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Police Recruitment: Kwara Police Arrests Two For Impersonation

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by Eyitayo - 24 August 2016

THE Kwara state police command has arrested two persons for alleged impersonation in the on-going nationwide police recruitment exercise in Ilorin, the state capital. The command also said the two suspects would face severe punishment if found guilty. The Police Public Relations Officer,(PPRO),Mr Ajayi Okasanmi...


Labour Party Wants Kwara Independent Electoral Commission to Speak up on Council Polls

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THE Kwara chapter of Labour Party (LP) has asked the Kwara Independent Electoral Commission (KWASIEC) to clear the controversy surrounding the forthcoming local government polls. The Secretary of the party, Mr AbdulKareem Onagun, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Monday. He said that Kwarans needed to know the position of the state electoral body on...


Gov Ahmed, Speaker Attends Balogun Fulani’s Fidau

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IT was a sea of heads yesterday in Ilorin at the fidau for the late Balogun Fulani of Ilorin, Alhaji Durosinlorun Atiku . The prayer which was presided over by the chief Imam of Ilorin, Alhaji Muhammad Bashir and assisted by Imam Imale of Ilorin was attended by the state governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon Ali Ahmad, members of the state House of Assembly,...

Law/Crime News

Navy Officers Arrest Two Suspected Fake Soldiers in Kwara

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TWO middle-aged men suspected to be fake soldiers have been arrested by officers of Nigerian Navy School of Health Sciences, Offa, in Kwara state. The suspects, according to THISDAY checks, were said to be using military uniform to solicit financial assistance from the members of the public in the town. Parading the suspects in Offa on Tuesday before journalists at a news conference, the Commandant,...


Company Seeks to Partner University of Ilorin to Tackle Unemployment, Food Insecurity

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MR Benson Ayetoro, Chief Executive, Abbacon Investments Limited, says the company is ready to collaborate with the University of Ilorin to tackle youth unemployment and food insecurity in the country. Ayetoro stated this on Monday in Ilorin when he led a delegation of Chinese investors on a visit to the University’s management to finalise agreement between the institution and his company. He...

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Lawmakers Call For Payment of LG Salaries

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THE Niger House of Assembly has advised Gov. Sani Bello to pay outstanding salaries owed local government employees in the state‎ before the end of August. This is contained in a resolution passed the House following a motion moved by the Deputy Speaker, Husseini Ibrahim (APC-Agaie), under matters of urgent public importance. “Twelve local governments in the state are being owed salaries;...


Kwara Earmarks 12,000 Hectares of Land For Agric

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KWARA State Government has earmarked over 12,000 hectares ahead of next farming season as part of its efforts to drive large scale agriculture in the state. The state governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed gave this indication when the leadership of a private University in the State, Landmark University, Omu Aran visited him on how to initiate a public private partnership to develop agriculture sector in...


Ignorance, Reason For Fistula in Women- Experts

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IGNORANCE is one of the reasons why many women living with obstetric fistula- a condition where a woman develops hole in her vagina, leaking faeces or urine- are not accessing treatment, experts have said. This is despite efforts by EngenderHealth- implementing partner of USAID funded Fistula Care Plus project and other international partners, to solve this plight. Explaining this during a tour of...


Two Nigerian Pilgrims Cleared of Drug Trafficking in Saudi Arabia

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TWO pilgrims from Kwara state that were recently arrested by the Saudi Arabian authorities for being in possession of substance suspected to be cocaine have been released. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), confirmed their release in a recent statement in Abuja. The statement added that the arrested pilgrims from the State were released following investigation that they were not guilty...


Post S/Court Judgment: Olofa Preaches Unity, Tolerance, Peaceful Co-existence

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OBA Mufutau Gbadamosi of Ofa, Kwara, on Monday appealed to his people to be peaceful, tolerant and remain committed to the growth and development of the town. Gbadamosi made the appeal at his palace during a special prayer and thanksgiving following the affirmation of his appointment as the traditional ruler of Offa by the Supreme Court on Friday. Gbadamosi, who described the judgment as one of “no...