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UNILORIN student attacked while reading in lecture hall, hospitalised - 2021-03-01
A student of the University of Ilorin, Ajibola Olamide, has been attacked while reading in one of the school's lecture rooms. The incident occurred at about 7:30pm on Saturday. According to the school's De...

SUBEB/TESCOM Recruitment: Academics, applicants commend Kwara govt - 2021-02-22
.History will be kind to Gov AbdulRazaq: Provost CoED Ilorin .It's a laudable, transparent process: Prof. Kolo Qualifying examination for applicants for teaching jobs under the Kwara State Universal Basic Educ...

UNILORIN appoints first professor of Mass Communication - 2021-03-01
A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor. The promotion ...

Mahfouz Adedimeji Appointed VC Ahman Pategi Varsity - 2021-02-24
Ahman Pategi University has appointed Prof. Mahfouz Adedimeji as the pioneer Vice Chancellor of the newly approved private institution. The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Council of Ahman Pategi University, Hon ...

Kwara APC Group Backs Move to Recall State Lawmaker over Poor Representation - 2021-02-25
Some stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state Wednesday backed the current move by the youths of Omupo/Igbaja State constituency to recall the lawmaker repres...

Hijab controversy: Kwara PDP calls for calm - 2021-02-21
Amid the hijab controversy that has hit some schools in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State has called for calm and peace, saying that "we must not allow the issue to...

The Olupo of Ajase-Ipo is dead - 2021-02-22
Oba Sikiru Atanda Woleola II, is dead. Oba Woleola died late Sunday night after a brief illness. Oba Woleola, the 15th Olupo of Ajase-Ipo ascended the throne in 2009 and ruled for 12years. He was the Chairman of ...

USE OF HIJAB IN CHRISTIANS MISSIONARIES SCHOOLS IN ILORIN: A SETTLED LEGAL POSITION - 2021-02-21
Kwara state is a state of harmony and it will be disastrous to keep quiet and allow religious or ethnic crises take over the harmonious atmosphere within the state. We are all students of history as our ages are enough...

Kwara govt sends special warnings to residents - 2021-02-17
Kwara State Government has cautioned residents of the state against launching xenophobic attacks against displaced persons in their midst, calling for calm while government works with all stakeholders to maintain law an...

Gov Abdulrahman Approves The Absorption Of Defunct Kwara Express Staff Into KWARTMA - 2021-02-12
The Executive Governor of Kwara State Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq had approved the absorption of the staff of the defunct Kwara Express into the service of the Kwara State Road Traffic Management Authority, (KWARTMA)....

Marketers threaten to suspend petrol sale in Kwara - 2021-02-12
Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Kwara State chapter said its members would from Friday suspend the sale of fuel to members of the public in the state. The association said its action was...

FMBN returned N30bn to National Housing Fund contributor - Director - 2020-11-30
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria has refunded over N3bn to the contributors of the National Housing Fund in the country. The Executive Director, Business Development and Planning of the Federal Mortgag...

Four dead in Ilorin-Ogbomosho road accident - 2021-01-25
Four persons were reported dead in a fatal auto accident which occurred along Ilorin-Ogbomoso Road, Kwara State on Sunday afternoon. An eyewitness account revealed that the accident occurred at Otte town as a r...

Fire guts school hostel in Kwara, destroys apartments - 2021-02-20
A fire outbreak in Offa Grammar School, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State on Thursday evening destroyed six rooms and other valuables in the girls' hostel of the school. The fire, according to the Kwara ...

Opinion: The Past, Present and Future of the Saraki Dynasty - 2012-11-11
By Abdulrazaq O. Hamzat In this article, we are taking a look at the past, present and the future of the Saraki dynasty, a political dynasty in Kwara state Nigeria, which started over 40 years ago. The Sa...

Farewell to a Yoruba, Muslim Princess - 2020-12-13
I will start with a footnote on the billionaire Bishop, David Bello Oyedepo. He was born a Muslim, named Hasan by his father Bello Oyedepo. His mother was a Christian who converted to Islam when she married Bello. Bello...

Tears, gloom as artistes bid Orisatola farewell - 2015-01-22
The premises of Radio Kwara wore a gloomy mien on Wednesday, the 21st of January 2015, when artistes, family, friends and fans of late Mayowa Akanbi Orisatola converged to give him a befitting farewell night of tributes....

Muslim groups canvass for hijab wearing in Kwara schools - 2021-02-18
Muslim stakeholders comprising youths and women organizations Wednesday urged the Kwara state government to prevail on former owners of public schools to allow female Muslim students wear hijab. The Muslim organi...

PDP behind its woes in Kwara - Party chieftain, Oba Ajara - 2021-02-25
Alhaji Oba Ajara, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kwara State, has said that the party was responsible for the woeful defeat it recorded in the 2019 elections in the State. Recall that the All ...

OPINION: Dissecting Senator Bukola Saraki's homecoming to Kwara. By Alabi Olayemi Abdulrazak - 2020-11-22
? Former Senate President Bukola Saraki breezed into Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State, on Saturday November 14. The day coincided with the eight-year anniversary of the death of his father, Senator Olusola Sarak...

UNILORIN researchers recommend pineapple in COVID-19 management - 2021-01-19
By NAN A team of researchers at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) have established the capacity of Bromelain derivable from pineapple fruits in the management of COVID-19 cases. According to the Univers...

Tension in Offa, Kwara State over Olofa's removal - 2013-07-20
THE decision of the Court of Appeal which removed the Olofa of Ofa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Oloyede Esuwoye II, last week has put the town on edge. The once sleepy town on the western borders of northern Nigeri...

Abdulfatah Ahmed eulogises Alarape Mustapha - 2021-01-03
Former Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has expressed grief over the death of Alhaja Hassanat Alarape Mustapha, describing her as a worthy mother. In his condolence message to the husband of the dec...

Fire guts market, destroys nine shops in Kwara - 2021-02-10
Early morning inferno Tuesday destroyed no fewer than nine shops at the popular Bode-Saadun Market located along Bode-Saadu-Jebba road, Moro local government area of Kwara state. The cause of the fire outbreak ...

Kwara Assets panel told how lands meant for courtrooms were sold - 2020-11-19
∑ First allocation done in 2009 Several plots of land allocated in the 1980s for the construction of courtrooms in Ilorin were arbitrarily sold out by the administrations of former Governors Bukola Saraki and A...

OPINION: DISTORTION OF HISTORY BY ALHAJI HARUNA MOHAMMED (FROM TSARAGI): PUTTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT - 2020-06-17
INTRODUCTION Our attention has been drawn to an audio by our brother, Alhaji Haruna Mohammed which has gone viral. In the audio he challenged anyone, who cares, particularly from Ilorin Emirate, to refute his histor...

LG Election: KWSG shift poll to next year as council tenures expires, Thursday - 2020-11-25
The Kwara State Government has said the local government election can only be conduct realistically next year even as the tenures of the suspended council chairmen expires Thursday this week. The State Attorney-G...

Opinion: 100 years of Government Secondary School, Ilorin, By Is'haq Modibbo Kawu - 2014-11-14
In the past two weeks, a number of activities took place in Ilorin, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the foundin of the Government Secondary School, GSS, Ilorin. One of the grand old schools of Northern Nigeria,...

Kwara 2023: How AbdulRazaq's second term quest reopened old wounds in APC - 2021-01-20
THE political battle between Governor Abdul Rahman AbdulRazaq and members of the opposition within the same ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State, did not start today. In other words its not a crisis tha...

Bolarinwa shouldn't head Kwara APC caretaker committee twice - Olusona, spokesperson for group loyal to governor Abdulrazaq - 2021-01-20
The spokesperson for the Elders Caucus of the Kwara State All Progressives Congress loyal to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Revd Olubunmi Olusona, tells Tunde Oyekola why the APC chairman in the state, Bashir Bolarinw...

Life and times of Third Mufti of Ilorin. By Zarumi Mashood - 2014-09-06
Shaykh Sofiyyullah was born on the 18th of June, 1928 to the noble family of the late sage, His eminence, Shaykh Muhammad Kamalud-deen Al-Adabiy, the first grand Mufti of the Ilorin Emirate at Ile Araagbaji, Masingba quar...

'Africa Fashion Week London' Partners Kwara First Lady to Promote Aso-ofi - 2020-09-12
Organisers of foremost global fashion event, Africa Fashion Week London, has partnered with Kwara State’s first lady, Dr. Olufolake Abdulrazaq, for the 2020 edition of the show. The partnership, aimed t...

Kwara Speaker sacks aide over role in disruption of APC meeting - 2021-02-05
The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Yakubu Danladi has sacked his media aide, Ibrahim Sheriff-Gold for his role in the disruption of the APC stakeholders' meeting in Ilorin Sheriff-Gold, a member of...

2019: It's our turn to produce next Gov - Kwara North APC Elders - 2017-05-23
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Kwara North yesterday, in Bode Saadu, Moro local government appealed to the leader of the party in the state and Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to consider the regi...

COVID-19: AbdulRazaq mulls labour-civil society border volunteers - 2020-05-12
* Kwara to have test centre soon * Again, Gov engages CSOs Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has suggested the setting up of a volunteer team drawn from the labour unions and the civil society to...

How Kwara officials forged the signatures of students to steal their bursary allowance - EFCC - 2020-03-12
A prosecutžon witness, Abdulkareem Ismail, on Wednesday narrated how officials of the Kwara State Scholarship Board forged the signatures of students to steal their bursary allowance. The witness, a former Presi...

Kwara State begins screening of teachers, local government staff - 2020-03-17
The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Engineer Salihu Yakubu Danladi has charged civil servants across the state to imbibe the spirit of dedication and sincerity, stressing that the State relies on them to succee...

Emir of Ilorin loses 96yr-old aunt - 2021-02-14
Hajia Amina Iyakobi AbdulKadir-Mohammed, is dead. She was aged 96, ROYAL NEWS has gathered. The deceased was the younger sister to Hajia Aishat Nma Sulu-Gambari, the late mother of His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr) Ib...

Supreme Court: Sacked Kwara Chief Judge Elelu-Habeeb Reinstated - 2012-02-17
…. Apex Court Says Saraki Had No Powers To Remove CJ Without NJC’s Approval ABUJA, February 17, (THEWILL) – The Supreme Court of Nigeria in a unanimous ruling Friday reinstated the sacked Ch...

Examination Malpractices: WAEC Commends KWSG - 2020-11-19
The Kwara State Government has again been commended for its efforts in eradicating examination Malpractices in the state. The Human Resources Manager, West Africa Examination Council, Mr. Adesoji Faboro disclosed...

We'll Resolve Kwara APC Crisis - Gov Bello - 2021-01-19
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has said stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will resolve the crisis bedevilling the Kwara State chapter of the party. Speaking with newsmen on ...

Gov Abdulrazaq appoints Commission of inquiry on Kwara assets - 2020-08-05
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has set up a six-person commission of inquiry to investigate the sale or unlawful acquisition of governmentís properties between May 29, 1999 and May 29, 2019. "In exerci...

Offa Polytechnic expels student jailed for Internet fraud - 2020-12-14
The authorities of the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, have expelled Oladipo Juwon, a student of its Business Administration Department who was recently convicted for his involvement in cybercrime. PREMIUM...

Radiographers board seals two X-ray labs, arrest offenders in Kwara - 2020-12-03
Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria has sealed off two ultrasound and X-ray laboratory facilities in Ilorin, Kwara State over alleged unprofessional practices. The officers in the inspection and monitor...

Ahmed Seeks Cooperation With Saudi Govt - 2017-01-24
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has requested for partnership and cooperation from the Saudi Arabian government in the areas of agriculture, education and manufacturing sectors. The Governor also ...

Fire razes shops in Ilorin market - 2020-12-22
A midnight fire on Monday razed 11 shops at Ipata Market in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, destroying goods and valuables. The incident occurred at about 2 a.m., PREMIUM TIMES learnt. The cause of the fire is y...

We saved Kwara funds on Ilesha-Gwanara road: Works Commissioner - 2020-11-13
Kwara State Commissioner for Works and Transport Engineer Suleiman Rotimi Iliasu has described a claim by a civil society group ENETSUD that his ministry was an accomplice in the alleged inflation of contract for the Il...

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