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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...

KWSG Appoints New Governing Council for COED Ilorin - 2020-11-24
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of the following persons as Chairman and board members of Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin Governing Council: 1. Elder Reuben Iye (Ekiti) C...

I bought govt car for N70,000, Kwara ex-commissioner tells panel - 2020-11-22
A former commissioner in Kwara State, Alhaji Kayode Yusuf, has narrated before Justice Olabanji Orilonishe-led judicial panel of inquiry on the sales of the state assets, that he bought a chalet which he occupied...

Kwara PDP kicks against "caretaker appointment" for LGs - 2020-11-25
As the tenure of the suspended council chairmen in Kwara State expires this week, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to immediately kick start proces...

Fed Poly Bida commences degree programmes - Rector - 2020-11-22
The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Dr. Abubakar A. Dzukogi said the institution has commenced degree programmes in both sciences and managements courses. He stated this yesterday, while fielding questions fro...

Kwara Uncovers Alleged Massive Corruption in Kwara Poly - 2020-11-27
The Kwara State Government said it has uncovered alleged massive corruption involving some staff of the state-owned polytechnic (Kwara Polytechnic) Ilorin. The Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and T...

Court remands three suspected human part dealers - 2020-11-23
An Ilorin magistrates' court has ordered the remand of two herbalists, Jamiu Agbomola and Abiodun Lekan, and a bricklayer, Wasiu Kareem, in the Federal Correctional Service Centre, Ilorin, Kwara State. The three ac...

Ekiti Kwara Seeks Reintegration with Kindred in Ekiti State - 2012-11-13
The people of Ekiti and Oke-Ero local government areas of Kwara State have sought for reintegration with their kindred in the present Ekiti state insisting that their presence in Kwara was amalgam of strange bedfellows...

Facilities in Unilorin & KWASU - Punch - 2012-04-15
The University of Ilorin and Kwara State University exemplify higher institutions with good facilities. While KWASU is still relatively new and its infrastructure is still being developed, UNILORIN seems to have appreciab...

Rafiu Ibrahim pays condolence visit to late Hon. Cecilia's family - 2020-03-25
A delegation sent by former Kwara South Senator, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim today, visited the Ilorin residence of the late Hon. Mrs Cecilia Bosede Ore to condole with the family of the late PDP chieftain. Hon. Ce...

INTERVIEW: How speaker blocked my inauguration - Kwara lawmaker-elect - 2020-11-18
Jimoh Agboola was supposed to be celebrating a year in office as the representative of Ilorin South in the Kwara State House of Assembly, if the Speaker, Yakubu Danladi, had complied with the multiple court judgments that...

OPINION: Ilorin and the Family House Thing by Tunji Ajanaku - 2020-08-02
"When we gather together in the moonlit village ground it is not because of the moon. Every man can see it in his own compound. We come together because it is good for kinsmen to do so"* - Chinua Achebe's Things...

STATEMENT BY AMINU A. LOGUN mni, Chief of Staff to the Executive Governor of Kwara State. - 2019-12-05
I am constrained to react to the publication in the Daily Trust Newspaper edition of November 30, 2019 titled "WHY EFCC INVITED KWARA CHIEF OF STAFF, OTHERS - SOURCES." The publication contained an allegation t...

Offa Health Tech Holds Online Entrance Exams... Application Forms Still on Sale - 2020-08-19
The Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa will conduct her entrance examination online. This is contained in a press release on the website of the College. The online examination is billed to start on Monday,...

Kwara: Commissioner Nominees; New Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants & Special Assistants. - 2014-01-31
Commissioner Nominees Mr Amos Aboyeji from Oyun Local Government Area Alhaji Issa Kayode, Moro Alhaji Aliu Mohammed, Asa Alhaji Shaaba Umar, Edu Alhaji Ab...

Ikoyi houses: EFCC witness denies making payments to Saraki - 2020-11-13
Isiaka Kareem, a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and a former controller of finance and account (CFA) at the Kwara state government house, has denied making payments to the bank accounts o...

Traditional institutions, integral part of govt: AbdulRazaq - 2020-08-28
· Hails relationship between Kano, Ilorin Emirates · Why I visited Ilorin, by Kano Emir Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the traditional institutions are vital to t...

Kwara governor commissions N60m project at Okegbala leprosarium - 2020-08-21
A N60 million newly reconstructed building for people affected with leprosy (PALs) has been commissioned by the Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, at the Okegbala Leprosarium, near Omu-Aran, headquarte...

Kwara Gov. commiserates with ex-Gov Adebayo over loss of daughter - 2020-07-20
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with former Governor Cornelius Adebayo over the death of his daughter Diekolola Osa-Avielele (nee Adebayo). "The Governor shares in the pain and qui...

Stakeholders raise 29-member panel to resolve Kwara, Saraki's dispute - 2020-01-22
A 29-member stakeholder's committee has been set up to wade into the ongoing dispute between the Kwara State Government and the Saraki family over the controversial demolition of Ile-Arugbo. A statement signed by...

OPINION: Where is Ilorin West/Asa Rep? By Yusuf Mutiu Olaitan - 2020-06-17
Amid pomp and pageantry, I will want to say happy democracy day and first anniversary to every beneficiary of the Otoge Family. It is a year since we brought in new drivers to the seat of affairs across Kwara state; hopes...

Unilorin, Army sign MoU on research of ballistic composites, local content development - 2020-07-08
The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) and the Nigerian Army have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support research of ballistic composites and promotion of local content development. According to the U...

Saraki wants FG to give women contracts - 2020-03-19
The Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, has called on the Federal Government to give a certain percentage of its contracts to women as a way of empowering them. Saraki said this was...

OPINION: AbdulRazaq: Making Kwara Work For All. By Abdulrosheed Okiki - 2020-05-28
Kwara State is unarguably one of the hitherto civil service-driven states in Nigeria. A state created in 1967 via military promulgation, among five others, by the then Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon. Today, with a...

300-year-old Kwara community cries out over lack of electricity - 2020-09-23
The Gbabu-Elega community in Asa Local Government area of Kwara has appealed to the state government to rescue the community from lack of electricity since its existence over three centuries ago. The Baale of the...

COVID-19: Kwara Govt Fumigates Unilorin - 2020-05-19
In its bid to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 in Kwara, the state government has fumigated the campus of the University of Ilorin. The Chairman, Sub-Committee on Fumigation of the Kwara State Technical Comm...

OPINION: At 90, the old lion purrs! (Tribute to Prof Oyawoye, Father of Geology). By Abdulrazaq Magaji - 2017-08-05
Saturday, August 12, 2017. A large crowd will descend on Offa, headquarters of Offa Local Government Area in Kwara state to commemorate the birthday of the community's most illustrious son and best k...

Ahman Galadima: Man Of Integrity, Honesty. - 2013-12-22
Ahman Patigi was born in 1914 and named Ahman Saba to Hadiza and Mohammed Ndeji at Patigi area council of Kwara State. Ahman attended Patigi Elementary School between 1923 and 1926, before he proceeded to the...

Kwara APC Leadership Accuses AbdulRazaq of Fueling Crisis - 2020-06-22
The simmering crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State at the weekend got messier as the party leadership in the state accused the state Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, of allegedly fueling t...

Handball: Kwara To Host Nat'l U-18, U-21 Championships - 2019-12-25
Kwara state has been given the hosting rights to host the National U-18 and 21 Handball Championships, the chairman of Kwara state handball association, Emmanuel Olubiyo said. Olubiyo stated this when the deputy...

2019: APC candidate, Ajulo-Opin, upbeat over party's victory, thanks supporters - 2018-10-09
Hon. Tunji Ajulo-Opin Olawuyi, a Rep candidate under the All Progressive Congress party (APC) in Kwara State, has expressed optimism that the party would come out victorious in the coming 2019 general elections....

Kwara communities agog as Bacita sugar factory resumes - 2013-10-19
Nigerian Sugar Company (NISUCO), located at Bacita in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State began operations in 1964 as the first integrated sugar factory in Nigeria. It boasted of great potential for economic and...

Ijo Yoyo is my Greatest Hit - Kollington - 2013-03-15
Fuji star, Kollington Ayinla, reflects on his exploits  as he is set to mark the 50th anniversary of his music career, writes AKEEM LASISI The fuji music scene, which has bee...

Scandal: Popular Ilorin pastor, Omolehin in alleged land fraud - 2017-03-27
Popular Ilorin pastor of the Word Commission International better known as Word Assembly Church, Evang. Isaac Omolehin, has been dragged before the High court in Ilorin over alleged refusal to release 30 plots of lands to...

Royal families appeal against distortion of Ilorin history - 2016-02-29
AN appeal has gone to elders, leaders and stakeholders in Ilorin emirate, Kwara State, not to allow any individual or group to distort the historical facts of the emirate. Making the call in Ilorin were repr...

What you need to know about SFTAS' grants in Kwara - 2020-08-04
SFTAS grant is a Programme for Result project that is mandated for all Nigerian states to become Public Financial Management Compliant. The $750m project is to last for 4years with a total sum of $700m to be ...

Kwara reverses Aviation College's leave-without-pay directive to workers - 2020-04-28
The Kwara State Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology wishes to clarify that the government has neither approved for salaries to be paid in percentages nor for any member of staff at the International Avi...

Bolaji Abdullahi: If airlines can operate, students can write WASSCE - 2020-07-18
Bolaji Abdullahi, former minister of youth and sports development, has asked the federal government to find "creative ways to manoeuvre around" the coronavirus pandemic so that Nigerian students can write the West ...

Photos: KWSG Demolishes Ile Arugbo - 2020-01-02
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Ijara-Isin stands still for Ayedun. - 2017-07-19
By AHMED 'LATEEF The remains of a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Alhaji Yusuf Aiyedun, were interred on Monday in his homet...

WAEC: Kwara schools in alleged students' exploitation - 2017-04-20
Some Public schools in Kwara State are reportedly engaged in huge exploitation of candidates of the ongoing West African Examination Council (WAEC), National Pilot learnt, last night. In some of the schools in Ilor...

Rainstorm: NEMA distributes relief materials to 655 households in Kwara - 2020-06-22
National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has distributed relief materials to about 655 households in Kwara State affected by rainstorm. The beneficiaries, according to a statement made available to our correspondent...

KAM Holding distributes palliatives to 10,000 households in Kwara - 2020-04-26
No fewer than 10,000 households in Kwara State are to benefit from a palliative measure put in place to cushion the effects of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic by an industrialist cum philanthropis...

Kwara Suspends KWABES Scheme - 2016-06-12
The Kwara State Government has suspended its bridge employment program, tagged Kwara Bridge Empowerment Scheme (KWABES) with immediate effect. This is to allow for a review and overhaul. The suspension was...

Unilorin: Sheikh Adam Al-Ilory International Conference Starts - 2012-08-24
An international conference themed "The Life and Works of Shaykh Adam Abdullahi Al-Ilory" started today, Friday, at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. The keynote addresses of the conference will be ...

Ilorin Emir Prays for Quick Recovery Over COVID-19 Pandemic - 2020-05-25
The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has charged Nigerians to continue to pray fervently for economic prosperity, peace and unity across all facets of the nation's...

OPINION: Engr S.A. Yahaya: The New Danmasani of the Universe. By Abubakar Imam - 2019-12-20
"Whoever works righteousness benefits his own soul; Whoever works evil, it is against his own soul:Nor is thy Lord ever unjust(in the least) to his servants". ---Surat Fusilat Q41 V 46 When, in 199...

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