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Tag: Kwara State

Investigation: In Offa, Kwara State, government clinics running without doctors, pharmacists, water

Posted: April 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Investigations

With an urgent haste, a middle-aged man, Olasunkanmi, was moved from a public health centre in Offa local government area of Kwara state to a private hospital at the¬†Alubata area of the town. That was last year, but often such occurrence – referral from a public health centre to private centres – happens Olasunkanmi, at […]

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Special Report: Nigeria’s major garri-producing town suffering from negligence

Posted: February 11, 2018 at 6:24 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Investigations

As aged as she appears, Modupe works hard daily to meet the demands of her garri customers in Ilorin. “If I don’t finish this sack of garri that I’m frying, my customers will be disappointed,” she muttered while adjusting the firewood under the frying pot. Sweating profusely, she shouted at Kehinde, a teenage girl, who […]

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Kwara Transport Workers, Traders Laments SARS’ Threats To Their Businesses

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 12:39 pm   /   Local, News

The residents of Kwara state have expressed their resentment against the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) of Nigerian Police Force.  This is not unconnected to the trending #EndSars advocacy, demanding the scrapping of that arm of the force as a result of various allegations of extortion, harassment and violations of citizens’ rights. Rasaq Maroof, the deputy […]

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