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Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Kwara governor greets Christians at Easter, urges unity

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated Christians on the occasion of Easter celebrations, calling it an auspicious moment for Kwarans to “renew our hope, embrace one another and purposefully forge ahead with unity in diversity”.

NiMet predicts three days sunshine, haziness

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Nigerian Red Cross

Red Cross partners NEMA to tackle emergency cases in Niger

Niger State branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society is set to partner with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for effective disaster management in Niger State.

Easter: 2000 policemen deployed in Kwara

The police command in Kwara has deployed 2,000 officers in the state to ensure a hitch-free Easter celebration.
2. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has become the first governor to receive a dose of coronavirus vaccine publicly.

NPHCDA: 818, 865 receive first dose of coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria

A total of 818,865 eligible persons in Nigeria have been inoculated with the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, representing 40.7 percent proportion vaccinated, according to an update released by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, on Thursday, April 1st, 2021.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 16 ‘cultists’ in Ilorin

The Police Command in Kwara said it arrested 16 suspected cultists, members of rival Aiye and Eiye confraternities, on a revenge mission between at Oko-Olowo area of Ilorin, Kwara.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

DSO: Nigerian government to rake in $1 billion from spectrum sale – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says over one billion dollars would accrue to government from the sale of spectrum after completion of the Digital Switch Over (DSO).
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Kwara governor calls for urgent action to end violence against women

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has called for urgent action to end violence against women’.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 48 new coronavirus infections, total now 162,641

Nigeria has recorded 48 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 162,641.
2. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has become the first governor to receive a dose of coronavirus vaccine publicly.

Nigeria vaccinates 566,917 residents with first dose

Nigeria has vaccinated a total of 566,917 eligible persons with the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, as of Monday, March 29, 2021.

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).
The Nasarawa State Government has begun the vaccination of its frontline medical workers against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Only 500,000 out of 200 million Nigerians vaccinated – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Agency (NPHCDA) says 513,626 persons have received the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: How we pacified Christians in Kwara over hijab crisis

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has revealed how the Christians in Kwara State were pacified over the religious crisis in the state engendered by the hijab issue.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 104 new coronavirus cases, seven more deaths

Daily deaths from COVID-19 in Nigeria seem to be resurging after almost two weeks of low figures as seven people died from the disease on Sunday.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Skewed appointments polarising Nigeria

The National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Reverend Dr Supo Ayokunle, has said the polarisation being experienced was triggered by “skewed appointments” made by leaders of the country.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Friday, received the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, calling its discovery a watershed in the global campaign against the deadly virus.

Kwara leads in coronavirus vaccine preparedness, implementation

The Kwara State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KWPHDA) has said that the state continued its leading roles in Nigeria’s COVID-19 response at the weekend with the state emerging number one in preparation for vaccination and implementation countrywide.
The National President of the Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, Most Rev. Benebo Fubara-Manuel, has called on Christian and Muslim leaders in Kaduna State to chart a course towards restoring peace in Kaduna.

Christian Council: There is hunger in the land

President of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Most Rev. Dr. Benebo Fubara-Manuel, has lamented that there is an alarming hunger in the land, saying Nigeria needs courageous leaders to battle the situation.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Why Pombe Magufuli can never grow on Nigerian soil

John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, late President of Tanzania, tried to re-situate the philosophy of Africa, long after any attempt was made by any African in that regard. Magufuli’s philosophy was close to Marley’s and even Senghor’s and central to his thesis was raising and cultivating “Black consciousness,” reciprocal relationship with other continents as equal partners in the global project, as well as “an inclusive humanism,” all of which would open doors for Africa to integrate with and into “a civilization of the universal.”
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Arewa House Lecture: President Buhari, Senator Tinubu extoll Sardauna’s virtues

President Muhammadu Buhari and National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu have on Saturday at the Arewa House Kaduna, extolled the virtues of the late Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello who was described as a visionary and transformational leader.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,244 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 101,331.

Nigeria records 97 new coronavirus cases, five deaths

The 97 new cases were reported from 15 states: Lagos-50, Kaduna-12, FCT-10, Bayelsa-8, Imo-3, Kwara-3, Bauchi-2, Osun-2, Akwa Ibom-1, Edo-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1, Plateau-1, Zamfara-1.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara government relaxes curfew on Offa, Erin Ile

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has relaxed the curfew imposed on Offa and Erin-Ile to between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily with effect from Wednesday, March 24.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Kwara governor: Decision to allow hijab use taken in good faith

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq says his government took the decision allowing the use of hijab in public schools in good faith.

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