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The politics that cost Saraki Kwara by-election - 2018-11-25
The just concluded by-election in the Irepodun/Isin/Oke-ero/Ekiti federal constituency of Kwara State has generated a lot of comments and outburst among people of the state and beyond. The ruling Peoples Demoractic P...

Don't Drag Emir of Ilorin into Politics, He is a Father for all - Ilorin Emirate Youths - 2018-11-25
The attention of Ilorin Emirate Youth Development Association (IEYDA) has been drawn to the fallacious, mischievous, blackmailing and criminal publication by one online media outlet 'kwara reporter', titled 'I Will St...

Ilorin Emirate Council Endorses Kwara PDP Guber Candidate - 2018-11-25
Ahead of 2019 elections, the Ilorin Emirate Council on Friday endorsed the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Mr. Razak Atunwa. The Chief Imam of Ilorin and a key m...

APC accuses Saraki of plotting to stop Kwara Rep’s inauguration - 2018-11-25
The Kwara State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Bashir Bolarinwa, has accused the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, of plotting to influence the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu ...

APC'll defeat Saraki in Kwara - Senate candidate - 2018-11-17
Pharmacist Sadiq Umar is the Kwara North Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, he explains how the APC and its candidates will win despite the defection of Senate President, Buk...

Offa robbery: Suspected gang leader dies in police custody - Commissioner - 2018-11-22
The principal suspect in the Offa bank robbery attack, Michael Adikwu, has died in police custody in Abuja, an official says. Kamal Ajibade, the Kwara State commissioner for justice, told an Ilorin High Court on ...

Fake army Colonel lands in Ilorin prison - 2018-11-22
An Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered that Afolabi Stephen, 42, be remanded in Mandalla prison yard for allegedly impersonating an army Lieutenant Colonel. Senior Magistrate, Ibrahim ...

Olofa of Offa tasks indigenes on communal service - 2018-11-24
The Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, has called on wealthy indigenes of Offa in Kwaravto redouble their efforts in ensuring its socioeconomic development. Oba Gbadamosi made the call while flagging off a fo...

Kwara By-Election: You’re not an election tribunal, APC lectures Senate - 2018-11-24
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has cautioned the Senate not to dabble into the workings of the judiciary with regards to the conduct of the last by-election in Kwara state. In a statement by the N...

HoR by-election: Senator Rafiu blames Security for low turnout - 2018-11-21
The lawmaker representing Kwara South senatorial district at the National Assembly, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim has blamed security agents for the low turnout of voters during last Saturday’s by-election in Ekiti/Oke-Ero...

Kwara North monarchs endorse PDP House of Reps candidate - 2018-11-22
BOTH traditional and religious leaders in Kwara North district of Kwara state have expressed support for candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Edu/Patigi/Moro federal constituency, Hon Mahmoud Hass...

Four family members die after eating 'amala' in Ilorin - 2018-11-16
Four members of a family lost their lives in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, after consuming yam flour better known as "amala" in the south-western part of the country. Four others who took from the meal suspected...

Belgore mourns deaths of Kwara APC chieftains in auto crash - 2018-11-24
Kwara APC chieftain Muhammad Dele Belgore (SAN) has commiserated with the party and families of some members of the APC who died in an auto crash on Sunday between Oro and Omu-Aran in Kwara south senatorial district....

Saraki, Gov. Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC - 2018-11-18
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed have both reacted to the Saturday’s by-election in Kwara State won by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Both politicians, mem...

Olomu inaugurates cattle market, charges operators on security, unity - 2018-11-24
The Olomu of Omu-Aran, Oba Oladele Adeoti, has advised operators of the newly inaugurated Kara Cattle market in Omu-Aran to be fully conscious of internal security in their dealings. Adeoti, while inaugurating ...

Offa Robbery: I'm Vindicated, Says Saraki - 2018-11-21
Following eventual disclosure by the Police that Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, on April 5, 2018, is dead, the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola...

Kwara: APC celebrates fall of Berlin Wall - 2018-11-21
Leading chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC were in celebratory mood after the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the House of Representatives bye-election in Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero. One prom...

Saraki throws jibes at Tinubu, says Kwara'll never take instructions from Lagos - 2018-11-19
SENATE President, Bukola Saraki, in a leaked audio clip has vowed that Kwara State will never take instructions from any political leader in Lagos State. Saraki, who spoke largely in Yoruba in the audio c...

Autocrash: Lai Mohammed speaks on death of Kwara APC members in autocrash - 2018-11-21
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who died on Sunday via an autocrash paid the supreme price for the emancipation of the state. The ministe...

By-elections in Bauchi, Katsina, Kwara marred by vote buying, others - Observers - 2018-11-23
A civic group, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa through its 'Watching The Vote Working’ has faulted the conduct of Saturday's by-elections in Bauchi, Katsina and Kwara states. ...

Abdulrazaq: Kwara APC's Victory Shows People's Determination to Achieve Freedom - 2018-11-19
Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, on Sunday said Saturday's by-election victory of the party in the Irepodun/Isin/Ekiti/Oke-Ero federal consti...

Alleged Police Brutality: Kwara lawyer demands N50m compensation, apology - 2018-11-23
A lawyer Lukman Olarewaju Bello has approached the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, to demand for the sum of N50million from the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, Commissioner of Police...

Kwara people will retire Saraki from politics in 2019 - Oshiomhole - 2018-11-20
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has said the people of Kwara State will retire the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, from active politics in 2019. He said this o...

Three die, five injured on their way to Kwara APC bye-election victory party - 2018-11-20
Three people reportedly died, while no fewer than five people sustained varying degrees of injuries in an accident during the celebration of the victory of the Representative-elect of Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-E...

2019: Kwara politics takes a new direction, says APC - 2018-11-23
The All Progressives Congress has said that Kwara politics has taken a new direction through the people’s votes as witnessed in the November 17 House of Representatives’ bye-election in the state. Malam Lanre Oni...

SGF says APC's victory in Kwara sweetest so far, PDP kicks - 2018-11-19
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, said the victory of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday's by-election for the House of Representatives in Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Ok...

Cut down your expenses and pay new minimum wage, TUC boss tells govs - 2018-11-20
A suggestion has gone to state governors to cut down the huge expenses on political appointees so as to enable them pay the thirty thousand Naira minimum wage that they are lamenting over. The Kwara Stare C...

APC candidate, Raheem Olawuyi, wins Kwara bye-election - 2018-11-18
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Raheem Tunji Olawuyi, was on Saturday declared the winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency bye-election held across the four councils in Kwara. ...

By-Election: Kwara Govt Raises Alarm Over Arrests - 2018-11-16
The Kwara State Government has expressed concern about the arrests of People's Democratic Party(PDP) stalwarts in Ekiti, Isin, Oke-Ero and Irepodun Federal Constituency ahead of Saturday's by-election. In a state...

Saliu Mustapha empowers 100 kwarans - 2018-11-17
....disburses #10m to them jump start businesses A philanthropist and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mallam Saliu Mustapha on Saturday in Ilorin disturbed N10 million to 100 beneficiaries to further...

2019: Seni Saraki not interested in Kwara guber race - Bukola Saraki - 2017-08-03
Senator Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019. He said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...

Kwara: A Look At N3bn KWASU Library Project - 2017-02-05
A first time visitor to Kwara State University, Malete (KWASU) cannot but notice an imposing edifice. The imposing edifice is the N3 billion university library under construction. The project which ha...

Ilorin stands still for first grand durbar - 2018-08-22
Ilorin city of Kwara State yesterday came to a standstill as the first grand durbar was held in the state. The ceremony which commenced officially around noon from the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari's...

Press Release: Kwara APC suspends Gani Cook Olododo, 17 others - 2015-06-24
The leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has suspended a former Secretary to State Government, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Saka Cook Olododo? from the party for the duration of one year. An APC memb...

2019: I won't dump PDP for defectors- Kwara guber aspirant - 2018-07-30
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim Ajia, has said that he remains committed to the principles and ideals of the p...

How Prof Yusuf emerged UITH CMD - 2018-06-26
...all the intrigues Vows to make hospital Africa’s medical destination President Muhammadu Buhari last Tuesday approved the appointment of Prof. Abdullahi Dasilva Yusuf as the new Chief Medical Direct...

Sobi Hill: Place of convergence for different faiths - 2013-09-08
Sobi Hill is one of the interesting places in Kwara State. SUCCESS NWOGU, who visited the hill, writes on its geographical importance and people’s belief that it is a place where prayers are a...

Moro communities decry marginalisation - 2017-06-09
Indigenes and communities in Moro Local Government Areas of Kwara State under the aegis of Moro Concerned Elders Movement (MCEM) have appealed to the state government to operate a uniform law that will treat and see Moro ...

Kwara State to Acquire 3 Armoured Tanks for N270m - 2013-05-17
The Kwara State Government, North Central Nigeria has ordered for three Armoured Personnel Tanks worth N270m. This is part of the government’s efforts to ensure the safety of life and ...

THE COGNOMEN OF "IJAKADI L'ORO OFFA" AND BENEVOLENCE HISTORY OF OFFA PEOPLE. By Alabidun, Shuaib Abdulrahman - 2017-12-27
Offa is an ancient town and Headquarters of Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria. By landmass, it is the second largest town in the state, after Ilorin, the state capital that takes first. It is also the tra...

Bukola Saraki vs Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Tribunal begins hearing on petition today - 2015-07-01
The Kwara State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, l would, today, commence hearing in a case challenging the election of Senator Bukola Saraki as Senator representing the Central Senatorial district. ...

Early rains: NiMet warns farmers against planting - 2018-02-21
Following the rains being experienced in and around the central states on Sunday and Monday night, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, has warned farmers against early planting. The News Agency of Nigeria reports tha...

Ilorin: The city where peace is forged - 2014-08-10
Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, is a town whose name was derived from a stone that hunter and farmers used to sharpen their implements. ABIOLA AZEEZ writes on the factors that have shaped the town where cultures and reli...

UNILORIN opens portal for JUPEB registration - 2017-06-24
Registration has begun for the first UNILORIN Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) programme. The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is a national examination body ap...

OPINION: Idiagbon: His Life, His Times Till he died last week. By Ayodele Ojo - 1999-03-29
As sympathisers left the 4, Aderemi Adeleye residence of General Tunde Idiagbon after his interment last Thursday, many of them were overheard wondering what killed the fiery soldier. Could he have died fro...

CHIEF EMMANUEL OLATUNJI ADESOYE (1938 - 2017). By Suraj Tunji Oyewale - 2017-12-04
I opened Facebook today to read about the passage of Chief Emmanuel Olatunji Adesoye, Asiwaju of Offaland, Founder of Okin Group of Companies (Okin Biscuits, Okin Malt etc) and Proprietor of Adesoye College, Offa. Al...

KWASU qualifies for NUGA after hosting preliminaries - 2017-04-12
After successfully hosting the Zone 'B' Preliminaries for the 2017 Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA), the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, has qualified for the NUGA finals to be hosted by the Federal Un...

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