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2018-08-18
Kwara reschedules local govt elections
The Kwara independent Electoral Commission on Thursday announced the rescheduling of the forthcoming local government election from November 4 to 18. The chairman of the commission, AbdulRahman Ajidagba, announced th...

2017-08-18
Ambali stresses importance of distance learning centres
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali (OON), has stressed the importance of open and distance learning centres in widening access to university education and satisfying social responsib...
A four-storey building collapsed in Ilorin
A four-storey building under construction this morning carved in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The partial collapsed building located at Sulu-Gambari road is allegedly owned by a former member of House of Repre...
Kwara restates support for media
The Kwara State government says it will continue to support all media establishments in the State. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Communications, Dr Muideen Akorede as this as he received...
Court remands cleric over alleged possession of human parts
An Ilorin Magistrates' Court on Thursday ordered the remand of an Islamic cleric, Babatunde Suleiman of Oloje area, Ilorin for allegedly being in possession of human parts. Magistrate Bio Saliu ordered that the def...
Lawyer decries teenagers' involvement in pool betting
An Ilorin based legal practitioner, Mr Segun Ekundayo, has expressed concern on the increasing number of underage persons participating in pool and games betting in Nigeria. Ekundayo expressed this concern in Ilori...
Kwara PDP goes to court over dissolution of Exco
Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Demo­cratic Party (PDP), has instituted a legal action against the Sen Ahmed Makarfi led National Care­taker Committee challeng­ing the dissolution of the State Executive Committee of th...
Kwara Assembly constitutes 7-man Committee to investigate misappropriation of govt assets
Kwara House of Assembly has inaugurated a seven-member Ad hoc Committee to investigate allegations of misappropriation of the state government's assets, funds and all the property in care of Harmony Holdings. This ...
IBEDC rehabilitates Sawmill, Agba Dam injection substations in Kwara
In a bid to meet customers’ demand, the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has completed the renovation of Sawmill 3x15MVA, 33/11KV and Agba Dam 2x15MVA,33/11KV Injection Substations in Kwara State. The upgra...
KWHA Investigates alleged Mismanagement of Government's Assets by Harmony Holdings
The Kwara State House of Assembly has Constituted a 7 man Ad - hoc committee to investigate alleged mismanagement of the state government's Assets by the Harmony Holdings Limited. The setting up of the Ad - hoc com...

2017-08-17
KWHA strongly directs hoteliers in Kwara to desist from organising nude parties
The Kwara state House of Assembly has directed all hoteliers in the state to desist from organising nude parties in the state. This followed a Motion on Notice raised by the House Leader, Hon Hassan Oyeleke titled...
Company acquires 1900 hectares of land, to create 700 jobs
At least 700 jobs would be created for Kwara State youths following the acquisition of 1900 hectares of land for farming by QuinnMcGrath Limited, a company owned by Mr. Didi Ndiomu. A statement made available to Puls...

2017-08-16
ABS FC Congratulates Kwara Utd Over Promotion To NPFL
Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, has congratulated the Chairman of Kwara United FC of Ilorin, Prince Oladimeji Thompson, for returning the Harmony Boys back to the Nigeria Pr...
Church donates books to Unilorin Library
The Apostolic Church of Nigeria (TACN) in Ilorin has donated some copies of its centenary history books to the University of Ilorin. Pastor Daniel Olayemi, the TACN Superintendent, Ilorin Area, made the presentatio...
Man Seeks Marriage Dissolution Over Wife's Threat To Cut Off Penis
A divorce-seeking man on Wednesday pleaded with an Ilorin Area Court in Kwara to dissolve his marriage because his wife was threatening to cut off his penis. Fatahi Sakariyau told the court that his wife Ganiyat wa...
Unilorin VC pledges to hand-over better University to successor
Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, has pledged to hand over a better institution than he inherited five years ago, to his successor. Ambali, whose five-year tenure ends on October 15, 2017, d...
KWARA UNITED GAIN PROMOTION TO NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
The Harmony Warriors have sealed a place in the Nigerian topflight after defeating Jigawa Golden Stars on Saturday Kwara United have secured promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League after defeating Jigaw...
Materialism, corruption bane of Africa underdevelopment - VC, Unilorin
VICE chancellor, University of Ilorin, Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali, has said that materialism and corruption are two basic attitudinal problems contributing to underdevelopment in Africa. Speaking at the annu...
ASUU Strike: UNILORIN, KWASU shun action
As the strike called by the national body of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its second day today, lectures were on yesterday at the University of Ilorin (Unilorin). In fact, most students of...
Basketball League: Kwara Falcons, Hoops And Read Win Opening Games
Kwara Falcons on Tuesday defeated Police Baton108-70 in their first game of the 2016/2017 Kwese Premier Basketball League Conference 6 currently holding in Ilorin, the Kwara capital. David Godwin had 22 points and ...
Kwara Govt GSK Inaugurate Medical-Van To Promote Healthcare
The Kwara Government has inaugurated an initiative, Medical-Van (Med-Van), to provide education on drugs and diseases to healthcare providers in rural areas in the state. Speaking at the inauguration on Tuesday in ...
Kwara lawmakers grill hotel operators over strip clubs
The management of the government-owned Kwara Hotel and eight other hotels on Tuesday appeared before the State House of Assembly in Ilorin over alleged strip clubs in their facilities. This followed summon issued t...
45 primary schools in Kwara get sports equipment from lottery commission
National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) yesterday presented sports equipment worth millions of naira to 45 selected public primary schools in Kwara state. Speaking at the commissioning and presentation of the equipment ...
Labour Commends Gov. Ahmed on Infrastructural Development
Workers under the aegis of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Kwara State Council have commended the State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed for his commitment towards ensuring modern infrastructural development in th...
Not Too Young To Run Bill And Independent Candidacy Bill: A challenge to the Nigerian Youth. By Bamikole Omishore
The time of youth is the best time of one's life; the peak period when purpose should be chased and dreams fulfilled. It is however a parody that according to reports 73% of young people are restricted from running for of...
Ali Ahmad, a politician with class, difference, says Cleric
The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad has been described as a politician with class and difference. An Ilorin based Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Mohammed Toyin Salati stated this while ...

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