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Kwara APC chair lauds minister’s revalidation of membership

The Kwara State All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee Chairman, Alhaji Abdullah Samari, has commended the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for revalidating his APC membership status on Monday.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

APC national leadership to meet Kwara governor, ministers over party crisis

The Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, will today in Abuja meet the two factions in the leadership crisis rocking the party in Kwara State.
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APC Kwara elders: Lai Mohammed, Gbemi Saraki lack electoral value to fight Governor Abdulrazaq

Concerned Elders/Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kwara State chapter, have described the duo of Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and Minister of State for Transportation, Olugbemi Saraki, as having no electoral value to challenge or fight Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara government okays employment of 4,701 teachers

Applicants, the ministry said, must have a Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with at least five O’ Level Credit passes in Mathematics, English, and three other relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.
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Kwara APC elders caucus rejects Bashir Bolarinwa’s caretaker committee

He said, “We are aware of all the various inglorious moves by those who are only loyal to their personal interests and ambition than the survival of the party, these crops of party supporters want to take us back to the era of slavery, that we all collectively said O to ge. We refused to be enslaved again. ”
President Muhammadu Buhari at the unveiling of the theme and Logo for Nigeria’s 60th anniversary celebration

President Buhari greets Emir of Ilorin on silver jubilee

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman of Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, CFR, on attainment of Silver Jubilee on the throne of his forefathers.
Some unidentified residents of Ilorin have begun to return the looted items from Shoprite, Kwara Agro Mall, and other shops to various locations in Ilorin, Kwara state capital.

Kwara: Looters voluntarily returning stolen items to designated places

Some unidentified residents of Ilorin have begun to return the looted items from Shoprite, Kwara Agro Mall, and other shops to various locations in Ilorin, Kwara state capital.

Flood displaces over 2500 residents in Kwara community

Jebba community in Moro local government area of Kwara state has been thrown into survival crisis as no fewer than Two Thousand five hundred residents have been displaced from their abodes by a devastating flood on Thursday.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Ilorin emir urges Kwara residents to pray for Ibrahim Gambari to succeed as presidential...

Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has urged members of Ilorin Emirate and Kwarans in general to pray for the success of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, in office.
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.

Ilorin emir confirms appointment of Ambassador Gambari as President Buhari’s new Chief of Staff

A retired diplomat, Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, according to presidential sources and the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.

Kwara PDP, APC bicker over coronavirus palliatives

Kwara state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are trading blames over distribution of palliative materials to cushion the effect of the State Government stay-at-home directive.
Nigeria is now the 7th most stricken African country by the rampaging invisible coronavirus.

Kwara records two new coronavirus cases

Amidst preparation to monitor relaxation of the lockdown starting Monday, Kwara state on Saturday recorded two new positive cases of COVID-19.
Former Commissioner for Health in Kwara State, Suleiman Alege, has recanted his earlier claim that the Abdulfatah Ahmed administration left three ventilators in the state.

Kwara fumes as ex-commissioner recants claim on ventilators

Former Commissioner for Health in Kwara State, Suleiman Alege, has recanted his earlier claim that the Abdulfatah Ahmed administration left three ventilators in the state, a few hours after the state government challenged him to provide proof or be dragged to the anti-graft agency to produce the facility.
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 seeks action against UITH, professor who hid travel history of late coronavirus patient

The Kwara State Government has called on the Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire, to order the immediate sack of a Professor in the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Professor Alakija Salami, who hid the travel history of a patient infected with the Coronavirus Disease, who eventually died in the hospital.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara begins coronavirus contact tracing of 75 persons

The Kwara State government on Tuesday disclosed that about 75 persons who had contact with the two COVID-19 patients in the state are under contact-tracing in order to curb the spread of the infectious disease in the state.
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Eight-year old boy donates cash to Kwara to fight coronavirus

An eight-year-old boy, Akinduyo Oluwapamilerinayo, on Thursday donated a sum of N1,120 to the Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 .
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Kwara courts central bank on anchor borrowers scheme

Kwara state government says its in talks with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, over its Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme, ABS, stating that it hopes that the Apex bank could move its threshold borrowings for business in Kwara.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Group backs Governor AbdulRazaq over revocation of Ile Arugbo

A group called ‘Kwara Elders of Thought’ has expressed support for Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, for approving the revocation of a piece of land which had hosted the controversial ‘Ile Arugbo’ (Old people’s home) owned by the late Dr Olusola Sara­ki.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Kwara elders intervene in APC crisis

Indication has emerged that political differences between Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state and some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will soon be over.

PDP: Revocation of Saraki’s land capable of causing crisis

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State says the revocation of the land belonging to the late icon of Kwara politics, Dr Abubakar Olushola Saraki by the State Government is an error that is capable of causing a future crisis in the state.

Stakeholders make case for proper waste disposal

Stakeholders in the environment sector have harped on collective responsibility in changing mindset against indiscriminate waste disposal in Kwara State. They also advocated the reorientation and attitudinal change among Nigerians to have a sustainable cleaner and safer environment.

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NAS demands end to bandits’ attack on Nigeria

The National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has berated the Federal Government and states in Northern Nigeria for allowing bandits free reign in the region.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South said weekend that men of the Armed Forces are at the moment, chasing members of Boko Haram insurgents to their various operational bases in North-East.

Senator Ndume urges President Buhari to issue executive order on unexplained wealth

Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an Executive Order to activate the Unexplained Wealth Act and make the work of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) more efficient.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, made this known in a statement signed by the Director of Information of the ministry, Mr Theodore Ogaziechi, on Sunday in Abuja.

Nigerian government partners Crown Flour Mills to boost wheat production

The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to partner with Crown Flour Mills to expand the capacity for wheat production in the country.
House of Representatives has elected to set a limit and timeframe for any person appointed as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on acting capacity.

House of Reps probe AGF over N2.2 trillion revenue accrued from foreign, domestic debts

The Accountant General of the Federation is expected to furnish the House of Representatives with financial statement on the utilisation of the N2.2 trillion revenue accrued from the foreign and domestic debts raised by Debt Management Office.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP tasks new EFCC boss on professionalism

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, urged the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulraheed Bawa, to restore professionalism in the running of the anti-graft body.

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NDLEA intercepts container containing two million capsules of Tramadol in Apapa port

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced the interception of a container load of Tramadol at the Apapa seaport in Lagos, just as 90 persons including an Indian were caught in its dragnet during raids of some drug cartels in parts of Lagos where a total of 614.396 kilograms of various hard drugs were reportedly seized.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday offered automatic employment to 110 ex-corps members in the Federal Civil Service and scholarships for the pursuit of post-graduate studies up to doctoral level in any university in Nigeria.

President Buhari rules out amnesty for bandits, terrorists

Buhari stated this on Thursday while declaring open a joint security meeting of Northern State Governors’ Forum, Northern Traditional Rulers Council and delegation from the federal government in Kaduna State.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Governor Uzodinma: Why I invited military to Imo

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has clarified that he asked that the military be deployed to the Orlu area of Imo State. He said this was to quell violence on citizens perpetrated by ‘militants.’

Nigerian government urged to build new refineries

The Chief Executive Officer of SAF Petroleum, Chief Safiriyu Kazeem, has urged the federal government to build new refineries for the economic growth of the country.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF tackles Itse Sagay over comment on new EFCC chief

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), yesterday condemned the recent statement by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, that the AGF would not allow the newly appointed Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa succeed on account of being a “powerful politician” that will interfere in Bawa’s work.