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2024-05-29
Governor AbdulRazaq Commissions, Renames Roads in Honour of Gen Abdullahi Adangba, Sheikh Yahya Agodi
According to a news report from the Kwara State Government Facebook Page, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq officially inaugurated the 4.779KM Yebumot-Adeta Roundabout and Adeta-Oloje roads on Wednesday. In a sig...
Hair Salon CEO Donates Patrol Vehicle to NSCDC Tanke Division
According to a news report from Royal News, Alhaji Ahmad Lawal, CEO of Hairsense Unisex Salon, has generously donated a patrol vehicle to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Tanke Division. Du...
Emir of Ilorin Rejoices with Gov. AbdulRazaq @ 5yrs in Office
According to a news report from Royal News, the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman of the Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Mai-Martaba Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, has extended warm congratulations to Mallam A...
Kwara State Intensifies Grassroots Campaign Against Drug Abuse
According to a news report from New Telegraph, the Kwara State Drug Control Committee (KWDCC), in collaboration with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Office of the First Lady of Kwara State, has...
KAM Holding CEO Praises Kwara Governor AbdulRazaq for Promoting Prosperity
According to a news report from New Telegraph, Dr. Kamoru Yusuf, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of KAM Holding Limited, has praised Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, describing him as a builder of a...
Governor AbdulRasaq Urges Youth to Make Informed Decisions for Societal Impact
According to a news report from The Nation, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday urged youths to make informed decisions in their pursuit of personal development, emphasising that their choices have a...
Kwara PDP Distance Self From Unauthorised Online Portal
According to a news report from New Telegraph, the Kwara State chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has distanced itself from an unauthorised online portal circulating on social media. In a statement ...
Kwara Assembly Passes Bills Establishing University Teaching Hospital and University of Education
According to a news report from New Telegraph, the Kwara State House of Assembly has passed the Kwara State University Teaching Hospital (Establishment) Bill 2024 and the Kwara State University of Education (Establishm...
Kwara State to Strengthen Partnerships for Enhanced Healthcare Access
According to a news report from This Day, the Kwara State Government has affirmed its commitment to engaging with sponsors and donor agencies to broaden access to affordable healthcare and improve family welfare in the...
Kwara State Government to Commission New Jebba Waterworks in Anniversary Celebration
According to a news report from the Kwara State Government Facebook Page, the Kwara State Government has finalised arrangements to commission the newly constructed Jebba Waterworks in Moro Local Government Area. ...
OPINION: Five Years on, Kwara Takes New Identity Under Governor AbdulRazaq By Rafiu Ajakaye
History is not always written by the victors. Historical narratives are sometimes dominated by the villains who make the loudest noise and have the platforms. Empress Wu expanded the Tang dynasty, reopened China’s Si...
EFCC Arrests Seven for Illegal Mining and Two for Attempted Bribery
According to a news report from the official EFCC Facebook page, operatives from the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested seven individuals for illegal mining activi...

2024-05-28
Kwara Hotel Owners Protest Electricity Tariff Hike
According to a news report from Punch, the Association of Hotel Owners in Kwara State took to the streets on Tuesday to protest against what they termed an "outrageous and insensitive" increase in electricity tariffs i...
Kwara Commissioners Lament Beggars Harbouring Weapons and Charms
According to a news report from Punch, the Kwara State Commissioner for Works and Transport, AbdulQawiy Olododo, revealed that at least 10 lives were lost in various fire incidents across the state in 2023. Add...
Kwara Aviation College to Sign MoU with NCAT to Enhance Sector Training
According to a news report from Daily Trust, the International Aviation College (IAC) in Ilorin is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) in Zaria. This ...
Governor AbdulRasaq Reaffirms Commitment to Children's Education on Children's Day
According to a news report from Voice of Nigeria, Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has reiterated the state's commitment to investing in educational programmes that support children's dreams and aspiration...
23 Communities Protest Government's Land Acquisition for Smart City Project
According to a news report from The Nation, 23 communities in Akanbi Wards 1 and 2 in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State have protested against the planned revocation and acquisition of their ancestral l...
Kwara APC Commends Governor AbdulRazaq for Upholding Founding Fathers' Legacies
According to a news report from This Day, the Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has praised Governor Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for his steadfast commitment to preserving the legacies of the...
Kwara State Initiates HPV Vaccination for Schoolgirls to Combat Cervical Cancer
According to a news report from Punch, 787 girls from Kwara Basic Schools received the HPV vaccine on Monday in Ilorin, the state capital, as part of a campaign to prevent cervical cancer. The National Primary ...

2024-05-27
Children’s Day: Foundation Trains Secondary School Students in Journalism
According to a news report from Nigerian Tribune, in celebration of the 2024 Children’s Day, the Just Event Online Foundation, a subsidiary of Just Event Online TV, has trained 12 secondary school students from six s...
Almawrid School Triumphs in Oratory Competition on 'Dignity of Labour'
According to a news report from Royal News, Almawrid School has proudly secured the first position in the recently concluded oratory competition on the theme 'Dignity of Labour', emerging victorious amidst strong compe...
Kwara Youth Trainees Begin Borehole Repairs Across Local Communities
According to a news report from The Informant247, trainees from the Kwara Training, Repair, Empowerment and Community-ownership (KWATRECO) initiative have commenced the repair of faulty boreholes in various communities...
Vice President Shettima, Other Big Wigs to Attend 30th Anniversary of Ghalib Chambers
According to a news report from New Telegraph, Vice President Kashim Shettima is scheduled to visit Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, this Saturday to attend the 30th anniversary celebration of Ghalib Chambers, the law ...
Kwara State Government Intensifies Efforts to Tackle Environmental and Social Issues
According to a news report from Daily Post, the Kwara State Government has once again intensified its efforts to eliminate environmental and social defacement in Ilorin, the state capital. The Commissioner for ...
OPINION: Ghalib Chambers @30: Yusuf Ali Electrifies Kwara By Akogun
The City of Ilorin will be agog this Saturday, June 1, 2024, as several pillars of the legal profession, from the bar and the bench, as well as political leaders from the federal and states, converge on the State of Ha...

2024-05-26
Kwara State Fire Service Saves N18 Billion in Property Over Past Year
According to a news report from New Telegraph, the Kwara State Fire Service has saved property worth over N18 billion from fire incidents in the past year, while the estimated value of property lost during this period ...
Emir Mourns Passing of Kwara Correctional Service Chief, Adeyinka Adebayo
According to a news report from Daily Post, the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman of the Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, has expressed his deep sorrow over the passing of Adeyinka Adebayo Oy...
Kwara Dissolves Transitional Committees Ahead of September Local Government Elections
According to a news report from Punch, the Kwara State government announced on Friday the dissolution of the Transitional Implementation Committees in the 16 local government councils, in preparation for the local gove...

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