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Kwara NLC Breaks Silence On N30,000 Minimum Wage - 2019-11-10
The Kwara State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC ) will soon make public its position on the implementation of N30,000 new minimum wage for workers in the state. The union which has kept mute on the is...

Appeal Court sacks Kwara APC lawmaker, declares PDP Winner - 2019-11-12
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ilorin, on Tuesday, declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Assembly candidate for Ilorin South State Constituency, Hon.Abdulraheem Agboola, as the duly elected member of the ...

Kwara APC leadership crisis deepens - 2019-11-10
The crisis rocking the Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress deepened on Thursday when the state Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, received the newly constituted executive of the party in the Ifelodun L...

Kwara governor commiserates with family of deceased intending Corp members as Parents advocate two week deadline for camp closing - 2019-11-07
The Kwara state governor Abdulrasaq Abdulrahaman has commiserated with the families of the deceased prospective Corp members and the bus driver who died in an auto crash yesterday in Mokwa, Niger State, on the way to th...

AbdulRazaq congratulates PDP candidate over Appeal Court judgment - 2019-11-12
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the candidate of the PDP for House of Assembly in Ilorin South Constituency Hon. Jimoh AbdulRaheem Agboola over the Appeal Court judgment that ordered his...

Foundation begins solar power installation in 4000 Kwara homes - 2019-11-08
An engineer mounting a solar panel As part of an effort to address power challenge in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, a Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO), Salman Shagaya Foundation, has begun the installation of solar...

Ayeoribe: Governors risk labour's fury over minimum wage - 2019-11-10
A former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel Ayeoribe says labour will paralyse activities in states that are not ready to implement the new minimum wage and negotiate the conseq...

Breastfeeding children and not men prevents cancer - Expert - 2019-10-15
A medical expert, Mrs Abigael Shona, says breastfeeding a baby and not man could prevent breast cancer in women. Shona told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin that contrary to popular belief th...

Profile of New Commissioner Nominees - 2019-10-22
An entrepreneur and renowned community development advocate, 38-year-old Harriet hailed from Okeayo/Ora community in Ifelodun local government area of the state. She was an officer at Surveillance Department of the Nation...

Three men arrested with human skull in Ilorin - 2019-11-05
A Senior Magistrate's Court in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Monday, ordered that three men, charged with being in possession of a human skull, be remanded in a correctional centre. The Senior Magistrate, Mr Abdulrahman ...

Man Remanded For Allegedly Killing Sibling In Kwara - 2019-11-08
...Claims he was having illicit affair with his wife AN herdsman, Iliasu Abubakar, has been remanded in Oke-Kura Correctional Centre, Ilorin, after confessing to have murdered his brother, Isah Abubakar, in Gwana...

Former Governor Ahmed Mourns Olupako of Share - 2019-11-02
Former Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has described the death of the Olupako of Share, Oba Abubakar Garba as a sad and painful loss. In a condolence message following the monarch's demise on Sa...

Opposition: Kwara governor calls for spiritual intervention - 2019-11-03
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has urged spiritual and religious leaders in the state to pray for the success of his administration against alleged activities of the opposition. Speaking in Igba...

Court remands Kwara television GM over fraud - 2019-11-07
The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned the General Manager of Kwara State Television Authority, Alhaji Abdulfatai Adewale Adebowale, on a six count charge borde...

OPINION: Muritala Awodun; The Maigida ‘Star Boy’ By Tajudeen Habeeb - 2019-10-05
For keen followers of the Nigerian political discourse, ‘Star boy’ is the political sobriquet of Professor Yemi Osibanjo, the Vice President Federal Republic of Nigeria. This is in consonance with h...

AbdulRazaq names new Rector for Kwara Poly - 2019-10-25
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of Dr Abdul Jimoh Mohammed as substantive Rector of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, a government's statement said on Friday. The state...

Insecurity: Kwara assembly wants review of 'Operation Harmony' - 2019-10-24
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state. Kwara State House of Assembly has called on Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to review the activities of the state security outfit, Operation Harmony, in order to reposition ...

We will immortalise Yekini, cater for family - Kwara FA - 2019-10-24
The Kwara State Football Association has said late football icon, Rashidi Yekini, would be immortalised in the state. Kwara FA chairman, Idris Musa, said this in commemoration of the late Yekini's 56th post...

Kwara Gov releases new commissioner-nominees’ list - 2019-10-22
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday released an additional six-person commissioner-nominees’ list, with five more women added to what has now gone down in history as Nigeria’s most gender...

Newly-created Kwara Customs command generated N1.27b in 3 months - 2019-11-06
The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Area Command, says it generated the sum of N1.27 billion within three months of creation. This was contained in a statement issued by Chado Zakari, the Public Relations Officer o...

OPINION: The return of authentic sports development. By Segun Odegbami - 2019-09-21
Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State of Nigeria, has returned to normalcy after the frenzy of two whole weeks of a festival of sports that many stakeholders have described as the best sports development programme to...

Kwara politicising distribution of materials to schools - Saraki's aide - 2019-10-06
Mr Otukoko Ibrahim, Director of Projects and Environment of Mandate Constituency Office of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, insists that the instructional materials produced for schools in Kwara Sta...

Kwara harps on transform roaming cattle into business - 2019-10-26
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says the state needs to harness the cow business along the value chain to enhance sustainability and profitability. AbdulRazaq made this known in Ilorin at two-day training fo...

OPINION: Oba Abu @72: The Celebration of a Paragon! By Abubakar Imam - 2019-10-22
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 is a date; which may be regarded as any other! Yes, it is!! However, on deeper reflections; it is a unique date it is a date that marks the day a great icon, an often misunderstood Nigerian pa...

Man in court for vandalising streetlight cables - 2019-10-29
An Ilorin Magistrates' Court, on Monday, ordered the remand of a man, Abdullahi Ibrahim, in prison custody for alleged vandalism of streetlight cables. Ibrahim, who resides behind GTB Bank, G.R.A., Ilorin is fac...

Seizure of Assets: Court misled into granting temporary forfeiture order - Saraki - 2019-10-21
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has stated that his attention has been drawn to an order said to have been granted by a Federal High Court in Lagos for a temporary forfeiture of his property on 17...

FG awards N58bn Bida-Patigi road, Napengo bridge - Lai Mohammed - 2019-11-10
The Federal Government is to award a N58 billion contract for the Bida-Sachi-Patigi Road and the Napenko Bridge along that road, which links Kwara with two other States, Niger and Kogi. The Minister of Inform...

Kwara health workers demand 100 percent salary - 2019-10-16
The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) yesterday appealed to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State to pay 100 percent Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) to its members in the state. ...

APC IFELODUN adopts report of its probe panel - 2019-11-02
...Appoint new leaders The suspended Chairman and his Vice of the All Progressives Congress APC in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Mohammed Shillo Awobimpe and his Vice Mallam Baba Malik have been...

Kwara Assembly Approves N130,380,403,956 Revised Budget For the State - 2019-10-17
The Kwara State House of Assembly has approved N130,380,403,956 as the new revised total budget size of the State as against the initial N157,802,032,561 with a decrease of N27,421,628,605, representing 17.4 per cent....

Bacita: Kwara community where sugar factory brings bitterness - 2019-10-20
Sugar plantation like this has since become history in Bacita, a community previsously addressed as Bacita Sugar Nothing often brings bitterness to residents of Bacita in Kwara State than remembering the glorious days of...

Kwara health workers appeal on 7-month salary arrears - 2019-10-16
Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Kwara state chapter, has appealed to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to pay seven months salary arrears of its members in the 16 local government areas of the state...

FRSC hands over N119,000, other items recovered from Kwara accident to victims - 2019-10-13
The Federal Road Safety Corps, Omu-Aran Unit Command in Kwara, has returned N119,000 and other valuables recovered at the scene of a lone auto-accident in Omu-Aran to their owners. Mr Festus Adetunji, the FRSC O...

The Truth Behind Rashidi Yekini' s Mother Condition - 2016-05-11
Oba Abdul-Wahab Oyetoro of Onira has expressed regret that Nigeria does not honor its sports heroes, and called on the government to take measures to immortalize them, with specific reference to soccer legend Rashidi Y...

KWHA Reveals Names of 9 New Commissioner Nominees - 2015-11-03
Kwara State House of Assembly has on Tuesday confirmed the receipt of additional nine names of commissioner-nominees forwarded to the House for screening and confirmation by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed. Reading the nam...

Woman allegedly inflicts burns on housemaids with hot iron - 2019-10-16
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, have arrested one Hajiya Balqees Yahaya Mohammed for allegedly using hot iron to inflict burns on two of her housemaids....

Gobir's Foundation Empowers 500 Women With Interest-Free Loans In Kwara - 2019-09-21
A non-governmental organization in Kwara state, Gobir Organization Foundation, has flagged off the disbursement of interest-free loans to indigent women and widows in the area, in line with its laid down vision and mis...

Kwara Govt. begins distribution of 40 million anti malaria items across 16 LGAs - 2019-10-27
The Kwara government says it has started the training of healthcare workers on malaria treatment and the distribution of over 40 million malaria commodities across the 16 local government areas of the state. Spea...

Plaudits for Kwara governor over women in exco - 2019-10-28
One hundred and sixty-nine additional women groups have praised Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for nominating nine women, or 56.25 per cent as commissioner-designates. This came barely 72 hours aft...

Environmental Hazard: UNILORIN road littered with refuse - 2019-10-16
The middle of the popular Tanke road, along the University of Ilorin in Kwara state has become a temporary refuse dump site. Correspondent Ibrahim Alege reports that residents are to blame for the eyesore that also pose...

'APC is Relatively at Peace in Kwara State' - 2019-11-07
Hammed Shittu makes a determined effort to examine the state of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, in Kwara State in an interview with its Chairman, Hon. Bashr Omolaja Bolarinwa Why do you think Kwa...

Kwara: AbdulRasaq's controversial list of commissioner-nominees. By Biodun Fagbemi - 2019-09-22
The delay in constituting the recently announced cabinet in Kwara State has been blamed on a rumoured Cold War between old factions of state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC). For about four months, Governor Ab...

A Batch of 6 New Commissioners Sent to the Kwara State House of Assembly for Confirmation - 2019-10-09
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has forwarded a letter containing names of commissioner nominee to the kwara state House of Assembly for confirmation. The letter sent by the Governor and read ...

Govt Urged to Unlock Nigeria's Tourism Potential - 2019-10-30
The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Housing and Procurement, Senator Oyelola Ashiru, has advised the federal government to take steps towards unlocking the country's tourism potential so as to boost revenue generation ...

Unilorin win 3rd JAMB tertiary institutions football tourney - 2019-10-20
University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition. In t...

Abdulrazaq Forwards Four Commissioner-Nominees to KWHA - 2019-09-17
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government area of the st...

Nigeria Must Look Beyond Oil, Says Kwara Gov - 2019-10-17
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called for urgent measures to diversify the Nigerian economy and reduce the country's reliance on crude oil. He, however, stressed the need to increas...

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