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Spate Of Defections Continue

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The last is yet to be heard of defections sweeping across the Nigerian political space.

Jubilation Greets Saraki’s Defection In Ilorin

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

Hundreds of party supporters in Kwara state trooped out on Tuesday to celebrate the defection of the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Kwara state Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to the Peoples Democratic Party.

Muslims Observe Eid Prayers In Ilorin, Umuahia

2 months ago /
Religion 

Muslim faithful in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital joined their counterparts across the world on Friday to observe the Eid-El-Fitri prayer marking the end of Ramadan fast. 

Kwara Governor Ahmed Seeks Thorough Investigation Of Offa Robbery

2 months ago /
Nation 

Few weeks after his link with the Offa armed robbery attack, the kwara state governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on the Nigerian police force to carry out a thorough investigation into the attack and ensure all criminals involved in the dastardly act are brought to justice.  

No Democracy Day Celebration In Kwara

2 months ago /
Nation 

There was no Democracy Day celebration in Kwara State as the venue for the event was near empty except for some Police personnel who took positions in anticipation of the commencement of the event which did not hold.

Third APC Faction Emerges In Kwara

2 months ago /
Politics 

A third faction has emerged from the State Congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State.

Lai Mohammed Visits Offa, Promises Better Security

4 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government will intensify efforts to ensure better security for all Nigerians.

Aisha Buhari To Train 1,000 Women In Kwara

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Wife of Nigeria's President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, on Sunday in Ilorin launched a two-week skill acquisition empowerment programme for 1,000 women and youth in Kwara. Mrs Buhari said that the programme was part of her pet project, `Future Assured Programme’ which was a social intervention aimed at ameliorating poverty among...

Kwara Teachers Protest Over Payment Of Salaries

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kwara State teachers are protesting against the continued funding and management of the primary school education by the Local Government Councils in the state. The teachers, led by the state chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT),  Musa Abubakar, staged a peaceful protest round the Ilorin metropolis however, said...

I'm Going Into Farming – Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed

2 years ago /

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has said he is prepared to go into big time farming to contribute to the economic growth of the state and ensure food security. Governor Ahmed who said this during an interactive session with Civil Servants on levels 16 and 17 as well as Permanent...

Buhari Pledges To Overhaul Nigeria's Economy, If Elected President

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammad Buhari (rtd), on Saturday pledged to overhaul the economy of the country for a better Nigeria, if elected President on Feb. 14.He made this promise when he paid homage to the Emir of llorin, Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambar, on the sideline of...

APC Primaries: Saraki, Ibrahim, Atunwa Emerge APC Senatorial Candidates

3 years ago /
Politics 

Immediate past governor of Kwara State and serving senator, Dr. Bukola Saraki and a member of the House of Representatives, Dr Rafiu Ibrahim, yesterday emerged as All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates for Kwara central and south senatorial zones respectively for the 2015 election. Saraki won the senatorial primaries for his Kwara...