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Two Feared Killed In Ilorin Market Fight - 2022-01-05
Suspected hoodlums on Tuesday morning caused pandemonium in the popular Mandate market when they reportedly engaged in a free-for-all. Two persons said to be involved in the melee were feared killed. Tribune...

OPINION: Mufti and the Crisis of Interest. By Jimoh Ibrahim - 2021-12-30
I have watched with utter dismay the reputationally damaging video clip of the supposed Islamic legal authority, making several outrageous claims that contravene the dictates of Islam and negate the cultural values of t...

2023: Ex Kwara Deputy Speaker Dumps PDP - 2022-01-14
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...

2023: Kwara PDP Group Advocates Kwara Central Candidacy - 2021-11-16
The PDP Victory Agenda (PVA), which is a pressure group in the Kwara State Chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has called for the retention of Kwara Central Senatorial District candidacy in the 2023 g...

PDP, APC fight over ex-minister's defection in Kwara - 2021-11-01
THE Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress are at loggerheads over the reported defection of a former Minister of Transportation, Ibrahim Bio to the PDP. Bio, who once served as the Speaker of t...

How I became Law School's best - Bukola Alada - 2021-12-28
If academic perfection were a person, its name would be Bukola Alada. Since 2002 when five-year-old Alada got inspired by the Promasidor awards to high performing pupils in her primary school, she has had the world at ...

Bandits rape two minors, attack others in Kwara - NSCDC - 2021-11-04
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed that gunmen have attacked Nuku village in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara. This is contained in a statement signed by the Spokesman of Kwara ...

Oloriegbe chairs IEDPU 56th annual conference - 2021-12-23
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, will on Saturday preside over the opening ceremony of the 56th edition of the annual national conference of the Ilorin Emirate main socio-cultural ...

Abductors of Magaji Erubu of Ilorin Emirate demand N60m ransom - 2021-12-12
Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers who abducted the Magaji Erubu of Ilorin Emirate, Dr Zubair Folorunsho Erubu on Thursday night, have demanded N60m ransom for his freedom. Sources disclosed in Ilorin on S...

OPINION: Ilorin: Crisis or politics of identity; neither Yoruba, Nupe nor Fulani. By Adebayo Abubakar - 2021-11-19
“Who is an African?” This was a question asked, by someone, who I once thought was one of us (students), during our rowdy early days as 100 level students of the Department of Sociology at the University of...

Holidays: Kwara police command deploys 2,500, bans bangers - 2021-12-23
Kwara State Police Command has deployed 2,500 personnel to provide adequate security before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities in the state. The Command has also banned the use of firecr...

Why reforms are necessary for health laboratory services: KWSG - 2021-11-08
* No worker will lose their jobs * Services will be cheaper, more reliable The attention of the Kwara State Government has been drawn to some positions on the ongoing reforms in the public health laboratory...

Anambra election tribunal relocates to Ilorin - 2021-12-23
THE Anambra governorship election petitions tribunal has relocated its sittings from Awka to Ilorin in Kwara State. Secretary of the tribunal Mr. Surajo Gusau disclosed this yesterday when he spoke with the New...

Kwara CP orders rescue of kidnapped District Head - 2021-12-12
Commissioner of Police in Kwara State Mr Tuesday Assayomo has ordered, the rescue and arrest of the kidnappers of a district head, the Mogaji Erubu in Ilorin Emirate in Kwara state, Dr Zubair Folorunsho Erubu The ...

OPINION: Who is Saliu Mustapha: The New Turaki of Ilorin? By Abubakar Imam - 2021-10-27
"History transforms people and creates enduring magic, lumping together event, identity and symbolism in a notable capsule". ---Reuben Abati Come Friday, October 22, 2021 the city of Ilorin, the renowned "sa...

Saraki launches health scheme for 1,000 beneficiaries - 2021-12-19
Former Senate President Bukola Saraki on Sunday enrolled 1,000 beneficiaries in Community Health Insurance Scheme in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. The insurance scheme which is the first of its kind by an ...

Kwara Flags Off Integrated Measles, Polio Vaccination Campaign - 2021-12-09
Kwara State government plans to vaccinate about 601,865 children against measles by injection on the left upper arm at designated primary healthcare centres in the 16 local government areas of the state. Speaking a...

Rtd Deputy Comptroller of Customs kidnapped in Kwara - 2022-01-07
The Police Command in Kwara has confirmed the kidnap of Mr. Mohammed Zarma, a retired senior Customs officer abducted in the state. The command Spokesman, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the development on Frida...

Ilorin court jails impersonator of Facebook Chief Operating Officer - 2021-11-05
Shittu Labeeb, who parades himself as Shergly Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, one of the leading social media platforms, Facebook, has been convicted by a Kwara State High Court in Ilorin. Justice Adenike Akin...

'Only Nigeria, Tanzania complying with IPSAS in Africa' - 2021-12-03
A Director in the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Alhaji Salau Zubairu, has said Nigeria and Tanzania are the only African countries rated as complying with implementing the International Public Sector...

18,153 candidates seek admission into UNILORIN - 2021-12-21
A total of 18,153 candidates sat for the University of Ilorin Post-UTME examinations for the 2021/2022 academic session. The examinations were held between Dec. 13 and Dec. 16, the university stated in its bull...

Ilorin, Kano, Minna stadiums not fit for NPFL games - LMC - 2021-12-12
The League Management Company have deemed the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, Kwara Sports Complex in Ilorin and the Bako Kontagora Stadium in Minna not fit to host matches in the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League s...

NMA demands release of kidnapped doctor in Kwara - 2021-12-13
The Nigerian Medical Association, Kwara branch, has called for the release of its member, Dr Zubair Erubu, who was kidnapped on Thursday night in his farmhouse. This is contained in a statement jointly issued on ...

Five Internet Fraudsters Jailed in Kwara - 2021-12-09
Two Kwara State High Courts sitting in Ilorin yesterday jailed five internet fraudsters over offences that bordered on cyber fraud. Their conviction was secured by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Fin...

Kwara State Inaugurates Harmonized Marketers' Union - 2021-11-26
Kwara state Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq says his administration is committed to deepening the revenue base of the state through business friendly policies and supports for small medium enterprise. The Governor...

OPINION: Saraki @ 59: A Doctor and His Health Projects by Yusuph Olaniyonu - 2021-12-19
Today, there will be no drumming, dancing, or partying. The day will, as usual, be devoted to prayers and enjoying the company of family, friends, and well-wishers. However, as it is the tradition with his family, th...

Saudi-bound woman excretes 80 pellets of cocaine at Abuja airport - 2021-11-29
THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a Saudi Arabia-bound woman after she excreted 80 pellets of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. According to N...

Reason Why Unilorin Student Assaulted Female Lecturer - 2021-11-15
A friend of the 400 level student of the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin, Salaudeen Waliyu, aka Captain Walz has narrated why he attacked his lecturer, Mrs Rahmat Zakariyah. He said Waliyu didn...

CHIEF EMMANUEL OLATUNJI ADESOYE (1938 - 2017). By Suraj Tunji Oyewale - 2017-12-04
I opened Facebook today to read about the passage of Chief Emmanuel Olatunji Adesoye, Asiwaju of Offaland, Founder of Okin Group of Companies (Okin Biscuits, Okin Malt etc) and Proprietor of Adesoye College, Offa. Al...

Kwara South Women, Youths Declare Support For Saraki 2023 Presidency - 2021-12-12
Community groups and stakeholders in Kwara State have declared their support for the presidential aspiration of the former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. The various groups made the declaration at the annual O...

Court remands student over assault on UNILORIN lecturer - 2021-11-21
A Magistrate's Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State on Thursday ordered that Salaudeen Waliu, a 400-level Microbiology student of the University of Ilorin who allegedly assaulted a lecturer be remanded in the Federal Corr...

SPEECH DELIVERED BY Hon Princess Olufunke Adedoyin at the commissioning of Olomu Way, Omuaran - 2017-09-04
*PROTOCOLS* It is indeed with a heart full of joy & gratitude to the most high God, the Alpha & Omega, Our Lord Jesus, the author & finisher of our faith, who has made us see this monumental event, that I...

Ilesha Baruba Stool: Prof. Halidu Abubakar emerges new Emir - 2015-05-09
Emeritus Professor of Public Finance at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Halidu Ibrahim Abubakar, has emerged the new Emir of Ilesha- Baruba in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, National Pilot...

Kidnappers haven't relocated to Kwara - CP carpets Gani Adams - 2021-12-01
The Commissioner of Police in Kwara State Police Command, Mr Tuesday Assayomo has dismissed claims by Chief Gani Adams that Kidnappers and Bandits have relocated to the state, saying that nothing like such happened even ...

Cybercrime: Former LG Company Staff, Two Others Jailed In Kwara - 2021-11-06
Federal High Court, Ilorin on Wednesday convicted and sentenced one Ajewole Ayomide Stephen, said to be a former employee of LG company over offences bordering on cybercrime. In a related development, Justice Adeni...

Ibrahim Datti Ahmed (1936 to 2021). By Olusegun Adeniyi - 2021-12-31
I experienced a sincere sense of loss early this morning when I received a terse message from my friend, Mohammed Jamu. ‘You lost your friend last night. He will be buried today at 10am’, he wrote. The mess...

Kidnapping: Fish Farmers Abandon Farms In Kwara - 2022-01-11
Scores of fish farmers in Kwara State have abandoned their farms for fear of kidnappers, Daily Trust has gathered. The development is coming on the heels of the abduction of one of the top fi...

20 years after, Ilorin stands still for Ambassador Gobir - 2016-11-29
Twenty years ago, Ambassador Abubakar Garba Gobir, former private Secretary of the late Premier of Northern Region and Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello, bade the world farewell. AHMED 'LATEEF attended the late diploma...

Stay away from crime, embrace hard work, dedication, Bawa tells youths - 2021-12-02
The Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has enjoined corps members to shun all forms of cyber fraud and make dedication to work their watchword in their various places of primary assignm...

Umar Saro, Oloyede, Ambali, Taiwo Awoniyi Get National Honours - 2014-09-19
The Federal government has released the list of honourees for the 2013/2014 National Honours Award. Among the prominent names from Kwara State are Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Abdulganiy Amb...

Kwara Hosts 40th Federal Public Service Games - 2021-12-07
The Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq says the state is leveraging the peaceful co-existence, diverse cultures, hospitality and other variables to make the state the best investment destination in Nigeri...

Kwara Poly helmsman emerges as 'Best Rector of the year 2021 - 2021-12-16
The Rector, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Engr. Dr. Abdul Jimoh Mohammed, has emerged as the best rector of the year 2021. ROYAL NEWS reports that the award was organised by Stardom Global TV. Conferring ...

OPINION: Abdulrahman and his fledging contribution to education by Yusuf Mubaraq Authority - 2021-12-23
No one should be under any illusion as to how well we have fared as a State since the emergence of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq. We are at a strategic poi...

Sheikh Apaokagi, Ilorin Grand-Mufti, passes on - 2013-02-22
The Grand Mufti of Ilorin Emirate, Sheikh Salaudeen Apaokagi, is dead. He died this morning in Ilorin. He was ninety-six years old before his death. He is to be buried in Ilorin this afternoon after burial rites s...

Ilorin Celebrates Tradition, Politics, Religion as New Mosque Opens - 2012-12-12
On Friday, another significant milestone in the history of Ilorin, the ancient city and capital of Kwara State, will unfold. In a community noted for the intricate web of its politics, tradition and religion, the opening ...

NIGERIA LMC APPROVES KWARA STADIUM FOR 2021/2022 NPFL HOME GAMES - 2021-12-16
The League Management Company (LMC) has approved the Kwara State Stadium Complex a provisional approval to host the home matches of Kwara United Football Club, within the framework of the NPFL 2021/2022 season. T...

Kwara North Group Urges Govt to Declare State of Emergency on Infrastructure, Education - 2021-12-07
A pressure group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Kwara North Torchbearers, at the weekend decried the alleged marginalisation of the area by successive administrations in the state. The ...

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