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2018-11-13
We Don't Want Drug Addicts Among Our Staff, Students - Unilorin VC Warns
Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has cautioned members of the university community against drug abuse and excessive alcohol consumption. Abdulkareem, made the...
1200 APC supporters defect to PDP in Kwara
About one thousand, two hundred supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of Oloje Like-Minds Youths Liberation Forum in Oloje Ward of Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State have defect...
Kwara By-Election: Governor Ahmed Assures Residents of Security
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturda...
Dermatophytes: Expert warns against children using local barbers
Dr Samuel Adefemi of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned against barbing children’s hair with local barbers to avoid contacting infectious diseases like dermatophytes. Adefemi stat...
By-election: Kwara PDP accuses APC of importing thugs
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, on Monday, alleged that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has started bringing in ammunition and political thugs from Lagos and Osun states in...
Kwara Govt Approves N5,000 Monthly Allowances for Corps's Members
? The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, yesterday approved the immediate payment of N5,000 monthly stipend for youth corpers serving in the state. Ahmed made this declaration in Yikpata in Edu ...
30 Kwara communities in darkness for 100 years
Not less than 30 communities in Aawe District of Asa Local Government Area in Kwara state are yet to have power supply, over 100 years after their creation, according to the Head of the District, Alhaji Oba Daudu-Sule...

2018-11-12
Ilorin Emirate: Tackling Youths Unemployment and Crime Control By Yusuf Lawal
The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), as the parent body of all socio-cultural groups, associations, unions and all forms of gatherings of Ilorin indigenes has continued to play its traditional ro...
Group Lauds Kwara Government for Improving IGR
For improving the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of Kwara State, a group known Elites Network for Sustainable Development ENetSuD, has showered praises on the state government. A statement issued by the coord...
23rd Coronation Anniversary: Gov. Ahmed Salutes Emir Of Ilorin
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has rejoiced with the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, on the celebration of his 23rd coronation anniversary as the 11th Emir of Ilorin. Governor Abdulfatah Ah...
Gombe Bulls, Kwara Falcons drag NBBF to Court
Gombe Bulls Basketball Club and Kwara Falcons Basketball Club have dragged the factional Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF Board led by Musa Kida to an Abuja High Court over its plan to organise an ‘abridged’ Premier ...
Female Presidential Candidate Mulls Unity Govt
The presidential candidate of the Mass Action Joint Alliance ( MAJA), Prof Funmilayo Adesanya-Davies, has announced plans to form a unity government if elected as Nigeria's president during next year's general election....
NGO cleans streets, markets in Ilorin
A non-governmental organisation, PickThatTrash, on Saturday went to some streets and markets in Ilorin, cleaning the environment and disposing of refuse in propagation of the culture of a clean and healthy environment....

2018-11-11
Kwara APC inaugurates campaign committee for Nov 17 bye-election
The Kwara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has inaugurated a campaign Committee for the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero and Isin federal constituency bye-election with a charge on them to do the needful to win i...
Are of Ogele describes Emir of Ilorin's 23 year tenure as peaceful, historic
A traditional ruler in Asa local government area of Kwara State, Alhaji Abubakir Ishola Akanbi Are has described the twenty three years on throne of the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari as peaceful, remarka...
Kwara Speaker congratulates Sulu Gambari on his 23rd year anniversary on throne
Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad has felicitated with the Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Sulu Gambari (CFR) as he marks the 23rd anniversary of his ascension to the throne of his forefathers...
VIO's raise the alarm over high cost of vehicle spare parts, accessories
An appeal has gone to the federal government to work towards reducing the high cost of vehicle spare parts in the country. The National Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO's)...
23 years anniversary of the Emir of Ilorin: Saliu Mustapha rejoices with the Emir, the people of the Emirate
The founder of an Ilorin based Non Governmental Organization, Saliu Mustapha Foundation, Mallam Saliu Mustapha has described the twenty years on the throne of the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari as peacefu...
2019 polls'll be credible - Kwara REC
The Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent, National Electoral Commission, Malam Garba Madami, has said that the 2019 general elections will be the best elections ever in Nigeria. He state...

2018-11-10
Edo, Kwara governors call for improved revenue generation to meet up new minimum wage
As Nigerians await a new minimum wage, Kwara State Governor, Abdufatah Ahmed has implored state governors to increase revenue generation in their respective states to meet up with the new minimum wage. The gove...
APC, PDP, 30 other parties for 2019 Kwara governorship poll
Three of the candidates female Group seeks proper child upbringing Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ON Friday released the names of 32 governorship candidates of different political parties for the ...
Suspect on wanted list caught committing another crime in Kwara
Kwara state police command has paraded a notorious and suspected crime kingpin in the Ilorin metropolis, Kale Bayero, together with four members of his gang. Bayero, who had been declared wanted by police ...
NDLEA seizes cannabis worth N250m in Kwara
The Kwara State Assistant Commander, Operations and Intelligence, Mr. Dandi Emmanuel, on Friday said that the state command had seized a lorry load of compressed Cannabis Sativa worth over N250m." He stated tha...

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