Tag Archives: Kwara State

Hijab Clash: Muslim School Girls Can Wear Hijab in Public Schools- State Govt.

The Kwara State government has said that Muslim schoolgirls can wear hijab in public schools in the state. This was disclosed in a statement titled ‘Correcting misconceptions about ‘missionary schools’ and Hijaab in Kwara State,’ signed by the Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Prof. Mamman Saba Jibril. The statement was issued following a clash…

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Ilorin Looting: Hundreds Of Kwara Residents Ransack COVID-19 Palliatives’ Storehouse

In the wake of widespread looting of COVID-19 palliatives, many residents in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, on Friday October 23, joined in the break-ins recently reported across the country particularly in Lagos and Osun. According to eye-witnesses, people stormed the CACOVID warehouse located at the Ilorin cargo terminal of the Ilorin International Airport to cart away food items…

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108 People Rescued By Police From Illegal Rehabilitation Camp In Ilorin

Video via TVC News Police in Ilorin on has rescued about 108 victims comprising children, men and women from an illegal rehabilitation centre located at Gaa’Odota area in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. In a video clip by TVC News, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, said the command raided the…

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Police Arrest Kwara State PDP Senator On Election Eve

The police have arrested Rafiu Ibrahim, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Kwara south. Ibrahim, who is seeking reelection, was arrested on the eve of the presidential and national assembly elections. The arrest comes two days after the All Progressives Congress (APC) asked the police to pick him up over the violence broke out in Ojuku…

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We Do Not Ban Songs -Director General Of NBC

The Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, has clarified the recent media report that his commission banned some songs. According to reports, Midibbo-Kawu clarified this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital while reacting to the demolition of Ayefele’s Music House in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday by the state government. He said Nigerians must…

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Kwara State Refutes Claims It Was Paying Salary To Saraki After His Tenure As Governor

  The Kwara State Government has denied claims by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, kept receiving salary from the state four years after he served as governor of the state. The state made this known in a statement by the Secretary to State Government, Isiaka…

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