Hijab controversy: If any damage is done to any church or anyone is injured on this matter, the Governor of Kwara State will be held responsible – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria has accused Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara state of playing the ostrich, while Christians are ”being violently abused and attacked” in the state he governs. The Christian body in a statement released after a clash between Christians and Muslims in Ilorin following a dispute on wearing of hijab by Muslim… Continue reading Hijab controversy: If any damage is done to any church or anyone is injured on this matter, the Governor of Kwara State will be held responsible – CAN

Undergraduates in Kwara state stage protest; demand reopening of higher institutions

Undergraduates in Kwara state on Wednesday August 19, staged a protest to demand for the reopening of higher institutions in the state.  Higher institutions of learning in Nigeria have been shut down since March as part of measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country. The protesting undergraduates marched to the front of the government house… Continue reading Undergraduates in Kwara state stage protest; demand reopening of higher institutions

Kwara gov’s wife steps in to help abandoned blue-eyed mom, daughters

Wife of Kwara State Governor, Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has offered to assist a poor blue-eyed mom, Risikat Azeez, who was dumped by her husband, Abdul-Wasiu Omo-Dada. The PUNCH, in an exclusive video, had reported that Omo-Dada rejected his wife and two daughters because of the colour of their eyes. Azeez, who said she sees clearly with… Continue reading Kwara gov’s wife steps in to help abandoned blue-eyed mom, daughters

Kwara state government cancels 2020 Eid prayers over COVID-19

The Kwara State Government has cancelled congregational Eid prayers for the 2020 eid-el Kabir celebrations in the state due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. Eid-ul-Adha, an annual religious festival celebrated by Muslims, has been slated for July 30. The day used to be celebrated with congregational prayers. The Chairman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19 in… Continue reading Kwara state government cancels 2020 Eid prayers over COVID-19

Kwara state governor’s Chief of Staff, Aminu Logun has died

The Chief of Staff to the Kwara State Governor, Aminu Logun, has died. Logun’s death was confirmed on Twitter by Fafoluyi Olayinka, the Special Assistant, New Media to the Kwara State Governor, Abdulrasaq Abdulrahman. “Kwara State Chief Of Staff, Aminu Adisa Logun Is Dead.. Indeed, death is the next thing after birth. Black Tuesday here… Continue reading Kwara state governor’s Chief of Staff, Aminu Logun has died

Kwara records 17 fresh cases of Coronavirus, discharges 6 patients

Kwara Government says 17 more people have tested positive to coronavirus while six patients have twice tested negative and discharged. The Chief Press Secretary to the state governor and Spokesman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19 in the state, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, said this in a statement issued on Wednesday. According to him, this brings the… Continue reading Kwara records 17 fresh cases of Coronavirus, discharges 6 patients

One person confirmed dead after bridge collapsed during heavy rainfall in Kwara (photos)

One person has been confirmed dead after a bridge collapsed at Oko-erin, Ilorin, Kwara State on Saturday night, June 13 after a heavy rainfall. An eyewitness said a car carrying three passengers fell into the canal after the bridge collapsed.  “The bridge collapsed around 10pm on Saturday night because of heavy downfall. The driver was on the… Continue reading One person confirmed dead after bridge collapsed during heavy rainfall in Kwara (photos)