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Inside Kwara community, Ijara-Isin, where residents have own ‘currency’ - 2023-01-19
The Ijara-Isin community in Kwara State, North Central Nigeria has devised a means to keep money within its community in a bid to foster economic development. Ijara-Isin came up with its own ‘currency’, whi...

OPINION: AbdulRazaq: Two years of reasserting Kwara's leadership. By Rafiu Ajakaye - 2021-05-26
One interesting takeaway from the American presidential democracy is the undying culture of people marking the milestones of their elected leaders — like the first 100 days, first year anniversary, and a lot more. Membe...

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...

NITDA engages Kwara ICT Stakeholders for Robust Digital Economic Development - 2022-12-19
Recently Information Communications Technology stakeholders and practitioners in Kwara held an ICT Stakeholders’ Engagement Programme with the National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA) in Ilorin, Kwara S...

Burglar rapes Kwara housewife in daughter’s presence - 2023-01-13
The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 47-year-old suspect, Ganiyu Yusuf, for allegedly raping a housewife in Ilorin in June 2021. Yusuf allegedly broke into a ho...

Photo News: Mutawali of Ilorin, Dr Alimi Abdulrazaq at a Book Reading Programme Hosted by Plat Technologies Limited - 2022-12-19
Pictures from a recent booking event with Dr Alimi Abdulrazaq, the Mutwali f Ilorin as the Guest Reader. The event was hosted by Plat Technologies Limited. It also featured the commissioning of a WASH facility built in ho...

Igbo Lawyer Appointed Into Kwara Cabinet - 2022-09-28
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has approved the appointment of three new Special Assistants. Among them are Barrister Chukwugozie Angus Igwebuike, Special Assistant to the Governor on Intercommun...

Kwara: Students Warned on the Dangers of Drug Abuse - 2022-12-19
Oasis Muslim Care Foundation (OMCF), a non-governmental organisation that cares for the sick and needy, has advised secondary school students on the dangers of drug abuse and addiction. The advice was given during...

How Prof Yusuf emerged UITH CMD - 2018-06-26
...all the intrigues Vows to make hospital Africa’s medical destination President Muhammadu Buhari last Tuesday approved the appointment of Prof. Abdullahi Dasilva Yusuf as the new Chief Medical Dire...

Police confirm killing of three suspected cultists in Ilorin - 2022-08-12
The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of three suspected cultists in Ilorin, the state capital. Spokesperson of the command, Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the development, said two of the cul...

Olusola Saraki: His Life And Regrets - 2012-11-25
Olusola Saraki, a trained medical doctor was a veteran of many political battles both in his home State, Kwara and the nation at large. His residence on Ilofa road in Government Reserved Area, GRA, Ilorin, the State ...

Unilorin remains Nigeria's most subscribed university - 2021-09-06
The University of Ilorin has emerged as the most preferred University by admission seekers in the country for the eighth consecutive year. In a statement by the university's directorate of information, the 2021 JAM...

Job Vacancy at ARMTI - 2014-07-30
Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) Job Vacancy : Executive Director/Chief Executive Job Description The Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI),...

All Hails Tukur Mani As He Bows Out Of Unilorin Council - 2012-07-12
Tremendous activities, sacrifices and cooperation from the Council members of the University of Ilorin have been describes as the instruments used in attaining the level of success in the Institution. This ...

OPINION: Abdulrazaq Needs To Change His Adversarial Mindset - Bolaji Abdullahi - 2021-12-20
My attention has been drawn to a video circulating on the social media, which shows the Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq speaking while playing host to his Borno State counterpart, Professor Babagana Zulu...

Vandals Cart Away Transformer Components, Throw Ilorin Into Darkness - 2022-08-22
Five months after the residents of Oko-Erin community in Ilorin, Kwara State contributed N2million to fix the two power transformers serving the area, vandals have again carted away cables and other vital components of...

Ilorin motor spare parts market closed indefinitely over trader's death - 2022-05-22
The Kwara State Old Motors Spare Parts Dealers Association, Ipata-Oloje, Ilorin has closed the market indefinitely following the death of one of their members in a fracas at Okoolowo-Oloje axis of Ilorin on Friday....

Emir Rejoices with Saliu Mustapha on Birthday - 2021-09-26
The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Mai-Martaba Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, on Saturday rejoice with the founder of Saliu Mustapha Foundation and Turaki of Ilorin, Mallam Saliu Mustapha on ...

Friends and associates remember, eulogise Tunde Idiagbon - 2012-05-02
CLOSE associates of former Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon, who died 13 years ago at the age of 56, on Monday described him as a quintessential leader, who could have instilled disci...

OPINION: The Significance and Track Records of Holders Of The Title of Mutawali in Emirates of Northern Nigeria. By Abubakar Imam - 2022-03-17
No society or community exists without one form of leadership or the other. Each community, whether advanced or developing, big or small, modern or ancient, stable or threatened, has its leadership structures in place....

Kwara's N2.5bn cancer centre ready in 12 months - Abdulsamad Rabiu - 2021-07-07
•Business mogul praises Kwara Gov's strides in health sector •Gov says state ready to reverse medical tourism The construction of the N2.5bn oncology and diagnostic centre donated to Kwara State Government i...

Kwara: PDP, APC in last minute calculations - 2019-03-06
As the electorate in Kwara State get set to elect their governor and members of the state House of Assembly, the political players in the state have embarked on last minute contacts and changing their strategies afte...

Photo News: Speaker Pays Homage to Olofa - 2016-08-12
The Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad exchanging pleasantries with His Royal Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II at the 53rd birthday of Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamasi ...

Kwara Gov greets Chief Rex on birthday anniversary - 2021-08-24
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and an arrowhead of the Otoge struggle in the state Chief Rex Kola Olawoye, praying God Almighty to g...

NYSC deploys 2,000 prospective corps members to Kwara - 2021-07-26
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 2,000 prospective corps members to Kwara for the 2021 Batch ’B’ Stream 1 orientation course. The NYSC Public Relations Officer (PRO) in Kwara, Oladipo ...

Former Kwara Governor's Aide Wins Kwara South Senatorial Ticket In SDP - 2022-05-29
Professor Wale Sulaiman, who was the United States of America-based Neurosurgeon and former Special Adviser on Health to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has won the Senatorial ticket in the Kwara South z...

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....

Kwara Set to Rename KWASU after Late Dr. Saraki - 2013-05-04
There are strong indications that Kwara State University,KWASU, Malete will soon change its name to either Sola Saraki University,SOSU, or Abubakar Sola Saraki University (ASSU) in honour of the State’s political...

A salute to the Nigerian Army - 2012-03-27
A FLASH-BACK to the prosecution of the Nigerian Civil war (1967-1970) depicts the Nigerian Army as a versatile force because most of those who prosecuted the warfare were small boys given only six weeks weapon's traini...

Ex-minister Decries Monetisation Of Electoral Process - 2022-06-30
Former minister of sports and youth development, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, has described the extreme monetisation of political process as witnessed in the recent political parties’ primaries as the biggest threat to th...

IEDPU congratulates Saidu on retirement, charges compatriots on community services - 2021-10-03
Indigenes of Ilorin Emirate in active public service have been charged to always remember to use their offices in such a way that would catalyse the progress of the community without denigrating the principles of objectiv...

Kwara: Police recover dead body of Fulani herdsman allegedly murdered by suspected ritualists - 2021-07-18
Unknown persons, suspected to be ritualists, have allegedly murdered a 20-year-old Fulani herder, identified as Usman Audu, in Igosun, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara state. DAILY POST learnt that the incid...

Ilorin residents worry over huge refuse on major streets - 2019-12-03
Heaps of refuse deposited at the road median along Emir road in Ilorin, Kwara state on Monday Dec 2, 2019. Heaps of refuse deposited at the road median along Emir road in Ilorin, Kwara state on Monday Dec 2, 2019. Res...

Reminiscences with Justice Abdulkadir Orire (rtd) - 2017-04-30
Justice Abdulkadir Orire (rtd) was born in 1934 at Obaninsunwa in Ilorin, Kwara State. He was the first Grand Khadi of Kwara. He was instrumental to the establishment of the University of Ilorin. In this interview, he spo...

Kwara no longer civil service state - Akorede - 2015-09-30
Dr Muyideen Akorede is the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed. In this interview with NICK UWERU and WOLE ADEDEJI, the governor's aide explains the intricacy surround...

OPINION: What is Gbemi Saraki Still Doing in PDP? By Bello Bature - 2015-03-11
"I want to assure you that the PDP remains a united party in Kwara State under a collective leadership. Everyone is a stakeholder. No single man or woman shall be superior to the rest of us. No individual shall appropr...

Kwara Govt, PDP Differ Over Ahmed's Performance. - 2014-04-15
The Kwara State Government and the Peoples Democratic Party in the state on Sunday expressed different views on the performance of the Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed-led administration. Chairman, Caretaker Committ...

Kwara Commissions N4.2m Bridge - 2012-03-02
The Kwara State Government has commissioned the N 42.5 million Ohan Bailey Bridge project along Ilorin-Igbeti road, even as it assured Kwarans that it will continue to upgrade deplorable federal roads in the state to e...

Kwara Lawmaker Berates Govt over Refusal to Comply with Court Judgement on Caretaker Committees in 16 LGAs - 2022-05-07
The lawmaker representing Ilorin South Local Government Area in the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Raheem Agboola, yesterday berated the state government over refusal to obey the court order sacking 16 local gover...

SUMMIT UNIVERSITY, OFFA APPOINTS NEW VICE-CHANCELLOR - 2022-03-24
The Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Prof. Abiodun Musa Aibinu as the second Vice-Chancellor of Summit University, Offa on the recommendation of the Governing Council. The appointment is sequel to an e...

A Taste of Bola Shagaya's Unspoken Eloquence - 2021-12-17
In the eyes of many, billionaire businesswoman, Hajia Bola Muinat Shagaya, comes across as a phenomenon of sorts. She also typifies a soul who enjoys abundant luck and grace of God, particularly when you con...

Lafiagi emirate commends Kwara Gov for devt projects - 2021-05-19
·AbdulRazaq says no going back in commitment to people People of Lafiagi Emirate Community in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State have applauded Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for his developmental strides in ...

Gov. AbdulRazaq nominates former students' leader, others as commissioners - 2021-03-24
Nearly three months after he dissolved his cabinet, the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has forwarded the names of his nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners. The ...

Suspected cultist, 'Tiny', shot dead in Ilorin - 2020-11-16
One suspected cultist popularly known as "Tiny" was allegedly shot dead in Ilorin in a gun duel on Saturday by some groups of police officers for allegedly terrorising his neighbours with gun shooting. Media ai...

Supreme Court affirms Kwara PDP lawmker's victory - 2020-11-03
Supreme Court has affirmed electoral victory of Hon. Jimoh Raheem Agboola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected member representing Ilorin South state constituency in the Kwara State House of Assembl...

Kwara PoS Operator Defrauds Ilorin Residents N20m - 2022-09-16
An Ilorin Magistrate’s Court in Kwara State, has remanded a 23-year-old Point of Sale (POS) operator, Jonathan Victor, for allegedly defrauding some residents of Ilorin the sum of N20m. Victor allegedly imper...

INTERVIEW: My dad is unabashedly fashionable - Yahaya Haliru Dantoro - 2015-05-30
Weekly Trust: Could you describe your father away from public life? Yahaya Dantoro: His Royal Highness, Emir of Borgu... WT: (Cuts in) Do you call him his ...

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