Kwara to spend N100m on State library, e-learning, innovation hub • AbdulRazaq explains direct bursary payment to students

Kwara State Government will spend at least N100m to renovate the State Library Complex and use it as a launchpad for e-learning and temporary headquarters for the state’s innovation hub, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said late Wednesday. He said the renovation work would begin very soon as part of his efforts to reposition the education sector…

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Nigeria must look beyond oil, says Kwara gov

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday called for urgent diversification of the Nigerian economy to lessen national reliance on crude oil, saying the country must invest in agriculture and small and medium scale enterprises. “The theme of your study tour —Economic Diversification and National Development in Nigeria —is very apt. The time has come…

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Kwara seeks FG’s special intervention over ecological problem

Kwara State Government on Sunday called on the Federal Government to give special consideration to the state to address ecological challenges confronting it, especially the yearly flooding arising from the overflow of the River Niger and Asa River. “People of Kwara State have suffered greatly from ecological problems linked to yearly overflowing of these rivers…

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Kwara Gov sends six commissioner-nominees to Assembly

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRahman on Wednesday sent to the House of Assembly a list of six additional commissioner-nominees, comprising top-notch professionals and administrators with rich political backgrounds. This comes a few weeks after AbdulRazaq unveiled a four-women commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old. The latest nominees are Barrister Salman Jawondo (Asa); Lafia Aliyu Kora Sabi (Baruten);…

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