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KWIRS Posts N9.5bn In Q1 2021, Highest Revenue Since Inception

Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) on Tuesday announced that it generated N9,598,504,939.90 in the first quarter of 2021, a feat it credited to its increased adoption of technology and steady blockage of leakages within the tax administration system. The figure is the highest ever collected by the agency without any extraordinary item at any…

Hijab Crisis: Kwara Extend Closure Of 10 Schools

The Kwara State government has further ordered the extension of the closure of 10 Mission Secondary Schools in the state over Hijab controversy. A statement released on Monday by Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development said that the schools should remain closed because of security reasons. It will be…

Kwara Governor Dissolves Cabinet

The Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman Abdulrasaq, has dissolved the members of his cabinet in just a year after they were inaugurated into office. In a statement released late Sunday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, the cabinet had been relieved with effect from December 31, 2020, though the Secretary to…

Kidnappers Miraculously Dump OAU Female Student In Kwara Bush

A student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Osun State, had a near-death experience recently in the hands of some kidnappers, who picked her from the school environment and later dumped her in a bush in Kwara State. According to Punch, Saturday, July 23, 2016, was one day that will always give 18-year-old…

Kwara Govt Denies Paying Agabi N500m

The Kwara State government has reacted to allegations that it paid the sum of N500 million to counsel to the former state governor, Bukola Saraki, Kanu Agabi. Saraki, who is now the Senate President, is standing trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, in Abuja for allegedly not declaring all his assets while he…

Star Actor, Femi Adebayo, Gets Political Appointment

One of the top figures in the Yoruba movie industry, Femi Adebayo, has now been appointed as Special Assistant on Culture, Arts and Tourism to the Kwara State governor, Ahmed Abdul Fatai. Ahmed was appointed on Monday, February 22, 2016, by the state governor in Ilorin, the state capital. Femi is the son of veteran…

I Deserve To Be Minister—Lai Mohammed

National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lai Mohammed, says his nomination as a minister by President Muhammadu Buhari is well-deserved. The Kwara State-born politician made this known in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital while answering questions from journalists as regards protests that he never voted in the state during the last elections.…