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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 ...

Saraki reacts to 'grooming' of his son to become Kwara governor - 2017-10-14
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has debunked speculation the he was grooming his son to emerge as the next governor of Kwara state. Saraki, himself a former governor of the state, told newsmen that it was a fictio...

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...

Gov. Ahmed Okays Kwara TV, The Hub Complex Construction Work - 2017-03-24
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has expressed satisfaction with the ongoing renovation and repositioning of Kwara State Television (KWTV). The Governor, who inspected the media house on Friday, commended...

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 ...

Olam invests N30bn in integrated animal farms - 2016-04-10
Olam International, a leading agribusiness operating across the value chain in 70 countries, says it is setting up Nigeria’s largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farms and hatchery with an investment ...

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 ...

KWHA Wants Kwara TV Repositioned - 2012-08-05
The Kwara State Government has been urged to reposition the State Television Authority to enable the station serve as a medium for effective service delivery. The assembly made the call in Ilorin on Friday in its reso...

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...

Dead body dumped by roadside in Eyenkorin - 2014-06-11
An unidentified middle-aged woman lifeless body was found by the roadside along Eyenkorin road, a suburb of Ilorin on Monday with a suspicion that she might have been dumped at the spot by suspected ritualists. It w...

Impeachment Threat is Meant to Make Executive Sit up, Says Mustapha - 2012-08-03
Vice-Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Upstream), Hon. Moshood Mustapha, Thursday said the alleged plan to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan by the House was not to heat the polity but to put...

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 ...

ETHNIC PLURALISM IN ILORIN - 2017-08-05
An important area of interest is the composition and evolution of Ilorin as an ethno-cultural melting point. That Ilorin, at a point in time, was peopled almost exclusively by Yorubas, is not in dispute. However, with...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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....

LGA Workers Protest in Ilorin (Photos and Video) - 2016-06-29
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Photo News: Kwara and Niger Assembly Members Assess Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa Rood - 2015-12-15
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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. ...

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...

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...

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...

Open Letter to Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed and Security Agents By Igbomina Patriotic Front - 2013-07-07
Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed The Executive Governor of Kwara State, Government House, Ilorin, LET TRUTH, JUSTICE AND RULE OF LAW PREVAIL IN GANMO IFELODUN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KWARA STATE. ...

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