*Soldier’s wife car crushes Lagos street sweeper (Punch) *Lagos begins hajj medical screening (Nation)

Soldier’s wife car crushes Lagos street sweeper (Punch) A street sweeper with the Lagos Waste Management Authority narrowly escaped death on Thursday after being crushed to a stationary petrol tanker by a motorist conveying a woman said to be the…

Independence Day: Kwara Gov seeks consensus to develop Nigeria

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday called for a consensus among Nigerians, especially the political elite, to build a country where no one is left to suffer or is treated unfairly on account of whatever differences. AbdulRazaq said in…

Beneficiaries hail AbdulRazaq, partners over Kwara’s free surgeries

At least 70 per cent of the ongoing free eye surgeries and 50 per cent of the overall medical interventions in Ilorin General Hospital have been carried out, with beneficiaries commending the Kwara State Government and other sponsors of the…

Local contractors to fix Kwara schools, hospitals’ projects, says AbdulRazaq

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said local communities would have the option of nominating trusted indigenous contractors to fix their schools and hospitals while government funds the projects. The contractors so nominated would be picked only after going through…

AbdulRazaq nominates four women in first cabinet list

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu Local Government Area of the state. According to a statement by Chief…

Kwara Gov orders refund of exam charges to principals, vice-principals

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has ordered the immediate refund of N2000 and N1500 examination charges that the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) collected from teachers who applied to become principals and vice-principals across the state. AbdulRazaq reasoned that there was…

AbdulRazaq, Sanwo-Olu, Ambode congratulate Buhari on victory at petition tribunal

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, his Lagos State counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and former governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. “Given the unprecedented margin of victory that…

AbdulRazaq mourns ex-UNILORIN VC Prof Adeniyi

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday commiserated with the family of former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Emeritus Adeoye Adeniyi, calling his death the end of an era. The governor also condoled with the University of Ilorin…

AbdulRazaq tasks police over abduction of Kaduna-bound Kwarans

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called on the police to intensify efforts to free the six Kwarans who were abducted at the weekend along Abuja-Kaduna expressway way on their way to Kaduna. “We urge the police and other security…

1000 Kwara traders, artisans to get N1bn soft loans

At least 1000 traders, marketers and artisans will benefit from a N1billion soft loan to run their businesses under the Kwara State Social Investment Programme (KWASSIP) under consideration by the State House of Assembly, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said on Thursday.…

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