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2019-01-17
APC cancels Buhari's presidential campaign rally in Kwara
The president, however, took his campaign to Kogi State as scheduled. President Muhammadu Buhari [Tolani Alli] President Muhammadu Buhari [Tolani Alli] President Muhammadu Buhari's presidential campaign rally s...
‘Federal might or not, Kwara is PDP’
Professor Suleiman Olanrewaju Abubakar, Director-General of Campaign Organisation of Abubakar Bukola Saraki, believes that nothing will upend the the political control of Kwara State by the senate president. The forme...
APC, group fault ban on street rallies in Kwara
A non-governmental organisation, Save Kwara Group, has called on the state Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, to rescind his decision to ban street rallies and processions in the state. Also, the state chapter o...
Plateau United fined, banished to Ilorin
The league organisers have slammed the Peace Boys with a hefty fine and other sanctions for the unruly behaviour of their fans Plateau United have been fined five million naira and have been banished to Ilori...
Kwara Sets Up Task Force On Political Violence
As APC says attack, threat to lives FOLLOWING repeated cases of political violence in the Ilorin metropolis ahead of coming general elections, the Kwara state government has set up a joint security task force to cu...

2019-01-16
APC crisis: Hand party flags to our candidates for Kwara elections – Balogun-Fulani faction tells Buhari, Oshiomhole
The Ishola Balogun-Fulani led faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and national leaders of the party to recognise its governorship candidate, Hon. Ka...
Kwara confirms cases of Lassa Fever, Yellow fever, Polio
The Kwara State Government has confirmed two cases of Lassa Fever infecting a husband and wife in the state. The government also confirmed an outbreak of circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus which claimed the ...
Former Kwara deputy speaker, others defect to APC
Thousands of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Kaiama, Kaiama local government area of Kwara state have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The defectors led by the former depu...
INEC meets Emir of Ilorin, speaks on political violence in Kwara
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, has expressed concern over the recent political violence in the state. Attahiru-Madami, who spoke at an interactive session with ...

2019-01-15
SPECIAL BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, ALHAJI ABDULFATAH AHMED, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY, 15, 2019
SPECIAL BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, ALHAJI ABDULFATAH AHMED, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY, 15, 2019 Dear Compatriots, I address you today on account of recent developments tha...
Kawu Baraje sues for peace among Ilorin sons and daughters after fracas
A PDP chieftain in Kwara State ,Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has called on the sons and daughters of Ilorin community and it's environs to shun all forms of political violence and come together for the continued peace an...
Dignitaries grace Dan-Iya's fidau in Ilorin
There was a large turnout of dignitaries at the Emir’s Palace, Ilorin yesterday as prayers were offered for the repose of the soul of the departed Dan Iya of Ilorin who was also the Daudu Agaka, Alhaji Ibrahim Kawu. ...
Olawepo-Hashim condemns violence in Kwara
As the 2019 general election approaches, People's Trust (PT) Presidential candidate Gbenga Olawepo- Hashim has condemned all forms of violence ahead of the election and urged political leaders in Kwara state to remain...
Attack: Women Protest Political Violence In Kwara
On the background of the recent orgy of political violence in some parts of Kwara state, women, community leaders and civil society organisations, on Monday, trooped out to the streets to call on law enforcement age...
Punish perpetrators of Ilorin mayhem, APC urges Police
The All Progressives Congress in Kwara State has called on the Police in the state to prosecute the perpetrators of the political violence that occurred on Sunday in Ilorin. The APC Senatorial candidate for Kwa...
INEC expresses concern over political violence in Kwara
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, has expressed concern over the recent political violence in the state. Attahiru-Madami, who spoke at an interactive sessio...
Kwara APC gov candidate accuses Senator's loyalists of mayhem
THE political tension in Kwara State ahead of the elections, yesterday, thickened as the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, claimed that political thugs working ...

2019-01-14
Tension in Ilorin as PDP, APC Supporters Clash
Members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the opposition all progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state clashed on Sunday in Ilorin metropolis. It was gathered that, some suspected political thugs ...
Kwara APC gov candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq escapes assassination
Kwara APC governorship candidate AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday escaped death by the whiskers as suspected thugs of the opposition party fired at a rally he was attending at Ode Alfa Nda area of the state capital....

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