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When Kwara governor disguised to ride on Okada - 2019-09-07
...Abdulrazaq achieving much with less funding ...Unscheduled visits to govt offices and institutions ...Immediate release of funds and monitoring of projects ...Kwara people describe hi...

How Kwara state was looted - AbdulRasak - 2019-09-08
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahaman AbdulRasak, yesterday, disclosed how past governments looted the state. Marking his first 100 days in office, AbdulRasak said he met the state in ruins, citing comatose conditions of...

Saraki, supporters sing new song in Kwara - 2019-09-07
Life, they say, is what one makes of it. A condition that drives one man into frustration and even attempted suicide would be made so light by another man that it would become a source of hysteric laughter. Conside...

Kwara State disowns fake cabinet nominees list - 2019-09-11
Kwara State Tuesday disowned a list of the states Commissioner nominees circulating online. The state government said the list is fake. "Yesterday, a list purportedly containing commissioner-nominees ...

Kwara moves to sack unqualified teachers - 2019-09-07
Plans are underway to sack unqualified teachers in the Kwara State Teaching Service by December. Mr Olumide Awolola, Deputy Chairman, Kwara House of Assembly Committee on Education and Human Capital Development, ...

AbdulRazaq to spend N14b to improve facilities in primary schools - 2019-09-06
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said on Thursday his administration will spend N14 billion on infrastructural deficits in primary schools He added that the state would access N7 billion from the Uni...

Opinion: The fear of Abdulrahman is the beginning of wisdom. By Tunde Akanbi - 2019-09-04
The administration of AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq nostalgically reminds one of the regime of a one-time Governor of Kwara state, Chief Salaudeen Olatinwo, a replica of the administration of the then Buhari/Idiagbon at the fed...

100 days in office: Abdulrazaq's performance lackluster, disappointing - Kwara PDP - 2019-09-07
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State says Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has no tangible achievement to his credit in his first 100 days in office, noting that his performance has been so uninspiring and dis...

Kwara govt. conducts competency test for Principals, Vice Principals - 2019-09-12
A total of 173 Principals and 93 Vice Principals sat for a competency test organised on Wednesday in Ilorin by the Kwara government. The Permanent Secretary, Kwara Teaching Service Commission (TSC), Bayo On...

Over 90 public properties unlawfully appropriated in Kwara - AbdulRazaq - 2019-09-09
Sets up 15-member committee on waste management, environment Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said over 90 properties built with public funds were unlawfully appropriated by some officials of the...

600 drums of petrol intercepted at borders town in Kwara - 2019-09-09
A special task force against smuggling has intercepted over 600 units of 250-litre drums of petroleum products at Chikanda border town in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. Addressing journalist...

Kwara probes seizure of 704 bags of rice - 2019-09-04
Kwara State House of Assembly has directed its Committee on Commerce, Industry, Cooperative and Social Development to investigate the alleged seizure of 704 bags of rice from the warehouse of Mount Olive Nigeria limited...

Gov AbdulRazaq restates commitment to Kwara - 2019-09-06
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq says his administration has not spent a dime from the 4.8 billion Naira inherited from the past administration. Governor AbdulRazaq stated this to newsmen in an...

Biffo promises to give home-based players a chance at Kwara United - 2019-09-03
Newly appointed Kwara United manager Abdullahi Biffo has made it clear that he is ready to give good home players the chance to make his team in the coming NNL season. Biffo who replaces Abubakar Bala as the...

Kwara records 90% pass in BECE - 2019-09-12
About 90 percent of learners of Junior Secondary Schools in Kwara State passed the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). No fewer than 43,444 candidates sat for 2019 BECE which is slightly above the...

OPINION: From Grace To Grass: A Chronicle Of How Saraki, Ahmed Turned Our Amusement Park Into An Amusing Park. By Abdullah Abdulganiy - 2019-01-10
The Ilorin Amusement Park situated along the Unity-Taiwo axis used to be a rendezvous for all manner of merriments, enjoyments and entertainments. Established in the 80's/90's, it was unarguably a heritage Ilorin,...

Revamping the Ilorin Metro Park - 2012-09-16
The Ilorin Metro Park, situated at a very strategic and vantage area of Unity Road, Ilorin, Kwara State, was an irresistible rendezvous in the 1970s and 1980s for relaxation and entertainment. Adults and childr...

Kwara Govt, Elders Disagree over Disputed Park - 2013-02-13
The Kwara State government has cleared Mrs. Toyin Saraki, wife of the immediate past governor, of any involvement in the lease of the Ilorin Amusement Park to the Artee Group, operators of Park n Shop and Spar Supermar...

Radio Kwara Back on Air - 2019-07-31
Photo Credits: @RealAARahman Kwara State Broadcasting Corporation popular called Radio Kwara has returned to the airwaves after being off-air for about four months. Radio Kwara operates on 612 kilohertz on AM ...

#RevolutionNow: Police take over Kwara Stadium - 2019-08-05
Kwara State athletes, officials of the Kwara State Sports Council and that of Kwara Football Academy (KFA) were turned back from accessing the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilorin in the early hours of Monday by sternly looking ...

Akinloye Oyebanji: Kwara Governor mourns veteran journalist - 2019-07-28
Kwara state governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, at the weekend expressed sadness over the death of veteran journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, aged 62. "We commiserate with the family, colleagues, friends and th...

Groups, NLC Chief Urge Caution over Kwara Land, Offa-Erin-Ile Crises - 2013-02-08
Four political groups in Ilorin Thursday warned against any acts that could damage the reputation of the wife of the immediate past governor of Kwara State, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Saraki. Their leaders, under the aegi...

Hajj: 2,026 Kwara pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia - 2019-07-29
The Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it has completed the airlift of 2,026 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj. The Executive Secretary of the board, Muhammed Tunde-Jimoh, said this in an interview ...

Kwara Govt steps up response to polio outbreak in 7 LGAs - 2019-08-02
The Kwara State Government says it has embarked on vaccination against polio in seven local governments areas of the state in response to an outbreak. The Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Healthcare Devel...

Ilorin Elders Sue Govt over Land - 2013-02-04
Some elders in Ilorin have filed a suit in Ilorin High Court praying it to restrain the Kwara State Government from transferring ownership of  a piece of land from public to private hands. According a writ...

Saraki, Mohammed will boost next-level agenda - Ogunniyi - 2019-08-01
A member of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State, Mr. Seun Ogunniyi on Wednesday said that the appointment of former Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and Senator Gbemisola Saraki as ministers wo...

Ex-Kwara assemblyman Adebayo docked for land fraud - 2019-08-02
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has docked a former member of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Muhammed Adebayo on a six-count charge of land fraud. He was ch...

Over 50,000 candidates to take part in University of Ilorin screening - 2019-07-30
The management of the University of Ilorin has disclosed that a total of 59,306 candidates are expected to take part in a four-day screening exercise for the 2019/2020 academic session of the school. Speaking with journal...

Kwara Govt vows to replicate TraderMoni - 2019-08-03
Governor AbdulRahmam AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his government is understudying the TraderMoni scheme of the Federal Government, with a view to replicating it to fight poverty in the state. A statement by the Gov...

Kwara To Partner AfDB On Infrastructure Development - 2019-08-02
Kwara State government has opened talks with the African Development Bank (AfDB) on various areas of partnership, including road construction, small and medium scale enterprises with focus on women empowerment, energy, ...

2023 polls: Kwara INEC to procure dummy card readers for training - 2019-07-27
The Resident Electoral Commission (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Madami, says the commission (INEC) will procure dummy smart card readers to train prospective ad hoc staff that will take part in the 2023 elections in K...

My problems with tomorrow's protest - Aremu - 2019-08-04
General Secretary of the National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, Issa Aremu, has said though protest is a right in a democracy, but faulted the planned protest for tomorrow. ...

Kwara Governor hands over rescued Turkish expatriates to embassy - 2019-07-28
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, Friday, handed over four rescued Turkish expatriates kidnapped Saturday last week in the state to the Turkish Embassy in Abuja, the nation's capital. Speaking late ...

It's a shame Kwara has 50% new polio cases - AbdulRazaq - 2019-08-07
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said it was a shame that the state recorded 50 percent of the new polio cases in Nigeria, saying he would deploy necessary resources to fight the virus. AbdulRazaq sa...

Danish Investors to Establish Amusement Park in Unilorin - VC - 2012-11-28
A team of Danish investors have expressed interest to establish an amusement park at the University of Ilorin, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Abdulganiyu Ambali, said on Tuesday. Mr. Ambali, while host...

Veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji is dead - 2019-07-27
Nigerian veteran sports journalist and retired Director of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Akinloye Oyebanj, has died at the age of 62. His family confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Oyebanji p...

Ademola Are: We're serious about curbing age cheats at National Youth Games - 2019-08-03
Ahead of the forthcoming 5th edition of the National Youth Games in Ilorin, the Director of Grassroots Sports Development in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, Dr Ademola Are has said the games organisers...

Looted property: Kwara ex-gov, others may be charged - 2019-08-18
Former Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed and many of those who served in his government in Kwara State may be dragged to court for their role in the alleged looting of the government property. Those fingered and rec...

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...

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...

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...

Nigeria: At 50, Former Sports Minister to Launch N50 Million Endowment Fund - 2019-08-16
Former Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi, Wednesday said he would soon launch a N50m endowment fund to provide opportunities for young people in the state on the matters of education and basic heal...

2 Kwara pilgrims return lost money to owners in Saudi Arabia - Official - 2019-08-16
The Executive Secretary, Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Mohammed Tunde-Jimoh on Thursday said two pilgrims from the state in the ongoing 2019 Hajj had found and returned N62, 200 lost by fellow pilgrims i...

Kwara: 'Judicial solution' likely as committee on sales of public assets submits report - 2019-08-16
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said recommendations of the committee on sales of public assets may be tested in the court in a bid to get justice for the people of the state. AbdulRazaq was sp...

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...

Musician, wife remanded in prison for assault. - 2014-05-28
A popular Ilorin musician, Alhaji Ibrahim Labaika along with his wife, Zeenat have been remanded at the Federal Prison, Oke-Kura, Ilorin for alleged assault on a woman. An Upper Area Court sitting in Ilorin remanded t...

Ilorin amusement park: Mrs Saraki demands apology from Kwara govt, APC, others - 2019-08-19
The wife of a former Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has given Kwara State Government, Kwara state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) and others 24 hours to retract publication on her ownership of Ilorin Amus...

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