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2022-05-20
My agriculture revolution in Kwara remains the largest livestock producer in Nigeria - Saraki
Dr. Bukola Saraki, a presidential aspirant under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party says that his agriculture revolution in Kwara as Governor remains the largest livestock producer in Nigeria today. S...
Court Permits Landlord To Break Open, Change Locks On Tenant's Door
An Upper Area Court in Ilorin on Thursday permitted a landlord, Mr  Bakinde AbdulWaheed, to break open and change the locks on his tenant’s apartment door over his disappearance for three years. The presiding Judge...
Kwara police braces up for influx of displaced Okada riders from Lagos
Authorities of the Kwara State police command are bracing up to mitigate the effects of the likely influx of banned commercial Okada riders from Lagos State to Kwara State. To this end, the State Police Command...
Imam Offa asks public servants to emulate Kwara Gov's humility, public service
Chief Imam of Offa Sheikh Muyideen Hussein on Thursday commended the humility and commitment of Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to public service, urging other public servants to emulate those qualities....

2022-05-19
Kwara starts payment of stipends to social transfer beneficiaries
The Kwara Government on Wednesday commenced the payment of stipends to social transfer beneficiaries in Asa Local Government Area of the state. The programme, which is an offshoot of KWARA-CARES initiative, fal...
Kwara former house leader, Oyeleke lists 6 point agenda for his House of Reps ambition
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate to the Ifelodun/Offa/Oyun Federal Constituency in 2023 elections and the immediate past House Leader of the 8th Kwara State House of Assembly,Hon Hassan Oyeleke has unveiled six...
Teenager Defiles 6-Year-Old Girl In Kwara
An Ilorin Magistrate court has ordered the remand of one Afeez Ajakaiye for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital According to a Police report, one Yahaya Is...
Thugs storm SDP meeting in Ilorin, brutalize party members
Over 20 unidentified political thugs on Wednesday stormed the Labour House beside the state High Court Complex in Ilorin, Kwara State to disrupt a political function organised by the Social Democratic Party, SDP. ...
Kwara gov lauds Makinde on road construction
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, was on Wednesday, joined by his Kwara State counterpart, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, at a ceremony organised to kickstart the construction of the 76.67Km Ogbomoso-Fapote-Iseyin Road, where...
Kwara Speaker declares Edu State Constituency seat vacant
Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu, on Wednesday, declared the Edu State Constituency seat in the House vacant. He declared the seat vacant at the plenary after reading a ...
Kwara on path of good, steady recovery under AbdulRazaq: Tinubu
All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Tuesday said Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has excelled and put the state on the path of good and steady recovery just within thre...
Kwara, Oyo Govs flag off 76.67km Ogbomoso-Iseyin road project
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday joined his Oyo State counterpart Engr. Seyi Makinde to flag off the 76.67 km Ogbomoso-Iseyin road project valued at N43.1billion, with AbdulRazaq congratulating ...
Participants of Course 44 of NIPSS - Kuru Jos tour Kwara
Participants of course 44 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) on Monday began a week-long study of Kwara State. The course, which is themed – "Strengthening Local Governance in ...

2022-05-18
2023: Ajia, aspirant says will attract development to constituency
Ahead of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) primaries, Ibrahim Mohammed Ajia, an aspirant for Asa/Ilorin West Federal Constituency (Reps) has pledged to attract development to his constituency and create opportuniti...
2023: Saraki Vows to Tackle Poverty, Unemployment if Elected President
Former Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, yesterday assured that if given the opportunity to lead the country in 2023, his administration would hit the ground running from the first day. The former Kwara ...
Kwara Utd Head Coach donates trophy for 2022 Emir's Cup
Kwara United Football Club’s Head Coach, Abdullahi Biffo, has donated a giant trophy for the 2022 edition of the Emir’s Cup. Biffo told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin on Tuesday that the gesture was t...
2023: Tinubu Vows To Settle Kwara APC Crisis
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has promised to settle the lingering political crisis among factions in the Kwara State chapter of the party. It is recalle...
KWACCIMA wants FG to reopen Kwara, Niger borders
Kwara state Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KWACCIMA) has appealed to the federal government to reopen the Chikanda and Barbara borders located along Kwara and Niger states to promote trade along ...
Kwara NSCDC arrests woman for trafficking four teenagers
The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Tuesday, arrested a 37-year-old woman over alleged human trafficking. The suspect was arrested in Ilorin, the state capital, while all...
PDP kicks as Kwara cabinet seeks virement for additional infrastructure in N27.2b bond
Kwara State Executive Council has approved a request by the state Ministry of Finance seeking virement to commit more funds to road projects in the N27.2b bond recently obtained by the state government. The cab...

2022-05-17
OPINION: Oloyede, A celebration of excellence by Kunle Akogun
This Friday, May 20, 2022, in Lagos, drums would be rolled out, cymbals would chime, and heads would turn in a jaw-dropping celebration of excellence as the high-flying Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculati...
ASUU Strike Not Good Omen For Nigeria's Progress - UNILORIN VC
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Suleyman Age Abdulkareem, has expressed total displeasure over the 12-week extension of the warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in Ni...
Kwara gov, Unilorin VC congratulate FUTA's first female VC
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem have congratulated the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology...
My experience under Buhari places me ahead of others, says Osinbajo
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said his experience as the vice-president in the last seven years under President Muhammadu Buhari has placed him on a high pedestal to lead the country in 2023. Osinbajo stated this dur...
2023: Kwara PDP announces new order of primaries
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Kwara state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Monday night issued a new date for its primary elections. A statement by the Kwara state PDP organising sec...
KwaraLEARN, a classroom revolution
The kernel of our electoral campaign to the people of Kwara State is to restore the dignity of the Kwara person, redeem the lost glory of the state on all fronts, ensure inclusive growth and reposition it for greatness...
I can't remember number of people I've killed - Olagunju, suspected Kwara cultist
Abdulfatai Olagunju, a rusticated student of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, who was arrested by the police, tells TUNDE OYEKOLA that he is a member of the Eiye Confraternity and recounts some of his exploits...
2023: Ex-commissioner joins Kwara gov race
A former Special Adviser appointed by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq in the twilight of his administration in Kwara State, Kale Belgore, on Monday, declared his intention to contest the 2023 governorship election unde...

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