Kwara College of Education wants upgrade to university
The Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin wants the state government to upgrade the school to University of Education to further produce qualified manpower for the nation.
Acquisition of public property: Commission grills deputy governor to Saraki
The Commission of Inquiry set up by the Kwara Government to investigate sales of public properties between 1999 and 2019, has grilled Chief Joel Ogundeji, the former deputy governor to Bukola Saraki
How Saraki’s homecoming lit up Kwara politics
It was much like a multi-coloured fluorescent bulb and the light it threw on Kwara State politics was soul-lifting. It was his first official homecoming to the state he governed and represented at eighth Nigeria’s Senate
Kwara records 4 new cases of COVID-19
The Kwara government says that the state has recorded four new COVID-19 cases, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Group condemns looting in Kwara, calls for peace
The Kwara Development Foundation (KWADEF) has condemned the arson and looting of public and private assets, which swept through Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, at the weekend. The foundation also condemned the subsequent politicisation of the dastardly acts of lawlessness by a section of the elite and called for peace in the state. …
#ENDSARS looting: Police arrest 144 suspects in Kwara
The police command in Kwara has arrested 144 suspected hoodlums who disguised as #ENDSARS protesters and looted government and private property in the state. The state Commissioner of Police Mr Kayode Egbetokun, said this while briefing newsmen at the police headquartres in Ilorin on Monday. Egbetokun said all the suspects were arrested with looted items…
Kwara government announces N500m support for looted businesses
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has announced a N500 million fund to assist owners of looted businesses as part of his administration’s efforts to bring them back on their feet. AbdulRazaq made the announcement on Sunday in Ilorin after inspecting the damages inflicted on business outfits by hoodlums and looters, hiding under the guise of…
Palliatives: Attack on Ilorin Cargo Terminal halted
Ilorin, the Kwara state capital yesterday experienced hoodlums brazenly looting food items kept as palliatives to cushion the effects of the pandemic. The incident, which occurred at the Cargo Terminal Hub of International Airport, Ilorin, saw many looters, moving in and out with the stolen food items including bags of rice, vegetable oil, noodles, seasoning,…
AbdulRazaq, Akeredolu raise judicial panels for Kwara, Ondo
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, yesterday, inaugurated a 10-person judicial panel to look into the complaints of police brutality, human rights abuses, and extra-judicial killings by the protesters. Describing members of the team as persons of high integrity and impeccable character, the governor assured them of the needed assistance to succeed in the assignment. The…
Planned strike: Kwara Govt directs civil servants to resume work
The Kwara Government has directed all civil servants in the state to resume at their respective places of work.
‘HYPPADEC Commission to take-off soon’
The Federal Government says it has set machinery in motion to ensure the swift take-off of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), which aims to address the recurring challenge of flooding. Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, who disclosed this in Argungu, Kebbi State during his sympathy visit to the state…