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2018-07-17
Kwara restates commitment to raise education standard, funding
Kwara State government has said it is committed to improving standard of education through adequate funding. The state Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Bilikisu Oniyangi, spoke ye...
Kwara-Japan Students Exchange Programme underway, says Speaker, Ali Ahmad
Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad has disclosed that efforts are in top gear to facilitate Students Exchange Programme between the State and Japan. This, he noted, would expo...

2018-07-16
Saraki's Acquittal, Best Judicial Legacy Of Our Time - Makanjuola
The deputy chief of staff to the President of the Senate, Hon. Gbenga Makanjuola, yesterday said the nation's judicial system had set one of the best legacies with the discharge and acquittal of Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki,...
Saraki should tell where he belongs - APC
Senate President Bukola Saraki must tell the world whether he is still in APC or not, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, said this in a statement yesterday. Nabena said the declaratio...
Saraki tasks Fayemi to work
Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi on his victory. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said Fayemi should use his secon...
You lack decorum, Kwara APC chides National Officer
Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, to stay within the mandate of his new position, and stop his campaign of unin...
Kwara Spends N6.5bn on Water Scheme in Eight Years
The Kwara State Government said it had expended a total sum of over N6.5billion between 2009 and 2018 on water reticulation scheme for the residents of Ilorin metropolis and the other parts of the state. The gov...

2018-07-15
Saraki's dynasty became weak in 2011 - Issa-Onilu
A strategic public communications expert, who lost his bid to become a member of the Central Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress in the party's recent national convention, Alhaji Lanre Issa-Onilu, disc...
Opinion: How Saraki escaped 10 year ban, forfeiture of assets.By Yusuph Olaniyonu
Simon Kolawole, the founder of Cable Online newspaper is usually a jovial and jolly good fellow. He is capable of making jokes out of the most serious issues. As Editor of THISDAY where I also edited the Sunday...
Hand over Structure to rAPC, Face Mass Defection, Kwara PDP Tells NWC
The Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) saturday threatened to defect if the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) eventually handed over the chapter to the reformed All Progressives Congress(...
Kwara Sets Up Task Force On Tree Felling, Charcoal Production
Kwara state governor, Alh Abdulfatah Ahmed has set up a Task Force to curb illegal tree felling and charcoal production in the state. The secretary to the state government, Alh Isiaka Gold, who disclosed this i...
Kwara dynasty not a threat to my gov'ship ambition - Yaman
Why do you think you are the most qualified to govern Kwara State? I think Kwara State deserves a bailout. Itís a pity that the state that was created in 1967 as one of the pioneer states created by the mi...
Moji Makanjuola bags traditional title of Jakadiyan Lafiya of Uke in Nasarawa
The Emir of Uke in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Ahmed Abdullahi Hassan has conferred the traditional title of Jakadiyan Lafiya of Uke on former President of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Mrs Moji Makanj...

2018-07-14
Opinion : DR. ALI AHMAD: THE SPEAKING SPEAKER OF THE KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
Dr. Ali Ahmad is neither the first nor last born (to use the Nigerian parlance) of his parents. His Islamic Scholar Dad is blessed with intelligent and outstanding children. Among them are PhD holders, Medical ...
Owoseni: My Desire is to Rescue Osun from Foreigners
The race to Oke-Fia Government House, Osogbo, Osun State after the September 22, 2018 governorship election, thickens daily. The various aspirants continue to intensify their contacts and politicking so as to get the ...
We have lost confidence in your govt, Onaiyekan tells Buhari
The Archbishop of Abuja, Roman Catholic Church, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has said that Nigerian bishops have lost confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated that they were hopeful...
Premium Times Challenges, Kemi Adeosun to Go to Court
Publisher of the Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi Thursday in Ilorin challenged the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun to go to Court on the story that she allegedly forged her youth service exception certificate. H...
NHIS boss tasks HMOs on proper treatment of enrollees
Prof. Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has tasked the Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) on proper treatment of enrollees in the scheme for effective healthcare provision...
Offa Poly suspends SUG VP, other over cultism
The Management of Federal Polytechnic, Offa in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State on Friday said it had suspended two students of the institution, Tajudeen Selim and Temitope Omotosho, who were suspected to be ...
Tomato sellers blame lack of irrigation, others, for price increase in Kwara
Tomato sellers in Ilorin, Kwara, have said that lack of irrigation farming was one of the reasons for the increase in the price of the commodity in the state. The sellers, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (N...
EZE CHARGES KWARA UNITED TO RE-ENACT TEST GAMES RESULTS
Kwara United's Chidiebere Eze has challenged his teammates to reproduce their impressive performance against Osun United for the rest of their seasonís fixtures. The Harmony Warriors got a win and a draw from...
ABUBAKAR BALA TAKES POSITIVE FROM KWARA UNITED LOSS TO SHOOTING STARS
Kwara United head coach Abubakar Bala has taken positives from his side's latest 2-1 defeat at the hands of Shooting Stars in a friendly on Thursday. The Nigeria topflight side almost grabbed a win through St...
Buhari campaign organization office launched in Kwara
The President Muhammedu Buhari campaign office for the 2019 election was launched in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital yesterday. The former Deputy National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Is...

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