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2019-09-22
Why I'm determined to ensure Kwara people follow Kwara money - Akinsola
One of the controversial issues of governance in recent times has been that of abandoned projects and ignorance of communities about approved projects for their communities. In this interview, Community Champion, Ke...
Gov AbdulRazaq's promise for young entrepreneurs
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has promised to extend soft loans to businesses owned by youth entrepreneurs in the state. He also promised to consider young people for more appointments to serve in ...
Foundation empowers 500 women with interest-free loans in Kwara
A non-governmental organization in Kwara state, Gobir Organization Foundation, has flagged off the disbursement of interest-free loans to indigent women and widows in the area, in line with its laid down vision and miss...
Flood hits four Kwara LGAs
Four local government areas of Kwara State were on Wednesday night ravaged by flood, resulting from a downpour earlier in the evening. Our correspondent gathered that valuables worth millions of naira were de...
Kwara: AbdulRasaq's controversial list of commissioner-nominees. By Biodun Fagbemi
The delay in constituting the recently announced cabinet in Kwara State has been blamed on a rumoured Cold War between old factions of state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC). For about four months, Governor Ab...

2019-09-21
AbdulRazaq warns against sabotage as NNPC commissions Oke-Oyi Depot
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday said his administration would not tolerate sabotage of petroleum pipelines, calling on host communities of the newly commissioned Ilorin Depot to guide the nati...
Gobir's Foundation Empowers 500 Women With Interest-Free Loans In Kwara
A non-governmental organization in Kwara state, Gobir Organization Foundation, has flagged off the disbursement of interest-free loans to indigent women and widows in the area, in line with its laid down vision and mis...
Suspended council chairmen to know fate as KWHA committee submits report
The Kwara State House of Assembly investigating the accounts of the suspended Local Government chairmen, yesterday, submitted the report of its investigation. The 2018 Audit Reports of the Accounts ...
Kwara Deputy Gov Alabi hosts legendary Peter Rufai
The Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi has again stressed the need to use sports to eradicate poverty. Alabi stated this in Ilorin on Thursday while receiving former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Peter Rufai who is...
Alleged N421m Deduction: A'Court To Hear Suit Between Kwara, Pensioners
The court of appeal sitting in Ilorin, has fixed Monday to entertain the notice of appeal filed by the Kwara State government against the judgement restraining it from further deducting N421million monthly from the...
Kwara Speaker hails tribunal's judgment
The Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi has congratulated Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on his victory at the governorship election tribunal, stressing that it was an expected triumph....
Kwara commences hepatitis screening
The Kwara State Government on Friday commenced screening of hepatitis B and C, expected to cover the 16 Local Government Area of the state. Speaking on the sidelines of the screening, at the College of Educatio...
ICOHS in good stead, says IEDPU President
The Acting National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), Alh. Yahaya Ahmed, has thanked all the stakeholders of the Ilorin Comprehensive High School (ICOHS) for the prompt, and ...
Ex-NURTW boss, Yasin becomes Offa Bashorun-designate
Barely few days after leaving office as the President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Usman Najeemdeen Yasin has been bestowed with the title of Bashorun of Offa, Offa Local Government A...
Kwara Poly names and shames 8 students expelled for exam fraud
The Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, has expelled eight of its students for their involvement in examination malpractices, shaming them by publishing their names. Mr. Daramola Olayinka, the Principal Assistant ...
How Abdulrazaq shocked Kwara political bookmakers with 'strange' all-female first batch cabinet
During the 100 days anniversary breakfast meeting with journalists in Kwara State inside the expansive hall of Kwara hotels, Governor Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman among others drops the hint that the much-expected cabinet li...
OPINION: The return of authentic sports development. By Segun Odegbami
Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State of Nigeria, has returned to normalcy after the frenzy of two whole weeks of a festival of sports that many stakeholders have described as the best sports development programme to...
Rufai Takes Dodo Mayana Soccerthon Project To Kwara; Visits Nigeria Pillar of Sports.
Peter Rufai, a former Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain, arrived Ilorin Thursday for the Kwara leg of his pet project Dodo Mayana Soccerthon, Completesports.com reports. The project, accord...

2019-09-20
Tribunal judgment, triumph of truth over falsehood - Kwara Gov
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the tribunal judgment dismissing the PDPís certificate forgery allegations against him and upholding his election was a triumph of truth over falsehood and a sw...
Abdulrazaq Qualified to Run for Governor
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Ilorin has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in the March 9 Governorship election, Rasak Atunwa against governor Abd...
Flood wreaks havoc in Ilorin
Victims affected by flood after heavy rainfall in the Ilorin metropolis have lamented over destruction of their valuables worth millions of Naira. The downpour, which started on Wednesday evening around 5:00pm ...
Kwara governor condemns poor channelisation of Asa River
Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq of Kwara has condemned the channelisation of Asa River in Ilorin, saying it is narrow. The governor called on the Federal Government to order the contractor handling the channelisation...
NDLEA arrests seven drug barons in Kwara
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara state command on Thursday said it has arrested seven drugs barons in different parts of the state. The agency added that it also arrested 19 drug offenders....

2019-09-19
Residents of Kwara appeals to government to attend to a bad road
An appeal has gone to the Kwara state government and the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, to as matter of urgency attend to a very deep hole at Lafiaji road junction, GRA along Zone RS 8 headquarters of the FRSC in...
Kwara lawmakers task governor on Child Rights Law
Kwara State House of Assembly has urged Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq to set machinery in motion for the implementation of the state's Child Rights Law to ensure adequate protection of children in the state. Th...
Flood: NOA Warns Kwara, Edo, Kogi, Others
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians, especially those residing in flood prone areas, to urgently heed the recent warning of the Nigerian Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) about impending fl...
Kwara communities to benefit from 50 solar borehole projects
Some Kwara communities are expected to benefit from 50 motorised solar borehole projects to be financed by Abdulmumini Sanni Jawaondo foundation. Already three communities in Ilorin west local government are...
Kwara govt vow to enhance community
Kwara state government says it will continue to execute programme and policies that are geared towards making life better for the common man in the nooks and cranny of the state. The state Deputy governor , Mr Ka...
89 Disengaged staff of Kwara hotels beg Gov Abdulrazaq for reinstatement
The 89 staff disengaged from service in Kwara Hotels over two years ago have appealed to Governor Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman to reinstate them in order to reduce unemployment in the state. Their spokesman Mohammed...
Local contractors to fix Kwara schools, hospitals, says Governor
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said local communities will have the option of nominating trusted indigenous contractors to fix their schools and hospitals, while the government will fund the projects....
Kwara Govt. threatens to drag contractors handling Kishi-Kaiama to EFCC
Kwara State Government says it may drag contractors employed by the previous administration before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for not doing thorough jobs. Chief Press Secretary (CPS)...

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