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Mahfouz Adedimeji Gets New Appointment at UNILORIN - 2024-04-08
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Wahab Olasupo Egbewole, SAN, has approved the appointment of Prof. Mahfouz Adedimeji as the new Chairman Editorial Board for the institution’s weekly newsletter,...

Discovering Eid Al-Fitr in the Heart of Ilorin: A Nostalgic Journey. By Abdulrauf Aliyu - 2024-04-08
In the golden haze of 1997, I embarked on a pilgrimage to Ilorin, a town nestled in the heart of Nigeria, to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with my Aunt and her vibrant family. Little did I know that this journey would unfold l...

27 Feders Downgraded From Band A to E Under IBEDC - 2024-04-07
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has released the names of erstwhile Band A feeders downgraded to B, C D or E. Our correspondent reports that the Farm Feeder serving the Obasanjo Farm was downgraded ...

NPFL: Kwara Utd Draw 1-1 with Bendel Insurance FC - 2024-04-08
Kwara United Football Club of Ilorin on Sunday came from a goal down to force visiting Bendel Insurance FC of Benin to a 1-1 draw. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Foo...

Kwara: Oyawoye’s Appointment ‘ll Create Opportunities for Growth in Education Sector – OGSOSA - 2024-04-05
The Offa Grammar School Old Students’ Association (OGSOSA), 2000 set, has hailed the recent appointment of Prince Kola Oyawoye as the Special Adviser to the Governor of Kwara State on Education, expressing confidence...

EFCC Arrests Kwara Pastor for Defrauding Church Member N3.9m - 2024-04-07
The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, arrested the General Overseer of CAC Freedom City Prophetic and Deliverance Ministry, Ilorin, Kwara State, Aden...

Kwara Rep., Yinka Aluko Condoles Dep. Gov. Over Mother’s Demise - 2024-04-07
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Member, representing Ilorin East/South Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Dr. Ahmed Yinka Aluko, has mourned the passing of the Madam En...

Ex Kwara Governor, Others Emerge Winners in Calabar Golf Kitty - 2024-04-08
A former military governor of Kwara State Col. Peter AM Ogar and five other golfers emerged winners in a golf kitty organised by the Calabar Golf Club. The tournament, which drew golfers across the country and ...

OPINION: The death of a unique Woman of Ilorin. By Oba Abdulkadir La'aro - 2019-06-03
Hajia, Nana, Ayishat Nma Sulu-Gambari, mother of the Emir of Ilorin is dead. She died today, Monday, 29th of Ramadan 1440 (3rd, June, 2019). Her uniqueness:Through the domestication of Islamic allowa...

Kwara Gov. Mourns Ndeji of Lafiagi - 2024-04-08
GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has expressed sadness over the death of the Ndeji of Lafiagi, Alhaji Ahmad Makama. Makama reportedly died on Sunday after a brief illness. In a statement by Malam Ra...

A. O Belgore: The Retirement of A Just Jurist By Abubakar Imam - 2023-04-17
In the discharge of my self imposed duty of documenting the strives and strides of sons and daughters of Ilorin Emirate, this piece was in view prior to a presidential directive to yours sincerely to get it done. The c...

Gender Equality Takes Centre Stage at UN Event Led by Kwara Govt - 2024-04-03
The First Lady of Kwara State, Her Excellency Ambassador Prof Olufolake AbdulRazaq has highlighted the government’s commitment to promoting gender equality, STEM education, and inclusive governance. She made ...

Offa Market Fire Incident: Ex-Kwara Speaker, Ali Sympathises With Victims - 2024-04-04
Former Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly and Professor of Constitutional Law, Rt. Hon. Ali Ahmad has commiserated with the victims of the fire incident that gutted the popular Owode market in Offa, Offa Loca...

Kwara Gov Not Involved In Trial Of Any Cleric – Official - 2024-04-09
The Chief Press Secretary to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Monday, urged residents to disregard a story that his principal is behind the trial of a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Abdulrazaq Solihudeen. Daily Trust...

Suspected Bike Thief Lynched In Kwara - 2024-04-02
A suspected motorcycle thief has been lynched in the Apalara community in Ilọrin West LGA. A source explained that, “The suspect was apprehended after a failed attempt to stab the commercial motorcycle’s ...

Easter: FRSC Deploys 856 Personnel in Kwara - 2024-03-29
Sector commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kwara state command, Stephen Dawulung, has confirmed the deployment of 856 personnel (officers and marshals), for the Easter special patrol operations scheduled to co...

Kwara Governor Tasks Muslims On Peace In Makkah - 2024-04-07
Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has urged Muslims to pursue peace and progress in the country. AbdulRazaq made the appeal in a message he sent to the Nigerian Muslims from Saudi Arabia, where he h...

Offa Stadium For Reconstruction - 2024-03-28
Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has directed the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to re-appraise the facilities at Offa Stadium and make recommendations for their reconstruction. “This ...

Cybercrime: Court Sends ‘Photo Editor’ To Prison Over N15,000 In Kwara - 2024-03-27
Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has sentenced a 26-year-old man, Usman Harun, to six months imprisonment over internet fraud and possession of proceeds of unlawful activity. ...

Kwara Gov, 11 Health Commissioners To Grace 2024 Health Care Exhibition - 2024-04-07
Governor Abdulrasaq Abdulrahaman of Kwara State, Plateau State Deputy Governor Josephine Chundung, Special Adviser to the President on Health, Dr Salma Ibrahim Anas and commissioners of health from 11 states are some o...

NiMet Predicts 3-day Sunshine, Thunderstorms from Monday - 2024-04-15
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has forecast sunshine and thunderstorms from Monday to Wednesday nationwide. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja, predicts sunny skies on Monday with...

Nigeria Needs Godly Leaders to Surmount Current Challenges — Islamic Scholar - 2024-04-05
AN eminent Islamic scholar in Kwara State, Sheikh Kolawole Jumu’a, has attributed myriad of socioeconomic and security problems plaguing the country to insufficient number of godly leaders. According to him, ...

Kwara Set to Join League of Top Squash Classics, Hosts as Ultra Modern Facility Nears Completion - 2024-04-04
Kwara appears to be set to reclaim its top spot in Squash in Nigeria after it emerged that the state governor, Mall. Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq, is leaving no stone unturned to complete what might well be first ultra mode...

Sporting Defeat Kwara To Extend Home Run - 2024-03-18
In a commanding display at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Sporting Lagos secured a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kwara United, extending their impressive home record with a fifth consecutive win. Sporting Lagos was...

EFCC Arrests Nurse, 2 Others for Suspected Currency Racketeering - 2024-02-19
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, has arrested the trio of Sallah Asmau Wuraola, Owoduni Abdullahi Isa (a.k.a Bolaji) who are Point of Sale (PoS) cashiers and one Shuaibu Rukaya...

Punch is forgiven its error on Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq - 2023-11-09
A report in the Punch newspaper listing Kwara State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq among some purported absentee Governors is a faux pas, which we deem to be one of t...

THE COGNOMEN OF "IJAKADI L'ORO OFFA" AND BENEVOLENCE HISTORY OF OFFA PEOPLE. By Alabidun, Shuaib Abdulrahman - 2017-12-27
Offa is an ancient town and Headquarters of Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria. By landmass, it is the second largest town in the state, after Ilorin, the state capital that takes first. It is also the tra...

Return School back to community - 2023-01-08
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FG Urged to Prioritise Stable Power Supply for MSMEs Growth - 2024-04-06
Irregular and poor electricity power supply has been identified as a major challenge bedevilling micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country. Speaking with journalists on the sideline of Jimpo-Or...

Tinubu Appoints Lanre Issa-Onilu As DG Of National Orientation Agency - 2023-10-20
This was contained in a Thursday statement by presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale who also said seven other DGs were appointed for parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orient...

NigComSat Begins Internet Connectivity in 774 Councils - 2024-03-15
The Nigeria Communications Satellite (NigComSat) Limited has begun VSAT installations to cover 579 of the 774 local government areas of the country. The project would operate via satellite coverage, leveraging the ku-b...

Gov. AbdulRazaq to Make Kwara Stand Out Through SAPZ Project - Agric Commissioner - 2024-03-28
•Initiative Proves Gov's Vision Great-SPC The Kwara State Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Oloruntoyosi Thomas, has said that the State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, will mak...

Emir of Ilorin Mourns Late Ndeji of Lafiagi, Makama Yahaya - 2024-04-08
The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Mai-Martaba Alhaji ( Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, has described the death of the Ndeji of Lafiagi, Alhaji Ahmad Makama Yahaya, as a great loss to...

NBA Ilorin Branch Celebrates Mallam Yusuf Ali SAN’s Appointment as Professor of Practice at FUOYE” - 2023-11-25
The branch executive committee and members of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ilorin branch, extend their joyous congratulations to Mallam Yusuf Ali SAN, the Principal Partner and founder of Ghalib Chambers, on his appoi...

NPFL: How Kwara United caged Akwa United in Eket – Coach Dogo - 2023-12-04
Kwara United technical adviser, Kabiru Dogo, has revealed that former Akwa United in his team gave him an insight on how to Saturday’s game. The Harmony Boys held their hosts to a 1-1 draw in the encounter pl...

Kwara: Daughter Drags Father To Court Over Sexual Assault - 2024-04-09
A resident of the Olorunsogo area, Bode Saadu in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State, identified as Simbiat Moshood has accused her father, Alhaji Mashood of sexual abuse. Simbiat Moshood dragged his ...

Youths Now Glamorise Illicit Drug Use — NDLEA - 2024-04-04
Mohammed Bashir Ibrahim, Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Kwara State Com­mand, has promised to make the agency more visible in sports events as a way of drug trafficking control. Accord...

Ex-Kwara Speaker Felicitates New Chief Imam Of Patigi - 2024-04-06
Former Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly and Professor of Constitutional Law, Rt. Hon. Ali Ahmad has felicitated the Muslim community in Patigi Emirate over the appointment of the new Chief Imam of Patigi, A...

Kwara Media Worker’s Strike: NALVEJ Calls for Truce - 2023-12-20
The National League of Veteran Journalists, NALVEJ, in Kwara State, has appealed to the striking workers of the state-owned media to call off their industrial action in the interest of the society and the people they s...

Sallah: Low Turnout In Markets - 2024-04-09
Traders in various markets across the country have recorded low patronage ahead of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. The reports from Kano, Borno, Kwara, Benue, and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja show that t...

In honour of Kajola champion, Yusuf Alli (SAN) - 2024-01-12
To the delight of everyone at the Obafemi Awolowo Mosque Complex, Sunday January 7, 2024 was a playback of 1987 with Emeritus Professor Omar Rahman and Professor Yusuf Olaolu Ali, (SAN) switching roles. The co...

Putting Kwara Education Infrastructure in Proper Perspective By Prof. SHEHU Raheem Adaramaja - 2024-04-09
I write to address the recent disinformation triggered by a recent report in the BBC on the Kankan LGEA School in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State. I understand that the BBC report was a standalone story, which...

Kwara Acquires 20,065 Hectares For Ilorin SmartCity Project - 2024-04-11
The Kwara State Government has procured land in both Ilorin East and Ilorin South Local Government Areas to establish the New Ilorin SmartCity Estate. This acquisition came after a productive stakeholders meeti...

Kwara State To Partner With Civil Defence To Boost Security - 2024-01-24
The Kwara State Government, North Central Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to partner with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in the State to enhance the security of citizens. The Commissioner f...

Kwara Moves To Domesticate National Youth Policy In 2024 - 2024-01-03
…..Senator Pledges To Support Governor On Youth Kwara State plans wholesale domestication of the National Youth Development Policy, NYDP, enacted since 2009, with an initial five years implementation window, ...

Unity Flyover: ‘Quality Standards’, Kwara Commissioner Commends Contractors, Assures Timely Completion - 2024-04-01
Abdulquawiy Olododo, Kwara State Commissioner for Solid Minerals Development and Supervising Commissioner for Works and Transport, conducted an on-site inspection of the ongoing dualisation of the Folawiyo Unity Road a...

Kwara Mourns As Ex-Appeal Court Justice Belgore Dies - 2024-04-11
Kwara State is mourning the death of a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Ahmad Belgore, who died at the age of 71. In his condolence message, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq expressed sadnes...

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