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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Kwara Gov Laud BUA over donation of three ambulances, announce covid-19 expenses

Kwara Gov Laud BUA over donation of three ambulances, announce covid-19 expenses

• Govt announces donation, interim COVID-19 expenses That comes as the Governor on Friday commended the BUA Group for donating three ambulance buses to the Kwara State Government — some two months after the conglomerate donated N100m to the state’s COVID-19 campaign. “I am so glad that BUA has lived up to the expectation again. […]

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Sen Sadiq congratulates Hajia Zahra, other nominees as Non-Career Ambassadors

  The Senator representing Kwara North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Sadiq Suleiman Umar has congratulated the former Head of Service in Kwara State, Hajia Zahra Muazu Umar and others over their nominations as Non-Career Ambassador-designates from Kwara State. A statement signed by the Media Team of the Lawmaker in Ilorin, the Kwara […]

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Abdulrazaq, driving a turnaround in agriculture by Babatunde Opoola

Abdulrazaq, driving a turnaround in agriculture by Babatunde Opoola

In Kwara, a state richly endowed with vast arable land, the story of agriculture is changing since the inception of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s administration. As a man with foresight who understands the concept of development, Abdulrazaq knows that continued over-reliance on monthly allocation from the federal government would have dire consequences for the growth and […]

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Kwara Gov inaugurates post-COVID recovery committee

Kwara Gov inaugurates post-COVID recovery committee

  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has inaugurated a seven-person commitee on Action Recovery Economic Stimulus Programme for Results (CARES) aimed at mitigating the effects of COVID -19 pandemic on vulnerable groups and medium and small scale enterprises. The committee, which is a World Bank-backed initiative, was inaugurated late Tuesday in Ilorin, the state capital. […]

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Kwara suspends Perm Sec, four others over ‘ghost workers’ probe

Kwara suspends Perm Sec, four others over ‘ghost workers’ probe

  Kwara State Government has suspended five senior officials implicated in the ongoing investigation of ghost workers and suspicious deductions of workers’ salary at the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). The officials are the Permanent Secretary of the parastatal Bayo Audu Onimago; Director of Finance and Supply of SUBEB Husseni Ahmed; account officers […]

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Kwara Finance Commissioner Attends Ward Meeting

Kwara Finance Commissioner Attends Ward Meeting

Promises more Development Projects at the Grassroots Kwara State Commissioner for Finance and Planning, Mrs Oyeyemi Olasumbo Florence says Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq is determined to spread infrastructural development across the length and breadth of the state. Mrs Oyeyemi who stated this at the meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC Idofin Ward I in Oke […]

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Kwara : Renown Grassroot Mobilizer Dump PDP for APC

Kwara : Renown Grassroot Mobilizer Dump PDP for APC

A renown and a grassroot politician from Balogun Fulani ward 3 of Ilorin South LGA, Alhaji Tunde Ibrahim Kareem who’s a father of ilorin South local government aspirant, Abdulkareem Olatunji Yusuf officially defected from PDP to All Progressive Congress (APC). Alhaji Kareem has always been one of the ardent voices of the emancipation of a […]

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Lata Community Crisis :Honorable Rufai Entreat for Harmonious Relationships; Offer Necessary Support

Lata Community Crisis :Honorable Rufai Entreat for Harmonious Relationships; Offer Necessary Support

  Hon. Adam Rufai Kwara State House of Assembly member representing Patigi constituency expressed dismay over the unfortunate incidence that happened in lata Nna of Lade district in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara state. The member who paid a visit to the community, in a statement made available to Patigi reporters yesterday went to […]

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Reviving Local Industries: The AbdulRazaq Concept By Fafoluyi Olayinka

Reviving Local Industries: The AbdulRazaq Concept By Fafoluyi Olayinka

  One of the objectives of the Kwara State government under the leadership of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq is to maximise the state’s resources – both human and material. This objective is at the core of many initiatives of the government since it came into office. To transform the socio-economic landscape of the state, reduce poverty […]

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