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2022-01-16
Orisa Bridge already awarded, work to begin soon: Contractor
.Commends Gov Abdulrazaq for prioritising peopleís welfare Our attention has been drawn to the incident of a heavy vehicle stranded on ORISA BRIDGE at Km 16 on Omu Aran Oro Ago Road. The vehicle was right on...
Kwara Gov swears in new cabinet members, moves three others
.Charges them to be focused, prudent Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday inaugurated five new cabinet members, charging them to key into the rebuilding efforts of the administration. The ...
Youths empowerment, gender inclusion our major focus: Kwara Gov
. As Gov hosts state NYP members Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday reiterated youths empowerment and women inclusion remain top priority of his administration, promising to consolidate on youth-...
Kwara gov pledges increased support for Ilorin Durbar, tourism sector
...Durbar Committee hails AbdulRazaq's support Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has reiterated his administrationís commitment to development of the tourism sector through promotion of sociocultural festiv...
AFRD: Kwara Governor Seeks More Support For Security Agencies
The Kwara state Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called for more support for members of the Armed Forces and sister security agencies whose efforts the Governor said keep the country united and its people safe. ...
Abdulrazaq Govt Has Only Excelled in Making False Claims
Former Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking and Other Financial Institutions in the 8th Senate and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, recently spoke with Hammed Shitt...
2023: Kwara North APC Stakeholders Close Ranks For AbdulRazaq
The people of Kwara North Senatorial District have resolved to work in unison to return Governor AbdRahman AbdulRazaq to the Government House in Ilorin in 2023. The people under the aegis of Kwara North All Progre...
FG Commissions Dam For 100-Hectare Irrigation In Kwara
The federal government has commissioned the 1.8 million cubic metres Okuta Dam in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. The project which will serve over 100 hectares was initiated and completed by the Lowe...
APC reconciliation suffers setback, Kwara, Osun factions, others adamant
Yobe State Governor and Chairman Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the APC, Mai Mala Buni File: Yobe State Governor and Chairman Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Ordinary National Conven...

2022-01-15
PDP Can't Return in Kwara After 16 Years of Misrule
A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State and President General, Orisun Igbomina in Kwara South Senatorial District, Chief Gbenga Awoyale talks to select journalists in Ilorin about the crisis rocking ...
NSCDC Arrests Serial POS Fraudster In Ilorin
Operatives of the Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one Victor Adebayo, 24, suspected to be a serial POS fraudster and fake alert scammer. Speaking while para...
Consultant Differs With Kwara Revenue Boss On Operations
Chairman, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS), Mrs Shade Omoniyi and the principal partner of the consulting firm that set up the state revenue agency, Dr Yemi Sanni, have differed on the operations and efficienc...
Why I sold colleague's missing gun to DJ -Sgt Yusuf
The Osun State Police Command recently paraded Sergeant Haruna Yusuf, attached to the traffic department of the Omu-Aran Division, Kwara State, for theft of firearm. The suspect tells BOLA BAMIGBOLA the story behind his a...
Dad seeks help for daughter forced out of school by broken leg
Her sorrowful mien is palpable. Firdaus Apo is lost in pensive mood every day, watching her peers leaving home happily for school in the morning and returning to meet her almost on the same spot. That has been the ...

2022-01-14
Kidney Transplant: Kwara Man Who Terminated Wife's 5 Pregnancies Cries For Help
For Mr Abdullahi Yusuf, a retired Kwara secondary school teacher, this is really a difficult period for him and his 34-year-old wife, Rukayat who needs a kidney transplant. Narrating his plight to North Central T...
Abraysports FC Ilorin, set to unveil new jersey
Abraysports FC of Ilorin has announced it will unveil New Jersey during a friendly game against Crown FC of Ogbomosho Saturday at the Kwara Stadium Complex. The Abray Boys would trade tackle with the Nigeria N...
EFCC arrests suspected fake lawyer for alleged forgery, impersonation
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected fake lawyer, Adekola Adekeye, in Lagos on charges of impersonation and forgery, a statement by the commission said on Thursday. The anti-...
Ishaq Oloyede: An Unusual Public Administrator
WHILE some people see public office as means of feathering their nests, that is not the case with 67-year-old Is-haq Olanrewaju Oloyede, a professor of Arabic and Islamic Jurisprudence and the Chief Executive Officer/ Reg...
Twitter ban reversal: Continue to pursue your legitimate business - Saraki tells Youths
Former President of Nigerian Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has urged the young people to continue to pursue their legitimate business and exercise their rights to freedom of speech on the twitter platform. Saraki w...
Court remands two men over attack on Kwara Police Station
A magistrate court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday, remanded two men who allegedly attacked a police station to free their friends detained in custody at Share, headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area o...
Six killed in multiple auto crash in Kwara
Six people were reportedly killed while two others sustained serious injuries in a fatal accident that occurred at Falokun on Ilorin-Offa express road on Thursday afternoon. The multiple accidents, according to the...
2023: Ex Kwara Deputy Speaker Dumps PDP
The immediate past Deputy Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon Matthew Okedare has, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Okedare, a former staunch supporter of the party and loyalist of former Se...

2022-01-13
Kwara Gov tours Isin, Ile-Ire District, reassures residents of more devt
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday made a working visit to communities in Ifelodun and Isin local government areas, reassuring them of his administration's commitment to infrastructural and human cap...
Petrol subsidy: Kwara NLC raises mobilisation committee for planned nationwide protest
The Kwara state Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised a six-man committee to mobilise members across affiliate unions for the organized labour planned nationwide protest against removal of subsidy o...
OPINION: How Far With The Offa Robbery's Matters Arising? By Fred Nwaozor
I almost concluded that bank cum highway robbery had become a thing of the past in every facet of Nigeria not until the second quarter of 2018 when my likes were proven wrong. In the period in review – ...
Kwara Restates Commitment To Peaceful Co-existence By Muslims, Christians
Kwara State government has pledged to continue to do everything within its power to sustain the existing harmonious co-existence by Muslims and Christians in the state. The Secretary to the State Government (...
FG To Launch School Feeding Programme In Kwara
The federal government has said it will launch the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme for primary school pupils in Kwara State this month. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social...
Pro-Osinbajo Group Seeks Emir Of Ilorin's Support
Members of the National Coalition Group (NCG) on Wednesday visited the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, to seek his support for the presidential ambition of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. NCG&rsquo...
APC BOB's faction berates Senator Adamu's remarks on reconciliation trip
A factional group of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State has kicked against remarks made by the Chairman of the party’s reconciliation team Senator Abdullahi Adamu, during his assignment in the s...
Kwara Area Command of Nigeria Customs intercepts ammunition worth N1.4M, rakes N9.8B in 12months
The Kwara State Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service among other seizures intercepted Twenty-five packs of ammunition, with twenty-five rounds each, worth N1.4M, meant to be in wrongs round, while it als...

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