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OPINION: Re: Will Ahmed Make it To Senate in 2019: A Corrective Reminder and Rejoinder. By Muyideen Femi Akorede - 2018-01-09
This piece serves to correct the erroneous impressions created by an article published in the January 7th edition of Daily Trust, titled "Will Ahmed Make It to Senate in 2019". While we regard the contrived deba...

OPINION: Eighty-nine hearty cheers to Africa's 'Father of Geology'. By Hafsat Magaji - 2016-08-30
Date: Friday, August 12, 2016. Place was Offa, Kwara state. Being a Friday, it was not unusual that series of activities to mark the birthday of one of Africa's illustrious sons culminated into a special Juma'at service. ...

Geri-Alimi Underpass: KWSG gives 7-day ultimatum to property owners to vacate premises - 2017-01-26
The Kwara State Government has issued a seven-day ultimatum to all landlords and property owners whose properties fall within the right-of-way of the Geri-Alimi underpass project on both sides of the road to remove such f...

How Ilorin NBA election was won, lost - 2018-06-14
The two-year leadership of the Issa Manzuma of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, came to an end yesterday as lawyers went to the poll to elect new executives. Consequently, a Senior State Cou...

Members of Kwara Executive Council (2008) - 2008-09-29
Members of the Executive Council 1 Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki ...

Kwara Records Over 80% Pass In 2017 JSSCE - 2017-09-16
Kwara State Government on Friday confirmed that over 80 per cent of the 43,430 students who sat for the 2017 Junior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (JSSCE) passed. Hajia Maryam Garba, the Permanent Secretar...

Umar Saro, Oloyede, Ambali, Taiwo Awoniyi Get National Honours - 2014-09-19
The Federal government has released the list of honourees for the 2013/2014 National Honours Award. Among the prominent names from Kwara State are Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Abdulganiy Amb...

Kwara domesticates Urban, Regional Planning law - 2018-02-01
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has signed the state Urban and Regional Planning bill into law, thus domesticating the law and its practices. Under the new Law, stiffer penalties await culprits, while...

Plat Tech, Iqra Books take Book Reading Promotion to Rural Areas - 2017-03-04
Parents and guardians of school pupils in rural areas have been urged to desist from interfering in the school attendance of their wards in primary and secondary schools. This was the recurring message by speakers at the...

Tradition Rules our Fashion Choice - Hajiya Amina Sambo, Sarah Jibrin - 2012-12-08
Nigerian women like to go traditional when it comes to weddings, cultural or religious ceremonies. Some also prefer to cover up according to their religious beliefs. Whatever the choice a woman makes, she should kn...

Kwara 2015: Wrong choice of minister led to PDP's defeat - Yinka Aluko - 2016-01-23
Alhaji Ahmed Yinka Aluko was the Deputy Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State in the recently concluded 2015 elections. The former Special Adviser fondly called ‘Esho’ in this interv...

Kwara To Build New Secretariat - 2017-06-08
The Kwara State Executive Council has approved the construction of a new State secretariat in Ilorin, the State capital to house the Ministries of Energy, Planning, Commerce and Water resources. This was disclosed ...

How to Hold a Fair Election and Why We Must - Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari - 2014-11-03
Ibrahim Gambari, a veteran diplomat and scholar who retired from the United Nations in 2012, is now heading a Nigerian-based think tank 'with a difference'. The Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development ...

Prof. Oyawoye Denies Condemning Kwara Govt Over State of Ajase-Ipo /Offa Road - 2014-10-09
A retired University lecturer and first Professor of Geology in Africa, Mosobalaje Oyawoye yesterday described a newspaper publication credited to him as worthless and misleading. The don in a statement signed by ...

Opinion - Malomo: A Researcher And Devoted Wife - 2013-05-18
By Fatima Abubakre Professor (Mrs.) Sylvia Omonirume Malomo is a Molecular Biochemist at the University of Ilorin. She is the first female Dean of Science in the institution and her research interests revolve...

BUA Acquires FG's Lafiagi Sugar Coy - 2010-08-16
In a bid to enhance its capacity to produce pure refined sugar from sugar cane, BUA Group has acquired Lafiagi Sugar Company, a fully integrated sugar processing plant hitherto owned and operated by the Federal  Govern...

OPINION: Iyiola Oyedepo: Separating Truth from Bitter Propaganda. By Abdulwahaab Oba - 2016-06-23
A few days ago, an opinion piece written by Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, the embattled Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State, entitled: "Governor Ahmed Fatah: The clock ticks", caught my eye. Coming in th...

Okuta community groans over water scarcity - 2014-12-09
Residents of Okuta in the Baruten local government area of Kwara State on Tuesday cried out for help over the perennial water shortage in the border community. A cross-section of the people who spoke with the...

Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki: A tribute - 2012-12-02
By Ebenezer Babatope DR Abubakar Olusola Saraki is dead. His remains have since been buried in his family house in Ilorin, Kwara State. He was a great man. It is a great pity that Nigerians are yet to imbibe the ...

WORKS COMMENCE ON AFON - ABOTO - OYO STATE BOUNDARY ROAD - 2017-07-08
Constriction works have commenced on the Afon-Aboto-Oyo state boundary road in the Afon District of ASA Local Government Area, Kwara state. This road has been a major request of the people Afon District and in fact t...

He Was Wonderful, Says Mrs. Morenike Saraki - 2012-11-15
Florence, widow of the late Dr. Olusola Saraki, yesterday described him as a wonderful man. She said: "I have to thank God for everything. He was a very wonderful man. I can never forget him. He was a good...

Saraki's Pound Of Flesh - 2003-09-29
By Fola Adekeye The dethronement of Busari Alasa, Magaji Are of Ilorin and father of the immediate past governor of Kwara State is seen as a move by Bukola Saraki, incumbent governor to settle an existing politica...

Kwara Assembly confirms 19 commissioner nominees - 2018-05-17
The Kwara House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of 19 commissioners nominees sent to it by Gov. AbdulFatah Ahmed. The nominees were confirmed after a screening which lasted for five hours. Speaker ...

OPINION: Last Word On The PMS Price Hike. By Abdulmumin Yinka Ajia - 2016-05-19
Some public intellectuals became unnecessarily emotional on the PMS price hike without first looking at the facts on the ground. Some of them were misleading others within their social circle about what really happened wh...

Kwara Assembly Seeks Succour For Rainstorm Victims - 2018-03-22
The Kwara House of Assembly on Wednesday, urged the state government to urgently provide succour to victims of last Saturday rainstorm that rendered many of them homeless in some parts of the state. The House gave...

Kwara govt, PDP squabble over alleged incendiary comment - 2016-09-10
In this piece, AHMED 'LATEEF writes on the renewed battle line between the Kwara State government and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state over some comment considered to be falsehood claim against the former. ...

Opinion: Why ACN Failed in Kwara - 2012-09-07
By Abdulrazaq O. Hamzat The fact that the Action Congress of Nigeria ACN pulled crowd in the 2011 Kwara State election is not hidden, but it is also clear that its crowd was less than PDP's. If not for the d...

Kwara 2019: Who flies APC guber flag? By AHMED 'LATEEF - 2017-05-22
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, political comradeship and intrigues had begun in earnest among likely contenders for governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State not minding the peculiari...

Ilorin: Celebrating culture, tradition at end of Ramadan - 2013-08-10
Ilorin, the capital of Kwara state, is predominantly an Islamic town in north central Nigeria. It is also famous for its rich Islamic cultural heritage, features which stand out this ancient town among its contempora...

All Nigerian politicians sponsor thugs - Olofa of Offa - 2018-06-24
The Olofa of Offa in the Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, in this interview with SUCCESS NWOGU, speaks on the April 5 bank robberies in the ancient town and the police investigation ...

Buhari, Saraki, others for centenary honouring Markaz founder, El-Ilory - 2018-03-21
President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Hon. Justice M. A. Belgore, among others, are expected at the week-long centenary celebrations of the life, times and works of Sheik Adam Abdullahi El-Ilory...

Saraki Vs IGP: Kwara judiciary steps in, wants suspects returned to Ilorin - 2018-05-18
Saraki says Police IG Idris plotting to 'frame' him Police reply Saraki, warn him against jeopardising murder investigations Saraki Vs IGP Idris: Kwara police, Force HQ contradict each other on murder 'victims'...

Kwara police arrests Kale Bayero - 2016-03-04
The Kwara state police command yesterday made another break through with the arrest of one of the notorious cultists terrorising the state, Kale Bayero Sources close to the state police authorities confirmed the arre...

Ahmed, Atunwa mourn Jidas's death - 2013-06-05
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji (Dr) Abdulfatah Ahmed has commiserated with the family of late Amosa Jida, the Peoples Democratic Party elder in the state just as he described his death as a huge loss to the state in g...

Kwara pensioners protest Supreme Court ruling - 2017-05-30
AGGRIEVED pensioners in Kwara State have taken to the streets of Ilorin, to protest the Supreme Court ruling referring their case against the state government back to the State High Court for trial. The 9,030 pe...

After 23 years of legal tussle, opponents bulldoze Kwara community - 2017-09-08
No fewer than 80 people, including adults and children, have been rendered homeless at Ara Village in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State, near the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. The distraught victims wept...

Economic recession: Ex-PDP Kwara guber aspirant tasks labour - 2017-05-03
As economic downturn persists, a former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State in the 2015 general elections, Alhaji Akeem Lawal, has urged the organized labour to initiate workable ide...

Muslim NGOs Urged to Take Documentation Serious - 2017-09-19
Muslim Charities have been sensitized on the importance of proper financial documentation and accountability in their day-to-day activities. This was emphasized by a lecturer and acting head of the department of ...

A SPEECH DELIVERED BY RT. HON. DR. ALI AHMAD, SPEAKER, KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON RESUMPTION FROM END-OF-YEAR RECESS ON TUESDAY, 24TH JANUARY, 2017 - 2017-01-26
Hon. Colleagues, I give gratitude to the Almighty for His mercies and for giving us life and good health to witness beginning of another new year 2017. I hereby congratulate you all for the successes recor...

Text of Kwara State 2016 Budget Proposal - 2015-12-22
THE 2016 APPROPRIATION BILL, DELIVERED TO THE KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, BY HIS EXCELLENCY, ALHAJI (DR) ABDULFATAH AHMED, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE ON TUESDAY, 22NDDECEMBER, 2015. ...

Seni Saraki Tips ABS For Scientific Soccer - 2015-12-22
Nigeria National League (NNL) club, ABS FC of Ilorin chairman, Seni Saraki has promised that the team will play scientific football in the coming season. The young football administrator who visited the execu...

My father used to be a boxer - Mustapha Akanbi's son - 2014-07-21
Prof. Mohammed Akanbi is a son of the pioneer Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, Justice Mustapha Akanbi. He talks about his father’s life and times with SUCCESS ...

Kwara Gov Seeks Unity Among Members - 2018-05-14
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, at the weekend reiterated the need for the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the state to close ranks and work together for the progress of the party and the fut...

My sister went to report a peeping Tom to the police when she was killed -Brother of Offa robbery victim - 2018-04-14
The event of last Thursday in Offa, Kwara State, will perhaps remain unforgettable in many months to come. That day, mothers lost their children; children lost their mothers; husbands lost their wives; and wives lost thei...

Fake lawyer jailed 10 months in Kwara - 2017-07-11
A Chief Magistrate's Court in Ilorin, Kwara State, has sentenced one Itopa Peter Adogun to 10 months' imprisonment with an option of N10,000 fine for fraudulently practicing as lawyer. The court, presided over by C...

UNILORIN VC Race: IEDPU alleges plot to disqualify Ilorin indigenes - 2017-04-28
The Ilorin Emirate Descendant Progressive Union (IEDPU), yesterday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, raised the alarm over alleged plot by those it described as "fifth columnists", to scuttle the chances of indigenes of...

Gbemi Saraki: Between defection and reconciliation - 2015-03-13
There is apprehension in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State over rumour of the defection of one of its governorship aspirants, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, over alleged maltreatment of the ex-senator by the pa...

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