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Islamic School Corporal Punishment: Justice Haroon Heads 10-member Probe Team

Written by on 13 October 2021

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, has named 10 prominent Muslim scholars, community leaders and government officials to investigate the circumstances leading to the recent excessive flogging of some Arabic students in Ganmo, Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state. In a statement yesterday by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Rafiu Ajakaye, the committee […]

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Oyedepo to Kwara, Muslims: leave mission schools for owners

Written by on 25 March 2021

Founder of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has advised Muslims to leave Kwara schools for their various owners. He said they should look for hijab-wearing schools their children can attend. Newsmen had reported that 10 schools were shut down by the Kwara State Government in February over the crisis on the […]

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Kwara government relaxes curfew in Offa/Erin Ile

Written by on 24 March 2021

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the review of the curfew in Offa and Erin-Ile, a statement said on Tuesday. The curfew period will now be between 8p.m. and 6a.m. daily. The review is effective from Wednesday March 24. The Governor had on March 4 imposed a 6p.m. to 8a.m. curfew on the two […]

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Kwara State:Directs Principals, Teachers, Staff To Resume March 19

Written by on 19 March 2021

The Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Teaching Service Commission, Mallam Bello Tahueed Abubakar has directed Principals, Teachers and Staff of all 10 Schools shut down to report at their respective schools tomorrow March 19, 2021 The Chairman explained that the teachers’ resumption become necessary in order to prepare the final year students for their […]

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Hijab: Christians, Muslims clash as Kwara reopens schools

Written by on 17 March 2021

There was a clash between Muslim and Christian faithful on Wednesday in Ilorin after the Kwara State Government reopened 10 schools shut over hijab (Islamic headscarf) controversy. It was learnt that students wearing hijab were disallowed from entering Baptist School, Surulere by some protesting Christians. An eyewitness told our correspondent that this led to an […]

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Hijab Controversy: Kwara Govt Announces Reopening Of 10 Schools

Written by on 17 March 2021

The Kwara State Government has announced the reopening of the 10 schools shut last month over the use of hijab by Muslim female students. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Tuesday by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday night She said the government […]

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Kwara receives COVID-19 vaccine

Written by on 10 March 2021

Kwara state government has taken delivery of its own share of the COVID-19 Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines from the Federal Government. The consignment arrived the Ilorin International Airport around 8.30p.m on Tuesday. It was received by the state government’s delegation led by the Permanent Secretary of the Kwara State Ministry of Health Dr. Abubakar Ayinla. Executive […]

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Minimum wage strike will hurt says GAMA

Written by on 12 October 2020

Strike by the organised labour scheduled to begin on Monday over non implementation of N30,000 minimum wage by the Kwara State Government will be injurious to Kwarans, Gamji Members Association (GAMA) has said. It urged labour unions to rethink its mobilisation of its members for the industrial action. Organised labour’s strike notice on the state […]

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Minimum Wage: Kwara govt, labour meeting ends in stalemate

Written by on 9 October 2020

The meeting between the leadership of Labour movement in Kwara state and the state government over the payment of N30,000 minimum wage to workers ended in a stalemate on Thursday. The leadership of the labour movement in the state, therefore, decided to go ahead with the strike on Tuesday, after the expiration of the 14-day […]

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