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2019: It's our turn to produce next Gov - Kwara North APC Elders - 2017-05-23
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Kwara North yesterday, in Bode Saadu, Moro local government appealed to the leader of the party in the state and Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to consider the regi...

Moro Signpost Controversy: Emir summons IEDPU - 2017-05-25
Moro Signpost Controversy: Emir summons IEDPU Posted by Rufai Olatunde on May 25th, 2017 and filed under News, Top Stories. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or track...

No plan to rename Kwara, says govt - 2017-05-20
With the celebration of 50th anniversary of Kwara State formally kick-starting today, the state government has said there was no plan to rename the state from what it is presently. It said agitation in some quarter...

OPINION: Imperative of Qualitative & Compulsory Education for African Children. By Bolaji Abdullahi - 2014-06-20
Lecture Delivered At a Public Lecture Organised by Plat Technologies Limited and Iqra Books for Schools Pupils in Ilorin to mark the 24th International Day of African Child Date: 19th June, 2014...

Confusion trails death of intending pilgrim in Ilorin - 2017-05-25
There was perplexity among residents of Okelele area of Ilorin following the sudden murder of an intending hajj pilgrim, Abdulrafiu Alade Aloba and discovery of his body at the Moro river bank in Moro Local Governemt Area...

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...

Fed Govt urged to declare state of emergency in the power sector - 2017-05-08
The Federal Government has been called upon to declare a state of emergency in the power sector without further delay so as to save the Industrial and infrastructural sector from total collapse . A Computer Engineer...

Kwara 2019: Who flies APC guber flag? By AHMED 'LATEEF - 2017-05-22
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, political comradeship and intrigues had begun in earnest among likely contenders for governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State not minding the peculiari...

Kwara 2015: How PDP worked against itself. - 2015-05-07
Just like in some other states, President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid in Kwara State in the just concluded general election. AROWONA ABDULAZEEZ writes on how the Peoples Democratic Party worked against i...

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...

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...

3-years result validity: JAMB boss asks Reps to quash bill - 2016-10-22
The Registrar of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede has asked the House of Representatives to quash the bill that validates three years JAMB result usage.The JAMB boss stated this at the Un...

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...

Simeon Ajibola wins Kwara PDP Governorship Primaries - 2014-12-12
Senator Simeon Ajibola has won the Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party governorship primaries which was concluded in the early hours of Friday. He defeated eleven other aspirants. Below is the official result Se...

Share-Tsaragi: Ahmed sues for peace - 2012-08-02
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed, has directed the people of Share and Tsaragi in Ifelodun and Edu Local Government Areas of the state to desist from encroaching on the Kange buffer zone, which has b...

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...

2015 not a contest of religion - Kwara gov - 2015-01-05
Against position in certain quarters, Governor Abdulfatah-Ahmed of Kwara State has said 2015 election is a contest between competence and incompetence and not a contest of religion. Speaking at a Maolud Nabiy...

Re: Prof Niyi Osundare: A response to the Open Letter to KWASU VC. By Basit Olatunji - 2016-03-26
MY TAKE ON SHERIFF OLANREWAJU'S APPEAL TO THE VC OF KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY NOT TO HOST 2016 NIYI OSUNDARE INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL JUST BECAUSE T...

Despite Saraki's Trial, Kwara is on Course - 2016-05-10
There is no doubting the fact that the current travails of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki over his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over allegation of false assets declaration, when he was governor of...

Unilorin, KWASU, Kwara Poly Compete For NANS/KWIRS Business Prize - 2016-11-18
Students of three higher institutions of learning in Kwara state have begun a three-day presentation and defence of business proposals submitted for an entrepreneurship contest. The three-day Entrepreneurship Cont...

3 feared dead as thugs go on rampage in Ilorin - 2015-04-25
At least three people are feared dead in an outburst of violence in Ilorin, as suspected hoodlums attacked residents of Agbarere and Ita-Ore. In the ensuing melee, many residential buildings we...

Opinion: Professor Shehu Jimoh: Intellectual, broadcaster, decent man, By Ishaq Modibbo Kawu - 2014-05-30
Last week Monday, Professor Shehu Ahmad Jimoh, Chairman of the Governing Council of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, died at the age of 70. Shehu Jimoh was also a retired Professor of Educational Psychology at the ...

Jonathan's N6billion bribe to Christian clergies tears Kwara CAN - 2015-03-14
When on February 3, 2015 the Rivers state governor, Chief Rotimi Amaechi alleged that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led federal government bribed some Nigerian Christian cler...

OPINION: The Hypocrisy Of Gender Advocates. By Muhammed Abdullahi - 2016-10-16
The President’s wife has committed a sacrilege. She has violated a ground rule and the unwritten code which demanded that she can only be seen but not heard. Every husband makes the rule that governs his hous...

Court adjourns Olofa's suit over petition - 2013-10-15
The Appeal Court, Ilorin, hearing the Olofa stool’s case has adjourned sine die due to a petition purportedly written by a member of the Ruling House to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mariam Aloma-Mu...

FEC okays Dangote for Lokoja-Ilorin road construction - 2016-05-19
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the proposal for business mogul, Aliko Dangote, to construct Lokoja-Obajana-Ilorin Road. Dangote Cement's Obajana factory is located along that axis. In retur...

N5bn refund: KWHA charges KWSG on workers backlog salary clearance - 2016-12-14
The State House of Assembly has urged the State Government to use N5b received from the refund from the Federal Government to settle backlog of salaries of staff of Local Government Councils, Tertiary Institutions, State ...

Video: Gov Ahmed's Interview with CNBC Africa - 2017-03-18
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300 UITH resident doctors threaten monthly strike - 2017-05-14
Over 300 members of the Association of Resident Doctors, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Chapter, Kwara State, have vowed to embark on five days of strike each month until their demands for the payment of outstandi...

"Governor Ahmed is in Charge" - Dr. Femi Akorede - 2013-06-12
Dr. Femi Akorede, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communication to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed By Oluwasegun Abifarin and Olawale Abideen What are the major achievements of the present administration...

Okorie Condemns Stoning of Saraki - 2015-09-25
Presidential candidate of the United Progressives Party (UPP) in the last general elections, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has condemned the alleged stoning of the Senate President Bukola Saraki at an Eid ground in Ilorin, Kwa...

KWASU vs ASUU: Gov. Ahmed Intervenes as Falana Sues School - 2015-11-10
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulFattah Ahmed, has stepped into the resolution of the crisis of confidence that has erupted between authorities of the state-owned university, KWASU and some of its lecturers over the f...

Iyiola Oyedepo: Separating Truth from Bitter Propaganda. By Abdulwahab Oba - 2016-07-07
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...

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...

PDP chairmanship: Saraki makes case for consensus candidate - 2012-03-12
Sen. Bukola Saraki, the immediate past governor of Kwara State has advised delegates to the convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work towards electing a consensus candidate as the new chairman, rather th...

Saraki: His Life And Regrets - 2012-11-25
Olusola Saraki, a trained medical doctor was a veteran of many political battles both in his home State, Kwara and the nation at large. His residence on Ilofa road in Government Reserved Area, GRA, Ilorin, the State ...

Olofa stool: Aggrieved Royal family seeks President Buhari, NJC intervention - 2016-09-16
One of the traditional ruling houses to Olofa stool in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state has for the umpteen times, rejected the Supreme Court judgment of July 1st this year in favour of Anilelerin ruling ho...

Kwara confirms residents have started receiving N5000 alert - 2017-01-05
The Kwara Government has confirmed that some targeted residents in the state have started having their accounts credited with the Federal Government's N5000 stipend since last Friday. The state Commissioner for Wom...

Why We Endorsed Gov. Ahmed's Second term - Saraki - 2014-10-07
The immediate past Governor of Kwara State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Dr Bukola Saraki has said he personally endorsed Governor Abdulfatai Ahmed for second term in office because he...

Emir of Ilorin backs Ajibola's PDP candidature - 2014-12-29
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambari has described the emergence of Senator Simeon Ajibola as PDP Governorship Flag Bearer in Kwara as sign of good things to come to the State. The Emir stated this over...

High rate of unemployment worries Ahmed - 2016-05-22
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has expressed worry over the rise in the unemployment rate in Nigeria. Ahmed, who was represented by the Head of Service, Hajia Zahra Omar, spoke at this year...

KWHA to Investigate Kwara Hotels alleged mismanagement - 2016-10-16
The Kwara State House of Assembly has directed its joint Committees on Public Accounts/Finance and Appropriation/Commerce, Industry and Cooperative to investigate the alleged mismanagement leading to non payment of salari...

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...

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....

Make Public LG Salary Arrears: Group Tells KWSG - 2017-05-04
The Kwara Transparency and Good Governance group has called on the Kwara State Government (KWSG) to make public actual salary arrears across the sixteen local governments and the amount required to clear them. The n...

Kwara LGAs share N794m to pay salaries - 2016-06-02
All the sixteen local government areas in Kwara State have received the sum of N12.5 million each in addition to the federal allocation of N794, 854, 933.26 for the month of May, 2016 to augment salary payment. ...

OPINION: Grading and Re-Grading of Traditional Chiefs in Kwara State. By Cornelius Adebayo - 2002-09-30
By Cornelius Adebayo My heart rejoices with Governor Mohammed Alabi Lawal over the fact that he finally reviewed the grading of Obas and Chiefs in Kwara State-which exercis...

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