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Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Kwara governor locks out workers for late coming

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday locked out scores of civil servants outside the main gate of the old secretariat in Ilorin, the state capital, for late coming.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

Kwara to partner AfDB on infrastructure growth, others

The partnership areas include road construction, small and medium scale enterprises with a focus on women empowerment, energy, and agro-processing.
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Hajj pilgrims protest in Ilorin over flight delay

No fewer than 500 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia from Ondo, Ekiti, Kwara and Oyo states on Monday disrupted activities at Ilorin Airport.
Kwara state governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, at the weekend expressed sadness over the death of veteran journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, aged 62.

Kwara governor mourns veteran journalist Akinloye Oyebanji

Kwara state governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, at the weekend expressed sadness over the death of veteran journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, aged 62.
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Governor Abdulrasaq bemoans state of education in Kwara

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has expressed displeasure over the deplorable state of education in the state.
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 apologises to pupils over poor condition of school

Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has apologised to pupils of School for Special Needs in Ilorin over the poor condition of the school.
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 approves completion of new secretariat complex

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has approved the immediate release of N350 million for the completion of the new Secretariat Complex in Ilorin.
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Governor Abdulrazaq condoles with Kwara PDP chief over son’s death

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has commiserated with the chairman of PDP in Kwara Central Senatorial District, Alhaji Jimoh Adeshina, over the death of his son, Awwal.
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 hails Kwara’s 34-year-old SAN

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday held a telephone conversation with the 34-year-old Muyiwa Tola Atoyebi, who was recently conferred with the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

UBEC rates Kwara lowest on performance chart

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has ranked Kwara the lowest among states on the chart of UBEC Matching Grant Disbursement Performance as at April 30, 2019.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Kwara governor speaks on ‘certificate forgery’ case, pledges to work harder

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has expressed his commitment to build a state that works for everyone, irrespective of political differences.
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: It’s time to build Kwara for all

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday said he is committed to build a state that works for everyone, irrespective of political differences.
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 reiterates support for basic education

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara on Sunday said his administration would boost school enrollment and support good nutrition for the children in the state.
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: Kwara poised for greatness under me

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the state is poised for greatness on all fronts, having turned the page on decades of socio-economic stagnation.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Kwara governor to create good business environment

Kwara Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has assured the people of the state of his administration’s commitment to create enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the state.
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Governor AbdulRazaq appoints LAK Jimoh as Ameerul-Hajj for Kwara

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed the popular historian and community leader Alhaji L’Aziz Kolawole (LAK) Jimoh as the leader of the state’s delegation to Hajj for 2019.
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 shifts Democracy Day celebrations to June 14

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has shifted activities commemorating the June 12 Democracy Day in the state to Friday June 14.
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Governor Abdulrazaq appoints Chief of Staff, SSG, CPS

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Friday announced the appointments of Chief of Staff (CoS), Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Chief Press Secretary (CPS).
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 commiserates with Ilorin emir over mother’s demise

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has commiserated with the Emir of Ilorin, Dr Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, on the death of his mother, Alhaja Aishatu Sulu-Gambari, popularly known as Alhaja Nma.
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Kwara governor-elect mourns demise of National Theatre chief Stella Oyedepo

Kwara State Governor-elect AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has condoled with Dr Hezekiah Oyedepo over the death of his wife, Stella.
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 gov-elect constitutes 80 member transition committee

Kwara governor-elect, Mr AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has constituted an 80 member Transition Committee (TC) to ensure hitch free assumption of office on May 29.

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The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.

Nigerian Army seeks media support to end insurgency

The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna governor appoints as new Emir for Kauru

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.

Soldiers destroy illegal refinery in Rivers

Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike

The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: Killing of miners an attempt to destabilize Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.

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Russia voices support for Jordan’s king

Russia on Monday expressed support for Jordan’s authorities and to King Abdullah II after an alleged coup attempt.
A Spain-bound suspected drug trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry, arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja Lagos on Easter day, Sunday 4 April 2021, has excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750kg with a street value of N423m.

Man excretes N423 million cocaine at Lagos airport

A Spain-bound suspected drug trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry, arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja Lagos on Easter day, Sunday 4 April 2021, has excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750kg with a street value of N423m.
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VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government‘ll strengthen security at correctional centres

Osinbajo gave the assurance while addressing newsmen at the Owerri Custodial Centre, Imo, on Tuesday after inspecting the facility to ascertain the extent of damage by hoodlums who attacked the centre on Monday, April 5, 2021.

SMEDAN boss: MSMEs clusters to boost competitiveness, export drive

The Director-General/Chief Executive, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, has assured that its furniture cluster park, currently under construction at the Industrial Development Centre (IDC), Idu, Abuja, will on completion in 2021, enhance the competitiveness of micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) in the country and boost efforts to diversify the economy.
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.

CBN gets court order to freeze 193 accounts for forex fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has secured the orders of the Federal High Court, Abuja to freeze 193 corporate and individual bank accounts, pending the outcome of investigations into allegations of foreign exchange (FX) infractions against holders of the accounts.