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Hijab: 10 affected Kwara schools resume Monday

By Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin Kwara state government has announced resumption of the ten mission schools affected in the hijab controversy for Monday. Permanent Secretary Kwara Ministry of Education, Mrs. Mary…

Hijab: Ten Kwara mission schools resume classes Monday, April 12

The ten Christian mission schools affected by the recent hijab controversy in Ilorin, Kwara State, are to resume on Monday, April 12, 2021, for the 2020/2021 third term academic session….

We’re fixing infrastructure to attract investments –Kwara

From Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin Kwara Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said his administration is committing huge resources into fixing basic education, healthcare, roads and water infrastructure to attract massive investments to…

We are fixing infrastructure to attract investments –  Kwara Govt

From Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has said his administration is committing huge resources into fixing basic education, healthcare, roads and water infrastructure to attract massive investments…

Kwara funds free eye surgeries for 450

At least 450 patients have benefitted from the Kwara State Government’s free cataract surgeries. The beneficiaries were drawn from the three senatorial districts of the state. “On the approval and…

Easter Celebration: Police deploy 2000 personnel in Kwara

The command’s spokesman, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, made this known in statement issued on Thursday in Ilorin. Okasanmi said that adequate security arrangement had been made with conventional police and operatives…

Furore over Kwara APC membership registration

The All Progressives Congress (APC) membership registration is tearing apart members of the Kwara State chapter. Correspondent Adekunle Jimoh examines the accusations and counter-accusations against the party leadership.   The…

Kwara: Gov AbdulRazaq, Dangote to flag-off disbursement of micro grants for 16,000 rural women

From Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq alongside with business tycoon/philanthropist Alhaji Aliko Dangote will on Wednesday flag-off the disbursement of N10,000 each to 16,000 rural women in…

Kwara hijab controversy: South West Baptist Conferences demand return of mission schools

By Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin As the furore over wearing of hijab (Muslim headscarf) in grant-aided schools in Kwara State rages on, the 13 Baptist Conferences in South Western Nigeria yesterday…

Kwara police rescue three abducted farmers

By Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin Kwara state police command yesterday said it has rescued three abducted farm manages. Six gunmen suspected to be kidnappers had on Wednesday this week abducted three…

Fire guts school in Kwara

From LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin Early morning fire outbreak has reportedly destroyed six classrooms, two stores in a private school in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state on Thursday….

Oyedepo to Kwara, Muslims: leave mission schools for owners

By Alao Abiodun Founder of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has advised Muslims to leave Kwara schools for their various owners. He said they should look…

Kwara: Police confirm abduction of three farm workers

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday, distributed N500m to offset backlog of gratuity and pensions of retirees in the state and local government services. Abiodun, while carrying out a…

Kwara to set up interfaith committee to address concerns over hijab controversy

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, governor of Kwara, says the state will reconstitute an interfaith committee to address concerns arising from the policy of using hijab in public schools.  The state has been…

24-year-old Kaosarah Adeyi appointed SSA to Kwara governor

Kaosarah Adeyi has been appointed as the senior special assistant (SSA) on youth engagement to Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, governor of Kwara state. In a statement, Rafiu Ajakaye, the governor’s chief press…