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2019-11-21
Kwara governor urged to pay salary arrears
Teachers under the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) yesterday urged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to pay their four months' salary arrears. The teachers, who converged on the Asa Dam secretar...
Kwara United to face Offa FC as Omoluabi praises Governor Abdulrahman
Kwara United will on Thursday morning, November 21, face selected Offa FC side in a friendly match at the Oloffa Township stadium by 8am. The Harmony Boys have been in the ancient town of Offa since Monday where ...
Lawyer writes CJN, says appointment of five Kwara High Court judges in order
A legal practitioner, Taofiq Olateju has asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed to disregard a petition calling for the rejection of five nominees recommended for appointment as new High Court ...
Shortlisted Kwara High Court judge candidates competent - NBA
Concerned members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Kwara state have said that recent shortlisted 10 candidates for appointment as high court judges in the state followed due process as against opposition in some...
Court jails 2 internet fraudsters in Ilorin
A Kwara High Court, sitting in Ilorin, on Wednesday, sentenced two persons, Emezue Joseph and Ibrahim Omotowo, to six months imprisonment for internet fraud and other related offences. Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar ...
NDE trains 50 youths in agriculture in Kwara
The National Directorate of Employment has trained 50 youths in Kwara State in sustainable farming meant to retain them in rural areas of the state. The state coordinator of NDE, Mr Gabriel Adeyemo, said the youths...

2019-11-20
Gov Abdulrasaq Gives Kwara United New Bus
Ahead of the new Nigeria National Football League season, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has given a new coaster bus to the Kwara United FC so as to ease their transportation across the length and b...
Five jailed for internet fraud in Kwara
Two Kwara State High Courts sitting in Ilorin, on Tuesday, sentenced five persons to six months' imprisonment each for committing Internet fraud and other fraud-related offences. The convicts are Olamide Ijis...
Kwara Governor mourns as varsity loses lecturer, student in auto crash
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday commiserated with the families of one lecturer and a student of the Kwara State University (KWASU) who died in an auto crash Monday evening. The accident i...
SON intercepts 200 cartons of substandard cooking products in Kwara
THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has seized over 170 cartons of substandard stainless cooking wares and 30 cartons of electric blenders in Kwara State. Speaking after the operation in Ilorin, the org...

2019-11-19
Court remands fake corps member in Ilorin
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Ahmed Ibrahim, gave the order after the defendant pleaded not guilty to criminal trespass and forgery. A Chief Magistrates' Court in Ilorin, on Monday, ordered that an applicant, Osaghae ...
Kwara NURTW rejects imposition of executive members
Members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Kwara state have appealed to the national leadership of the union to jettison alleged plan to impose executive members on the state chapter of the unio...
Kwara Government says no to religious crisis
The Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi says the present administration will not give room for evil machinations to cause religious crisis in the state. Mr Alabi stated this at the inauguration and i...
Kwara civil service, firefighters get 27 operational vehicles
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday presented 27 new operational vehicles to the state civil service, including the State Fire Service, saying the gesture was to strengthen efficient service delivery a...
'Yahoo boy' pleads guilty to fraud
The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) on Monday, November 18, 2019, arraigned one Olamide Ijisesan before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court, Ilorin on a one c...
Kwara COED Ilorin Releases Admission List
The Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin has released the 1st batch of the 2019/2020 admission list. Visit the college's website for more details. The c...

2019-11-18
We will bequeath a better Kwara, says AbdulRazaq
Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said his administration will leave the state better than it met it. He therefore urged private investors and philanthropists to join hands with his administra...
"O To Ge": Rep remembers five deceased Kwara APC members
The member representing Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Raheem Olawuyi, says his election victory has caused a new culture of good governance across the length and bread...
Kwara upgrades NYSC hostels
Hostels of the National Youths Service Corps camp in Kwara State have been renovated. The renovation came five months after Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq visited the camp and described the facilities as not fit for hu...
SON Arrests Sub-Standard Stainless Cooking Wares Syndicate In Ilorin
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has apprehended a syndicate of three Egyptians specialised in the importation and distribution of substandard stainless cooking wares and electric blenders in Ilorin, Kwara Stat...

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