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Kwara governor visits road crash victims in hospital

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has visited the victims of the Minna-Lambatta road crash in which a teacher and a student of Kwara State University (KWASU) died.
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 governor praises community development initiatives

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the weekend commended various community efforts to develop the state, with a message that such initiatives complement his administration’s efforts to build a viable state.

Lecturer, student die in road accident

The Kwara State Government in a statement on Tuesday said the victims were of the Kwara State University (KWASU). The government did not name the victims.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Kwara’s NYSC hostels fixed five months after governor’s visit

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has renovated the decrepit hostels of the state’s National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) camp, barely five months after he described the facilities as penitentiaries not fit for human living.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Community efforts key to bridging Kwara infrastructural deficit – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday hailed various community efforts to develop the state and bridge huge infrastructural deficits, saying his administration welcomes such gesture in its drive to develop the state.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Nigeria must prepare for post-oil years now – Kwara governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday called for adequate preparation for Nigeria to survive in the post-oil years, which he said could be nearer than expected, calling for better attention to technical education, agriculture and enterprise.
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Kwara governor visits, directs immediate fix of Olunlade flooding crisis

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has visited Olunlade/Idiogede communities, where he assured residents that his administration would immediately fix the flooding problem in the area.

Kwara polytechnic gets new rector

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of Dr Abdul Jimoh Mohammed as substantive Rector of the state owned Polytechnic, Secretary to the state government Prof Mamman Saba Jibril has said.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. 5

Court orders forfeiture of Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties belonging to former Senate President Bukola Saraki in Ikoyi, Lagos.
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Timi Frank: What Senator Saraki’s appointment will do to Bayelsa

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has expressed support for the reconciliation panel headed by the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki in Bayelsa State.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Nigeria must look beyond oil – Kwara governor

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called for urgent measures to diversify the Nigerian economy and reduce the country’s reliance on crude oil.
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Kwara governor approves N60 million counterpart fund for CSDP projects

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has approved N60 million counterpart funds for the World Bank-funded Community and Social Development Projects (CSDP) to make the state benefit from projects.
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.

Four other women make Kwara’s first cabinet list

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government area of the state.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

26-year-old corps member appointed commissioner in Kwara

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed a serving 26-year-old female Youth Corps member, Miss Joana Nnazua Kolo as a commissioner.
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.

How PDP government unlawfully allocated over 90 Kwara properties – governor

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said over 90 properties built with public funds were unlawfully appropriated by some officials of the past administration.
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Over 90 public properties unlawfully appropriated in Kwara – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said that over 90 properties built with public funds were unlawfully appropriated by some officials of the previous state administration, saying that the development underpins the impunity with which the state was almost run aground.g

NIS commences e-registration of foreigners in Kwara

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Wednesday, flagged off the electronic registration of non-Nigerians residents in the state, describing the exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as a key step in national security and socio-economic development.
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Governor AbdulRazaq launches Malaria-Free-Kwara campaign

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday flagged a statewide campaign to curtail malaria, calling it one of the first fruits of his early interventions in the health sector where he recently paid N232m counterpart funds.

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