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UNILORIN releases 2017/2018 admission list - 2017-12-04
The University of Ilorin has finally released admission list of for undergraduates for the 2017 and 2018 academic session. According to insider, the university only accomodate 8,000 aspirants out of more than 100,0...

Gov Ahmed Urges Kwara Poly to Reduce Fees by N5000 - 2017-12-05
In recent days, our Government has become aware of complaints by students, parents and stakeholders regarding the alleged increase in Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, fees. For the avoidance of doubt, the Kwara Stat...

Ahmed Releases N378m to Tertiary Institutions - 2017-12-05
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed directs the release of N378,426,018.04 as fourth quarter allocation to Kwara State Colleges of Education, Ilorin, Oro and Lafiagi, CAILS Ilorin, School of Midwifery and others...

Asiwaju of Offa, Chief Emmanuel Adesoye is dead - 2017-12-03
Details soon......

Why I want to establish university in my community - Ahman Patigi - 2014-10-02
A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Aliyu Bahago Ahman-Patigi said his intention to establish a university in his community is to build young and vibrant youth who will take the country to the next level of d...

Rafiu Ibrahim Set for Grand Empowerment - 2016-11-22
Kwara South Senator, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim yesterday officially inaugurated a standing committee for his three in one (3 in 1) empowerment programme. The committee, which is chaired by Distinguished Senator Bisi...

Kwara Poly: Increase in Fees Must be Stopped - Saraki - 2017-12-04
Just this morning, students from my constituency sent me the details of the school fees that the Registrar of the Kwara State Polytechnic released for the 2017/2018 academic session through Whatsapp. After reviewing ...

Company acquires 1900 hectares of land, to create 700 jobs - 2017-08-17
At least 700 jobs would be created for Kwara State youths following the acquisition of 1900 hectares of land for farming by QuinnMcGrath Limited, a company owned by Mr. Didi Ndiomu. A statement made available to Puls...

OPINION: 5yrs in mind: Tribute to my late father, Alhaji S.A. Arowona. By Abdulazeez Arowona - 2016-01-30
My late father, Alhaji Salihu Ayinla Arowona was so different from every father I have ever come across in life. Sure, he and I used to discuss and move around at his will. But he also talked about feelings and encou...

Jubilation in Ilorin over passage of Peace Corps bill - 2017-08-02
By AHMED 'LATEEF The city of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital was thrown into frenzy on Wednesday as members of Nigerian Peace Corps stormed major streets, celebrating pass...

Five Kwara officials arraigned for alleged forgery - 2017-09-25
The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service, KWIRS, has arraigned five government officials before the state Revenue Court for alleged criminal conspiracy and forgery of tax receipts. This was disclosed in a statement o...

Police arrest church member who hijack car with 12-month baby in Ilorin - 2017-09-09
Kwara State police command has arrested a middle aged man on Friday in Ilorin after he hijacked a car with a 12-month old baby on Thursday night. Tribune Online gathered that the babyís mother, a serving offi...

Kwara applicants allege extortion by liaison office - 2016-05-05
Some Kwara State citizens have decried the non-issuance of receipts by the officials of the Kwara State Liaison Office, Victoria Island, Lagos State, who daily collect the sum of N2,000 each from applicants seeking to ...

Kwara Set to Rename KWASU after Late Dr. Saraki - 2013-05-04
There are strong indications that Kwara State University,KWASU, Malete will soon change its name to either Sola Saraki University,SOSU, or Abubakar Sola Saraki University (ASSU) in honour of the State’s political...

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) ...

Unilorin Political Science Dept to hold National Conference on Security - 2016-11-21
The Department of Political Science, University of Ilorin will this week organise a National Conference with the theme: State, Governance and Insecurity. The Conference will hold between Wednesday 23rd and Thursday ...

Opinion: Fathers and sons Incorporated. By Is'haq Modibbo Kawu - 2016-01-14
ONE of the most significant issues of recent revelations of high wire corruption in Nigeria today, is the way that leading politicians have brought their children into the corruption loop. Top Nigerian politicians are ...

Mandate Estates: Kwara plans to evict defaulters - 2012-02-08
The houses are built in Mandate I, Mandate II in Ilorin, the state capital, as well as Mandate Estates in Shonga, Kaiama, Omu-Aran, Offa, Kaiama and Irepodun. The estates were built by the administration of former Gove...

Photo News: Gov Ahmed after Tarawih at Mecca - 2015-07-15
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, Senator Kabir Gaya and Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar following Ramadan Tarawih prayers in ...

'Small businesses can't access Bank of Industry' - 2014-06-24
An industrialist in Kwara State, Chief Hezekiel Adediji, said many small businesses cannot access the Bank of Industry intervention programme, calling on the government to put in place micro-credit scheme for small and...

Tanke Streets Lights - 2012-03-10
Streets lights recently fixed on Tunde Idiagbon Road, Tanke are currently being test-run. The Chinese made street-lights were fixed a few weeks ago. Many residents of the area are wondering how the lights will be powered ...

OPINION: Why Buhari appointed Gbemi Saraki as a Pro-Chancellor. By Mohammed Abdulkareem - 2016-04-18
It was on a fateful Friday, and it was supposed to be just like any other. But in the life of Sen. Gbemisola Saraki and her larger political family, it was a Friday that they would never forget in a hurry. It was a day ...

OPINION - Kwara 2015: Atunwa, The Man The Cap Fits Most. By Akeem Olanihun - 2014-07-30
The world isn't only craving for development, but importantly, sustainable development. The demand for sustainable development has become very strong that it decides the modus and pattern in which a development will tak...

KWIRS meets Oke-Ero traditional rulers - 2016-06-21
The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) has taken its sensitization and awareness program to Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State to solicit for the support of all the traditional rulers at the palace ...

Kwara JAAC meeting holds tomorrow - 2016-01-28
The Kwara State monthly Joint Accounts Allocation Committee (JAAC) meeting for the month of January, 2016 will hold tomorrow by 2 pm. According to a statement by the State Commissioner for Finance, Demola Banu, the ...

NOUN graduates to join NYSC, Law School programme soon - Director - 2015-09-04
Graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) would soon be allowed to participate in the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) and the Nigerian Law School Programme. The Director, Ilorin S...

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...

OPINION: Corruption trial: Day of reckoning for Saraki? By Femi Yusuf - 2016-04-15
The Friday 5th of February, 2016 Supreme Court judgment on the issue of Senate President, Bukola Saraki's case at Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) got me thinking about the hey days of his administration as the executive go...

Kwara Poly Tuition Increment: NAPS threatens showdown with mgt - 2017-10-26
Following the increment in school fees of students of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) has issued a-seven day ultimatum to the institution's management to reverse th...

Photo News: Yunusa Yahaya picks Kwara North Senate form - 2014-10-30
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UNILORIN: People told me it was impossible to make 1st class in law but I never believed them - Kazeem Abiodun - 2014-10-25
Kazeem Abiodun is the pioneer first class graduate from the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Kwara State and the overall best graduating student in the 2012/2013 academic session with a 4.67 CGPA. In this interv...

Roll call of dignitaries as Gov Ahmed buries mother in-law - 2016-07-25
It was a roll call of who is who as the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed buried his mother in-law in the far away Ibadan, the largest city in West Africa and capital of Oyo State. Representative ...

Seed surveillance exercise in Kwara: NASC wages war against sale of bad seeds - 2012-06-25
National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has warned seed dealers to desist from selling poor quality seeds that aggravate food insecurity in the country. Assistant Director, Quality Control of NASC, Agboola Ad...

Ilorin Emirate Youths salute philanthropist over Radio House project - 2017-07-11
The Ilorin Emirate Youths Development Association, IEYDA, has commended the Chief Executive Officer of 101.9 Sobi FM radio station, Alhaji Luqman Mustapha, for his foresight towards national development. This is was ...

RIP MUYIDEEN MUSTAPHA OPOBIYI: MURDERED BY THEIR BULLET - 2012-01-06
Muyideen Mustapha Opobiyi was the son of Alhaji Mustapha Oke-Odo Opobiyi. He was from Agbaji area in Ilorin, Kwara State. He attended Da’rul Salam Computer Training Institute of Information Technology and only ...

TechnoServe: Oyo, Kogi, Kwara Cashew Farmers Receive Training - 2013-07-29
TECHNOSERVE, a Washington based poverty eradicating organisation, in collaboration with OLAM Nigeria has launched a training program aimed at empowering cashew farmers in Nigeria. According to a statement&n...

Ciroma, Gbenga Daniel commiserate with Sarakis - 2012-11-17
Former Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Northern Political Forum, Mallam Adamu Ciroma, yesterday led members of his group to Ilorin, the Kwara State capital to pay condolence visit to the family of the late Wa...

Press Release: Ajibola promise to upgrade Olupako of Share to 1st Class - 2015-03-18
The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kwara, Sen. Simeon Ajibola, has promised to upgrade the stool of Olupako of Share in Ifelodun local government of the state to First Class status if...

...Arrest 41 Suspected Cultists in Kwara - 2017-09-14
Kwara State Police Commissioner, Mr. Lawan Addo, wednesday said that no fewer than 41 suspected cultists had been arrested and charged to court since assumption of office three months ago in the state. Addo disclos...

Market: Yagba in Patigi. By Comfort Yakubu - 2016-02-10
In the past when Patigi market was a hub of commercial activities, people from Yagba in Kogi State formed majority of the people who came to Patigi for market, they start arriving a day or two to the market day, they s...

IEDPU's award fiesta for Saraki, Lawal, Adisa, Gobir, others - 2016-01-02
By Ahmed 'Lateef Ilorin, an ancient city historically, is a conglomerate of multiple of cultural backgrounds. It is a town that plays host to ethnic nationalities from different parts of Nigeria and a few African co...

Kwara 2015: Saraki's daughter, Lawal's son battle for PDP gov ticket - 2014-11-02
About 14 aspirants are set to vie for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest in the 2015 governorship election in Kwara State. The aspirants, most of who are said to have collected the pa...

Audio of Gov Ahmed's Interview (The Governor Explains) - 2017-08-30
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'Nursing School for Commissioning Soon' - 2013-05-19
The Kwara State government has concluded arrangements for the accreditation of its new College of Nursing, Oke-Ode in Ifelodun local government area of the state by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. ...

I'm not in running battle with Gov Ahmed- Kwara South Senator - 2017-11-11
The Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has clarified that he was not in a strain relationship with Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, as be...

OPINION - Ilorin: A People and a City in Transition. By Abdulmumin Yinka Ajia - 2015-05-07
Ilorin, a city situated in the northernmost part of Yorubaland and the southwesternmost Emirate in the Sokoto Caliphate, has been continuously inhabited since the late 18th century. Ilorin emirate itself came into...

Late Minister, a bridge builder and lover of Ilorin community - Kawu Baraje - 2017-01-23
The Late former Minister of State for Education, Alhaji SAKA Saadu has been described as a bridge builder whose death would leave an irreparable vacuum. A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Aljaji Kawu ...

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