Month: August 2020

Kwara Gov lauds Immigration over e-services

Kwara Gov lauds Immigration over e-services   Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday commended the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) for embracing technology in driving its operations to provide seamless services for the people.  “I am not surprised that there’s no backlog of passport in Kwara State NIS because their operations are electronic-driven. The Service …

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It isn’t going to be all partying under Otoge By Rafiu Ajakaye

 It isn’t going to be all partying under Otoge By Rafiu Ajakaye  Change was never going to be rosy or flamboyantly flowery the way we knew it.  Things weren’t going to remain the same. There isn’t going to be free money to throw around. And there definitely wouldn’t be a chance for anyone to throw …

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HICA partners HIDS on Countryside Emerging Leaders Fellowship

 HICA partners HIDS on Countryside Emerging Leaders Fellowship The conduct of the recently announced Countryside Emerging Leaders Fellowship (CELF) would now be undertaken by the Hashim Initiative For Community Advancement (HICA) in partnership with the Hannis Institute for  Development  Studies (HIDS). In a statement released on Saturday, the convener of CELF, Mr. Lawal Olohungbebe attributed …

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Traditional institutions, integral part of govt: AbdulRazaq

Traditional institutions, integral part of govt: AbdulRazaq ·Hails relationship between Kano, Ilorin Emirates ·Why I visited Ilorin, by Kano Emir   Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the traditional institutions are vital to the growth and peaceful coexistence of the society as they play key roles in the stability of the polity.   …

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Kwara okays full implementation of IPSAS, Compliance Software

 Kwara okays full implementation of IPSAS, Compliance Software · Ministry of Social Devt now includes ‘women affairs’   Kwara State Government has opted for full implementation of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), with the cabinet approving the development of the IPSAS compliance software for the state.   The development of the software is …

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Kwara Gov hails Adesina’s re-election as AFDB President

Kwara Gov hails Adesina’s re-election as AfDB president Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday congratulated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina on his re-election as president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), calling it a triumph of brilliance, vision, and forthrightness. The Governor commended Adesina for standing firm and focused during his recent trials at the bank, …

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APA & FIBAN looks forward to continued synergy in Kwara State

 As part of the means of improving relationships between the Advertising Professionals and Independent Broadcasters, the Advertising Practitioners’ Association APA executives Kwara State Chapter on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria in Kwara state.  Kwara Statetate APA chairman Mr Adebowale Adedeji in his address noted the need …

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Kwara Gov hails EFCC’s great work, to receive fresh recovered funds

 Kwara Gov hails EFCC’s great work, to receive fresh recovered funds · Says Otoge lessons not lost on us · Another N130m ‘looted funds’ ready for pick, says new EFCC zonal head   Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday commended the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), saying the anti-graft body …

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HIDS initiates fellowship programme for secondary school students

 Press statement: 25th August, 2020. HIDS initiates fellowship programme for secondary school students The Hannis Institute for Development Studies (HIDS), a Non-Governmental Organisation has concluded arrangements to host secondary school students in Kwara State, who are mostly from rural communities, on a camping fellowship. The programme, tagged Countryside Emerging Leadership Fellowship (CELF) would be a …

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How community policing can succeed, by Kwara Governor

How community policing can succeed, by Kwara Governor *Says security is everyone’s business   Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday inaugurated the state Community Policing Advisory Committee (CPAC) to herald the commencement of the initiative in the state, restating his commitment to making Kwara inhabitable for criminal elements.    He added however that the …

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