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2018-08-22
FRSC boss warns officers against partisanship in 2019 general elections
Mr Sunday Maku, Sector Commander, FRSC Kwara Sector Command on Monday warned officers and men of the organisation against supporting any party in the coming general elections. Maku gave the advice during an inte...

2018-05-22
APC congratulates elected party officials in Kwara
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has congratulated its chairman in Kwara State, Alhaji Ishola Balogun Fulani and other elected party officials at the ward, local government and state levels. The APC urged all ...
In military school, dad gave me a hot slap because I didn't salute him - Tunde Idiagbon’s son
Adekunle is the first son of the late Major Gen. Tunde Idiagbon (retd.), a former Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, under the military regime of Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari between 1984 and 1985. He talks about his ...
22-yr-old Kwaran wins Int'l Quran memorisation competition in Jordan
...receives star prize of N2.8m 22-year-old Sodiq Alabi from Kwara State has emerged the winner of the International Qur'an memorisation competition in Jordan. Alabi who hails from Ifelodun Local ...
NEC Receives 65, 974 New PVCs For Distribution In Kwara
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Kwara has taken delivery of 65,974 new Permanent Voter Cards. Paul Atser, INEC Administrative Secretary in Kwara, who made this known in Ilorin on Monday while rece...
Ilorin residents support transfer of suspected cultists to Abuja
A group, under the aegis of the Coalition of Concerned Kwara Citizens, on Monday, staged a peaceful protest in Ilorin against alleged interference in the police investigation on cult killings in the state. The grou...
Driver escapes death in Ilorin
There was confusion along Ahmad Bello way in Ilorin the Kwara State capital as driver escaped death when front tyre of his car burst while on motion. ROYAL NEWS gathered that the driver of the Toyama Camry Car w...
'At CCS, Ilorin, we're ready for great exploits'
The Chairman of Chapel Secondary School's (CCS) Management Committee, Mr. A. Adesiyun has said that despite the misconceptions that private mission schools in the country were established to make profit, the owners of t...
Congress: Kwara APC members drag party to court
The May 19, 2018 state congress of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State has become a subject of litigation as two members of the Kwara State chapter of the APC have dragged the party before the Kwara State Hig...
Police arrest 'most-wanted' Offa robbery suspects
Two more suspects have been arrested in the deadly armed robbery attack in Offa, Kwara State, last month. The development comes three weeks after the police circulated pictures of four suspects who were captured by c...

2018-05-21
APC, nPDP Leaders Meet in Abuja Today
The national leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, and members of new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, will meet in Abuja today in a last-ditch effort to contain agitations. The nPDP had given President M...
?Technical education key to manufacturing economy, says PDP chieftain
To reinvent nation's manufacturing sector, governments would need to encourage technical education, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Alhaji Hakeem Lawal, has said. While describ...
Saraki accused of choosing recycled PDP members to lead APC in Kwara
Bunmi Olusona, factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, has asked "loyal party members" to disregard the executives "handpicked" by Senate President Bukola Saraki at the congress in ...
Safety Net: Over 14,000 poor people receive N5,000 monthly in Kwara – Official
More than 14,000 beneficiaries in Kwara are receiving N5, 000 monthly under the federal government's household uplifting programme, also known as Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme. Aminah Yahaya, the head of the p...
NPFL: Kwara United beat MFM FC 3-1
Kwara United Football Club on Sunday defeated visiting Mountain of Fire Ministry (MFM) FC of Lagos 3-1 in a Match Day 22 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The News Agency of Nigeria (N...
Glamour as Omu-Aran installs Prime Minister
History was made in the ancient town of Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, on May 11, 2018 when Chief Olaniyi Jide Adebayo, was installed as the 6th Eesa. The four day coronation ceremony...

2018-05-20
Falana Disagrees With Police On Kwara Suspects' Transfer
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has disagreed on an order by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for the transfer of suspects arrested in Kwara State over allegations of murder and criminal conspirac...
Ozekhome Speak On Alleged Plot To Frame Saraki, Following Transfer Of Suspects
al Territory." A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Mike Ozekhome has reacted to the transfer of some criminal suspects from Ilorin to Abuja on the orders the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, which has sinc...
Saraki Commissions Classrooms In Kwara
The President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commissioned eight-block of classrooms at Mandate Junior Secondary School, Adeta, Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. Saraki had through the Universal Basic Educati...
Bolarinwa emerges APC factional chair in Kwara
Bashiru Omolaja Bolarinwa has been elected as the factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State. Bolarinwa was elected alongside other 34 executives unopposed. Speaking afte...
APC reacts to parallel congresses in Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, others
Spokesman for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi, has said the party will not recognize any parallel state congress, organised by any factional group of the party in the country. Abdullahi, s...
APC chieftain in Oke Ero charges religious leaders to pray for peace in Nigeria
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oke Ero local government area of Kwara State, Engineer Bankole Dare has appealed to Nigerian clerics particularly the Islamic scholars to use this period on Ramadan fa...
What Saraki said at APC congress in Kwara
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has boasted that he will teach Nigerians how the political game is played, saying "politics cannot be learnt overnight". Saraki stated this on Saturday, at the venue of the A...
Kwara APC Picks 35 State Executives Through Consensus
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kwara state yesterday returned 35 members of its state executive committee unopposed. The exercise which took place inside the state Banquet Hall was witnessed by Senate Presid...

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