Telling the AbdulRazaq-LG 300m story By Ibraheem Abdullateef

Telling the AbdulRazaq-LG 300m story By Ibraheem Abdullateef

  When the National Financial Intelligence Unit declared in May that by June 1st, 2019, the state governors were barred from interfering with the statutory allocation accruing to the local governments directly from the Federation Accounts, so many Nigerians but insincere state governors were happy. Apart from the controversial security votes, another seeming cash cow […]

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On corruption, AbdulRazaq has no friends By AbdulWahab Tajudeen

On corruption, AbdulRazaq has no friends By AbdulWahab Tajudeen

    There is this adage among the Yoruba people that “tí a bá fẹ́ y’ọwọ ọbakan ẹni law, ọmọ’ya ẹni ni akọ́kọ́ gba létí” which can be roughly translated that “when one is up to fight against anomalies, one should start from people within.”   It is safe to say that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq […]

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Operation Baruten: All hail ‘General’ AbdulRazaq  By: AbdulWahab Tajudeen

Operation Baruten: All hail ‘General’ AbdulRazaq By: AbdulWahab Tajudeen

  “The first and most important duty of a government is the security of lives and property. Every other thing comes after security.” – Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. When the state government over the week said there was no foothold for criminal gangs in Kwara, there have been questions bordering on how the Abdulrahman-led administration has […]

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Kwara Gov. invites EFCC, sets up panel to probe LG funds

Kwara Gov. invites EFCC, sets up panel to probe LG funds

  • Urges Assembly to hold public hearing on alleged diverted funds Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has invited the anti-graft agency EFCC to conduct an independent probe into funds so far received and disbursed to the 16 local government areas between May 2019 and now. A panel of inquiry comprising members from various backgrounds […]

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Sen Sadiq mourns former Provost, condoles with Emir of Ilesha

Sen Sadiq mourns former Provost, condoles with Emir of Ilesha

  The Senator representing Kwara North Senatorial District, Senator Sadiq Sueleiman Umar has expressed grief and disbelief over the sudden death of the former Provost, Kwara State College of Education Technical, Lafiagi, Alhaji Alhassan Boni Ishiaku. A statement signed by the the media team of Senator Sadiq Suleiman Umar in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, […]

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Noting: the Kwara’s COVID-19 data and progress By: Ibrahim Kazeem

Noting: the Kwara’s COVID-19 data and progress By: Ibrahim Kazeem

  While it is a piece of good news that Kwara government has secured a test centre to fortify its efforts against the coronavirus, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Rafiu Ajakaye also clarified the discrepancies in the figures being shared around about the exact record of cases and deaths from COVID-19 in the […]

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Kwara COVID-19 test centre operational soon

Kwara COVID-19 test centre operational soon

State explains COVID-19 data     Kwara State now has a COV-2 testing centre which would be fully operational very soon. Further details would be made public later. The government commends the NCDC for its support and the health workers for their immeasurable sacrifice.   The lack of a testing centre had no doubt been […]

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Abdulkareem commiserate with HE AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the demise of his CoS

Abdulkareem commiserate with HE AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the demise of his CoS

Abdulkareem commiserate with HE AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the demise of his CoS Everyone shall taste the death. Then unto Allah we shall be returned. (Q 29 v 57) Haven submitted to the will of the Creator, i wish to sincerely sympathize with the Governor of Kwara State, the family of the deceased and the entire […]

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Sen Sadiq commiserates with KWSG over demise of Chief of Staff

Sen Sadiq commiserates with KWSG over demise of Chief of Staff

The Senator representing Kwara North Senatorial District, Senator Sadiq Suleiman Umar has commiserated with Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq led government in the state over the demise of its Chief of Staff, Alhaji Aminu Adisa Logun.   A condolence message signed by the Media Team of the lawmaker in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, described the decease […]

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Kwara’s COVID-19 fight and the gale of half-truths By- Ibraheem Abdullateef

Kwara’s COVID-19 fight and the gale of half-truths By- Ibraheem Abdullateef

Kwara’s COVID-19 fight and the gale of half-truths By: Ibraheem Abdullateef Last weekend, the Kwara government did the needful. It released the statement of spending on the COVI9-19 from April 1st- June 29th, 2020. It reads N1.5bn. The government explained the sum comprise running costs, purchase of high-end medical equipment, renovation of COVID-19 related facilities, […]

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FACT-CHECK: Did Kwara State Government Spend N17m daily on COVID-19?  By: Adetola A. Kehinde

FACT-CHECK: Did Kwara State Government Spend N17m daily on COVID-19? By: Adetola A. Kehinde

  Yesterday, I read a news reportage from some news outlets in Kwara state and I was left dumbfounded, I was dumbfounded because I found it as an act of deliberate misinformation. I would have ignored it, but because of my educational and professional background, I am not always comfortable at the sight of misinformation, […]

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N17m daily reportage: Publishing for peanut has to end

N17m daily reportage: Publishing for peanut has to end

  I watched with utter disbelief a twist of the statement issued this evening by Kwara State Government to the effect that N1.5bn has so far been spent on the COVID-19 pandemic between April 1 and June 29. Some reckless, incompetent and hack writers, including the characters behind Fresh Insight and Informant247, went to town […]

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