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Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

#EndSARS: Nigeria boils as hoodlums go on rampage

The protests by the youths against police brutality started on a peaceful note about two weeks ago and gained international attention.
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.
Wife of Kwara Governor, Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, on Friday in Ilorin, distributed palliatives to the less-privileged and the vulnerable members of the society.

Kwara first lady empowers over 40 women in makeover artistry

Dr Olufolake AbdulRazaq, the wife of the Kwara Governor and Founder Ajike People’s Support Centre, has trained and empowered no fewer than 40 women with starter kits of make up and make over.
Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq on Wednesday praised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for helping to stop withdrawal and sharing of the sum of N4 billion by officials of his predecessor at the eve of handover of gov.

Governor Abdulrazaq: EFCC stopped withdrawal of N4 billion from Kwara government account on eve...

Kwara State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, on Wednesday praised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for helping to stop withdrawal and sharing of the sum of N4 billion by officials of his predecessor at the eve of handover of government in 2019.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor promises post-covid-19 reward for frontline health workers

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was on Tuesday said his administration will compensate all the frontline health workers managing the COVID-19 pandemic in a special way after the pandemic is over.
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Kwara governor’s special adviser resigns

Special Adviser to Kwara State governor, Mallam Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, on Health Matters, Professor Wale Suleiman, has resigned his appointment from the government.
Wife of Kwara Governor, Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, on Friday in Ilorin, distributed palliatives to the less-privileged and the vulnerable members of the society.

Kwara governor’s wife offers to help abandoned blue-eyed mom, daughters

Wife of Kwara State Governor, Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has offered to assist a poor blue-eyed mom, Risikat Azeez, who was dumped by her husband, Abdul-Wasiu Omo-Dada.
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.

APC governors condole with Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq over father’s death

Governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) have condoled with Kwara state Governor, Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, over the death of his father, Alhaji Abdulganiyu AbdulRasaq (SAN).
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 declares projects open for social audit

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has proposed a social auditing process — the first in Nigeria that allows civic groups and communities to monitor government projects in the state to ensure that quality jobs are done.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Court orders EFFC to return Senator Saraki’s houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday reversed its order forfeiting to the Federal Government two houses in Ilorin belonging to a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.

Nigerian Legion mourns late Kwara CoS

The Nigerian Legion in Kwara has commiserated with Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the death of his Chief of Staff (CoS), Alhaji Adisa Aminu Logun.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara begins repair of Agba Dam bridge

Kwara State Government will commence repairs of the Agba Dam Bridge on Friday, June 19.
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Nigeria governors meet Wednesday on quick way out of coronavirus effects

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum says it will meet on Wednesday to review the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in various states, and as well find paths for a quick way out of the effects of the pandemic.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Post-coronavirus economy will be tech driven – Kwara governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday said that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the country to come to terms with the reality of migrating to a full IT driven economy.
Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi (SAN) of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, has been appointed the Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University, Malete.

Group defends Kwara governor over appointment of state university vice chancellor

A non political group based in Ilorin, Gambari Progressive Society, has defended the Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, over his recent appointment of Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi as the new vice chancellor of the state owned university, KWASU.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor suspends permanent secretary, others for alleged extortion

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has directed the suspension of Permanent Secretary for alleged extortion of farmers in the state.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara orders workers stay at home

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Sunday, directed state civil servants to work from home beginning from Monday, March 23.

Prominent Nigerians linked to 800 properties worth N164 billion in Dubai

The chairman of the forum of governors elected on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Bagudu, and a senator representing Enugu west senatorial district, Ike Ekweremadu, are among serving political office holders named to be part of 334 prominent Nigerians who are linked to 800 properties scattered around the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Suspended Kwara PDP council chairs defect to APC

All the 16 suspended People’s Democratic Party (PDP) council chairmen in Kwara state have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor sacks heads of state-owned media houses

Kwara state governor, Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, has approved the removal of all heads of the three media houses owned by the state.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Governor Abdulrazaq: Our agenda for cocoa in Kwara

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has revealed that his administration has raised 50,000 hybrid Cocoa seedlings meant for distribution to farmers at affordable prices moment they mature in 18 months.

Lassa fever: Four deaths in Taraba, one in Kaduna

Four persons have been confirmed dead in Taraba State just as Kaduna State announced the death of 36-year-old man on Monday following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.

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Twitter opens its audio chat room Spaces to Android users

Twitter introduced a limited version of the Clubhouse competitor on iOS in January. While any users of Twitter’s iOS app can join and listen to Spaces, only a few can host them at the moment.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.

Bauchi, Benue governors reconcile in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.
FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid ordered to further tighten belts by La Liga

FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa governor: 2.5% revenue for host communities ‘unacceptable’ to Niger Delta

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Tuesday proposed that 10 per cent of derived oil revenue be provided in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the host communities.
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Police nab five ‘armed robbers’, recover fire arms in Nasarawa

Police in Nasarawa state Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspected notorious armed robbers who have been terrorising Nasarawa and its environs and recovered fire arms from them.

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Afe Babalola: Nigeria’s military heads of state ruined education system

Afe Babalola, the founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, (ABUAD), has accused Nigeria’s former heads of state of ruining the country’s education system.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Banking industry report shows mixed development

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, staff report has indicated that the banking industry ended 2020 in a mixed performance. But members of the apex bank’s Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, its highest policy body, have indicated that the industry remained resilient and sound despite some negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic during the year.

Former central bank governor alleges plots to kidnap his children during banking consolidation

A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Soludo, has said his family went into exile because of several threats to their lives when he introduced the banking consolidation policy in 2004.
Walter Kazadi Mulombo, WHO representative in Nigeria, told a briefing by video link that Nigeria was expecting 14 million doses in total.

WHO: Nigeria expects first four million coronavirus vaccine doses from COVAX next week

Nigeria is expecting its first 4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines next week from the global COVAX vaccine programme for poor and middle-income countries, the head of the World Health Organization mission in Nigeria said on Friday.
Ms. Amina J. Mohammed was Minister of Environment of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from November 2015 to December 2016, where she steered the country’s efforts on climate action.

UN deputy chief: Nigeria’s economy has shown resilience, on the right path

Deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed said Nigeria’s economy has shown resilience and is on the path of growth though its pace is slow.