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10 killed, many injured in Kwara auto crash - 2021-07-17
About 10 people have lost their lives in a fatal road accident in Kambi village along Ilorin-Jebba Express in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State. The incident which occurred in the early hours of ...

Life and times of Third Mufti of Ilorin. By Zarumi Mashood - 2014-09-06
Shaykh Sofiyyullah was born on the 18th of June, 1928 to the noble family of the late sage, His eminence, Shaykh Muhammad Kamalud-deen Al-Adabiy, the first grand Mufti of the Ilorin Emirate at Ile Araagbaji, Masingba quar...

Gunmen attack businessman in Kwara - 2021-07-19
A businessman, Jimoh Werewere was on Saturday night trailed and attacked by bandits in Gure community of Buruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. The gunmen dispossessed the businessman of money and wounded...

APC Caretaker Committee Chairman confirms suspension of 11 members for anti-party activities - 2021-07-17
Chairman of the Kwara State Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Abubakar Samari, on Thursday, confirmed the suspension of 11 members of the party in the state for anti-party activities. ...

Why I appointed Mustapha as Saraki's replacement - Emir of Ilorin - 2021-07-28
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has given reasons why he appointed the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship aspirant, Alhaji Saliu Mustapha, as the new Turaki of Ilorin. The ...

Suspected Kidnappers Conceal 12-yr-old Boy Inside Coffin In Kwara - 2021-07-17
Security operatives of the Joint Border Patrol of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Police in Kwara State have rescued a 12-year-old boy from suspected K...

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...

Price Of Sachet Water Increases By 100% In Ilorin - 2021-04-14
The price of sachet water popularly known as 'pure water' has increased by 100 per cent in Ilorin, Kwara State. Producers of sachet water blamed the hike on inadequate power supply and the consequent increase in ...

Court remands farmer for allegedly shooting herder to death in Kwara - 2021-06-17
An Ilorin Magistrates' Court on Wednesday ordered that a farmer, Segun Adebayo, be remanded in Oke-kura Correctional Centre for allegedly killing a herder. The defendant was charged with culpable homicide by the ...

Nwokolo's CBE Honour Well-deserved, Says Kwara Gov - 2021-06-19
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated Prof. Chuka Uchemefuna Nwokolo on his recent conferment with the title of the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth Il. ...

Ex-PDP govs meet, move to 'rescue' Nigeria from insecurity - 2021-06-20
The Forum of Former Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met in Abuja Friday, calling on their colleagues in other parties to join them in the effort to rescue Nigeria from the present insecurity. ...

30 Kwara students taking exams arrested for Internet fraud - 2021-05-06
More than 24 hours after a raid on a students’ hostel, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday, confirmed that it had apprehended 30 suspects for alleged Internet fraud in various parts for of ...

'How Kwara's N1bn APC campaign fund was spent' - 2021-07-02
THE former Vice Chairman (North Central) of the All Progressives Congress, Suleiman Wambai, on Wednesday, gave an insight into how the N1bn sent to Kwara state by the party for the 2019 elections was disbursed. ...

Kwara Gov celebrates ODA’s President Maj-Gen. Abidoye at 68 - 2021-04-30
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday felicitated retired Major-General Olayemi Lasisi Abidoye on his 68th birthday anniversary, calling him one of Nigeria’s finest officers whose contribution...

Kwara Police Arraign 27 Crime Suspects - 2021-06-16
At least 27 criminal suspects were Tuesday arraigned at the Magistrate Court by the Kwara State Police Command in Ilorin, the state capital. The resumption of activities is coming after two months of industrial...

Vandals destroy transformer in Ilorin - 2021-06-11
Thieves on Wednesday vandalised an electric transformer and cables near the late Justice Mustapha Akanbi Library in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The transformer is owned by Ibadan Electricity Distribution Com...

Kwara: Growth in primary healthcare system - 2021-06-02
Kwara State government has celebrated achievements in the primary healthcare system, just as it flagged off local immunization day against infant and maternal diseases. The flag off, held at Alanamu Primary Health ...

Gov AbdulRazaq Pledges More Projects In Kwara - 2021-05-16
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has assured people of the state that more resources would be expended on development projects that would have direct impact on their lives. AbdulRazaq said the peopl...

Kwara APC suspends 11 Lai Mohammed loyalists - 2021-07-16
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended eleven party members of the party believed to be loyalists of the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed for allegedly indulging in anti-party activ...

Kwara governor names US-based policy analyst Focal Person on Diaspora Matters - 2021-07-01
The Eagle Online Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has named Dr Lola Sawyerr, Georgia-based policy analyst and a member of several diaspora bodies, including the Kwara State Association of Nigeria (No...

Police recover vandalized transformer in Kwara - 2021-06-10
A gang of electric cable vandals in Ilorin, Kwara State early Thursday morning attempted to steal a transformer, stationed few metres away from Kwara state Government House on Ahmadu Bello Way, Ilorin. The vand...

Four family members die of food poisoning in Kwara - 2021-07-09
Food poisoning has reportedly claimed the lives of four members of the same family at Olori village in Banni community, Kwara North senatorial district of Kwara State. Vanguard reliably gathered that the incident...

OPINION: Yusuf Lawal : A Patriot Per Excellence at 58. By Abubakar Imam - 2021-04-24
"Whatever you think you are,your life would not be regarded as useful if you do not positively impact on your community." -Shaykh Muhammad Kamaldeen Al-Adabiyy (1905-2005) Despite what some virulent critic...

Kwara Revenue Agency Parleys EFCC to Tackle Tax Evasion - 2021-05-18
The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) has solicited the support of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in dealing with the increasing rate of tax evasion in the State. The Executive C...

Customs Intercept 637 Bags Of Foreign Rice, Other Items Worth N28m In Kwara - 2021-06-03
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Joint Border Patrol Team (JBPT), Kwara Command has intercepted 637 bags of foreign parboiled rice and other contraband items with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N28,293,700m in the state. ...

Completion Of School Projects Excite Kwara Communities - 2021-04-29
Kwara State government has completed the construction of three classrooms each at Nomadic LGEA Nursery and Primary School, Agindigbi, and St. Luke LGEA Primary School, Onila, near Agbamu, Irepodun local government area ...

Family 'shocked' at sight of neighbours amongst suspected killers of UNILORIN student - 2021-07-01
Eight suspects in the murder of Blessing Olajide, a 300-level student of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, were arraigned in the early hours of Wednesday. Some of those apprehended by the State Security Serv...

EFCC Ilorin Zonal office gets new head - 2021-04-02
Usman M. Muktar, has taken over as the new head of the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC. Muktar, a Chief Detective Superintendent, took over from Chief Detective Superint...

IEDPU Congratulates New KWASU Professors - 2021-06-18
The National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU),Alhaji Aliyu Otta Uthman, fsi,has congratulated four indigenes of Ilorin Emirate whose promotions to the rank of Professor by the author...

AbdulRazaq swears-in Jawondo as Kwara AG and Commissioner for Justice - 2021-06-12
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday inaugurated Barrister Salman Jawondo as the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice with a charge on him and other public officers to keep to their oaths of offi...

NSCDC intercepts truck loaded with PMS being diverted to Kwara - 2021-07-05
The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has intercepted a truck loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) diverted to Kwara State. DAILY POST gathered that the ...

NSCDC nabs truck driver for vandalism in Ilorin - 2021-05-23
The Kwara State Command of The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested a truck driver, Abdullahi Gbadamosi, for damaging some part of the newly constructed road while conveying a full lorry-load o...

RE: GOVERNMENT HIGH SCHOOL ILORIN - 2021-05-16
The attention of the Kwara State Ministry of Education has been drawn to a publication, with the above title, circulated online by some local news platform called "Insiderng.net". It credited the news to the coordina...

Kwara Speaker Congratulates Bio Ibrahim on Birthday - 2021-04-24
Kwara State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt Hon. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu has congratulated one of his predecessors, Rt Hon. Isa Bio on the occasion of his birthday anniversary. "The contributions of my senior colleague, ...

Kwara APC elders call for suspension of Lai Mohammed from party and removal as Minister - 2021-07-09
The Elders of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kwara State have called for the suspension of the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed from the party and his removal as the minister in the fe...

Nigeria partners Japan to assemble tractors - 2021-05-24
Federal Government may have concluded plans that would make Nigeria a ground for the assemblage of some relevant Japanese agricultural technologies. The development, which may be feasible before the end of this...

Kwara's 9th Assembly Rekindles Hope in Democracy - 2021-06-19
The 9th Kwara State House of Assembly has, in the last two years, been working to rekindle the hope of the common man in the state. The legislators, who were sworn in on June 10, 2019, have been involved in serious legi...

OPINION: How Gov Abdulrazaq Rescued the Kwara Civil Service from the Doldrums. By Dr. Ghali Muhammed - 2021-05-29
Empirically, civil service is the life wire of any government. It is the nucleus of planning and implementing government policies. Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany Otto Von Bismark says "With bad laws and good civil...

Unilorin to patent students' inventions, says VC - 2021-06-15
Plans are on the way to perfect and patent some of the inventions of the final year students of the Department of Computer Engineering, says the management of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin). Speaking on Monda...

20 years after, AbdulRazaq fixes, inaugurates abandoned Kwara Poly auditorium - 2021-06-25
Restates commitment to complete Osi, Ilesha Baruba campuses of KWASU Announces new scholarship for Kwara students Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday commissioned the expansive fully a...

Kwara Awards Contract For Garment Factory - 2021-06-11
The Kwara State Government has approved the award of a contract for the establishment of a garment production factory. The factory will provide job opportunities for thousands of Kwarans, particularly youths and wo...

OPINION: Erubu and Abdulkareem: A Toast to Two of a Kind - 2021-05-29
By Abubakar Imam "Nigeria lacks heroes not because there are no heroic figures but because we take delight in exposing and magnifying, at times, ...

IBRAHIM GAMBARI: ONE YEAR ON - 2021-05-15
The Chief of Staff to the President has managed to keep his head above turbulent waters, writes Sanya Onayoade Professor Ibrahim Gambari is one of the greatest diplomats that have shaped the international statu...

PDP releases timetable for congresses in nine states - 2021-07-09
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the timetable and schedule of activities for year 2021 party congresses in nine states. The states are Lagos, Oyo, Adamawa, Ke...

AbdulRazaq Inaugurates Harmony Holdings Boards - 2021-06-30
The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq today inaugurated the boards of various government-owned companies and investments under the Harmony Holdings Limited. Governor AbdulRazaq observed that the best way t...

KWST GOVT COMMISERATES WITH THE VICTIMS OF IPATA MARKET FIRE DISASTER - 2021-06-05
The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has described the fire disaster at Ipata Market as disheartening. The Governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Mr Kayode Alabi, expressed this during an on the...

Al-Hikmah Uni Unveils Radio Station - 2020-10-16
Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin has unveiled an online radio station to be managed by Department of Mass Communication. The radio station, however, began services last Wednesday. This was made known on the ...

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