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See wickedness!! Four family members died of food poisoning in Kwara.

The death of four members of the same family in Kwara as a result of food poisoning has been confirmed by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) this morning. This is contained in a news release signed by Mr Babawale Afolabi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of NSCDC, Kwara Command. According to the statement, the deceased died in the early hours of Thursday as a result of poisonous […]

todayJuly 9, 2021 5

National

BREAKING: Scores injured as two Kwara communities clash

Scores of people were reportedly injured during a communal clash that broke out early Thursday between the people of Tsaragi and their neighbours in Kange; two Nupe communities in the Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State. Newsmen learnt that the cause of the clash could be traced to the age-long boundary dispute between the two communities. A school and a church were said to have been set ablaze during […]

todayApril 9, 2021 1

National

Hijab crisis: Don’t take our gentleness for weakness – Christians warn Muslims, Kwara govt

The President of Kwara Baptist Conference, Reverend Victor Dada, has warned the Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq administration and Muslims in the state not to take the gentleness of Christians for weakness. He stated this while describing the Kwara government as government of the Muslim, by the Muslim and for the Muslim. Dada said this in a statement on Wednesday following the clash between Christians and Muslims at the First Baptist Church […]

todayMarch 18, 2021 2

National

Hijab Controversy:Christians, Muslims in Violent Clash As Kwara Govt Reopens Schools

Violence erupted on Wednesday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital after the state government reopened 10 schools shut last month over the use of hijab by Muslim female students. The violence started after Christian officials of Baptist School, Surulere disallowed the girls in Hijab from gaining access into the school. This did not go down well with Muslim parents, leading to arguments and eventual clash. The situation grew worse as angry […]

todayMarch 17, 2021

Education

Kwara hijab controversy: Christians reject school reopening order

Christians in Kwara State, on Wednesday rejected the government’s decision to reopen schools which were previously shut down over hijab crisis. Recall that the state government on Tuesday night ordered the reopening of schools, stating that its decision to permit willing Muslim schoolgirls to wear their hijab in public schools “will lead to sustainable peace and communal harmony anchored on mutual respect and understanding.” The governor, in a statement which […]

todayMarch 17, 2021

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HIJAB: Kwara Baptist Conference Kicks Against Government Approval For Students To Wear Hijab in Public and Mission Schools

The Baptist Conference in Ilorin, on Thursday, warned that the blanket approval by the Kwara State Government on the use of hijab in public schools in the state, will lead to avalanche of reactions which end could not be predicted. At a press conference in Ilorin, President, Kwara Baptist Conference, under the Nigeria Baptist Convention, Rev. Victor Dada, said “By this move, the state government is saying the Muslims’ purported […]

todayMarch 5, 2021 10

News

Food items will not be transported to southwest until Fulanis are safe – Miyetti Allah

Coordinator of the Kwara State chapter of Miyetti Allah Association of Cattle Breeders, Aliyu Mohammed, has stated that the transportion of cattle and foodstuffs to the South West through Kwara State will remained blocked until the safety of Fulani is guaranteed in the region. Mohammed made this known to newsmen on Sunday, he said the action is to ensure a peaceful operation of businesses by the Fulani and to end […]

todayMarch 1, 2021

News

Kwara Govt approves use of Hijab in schools

Kwara State Government says that it has approved the use of Hijab by Muslim female students in its public schools. The government last week Friday shut down 10 schools in Ilorin, the state capital following tension on the wearing of Hijab, a female headwear in the schools. The government in a statement signed by Prof. Mamma Jibril, Secretary to the state government, late on Thursday, said the government has approved […]

todayFebruary 26, 2021 13

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