AbdulRazaq meets Buhari, seeks support for Kwara devt *President commends Gov for his giant strides

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari about some developmental challenges he inherited in the north central state and the steps he has taken to gradually reposition it. “The Governor held a one-on-one meeting with the President on Monday at the Villa in Abuja to keep him abreast of the situation…

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179 law school students, new lawyers get Kwara scholarship · Gov hails lawyer for ‘honesty’

At least 179 law students and new lawyers of Kwara State origin have each been paid N100,000 scholarship after online application processes and verification that lasted weeks, a government statement said on Saturday. The payment, made straight to beneficiaries’ accounts, was done in two batches after thorough screenings of the applicants, according to the statement…

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Kwara won’t tolerate human trafficking, modern slavery — AbdulRazaq * Two Nigerians, one Lebanese arrested over Ilorin case

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has condemned the rising trend of human trafficking in the country, calling it inhuman and unacceptable and warning that anyone caught should face the full weight of the law. “The Governor of Kwara State is horrified by the video footage of one Ms Ajayi Omolola, who is a victim of…

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We never demolished, attacked old people’s homes — Kwara govt * Touts credentials as most gender-friendly administration

Kwara State Government on Monday denied attacking or demolishing any home belonging to old people, saying the property demolished was a shed occasionally used for political gathering and never a place where old women are being quartered. Kwara State Communications Commissioner Murtala Olanrewaju said in a statement Monday night that the whole narrative about government…

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