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2017-06-22
Offa poly promotes 317 workers
The newly constituted Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara, has approved the promotion of 317 academic and non academic staff. The spokesman of the polytechnic, Yinka Iroye, said on Thursday t...
Kwara NUJ holds 2nd Ramadan lecture Friday
The second edition of the annual Ramadan lecture of Kwara State council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) will hold on Friday 23rd June, 2017. The lecture tagged "Amudalat Aremu/NUJ Ramadan Memorial Lecture", ...
Keep cholera away with guava, bitter leaves
Worried about the cholera outbreak that had left at least 12 dead within Ilorin metropolis and some hospitals within the Kwara state capital filled up with patients suffering from the disease? Well, Ogi-tutu (maize slurry...
Unity Schools Strike: Ex-CAN Boss, PTA Appeal for Payment of Teachers' Salary
A former Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Pastor David Omorinoye and Chairman, Parents Teachers Association, Federal Government Girls College(FGGC) Omu-...
Ramadan: Cleric Emphasises Women Importance
...as Kwara NAWOJ holds maiden Iftar A cleric Ustaz Abubakar Owolabi has said role of Women can not be over ruled in home front and nation's building. He ?said God sent women to put things in order both now an...
Sallah: FRSC Deploys 2,500 Personnel in Kwara
Ahead of the Eid el Fitr celebrations, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Kwara State has deployed 2,500 personnel across the state. It said that it has also created five mobile clinics for the treatment ...

2017-06-21
HARMONY HOLDINGS THAT HOLDS EVERYTHING. BY ALIYU AJANAKU
If you ask me which office in Kwara is next in terms of power after the Government House, I will tell you it's not the Deputy Governor's office but Harmony Holdings. Kwara is one state where we sometimes forget that there...
N Power: Kwara targets 25,000 beneficiaries
The Kwara State Government is targeting twenty five thousand unemployed youths to benefit from the N Power Special Intervention programme of the Federal Government. The Senior Special Assistant to the State Go...
Mosquitoes develop resistance to insecticide nets in Lagos, Kwara, others
A new study conducted by scientists at the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, has revealed that mosquitoes in 18 states have developed resistance to insecticide nets. The outcome of the study, w...
Our approach to elective positions is different in Kwara - Aminat Folake
Mrs. Aminat Folake Yusuf was the only female among the immediate past local government chairmen in Kwara State. In this interview, she speaks on political structure in her home state, which according to her reduces tensio...
Corruption - EFCC Sets Surety Free As Ex-Minister Turns Self in
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday withdrew the detention order against a member of the House of Representatives, Aliyu Pategi, who stood surety for a former Minister of State, Ministry of Federal Cap...

2017-06-20
Federal Government to appeal Saraki's acquittal
Special Assistant to the President on Prosecutions, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, said on Saturday that the Federal Government had finalised its decision to appeal last Wednesday's ruling of the ...
Kwara State commissioner of Police retires from service
The Commissioner of Police in Kwara, Olusola Amore, on Monday, urged the Federal Government to improve funding of the police for the effective discharge of their constitutional roles. He made the call in Ilorin in ...
Ilorin As Next Destination for Digital Switchover
The people of Ilorin, Kwara State and its environment, are in for better television viewing experience as the Federal Government is set to launch its digital switchover that will culminate in the effective take-off of the...

2017-06-19
Ramadan: Lull in Ilorin social activities.
By AHMED 'LATEEF In this report, AHMED 'LATEEF, after going round some parts of Ilorin, writes on the social activities, which had ebbed down with the ongoing Ramadan fast. Unlike major Lagos and other cities in...
Landmark varsity, NIM collaborate to expand management training
Prof. Aize Obayan, the Vice-Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara says the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) the institute signed with Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) is to expand its frontier on managem...
FG, look into this issue
The hope of residents of Ilorin, Kwara State and some other states of the federation covering the North-Central geopolitical zone to enjoy the newly installed Digital Switch Over (DSO) equipment may be dashed due to the q...
God has a purpose for making Nigeria one - Information Minister
Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the adherents of the two major religions in Nigeria to imbibe the spirit of harmony and tolerance in order to strengthen the bond of unity across ...
SENATE PRESIDENT'S SPEECH AT THE 11TH ANNUAL BUSINESS LAW CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION- SECTION ON BUSINESS LAW
SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON), AT THE 11TH ANNUAL BUSINESS LAW CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION- SECTIO...
Ilorin emirate youth disburses loan to petty traders
The Ilorin Emirate Youth Development Association (IEYDA) on Sunday disbursed loan to more than 50 petty traders across the five local councils in the emirate. The President of the association, Alhaji Babatunde Sala...
Mokwa-Jebba bridge collapse stalls North-South train services
The affected part of the rail line at the collapsed Tatabu bridge in Niger state. The recent washing off of the Mokwa-Jebba bridge linking the South to the North in Niger State has cut off train services on that axis....
Diezani fraud scandal: Court remands Kwara lawmaker
A Lagos State Magistrates' Court in Igbosere has ordered that the lawmaker representing Edu /Moro/Patigi constituency of Kwara State at the House of Representatives, Aliyu Pategi, be remanded in the custody of the Economi...
LASTMA men for Kwara, Oyo, Edo
The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) has redeployed two of its officers to Kwara, Oyo and Edo states. Yekeen Babatunde Bello now heads the Kwara State Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA), whil...

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