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Kwara APC Elects Sunday Fagbemi New Chairman - 2021-10-17
All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state on Saturday evening elected a political ally of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, Prince Sunday Fagbemi from Kwara South senatorial district as the new sta...

ThisDay Interview: AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq: How Lai Mohammed Dehumanised Me - 2021-10-18
In his first media interview, the usually reticent Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, opens up on the decay he was confronted with when he assumed office, his durable efforts to change the sta...

Cultists kill 10-year-old girl at Kwara market during fresh supremacy battle - 2021-10-17
Two siblings identified as Mariam and Abdulraheem have been shot in a fresh cult attack in the Oja Oba area of Ilorin, Kwara State, with the former succumbing to death. Mariam, aged 10, reportedly died from gunshot...

Economic Hardship: Man Commits Suicide in Kwara - 2021-10-14
A middle-aged man yesterday reportedly committed suicide in Ansar Ul Slam area along Oloje-Ogidi Road in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. The man, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was said to have committed sui...

Alcohol: Kwara Govt, Parents Differ Over Flogging Of Erring Students - 2021-10-14
There is disquiet in Kwara State presently and the reason is not far-fetched. On Monday, reports and viral videos about the flogging of five students of Misbaudeen Al-Islamiy Arabic School, Ganmo, dominated convers...

Auto crash claims seven persons in Kwara - 2021-10-13
Tragedy struck early Tuesday morning in Kwara state as seven persons reportedly died in a lone accident at Ayekale village along Bode Saadu-Ilorin expressway in Moro local government area of the state. Vanguard re...

Neem seed treats hypertension - Unilorin Researcher - 2021-10-17
A Researcher, Marvellous Acho, in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), says she has discovered that Neem seed can treat hypertension and oxidative stress. Acho made this known in Ilorin ...

Kwara school resumes after 'demon invasion' - 2021-06-01
The St Claire's Anglican Girls' Grammar School, Offa, Kwara State, on Monday, resumed academic activities after a temporary closure following claims by some students that demons invaded the premises last Friday. ...

Kwara govt. promises completion of Kishi-Kaima road in 2 weeks - 2019-11-24
The Permanent Secretary, Kwara Ministry of Works and Transport, Mr Yusuf Manjo, has assured that the ongoing grading of the 6-kilometre Kishi-Kiaima road by the state Road Maintenance Agency (KWARMA) will be completed wit...

ARMTI Grants N4 Million Loan To Kwara Farming Communities - 2013-09-18
The Agriculture and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) has given a N4 million naira loan to 4 farming communities via its newly launched Rural Development Initiative. According to ARMTI, the initiati...

Lawal appointed UniOffa pioneer VC - 2021-05-05
A former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), University of Ilorin, Prof. Raheem Lawal, has been appointed pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the newly-established University of Offa in Kwara State. According to a Unilor...

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...

Bribery: Supreme Court upholds jail term for Kwara poly governing board chair - 2021-06-19
The Supreme Court has validated the 12-year jail term handed down to a former Chairman of the Governing Council of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Saadu Alanamu, by the Kwara State High Court. In an unanimous deci...

AbdulRazaq counsels students on innovation - 2021-06-15
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq joined the grand finale session of KWASULearn at the Kwara State University, Malete, in a virtual holiday platform organised to take students through the rudiments of entrepr...

EFCC interrogates ex-Kwara Gov over alleged diversion of N9bn - 2021-05-17
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed the immediate past Kwara Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, over alleged diversion of N9billion. According to sources at the anti-graft agency, the for...

IEDPU Condemns Protest on Hijab in Ilorin Emirate - 2021-03-06
The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) has condemned the proposed protest being orchestrated by some recalcitrant residents of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on the concluded matter of the use of hij...

Kwara to give free malaria care to 600,000 children - 2021-06-07
No fewer than 600,000 children aged between 3 months and 5 years in 11 Local government areas of Kwara State are to receive free malaria care. The state Commissioner for health, Dr Raji Razaq made the disclosur...

KWASU Management Visit new Commissioner for Tertiary Education - 2021-05-24
The Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University, Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi SAN, led the Management staff of the University on May 19, 2021 to pay a courtesy visit to the newly appointed Commissioner for Tertiary Ed...

Kwara APC Wants Registration Extended For New Members - 2021-06-22
The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the national headquarters of the party to extend registration exercise for thousands of new entrants into the party, saying such a step woul...

Man arrested for allegedly killing his brother for rituals in Kwara - 2021-09-25
The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one lsmail Saliu, 25, for allegedly conspiring with a herbalist and one other, to slaughter his brother. The NSCDC Comma...

Sunshine Stars Coach Deji Ayeni shifts focus to derby clash with Kwara United - 2021-06-22
Coach Deji Ayeni says Sunshine Stars will go into derby match with Kwara United with full confidence after beating Abia Warriors. The resurgence Owena Whales recorded a 2-1 win over visiting Abia Warriors a...

Drama As Rep, VC 'Clash' Over Lawmakers’ Earnings - 2021-09-12
Ibrahim Isiaka, lawmaker representing Ifo/Ewekoro constituency in the House of Representatives, and the Vice- Chancellor, Ahman Pategi University, Patigi, Kwara State, Prof. Mahfouz Adedimeji, clashed over the earnings of...

UNILORIN launches app to curb crop wastage, boost food security - 2021-07-06
The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has launched an app known as KasuwaGo to curb crop wastage and boost food security in the country. According to NAN, Sulyman Abdulkareem, the institution’s vice-chancellor...

FRSC urges governments to provide for bicycle lanes in road construction - 2021-06-09
The Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC) has advised Federal and State Governments to map out bicycle lanes in future road constructions. This, the Corps said, would reduce the huge costs associated with other m...

May Day: Kwara Labour Unions insist on N30,000 minimum wage - 2021-05-02
Workers in Kwara state under the aegis of Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) seized the Workers Day celebration yesterday to reiterate their demand for implementation of the N30,000 minimu...

Full List of Kwara LG TIC Chairmen and Supervisors (May 2017) - 2017-05-11
Asa Chairman - Alh. Yunus Bello Oniboki Supervisor I - Aminat Shittu Bolale Supervisor II - Abdullahi Yinusa Supervisor III - Ramat Yakubu Baruten Chairman - Alh. Mohammed ...

UNILORIN holds convocation, bars graduates without first class from attending - 2021-10-11
The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it will hold its 36th Convocation from October 15, this year, with plans to bar graduates without first-class degrees from attending the ceremony. This is contained in a...

NiMet tells residents of Bayelsa, Oyo, twelve others to brace for rain from Sunday - 2021-09-05
From the afternoon and evening hours of Sunday, rains are expected over parts of Enugu, Ondo, Imo, Osun, Abia, Anambra, Ogun, Delta, Edo, Cross River, Rivers, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Oyo and Ekiti states, the Nigerian Meteoro...

EFCC Takes Anti-Graft Campaign to Al-Hikmah University - 2021-05-07
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has admonished Nigerian students to embrace the spirit of hard work and shun all acts that can tarnish their names and the good image of the country. The Zona...

Oil contract: Ilorin alfa jailed for defrauding South Korean using Buhari aide's name - 2021-10-01
Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on Thursday, imposed 28 years imprisonment on Ilorin-based Alfa Jamiu Isiaka for an oil contract scam. The cleric was arraigned for fraud and obtaini...

Kwara Gov calls for peace, promises inclusive growth in 2021 - 2021-01-02
AbdulRazaq has congratulated the people of the state on the dawn of another Gregorian Year 2021, calling for concerted efforts and collaboration between government and the people to build a truly greater country. ...

COVID-19: Unilorin don cautions FG on vaccination funding - 2021-05-20
A Professor of Medicine at the University of Ilorin, Emmanuel Obi Okoro, has cautioned the federal government not to be in a hurry to expend billions of naira earmarked for procurement of vaccines against COVID-19. ...

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...

Aggrieved Kwara PDP members reject fresh congress - 2021-09-24
Some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State have protested the planned conduct of a new congress scheduled to hold on Saturday. The aggrieved members, who formed the executives of ...

Kwara govt names new Olupo of Ajase-Ipo - 2021-06-22
Kwara State Government on Monday presented a letter of appointment to the new Olupo of Ajase-Ipo, Oba Ismail Yahaya Alebiosu At a brief event held at the State Secretariat Phase One in Ilorin, the State Commissio...

How I relate with my Orderly - Lai Mohammed - 2021-01-27
The Minister of Information and Culture, says besides getting security coverage from his Police Orderly, he also gets feedbacks through him on the pulse of the society about the government and his office. Alhaj...

May Day: Workers key to national growth - AbdulRazaq - 2021-05-01
Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said workers are critical to national growth, noting that whatever developmental mileages the administration has made across sectors are linked to the workforce. ...

PDP Nat'l Convention: Ex-minister, Abubakar, Ben Duntoye loses Publicity Sec bid ... PDP, APC trade words - 2017-12-11
... Yinka Aluko emerges ex-officio Immediate past Minister of National Planning, Professor Abubakar Suleiman and former Commissioner for Information in Kwara state, Comrade Ben Duntoye both lost out of their bid to...

Abdulrazaq Hails NANS for suspending June 12 protest, Says bursary process underway - 2021-06-12
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has commended the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) for suspending the nationwide protest earlier planned for June 12, calling the step “very patriot...

Kwara police beef up security in Ilorin over Sunday Igboho's rumoured visit - 2021-06-05
There was anxiety in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital on Friday following tight security around the metropolis by personnel. DAILY POST reports that the entry points of the state capital were manned by armed sec...

Kwara Gov seeks private sector collaboration to fight poverty - 2021-04-02
·As Dangote Foundation disburses micro grants to rural women Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said private sector collaboration is critical in government’s fight against poverty, calling ...

2023 - Group Roots for 50-Year-Old Nigerian to Take Over From Buhari - 2021-08-19
Ahead of 2023 general elections, a youth oriented NGO, under the aegis of New Nigeria Movement (NNM) has canvassed that any person that would take over the reign of power from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 must be at...

Go And Make Us Proud In America - Kwara United Chairman Tells Jude, Muritala - 2021-06-29
Kwara United Chairman Kumbi Titiloye has urged forward Stephen Jude to be a good Ambassador of the club in the Super Eagles’ coming friendly match against Mexico in America. The experienced football administrat...

KWARA STATE CHESS ASSOCIATION GETS ROYAL BLESSING FROM OLOFA OF OFFA - 2021-01-21
Preparatory to the forthcoming second edition of Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq Open Chess competition tagged, "Governor's Challenge; season 2" which is billed to hold in the ancient town of Offa between on 6th and 8th ...

Kwara Traders Lament Over N20m Losses To Market Fire - 2021-06-07
Victims of the popular Ipata market inferno in Ilorin, where over 70 livestock and other items burnt to ashes, have continued to count their losses. The Babaloja of Ipata market, Alhaji Dauda Omolabi who spoke ...

Kwara trains 100 artisans on Simba TVS repairs, vows to invest more in human capital devt. - 2021-05-19
Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said his administration is committed to making the right investments in human capital, infrastructural development and security architecture with a view to encourag...

"We need to encourage the management of Kwara United" - Governor Abdulrazaq - 2021-01-28
"We need to encourage the management of Kwara United” – Governor Abdulrazaq Ademetan Abayomi by Ademetan Abayomi January 27, 2021 " Kwara State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has passed a vote of confidence...

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