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2018-02-20
Medical doctor remanded in prison over N25m equipment theft
A medical practitioner in Kwara State, Dr. Ayodele Joseph, was, yesterday, ordered by Magistrate O. A. Adeniyi of Ilorin Magistrateís Court to be remanded in Oke-Kura Maximum Prison, Ilorin, for allegedly stealing medical...
Kwara Records 90% Coverage Of Yellow Fever - Official
The Kwara Government says it has immunised about 90 per cent of the targeted population for the Yellow fever vaccination in the state in the just concluded programme. Dr Abimbola Folorunsho, the Executive Secretary, ...
Kwara FRSC honours officers, stakeholders
As part of activities marking the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the Kwara Sector Command has honoured some of its officers and stakeholders with awards of excellence. ...
Kogi indigenes confers Award on Kwara Deputy Speaker
...as he dedicates award to the Speaker The National Association of Kogi Youths, Kwara State Chapter yesterday bestowed an award on the Deputy Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Mathew Okedare ...

2018-02-19
List of Newly Appointed Chairmen and Members Boards of Kwara Boards
S/N Name of Board/Parastatal Names of member Designation Kwara State Pension Board Kayode Yusuf Chairman Mohammed A AbdulKadir Member Lamidi O. Alabi...
Insecurity: FG committed to safety of lives, property - Saraki
The Senate President, Doctor Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians that the Federal government is committed to security of lives and property in every part of the country. He said the legislature would continue to co...
Why fuel scarcity will persist, by IPMAN
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said that scarcity of fuel would persist unless government breaks the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)'s monopoly of importation and dis...
Immigration officers' wives share Val Day with babies
In commemoration of Valentine Day, members of the Kwara State Chapter of Immigration Officers' Wives Association were at the state Children Reception Centre, Ilorin to share the moment with kids at the centre. AHMED 'LATE...
Saraki Invites 7-Year Old Emmaneulla to the Senate; Says Her Story is an Inspiration
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, stated that Popular Nigerian comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella, who is set to feature in a Disney Hollywood film, is an inspiration to ...
Saudi Govt threatens to shutdown visa website by May for 2018 intending pilgrims
The Saudi Arabian Government has warned that it will shutdown its visa website in the first week of May this year to all intending pilgrims for this year's pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia to allow for a successful planning an...
KWSG reiterates commitment to the success of Health Insurance Scheme
The Kwara State Government has embarked on aggressive roll out plans to ensure that more successes are recorded in the Health Insurance Scheme in the state. The Project Coordinator, PharmAccess Foundation in the state, Do...
Intending pilgrims cautioned against paying hajj fare to fraudsters
The Kwara State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board , Ilorin has cautioned intending pilgrims to this years pilgrimage from the state not to pay cash to anybody as hajj fare or deal with any person outside the officials of th...
Foundation to carry out free eye surgery for 250 kwarans in March
An Ilorin-based Non Governmental Organisation, Mohammed Ajia Ibrahim (MAI) Foundation has fixed the third of March, this year to conduct free eye treatment for residents of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. About 2...
Constitution Review: Saraki Expresses Excitement, Praises State House of Assemblies
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, took his social media accounts to express his excitement that 25 out of 36 states had voted on the Constitution Review amendments that were passed by the Nat...
Extend NHIS to cover infertility problems - UITH chief
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Professor Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has advocated that the nationís National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) should capture persons facing medical...
Nigeria League: Nasarawa, Kwara United Play Six-Goal Thriller In Lafia
It was goals galore in the Nigeria Professional Football League Match Day 9 duel between Nasarawa United and Kwara United on Sunday at the Lafia Township Stadium. The game which ended in dramatic fashion produced s...
Armed men invade Kwara community, kill three vigilantes
The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lawan Ado, has said that some hoodlums, numbering about 20, armed with guns and other dangerous weapons, have invaded Nuhu village through Kaiama, in Kaiama Local Government of ...

2018-02-18
Gov Ahmed, Speaker, others bid ex-Kwara CJ farewell
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed; Speaker, Dr Ali Ahmad; State Chief Judge, Justice Sulyman Durosinlohun Kawu; former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami; retired Grand Kadi of Kwara Sta...
Saraki Mourns Death of 21 Bauchi Students, 3 Teachers, Driver
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has expressed deep grief over the untimely death of 21 students of Government Secondary School Misau, Bauchi State. The accident also claimed three teachers and a drive...
Atunwa gives free UTME slots to constituents
In his effort to ensure every youths have access to tertiary education in courses of their choices, the lawmaker representing Asa/Ilorin West Federal Constituency has given 330 UTME/JAMB slots to less privilege candidates...
Ex-guber aspirant splashes Ilorin Youths with N.5m gifts
A former Governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State in the 2015 general election, Alhaji Hakeem Lawal, has donated empowerment items worth N500,000 to Ilorin Emirate Youths ...
Senator donates N4m materials to Ilorin Emirate Youths
The Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has handed over materials N4million to the leadership of the Ilorin Emirate Youths Development Association (IEYD...
Why scholarships are difficult to get now - Unilorin registrar
How would you describe life as a young boy from a poor family? The journey of my life is quite interesting. I grew up like any other person in Kabbah. My father was not educated; he was a farmer while my mother was a...
LMC hammers Sunshine, bans Kwara, Katsina officials
The League Management Company has imposed a deduction of three points on Sunshine Stars for continued fans violence during Nigeria Professional Football League matches. Meanwhile, the league has banned some officia...

2018-02-17
Gov's aide donate computers to school in Kwara
NO fewer than four set of computer have been donated to Ansarul Islam Secondary School, Ikotun-Ile in the Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State by the Special Assistant to the State Governor on Revenue Matters, Mr Abd...
Retired judge charges public servants to farm
A retired judge in Kwara state, Lambo Akanbi has advised public servants not to wait till retirement age before venturing into agriculture. Justice Akanbi said the time is now for current public servants to start a...
We don't pay workers in cash - Government
The state government said all categories of workers in the state are paid through electronic means. The Kwara State government has denied claims by a group that workers in the State Ministries, Departments and Agen...
Police arrest killers of SARS operative in Kwara
Men of the police command in Kwara State have arrested some suspected kidnappers and cattle rustlers who killed an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Machi Yusuf in the state. While parading the sus...
President Buhari not doing enough to help Fulani herdsmen - Miyetti Allah
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Kwara State has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to help Fulani herdsmen in the country. The union also canvassed for the release of the Games Rese...
Police Parade 45 Suspected Criminals in Kwara
No fewer than 45 suspected criminals that have been terrorising Kwara State in the last two months have been arrested by the state police command. Parading the suspected criminals in Ilorin on Friday before journal...
Police arrest six-man gang of kidnappers, cattle rustlers with 233 cows in Kwara
KWARA State Police Command has paraded a six-man gang of kidnapers and cattle rustlers who allegedly stole a total number of 233 cows from the state and escaped to neighbouring Niger State. Speaking with journ...

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