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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

13 persons die in multiple autocrash in Kwara

Thirteen persons were reported dead in two separate motor accidents along Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa highway in the Moro local government area of Kwara state early hours of Thursday.
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.

Man lands in jail for posing as female

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.
Chief Press Secretary to the state governor and Spokesman for the state Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye said this in a statement on Friday in Ilorin.

Kwara records five fresh virus infections

The Kwara State Government says it has recorded five new COVID-19 infections, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to 1,009.

Man jailed for social media love scam

A man, Usman Muhammed, has been convicted and sentenced for defrauding unsuspecting men with explicit pictures on social media.

Gani Adams: Terrorists now occupy Oyo community

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday raised the alarm over the activities of armed terrorists, which he alleged are now occupying Kishi, North-west area of Oyo State as well as the vast old Oyo National Park in the state.
4. The EFCC in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola, and 28 others over alleged involvement in internet fraud.

EFCC arrests two lecturers, 28 others for ‘internet fraud’

The EFCC in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola, and 28 others over alleged involvement in internet fraud.
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 arrests two lecturers, 28 others for internet fraud in Kwara

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

Flood displaces over 2500 residents in Kwara community

Jebba community in Moro local government area of Kwara state has been thrown into survival crisis as no fewer than Two Thousand five hundred residents have been displaced from their abodes by a devastating flood on Thursday.

Pregnant woman killed in Lagos cult violence

A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, was shot dead during a bloody clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Thursday.
The Governor of Kwara State Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has promised to host the Super Eagles squad that reached the round of 16 at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the U.S.A.

Kwara governor pledges to host USA ’94 Super Eagles squad

The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has promised to host the Super Eagles squad that reached the round of 16 at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the U.S.A.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

DPO: How 17 policemen, civilians were killed in Offa bank robbery

Former Divisional Police Officer of Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, CSP Adamu Danjuma, on Monday, said 17 people including nine policemen and eight civilians were killed in cold blood in the April 5, 2018 Offa bank armed robbery operation.

NMA counsels universities on virus protocols as students get ready for resumption

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has advised universities on strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols to ensure safety of students and curtail the spread of the virus on campuses.

Teacher arraigned for ‘molestation’ of pupil

The Kwara State family court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital has docked a class teacher for alleged sexual molestation of his seven-year-old pupil.
7. All Progressives Congress chieftains including former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; and former Osun State Governor, Chief Bisi Akande, on Saturday, arrived in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Senator Tinubu: Governor Akeredolu has done more than talk

National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has campaigned for the reelection of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu saying he has done more than talk.
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UNILORIN student to sweep road, clear gutter for three months for internet fraud

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court, sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, September 4, 2020 sentenced 24-year old undergraduate of University of Ilorin, Salau Olumide, to three months of sweeping road and clearing of gutters for internet fraud.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara set to access 2014-2019 UBEC funds

Kwara State government is set to invest at least N14billion in its basic education sector, with the cabinet on Friday approving for the state to take a N7.1billion facility to access the six-year backlog of outstanding UBEC funds.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Prince Abdulkadir named new Kwara chief of staff

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has appointed Prince Mahee Abdulkadir, son of the late 10th Emir of Ilorin, Mallam Aliyu Abdulkadir, as the new Chief of Staff.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara enrols 10,000 indigent residents in health insurance scheme

Kwara State government has enrolled no fewer than 10,000 indigent residents of the state in the government’s health insurance scheme.

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