Tag: Kwara State

FG Erosion and Flood Control Project in Patigi

Tanimu- January 25, 2021

The Federal government's drive to avert environmental degredation as a result of continuous erosion and flooding has once again received a boost in patigi local ... Read More

Kwara Government Clears The Air on Aviation College’s Leave-Without-Pay Directive to Workers

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2020

The Kwara Government on Tuesday,  said it had reversed the state’s Aviation College’s leave-without-pay directive to workers. Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science ... Read More

Nigerians reluctant to buy local rice – Sellers lament

Abdul Jimoh- October 15, 2019

Rice sellers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have expressed worry over the reluctance of consumers to buy locally produced rice. Some rice sellers who ... Read More

Unilorin Vows to Prosecute Illegal Farmers, Herders

Henry Solomon- July 2, 2019

The University of Ilorin in Kwara says it will henceforth prosecute illegal farmers and herders apprehended on its property. Prof. Bolaji Sule, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, ... Read More

Saraki recalls last moment with late Etsu Patigi, Chatta Ibrahim

admin- March 20, 2019

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, expressed sadness over the death of a foremost traditional ruler in Kwara State, the Etsu ... Read More

Offa robbery case will be reactivated

admin- March 11, 2019

By Rotimi Ijikanmi Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has promised to interface with the police to ensure that those implicated in Offa robbery were ... Read More

Court strikes out Balogun-Fulani’s case against Kwara APC guber candidate

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

 Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Friday struck out a suit instituted by the Ishola Balogun-Fulani faction of the APC in Kwara seeking to ... Read More

Lawmaker urges religious leaders to promote campaign against hate speech, corruption

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 23, 2018

A member of House of Representatives, Mr. Raheem Olawuyi, has called on religious leaders to promote the campaign against hate speech and corruption. Olawuyi represents ... Read More

Indimi to Establish 10, 000 Hectares of Farm at Unilorin

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2018

Oriental Energy Resources Ltd., an oil company, is to establish a commercial farm on the land of University of Ilorin. Towards this, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, ... Read More

Thugs disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin

admin- December 6, 2018

File: Osinbajo taking TraderMoni to Igando in Lagos: The scheme disrupted in Ilorin today Hoodlums invaded the Mandate Market in Ilorin, Kwara State, today and ... Read More

19 Children drown in Kwara boat mishap

inno.korie- December 2, 2018

No fewer than 19 children have been reportedly drowned in a boat mishap on Saturday in Lafiagi, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara. The boat, ... Read More

Offa robbery suspects plead not guilty

admin- November 30, 2018

Offa robbery suspects The five suspects involved in the Offa robbery incident in which 32 people were killed have pleaded not guilty. The suspects appeared ... Read More

Kwara by-Election Peaceful But Witnessed Low Voters’ Turnout

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2018

The Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero by-election in Kwara State on Saturday witnessed low voters’ turnout with few cases of card reader malfunctioning, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ... Read More

Agency Threatens Removal of Illegal Political Billboards in Kwara

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2018

The Kwara Signage and Advertisement Agency has threatened to remove billboards of any political office seekers erected in various parts of the state without payment ... Read More

BREAKING: APC NWC Dissolves Kwara State Party Exco, Appoints Caretaker at All Levels

Tanimu- July 30, 2018

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissolved the State Executive of the party in Kwara state.  In a resolution signed ... Read More

Kwara State APC and The Gale of Defections

Tanimu- July 26, 2018

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: Against the backdrop of the recent events at the National Assembly, I want to most sincerely thank all APC members and supporters ... Read More

Bukola Saraki Decries Perpetrators of Offa Robbery

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2018

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has condemned in strong terms the robbery that left many dead in Offa Kwara state. Yesterday armed robbers stormed Zenith ... Read More

Group lauds Oyedepo for Scholarships to Agric Students

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 16, 2018

An advocacy group, the YES Movement, on Friday lauded Dr David Oyedepo, Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu Aran, Kwara, for offering scholarships to encourage youths to ... Read More

Kwara State Governor’s Wife Moves To Stop Open Defecation

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2017

In a bid to stop open defecation in Kwara, the Wife of the Governor, Mrs. Omolewa Ahmed, has built two toilets in the central market ... Read More

Kwara Government Has Implemented 71% of 2017 Budget – State Official

Henry Solomon- November 6, 2017

Kwara State Government says it has so far implemented 71 percent of its 2017 budget. Alhaji Wasiu Odewale, the State Commissioner for Planning and Economic ... Read More