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2018-02-13
School feeding programme, other factors boosting enrolment across Southern Nigeria - Survey
The Home Grown Feeding Programme is boosting school enrolment across the country, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, has revealed. Stakeholders interviewed in the southern part of the country said the pro...
Oyeleke: Recall Process Responsibility Of INEC HQ-Official
Jacob Ayanda, the Head of Publicity and Voters Education at the Independent Electoral Commission in Kwara, says the recall process of any elected representative is the sole responsibility of the commission's national head...
250 to get MAI foundation free eye test in Kwara
Two hundred and fifty residents of Kwara State will soon benefit from a free eye treatment and eye surgery programme courtesy of Mohammed Ajia Ibrahim (MAI) Foundation. The Founder of the foundation, Mallam Mohamm...
Emir of Ilorin mourns Ex-IEDPU National President
The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Traditional Council, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has expressed shock over the death of a former National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressives Union, (I...
IVTEC: Gov. Ahmed approves Seventy Percent Scholarship for Kwarans
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved seventy per cent scholarship for indigenes of the State at the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo, as the institut...
Breast cancer- Governor's wife advocates self examination
Wife of the Kwara state Governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has women to adopt monthly breast self-examination as a precautionary measure against breast Cancer. Ahmed made the call on Monday while addressing students on a...
Kwara House Of Reps Members Demand Disqualification Of CCT Chairman
Kwara state lawmakers in the House of Representatives have advised the attorney general of the federation to disqualify the code of conduct tribunal Chairman Danladi Umar from presiding over the corruption case against se...
Kwara Governor promises completion of Kulende-UITH-Oke-Ose road
Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured residents that the ongoing dualisation of the 9km Kulende-UITH-Oke-Ose road in Ilorin will be completed by October 2018. Ahmed, who spoke on Monday, February 12, 20...
Kwara lawmakers probe January partial pay to workers
The Kwara State House of Assembly Monday started a probe into why local government workers did not get full pay this January. Speaker Ali Ahmad said the house would be interested in every detail, which according to h...
Grazing cattle destroy Unilorin's multi-million naira research farms
Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has decried the destruction of the university’s multi-million naira research and training farms by cattle illegally grazing on the campus and poisoning t...
Supporters of Kwara APC stalwarts welcome move to PDP
Some members of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kwara have lauded the decision of some stalwarts to quit the party, saying they may join to them move to another party. Mr Sunday Fasanmi, the spokesperson of the APC stal...
A rally against abortion in Kwara
A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Women who Care, under the aegis of Children Evangelism Ministry, has staged an anti-abortion rally in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. During the rally, speakers called abortion...

2018-02-12
Kwara State to offset backlog of salaries
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed says the state government is collaborating with the sixteen local government councils to source four billion naira to offset outstanding local government salaries before t...
Kwara United Beat Katsina United To Move Up One Step
Kwara United Football Club of Ilorin on Sunday defeated visiting Katsina United 2-1 in a Match Day 8 fixture of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the match wa...
PDP chieftains task members in Kwara on unity, dedication
Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara have called on members of the party in the state to be united and dedicated for the party to emerge victorious in 2019 elections. The chieftains made t...
PDP members defect to APC in Kwara
Over 100 members and supporters of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State. They were received at Agbonda, Ajase Ward II of Ire...
Erinfolami seeks to consolidate on Kwara Falcons’ recent successes with continental outing
Kwara Falcons' new coach Lateef Erinfolami says he wants to consolidate on the club's recent successes by ensuring they play on the continent as soon as possible. Kwara Falcons' new coach Lateef Erinfolami says he ...
Traditional rulers have great roles to play in curbing security challenges -IEDPU boss
The National President of Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressives Union (IEDPU) Ambassador Sheik Uthman AbdulAzeez says the traditional institution has a great role to play in reducing security challenges in any society....
Entrepreneur advocates use of Ankara materials for school uniforms
A concerned Nigerian and President , Africa Grassroots Women Empowerment Foundation, Igbeti in Oyo State, Mrs Ramatu Gbadamosi has called on all tiers of Government and private school Proprietors to make use of Ankara mat...
NLC Boss calls on Govt to declare state of emergency in education sector
A Member of the National Executive Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Vice President, Industrial Global Union, Comrade Issa Aremu has called on the Federal and State Governments to declare a state of...
Split Diamond Underpass: Ahmed's innovation for a fast growing city?. By AHMED 'LATEEF?
AHMED 'LATEEF, in this report, takes a cursory look at the rationale behind the ongoing Diamond Split Underpass in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital and the journey so far. Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State is argua...

2018-02-11
Kwara group hails Tinubu's reconciliation committee
A group under the auspices of Harmony Progressive Forum (HPF) has hailed the establishment of the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu reconciliation committee. The forum is a coalition of ex-Congress for Progressives Change ...

2018-02-10
Kwara LG workers, pensioners got full January salary - ALGON Chairman
Chairman of the Kwara State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Mr Joshua Olatunji Omokanye has said that staff and pensioners of the 16 local councils in the State received full salary for the...
Kwara CP warns residents over Ganmo monarch's death rumour
The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ado Lawan, has warned residents of Kwara State against peddling of false information. The command's Police Public Relations Officer, Mr.Ajayi Okasanmi, told our correspon...

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