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A non-governmental organisation, The Feed the Vulnerable Families In Nigeria (FTVF), have lined up charity programmes to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a three-day events aimed at raising awareness about chronic health challenges. The initiative, focusing on chronic kidney diseases, oral cancer, neonatal disorders, stroke, and lower respiratory infections, will begin on 17 August at GSS, Maraba Ilorin in Kwara state. Additionally, the anniversary event will follow on 18 August 2024. The programme, according to the organisers, will educate the public on these health issues, promote early detection and prevention, and raise funds to support affected individuals and research initiatives.…

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Film in the Park Festival, (FLIP), a maiden edition of the festival of 30 films to be shown in one day has been scheduled to hold on Saturday, August 24, 2024, at Freedom Park, Hospital Road, off Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos. According to the lead organiser, the event will commence between 3 pm and 7 pm. Miss Tomiwa Otun, a budding Film Producer and lead organiser of the maiden film festival disclosed that “Film in the Park is being organized by emerging filmmakers, for the audience to savor a one-of-kind evening with brilliant films and community under the open…

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A frontline youth leader and stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Amb. Ilyas Akanbi, has felicitated children on the occasion of the 2024 Children’s Day, describing the social initiatives of the state governor in the areas of education, health care,and social care as a laudable feat for future generations to reach their full potential. In a copy of letter signed by Amb. Ilyas Akanbi Shola and addressed to the Kwara State governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the party stalwart expressed gratitude to the state governor for his tireless efforts in ensuring the wellbeing and development of children…

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Former Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly and Constitutional Law Professor, Rt. Hon. Prof. Ali Ahmad has expressed his condolences to the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, and the immediate family of the 11th Balogun Gambari of Ilorin Emirate, on the passing of Alhaji AbdulKareem Laaro Buhari Morogo III. Alhaji Laaro Buhari, who was the 11th Balogun Gambari of Ilorin, died on Friday in Ilorin at the age of 97 and has since been buried according to Islamic rites. Professor Ali described the late Alhaji Laaro Buhari as a father figure, consummate, and forthright community…

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Abdulwaheed Sulaiman I have stood aloof watching the political landscape of Kwara in disturbing waters for several years with keen interest. For the past, and the present, here is a masterpiece. Kwara state governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has just announced the appointment of Senator Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe – his erstwhile traducer; as the leader of the state contingent (Ameerul-Hajj) for the 2024 pilgrimage. Written all over it is nothing other than Machiavelli. Machiavelli was a 16th-century Florentine philosopher known primarily for his political ideas. His two most famous philosophical books, The Prince and the Discourses on Livy, were published after his…

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The alumni of the Ma’sharul Al-Adaby Al-Kamaly Islamic and Arabic Institute held the maiden edition of its Ramadan lecture on Thursday. The program not only served as a venue for all the alumni to meet but also offered an opportunity for the former students to further reaffirm their commitment to the development of the citadel of learning. The alumni, from far and near, converged on the school premises in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, to mark the auspicious occasion. Speaking to journalists after the program, the National Missioner of Ansarul Islam Society of Nigeria and the founder of Ma’sharul Aladabiy Al-Kamaliy…

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Mujeebat Adewole Yearly, millions of lovers across the world celebrate Valentine’s Day on the 14th of February when candies, flowers, chocolates, and other lovely gifts are shared to symbolize the lover’s Day. However, the main symbol of this day is St. Valentine. Do you know the real history behind Valentine’s Day and how this day became a worldwide celebrated event? With several legends behind the history of the world celebrating Valentine’s Day, it is not known exactly what the true source is. As per one legend, the 14th of February was celebrated in honor of Juno, a queen of the…

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Shukurat Ibrahim Yet again, the Kwara State University, Malete, has lost another staff, Hameed Adekunle Hanafi. This is coming barely five days after the demise of the deputy bursar of the university, Abdullahi Olaitan Ayuba. The late Hanafi, a lecturer and Associate Professor in the institution, died in Ilorin, the state capital on Monday after a brief illness. Recall that Ayuba who was until his demise the Deputy Bursar of the Kwara State University, Malete, died while watching the Nigeria/South Africa AFCON 2024 match last Wednesday after he reportedly developed high blood pressure. The late Hanafi, however, was Born on…

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Volunteer members and Administrative Heads of the Ali Ahmad Foundation, Saturday held an inaugural meeting where some key decisions were made including their readiness to give back to society as part of their core mandates. The Inaugural meeting which had in attendance notable administrative heads and volunteer members of the foundation was said to be a step forward in the unveiling process of the Non-Governmental Organization. In a statement on Sunday signed by the Director of Media and Publicity, Mujeebat Adewole, the foundation announced the inauguration of the Non-Governmental organization, while advocating for unity amongst members.  Speaking at the Inaugural…

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In a bid to support the core mandate of education and skill acquisition towards the advancement of youth in Kwara state, a Non-Governmental Organization, The Ali Ahmad Foundation (TAAF) has sponsored seven students for the two-month Broadcasting Mastery training. The two-month Media training is a brainchild of Shuks Broadcast Mastery powered by a young and enterprising female journalist, Miss Shukurat Yakub who is also a Mass Communication graduate from the Kwara State Polytechnic. A statement by the Director of Media and Publicity for The Ali Ahmad Foundation (TAAF), Miss Mujeebat Kehinde Adewole reiterated the Non-Govermental Organization’s commitment to social reforms,…

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