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2017-04-23
Kwara State Corper Empowers 10 Youths, Purchases 10 JAMB FORMS for them
A Kwara State Youth Corper, Omokanye Oladapo (@hon.brown) popularly known as Hon. BROWN recently came into spotlight following his outstanding initiative of supporting students and youth in Kwara State. He purchased 10 J...
Frequent strike threat to education sector - Lecturer
Mr Ibrahim Oseni, Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Kwara State University (KWASU), has said that the frequent strike in schools is a serious threat to Nigerian educational system. Oseni said in Ilorin o...
NNL: Kwara United smacks Kaduna 2-0
The spirited display by Kaduna United FC was not enough to stop Kwara United FC of Ilorin from beating them 2-0 on Saturday in Ilorin in the on-going Nigeria National League. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), repor...

2017-04-22
Omotosho Canvasses Moral Training for Pupils for Effective War On Corruption
The founder of Sustainable Health Initiative (SHI) Dr Mike Omotosho has canvassed the introduction of ethical values in schools to build a sound character in our youths. Omotosho, who lamented the absence of values...

2017-04-21
Founder begins voter education in Kwara
As the Independent National Electoral Commission ?(INEC?) is preparing to commence continuous voter registration exercise, the Mike Omotosho Foundation yesterday started a campaign to sensitise people in Kwara State on th...
Abuja civil servant gives birth to quintuplets, family asks for support
The National Hospital, Abuja, became a cynosure of all eyes after a couple, Mr. Imudia Uduehi and Mrs. Oluwakemi Uduehi, welcomed a set of quintuplets. Residents of the community and other well-meaning Nigerians we...
2019: Saraki will determine who becomes governor in Kwara - House of Rep member
A member of the House of Representatives, Zakari Mohammed, says members of the National Assembly are not the highest paid political office holders in Nigeria. Mohammed, who represents Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency,...
Rainstorm damages speaker, lawmakers' offices in Kwara
The offices of the speaker and some members of the Kwara State House of Assembly were partially damaged by a downpour that happened late on Wednesday. The clerk of the house, Alhaji Mohammed Katsina, who announced...
Ahmed Appoints 2 New SAs
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the appointment of Mallam Saheed Muhammad as Special Assistant, Islamic Affairs and Reverend Cornelius Fawenu as Special Assistant, Christian Affairs. News ...

2017-04-20
100 students benefit from free JAMB forms in Kwara State
As part of effort to boost educational development in Kwara state, no fewer than 100 indigent students from Ilorin North/West Constituency on Tuesday, benefitted from the Sect A free JAMB UTME forms sponsored by Hon. Abdu...
We are reviving fashion industry in Kwara, says SL Venture
An Ilorin-based fashion outfit, SL Venture has unveiled its plans to revive fashion industry in Kwara State. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Abdulfatai Sampsondeen, who addressed Journalists in Ilorin o...
THE COMPLEXITY OF NIGERIA AS A NATION AND THE CORRUPTION AS THE ONLY OINTMENT THAT LUBRICATES IT THIS FAR.
Up till the present moment none has been able to depict the rationale behind the amalgamation of Nigeria by colonial masters as far back as 1914. Over a hundred years now, you and I are living in a mere illusion of the me...
National grid: 50 communities to be connected in Kwara
To ensure that citizenry enjoys electricity supply, about 50 communities have been penciled down in the 2017 budget to be connected to the National grid in Kwara State. The benefiting communities are listed in the ...
Unilorin Begin Mass Production Of Speed-Limiting Device
The University of Ilorin has said that its two prototype designs of automobile speed limiting device are attracting corporate investors. Prof. Sulyman Age-AbdulKareem, the Director of the University's Laboratory to...
Now that the rain is here. By Joke Adeniyi
The heavy downpour and the accompanying windstorm yesterday, caused havoc in parts of Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State. Trees were fell by the strong wind and roofs of some houses were blown off. The rain left in its trail ...
WAEC: Kwara schools in alleged students' exploitation
Some Public schools in Kwara State are reportedly engaged in huge exploitation of candidates of the ongoing West African Examination Council (WAEC), National Pilot learnt, last night. In some of the schools in Ilor...
4 Remanded in prison for cultism in Ilorin
For their alleged roles in the recent killings in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, four suspected cultists: Kamaldeen Bello, Osusu Ayobami, Abiodun Olarinre and Christopher Ampitan were remanded by the magistrate court, y...
No genuine war against corruption in this administration - Ali
Yusuf Olaolu Ali, (SAN) is a renowned lawyer who has carved a forte for himself in the country in Law practice. In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, he speaks on the position of law in Magu's case among other sundry issu...
Murder of Vulcaniser: Victim's family, community await police investigation report
The family and members of the Ago Ayekale community, Gaa Akanbi area, yesterday, informed this medium they are awaiting detailed police report on the alleged murder of 30-year-old vulcaniser, Sulaiman Yakub by men of the ...
Kwara PDP Crisis: Offa factional chair hints at Plan B
In a bid to proffer solution to the lingering crisis rocking Kwara State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP), the factional chairman of the party in Offa, has reiterated readiness to unveil new plans if the party...
I raised initial capital from family, friends - CEO SL venture
One of the youngest entrepreneurs in Ilorin, Kwara State is Abdulfatai Sampsondeen, a 21-year- old Chief Executive Officer of Sam Lakeside (SL) Venture Sampsondeen, a 300 Level Accounting Student of Al-Hikmah Universit...
KWASU's alumni scholarship for undergraduates
Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Prof AbdulRasheed Na'Allah, has identified volunteerism and selflessness as two virtues capable of enhancing Nigeria's development. Na'Allah said this while pr...
N-Power Beneficiaries In Kwara Protest Over 5-month Unpaid Salaries
Some beneficiaries of the N-Power programme in Kwara state, yesterday in Ilorin,the state capital protested alleged non payment of their allowance in the last five months . The protester marched to the media corr...

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