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2022-10-06
World Teachers’ Day: Kwara Honours Teachers With Awards
Kwara State government, on Wednesday, presented various categories of awards to 60 outstanding teachers from public primary and secondary schools, including state-owned tertiary institutions to mark the 2022 world teac...
Kwara footballer bags 12-year jail for Internet fraud
A professional footballer, Jacob Chukwuemeka, has been convicted and sentenced to six years’ imprisonmentafor offences bordering on Internet fraud and possession of fraudulent funds. In a statement, the Econo...
APC, PDP, LP, NNPP, others sign peace accord in Kwara
Leaders of political parties in Kwara State on Wednesday, signed peace accord ahead of the 2023 general election. The event, which was held at the Police Officers’ Mess, GRA, Ilorin, the state capital, was at...
Kwara APC Senatorial Candidate Unveils Legislative Agenda
The All Progressives Congress candidate in the 2023 Kwara Central Senatorial election, Mallam Saliu Mustapha says that if elected, he would advocate for laws and reforms, collaborate with the Kwara State Government and re...
CAFCC: Kwara Utd brace up for RS Berkane challenge
Kwara United Football Club has rounded up its preparations for the First Leg, First Round match of the 20222023 TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup competition against Renaissance Sportive de Berkane of Morocco, billed...
Kwara Gov. mourns Moonlights Editor, Issa Saliu
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has commiserated with the family and media fraternity on the death of the publisher of Real News, an online platform and Editor of Moonlight Newspaper, Malam Issa Saliu. Abd...
2023: Kwara Central Candidates Harp On Quality Education, Healthcare
Three Senatorial candidates in Kwara State have stressed the need for qualitative education, health systems and enduring poverty alleviation schemes. They expressed these views during a debate organised for t...
2 Abducted Kwara Cleric’s Sons Escape As Kidnappers Sleep Off
Two teenagers who were abducted after gunmen killed their father, Alfa Tunde Aribidesi, have escaped from the den of their abductors. Aribidesi was killed in his residence at Gaa-Osibi in Ilorin West LGA of Kwa...
Political parties cautioned at peace accord signing in Kwara
Political parties in Kwara State on Wednesday signed a peace accord to ensure issue-based campaigns for next year’s elections in the state. At the signing of the accord, held at state police command headquart...
Awards Galore as AbdulRazaq Celebrates Kwara Teachers
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday joined the global community to celebrate teachers, calling them the centrepiece of his administration’s transformative agenda in the education sector and reass...
Minister, Buhari’s COS flex muscles over Offa Poly rector
POWER tussle between the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, and the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has led to the delay in the appointment of a substantive Rector for the Fe...

2022-10-05
Immunization: NPHCDA Hails Kwara-born Ex-manager Binta Ismail
The management of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) Abuja, has lauded a retired manager of the agency, Hajia Binta Ismail, describing her as the cornerstone of immunization in Nigeria. ...
Kwara Central candidates debate issues affecting district
Senatorial candidates of some political parties for Kwara Central have identified high youth unemployment and prevailing poverty among the challenges to tackle, if elected to represent the area in the forthcoming 2023 ...
Gunmen Kill Cleric, Abduct His 2 Children In Kwara
Gunmen have killed an Islamic cleric, Alfa Tunde Aribidesi, and abducted two of his children in Ilorin, Kwara State. The incident went viral on Facebook and many social media platforms after a friend of the dec...
Kwara State Governor Approves N200m For Aviation College
The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has approved about N200 million for the improvement of the status of the International Aviation College, Ilorin. A portion of the money would be used to refurbi...
Teachers Day: Kwara schools observe public holiday Wednesday
Kwara State Government has declared Wednesday, October 5,2022 as work-free day for teachers in all primary and secondary Schools in the state. A statement signed by Peter Amogbonjaye, Press Secretary in the sta...

2022-10-04
KWSG issues public advisory on climate change, flooding
The Kwara State Government wishes to inform members of the public that some of the trends currently being experienced in the volume, duration and pattern of rainfall which in turn leads to massive flood can be attribu...
Strike: Unilorin ASUU chairman seeks parents’ intervention
Prof. Moyosore Ajao, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin (Unilorin) Chapter, has called on stakeholders, particularly parents, to prevail on the Federal Government to resolve...
Ilorin indigenous doctors offer free treatment, drugs to 1000 patients
The Ilorin Emirate Medical Doctors Group (IEMDG) has treated more than 1000 patients in the last one year free of charge. It also gave free drugs to beneficiaries, its vice-president, Dr Abdulkadir Ahmed, told ...
Farm Manager Raises the Alarm over Threat to Life by Kidnappers in Kwara
A Farm Manager at Pampo village in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Mr. Sogo Emmanuel Ogunmola, has raised the alarm over an alleged continuous threat to his life by the kidnappers who earlier abducted him bef...
Islamic Cleric, His Students Drown In Kwara Flood
A popular Islamic cleric in Kwara State, Sheikh Abdulganiyu Nuraini, popularly called Alfa Gani Aboto, and two of his students, Alfa Azeez Omoekun and Alfa Nurudeen, were on Saturday killed in flood waters. It ...
Kwara Police Arrest Chief Medical Director for Alleged Murder of Girlfriend, Housewife
Detectives of the Kwara State Police Command have arrested the Chief Medical Director of Kaiama General Hospital, Dr. Adio Adeyemi Adebowale, for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Nofisat Halidu. The detectives...

2022-10-03
Oloriegbe Mourns Shaykh Aboto's Death, Condoles Family, Ansarul-Islam Society
The Senator representing Kwara Central, Dr Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe has expressed sadness over the tragic incident that claimed the lives of highly revered Islamic preacher, Shaykh Abdulganiy Dhu-Nurayn Aboto and two o...
Unilorin SUG seeks partnership with Kwara Police
The President, Students Union Government (SUG) of University of Ilorin (Unilorin) Taofik Opeyemi, has called for stronger partnership between students and the Police to boost national security. Following this, ...
NUT absolves Kwara govt of illegal salaries deduction
The Kwara State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has absolved the state government of a purported illegal deduction from teachers’ salaries under the state Teaching Service Commission for the month of September ...
AbdulRazaq And The New Face Of Public Schools In Kwara
A flashback to the 16 years of decadence of the past administration in Kwara State is a sad chapter in the history of the state that the people will not forget in a hurry. It was an unmitigated disaster. Education was ...
Kwara hunter’s son shoots brother dead testing bulletproof charm
A son of a hunter in Dutse Gogo town near Kaiama, headquarters of Kaiama local government of Kwara State, Abubakar Abubakar, on Sunday shot dead his junior brother identified as Yusuf Abubakar while testing the efficac...

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