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Kwara Govt Releases Details of March Federal Allocation - 2017-03-22
The Kwara State Government has released federal allocation figures for the month of March, 2017. According to figures released on Tuesday by the State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, the State government...

Video: Gov Ahmed's Interview with CNBC Africa - 2017-03-18
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Exposed: How The Nation cloaked Unilorin 49's documents ineditorial garb! - 2017-03-20
The ceaseless attacks on the integrity of the University of Ilorin and its managers by the wailing remnants of the notorious Unilorin 49 took a dangerous new dimension last Monday with the successful enlistment of an...

Saraki dynasty to rule Kwara 80yrs - 2017-02-23
Chairman Elders Forum (EF) of Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Suleiman Oba Bolanta has revealed that the Saraki dynasty will dominate the political leadership of the state for 80years in...

Corrupt judges will go to hell - Kwara CJ - 2017-03-09
The Chief Judge of Kwara State, Justice Sulyman Kawu, has said judicial officers who take bribes will go to hell. He warned judicial officers to desist and distance themselves from anything touching on corruption, ...

Ilorin mayhem: Police arraign 11 suspects - 2017-03-25
The Kwara State Police Command said on Friday that 11 suspects arrested after a mayhem in Ilorin on Wednesday have been arraigned in court. The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Olusola Amore, said the suspects wer...

Gov Ahmed Flags Off N2.3b dualization of Kulende-UITH-Oke-Ose road project - 2017-03-24
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed on Friday flagged off N2.3bn dualization of Kulende-UITH-Oke-Ose road project in Ilorin. Speaking at the flag off ceremony on the federally owned 9km road, Governor Ahmed ...

Kwara Committed To Enhanced Food Production - Commissioner - 2017-03-10
The Kwara Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that farmers in the state are well equipped with modern technology to boost agricultural production. Mr Bamidele Adegoke, the state Commissioner for A...

KWASU becomes 1st Nig University to offer Aeronautical Engineering - 2017-02-28
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Degree programme at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete. With this approval, KWASU has becom...

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...

REMARKS BY RT. HON. DR. ALI AHMAD, SPEAKER KWHA, ON THE OCCASION OF PASSAGE OF 2017 APPROPIATION BILL OF THE GOVERNMENT OF KWARA STATE AT PLENARY OF 7TH MARCH 2017 - 2017-03-09
Hon. Colleagues, you will recall that the proposed appropriation bill 2017, was laid by His Excellency, Alh. (Dr.) Abdulfatah Ahmed, before this Hon House on 29th of December 2016 and since then, Hon. members have worked ...

Saraki Leads Senate Team to German Parliament - 2017-03-06
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki will on Tuesday lead a five-man delegation bbbbon a three-day visit to the German Parliament, the Bundestag, to promote improved economic relations between Nigeria and German...

KWHA passes 2017 Budget of N160.9bn - 2017-03-09
The Kwara State House Of Assembly has passed 2017 budget of N160,900,388,017 as against N135,264,529,461 presented by the state Governor Alhaji Abdul Fatah Ahmed. This is an increase of N25,635,585,556. The brea...

Gov. Ahmed release N900m to contractors - 2017-03-06
Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed says he has approved the release of N900million to contractors handling various projects across the state. The Governor disclosed this on Sunday in Ilorin, at the monthly interactive...

LEAH Partners BOI to empower Kwara Women - 2017-03-11
Wife of the Kwara state Governor and Founder of the LEAH Foundation, Dcns Omolewa Ahmed has reiterated that there cannot be sustainable development if the barriers which hold back women's development are not addressed....

Kwara begins mass road infrastructure... dualisation of Kulende/UITH, Olunlade/Ganmo roads listed... Ahmed flags off projects next month - 2016-04-13
A massive road infrastructure is to begin in Ilorin, Kwara State capital next month. The project, the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, Mr Aro Yahaya, said in Ilorin yesterday will bring to a halt the perenn...

Photo News: Sobi Brigade Commander Visits Emir of Ilorin - 2016-01-23
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Malpractice: Kwara Health College expels 32 students - 2017-03-10
Kwara College of Health Technology, Offa, has expelled 32 students involved in examination malpractice and various acts of indiscipline, the Provost, Mr Raheem Aliyu, said. Aliyu made this known in an interview wit...

Kwara indigenes protest marginalisation - 2017-01-13
Concerned indigenes and elders of Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State have called on the state government to overhaul the grading of traditional institutions which has led to the marginalisation of some traditional ...

Saudi Group to Establish Multimillion Dollar Agric City in Kwara - 2017-03-01
A Saudi investment company, Zain Al-abdin Group, has concluded plans to set up an agric city in Kwara State. The proposed agric city, which is to be located along the River Niger in Kwara North will comprise a clus...

Unilorin names new professors - 2016-02-17
The authorities of the University of Ilorin have recommended the elevation and appointment of some senior lecturers of the institution into professorial status. The recommendation of the new appointees was se...

Woman arrested in Kwara for stealing foodstuffs with 'juju' - 2017-03-09
The police in Kwara State say they have arrested a 27-year-old woman, Kafayat Abdusalam, for allegedly stealing foodstuffs from different markets in Ilorin, the state capital, through the use of 'mysterious powers'. ...

Kwara sets pace on APC change agenda - 2017-03-04
In this piece, AHMED 'LATEEF reports on the domestication of the Change Begins With Me campaign in Kwara State, which was launched in Ilorin on Monday. The 2015 general elections might have come and gone, the nost...

Imam Gambari is Dead - 2017-02-22
The Imam Gambari of Ilorin is dead. Details later....

Kwara 2015: List of Kwara Governorship Aspirants - 2015-02-09
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Kwara Muslim Board Begins Online Registration Of Intending Pilgrims - 2016-02-26
All arrangements have now been concluded by the Kwara State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to commence online registration of all intending pilgrims for this year's Hajj exercise as from Thursday, 25th February. It ends...

Police arrest 24 suspected cultists in Ilorin - 2015-12-30
Twenty-four persons suspected to have participated in various cult activities within Ilorin metropolis have been arrested by officers attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Kwara State Police command. ...

OPINION: Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed's Government of Continuity. By Adekunle Oyedepo - 2016-06-29
If there is any policy to be embraced by any government in Nigeria, it should be the government of continuity. Regardless of the political party that emerges as the winner of an election, if the primary objective of the r...

OPINION: 50 Years of Statehood: Kwara Has Every Reason to Celebrate. By By Abdulraman Salami - 2017-03-08
As the government and good people of Kwara State look forward, with gratitude to God, to the 50th anniversary of the creation of our state, those who delight in dragging the name of our state in the mud are already hard a...

KWIRS holds JTB 1st Nat'l meeting in Kwara - 2017-03-10
In a bid to enhance tax knowledge across the country, the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) will hold the 137th Joint Tax Board (JTB) meeting starting from Monday. Among the dignitaries expected at the two...

Emir of Ilorin turbans new Baba Isale, sues for peaceful co-existence. - 2014-09-28
Emir of llorin, Mai-Mataba Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambari has urged community leaders in Kwara State to ensure sustenance of peace in their domains for more development to be attained. The monarch made the call yesterd...

Mystery tales trail commercial tricyclist's death in Ilorin - 2017-02-20
Commercial tricyclists plying Gaa-Akanbi-Agbabiaka route in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital were thrown into confusion following the mystery surrounding the death of a colleague, Raheem Adeniyi, penultimate Monday. ...

Igbomina Radio underway in Kwara - 2016-01-22
The National President of Omo Ibile Igbomina, Engineer Timothy Adebayo has said efforts were on for the smooth take-off of Igbomina Radio in Kwara State. This said he said would serve as veritable platform to promotin...

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...

OPINION: Emir of Ilorin's Diary: Matters Arising. By Arowona Abdulazeez - 2016-08-30
It is no longer news that there is global economic recession. This has found its way not only to the African continent and Nigeria nation but into Kwara State and Ilorin community in particular thereby causing untold hard...

N470m Alleged Fraud: Trial of Dele Belgore, Sulaiman Abubakar Stalled - 2017-02-23
The trial of the former Kwara State People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Gubernatorial candidate Mr. Mohammed Dele Belgore (SAN), and a former Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Abubakar Sulaima...

Group partners CBN, others to train women, youth on agribusiness - 2014-09-11
About 400 women and youth in Kwara State are participating in a 21-day training on how to achieve sustainable Green Development and Income Generation through agribusiness. The training was organised by the Is...

Recession: Kwara moves to stop bursary payment to students - 2016-10-17
Owing to the current economic recession in the country, strong indications have emerged that the Kwara State government has concluded plans to discontinue the payment of bursary to indigent students from the state. I...

Gbemi, Bukola re-ignite Saraki's dynasty war - 2014-02-14
Politicians would seize any opportunity to manifest their talents. For the many political leaders in Kwara who had resisted the influence of Senator Bukola Saraki, the exit of the senator and his political godson, Go...

Ahmed Vows To End LG Salary Crises - 2016-07-19
Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has said that the delay in the payment of salaries of certain categories of workers in the State would soon be a thing of the past. Gov. Ahmed, who gave this assurance at t...

Ilorin Celebrates Tradition, Politics, Religion as New Mosque Opens - 2012-12-12
On Friday, another significant milestone in the history of Ilorin, the ancient city and capital of Kwara State, will unfold. In a community noted for the intricate web of its politics, tradition and religion, the opening ...

Buhari Sacks JAMB Boss, 16 Others, Appoints Replacements - 2016-08-01
President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked 17 Chief Executives of Parastatals and Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. Consequently, he has approved the appointment of replacements just as he retai...

Kwara Earmarks N3.5bn For KWASU Satellite Campuses - 2017-03-05
The Kwara state government is to spend N3.21 billion on the construction of two satellite campuses and, school of business and governance of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete. Our correspondent reports t...

No Plan to Implement New Salary Structure - KWSG - 2016-08-31
The Kwara State Government has denied media reports that it intends to implement a new salary structure for local government workers in the state. The State Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftancy Affairs and...

Saraki Congratulates Osinbajo At 60 - 2017-03-07
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, congratulated the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on his 60th birthday anniversary. Saraki in a statement, signed by his Special Adviser, Media and P...

Leaning Towards Mechanised Farming and Agri-business - 2013-04-11
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, recently took his campaign on mechanised farming and agri-business to Ilorin, Kwara State, where he addressed stakeholders on the need to embrace...

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...

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