and Oyerinde Fatai; and a staff of the Teaching Service Commission who doubled as the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers Toyin Saliu.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Kwara records 13 new coronavirus cases

Kwara State has recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 235.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC: How Kwara top shots hijacked public solar street lights for their residences

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has ordered the relocation of solar street lights from private residents in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

Nigeria Immigration promotes 3,548 junior staff

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has promoted 3,548 junior staff to enhance efficiency in the service.
Mr. Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi State has died, according to a report.

Kogi chief judge Nasiru Ajanah passes on

Late Justice Nasir Ajanah was born in 1956 to the family of Alhaji MJ Fari Ajanah in Okene Local Government Area of present Kogi State. He hails from Okehi Local government area of Kogi State
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.

Provost: Kwara college uncovers 2,000 fake certificates

The authorities of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin have discovered about 2,000 fake National Certificate of Education purportedly issued in the name of the institution.
The Director, Centre for Infectious Diseases Research, Bayero University, Kano, Professor Isa Abubakar has expressed worry over the decline in the number of samples being supplied to the state epidemiology team for coronavirus tests.

Kwara records 17 fresh cases of coronavirus, discharge 6 patients

Kwara State Government says 17 more people have tested positive to coronavirus while six patients have twice tested negative and discharged.

Kwara NUJ raises alarm over imminent building collapse

The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has cried out over the deplorable state of its State Secretariat which is at the brinks of collapse.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara APC leaders indict governor in party crisis

Some members of the executive council of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State have indicted Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of being behind the protracted crisis of the party in the state.

NDLEA: Women getting more involved in Tramadol sale in Kwara

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend raised the alarm on the rising involvement of women in the sale of Tramadol and other illicit drugs in Kwara state.
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 discovers ghost workers in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has discovered 400 ghost workers in Kwara State, revealing how some state officials are beneficiaries of the corrupt scheme.
Rotimi Jolayemi, a journalist detained for broadcasting a poem which was deemed insulting to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has told newsmen that he does not regret his actions.

Rotimi Jolayemi: I have no regrets ‘insulting’ Lai Mohammed

Rotimi Jolayemi, a journalist detained for broadcasting a poem which was deemed insulting to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has told newsmen that he does not regret his actions.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara begins repair of Agba Dam bridge

Kwara State Government will commence repairs of the Agba Dam Bridge on Friday, June 19.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara extends suspension of council chairmen by six months

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara on Thursday announced the extension of the suspension of the chairmen and councillors in the 16 local governments by six months.

Kwara clergies to comply with rules on Friday prayers

Kwara State Council of Ulama has agreed to comply fully with the rules on prevention of Coronavirus as congregational Friday prayers commence across the state on Friday.

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