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COVID-19: Kwara tested 17,581 out of over 3 million population- State epidemiologist

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Covid-19 is increasing across the world including Nigeria; people should always adhere to the rules and guidelines against contracting the disease say, Fatimah Mustapha, risk communicator, Community Engagement Focal Person for World Health Organization (WHO). Mustapha, who stated this at a sensitisation workshop for journalists in Ilorin the Kwara State capital on the update of […] Read Full Story

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APC: Crisis trails membership registration exercise in South-East, Delta, Kwara, Osun

By Festus Ahon, Demola Akinyemi, Omeiza Ajayi & Shina Abubakar THE ongoing  membership registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has run into hitches,   crisis in the South-East, Delta, Kwara and Osun states. There was paucity of registration materials in the South-East geo-political zone, and Osun State.  The exercise was suspended in Delta State,
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Kidnappers abduct 46-yr-old tipper lorry owner in Ilorin, demand N30m ransom

Kidnapping has resumed in Kwara State, as a 46-year-old tipper lorry owner in Ilorin, Alhaji Musa Garba Atere, was kidnapped on Tuesday. The abductors have demanded N30 million ransom from the family and relatives of the victim before he can regain his freedom.

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Kwara APC Chair, Samari, Bolarinwa trade blames over stakeholders’ meeting free-for-all

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker Committee in Kwara State, Abdullahi Samari, has described as very embarrassing and shameful “the introduction of violence into the party’s stakeholders meeting on Wednesday by former Chairman, Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa with the aide of his thugs through an authorized door, when he had been duly invited.”

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Ile Arugbo: Court Strikes Out Saraki’s Suit Challenging Demolition

  The Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, has struck out the suit challenging the demolition and acquisition of the disputed land of the late Dr Olusola Saraki (Ile Arugbo) by the Kwara State Government, for want of diligent prosecution. The case was brought by claimants to the land, Asa Investment Limited against the … Continue reading Ile Arugbo: Court Strikes Out Saraki’s Suit Challenging Demolition Read Full Story

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PTF declares Kogi high risk state COVID-19

PTF declares Kogi high risk state COVID-19By Abujah Racheal The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has declared Kogi a high-risk state for refusing to acknowledge the existence of the pandemic. The PTF also said that the Kogi government had failed to report testing, lacked isolation centers and therefore warned Nigerians to be weary of visiting the state. It said having analysed the pandemic in the country,  22 high burdened Local Government Areas within 13 states in the country had been identified. The National Incident Manager (NIM) of the PTF COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Mukhtar Muhammad, said this on Monday in Abuja, during the PTF briefing on COVID-19. Muhammad said: “In addition to these, we have states where data is not coming forth. If we don’t test, your data will not be analysed and if your data is not analysed, we won’t know the level of the pandemic in your state. “Notable among the states are Yobe, […]

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17 perish, 11 injured in Kwara auto crash

By Demola Akinyemi No fewer than 17 people were roasted alive in a ghastly motor accident at Olokonla, along Bode-Saadu-Jebba Expressway in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State. Also, 11persons sustained severe injuries in the auto crash The road traffic crash involving three vehicles, a blue colour commercial Mark Truck GGE614XM, white colour commercial
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Kwara screens 4,500 food vendors for school feeding

Tunde Oyekola Ilorin The Kwara State Government has conducted medical screening for 4,500 food vendors ahead of the official take-off of its Home Grown School Feeding Programme. The state focal person for the National Social Investment Programme, Hajia Abdulrazaq-Sanusi, disclosed this in a statement said all public primary school pupils would be fed in the […] Read Full Story