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Kwara State governor debunks rumour of killer Vaccine

The Kwara State Government has denied rumours that soldiers are injecting school pupils in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of the state with killer vaccines. The Special Adviser on Security to the Governor, Alhaji Amusa Bello, made the denial in a statement on Wednesday in Ilorin. Parents and guardians had …

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Flood destroy over 2000 hectares of farmland in Kwara State

Flood destroyed about 2,000 hectares of farmland across the three districts of Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State. This was confirmed by the State’s Special Adviser on Emergency and Relief Services, Duro Mohammed, said this while inspecting the havoc caused by flood in Patigi on Saturday. Mohammed said rice …

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Kwara State government reshuffles cabinet

Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has made a minor cabinet reshuffle to his administration,this  includes  four commissioners which will help to revive governance in the state. This was confirmed in a statement released by the Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Isiaka Gold, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed who approved the …

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Five government officials arraigned for forgery of tax receipts in Kwara State

Five government officials of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service, KWIRS, have been  arraigned before the state Revenue Court for alleged criminal conspiracy and forgery of tax receipts. This was disclosed by the Director of Legal and Enforcement at the agency, Lateef Okandeji. Mr. Okandeji said that one of the …

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Kwara PDP protest against exclusion from November LGA election

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ofa Local Government Area of Kwara State on Wednesday protested to the headquarters of  Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission  in Ilorin . The Chairman, PDP in Ofa LGA, Alhaji Hassan Salami, said they were protesting palpable exclusion from the November 18 local government …

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Two cases of yellow fever confirmed in Kwara State

Two cases of yellow fever had been confirmed in Oke-Owa community in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara state. This was confirmed by the  state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Suleiman Alege, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Media and Communication, Dr.  …

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Kwara ex-councillors protest over unpaid allowances

Members of the All Progressives Congress, who are also Ex-councillors Forum of 2013-2016 set on Monday protested in front of the Kwara State Government House in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, over unpaid allowances. The protesters carried placards of different inscriptions, including ‘we are hungry – 2013-2016 councillors’; and ‘pay …

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80 persons rendered homeless in Kwara State over land dispute

A dispute between two families in Kwara State has led to the destruction of several houses in Ara Village in Moro Local Government Area, thereby rendering over 80 people homeless. According to residents of the area, some hefty men accompanied by policemen came into the community a few days ago …

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Yam Festival : Curfew declared in Kwara State, two persons confirmed dead ( Read full story )

Curfew has been declared in Kwara State, after two persons were killed and properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed last Thursday when two communities, Iloffa and Odo-Owa communities in Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara state clashed over new yam festival in a market. The crisis, which erupted from …

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Kwara Communal clash: Two persons comfirmed dead

The Kwara State Police command has confirmed that at least two persons have been left dead in a community clash between Odo-Owa and Ilofa communities in the Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State. It was gathered that trouble started when the Olota of Odo-Owa, Oba Adeyemi Adimula, led his …

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Police Shuts Down Peace Corps Camp In Kwara

The Commissioner of Police in Kwara state, Olushola Amore, has shut down  a  training camp of Peace Corps of Nigeria in Offa local government area of the state, describing it as illegal. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on …

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Fulani Herdsmen Are Destroying Our Farms, Kwara Farmers Cry Out

Some farmers in Kwara state have decried the activities of herdsmen on their farms stressing that they are destroying farm produces and causing economic losses. The farmers who spoke to our correspondent said that there was an urgent need for the state government to intervene and control the herdsmen. They said …

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No Terrorist Hideout In Our Area – Community Leader

The Alagua of Agbeyangi Community in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State, Alhaji Aliyu Baba, has refuted the reports of influx of Boko Haram into the area. The community leader stated this on Sunday in Ilorin, the state capital saying the reports in the media were mere rumour and …

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Police Arrest Man For Duping 17 Victims Over Fake SARS Job In Kwara

The Kwara State Police Command have apprehended a man, identified as Kabiru Oladipupo, for his involvement in the scamming of seventeen job seekers. The 26-year-old Osun State indigene confessed to promising to get the victims a job at the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, thereby duping them to the tune of N391, 550 in …

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Kwara Teachers Embark On Fasting And Prayers Over Unpaid Salary Arrears

Thousands of teachers in public primary and Junior Secondary Schools in Kwara say they have embarked on fasting and prayer to ensure payment of their six months’ salary arrears by state government. The Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, Toyin Salihu, disclosed this …

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UNILORIN Promotes 583 Staff

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has approved the promotion of 583 staff, cutting across all cadres of the institution. This is contained in a memo from the Office of the Registrar, titled: “List of newly promoted staff with effect from Oct.1, 2016’’ and made available …

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Kwara State Flags Off N850m Community Development Programmes

The Kwara State Government on Sunday presented sums totaling N165million to 41 communities to flag off an N850 million Community Development Programme. Speaking at the project launch and cheque presentation at the Banquet Hall, Ilorin, the state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, said the counterpart-funded scheme was adopted to promote development at …

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ASUU Uncovers N2bn Fraud At UNILORIN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), alleging more than N2 billion fraud against the management of the University of Ilorin(UNILORIN). The petition was jointly signed by the Ibadan Zone Chairmen of ASUU, Dr Ade Adejumo, and the University of Ibadan …

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Kwara Gov Empowers Women With N41m

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has disbursed a N41million empowerment for women in the state. In a symbolic presentation of N20million cheques to beneficiaries in Ilorin, the state capital on Tuesday, Gov Ahmed reiterated that his administration has prioritized the informal sector as a major driver and a source of living …

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Kwara Approves Promotion Of Over 1,000 Workers

The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the immediate promotion of 1,323 civil servants due for upgrade in 2016. Disclosing this in Ilorin, the state capital, the Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Alhaji Salman Adelodun, told reporters that the governor also ordered immediate distribution of their promotion letters. According to him, over …

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