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President, Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Baba Panya, has appealed to Federal and State Governments in Nigeria to stop the use of state power to dominate and marginalized christians in the country.
About 450 patients have benefitted from the Kwara State government’s free cataract surgeries, the Permanent Secretary of the state’s Ministry of Health, Abubakar Ayinla, has said.
No fewer than 937 local contractors on Monday participated in an open bidding for the construction/renovation of public schools and other facilities recently advertised by the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWSUBEB).
Abubakar said the breakdown of the allocation figures comprises: Statutory Revenue Allocation of N1,780,906,717:37 (net); Value Added Tax of N1,450,601,517:80; Forex Equalisation Fund of N45,905,022:05; Excess Bank Charges of N3,157,916:33; and total deductions of N350,066,963:71.
Ownership tussle over mission schools in Ilorin between the Kwara State government and the Christian churches that set up the schools continued after authorities of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) refuted claims of any compromise with the state government on the use of hijab by its students.
The Nigerian Islamic human rights group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has called on stakeholders to call the Kwara State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to order over its call on its members to occupy a school in Ilorin, a move which has escalated the ongoing hijab controversy involving Christians and Muslims in Ilorin, the State capital.
Kwara State government on Thursday directed the Principals, teachers and all staff of the 10 grant-aided secondary schools embroiled in hijab controversy to report for duty Friday unfailingly.
The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara Council of Chiefs, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has urged Muslims and Christians to embrace peace.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has asked Nigerians to hold Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq responsible for the violence and bloodletting in Kwara State over his administration’s Hijab policy.
The Kwara Government has fixed March 15 as date for commencement of the interview for the 9,991 applicants who met the cutoff for the ongoing SUBEB/TESCOM teaching jobs
The 10 schools affected by the Hijab controversy in Ilorin will remain shut pending the outcome of consultations on the use of the Muslim headgear in schools, the Kwara State government has said.
The Kwara State government has said it will hold examinations for applicants for vacant positions at the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) between Feb. 22 and Feb. 25.
Following the court judgement on Tuesday, Kwara State government has commenced full demolition of the disputed Ile Arugbo land,owned by late Abubakar Olusola Saraki, preparatory to construct another phase of government secretariat.
Kwara State Government on Tuesday got a legal green light to proceed with the building of the state secretariat on the controversial Ile Arugbo land in Ilorin, with the court striking out the case instituted by the former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, challenging the government’s take over of the land.
Concerned individuals of Igbaja land in the Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state on Monday staged a peaceful protest to the palace of the traditional ruler of the ancient town, the Elesee Palace in Igbaja, against alleged atrocities of herdsmen to their lives and property
The Kwara State government has again reassured residents it is committed to ensuring their safety and security amidst the surge in the number of herdsmen that relocated to the state.
Minister of Industry, Trade Investment, Chief Niyi Adebayo, has reiterated commitment of the federal government to partner with private and public investors in the sugar industry to accelerate the nation’s economic growth.
The Kwara State Government says it has recorded 115 more COVID-19 cases, while 56 patients, who tested negative twice have been discharged.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
Minister urges collaboration between National Assembly, finance ministry to strengthen public investment
The task of strengthening public investment will come easy with commitment, loyalty and collaborations between the National Assembly and the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.
The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, will take place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on April 17, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday.
Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher, hopes former teammate Steven Gerrard will manage the club when the time is right.
Former minister of commerce and industry, Mahmud Tukur, has passed on.
The U.S. Commerce Department said Thursday it was adding seven Chinese supercomputing entities to a U.S. economic blacklist for assisting Chinese military efforts.