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Immortalise late Abdulrazaq, GHS old boys tell Kwara - 2020-08-04
The old students of the Government High School, Ilorin, have called on the Kwara State Government to immortalise the late Abdulganiyu Abdulrazaq by naming an institution after him. The President of the Govern...

Court lifts injunction on Ile Arugbo, awards penalties against Asa investment - 2020-08-07
Kwara State High Court on Thursday lifted the interim injunction restraining the state government from constructing anything on the civil service clinic land (alias Ile Arugbo) following repeat...

OPINION: Ilorin and the Family House Thing by Tunji Ajanaku - 2020-08-02
"When we gather together in the moonlit village ground it is not because of the moon. Every man can see it in his own compound. We come together because it is good for kinsmen to do so"* - Chinua Achebe's Things...

OPINION: Return of Ile-Arugbo by Mutiu Olagunju - 2020-08-07
Some months ago, the state was thrown into turmoil. The Kwara State Government reclaimed a piece of land reportedly belonging to the Asa Investment, a company owned by the late Dr Olusola Saraki (alias Baba Saraki) for...

Offa town: How mutual seed births over 100 professors, professionals - 2020-07-27
Back in the early 1940s, when the seeds that later led to the founding, in 1943, of Offa Grammar School, were sown, many Offa indigenes saw the move as a novel initiative. A people with an immense premium on educat...

COVID-19: Kwara Deputy Gov, wife, test positive - 2020-08-04
The Deputy of Governor of Kwara State, Mr Kayode Alabi, and his wife, Mrs Abieyuwa Alabi have tested positive the coronavirus disease. According to a press release by the Kwara State Governor's Chief Press Secretary, Mr R...

Kwara govt announces resumption date for SS3 students - 2020-08-04
The Kwara State Government has announced August 5 for the resumption of students preparing for the secondary school certificate examinations. The government has also provided 65,000 face masks for senior secondar...

Paris Club Refunds: KWSG Releases N1b to Local Governments for Salary Arrears - 2017-07-19
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the release of N1b to local government councils in the state to offset part of their salary arrears. The State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Dem...

COVID-19: Kwara govt meets Muslim leaders, to announce position on Eid Friday - 2020-07-23
Kwara State Government on Wednesday met with a delegation of the Council of Ulamah (Muslim leaders) in the state, with discussions focusing on the spike in COVID-19 cases, the need for enforcement of rules, and the up...

Kwara records 85 new COVID-19 cases - 2020-07-19
Kwara State government, Saturday night, said it had recorded 85 new COVID-19 positive cases. This was contained in the routine table released by the spokesman of COVID-19 Technical Committee in the state, Rafiu...

Secret of Saraki's dominance by popular Ilorin cleric, Sheikh Eleha - 2017-05-19
For those who have been wondering where lays the secret of dominance of the late strong man of Kwara politics, Dr Olusola Saraki, in the political affairs of the state, came a reply from the religious circle. Acco...

Kwara CP warns public against imposters on social media - 2020-06-02
Kwara State Police Commissioner, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, on Monday, warned citizens of the state against alleged unscrupulous elements who have created various social media accounts" using his pictures. A statement by...

UNIFOAM Denies Maltreating Nigerian Staff - 2020-06-21
A Lebanese company in Nigeria, UNIFOAM, has denied allegations bordering on maltreatment, leveled against it by some persons believed to be casual workers of the company. In a statement by the company's lega...

Kwara Governor's Father is Dead - 2020-07-25
InnalilLaahi Wainnaa Ilaihi Raajiun. AGF AbdulRazaq SAN dies at 93 With total submission to the will of the Almighty Allah, the AbdulRazaqs of Ilorin Emirate of Kwara State hereby announce the passing of t...

OPINION: The crisis of unpaid salaries. By Abdulmumin Yinka Ajia - 2015-10-28
One of the most solemn oaths any citizen could take will be one that charges him/her to lead his/her compatriots and to protect their rights faithfully. This solemn oath is not to be treated with levity. For I believe tha...

Public Announcement: Postponement of the 10th Year Coronation Anniversary of Olofa - 2020-05-03
Postponement of the 10th Year Coronation Anniversary of His Royal Majesty, Oba (Alhaji) Mufutau Gbadamosi Oloyede, Ajagungbade I, Esuwoye II, The Olofa of Offa. (9th May 2010- 9th May 2020) ================ ...

Issa-Onilu empowers Kwara youths with entrepreneurship skills - 2020-06-29
Under Odigie-Oyegun as Chairman, some members were superior to the party ó APC Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, has facilitated a CBN/NIRSAL training for you...

Labour Party appoints 7-member caretaker committee for Kwara - 2020-06-18
National Working Committee of the Labour Party (LP) has appointed a seven-member executive caretaker committee for the Kwara State chapter of the party. The committee was constituted following the expiration of ...

KWARA GETS FIVE-YEAR AGRIC MASTER PLAN - Agric Commissioner - 2020-05-01
Kwara State Comprehensive Agricultural Master Plan will be ready soon to guide the AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq administrationís policy direction on agriculture as the world prepares for post-COVID-19 economy, Commissioner fo...

OPINION: Emeritus Professor Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe: The passing of a colossus. By Femi Orebe - 2020-06-21
EMERITUS Professor Olujimi Akinkugbe CON, CFR, FRCP, according to a forward written by no other than Dr Christopher Kolade, was certain to be a professor of something, as long as it was not Physical Education. Akinkugbe`s...

COVID-19: Kwara arrests 50 at Night Club - 2020-07-18
No fewer than 50 people were arrested in the early hours of Saturday at a night club in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, by the state Technical Committee on COVID-19. The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee on ...

Gov AbdulRazaq urges Nigerian Air Force to resume training at Ilorin college - 2020-07-02
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has solicited the collaboration of the Nigerian Air Force to resume the training of its personnel at the International Aviation College (IAC) Ilorin. This is conta...

VC urges FG to consider online examination for final year students - 2020-07-29
Vice Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Professor Noah Yusuf, has called for caution in the implementation of the directive by the federal government that final year students should resume in August. P...

Kwara govt swears in Judicial and Assembly Services' Commissions members - 2020-07-23
Gov AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has said that the state government was making efforts to recover public patrimonies that were unlawfully taken away. He stated this in Ilorin on Tuesday at the swearing-in of mem...

Nigeria: Court Orders EFCC to Return Saraki's Houses - 2020-07-17
The Federal High Court in Lagos Thursday upturned its earlier order forfeiting to the federal government two houses in Ilorin belonging to a former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The court, in a judgment by ...

COVID-19 - Tailors in Kwara, Osun Make Brisk Business Sewing Nose Masks - 2020-04-28
Some tailors in Ilorin, the Kwara capital, have declared that they shifted attention to production of nose masks due to high demand by the residents to guard against coronavirus. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) i...

OPINION: Shaykh Ahmad Olayiwola Kamal:The Fall Of Another Iroko In The Forest of Ilorin. By Abubakar Imam - 2020-06-16
I am sad. I am disturbed. I am disillusioned .I am dejected.I am uncomfortable with the harvest of transitions to the great beyond being recorded across my beloved Ilorin Emirate in recent time. Every Ilorin patri...

Abdulrazaq Commends BUA for COVID-19 Donations - 2020-07-03
Thhe Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has commended the BUA Group for donating three ambulance buses to the Kwara State Government - some two months after the conglomerate donated N100m to the state's COVID-1...

My greatest happiness was taking over Kwara - Oshiomhole - 2020-06-27
Immediate-past National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at a news conference Saturday in Abuja said he has no regret over the various decisions he took while at the helm of...

Kwara North APC gov'ship campaign D-G debunks alleged embezzlement of funds - 2020-06-25
Alhaji Muhammad Kudus, Kwara North campaign Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Malam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in the 2019 general elections has debunked alleged embezzlement ...

Patigi/Lafiagi Crisis - Kwara Gov Sets Up 14-Man Committee - 2020-06-23
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has set up a 14-member committee to look into the communal clashes in Patigi and Lafiagi area of the state. The committee, chaired by former Speaker of the Kwara State H...

Kwara CoS, Adisa Logun, is Dead - 2020-07-07
The death has been announced of Alhaji Adisa Logon, the Chief of Staff to the Kwara State governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq. He died this afternoon. The death was announced via the Twitter handle of Special Assistant, ...

No suspected COVID-19 case in Kwara - 2020-03-20
The Kwara State Government has said that it has no confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 as at this moment. It added that it is putting in place all measures to keep the people safe at all times. ...

Kwara Govt Release names of Secondary Schools to be renovated - 2019-12-18
In line with kwara state governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq directive about government contracts adhering to the public procurement process, the list of classrooms advertised for renovation are as follows; 1. Comp...

9 killed in Kwara road crash - 2020-03-02
Nine persons, including eight adults and a two-year-old baby, died yesterday in an accident along the Ilorin -Ogboosho Expressway. The accident occurred around the Airport Road Area of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, at...

How Kwara top shots hijacked public solar street lights for their residences - ICPC - 2020-06-30
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has ordered the relocation of solar street lights from private residents in Ilorin, Kwara State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that IC...

Kwara community sacks high chief for alleged insubordination - 2020-06-27
Angry indigenes of Isanlu-Isin, an agrarian community in Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State yesterday sacked high chief, Ologba of Isanlu-Isin Olaniyi Alade for alleged insubordination, arrogance and anti-develo...

Ilorin bridge collapse: Two bodies recovered - 2020-06-20
After six days of search, the search and rescue team of the Kwara State Fire Service on Friday, announced the recovery of the two remaining bodies missing in the last Saturdayís bridge collapse in Ilorin. The ...

Opinion - Olasore: One of Offa Grams' giants - 2012-08-03
The passage, on June 1, 2012, of a foremost banker and traditional ruler of Iloko Ijesa, Osun State, Oba Oladele Olasore, is no doubt a huge blow to Nigeria, even if this great loss was clouded by the Dana tragedy that...

Sheikh Sultan Kamaludeen Al-Adaby is dead. - 2012-06-14
Sheikh Sultan Kamaludeen Al-Adaby is dead. He died in the early hours of this morning in Ilorin after a brief illness. May Allah grant him rest. The death of Sheikh Sultan Kamaludeen is coming three weeks after the de...

Democracy day: FG declares June 12 public holiday - 2020-06-09
The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, as a public holiday to mark the 2020 Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made this known on behalf of the Federal Gov...

Kwara Governor Salutes Philanthropist and Son of Billionaire Businesswoman, Hajia Bola Shagaya at 40 - 2020-07-12
The skies are clear and bright for Sheriff Shagaya, son of billionaire businesswoman, Hajia Bola Shagaya as he turned 40 a few days ago. As expected of a man of accomplishments, privilege and charter, great things were ...

Rashidi Yekini beats Tony Yeboah in FIFA's best striker poll - 2020-06-21
Legendary Nigerian striker, late Rashidi Yekini has been rated a better striker than former Black Stars of Ghana forward Anthony Yeboah according to a poll organised by World Football Governing body, FIFA On FIFA's verifi...

Gure community lauds Kwara gov for repairing damaged culvert - 2020-06-26
The Gure community in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara has lauded Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq for repairing a box culvert that was damaged about 20 years ago. The culvert links the Gure community with its...

Kwara NGO engages youths in farming - 2020-05-08
A group, the Love Crusade Vanguard, has said it has engaged youths, particularly corps members, in farming as part of its objective of empowering young people. Spokesman of the group, Professor Samuel Ibiyemi, ...

Coronavirus: Kwara warns against self-medication - 2020-03-03
Kwara state government has warned residents against self-medication and ensure they take the patient to the hospital for proper medical attention to prevent the outbreak of Corona Virus in the state. The state C...

Eid-El-Fitri - Offa Residents Celebrate Low Key, Avoid Praying Grounds - 2020-05-25
Residents of Offa in Ilorin are having a low key Eid-el Fitri celebration to mark the end of the Ramadan as they desert praying grounds due to the coronavirus pandemic. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nige...

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