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2021-07-29
Suspected armed robbers burgle clothing stores in Ilorin
Items worth over N10 million were reportedly carted away by suspected armed robbers on July 6, 2021, from a clothing and accessories store in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Tribune Online gathered that the suspec...
Court jails Osun prince, two others over cybercrime in Kwara
.Internet fraudster jailed one year in Rivers Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar and Justice Sikiru Oyinloye, both of the Kwara State High Court in Ilorin, have jailed a prince, Oyinlola Adedayo, and two others over offenc...
OPINION: Differentiating Crime From Free Speech by Rafiu Ajakaye
Debate is raging across the world on individual freedom, free speech, security, and taking responsibility. Nations — including older, liberal democracies like the United Kingdom and Canada — are taking firm...

2021-07-28
Take advantage of World Bank's NG-CARES, KWSG tells business owners
Kwara State Government on Monday organised a sensitisation programme on Kwara NG-CARES for MSMEs, urging business owners to take advantage of the World Bank grants to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on their bu...
Don Urges Creation of Nationwide Mathematical Research Centres
A professor of Mathematics at the University of Ilorin, Jacob Gbadeyan, has called for the establishment of fully equipped mathematical research centres in Nigerian universities. This, he said, would enhance re...
Kwara APC puts security agencies on red alert over congresses
The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has put security agencies on red alert to ensure hitch free congresses billed for the weekend across the 193 wards in the sixteen local governments of the...
Cybercrime: Students of Unilorin, KWASU, Kwara Poly Go to Jail
The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 secured the conviction one Abubakar Abdulbasit Opeyemi, a final year Student of the University of Ilorin and two o...
Why I appointed Mustapha as Saraki's replacement - Emir of Ilorin
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has given reasons why he appointed the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship aspirant, Alhaji Saliu Mustapha, as the new Turaki of Ilorin. The ...
Three in detention for allegedly blackmailing Gov Abdulrazaq, sister
Three suspects who allegedly concocted viral news and injurious statements against Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State and his sister, Khairat Gwadabe, are now in detention in Ilorin. Their detention...
S/Court Did Not Award Offa Land To Erin-Ile, Indigenes Reply Afe Babalola
The people of Offa in Kwara State have responded to Chief Afe Babalola’s (SAN) purported warning to Kwara State government not to interfere in the Supreme Court's judgement on Erin- Ile / Offa land dispute. The p...
Unilorin rape/murder: Autopsy report shows victim was raped, strangled - Witness
A pathologist at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Kayode Adeniyi, on Tuesday, informed the Kwara State high court that the autopsy test was conducted on the raped and murdered University of Ilorin s...
Govt won't gag media, says minister
The Federal Government has said it does not have the intention to gag the media and stifle the freedom of speech. It assured that President Muhammadu Buhari would continue to provide the enabling environment fo...
Kwara govt flags off citizens' engagement for 2022 budget
The Kwara State Government has said the views of its people form the bedrock of its fiscal proposals and budget preparation. Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq made the statement on Tuesday at the flag-off of the phased c...
No worker earns below N30,000 in Kwara: NUT Chair
·Says blinds can see AbdulRazaq's impacts in education sector No goverment worker or member of the Nigerian Union of Teachers earns below the national minimum wage of N30,000 in Kwara State, chairman Olu Adewara clar...

2021-07-27
Kwara Gov approves four years' promotion arrears for SUBEB teachers
.Commissions inspection vehicles, electronic gadgets, library books for schools .Says govt restoring confidence in public education Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the implementation of ...
Kwara govt set for Emerging Women in Politics (E-WIP) Mentorship Programme
In a bid to further position Kwara youth for opportunities in the political space, the Kwara State Government, through the office of the SSA Youth engagement, is set for a mentorship programme for aspiring female politici...
Secondary school student drowns in Ilorin river
A student of Junior Secondary School, Gbagba, in Ilorin, Kwara state capital Monday afternoon drowned at the Gbagba river and died shortly after. Vanguard reliably gathered that the student who went to swim with ...
Kwara APC Crisis - Lai Mohammed's Faction Threatens to Pull Out of Party
The crisis rocking the Kwara State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken another dimension as the faction created by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has threatened t...
'Lawyer' Detained Over Failure to Meet Bail Conditions
A middle aged man, Edu Oluwasesan Joseph, who claimed to be a lawyer has ended up in a Correctional Service Centre for failing to meet bail conditions imposed on him by an Ilorin magistrates' court. The defendant (...
UNILORIN best graduating medical student gets 250,000 Naira from NMA
The Kwara Branch, Nigerian Medical Association says it will endow the best graduating medical student of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) with 250,000 Naira. Dr Issa Baba, Chairman of the chapter, said at a pr...
Shun Divisible Actions, Cleric Tells Nigerians
The National Ameer of a Muslim Dawah organisation, Daaru-r-Rahmat (DARMAT) Islamic Society, Ustaz Misbahudeen Olawale, has called on Nigerians, irrespective of their religious affiliations, to shun actions capable of th...
Poor Morals Responsible for Internet Fraud - Don
A Professor of Information Sciences at the University of Ilorin, Adetoun Omolola Idowu has identified exposure to the internet and poor morals as the leading causes of the prevalence of internet fraud among Nigeria youths...

2021-07-26
Dad Kills 10-Yr-Old Son Over Disobedience In Kwara
One Yahaya Mohammed has been remanded by an Ilorin magistrate’s court for allegedly killing his 10-year-old son, Aliyu Muhammed, with a cutlass for refusing to run an errand for him in Budo Gidi in Baruten LGA of Kwara St...
Afe Babalola to Kwara governor: you can't review Supreme Court judgment
An eminent lawyer, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has cautioned Kwara State Governor Abdurahman AbdulRazaq against reviewing the Supreme Court judgment on the land dispute involving Offa and Erin-Ile. He said the gover...
2023: Kwara monarch, cleric advise APC on power retention
The Aro of Oro, Kwara State, Chief Gabriel Abioye and the Chief Imam of Oro Central Mosque, Alhaji Mikail Onisan, on Sunday, urged members of the All Progressives Congress to sheathe their swords in the interest ...
Clerics extol virtues of Kwara gov's late father, AGF Abdulrazaq
Prominent Islamic clerics on Sunday in Ilorin, Kwara state capital extolled the virtues of the late first lawyer of northern extraction, Alhaji AGF AbdulRrazaq. The prayer session was attended by prominent Ni...
NYSC deploys 2,000 prospective corps members to Kwara
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 2,000 prospective corps members to Kwara for the 2021 Batch ’B’ Stream 1 orientation course. The NYSC Public Relations Officer (PRO) in Kwara, Oladipo Mora...
Kwara Inaugurates COVID-19 Surveillance Team
Kwara State deputy governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, has inaugurated the COVID-19 Research and Epidemiologic Surveillance Team for the management of COVID-19 data and samples. Inaugurating the committee, the deputy gove...
Avoid public display of affluence - DSS
The Department of State Services has warned Nigerians on the dangers of public display of affluence, saying it is a great security risk. Paul Oduh, Deputy Director, Security Enforcement, Kwara State Command, g...

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