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Kwara assembly urges government to implement child rights law

Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to commence implementation of the State Child Rights Law to ensure proper protection of Child’s rights in the state.g

Only education can place Nigeria in rightful place – vice chancellor

Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, the Vice-Chancellor of Kwara State University (KWASU) at Malete near Ilorin, says only education and knowledge can put Nigeria in its rightful place globally.

Kwara assembly moves to curb cyber crime

The Kwara State House of Assembly has condemned in strong terms, the increasing wave of internet fraud and other nefarious activities of fraudsters known as “Yahoo Yahoo boys” in Offa, Ilorin, Oro and Malete areas of the state.

Abdulrasheed Na’Allah’s choice as Uniabuja vice-chancellor applauded

The University of Ilorin has described the appointment of Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’Allah as Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja as well deserved, describing it as a “fascinating antecedent”.

Kwara Assembly recommends chairmen for suspension over alleged N33 billion fraud

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday recommended the suspension of 16 local government chairmen for alleged misappropriation of N33billion.
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.

Governor AbdulRazaq decries mass failure of Kwara students in UTME

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has decried the mass failure of students of the state in the just-released 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
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Education: Nigeria needs to start again – Wale Babalakin

Dr Wale Babalakin SAN has called on the federal government to embark on restructuring the educational system to meet international standard.

Kwara university reopens after vice-chancellorship crisis, holds convocation June 8

Barely one week after it was shut due to a controversy surrounding the appointment of an acting vice-chancellor, the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, has been reopened.

Court remands herdsman for murdering two brothers

The Magistrate, Oluwabukola Oreoluwa, who did not take the plea of Usman, ordered that he be remanded at Oke-kura Prison Ilorin, pending legal advice from the office of the Kwara Director of Public Prosecutions.

Applicant remanded for allegedly belonging to secret cult

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that an applicant, Omoyede Oyebanji, be remanded in Oke-kura Prison for allegedly belonging to a secret cult.
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Kwara elections: APC sweeps 24 assembly seats

All Progressives Congress (APC) has swept the 24 seats of the Kwara state House of Assembly in the governorship and House of Assembly elections.
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Kwara APC governorship candidate pledges review of KWASU tuition fee

Kwara State APC governorship candidate, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has promised to look into complaints of exorbitant fees reportedly being paid in the Kwara State University, Malete, if elected, acknowledging the widespread poverty in the state.

Don recommends Arabic Language in nation’s education curriculum

A university lecturer, Prof. Hamzah Abdulraheem, has called for the inclusion of Arabic Language, at all levels of education, in the National Education Policy to further promote its study.

Ayo Salami, AuGF raise concern over corruption in Nigeria

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, yesterday hinted that Nigeria is heading for a doom if it fails to address the growing corruption in the polity.

NANS splits as splinter group reawakens NUNS

The umbrella body of students in the country, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has split, with the splinter group returning to the defunct National Union of Nigerian Students (NUNS).
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2019: Fight for your political, economic emancipation – aspirant tasks youths

A governorship aspirant in Kwara State, Lukman Mustapha, has charged youths in the state to fight for their political and economic emancipation so that they could challenge their fates being poorly determined for them by an uncaring government.

Kwara Assembly probes member over alleged fraud

The Kwara State House of Assembly has launched a probe into fraud allegations levied against a member representing Ojomu/Balogun Constituency of Offa Local Government Area, Hon. Saheed Popoola.

Ambassador Gambari seeks more funds for INEC to conduct free, fair elections

A former United Nations under-secretary, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, at the weekend, urged the Federal Government to empower the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a free and fair elections in 2019.

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A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
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Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
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President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.