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FG urged to fast-track Ilorin-Saadu-Jebba highway rehabilitation - 2018-10-14
The Federal Government has been urged to expedient action on the rehabilitation work going on along Eyekonrin/Oko-Olowo axis of Ilorin-Saadu-Jebba express way. This was contained in a statement issued in Ilorin...

APC names Lanre Issa-Onilu, new spokesperson - 2018-10-13
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC, now has a new National Publicity Secretary. He is Mr Lanre Issa Onilu. Saturday Vanguard gathered that the decision to appoint Mr Onilu was taking after a series of mee...

NATIONAL CASH TRANSFER OFFICE TRAINS FACILITATORS IN KWARA ON SAVING CULTURE - 2018-10-14
The National Conditional Cash Transfer Office on Friday commenced a three-day training for its facilitators on ways to ensure savings and group mobilisation among the beneficiaries of the programme in Kwara. ...

Ex-US Ambassador To Grace Unilorin Convocation Lecture - 2018-10-16
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr William Symington, will deliver the 2018 Convocation Lecture of the University of Ilorin on Oct. 22. NIGERIA NEWS gathered this from a statement issued by the Unive...

Court Sentences Thief To 10 Strokes Of Cane - 2018-10-13
A 20 - year-old man, Abubakar Mohammed, of Dangote area, Asa-Dam, Ilorin, Kwara State has been sentenced to 10 strokes of the cane for stealing motor spare parts. An Ilorin Magistrates' Court convicted the 20-ye...

Another Set Of LG Pensioners Receive Gratuity In Kwara - 2018-10-12
One hundred Kwara State Local Government pensioners on Wednesday received their gratuity at the Local Government Pension Board, Ilorin. Presenting the cheques, the Chairman Local Government Pension Board, who dou...

Kwara APC alleges imposition of candidate in governorship primaries - 2018-10-08
SOME political groups in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, Kwara Elders Unity Forum (KEUF) and Kwara Rescue Movement, have accused national secretariat of the party of allegedly anointing one of the clea...

STATEMENT BY IS'HAQ MODIBBO KAWU ON THE KWARA APC GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES - 2018-10-10
After the troubling silence of the previous couple of days, the APC Electoral team and the party leadership have finally announced Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq winner of the governorship primaries in Kwara state. We accept ...

Protest over Kwara APC gov'ship contest - 2018-10-12
Supporters of Alhaji Shuaibu Yaman Abdullahi, one of the governorship aspirants of the APC in Kwara State, yesterday, staged a protest in Ilorin on the grounds that the outcome of the gubernatorial primary election conduc...

Saraki may emerge PDP Kwara Central senatorial candidate - Shittu - 2018-10-08
The Kwara State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Kola Shittu, on Sunday, said it was possible for the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to emerge the Kwara Central senatorial candidate of the party....

Kwara gov'ship crisis: I wonít defect from APC - Mustapha - 2018-10-11
Despite the controversies that characterised the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Kwara state, one of the front line aspirants, Alhaji Lukman Mustapha, says he wonít defect from the part...

Kwara PDP Blasts APC over Comments on Saraki - 2018-10-11
The Kwara State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wednesday, blasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) over what it described as the party's latest reckless and undesirable comments on the Senate President, ...

KWARA APC PRIMARIES FALLOUT - 2018-10-10
It is a testy time for the APC leadership in Kwara State. The handling of the election of the party's candidates for the 2019 elections has been controversial. * The guber primary has produced Alh. Abdulrahman ...

CCT: FG disburses N2bn to indigent people in Kwara - 2018-10-11
Federal Government says it has disbursed about N2 billion to more than 14, 000 poor people in Kwara since 2016 under its National Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. Hajia Aminah Yahaya, the Unit Head of the programme in ...

Teachers applaud planned recruitment in Kwara - 2018-10-09
Teachers applaud planned recruitment in Kwara Primary and secondary school teachers in Kwara State have called on the state government to go ahead with implementation of its planned recruitment of 1,888 teachers, sayi...

Kwara APC youths frown at conduct of primaries - 2018-10-11
A youth group in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kwara state, under the aegis of the Concerned Youth Stakeholders of the APC, has condemned the conduct of the just-concluded party's primaries in the state, saying tha...

Union honours 25 new professors in Kwara, tasks them on community development - 2018-10-08
The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union on Sunday in Ilorin honoured 25 new Professors from various universities in the country, who are indigenes of the llorin Emirate in Kwara. The News Agency of Nig...

Rector lauds NCAA's re-certification of Ilorin aviation college - 2018-10-09
Mr Benedict Adeyelika, Rector, International Aviation College, Ilorin in Kwara, has lauded the recertification of the college's Approved Training Organisation (ATO) by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The New...

My father used to be a boxer - Mustapha Akanbi's son - 2014-07-21
Prof. Mohammed Akanbi is a son of the pioneer Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, Justice Mustapha Akanbi. He talks about his father’s life and times with SUCCESS ...

Three declare interest in Kwara gov seat - 2018-09-03
Three aspirants have declared their intention to pick the tickets of their parties for the Kwara State governorship election. The aspirants are a former Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Alhaji Saka Isau...

Population explosion in Kwara: The pros and cons - 2012-07-11
Going by the population census of November, 1991, Kwara has over 1,548,412 and by the March 2006 population estimate; Kwara has a population figure of 2,371,089. As at then, commercial activities was so low to the e...

KW-IRS Hosts the Most Beautiful Girl in Kwara State - 2016-11-18
The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) headed by the Executive Chairman, Dr. Muritala Awodun on 10 November 2016 played host to the team of The Most Beautiful Girl in Kwara State (MBGK) at the Revenue House....

Saraki Vs IGP: Kwara judiciary steps in, wants suspects returned to Ilorin - 2018-05-18
Saraki says Police IG Idris plotting to 'frame' him Police reply Saraki, warn him against jeopardising murder investigations Saraki Vs IGP Idris: Kwara police, Force HQ contradict each other on murder 'victims'...

Forgo Battery to Establish Plant in Kwara - 2012-11-29
FORGO Battery Company Limited has said that it will soon establish a battery manufacturing plant in Nigeria, its Managing Director, Mr Joseph Offorjama, has disclosed. ...

Unilorin: Sheikh Adam Al-Ilory International Conference Starts - 2012-08-24
An international conference themed "The Life and Works of Shaykh Adam Abdullahi Al-Ilory" started today, Friday, at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. The keynote addresses of the conference will be ...

Ilorin stands still for first grand durbar - 2018-08-22
Ilorin city of Kwara State yesterday came to a standstill as the first grand durbar was held in the state. The ceremony which commenced officially around noon from the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari's...

Moro communities decry marginalisation - 2017-06-09
Indigenes and communities in Moro Local Government Areas of Kwara State under the aegis of Moro Concerned Elders Movement (MCEM) have appealed to the state government to operate a uniform law that will treat and see Moro ...

2019: I won't dump PDP for defectors- Kwara guber aspirant - 2018-07-30
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim Ajia, has said that he remains committed to the principles and ideals of the p...

Early rains: NiMet warns farmers against planting - 2018-02-21
Following the rains being experienced in and around the central states on Sunday and Monday night, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, has warned farmers against early planting. The News Agency of Nigeria reports tha...

Sobi Hill: Place of convergence for different faiths - 2013-09-08
Sobi Hill is one of the interesting places in Kwara State. SUCCESS NWOGU, who visited the hill, writes on its geographical importance and people’s belief that it is a place where prayers are a...

UNILORIN opens portal for JUPEB registration - 2017-06-24
Registration has begun for the first UNILORIN Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) programme. The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is a national examination body ap...

APC ex-spokesman, Bolaji Abdullahi to run for Kwara governor - 2018-08-24
The immediate past National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, has joined the governorship race in Kwara State. He will run under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP...

KWHA to Investigate Kwara Hotels alleged mismanagement - 2016-10-16
The Kwara State House of Assembly has directed its joint Committees on Public Accounts/Finance and Appropriation/Commerce, Industry and Cooperative to investigate the alleged mismanagement leading to non payment of salari...

Why APC will beat PDP in Kwara - Saraki's kinsman, Aiyelabegan - 2018-09-06
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Alhaji Umar Aiyelabegan, on Wednesday declared that the party would sweep the polls during the 2019 general elections. Aiyelabegan told newsmen in Il...

Kwara bans sale, consumption of alcohol - 2018-03-14
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed a bill prohibiting production, sale, and consumption of alcohol in certain areas. Ahmed gave his assent to the Ilorin Township (Prohibition Against the Production...

Buhari, Saraki, others for centenary honouring Markaz founder, El-Ilory - 2018-03-21
President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Hon. Justice M. A. Belgore, among others, are expected at the week-long centenary celebrations of the life, times and works of Sheik Adam Abdullahi El-Ilory...

FG Takes Over Kishi Kaiama, Share-Pategi-Jebba Roads in Kwara - 2017-05-15
The Federal Government has taken over the funding of the construction of Kishi-Kaiama road and dualization of Michael Imodu- Ganmo road in Ilorin from the state government. It has also awarded the constructio...

Contenders shape up for Kwara guber race - 2018-09-01
Pushed by renewed political awareness of the people and quest for the state's political 'liberation' and development, aspirants to the governorship seat in Kwara are jostling to weigh their popularity, acceptance and ...

OPINION: Idiagbon: His Life, His Times Till he died last week. By Ayodele Ojo - 1999-03-29
As sympathisers left the 4, Aderemi Adeleye residence of General Tunde Idiagbon after his interment last Thursday, many of them were overheard wondering what killed the fiery soldier. Could he have died fro...

I have no anointed candidate for Kwara governorship - Saraki - 2018-08-24
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has told his supporters in Kwara State that he does not have anointed candidates among those vying for various elective posts, including governorship in 2019 elections. He...

Abaji Nupe community marks cultural day - 2014-01-07
The indigenous Nupe community in Abaji Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday celebrated their cultural day which featured cultural dances,songs, colourful display of horse riding as well as ...

Kwara State to Acquire 3 Armoured Tanks for N270m - 2013-05-17
The Kwara State Government, North Central Nigeria has ordered for three Armoured Personnel Tanks worth N270m. This is part of the government’s efforts to ensure the safety of life and ...

Mrs. Toyin Saraki Receives Rotary Club Award of Excellence - 2016-04-12
In recognition of over a decade of dedicated humanitarian service in Kwara state, Nigeria and beyond, the Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, H.E. Mrs. Toyin Saraki, received the Rotary Club of Ilorin...

Lecture Notes not Sufficient for Academic Excellence - Unilorin's Best in Two Years - 2013-01-03
It is an established fact that success is not hereditary, while failure is not genetic. In this regard Rising stars has been in search of hidden factors of academic success from those who had attained it through the r...

UNILORIN Best graduating engineering student dies 4UNILORIN Best graduating Electrical engineering student dies 4 days to her convocation - 2017-10-17
NAIJ.com gathered that one of the best graduating students of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), identified as Taofeeqah Oloriegbe, died four days to her convocation. According to reports, late Taofeeqah was in ...

Plat Technologies and Iqra Books Host Lecture on Tunde Idiagbon - 2012-04-28
Plat Technologies Limted and Iqra Books Nigeria Limited will tomorrow (Sunday) host their Iqra Leadership Discussion Series on The Labour of Our Heroes Past focusing on Late General Tunde Idiagbon's Life and Leadership ...

CAILS Ilorin Advertises Application Form - 2017-07-14
The Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies has announced her 2017/2018 application form. This is contained in a statement from the College signed by her Registrar. Interested applicant may visit the ...

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