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Kwara Govt Releases January Allocation Figures - 2017-01-21
The Kwara State Government has released federal allocation figures for the month of January, 2017. According to figures released on Friday by the Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, the State government got...

Alh Saka Saadu is Dead - 2017-01-23
Alhaji Saka Saadu is dead. He was 83 years old. He was a former Minister of Education and also served as the Chairman of the Governing Council of University of Ilorin. His janazah (funeral prayers) will be held at...

Kwara Speaker, Bolaji Abdullahi, Sha'aba Lafiagi, Olofa, others mourn - 2017-01-17
Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon Ali Ahmad among other top dignitaries in the state yesterday mourned the death of the mother of the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of National Pilot Newspapers, Alhaji Billia...

Fear of Boko Haram grips Kwara - 2017-01-22
The fear of Boko Haram members fleeing the North East has gripped Kwara State as investigation revealed that some items belonging to the terror group's members have allegedly been deposited in the state. Findi...

Assembly insists on demolition of 2 filling stations in llorin - 2017-01-20
The Kwara House of Assembly on Thursday said it had not rescinded its resolution to demolish the two remaining illegal petrol filling stations out of four constructed in a densely populated areas in some parts of llorin....

Offa Polytechnic gets new Rector - 2017-01-13
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of a new Rector for the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State. He is Lateef Olatunji. The appointment of Mr. Olatunji was contained in a statement by the Registrar...

Kwara govt. to uplift status of special school - 2011-06-18
Twelve years after the Kwara State School for Special Needs, Ilorin was last visited by any governor, military or civilian, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Thursday, broke the jinx when he visited the school and announce...

Obasanjo's New Ministers (Kwarans). - 2003-06-28
Cornelius Adebayo Adebayo is a Second Republic governor of Kwara state and a chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), one of the the political parties which ran against President Obasanjo's...

World Bank releases N125m to Kwara communities - 2016-11-13
The World Bank has released N125m for micro developmental projects in Kwara State, the General Manager, Kwara State Community and Social Development Agency has said. He stated that each benefiting community would b...

KWSG Approves N2.9b three Phase Diamond Split Underpass - 2016-06-02
Kwara State Executive Council has approved the construction of a three phase Diamond Split Underpass at the Gerin Alimi roundabout in Ilorin, the State Capital as part of efforts to ease traffic congestion in the area. ...

INTERVIEW: My dad is unabashedly fashionable - Yahaya Haliru Dantoro - 2015-05-30
Weekly Trust: Could you describe your father away from public life? Yahaya Dantoro: His Royal Highness, Emir of Borgu... WT: (Cuts in) Do you call him his ...

OPINION: The Eclipse of a star, Shehu Jimoh. By Ahmed 'Lateef - 2014-05-21
One covenant, not by blood, man might have consciously or unconsciously entered into while descending this mortal enclave is to sojourn. The longevity of such journey lies in the “memorandum of understanding&r...

Gov Ahmed vows to sanitize Kwara LG system - 2016-11-01
Ahead of the expiration of the tenure of Local Government Chairmen, Kwara State Government has vowed to sanitize the local government system in the state in order to make the third tier of government viable and self-susta...

Reading culture: Iqra Books & Plat Technologies host secondary schools - 2012-04-02
The Vice Chancellor, Kwara State University (KWASU), Professor AbdulRasheed Na' Allah last Wednesday taught students of various secondary schools during a programme jointly organized, by Iqra Books Nigeria Limited, Plat T...

Saraki Was Inspired To Join APC - Toyin Saraki - 2014-09-07
The wife of the immediate past governor of Kwara State,Mrs Toyin Saraki, has advanced reason why she supported her husband’s defection to the All Progressives Congress. Mrs Saraki said her husband’s decision w...

Investing in Kwara - The State of Harmony - 2014-09-17
Kwara State also known as ‘the state of harmony’ was created on 27th May 1967. At its creation, the state was made up of the former Ilorin and Kabba provinces of the then Northern Region and was initially...

Beyond mast wars and health hazards - 2012-05-10
Pray, how long is the distance between five metres and 10 metres? If you think the difference is insignificant, then you have not been following the imbroglio between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and th...

PDP Promises To Restore Boarding Schools In Kwara - 2014-10-01
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State has promised to restore boarding facilities into secondary schools in the state to address the falling standard of education, if it reclaims power in 2015 Chi...

Gov Ahmed Flags Off Harmony Hub Computer Village - 2016-11-22
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed will this morning flag off the construction of the Harmony Hub Computer Village on New Yidi Road, Ilorin. The Computer Village is Harmony Holdings Limited's third commerci...

JAMB: Academics hail Oloyede's appointment as Registrar - 2016-08-03
By Ahmed 'Lateef Members of the academic community yesterday described Oloyede's appointment as JAMB Registrar as the best decision taken so far by Buhari-led administration. In separate telephone interview wi...

April 11: Ahmed raises campaign bar in Kwara - 2015-03-13
The six-week controversial extension, bonus' dates given by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the general elections has become a blessing in disguise to party candidates, who hitherto kicked...

UNILORIN best medical graduate receives seven awards - 2015-04-16
The best graduating student from the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, has received seven awards during the professional induction ceremony held recently at the institution. The recipient, Mis...

Uith to Implement No Work, No Pay Against Workers - 2016-09-26
The management of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), may commence the implementation of the "No Work, No Pay" directive of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), against strikin...

Four students escape death as two-storeyed building collapses - 2016-05-12
Four students of a secondary school in the Alagbado area of Ilorin, Kwara State, escaped death on Wednesday after a two-storeyed building under construction collapsed on them. Sources said one of the teachers...

Why we have voters apathy in Kwara - Saraki - 2015-04-12
The leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Senator Bukola Saraki has blamed voter apathy in some of the polling units in the state on the obvious fact and general belief that APC had already won ...

Kwara PDP accuses CPC of mischief - 2013-01-16
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State has described the allegation by the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) that the Abdulfatah Ahmed administration's desire to boost the fleet of the Internat...

Photo News: Saraki Condoles with Sanusi Over Bomb Blast - 2014-12-01
Senator Bukola Saraki, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Emir Of Kano and Gov Chibuike Amaechi during a sympathy visit to Kano today over t...

Press Release: Kwara APC Evil Plans Exposed - Kwara PDP - 2014-03-01
The Bible says: Know the truth and it shall set you free. Without doubt, the shock of the unexpected large crowd of people witnessed on Sunday, 3rd February, 2014 at the People Democratic Party (PDP) reception would fo...

Ilorin emirate community seeks relocation of prison - 2015-08-03
The Ilorin Emirate community in Kwara State has appealed to the federal government to urgently relocate the prison at Oke Kura in Ilorin metropolis. National President of Ilorin Emirate Descendants' Progressi...

History as patients successfully undergo open-heart surgery - 2015-08-14
Two discharged in Ilorin after corrective operations HISTORY was made at the National Hospital, Abuja when open-heart surgical operation was successfully carried out on six patients this week in collaboration...

I'm shocked, says Senate President - 2015-09-19
Alleges persecution by political opponents The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday expressed dismay at the Code of Conduct Tribunal's order for his arrest. He also alleged persecution by ...

Tension, anxiety in senate as Saraki keeps date with destiny - 2016-02-14
As Nigerians await both the resumption of plenary at the senate next week and the full commencement of the trial of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, any moment from now, SUNDAY ABOR...

OPINION: 10 Lies and Facts About Bukola Saraki. By OpenHouse - 2016-04-15
10 Lies & Facts about Bukola Saraki Everything you need to know about the Senate President and his Trials DID DR. BUKOLA SARAKI ACTUALLY DECLARE A N17 TRILLION WORTH OF PERSON...

For Ahmad Ali, It's Swimming to the Rescue - 2014-03-17
Hon. Ahmad Ali from Ilorin East/South federal constituency area of Kwara State swims to suppress stress, writes Hammed Shittu. To the people of Ilorin East/Ilorin South federal constituency of Kwara State, th...

Kwara mourns Jimoh, professor of Education Psychology. - 2014-05-20
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed; the Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly, Mr. Razak Atunwa; the Kwara State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the Correspondent Chapel have described the death...

Race for Senate Presidency: Akume's Residence Turns New Mecca - 2015-04-22
Following reports in some quarters that former Governor of Benue State, Senator George Akume, could emerge the next Senate President, his residence in Abuja has become a Mecca of some sort. THISDAY checks rev...

OPINION: The Programmed Psyche of Nigerian Youths. By Anifowoshe Titilope - 2015-08-20
The advent of social media has unarguably eased the world of so many impediments. In fact the human race is gradually adopting this man-made culture which is becoming more superior than the age-old culture of our forefa...

Fleeing cultists forced guns on me, says suspect - 2016-03-14
A 22-year-old armed robbery suspect, Abdulrafeez Abdulraham, on Sunday said he was going to watch football match at Araromi Village in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, when he was arrested by the Anti-Vice operatives o...

My home coming is to repent, not to cause trouble - Ariyo - 2016-06-02
Alleged mastermind of last year's clash in Agbarere and Idi-Ape Communities of Ilorin, Olatunji Ibrahim popularly known as Ariyo, yesterday opened up on his detention at the custody of Kwara Police Command. A...

Emir urges firm handling Ilorin Central Mosque to do a good job - 2010-12-01
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has enjoined the Lebanese firm handling the reconstruction of Ilorin Central Mosque to give the community a first class standard mosque that will be one of the best i...

Kwara APC Members Are Hypocrites - Gbenga Awoyale - 2014-04-27
Chief Gbenga Awoyale, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is the President-General of Orisun Igbomina, a socio-cultural organization of the people of Kwara State. In this interview with AROWONA ABDULAZEEZ, he...

Eid-Fitr is Today, Sunday. - Sultan - 2014-07-27
The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Saad Abubakar on Saturday night announced the sighting of the new moon of Shawwal, 1435 AH on the 29th day of Ramad...

We will welcome Gbemi Saraki, Dele Belgore with open arms - Kwara APC - 2015-03-16
The Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it would welcome Senator Gbemisola Saraki, Dele Belgore and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to its fold if they decided to dump the PDP. T...

Kwara records 13% drop in April allocation - 2016-04-23
The Kwara State Government has again recorded a drop in its monthly allocation from the federation account. According to the figures released by the State Commissioner for Finance, Demola Banu, the state gove...

Workers in Kwara College of Education commence strike over non-payment of salary - 2016-05-27
The workers of Kwara State College of Education, Oro, have started an indefinite strike over non-payment of eight months' salary. A statement signed by Comrade AbdulKareem Amuda-Kannike, on behalf of the thre...

OPINION - Kwara: Is it really good here? By Titilope Tawakkalt Anifowoshe - 2014-06-30
“It is in line with this quest to grow our state for greater prosperity that we are re-branding Kwara State. This campaign and the new logo that comes with it are designed to promote our state as a top investment...

2 APC candidates win assembly seats in Kwara - 2015-04-13
Two candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have won seats in the Kwara House of Assembly. The Returning Officer for Okuta/Yashikira State Constituency, Dr Samuel Kolawole of the University of Ilor...

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