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Diezani fraud scandal: Court remands Kwara lawmaker - 2017-06-19
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...

30 UNILORIN professors jostle for VC's - 2017-06-16
NO fewer than 30 professors at the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, have signified interest to contest for the office of Vice Chancellor of the institution. The current Vice Chancellor, Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali...

London/Paris Club Refund: Why Kwara, others yet to get fresh disbursement - Finance Ministry - 2017-03-31
For Kwara State Government and indigenes, the anxiety that had characterised the wait over release second tranche of the London/Paris loan refund to the state may linger further, following feelers from the Federal Ministr...

Three Escape Death In Ilorin Building Collapse - 2017-06-23
Three persons escaped death when a section of a storey building collapsed in Tanke area of Ilorin South Local Government, Kwara State. According to an eyewitness, Joy Williams, the building which was among fiv...

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...

Kwara Tabloid Honours Kwarans - 2016-12-31
The Kwara Tabloid has this year identified and awarded fourteen distinguished Kwarans as heroes and icons of Kwara development. The awards were given to Kwaran "who shape, can shape or who have shaped the lives of Kwara a...

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...

Members of Kwara Executive Council (2008) - 2008-09-29
Members of the Executive Council 1 Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki ...

OPINION: Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki: A Synopsis of His Politics and Public Life. By Oba Abdulkadir La'aro - 2012-11-16
The death of Dr Abubakar Saraki marks an important era in Kwara nay Nigerian political terrain. Here Laaro attempts a synopsis Saraki’s rise in politics that led to what some have referred to as hegemony. And...

Kawu Baraje ventures into furniture business - 2012-04-27
Ilorin, Kwara State-born Alhaji Kawu Abubakar Baraje would be remembered by many as the former Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who many had thought would become the substantive chairman of ...

Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki: A tribute - 2012-12-02
By Ebenezer Babatope DR Abubakar Olusola Saraki is dead. His remains have since been buried in his family house in Ilorin, Kwara State. He was a great man. It is a great pity that Nigerians are yet to imbibe the ...

Police Recover Ammunition in Kwara - 2017-05-08
The Kwara State Police Command has recovered 40 assorted guns and live ammunition between January and April 2017. The police command in a statement made available to journalists in Ilorin at the weekend by its Publ...

Seni Saraki inaugurates 12-man Committee for late Yekini U-13 soccer competition - 2017-04-01
The Chairman of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, Mr. Seni Saraki, on Wednesday inaugurated a 12-man Committee to organise an U-13 football competition in honour of late Rasheed Yekini. Saraki while inaugurat...

Security votes: Kwara, Plateau govts fault Obi's claims - 2017-05-07
The Kwara State Government has faulted the argument of a former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, who claimed that security votes are sources of waste in states. Obi had last week demanded that governo...

Implications of Buhari's Victory On Kwara Guber Poll - 2015-04-03
By Biodun Fagbemi (Guardian) THE pre-election hype that heated up the political space in Kwara State in the build-up to last Saturday’s Presidential elections has no doubt receded going by the outcome of the pol...

Opinion - Gbemisola Saraki: A rare but endangered specie. By Rahman Adelodun - 2014-01-21
It was at the G3 political meeting in Abuja, and there seated was Sen. Gbemisola Saraki. Elegant, radiant and level-headed, she sat and listened throughout the session, except of course the occasional fiddling with h...

Press Release: Shagaya charges youths to negotiate for political space - 2015-02-03
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives candidate for Ilorin West/Asa Federal Constituency in the February elections, Alhaji Sherif Shagaya has called on Kwara youths to capitalize, on their numerica...

Workers Day 2017, Toyin Saraki Seeks Respect, Investments In Midwives And Midwifery As The Heart Of Global Health Solutions For Women, Newborns, Girls, Families. - 2017-05-03
As workers around the world mark May Day, the wife of Nigeria's Senate President and Wellbeing Foundation Africa Founder, Toyin Saraki seeks respect, investments in midwifery, the role of midwives, their capabilities, c...

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...

2018 Census: NPC recruits 50 officials for Kwara LGs' demarcation - 2017-02-16
KWARA STATE Commissioner, National Population Commission, NPC, Abubakar Ndakene has disclosed that the commission had recruited 50 officials for the third phase of the Enumeration Area Demarcation, EAD, for the 2018 popul...

Armed bandits beat, rob priests, wives - 2017-05-28
Some priests and their family were subjected to torment when eight suspected armed robbers invaded the Mission House of the First Baptist Church, Surulere in Ilorin. According to reports, the robbers invaded the ch...

OPINION: Buhari's next battle: Exam malpractice. By Hafsat Magaji - 2015-08-18
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has just released its May/June school-based senior secondary certificate examination (SSCE) results. From the breakdown, less than one-third of the candidates would be eligib...

Snakes, robbers take over Ilorin school - 2016-04-28
Government Secondary School Ilorin (GSS), established in 1914, is one of the oldest schools in Northern Nigeria, and until recently boasts of excellent teaching and learning facilities. The school accepts students fro...

Photo News: Saraki, Ekweremadu Celebrate as FG Withdraws Forgery Charge - 2016-10-07
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Oyedepo as PDP chair lacks capacity to confront APC forces in Kwara - Kunle Sulyman - 2017-05-29
Barrister Kunle Sulyman is one of the political ace in Kwara state who pioneered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 1999. Since that era till now, he had held series of political offices both in the state and at the na...

Photo News: Houses Burnt During the Ganmo Crisis - 2013-03-21
Photo Credits: Qasminho El-Kay Cee (@Qasminho) ...

Will this railway carry us home? - 2014-01-05
Rail as a means of transportation in Nigeria is gradually being resuscitated by the President Jonathan administration after failed attempts by successive governments. In this piece,  TADE MAKINDE report...

Photo News: Senator Gbemisola Saraki visits Emir of Ilorin - 2014-09-13
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History as first Ilorin female Yoruba author emerges - 2016-10-15
In the serene city of Ilorin, Kwara State capital, what seems to be a tall dream among the natives of the ancient city was broken as a female Yoruba teacher, Khadijat Ayoola Yusuf, an indigene of Ilorin, made her debut in...

Economic recession: Ex-PDP Kwara guber aspirant tasks labour - 2017-05-03
As economic downturn persists, a former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State in the 2015 general elections, Alhaji Akeem Lawal, has urged the organized labour to initiate workable ide...

Skimpy Dress: 150 Unilorin students indicted - 2016-05-14
...as SUG appeals to authority on lesser punishment Contrary to the tight ban placed on indecent dressing by the Management of the University of Ilorin, the leadership of the Students Union Government (SUG) h...

Prosecution Witness in Saraki's Asset Declaration Trial Contradicts Self - 2017-02-24
The Code Of Conduct Tribunal prosecuting the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on false asset declaration has been told that it is lawful for the Senate President to own shares in companies like any other public o...

Businessman charged for allegedly defrauding Kwara - 2017-04-05
A businessman, Mohammed Gobir, and a company, Mondial Defence Systems Limited, have been charged for allegedly defrauding the Kwara State Government of N276 million. Gobir, an indigene of Kwara State, and the compa...

Man, 28, lands in prison for having oral sex with 5-year old girl - 2016-05-04
An Ilorin Magistrates' Court on Tuesday ordered a 28-year old man, Emmanuel Andrew, to be remanded at Federal Prison in Ilorin over alleged oral sex with a five-year old girl. Andrew of Amoyo area of Ilorin is facing a...

KWASU matriculates 3,500 students for 2016/2017 Academic Session - 2016-11-21
No fewer than 3,500 students were on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, matriculated for the 2016/2017 Academic Session of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete. The students took the oath of matriculation at the Un...

Saraki's Made-In-Nigeria Advocacy Gets A Boost In Abuja - 2017-02-27
The Made-In-Nigeria Campaign of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, gathers traction, as retail industry group dedicates acreage to Made-In-Nigeria talents and products. The Abuja luxury retail landsca...

Appointment of new rector: Crisis brews in FEDPOFFA - 2016-03-31
Except a caution is applied in the appointment of a new rector for the Federal Polytechnic Offa (FEDPOFFA), Kwara State, the once peaceful campus may be thrown into chaos. This is as a result of the appointment of a su...

Gov Ahmed Approves Release of N7.9m to Best KWASU Graduate - 2016-06-05
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the release of a balance of N7.9m scholarship awarded to Mohammed Tukur, the 2013 best graduating student of Kwara State University (KWASU) for him to complet...

Press Release: Issues before Gov. John Oyegun led APC mediation Committee. - 2014-01-01
CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE IN KWARA APC Following the announcement that the then G7 of the PDP had agreed to merge with the APC, then Chairman of the Kwara State Branch of the PDP Ishola Balogun-Fulani announced that...

Photo News: Solidarity visit to Gov Ahmed by National Youth Council of Nigeria - 2014-09-08
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed (left) being decorated as Grand Patron of National Youth Council of Nigeria,(NYCN) Kwara State Chapter by the Ch...

Kwara Plans 12,000 Jobs From Agric Project - 2012-02-12
No doubt, agriculture has been the major source of employment for thousands of Kwara indigenes in the past nine years. The dream of making agriculture the fulcrum of wealth creation in the state of Harmony be...

OPINION - History can never be rewritten: Bolaji Abdullahi is a performer. By Ali Anifowoshe - 2014-08-03
Nicollo Machiavelli was right when he said that in politics, the end justifies the means - people will do anything as a result of political expediency. Therefore, as we approach 2015, we are aware that people will not ...

Count me out of dinner for Buhari's wife - Shagaya - 2015-04-05
A prominent business woman and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State, Hajia Muinat Bola Shagaya has debunked report in the social media linking her to an alleged plan to host the wife of the Presid...

OPINION: Nigerian Workers Deserve a Raise not a Reduction in Wages. By Abdulmumin Yinka Ajia - 2015-11-24
You know you have a do nothing national assembly when no single motion has been moved to stop Nigeria's governors from reducing the minimum wage from N18, 000. Before now, I had wanted to make the socio economic case why ...

Salary Crisis: Kwara LG Workers Protest, Seek Autonomy For LGs - 2017-04-16
Local government workers in Kwara state under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE)? yesterday took to the streets in Ilorin, the state capital,calling for full autonomy for the councils....

Belgore, ex-minister's EFCC trial about 2019 politics - Ajadi - 2017-05-08
Former People Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial aspirants, Senator Makanjuola Ajadi has condemned the ongoing trial of a fellow ex-governorship aspirant of the party in Kwara State, Dele Belgore (SAN) and former Minist...

OPINION: The Metamorphoses of Ilorin From a Civil Servant Town to Modern City. By Abdullahi Olesin - 2014-05-12
Anyone either indigene or non indigene who is visiting Ilorin, the Kwara state capital for the first time in the last one decade will surely miss his ways unless he asks for directions. The reason for this is very sim...

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