Custom Search
Home News Ilorin Directory Opinion Pictures Vacancies About Ilorin Contact Us
Most Popular News


Kwara reschedules local govt elections - 2017-08-18
The Kwara independent Electoral Commission on Thursday announced the rescheduling of the forthcoming local government election from November 4 to 18. The chairman of the commission, AbdulRahman Ajidagba, announced th...

A four-storey building collapsed in Ilorin - 2017-08-18
A four-storey building under construction this morning carved in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The partial collapsed building located at Sulu-Gambari road is allegedly owned by a former member of House of Repre...

Youths threaten protest over dissolution of Kwara PDP exco...accuse Makarfi of conspiracy - 2017-08-19
Scores of youths under the aegis of Concerned Kwara Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youths in Ilorin at the weekend demanded the restoration of the Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo led executive of the state chapter of the party, whi...

Why I want to establish university in my community - Ahman Patigi - 2014-10-02
A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Aliyu Bahago Ahman-Patigi said his intention to establish a university in his community is to build young and vibrant youth who will take the country to the next level of d...

Ibadan-Ilorin Expressway...14-year journey to nowhere - 2016-02-11
In February 2001, the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo awarded construction of the new Ibadan-Ilorin dual carriageway. The Federal Government then directed the contractors, PW Engineering Company an...

Company acquires 1900 hectares of land, to create 700 jobs - 2017-08-17
At least 700 jobs would be created for Kwara State youths following the acquisition of 1900 hectares of land for farming by QuinnMcGrath Limited, a company owned by Mr. Didi Ndiomu. A statement made available to Puls...

Kwara Assembly constitutes 7-man Committee to investigate misappropriation of govt assets - 2017-08-18
Kwara House of Assembly has inaugurated a seven-member Ad hoc Committee to investigate allegations of misappropriation of the state government's assets, funds and all the property in care of Harmony Holdings. This ...

KWASU VC, Jawondo extol late Saad Omoiya's virtues *My dad detests cheating, says son - 2016-05-20
The Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University, Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah and a Senior lecturer in University of Ilorin, Dr Ibrahim Jawondo yesterday paid glowing tributes to the former Chairman of the Aca...

Kwara Needs 270mw For 24-Hour Electricity - IBEDC - 2016-06-16
Kwara region of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has said that it would require at least 270 megawatts of electricity to ensure 24 hours power supply in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, and its environs....

CAILS Ilorin Advertises Application Form - 2017-07-14
The Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies has announced her 2017/2018 application form. This is contained in a statement from the College signed by her Registrar. Interested applicant may visit the ...

Borgu, Where Nigerians, Beninois Savour Culture - 2014-03-29
BY most accounts, Gaani cultural festival has fostered relations among the residents of some border communities in Borgu, Kwara State, and the citizens of the Republic of Benin. Borgu extends from the northea...

OPINION: In the Season of Worse Before Better. By Abdulmumin Yinka Ajia - 2016-07-24
Kodak Professor of Management, Rebecca Henderson is among those who have used the term "worse before better" in explaining how difficult it is to bring change/innovation into an old order especially within organizations. ...

Yinka Aluko: An ode to the golden 'boy' at 50. By Bello Bature - 2014-07-19
"Blessed are with the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed are the peace-makers, for they shall be called sons of God." - Bible Today marks the gol...

ETHNIC PLURALISM IN ILORIN - 2017-08-05
An important area of interest is the composition and evolution of Ilorin as an ethno-cultural melting point. That Ilorin, at a point in time, was peopled almost exclusively by Yorubas, is not in dispute. However, with...

KWSG Begins Construction of Ilesha-Baruba-Gwanara Road - 2016-03-15
To actualize the vision of even infrastructural development, the Kwara State Government has commenced construction work on the 32km Ilesha-Baruba-Gwanara Road project in Baruten local government area. The State Commis...

Sherif Shagaya mounts pressure on Labour Party House of reps candidate - 2015-03-26
Barely two days to the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP’s) for Ilorin West /Asa Federal Constituency, Alhaji Sherif Shagaya, has reportedly intensified efforts in mou...

ASUU Strike: UNILORIN, KWASU shun action - 2017-08-16
As the strike called by the national body of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its second day today, lectures were on yesterday at the University of Ilorin (Unilorin). In fact, most students of...

OPINION: Idiagbon, Still Unique. By Ayinde Oyepitan - 1997-09-22
Two Sundays ago, General Babatunde Idiagbon (rtd) clocked 53 years. As  a former Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, he played   significant  roles in the administration of General Muhammadu Buhar...

Photo News: IEYDA's Empowerment Programme - 2016-01-02
Cross session of participants at the 2nd edition of the empowerment programme organised by the Ilorin Emirate Youth Development Association, IEYDA, at the Emir's Palace Ilorin on Saturday. ...

Growing Cult Barbarism In Kwara State's Capital - 2016-11-12
It is often said when there is peace in a society its inhabitants would be relatively safe; as enduring peace often provides the right environment for development. However, the peaceful ambience with which the city of Ilo...

Rafiu Ibrahim Commences Offa/Ojoku/Afon Road Construction - 2016-11-29
As part of his strides and constituency projects, to bring development to his constituents and constituency, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, has commenced work on the construction of Offa/Ojoku/Afon road. Senator Rafiu has gon...

Unease in House of Reps Over APC's Majority - 2013-12-23
For the first time since Nigeria returned to democratic rule in 1999, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be working to fix itself in a minority position in the House of Representatives, following Wednesday's def...

Kwara confirms case of Lassa Fever - 2017-08-19
The Kwara Government has confirmed a case of Lassa Fever in the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Mr Atolagbe Alege, made the confirmation at a news briefing in Ilorin on Friday. Lassa Fever Alege said tha...

'Polytechnics breeding ground for cultists' - 2015-03-11
President, Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation, Prince Salih Musa Yakubu, said yesterday that many polytechnics in the country have become breeding grounds for cultists. He, however, added that some ...

OPINION: Who's after Saraki's blood? (3). By Abdulrazaq Magaji - 2016-04-07
There is no point bluffing when trouble comes visiting. It appears trouble has chosen the home of senate president, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, for an unwelcome visit and, so far, all attempts to call the bluff of troub...

Police recruitment: Proliferation of fake certificates worries Gov Ahmed - 2016-06-24
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has expressed concern over the proliferation of fake certificates in the country. The governor who made the observation while playing host to a committee on police re...

Kwara to create jobs for 5000 youths in 2015 - 2014-12-20
The Kwara State Government is to engage 5,000 youths across the state in its empowerment and employment initiative through public workforce participation, Conditional Cash Transfer as well as skill acquisition in colla...

Houses, Shops Submerged as Flood Hits Ilorin - 2017-05-28
Hundreds of residential buildings and shops were submerged following late Friday night downpour in some parts of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The heavy rain, which began around 10pm, lasted about three hou...

Kwara Assembly okays N1.3b loan - 2016-07-13
The Kwara State House of Assembly has granted the government’s request to access the N1.3 billion Federal Government Budget Support Facility (BSF) loan. With the approval, the government will be able to acces...

Deposed Olofa: Hearing on stay of execution begins - 2013-10-08
An Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, yesterday began hearing on the stay of execution order filed by the deposed Olofa of Offa, Alhaji Mohammed M. Gbadamosi. The court, in July, nullifi...

Kwara State Flags Off Helicopter Training - 2016-02-19
The Kwara State Government has flagged off the training of helicopter pilots at the International Aviation College in Ilorin. This is in order to reduce or eradicate the...

Nigerian Army, Unilorin sign MoU on officers' training - 2017-05-09
The Nigerian Army on Monday sealed a partnership agreement with the University of Ilorin on the training of senior military officers in Peace and Security/Strategic Studies at Masters level. The Memorandum of Underst...

Saraki's Family Appreciation - 2012-11-29
Asaalam Alaikum Wa Ramatullah THE ENTIRE FAMILY OF HIS EMINENCE, LATE DR. ABUBAKAR OLUSOLA SARAKI (WAZIRI OF ILORIN) expresses our profound appreciation and gratitude to Almighty Allah, eminent Nigerians, corpo...

Press Release: APC warns Presidency on plot against Bukola Saraki - 2014-03-20
The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reliably gathered of a clandestine move by the Presidency in collaboration with Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of an orchestrated plot to remove from Na...

Ilorin High Court dismisses suit against Emir of Ilorin. - 2014-05-20
An High Court sitting in Ilorin has dismissed a suit instituted by the deposed Balogun Alanamu of Ilorin, Alhaji Shu’aib Mahmud against the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, the Ilorin Emirate Council and...

Maigida, the masses' messiah in Kwara - 2015-05-03
His Excellency, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, the 6th executive governor of Kwara State, brings to the position composite experience in the academia banking and public sector. Given his rich tapestry of experience and high ...

Police parade two suspected cultists in Ilorin - 2015-08-20
The Kwara State Police Command yesterday paraded two suspected cult members for allegedly conspiring to kill a woman by drugging her drink before stealing her belongings. The suspects are Adeniyi Sijibomi, 18...

NSCDC parades herbalist over scam in Ilorin - 2017-05-20
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State command, on Monday, paraded one Abdulsalam Adesina, a herbalist suspected to be using diabolical means to extort money from residents of the state. ...

CCT: We tendered incomplete evidence against Saraki, EFCC tells Tribunal *Trial adjourned till June 1 - 2016-05-26
Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki's trial yesterday resumed at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) with the Federal Government's star witness, Mr Michael Wetkas, admitting that some of the evidences he tendered before ...

Intrigues that stalled Kwara PDP guber primary - 2014-12-10
From the onset, the stalemate was anticipated. The horse-trading and political intrigues were unusual. The tension was high-pitched, but the process was terminated abruptly even before it started. This was the ...

Untold story of senate forgery scandal - 2016-06-26
The 8th Senate led by Senate President Bukola Saraki is enmeshed in a protracted crisis that has divided the chamber since inauguration on June 9, 2015. The two groups that fought hard to secure leadership of th...

Olugbense Ruling House Protest Against S/Court Judgment on Olofa Stool - 2016-07-11
Scores of members of Olugbense ruling house in Offa, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, at the weekend, protested against the Supreme Court judgment on the Olofa of Offa stool. The Supreme Court had on J...

GOV. AHMED APPROVES RELEASE OF N892.4m TO TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS - 2016-12-14
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the release of N892, 482, 648.38 to the state-owned tertiary institutions to clear the backlog of salary arrears owed their staff. This follows the release o...

Video: How Kwara Established Shonga Farms - Gov Ahmed - 2017-05-29
...

Tribute to Alhaji Bukola Lawal (Central) - 2013-02-14
By Muideen Adebayo Ibrahim I received the news of your premature death with rude shock and disbelief. When Yemi Olabooye called and said that you were murdered in cold blood, I said how can that be because you were...

Rival Cult Clash Claims 1 Life In Ilorin - 2015-12-29
Again, members of two rival cult groups disturbed the peace of Ilorin, Kwara state capital at the weekend as they engaged each other in a bloody clash. One person was allegedly killed while many got wounded d...

Sahara Reporters publisher, Sowore, accuses Saraki of identity theft - 2016-04-14
The publisher of Sahara Reporters has accused Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for cloning his newspaper and stealing his brand identities to create fake versions of his website. Sahara Report...

Archives

 

Copyright © 2017