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AS NEW DAWN BREAKS IN KWARA STATE. By Abdulbaqi Jimoh - 2019-03-12
What else can we say other than Alhamdu lilah." All gratitude be unto the Almighty Allah . Congratulations to you and I whom God destined to be active participant in this epoch making struggle to liberate our community ...

The Message from Kwara. By Olusegun Adeniyi - 2019-02-28
The Message from Kwara The Verdit By Olusegun Adeniyi By the time I left Ilorin, capital of my beloved Kwara State on the 6pm Arik flight last Friday to vote in Abuja the next day, the sense of excitement was ...

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 pays February salary - 2019-03-07
The Kwara State Government has commenced the payment of February salary to state civil servants. The State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, who made the announcement in Ilorin On Wednesday, said civi...

Senate intervenes on plans to relocate Nigeria Police Public Relations School from kwara to Nasarawa - 2019-05-04
The Senator-Elect representing Kwara Central senatorial district at the National Assembly, Doctor Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe says the the Senate has intervened into the issue of the underunderground alledged plans by th...

This is good omen for Kwara, lawmaker says of Abdulrazaq's action - 2019-05-04
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq prepares to rebrand Kwara for better governance... For the governor elect of Kwara state, Alh Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq,elections have gone and it's time to work for the delivery of his elec...

FAAC: Kwara to Receive N3.2b as April Allocation as LGs Get N2.4b - 2019-05-01
Kwara State Government has revealed its federal allocation figures for April 2019. In statement issued in Ilorin on Wednesday, the State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu said the state government will...

The International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC) is recruiting into Academic and Non-academic Staff Vacancies - 2019-04-29
The International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC) is a charitable educational institution with a vision to promote inclusive human capital development within the context of evolving national (...

EFCC arraigns four Kwara officials for alleged money laundering - 2019-05-02
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office, Thursday, arraigned four officials of the Kwara State Government over alleged money laundering. They were made to appear before Justice B...

Scrambling for ministerial positions in Kwara - 2019-04-25
The intrigues and jostling are on the increase in Kwara State in the quest for ministerial appointments in the expected new cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. BIOLA AZEEZ writes. TO all that worked in the e...

Offa robbery: Zamfara crisis prevents prosecution witness from coming to Ilorin - 2019-05-03
Absence of a principal prosecution witness has stalled continuous hearing in the trial of the five suspected armed robbers allegedly involved in the April 5, 2018, armed robbery in Offa, Kwara State. The five ...

Two pilots escape death as IAC Trainee aircraft crashlands in Ilorin - 2019-05-03
Residents of Ilorin community area of Ilorin International Airport are now living in palpable fear following a trainee aircraft belonging to International Aviation College (IAC) which crashed landed late yesterday ...

Kwara Gov-Elect urged to emulate Ahmadu Bello, others - 2019-05-03
Experts have called on the Kwara state Governor-Elect to emulate Sir Ahmadu Bello, Awolowo and other past leaders of Nigeria in piloting the affairs of the state. This is as they noted that the state can become Nigeria...

APC defeats PDP 16-0 in Kwara state - 2019-03-11
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has defeated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in all 16 local government areas of Kwara state, in the gubernatorial poll. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of the APC has been declared ...

Ekiti, Ondo, Kwara, Benue ready for N30,000 minimum wage - 2019-04-26
GOVERNORS Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), Abdulfatah Ahmed Kwara) and Samuel Ortom (Benue) have assured workers of their readiness to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage. They spoke yesterday at...

Counting Maigida's Blessings - 2019-05-01
Lately, there has been attempts by various groups and persuasions to evaluate the eight-year performance of the outgoing administration of Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed. Even the Governor himself was quoted to have scored h...

Immortalise my father, Saraki's sister begs Kwara gov-elect - 2019-04-29
Oyinkansola, daughter of the late Kwara State political icon, Dr Olusola Saraki, has appealed to the state governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, to immortalise her father. She said her late father paid his dues...

Kwara PDP Hails Saraki's Appointment As IHRC Ambassador - 2019-04-30
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State has congratulated the Senate President and national leader of the party, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki on his appointment as an Ambassador-at-Large of the International Huma...

Kwara Assembly Passes Law To Stop Gov From Dissolving Elected Councils - 2019-04-23
A Bill for a law to amend the Kwara State Lacal Government (Amendment) law no. 3 of 2006, has been passed by the State House of Assembly. In the amended law, initiated by member representing Oke-Ogun Constituency...

Alleged Diversion of KWASU Subventions: Governor Ahmed Rejects Allegations as False - 2019-04-28
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has denied social media claims that he is pressuring the Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University(KWASU), Professor R. Naalah to falsely admit that the institution has re...

Union urges FG to repair deplorable Kwara highway - 2019-05-01
The Ilorin Emirate Youth Development Association (IEYDA) has urged the federal government to consider an immediate repair of the deplorable portions of Budo-Egba/Otte in Asa local government area of Kwara. T...

Kwara water works shut as workers protest - 2019-04-25
Water works across Kwara state have been shut down following a protest embarked upon by staff of the state Water Corporation. The workers, who took to the streets in Ilorin on Wednesday were protesting non-remi...

Nigeria Labour Congress Get New Boss In Kwara - 2019-04-26
The chairman, Kwara chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Issa Ore, has emerged as the new chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kwara. Naija News Learnt that Ore...

Rainstorm destroy over thirty houses in Kwara state - 2019-04-26
Many residents in Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state have been rendered homeless following a rainstorm that destroyed their houses. The rainstorm also destroyed parts of the state house of assembly ...

KWIRS Boss challenges incoming govt to increase state IGR to N5b monthly - 2019-04-23
The Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service,(KWIRS) Professor Muritala Olakitan Awodun has called on the incoming administration in the state to meet up with the initial target of five billion N...

Zone speakership to Kwara North, APC told - 2019-04-23
A group of elders in Kwara South Senatorial District on Monday called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to zone the position of Speaker to the northern part of the state "in the interest of fairness and...

Emir Appoints Aliyu As New Senior Balogun Of Ilorin Emirate - 2016-08-30
Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has appointed Alhaji Adebayo Aliyu as the new most senior Balogun of Ilorin Emirate Council. The appointee is the Balogun Gambari of Ilorin and his appointment followed th...

Photo News: Speaker Pays Homage to Olofa - 2016-08-12
The Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad exchanging pleasantries with His Royal Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II at the 53rd birthday of Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamasi ...

Press Release: Emir of Ilorin Reconciles Gbemi and Bukola Saraki - 2015-04-10
At long last, the Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has successfully reconciled Senator Bukola Saraki and his sister, former Senator Gbemisola Saraki, the two most popular children of the late strongman of Ilorin p...

I will not loot Kwara's treasury - Gov-elect, Abdulrazaq - 2019-03-12
Kwara Governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state's treasury. Abdulrazaq made the pledge at a media bri...

Kwara LG Councillorship Elections: APC Wins 184, PDP 9 - 2017-11-19
Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission, KWASIEC, has announced candidates of the All Progressive Congress, APC, as the winner of 184 councillorship seats in the just concluded local government election in Kwara Stat...

OPINION: Inside Kwara's Crumbling Dynasty By Bayonle Abdulkadir - 2019-03-05
The leader of Kwara's crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections thi...

Ilesha Baruba Stool: Prof. Halidu Abubakar emerges new Emir - 2015-05-09
Emeritus Professor of Public Finance at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Halidu Ibrahim Abubakar, has emerged the new Emir of Ilesha- Baruba in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, National Pilot...

Why Saraki lost Kwara Central - Abu Ibrahim - 2019-03-01
Senate President Bukola Saraki lost his Kwara Central senatorial seat ?last Saturday partly because he has not treated his people fairly, Sen Abu Ibrahim (APC, Katsina) has said.? Saraki, who has been in the Se...

Photo News: The Emir of Ilorin in Morocco (more photos) - 2014-07-20
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari (middle) and his entourage on his arrival at a World Islamic Conference in Morocco on Friday. ...

EFCC Arraigns Internet Fraudster in Ilorin - 2019-03-08
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office on March 7, 2019 arraigned a suspected yahoo boy, Muhammad Umar Faruk, before Justice Babagana Ashigar of a Federal High Court, sitting in...

Four to die by hanging in Kwara - 2019-03-07
A Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital has sentenced a notorious criminal, Olatunji Ibrahim Ariyo and four others to death. Others include Ganiyu Sulyman Yaro, Timothy Oyebanji, Lukman Ol...

Kwara APC gov candidate alleges victimisation of workers - 2019-03-05
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Kwara State governorship election on Saturday, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Monday told the state government to stop victimising civil servants. But the st...

'Ahmed out to destroy LG pensioners in Kwara' - 2019-03-06
Retirees under the aegis of Local Government Pensioners Association of Nigeria have accused the Kwara state government of planning to totally annihilating local government pensioners. The association condemne...

Over 2,500 PDP Members Defect To APC In Kwara - 2019-03-04
Barely a week to the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, over 2, 500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ilorin West and Asa local government ...

APC wins all 24 seats in Kwara House of Assembly - 2019-03-11
The All Progressives Congress has won all the 24 seats in Kwara State House of Assembly. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kwara State, Garba Madami, om Sunday announced that the APC won all the seats co...

Kwara ANRP gov candidate, PDP leaders defect to APC - 2019-03-04
Less than six days to the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections, the governorship candidate of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party in Kwara State, Dr. AbdulMumeen Yinka Ajia, has decamped to the All Progressives ...

2019 election: What I'll do to ensure APC wins Kwara guber - Saraki - 2019-03-04
Gbemisola Saraki, sister to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has vowed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, would produce the next governor of Kwara State. While Gbemisola is a member of APC, her brothe...

APC's Abdulrazaq wins Kwara governorship election - 2019-03-11
The Kwara State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has won the governorship election held on Saturday. He polled 331,546 votes to emerge as the winner of the highly an...

Kwara: PDP, APC in last minute calculations - 2019-03-06
As the electorate in Kwara State get set to elect their governor and members of the state House of Assembly, the political players in the state have embarked on last minute contacts and changing their strategies afte...

2019: Kwara politicians return to drawing board for March - 2019-03-03
As it was with Michael Gerard Tyson, former undisputed world heavyweight champion, so has it been with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Tyson, between 1985 and 2005 was a ferocious boxer who mauled his opponents w...

Why Kwara People 'Buried Saraki' Politically - Oshiomhole - 2019-02-28
National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole has insinuated that Senate President Bukola Saraki lost in the National Assembly elections because he was "extremely arrogant." The...

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