• Kwara: Promoting Farming Practice Amongst Youths

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    In realisation of the weaning white collar jobs, the Kwara state government has initiated moves that will encourage youths in the state to take to farming instead of roaming the streets, searching for non- existent office jobs. And  in appreciation of government’s gesture and concern for their well-being, many youths in the state have taken…

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  • UNILORIN VC In The Eye Of The Storm

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    For good four years, the vice- chancellor of the university of Ilorin, Prof AbdulGaniyu Ambali, had a smooth and peaceful reign. But, the last leg of his five-year tenure has been characterised by controversy which is now threatening the peace of the university reputed for its stable academic calendar. For 17 years now, the “Better…

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  • We Are Not Part Of Plot To Unseat Saraki – Kwara PDP

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    The Peoples Democratic  (PDP) in Kwara state has denied being part of any plot to remove the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki from office. The party also denied that it’s state chairman,  Prince Sunday Fagbemi had been bribed and coopted  into plans to unseat Saraki. The PDP made these clarifications in a statement signed by…

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  • 4 Feared Dead In Ilorin Cultists Clashes

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    Suspected cultists at the weekend went on rampage in Ilorin, Kwara state and reportedly killed four young men in the process. The renewed clashes between suspected members of rival cult groups started on Thursday and spread to Friday evening at Ikokoro, Osere, and Babooko areas Ilorin metropolis. The first victim of the bloody clashes simply…

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  • Free 5,000 Housing Units For Low Income Earners In Kwara

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    In no distant future some 5,000 less privileged and low income earners in Kwara state will become proud owners of their own houses, courtesy of the state government and African Nations Development Programme (ANDP). The ANDP in its bid to bridge  Nigeria’s housing deficit  is undertaking the construction of 5,000 housing units in the state….

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  • Kwara Assembly Summons 2 Commissioners, Others

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    Kwara State House of Assembly has directed the state’s commissioners for Finance and Economic Planning, Accountant- General and Auditor- General to appear before it. The house asked the government officials to appear before its Public Account Committee (PAC)to explain the non-release of budgetary provisions to the office of the state Auditor – General, thereby incapacitating…

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  • Kwara Earmarks N3.5bn For KWASU Satellite Campuses

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    The Kwara state government is to spend N3.21 billion on the construction of two satellite campuses and, school of business and governance of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete. Our correspondent reports that the State Executive Council (SEC), approved the immediate take-off of the two satellite campuses of KWASU, during its weekly council meeting, last…

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  • NAFDAC Launches Investigation Into Imported Garri From India

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    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commenced investigation into the purported import of garri from India. The  Acting  Director  General  of NAFDAC,  Mrs  Yetunde  Oni disclosed  this  in Ilorin,  Kwara state yesterday at a one-day zonal campaign on current regulatory issues in the safe use of drugs, animal feeds,…

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