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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor: We’re touching lives with KWASSIP

Thousands of lives are being touched with the social investment programme, which targets the vulnerable and poor, Kwara Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has stated.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA: We won’t accept use of state power to marginalize Christians

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.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara sponsors free eye surgeries for 450 patients

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.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara warns teachers against indecent dressing

Malam Abubakar Bello, the Chairman, Kwara Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), issued the warning in a statement in Ilorin.

937 Contractors bid for UBEC-SUBEB school projects in Kwara

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

Kwara gets March allocation from federation account

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.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA: No compromise with Kwara government over use of hijab, school ownership

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.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

Kwara Hijab crisis: MURIC urges stakeholders to call CAN to order

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.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Hijab crisis: Kwara government orders principals, teachers to resume work Friday

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.

Ilorin emir urges Muslims, Christians to embrace peace

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara Council of Chiefs, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has urged Muslims and Christians to embrace peace.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Hijab crisis: CAN blames Kwara violence, bloodletting on Governor AbdulRazaq

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.

Kwara releases modalities for SUBEB/TESCOM interview

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
Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Nusirat Elelu..

Kwara vaccinates children, women against tetanus

Kwara State government began a second round of maternal neonatal tetanus elimination programme across the 10 identified high risk local government areas of the state.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara government approves use of hijab in schools

Mamma Sabah Jibril, Secretary to the State Government, announced the decision in a statement Thursday night.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Hijab: Schools to remain shut pending Kwara government decision – official

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.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara begins qualifying exams for SUBEB/TESCOM jobs February 22

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.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Court ruling: Kwara government commences full demolition of Ile Arugbo

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.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Kwara government reclaims Ile Arugbo land as court strikes out Senator Saraki’s case

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.

Kwara community protests against herders

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
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Herdsmen: Kwara government restates commitment to safety of residents

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.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

Minister: Investment in sugar industry will provide jobs for youths

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 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 1,617 new cases of the CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. Nigeria records 1,617 new COVID-19 infections, 14 more deaths.

Kwara records 115 new coronavirus cases, discharges 56 patients

The Kwara State Government says it has recorded 115 more COVID-19 cases, while 56 patients, who tested negative twice have been discharged.

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EFCC hands over recovered N67.5 million to victim in Enugu

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.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

Governor Wike: Nobody can undermine Rivers in quest for Nigeria’s presidency

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.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Governor Bello: Many PDP governors will join APC soon

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.

RCCG apologises to minister over Osun road project

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.
Over 9000 candidates are jostling for 4000 admission slots in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano (YUMSUK) for the 2020-2021 academic session.

NUC approves Kano university’s postgraduate school

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.

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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.
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Buckingham Palace: Prince Philip’s funeral to take place April 17

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.
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Former minister of commerce and industry, Mahmud Tukur, has passed on.

Former minister Mahmud Tukur passes on

Former minister of commerce and industry, Mahmud Tukur, has passed on.
“Supercomputing capabilities are vital for the development of many — perhaps almost all — modern weapons and national security systems, such as nuclear weapons and hypersonic weapons,” Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said in a statement.

U.S. blacklists seven more Chinese supercomputing entities

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.