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2017-04-27
World Malaria Day: Scale up more support for malaria treatment, says NGO
A Non Governmental Organization, The Health Builders Initiative has called on Nigerians to maintain personal hygiene and avoid water stagnation in their areas to prevent malaria disease. The Media Director of the N...
Saraki Urges Nigerians To Embrace Preventive Healthcare Strategies
...Leads Senate Leadership to Immunize Children Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on communities to embrace preventive healthcare strategies like immunization, in order to prevent the outbreak ...
Commissioner seeks CITN support on tax payment advocacy in Kwara
The Kwara State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Aro Yahaya, has called on Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to support the state government in its advocacy on tax payment. The commissio...
Baboko burnt shops for reconstruction soon - TIC Chairman
The Transition Implementation Chairman (TIC) Chairman of Ilorin West Local Government Area, Alhaji Abdul-hameed Oladipupo Alli, has assured that the shops destroyed by inferno at the Baboko market recently, will be recons...
No reduction from LGs Allocation to Fund KWASU and others Ongoing Projects
Kwara State government is not making any deductions from the federal Government Allocation meant for the local Governments in the state to finance some projects and the state university. The KWASU engineering comple...
Saraki, el-Rufai convinced Buhari not to pick me as VP, says Tinubu
Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Senate President Bukola Saraki and Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, blocked his chances of becoming the running mate of President Muh...
FG lawyer asks CCT to adjourn Saraki's trial a fourth time
Rotimi Jacobs, the prosecution in the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has asked that the matter be adjourned again. Speaking at the tribunal when the case resumed ...
World Malaria Day: Saraki reiterates call for Nigeria to access $300m bond
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the Senate's call for the Federal Government to fast-track access to the $300million malaria bond. This was revealed by his Special Adviser on Media an...
Cultism: 14-yr-old, others remanded for allegedly shooting cousin in Ilorin
The Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, yesterday ordered the remand of 14-year-old, Qudus Zakariyau and three others for allegedly shooting one Mumini Ahmed. According to police investigat...
Armed robbers attack church, cart away gun, laptops, mobile phones
The headquarters of the New Testament Christian Mission International, Salvation Road, Ilorin the state capital was around 2:15am on Sunday, attacked by unidentified armed robbers. According to an eye witness, the me...
FAAC: Kwara Govt Releases Details of April Allocation
The Kwara State Government has released federal allocation figures for the month of April, 2017. Alhaji Demola Banu, the State Commissioner for Finance in a statement on Wednesday, said the State government got a tot...
Union condemns attack on Unilorin's VC Ambali
The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) has condemned attacks on outgoing Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali, saying they are aimed at preventing another Ilorin indigene...
Poor sales hinder payment of Kwara Hotels Limited's workers' allowances
The management of Kwara Hotels, Harmony Holdings Limited (HHL) has attributed non-payment of salaries of its workers to poor sales. Harmony Holdings had taken over the management of the hotels on October 11 2016, with pro...

2017-04-26
KWSG does not owe salaries - Banu
Contrary to media reports, the Kwara State Government on Wednesday maintained that it has fully paid all categories of workers and pensioners at the state level. In a statement by the state commissioner for finance, A...
Emir of Ilorin urges FG to address the crisis in the power sector
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji IBRAHIM Sulu-GAMBARI has called on the Federal Government to urgently address the crisis in the power sector so as to save the remaining existing industries in the country from total collapse ....
Third-Estate Institutes Scholarship for Promising Indigent Students
Third-Estate Institutes Scholarship for Promising Indigent Students In its efforts to encourage academic excellence among youths of Ilorin Emirate, the Third-Estate is planning special scholarships for indigent Students ...
Angry mob demolishes alleged ritualists' den in Ilorin
There was bedlam yesterday as angry residents of Kokorokan Street, Abata Suban in Ita Kudimo, Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State pulled down an alleged ritualists’ den in the area. Also, a suspected rit...

2017-04-25
Governor Ahmed Seeks Urgent Action on Malaria, Promotes Religious Harmony
As the World marks Malaria Day, the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has called for urgent action to eradicate malaria, one of the biggest public health challenges in Africa. Governor Ahmed stated this o...
WAEC: Ministry summons ANCOPSS boss over alleged exploitation
The Kwara state Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development last week summoned the chairperson of the All Nigerian Confederation of Secondary School Principals (ANCOPSS) over alleged exploitation of students in th...
NNPC, Chevron, Others Donate Science Lab to Kwara School
A multi-million naira worth of science laboratory complex was recently donated to Comprehensive College, Isanlu-Isin in Isin Local Government Council of Kwara State by Agbami group, comprising five major oil companies, NN...
Kwara Govt Sets Continental Target For Falcons Basketball Team
The Chief of Staff to Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulwahab Babatunde, has said that the government would support its basketball club, Kwara Falcons, to play in the continental championship next season. ...

2017-04-24
Disquiet as signpost dissociating Moro from Emirate surfaces in Shao
There was disquiet in Ilorin, yesterday over the emergence of a signpost dissociating Moro local government from Ilorin Emirate. The picture of the signpost sighted by this medium with the inscription "Welcome to S...
N-Power: KWSG moves to end crisis
Following the recent protest by participants of N-Power scheme in Kwara State, government has held meetings with stakeholders to address the issue, National Pilot gathered. Speaking with this medium on Friday, the Sp...
Kwara TAMPAN mourns Olumide Bakare
...Oga Bello, Saheed Balogun, Dan Kazeem, others recount encounter with veteran actor The Kwara State Chapter of Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has expressed grief over the demise of...
LG Poll: Fagbemi led-faction concludes tour, today
As part of the preparation for the forthcoming local government election in Kwara state, the factional chairman of People Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Sunday Fagbemi has said yesterday that his camp will conclude sensiti...
Entrepreneurship: Kwara urges youths to access N2bn SMEs loan portfolio
Group Managing Director, Harmony Holdings Limited, Mr. Tope Daramola yesterday urged youths in the state to take advantage of the state's N2bilion loan portfolio available for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by access...
Customs seize 750 bags of rice in Kwara
A Deputy Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service, Mr. Abdullahi Umar, on Sunday said Customs officers seized over 750 bags of rice and other prohibited goods estimated at over N52m in Kwara State after clashes with smu...
How faulty car exposed suspected human parts dealer in Ilorin
ILORIN—in Adewole area of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, yesterday afternoon, a young man, suspected to be a dealer in human parts, was beaten comatose by a mob. It was the timely arrival of police officers from...
Cherubim and Seraphim leader urges FG to create jobs for unemployed graduates
The Fifth Head and Chairman , Cherubim and Seraphim Church World Wide, Most Reverend Samuel Adefila Abidoye has appealed to the Federal Government to look inwards and provide the unemployed youths in the country particula...
ABS releases 6 players as team embark on break
The management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, has released six players and placed 3 on probation. The team's Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, told newsmen in Ilorin on Sunday that the club ar...
Saraki Mourns Senator Adeleke
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the death of two-term serving Senator, Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, a development he described as a sad personal loss. Saraki, in a statement sign...

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