Tags : Kwara State

COVID-19: Kwara Deputy Governor, Wife Test Positive

The Kwara State Deputy Governor, Kayode Alabi and wife, Abieyuwa Alabi have tested positive for the coronavirus disease. The couple took the COVID-19 test after showing slight symptoms of the virus. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor and Spokesman, Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19, Rafiu Ajakaye, confirmed that their […]

COVID-19: Kwara Directs Officials To Proceed On Isolation

Following the death of the Kwara State Chief of Staff, Aminu Adisa Logun, as a result of COVID-19 complications, the state government has directed officials who had contact with the late Chief of Staff to proceed on self-isolation while their samples are taken for COVID-19 test. The State Commissioner of Communications, Mrs Adenike Afolabi-Oshatimehin, said […]

One Thousand Ghost Workers Uncovered By EFCC In Kwara

The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered one thousand ghost workers allegedly smuggled into the payroll of the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board. While briefing journalists on the activities of the commission, the Zonal Head, Isyaku Sharu says despite the outbreak of COVID-19, the agency has recovered […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Five New Cases, Total Infections Now 323

Nigeria Records Five New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 323. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this on its verified Tweeter handle on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Two cases in Lagos, two in Kwara and 1 in Katsina. There are 323 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 85 have been discharged with […]

COVID-19: Kwara Govt Announces Total Shutdown

Kwara State Government on Thursday announced a total lockdown on the state for 14 days as part of renewed measures to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19, Kayode Alabi disclosed this at a news briefing in Ilorin, the state capital. He […]

Nigeria Records 16 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 16 newcases of coronavirus in the country. 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina. As at 09:30 pm, April 7, 2020, there are 254 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria, 44 persons have been discharged and […]

Six New COVID-19 Infections Confirmed, Nigeria’s Total Cases Now 238

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The health agency revealed in a tweet, at 9:30pm on Monday, April 6, 2020, that the total number of cases in Nigeria is 238. It stated that Kwara and Edo recorded two cases respectively while Rivers and the […]

COVID-19: Kwara State Records Two Cases

Kwara State has recorded two cases of COVID-19 in Ilorin, the state capital. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye confirmed the two cases in a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020, explaining that one is the wife of a UITH patient, a UK returnee, who died last Thursday and the other is […]

Kwara Government Demolishes Saraki’s Family Property In Ilorin

The Kwara State Government has demolished Dr Bukola Saraki’s family property popularly known as Ile Arugbo (old people’s home) in Ilorin, the State capital. The property was demolished early on Thursday morning, January 2, 2020, after Police dispersed protesters, including old women. Policemen, numbering about 50 were said to have gone to enforce the action […]