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2021-01-22
FG, Kwara govt meet to resolve communal crisis
The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Kwara State government, have resolved to find solutions to a recent communal crisis between people of Wara-Oja community and Christian neighbours. It is recalle...
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PHYSICIANS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HOSPITALS ON MANAGEMENT PROTOCOLS FOR COVID-19 IN KWARA STATE
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PHYSICIANS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HOSPITALS ON MANAGEMENT PROTOCOLS FOR COVID-19 IN KWARA STATEThu ,January, 21 2021 In the wake of a second wave of Covid-19 in Nigeria, Kwara State inclusive, i...
Ilorin driver sentenced to jail over N2million credit alert
A 45-year-old driver, Adetunji Tunde Oluwasegun, has been sentenced to two-year imprisonment for fraudulently converting to personal use a sum N2 million that was erroneously transferred into his account. The Ilori...
COVID-19: NMA lauds Kwara govt on oxygen supply
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has commended the Kwara State Government for ensuring regular supply of supplemental oxygen to the Infection Diseases Hospital, Sobi in Ilorin. The NMA Chairman in the state,...

2021-01-21
'Yahoo-boy' bags one-year imprisonment in Ilorin
Justice Adenike Akinpelu of the Kwara State High Court on Wednesday convicted a 29-year-old internet fraudster, Ademola Adebukola alias “Holy Ghost” to one-year imprisonment on four counts of cheating and attempt to che...
Kwara Police Arrest Organiser Of Strip Party
Kwara state police have paraded one Akinsola Babatunde (a.k.a Mr White), a member of a gang that planned to organise a strip/naked party in Ilorin, the state capital. The state police commissioner, Mo...
Kwara Utd Pip Enyimba 1-0 In Rescheduled NPFL Match
Kwara United Wednesday defeated visiting Enyimba FC 1-0 to secure the maximum points in the rescheduled Match Day 2 of the ongoing 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League. Desperate to leave the drop zone, t...
Controversy Trails Sack of Kwara Teachers
The recent sack of 2,414 teachers under the ara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has continued to cause disaffection among stakeholders in theate. The sacked teachers were employed during the immedia...
Kwara Police Parade Two over Abduction of Four Turkish Nationals
Operatives of the Kwara State Police Command yesterday paraded two Fulani herdsmen over their alleged involvement in the 2019 abduction of four Turkish nationals in Gbugbu village in Edu Local Government Area of the s...

2021-01-20
Kwara united ready for NPFL favourite Enyimba - Biffo
Coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side Kwara united Abdullahi Biffo has stated that the Ilorin based club are ready for the challenge against Enyimba ahead of today's rescheduled NPFL matchday 2 fixture in I...
Kwara supports 2300 victims of Ilorin rainstorm
Kwara State Government will on Wednesday begin the disbursement of funds to 2,300 victims of recent rainstorm in Ilorin, the state capital. "His Excellency Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq recently set up a committ...
"Unlike APC, Saraki operated democratic, inclusive govt as Kwara Gov"
A group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara PDP Youth Alliance has warned Chief Iyiola Oyedepo not to compare the "divisive government" of Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq with that of the former senate President Dr ...
Kwara Beach Soccer Association partners ABSU on women develolment programmes
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Oyo undermining completion of Ibadan-Ilorin Road construction, says FG
The Federal Government has flayed Oyo State for the approval of illegal mining and construction on the Ibadan-Ilorin Section 2 of Oyo-Ogbomoso Road project. Speaking during the inspection of the 56 km green fi...
Kwara basketball honours Onishola with posthumous Merit award
The Kwara basketball fraternity has recognised the contributions of late Steve Onishola to the game, with a posthumous Merit Award, as well as a championship, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports from Ilorin. ...
Bolarinwa shouldn't head Kwara APC caretaker committee twice - Olusona, spokesperson for group loyal to governor Abdulrazaq
The spokesperson for the Elders Caucus of the Kwara State All Progressives Congress loyal to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Revd Olubunmi Olusona, tells Tunde Oyekola why the APC chairman in the state, Bashir Bolarinw...
Kwara 2023: How AbdulRazaq's second term quest reopened old wounds in APC
THE political battle between Governor Abdul Rahman AbdulRazaq and members of the opposition within the same ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State, did not start today. In other words its not a crisis tha...

2021-01-19
UNILORIN researchers recommend pineapple in COVID-19 management
By NAN A team of researchers at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) have established the capacity of Bromelain derivable from pineapple fruits in the management of COVID-19 cases. According to the Univers...
Kwara Utd Coach Abdullahi Biffo praises officiating in NPFL
Kwara United boss Abdullahi Biffo says he is satisfied with the level officiating so far in the NPFL. After match week 5 in the league, Kwara United have the third best record away record among teams that ha...
We'll Resolve Kwara APC Crisis - Gov Bello
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has said stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will resolve the crisis bedevilling the Kwara State chapter of the party. Speaking with newsmen on ...
Speaker, 28 other lawmakers back Kwara APC Chair removal
As the crisis in Kwara State All Progressives Congress, APC, deepens, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, 21 other lawmakers and seven of the nine members of the National Assembly, NASS, from the state backed th...
In spite of strides made, Kwara governor AbdulRazaq faces internal opposition
Two basic issues are currently tearing Kwara State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) apart. They are the desire by Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak to change the style of governance for the better, on one side,...
Students with no face mask turned back from Ilorin schools
Schools in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, on Monday turned back their students who were not wearing face masks. The PUNCH Correspondent observed that though the students' population was low on the first day of resu...

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