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Pri/Sec Schools Resumption: Education Commissioner, Stakeholders Parley Wed. - 2020-09-20
Kwara State Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Fatimah Bisola Ahmed has reaffirmed the commitment of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s administration reopening of Schools in the state...

No Date Announced for Tertiary Institutions Resumption - KWSG - 2020-09-20
Kwara State Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu has debunked the rumour making rounds on some social media platforms that a date has been announced for resumpt...

COVID-19: Kwara Holds Pre-Reopening Meeting with Schools - 2020-09-20
KWARA STATE MINISTRY OF TERTIARY EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY HOLDS PRE SCHOOLS REOPENING STAKEHOLDERS' MEETINGS The Commissioner, Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology (MOTEST), Hajiya S...

Re: Kudos to Kwara Governor's Son - 2020-09-22
The attention of the Kwara State Government has been drawn to some news articles in which the son of the Governor, Farouk AbdulRazaq, was credited with owning a Foundation or expressing some political views. Th...

Kwara Islamic schools ready for resumption - 2020-09-16
Kwara state government has been urged to consider reopening of schools to allow students to write their terminal examinations across the state. Addressing newsmen in Ilorin, the spokesman of the Association of ...

How I handled my electoral defeat in 2019 - Saraki - 2020-09-16
Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has related events that happened after he lost woefully in the 2019 general elections. In 2019, Mr Saraki not only lost his grip on Kwara State after the defeat of the People...

Traditional rulers receive appointment letters in Kwara - 2020-09-15
The Kwara State Government has presented letters of appointment to six newly appointed Third Class and 4th Class Traditional Rulers. A statement issued by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, Ch...

We Are Not Keeping Quiet On Reopening of Schools - KWSG - 2020-09-15
Kwara State Government has said that plans are being put in place to ensure smooth reopening of schools as soon as possible in the State. This was stated by the State Commissioner for Education and Human Capi...

N300m LG Funds: Ex-Commissioner dares Kwara govt to publish financial accounts - 2020-09-22
Aisha Pategi, a former special duties commissioner who resigned from Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq's cabinet, has challenged the state government to publish the local governments' financial accounts starting from 2019...

EFCC arrests two lecturers, 28 others for internet fraud in Kwara - 2020-09-15
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet f...

Kwara: Full List of Commissioners and Their Portfolios. - 2019-12-13
1. Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs - Aisha Ahman Pategi 2.Health - Dr Raji Abdulrasaq 3. Sports and Youth Development - Joana Nnazua Kolo 4. Agriculture and Rural Development...

Patient Dies In UITH After Striking Workers Switch Off Ventilator - 2020-08-26
A patient at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital in Kwara State has died following an industrial action embarked upon by health workers amidst the coronavirus disease. Channels Television learned...

UNILORIN FM now on ‘Radio Garden’ - 2020-06-19
The University of Ilorin campus radio station, UNILORIN 89.3 FM, is now on the 'Radio Garden', a global technological innovation in radio redistribution services. The 'Radio Garden' is a digital device developed ...

Ahmed approves upgrade of 70 traditional rulers - 2014-09-28
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the grading and upgrading of 70 traditional rulers in the state. According to a statement by the Commissioner for Local Government Affair...

N13.3B spent on N-Power beneficiaries in Kwara State - Official - 2020-09-10
The Nigerian government has said that it expended a total sum of N13.3 billion to N15,246 on N-Power beneficiaries comprising batches A and B who volunteered in Kwara State before they exited the National Social Investm...

Kwara COED Ilorin Releases Admission List - 2019-11-19
The Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin has released the 1st batch of the 2019/2020 admission list. Visit the college's website for more details. The c...

OPINION: AbdulRazaq's 365 Days in Office: So Far, So Fair, So Hopeful. By Abdulfatai Tomori - 2020-06-18
May 29 in Nigeria, except for some election circumstantial states, is regarded as the start of tenures in our political space. It is also a time to take stock of how politicians whose political campaign promises are gauge...

COVID 19: Don opposes ASUU, urges lecturers to adopt online teaching - 2020-06-18
Prof. Ibrahim Abikan, the Director, School of Preliminary Studies, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, says online classes introduced to assist Nigerian students is a necessity to live up to the reality of the COVID-19 p...

Covid-19: Kwara deploys health workers to airport - 2020-03-04
The Kwara Government on Tuesday said it had deployed health workers at the international airport in the state capital to check the outbreak of Coronavirus and Lassa fever in the state. Dr Raji Razak, the Kwara Com...

FG boosts farmers planting in Kwara with inputs - 2020-06-23
In order to ensure mass food productions, the Federal Government has commenced funding of the agricultural sector, as 114 Maize growers in Kwara State were given farming inputs by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on loan t...

OPINION: Re: Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed: Before lies become truth - 2020-05-26
On July 10, 2019, we read the below across various social media platforms. How does that agree with the claim in the article by the former CPS Mr Wahab Oba that the Ahmed administration #completed the new secretariat co...

Imam Offa builds public library - 2012-03-31
As part of resolute commitments to promote reading culture among Muslim clerics, the Chief hnam of Offa, Alhaji Muhideen Salman Hussein has built a befitting library with capacity of about 150 readers at a time. ...

Coronavirus: KWASU closes till further notice - 2020-03-21
Dear All, This is to inform the entire University Community (both staff and students) that as part of measures to prevent the spread of the Corona virus (COVID - 19) in the country, the Federal Government through ...

KWSG INAUGURATES STATE LONG LASTING INSECTICIDE NETS CAMPAIGN CORDINATION COMMITTEE - 2020-06-25
The Kwara state Governor Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq today inaugurated the long lasting insecticide nets campaign cordination committee for the smooth sailing of the oncoming insecticide net campaign in kwara state. ...

Kwara regaining its lost glory - Gov AbdulRazaq - 2020-06-13
Kwara state is fast regaining its lost glory after years of alleged political servitude, socio-economic stagnancy, and lack of impactful development that is commensurate with the age of a state that was created some 53 ye...

Dada community gets first health centre - 2020-06-18
World Bank-assisted Kwara State Social and Community Development Agency (KWSSCDA) has commissioned what is described as the first health centre ever in Dada community, Okelele in the Ilorin East local government area of...

OPINION: Danladi - A year of probity, service and pan-Kwaranism. By Ibrahim Sheriff - 2020-06-23
On the 11th of June, 2019, Kwara State was among four of the thirty-six states of the federation to make striking history, one that reposes confidence in the quality leadership capability of the Nigerian youth, to not ...

Kwara stadium to be named after Rashidi Yekini - 2020-09-11
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has pledged to immortalise late Super Eagles legend, Rashidi Yekini, by naming the Kwara State Sports Stadium in Ilorin after him. The governor disclosed this on Thursday i...

Kwara 2015: Saraki, Sha'aba, Rafiu Ibrahim, Atunwa, Kannike, others emerge winners - 2015-03-30
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Dr. Bukola Saraki and a Senator representing Kwara North Senatorial District, Alhaji Sha’aba Lafiaji have re-elected. The duo, who is members of t...

COVID-19: Emir, Emirate Raise N50m Palliative for Vulnerable People in Ilorin - 2020-04-29
Emir of Ilorin Zulu Gambari Emir, Emirate Raise N50m Palliative for Vulnerable People in Ilorin Few weeks, after the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari set up an Ilorin Emirate Palliatives Fund to mitigate the ef...

ICPC secures 12-year jail term for Kwara poly governing board ex-chair - 2020-02-06
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) said it had secured a 12-year jail term for a former Chairman of the Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic, Dr. Saadu Alanamu. ...

OPINION: Farooq Kperogi: An Insolent Character from the Fringes of Kwara By Dr. Muhammad Thanni Al Ilory - 2020-05-14
The character under reference is an insolent charlatan who despite possessing a Ph.D. is not well schooled in the ancient African tradition of respect for elders and community. As a Bariba man, he betrays a shocking l...

Foundation supports 7000 vulnerable households in Lagos, Osun, Kwara - 2020-05-07
A foundation with focus on care for vulnerable persons, Sheri Care Foundation (SCARF), has donated food packs to more than 7,000 vulnerable households in Nigeria. President of SCARF, Alhaja Sherifah Aregbesola, ...

Kwara APC congratulates Dankaka as Chairman FCC - 2020-04-29
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara has congratulated Alhaja Farida Dankaka on her appointment as Chairman, Federal Character Commission, FCC. In a statement issued today, the party stated that the ...

No Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Kwara - KWSG - 2020-04-03
· Explains UITH incident, samples taken · Govt begins distribution of N154m worth of palliatives Kwara State Government on Friday denied that the state has recorded a case of coronavirus ...

Emir cries out as floods hit four Kwara LGs - 2020-09-16
FOLLOWING few days of continued downpour, perennial flood has ravaged four local government areas of Kwara State. The affected local government areas are Edu, Patigi, Moro and Ilorin. The flood, it was gath...

Kwara Governor inaugurates panel on sale of public assets - 2020-08-12
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq (left) presenting certificate of oath of office to the Chairman Panel of Inquiry on Local Government Funds Justice Matthew Adewara rtd during the panel's inauguration at Gover...

Deputy Governor extols virtues of two Kwara youths on agriculture initiatives - 2020-07-27
Against the backdrop of rising cases of internet frauds among many Nigerian youths today, Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Mr Kayode Alabi, has stressed the need for the youths to channel their intellects positively to a...

OPINION: Governance Beyond COVID-19: Back to Kwara. BY REUBEN ABATI - 2020-06-23
This year, there was some feeling of nostalgia about May 29 as Nigeria's Democracy Day. When a few persons called me to ask if there were special plans for Democracy Day on May 29, I had to remind them that Democracy Da...

FG vs ASUU: Will Gambari broker a lasting truce? - 2020-05-22
With the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari as Chief of Staff to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari last week, effectively replacing the late Mallam Abba Kyari who died of the novel coronavirus, so many ...

Photo News: Senator Gbemisola Saraki visits Emir of Ilorin - 2014-09-13
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SPEECH DELIVERED BY Hon Prncess 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...

OPINION: General Tunde Idiagbon: A nationalist, an iron-surgeon departs. By Chido Nwangwu - 1999-06-01
Babatunde (Tunde) Idiagbon, one of the few respected officers and former second-in-command during the military rule of Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, January 1, 1984- August 1987 died on March 24, 1999. He was only 56 years...

Blue-eyed Risikat reweds husband - 2020-09-07
Risikat Azeez, the blue-eyed woman who said she was kicked out of her matrimonial home for her features, has now remarried Abdul-Wasiu Omo-Dada, her husband. The spotlight had beamed on the Kwara-based woman, who i...

AbdulRazaq: Tribute to Father of Illustrious Children. By Raheem Adedoyin - 2020-07-28
The week closes with deadly vengeance. Iconic lawyer and statesman, Alhaji AbdulRazaq AbdulGaniyu Folorunso (aka AGF), exited with grace. It is heartbreaking and there will be plenty of wailing; but unlike th...

COVID-19: Kwara gives conditions as worship centres open June 5 - 2020-06-03
• State discharges seven more patients Kwara State Government on Wednesday said worship centres may reopen from Friday June 5th on the condition that they satisfy certain criteria already agreed with various rel...

AbdulRazaq met N21bn backlog of LG gratuities: Pension Board scribe - 2020-08-25
· Secretary, DPMs refute claims of missing N300m · Nobody is on trial: Retd Justice Adebara The backlog of arrears of local government staff (unpaid) gratuities from 2009 in Kwara State is in th...

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