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NiMet predicts 3 days sunshine, thunderstorms

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Thursday to Saturday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja...

2023 elections: INEC plans expansion of polling units

Ahead of 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised to make polling units accessible to the electorate to remove voter apathy during elections.

Kwara govt clears air on erection of mosque beside church

The Kwara State Physical Planning Authority, KPPA, has dissociated itself from granting approval for the construction of a Central Mosque beside the Catholic Diocese around the Tanke Junction in Ilorin.

JAMB bans parents from UTME venues

The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, has ordered all CBT Centres across the country not to allow parents/guardians into the registration hall again.

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 — NBS [FULL LIST]

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says.

Inflation now 18.17% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the inflation rate increased in March by 0.82 per cent to 18.17 per cent from 17.33 per cent in February.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunny, thunderstorms weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms across the country from Monday to Tuesday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja...

Nigerian govt committed to achieving self-sufficiency in sugar production, says Council boss

The Executive Secretary of the National Sugar Development Council, NSDC, Zacch Adedeji has reiterated Nigeria's determination to achieve self-sufficiency in sugar production through faithful implementation of the Nigeria Sugar Master Plan, NSMP.

Fire renders 40 homeless in llorin

No fewer than 40 people were rendered homeless in a fire outbreak which occurred at Onibata Compound, Alore in llorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Boko Haram: Presidency frowns at Kukah’s Easter message

The Presidency, on Sunday in Abuja, described as an ungodly attempt by Bishop Matthew Kukah to politicise the nation’s security challenges and the hijab saga in Kwara in his 2021 Easter homily.

Nigerian govt directs Gotv, Startimes to migrate to FreeTV platform

The Federal Government says it has directed two PayTv platforms – GoTv and Startimes – to migrate their signals from self-carrying to any of the two licensed FreeTv signal distributors.

DSO: Nigerian govt to rake in $1bn from spectrum sale – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says over one billion dollars would accrue to government from the sale of spectrum after completion of the Digital Switch Over, DSO.

DSO: 30m homes to access digital television in Nigeria – FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is working to ensure that 30 million homes in the country have access to digital television.

Matawalle approves N400m for students on foreign, local scholarships

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved N400 million for the payment and upkeep allowances of students on foreign and local scholarships for 2020 to 2021 academic session.

Again, Fani-Kayode renews bid to join APC, meets Gov. Buni

A controversial politician and former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has again met with Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State.

Katsina United deny attack on Kwara United players

The management of Katsina United FC has debunked a media report that its players and officials had molested Kwara United players after Sunday’s NPFL match held in Katsina.

Kwara govt warns teachers against indecent dressing

The Kwara Government on Tuesday warned teachers in the state against indecent dressing.

NiMet predicts dust haze, thunderstorms from Tuesday to Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted dust haze and thunderstorm from Tuesday to Thursday across the country. NiMet’s Weather Outlook, released on Monday in...

NSCDC arrests 65-year-old man for raping minor in Ilorin

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Kwara Command has arrested a widower, Samuel Darisa, 65, for allegedly defiling a 10-year old minor at Agbadam area of llorin.

Police rescue 3 kidnapped farm managers in Kwara

The operatives of the Kwara State Police Command have rescued three farm managers who were abducted in the state on Sunday.

Kwara hijab crisis: Muslims should leave mission schools for Christians – Oyedepo

The Founder of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has advised Muslims to leave Kwara schools for their various owners.

Kwara Hijab controversy: Matters arising, by Moses Ochonu

I refrained from commenting on the Kwara hijab controversy because there have been contending and conflicting propaganda from both sides and unless one sifts...

MURIC wants Kwara mission schools renamed, says CAN competing with bandits to deny Muslim girls access to education

The government of Kwara State has been advised to rename mission schools whose authorities have refused to obey court pronouncements and government's directives on...

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