Okada Fare Hike: Normalcy Returns To Omu-Aran, Kwara’s Third Largest Community

Normalcy has since returned to Omu-Aran, the headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State after the face-off between commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders and residents which halted commercial activities in the area. According to holiday makers who had traveled to the town during the yuletide, the relatively quiet town had witnessed […]

civil defence

Incest: Beninese Brothers Produce Children From Own Mother In Kwara, One Arrested

Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Kwara State Command have arrested a Beninese immigrant, Adamu Sime for allegedly producing children from his mother, Fati Sime in Kaima area of the north central state. According to the report, Adamu Sime has been having canal knowledge of his biological mother for a while, […]

Dapo Asaju

God Will Trouble Those Troubling Nigeria, Asaju Assures At Synod

Former Vice Chancellor, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Professor Dapo Asaju has called on Christians in Nigeria not to lose hope in the country, assuring that God would trouble those troubling the nation. Asaju, was a guest speaker at the Second Session of the Fourth Synod of the Diocese of Igbomina West, Church of Nigeria Anglican […]


Hijab: We’ll Use Lawful Means To Retrieve Christian Schools From Govt-Ajolore

Former Secretary of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr. Olusola Ajolore, has faulted the Kwara State government’s decision on hijab for female students in the state run government schools, promising that the Christian body would engage legal means to retrieve Christian schools from the government. Recently, the North Central state approved hijab for govt-aided schools […]

Deo Gratias

Be Good ambassadors, Deo Gratias Charges Students, Donates Education Materials In Kwara

In its bid to enhance the education of students in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, a nongovernmental organisation, Deo Gratias has distributed educational materials comprising mathematical sets and notebooks among students in selected secondary schools urging students to be good ambassadors of their schools. The distribution took place at the Government Day Secondary School and […]

Kwara Deputy Gov

We Must Ensure Asa River Is Dredged To Prevent Flooding – Kwara Deputy Gov

Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi has assured that the state government would ensure free flow of water along water channels to prevent flooding in the state. In a release made available by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Bunmi Adedoyin, Alabi gave the assurance during an on-the-spot assessment to some sites […]

Kwara Govt., SOMNL-R Distribute Medical Equipment To 150 Healthcare Centres

The Kwara Government has begun the distribution of basic medical equipment and commodities procured by the Saving One Million Lives Programme for Result (SOMNL-R) to over 150 selected primary healthcare centres in the state. The items included medical equipment like solar direct drive refrigerators, essential drugs, delivery kits, HIV test kits and medical commodities, worth […]

2019: Kwara Sets Up Joint Security Task Force 

The Kwara State Government has established a Joint Security Task Force headed by the Nigerian Army to check political violence before, during and after the general elections in the state.  The State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed disclosed this on Monday at Agbaji Quarter in Ilorin when he led other members of the State Security Council […]


LUK: Kwara Govt Raises Alarm Over Vandalism

The Kwara State Government has raised the alarm over vandalism and theft of streetlight cables and bulbs and other components of solar farm tunnels currently being built in Ilorin under the Light-Up Kwara (LUK) project. In a statement issued via its Facebook page on Thursday, the government described activities of the vandals as sabotage and […]

Kwara Govt Bans Night Grazing

Folake Sokoya  The Kwara State Government has banned night grazing as part of an effort to ensure “greater peace between farmers and herdsmen and all members of the society.” State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, made the announcement on Tuesday during the Expanded State Security Committee meeting in Ilorin. Alhaji Ahmed said the move was adopted […]