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Kwara assembly probes 'transfer of state property to Saraki' - 2019-07-17
The Kwara state house of assembly has commenced investigation into the alleged transfer of the ownership of a four-bedroom chalet to Bukola Saraki, former senate president. The house, on Tuesday, directed its c...

Row over upgrade of Kwara monarch - 2019-07-16
The upgrade of Olugana of Ganmo, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State by former Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has ruffled some nests in the community. The new Oluganna is Alhaji Abdullahi Kolawole Atanda....

OPINION: Clear and Present Danger. (The Ilorin Okada rider menace.) By Olatunji Moronfoye - 2019-07-16
Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, residents of Ilorin city and Kwara state as a whole. I know people who drive their cars or walk on the sidewalks will read my piece on the commercial motorcycle operators, (AKA Okada) m...

KWASU VC Tussle: Kwara Assembly Seeks Suspension of Governing Council - 2019-07-17
The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to suspend the governing council of the State University (KWASU) to enable him constitute a visitation panel to investigate the alleged...

OPINION: Kwara: It's time to excel at fairness! By Abdulrazaq Magaji - 2019-07-16
Things are beginning to look up for Kwara state. The people of the state, veterans of veiled and open condemnation of their unfeeling leaders are beginning to see things differently. Change is here and the hope of a reb...

Unilorin to partner US firm on renewable energy solution - 2019-07-17
The University of Ilorin has expressed readiness to partner with a US based company, Venturi Renewable Energy, to enable the institution migrate from diesel/petrol based generators to Venturi wind based renewab...

EFCC tracks Kwara's N370M to UK... - 2019-07-11
The Zonal head of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)in Ilorin,Kwara state capital Mr Isyaku Sharu has said that the commission was tracking N370M money of the state government,converted to pounds sterling tha...

EFCC arraigns lawyer in Kwara state over fraud - 2019-07-13
- The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a legal practitioner identified as Barrister Akeem Jimoh -The commission arraigned Barrister Jimoh before a Kwara state ...

Gov. Abdulrazaq bemoans state of education in Kwara - 2019-07-15
A statement issued in Ilorin on Monday by Rafiu Ajakaye, the governor's Chief Press Secretary, said Abdulrazaq spoke at Thomas Adewumi International College (TAICO), Oko, in Irepodun Local Government Area of the ...

Kwara: AbdulRazaq Strives To Revive Education - 2019-07-14
In this report, Abdullahi Olesin analyses efforts by the new administration of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to revamp Kwara state's moribund education sector The fact that Kwara state government failed to a...

Kwara Assembly urges Governor to suspend KWASU Governing Council, 16 Councils' DPMs, Treasurers - 2019-07-10
The Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the State Governor Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to suspend the Governing Council of the state owned University, Malete and constitute visitation panel to investigate non adhe...

WAEC authenticates Kwara Governor's result - 2019-07-12
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Thursday officially confirmed that Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq sat its secondary school leaving examination in 1976 at the Government College Kaduna. ...

No University of Ilorin student died during CBT exams- management - 2019-07-14
The management, University of Ilorin said that no student of the school died during the stampede that occurred while students rushed to write exams at the CBT Centre on Friday. University of Ilorin Teaching Ho...

Kwara Gov approves N48.5m to rehabilitate water works - 2019-07-13
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has approved N48.5 million for the rehabilitation of three major water works across the three senatorial districts of the state. A statement by the Governor's Ch...

Court jails 3 men for internet fraud in Ilorin - 2019-07-10
The convicts are Apata Oluwakayode, Yusuf Rasheed and Muhammed Ademola. A Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday sentenced three young men to six months imprisonment for internet fraud. The conv...

Kwara gov approves N350m for completion of new secretariat complex - 2019-07-10
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has approved the immediate release of N350 million for the completion of the new Secretariat Complex in Ilorin. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Rafiu...

Nigeria Labour Congress Get New Boss In Kwara - 2019-04-26
The chairman, Kwara chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Issa Ore, has emerged as the new chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kwara. Naija News Learnt that Ore...

KWIRS Boss challenges incoming govt to increase state IGR to N5b monthly - 2019-04-23
The Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service,(KWIRS) Professor Muritala Olakitan Awodun has called on the incoming administration in the state to meet up with the initial target of five billion N...

Press Release: Emir of Ilorin Reconciles Gbemi and Bukola Saraki - 2015-04-10
At long last, the Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has successfully reconciled Senator Bukola Saraki and his sister, former Senator Gbemisola Saraki, the two most popular children of the late strongman of Ilorin p...

Why Saraki lost Kwara Central - Abu Ibrahim - 2019-03-01
Senate President Bukola Saraki lost his Kwara Central senatorial seat ?last Saturday partly because he has not treated his people fairly, Sen Abu Ibrahim (APC, Katsina) has said.? Saraki, who has been in the Se...

EFCC Arraigns Internet Fraudster in Ilorin - 2019-03-08
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office on March 7, 2019 arraigned a suspected yahoo boy, Muhammad Umar Faruk, before Justice Babagana Ashigar of a Federal High Court, sitting in...

Emir Appoints Aliyu As New Senior Balogun Of Ilorin Emirate - 2016-08-30
Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has appointed Alhaji Adebayo Aliyu as the new most senior Balogun of Ilorin Emirate Council. The appointee is the Balogun Gambari of Ilorin and his appointment followed th...

Photo News: Speaker Pays Homage to Olofa - 2016-08-12
The Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad exchanging pleasantries with His Royal Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II at the 53rd birthday of Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamasi ...

Photo News: The Emir of Ilorin in Morocco (more photos) - 2014-07-20
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari (middle) and his entourage on his arrival at a World Islamic Conference in Morocco on Friday. ...

Zone speakership to Kwara North, APC told - 2019-04-23
A group of elders in Kwara South Senatorial District on Monday called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to zone the position of Speaker to the northern part of the state "in the interest of fairness and...

Ilesha Baruba Stool: Prof. Halidu Abubakar emerges new Emir - 2015-05-09
Emeritus Professor of Public Finance at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Halidu Ibrahim Abubakar, has emerged the new Emir of Ilesha- Baruba in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, National Pilot...

Agbarere/Idi-Ape Clash: How Kwara Police arrested alleged mastermind, Ariyo - 2016-05-26
More facts yesterday emerged on how operatives of Kwara Police Command arrested the alleged mastermind of Agbarere/Idi-Ape Clash in Ilorin West Local Government, Olatunji Ibrahim popularly known as Ariyo. Ariyo was a...

Full List of Kwara LG TIC Chairmen and Supervisors - 2017-05-11
Asa Chairman - Alh. Yunus Bello Oniboki Supervisor I - Aminat Shittu Bolale Supervisor II - Abdullahi Yinusa Supervisor III - Ramat Yakubu Baruten Chairman - Alh. Mohammed ...

I will not loot Kwara's treasury - Gov-elect, Abdulrazaq - 2019-03-12
Kwara Governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state's treasury. Abdulrazaq made the pledge at a media bri...

Kwara LG Councillorship Elections: APC Wins 184, PDP 9 - 2017-11-19
Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission, KWASIEC, has announced candidates of the All Progressive Congress, APC, as the winner of 184 councillorship seats in the just concluded local government election in Kwara Stat...

Sheikh Oniwasi Agbaye is dead - 2012-05-25
Sheikh Ameenullahi Abdulraheem Al-adabiy (Oniwasi Agbaye) is dead. He died this evening. More details soon. May Allah grant him rest. Ameen...

Four to die by hanging in Kwara - 2019-03-07
A Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital has sentenced a notorious criminal, Olatunji Ibrahim Ariyo and four others to death. Others include Ganiyu Sulyman Yaro, Timothy Oyebanji, Lukman Ol...

APC wins all 24 seats in Kwara House of Assembly - 2019-03-11
The All Progressives Congress has won all the 24 seats in Kwara State House of Assembly. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kwara State, Garba Madami, om Sunday announced that the APC won all the seats co...

OPINION: Inside Kwara's Crumbling Dynasty By Bayonle Abdulkadir - 2019-03-05
The leader of Kwara's crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections thi...

Opinion: Senatorial rascality. By OLAKUNLE ABIMBOLA - 2016-04-19
"Stealing, stealing, stealing, o stealing, Stealing in the name of the Lord, My father's house of worship has become a den of thieves, Stealing in the name of the Lord ..." - Max Romeo, re...

'Ahmed out to destroy LG pensioners in Kwara' - 2019-03-06
Retirees under the aegis of Local Government Pensioners Association of Nigeria have accused the Kwara state government of planning to totally annihilating local government pensioners. The association condemne...

N70m cottage hospital commissioned in Igbaja - 2017-01-05
After many years of waiting with attendant dashed hopes and expectations, the Cottage Hospital, a major health facility in Igbaja, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State was refurbished by the state government and ...

Kwara: PDP, APC in last minute calculations - 2019-03-06
As the electorate in Kwara State get set to elect their governor and members of the state House of Assembly, the political players in the state have embarked on last minute contacts and changing their strategies afte...

INEC replaces collation officers in Kwara - 2019-03-08
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said 373 candidates will participate in Saturday's governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara State. It also said it would change some collation...

Late Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki in Pictures - 2012-11-14
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2019 election: What I'll do to ensure APC wins Kwara guber - Saraki - 2019-03-04
Gbemisola Saraki, sister to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has vowed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, would produce the next governor of Kwara State. While Gbemisola is a member of APC, her brothe...

Ahmed approves upgrade of 70 traditional rulers - 2014-09-28
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the grading and upgrading of 70 traditional rulers in the state. According to a statement by the Commissioner for Local Government Affair...

APC's Abdulrazaq wins Kwara governorship election - 2019-03-11
The Kwara State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has won the governorship election held on Saturday. He polled 331,546 votes to emerge as the winner of the highly an...

Why Saraki lost election - Kwara senator-elect - 2019-02-28
Mallam Sadiq Umar, the senator-elect for Kwara North Senatorial District, says Senate President Bukola Saraki lost his senatorial seat because he was no longer connected with the electorate. Mr Umar said this in ...

KWARA: Saraki at the precipice, Abdulrazaq sails on - 2019-03-03
The conclusion of last Saturday's presidential and National Assembly polls has inevitably recast the political permutations in Kwara State. The long political domination of the state by Dr. Bukola Saraki drew...

2019: Kwara politicians return to drawing board for March - 2019-03-03
As it was with Michael Gerard Tyson, former undisputed world heavyweight champion, so has it been with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Tyson, between 1985 and 2005 was a ferocious boxer who mauled his opponents w...

Kwara PDP in aggressive door to door campaign to reclaim Sarakis dynasty - 2019-03-06
The ruling party in Kwara state, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) was no doubt hit by the devastating result of the last week Saturday national assembly election where it lost all the three senatorial and six houses of repr...

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