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Ex-Kwara assembly candidate dumps PDP for Saraki - 2017-10-16
A former House of Assembly candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 general elections in the state, Akeem Dare has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Dare who was received ...

Photo News: The Sarakis' Wedding in Ilorin - 2017-10-22
Bukola Saraki's Daughter, Tosin, got married Olatunde Olukoya on Saturday. ...

SON suspends 4 companies in Kwara - Coordinator - 2017-10-20
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said it is yet to close down any company in Kwara State but has suspended four from production, this year. Speaking with this medium on Tuesday, the state Coordinator of SON...

Ilorin Muslim Community to exhume corpse of man killed by lightening - 2017-10-11
Members of the llorin Muslim Community in Kwara on Tuesday said they would exhume the corpse of a civil servant killed by lightening on September 20, in Oro, lrepodun Local Government Area. The Coordinator of the llo...

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 ...

Friends graduate as KWASU's best - 2016-06-23
TWO friends, Mumeenah Mustapha and Lutfat Usman, of the Departments of the Microbiology and Biochemistry of the Kwara State University (KWASU) have emerged the best graduating students for 2014/2015 academic session. T...

College of Education Ilorin Advertises 2017/2018 Application Form - 2017-07-14
The Kwara State College Education, Ilorin 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 ...

Kwara, others may get 3rd tranche of Paris Club refund, this week ...as Ahmed, govs meet Buhari, tomorrow - 2017-10-16
The last tranche of the Paris Club loan refund may hit Kwara and other states this week as governors of the 36 states of the country have been scheduled to meet President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday, over the iss...

Kwara Govt Approves Construction of Two Roads - 2017-10-12
The Kwara State Executive Council has approved the construction of Oke-Onigbin-Isanlu-Isin and Osi-Obbo-Ayegunle-Ekiti boundary roads at the contract sum of N1.455 billion. The State Commissioner for Works and Transp...

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 ...

Ekiti Kwara Seeks Reintegration with Kindred in Ekiti State - 2012-11-13
The people of Ekiti and Oke-Ero local government areas of Kwara State have sought for reintegration with their kindred in the present Ekiti state insisting that their presence in Kwara was amalgam of strange bedfellows...

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 ...

Saraki @ 53: Saraki, man of great destiny - Ali Ahmad - 2015-12-19
The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Dr Ali Ahmad has congratulated the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki as he celebrate his 53rd birthday, describing him as a man of great destiny. In a c...

Akanbi canvasses alternative dispute resolution - 2014-11-21
A Professor of Law at the University of Ilorin, Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi, has urged disputes by embracing the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures of arbitration, which he said, would ensure that justice i...

Tension as Kwara communities clash over masquerade festival - 2017-04-10
Tension reportedly broke out last week in Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State as about five communities engaged themselves in a communal clash following disagreement over celebration of a masquerade festival....

Kwara Polytechnic Rector gives support for KWASU - 2008-02-28
The proposed Kwara State University has been described as an idea capable of breeding new generation of distinguished individuals in both character and Academic Advancement. The Rector, Kwara State Polytechnic, Dr. Yahaya...

OPINION: Promoting University Scholarship through traditional institutions. By Arowona Abdulazeez - 2015-12-15
The City of Makurdi, the Benue state capital, North Central, Nigeria was agog on Saturday, 12 December 2015 when the Emir ‎of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, took his royalty to the ancient town of the Tiv and...

Know Your Disco - Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company - 2014-02-25
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) was recently acquired under the privatisation programme of the Federal Government by Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Limited (IEDM), a limited liabilit...

Late Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki in Pictures - 2012-11-14
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KWIRS clears Ipata abattoir of offensive stench - 2016-01-27
By Ahmed 'Lateef Ipata is a famous spot in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. The popularity of the place is due to daily trading activities and other business transactions taking place. The spot plays host to people of d...

Ilorin mustn't lose Quran, Arabic leadership role - Ali Ahmad - 2015-12-19
Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Dr Ali Ahmad has stressed that for Ilorin to maintain its leading role in the learning and teaching of Quran, Arabic and Islamic studies, Ulamahs and other concerned stakehol...

Winners emerge in Kwara tax club quiz competition - 2016-12-03
Government Secondary School (GSS), Omu-Aran has won maiden edition of tax club quiz competition organized by Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) for secondary schools in the State. The school defeated five...

Fed Govt urged to declare state of emergency in the power sector - 2017-05-08
The Federal Government has been called upon to declare a state of emergency in the power sector without further delay so as to save the Industrial and infrastructural sector from total collapse . A Computer Engineer...

Kwara Tabloid Honours Kwarans - 2016-12-31
The Kwara Tabloid has this year identified and awarded fourteen distinguished Kwarans as heroes and icons of Kwara development. The awards were given to Kwaran "who shape, can shape or who have shaped the lives of Kwara a...

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 ...

11 political parties to participate in Kwara LG polls - KWASIEC - 2017-10-19
The Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission said on Wednesday that only 11 out of the 45 registered political parties in Nigeria had signified interest in the November 18 local government poll in the state. Al...

OPINION: Unveiling UNILORIN's VC-designate. By Kunle Akogun - 2017-09-24
IN the run-up to the August 28, 2017 appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, members of the University of Ilorin community waited with bated breath and palpable anxiety as news filtered through the campus that the Governing...

Yusuf Ali: A Lawyer with a Large Heart - 2012-10-23
When writing about Yusuf Ali, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), one is naturally faced with the problem of where to begin, what to write about him and probably when to begin. This is because, from every consideration...

A salute to the Nigerian Army - 2012-03-27
A FLASH-BACK to the prosecution of the Nigerian Civil war (1967-1970) depicts the Nigerian Army as a versatile force because most of those who prosecuted the warfare were small boys given only six weeks weapon's traini...

Kwara Records Over 80% Pass In 2017 JSSCE - 2017-09-16
Kwara State Government on Friday confirmed that over 80 per cent of the 43,430 students who sat for the 2017 Junior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (JSSCE) passed. Hajia Maryam Garba, the Permanent Secretar...

Addressing the state of infrastructure deficiency in the Nigeria border communities in Kwara - 2014-04-14
By Usman Omotosho Aliyu Baruten and Kaiama are two local government areas in Kwara, where Nigeria shares a long international boundary with the Republic of Benin. These two councils that are communities that are m...

Secondary School Want Exchange Program Stopped - 2016-08-11
The Old Boys Association of Government Secondary School (GSS) Ilorin, Kwara State, has called for an end to students exchange program with the school. The exchange program was meant to promote unity among the northern ...

OPINION: Murtala: Reminiscences of an ex- schoolboy! By Abdulrazaq Magaji - 2016-02-17
Photo: Muritala Mohammed; Ibrahim TaiwoDate: Friday, February 13, 1976. Place: Ahmadu Bahago Teachers' College (ABTC), Minna, capital of Nigeria's north central state of Niger. We have just returned to campus after six...

Eminent Nigerians Pay Last Respects to Justice Kawu - 2013-12-28
Eminent Nigerians yesterday converged on the Ilorin residence of a retired Supreme Court  Justice, the late Justice Saidu Kawu, to pay their last respects to him. Among the personalities were K...

Ahmed presents staff of office to Emir of Yashikira - 2012-02-21
GOVERNOR Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has reiterated his commitment to the completion of 21 ongoing road projects across the state in the next four years. He made the commitment during the official presentat...

Shonga: Agric can be big business if... - 2014-10-07
Shonga Farms model is a clear testimony that agriculture can be pursued as a big business If pursued vigorously and sincerely as a national policy”,these are the words of the Group Executive Director, Commercial Business ...

Large crowd receives Saraki in Ilorin - 2014-03-09
An unprecedented crowd of members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara state, weekend in Ilorin treated the party’s leader, Senator Bukola Saraki to a heroic welcome. The APC mem...

Al-Hikmah University produces 16 First Class graduates - 2017-09-29
PIONEER private Islamic university in Nigeria, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, has produced 16 First Class graduates out of 916 students across various programmes, departments and faculties in this year convocation ceremony...

Photo News: Kwara and Niger Assembly Members Assess Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa Rood - 2015-12-15
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Ilorin Celebrates Tradition, Politics, Religion as New Mosque Opens - 2012-12-12
On Friday, another significant milestone in the history of Ilorin, the ancient city and capital of Kwara State, will unfold. In a community noted for the intricate web of its politics, tradition and religion, the opening ...

Kwara to pay salary arrears in 3 months - 2016-12-16
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that Kwara State Government on Thursday pledged to upset all backlogs of salaries and pension arrears due to workers in the state within the first quarter of 2017. Dr Muideen...

Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder in Ilorin - 2012-09-19
Fuel scarcity has continued to bite harder in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State even though reports from other towns in the state such as Omu-Aran, Oro and Ajase-Ipo indicated adequate supply of the commodity, albeit ...

LGA Workers Protest in Ilorin (Photos and Video) - 2016-06-29
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Ahmed Reappoints Members to Civil Service Commission - 2014-04-02
Kwara State Governor Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed yesterday presented three nominees before the state House of Assembly for re-appointment as chairman and members of the Civil Service Commission. The Speaker, Mr. ...

Food prices fluctuate in major markets in Ilorin - 2015-08-25
The prices of food stuff at major markets in Ilorin, Kwara State Capital, a month and few days after Eid-fitri have been fluctuating. While the prices of foodstuff like yams, peppers and tomatoes have drastically redu...

Can local farmers cater for Nigerians' rice needs? - 2013-11-08
With the Federal Government’s move to stop rice importation in 2015, Mohammed Kandi ponders if the local farmers are prepared for the task of feeding over 160 million Nigerians from their farms....

Alhaji Aiyedun is Dead - 2017-07-17
Alhaji Yusuf Aiyedun, a former Kwara PDP chairman, is dead. More shortly....

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