After I spent N400m per state, Buhari refused to give appointments –Saraki

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Senate President Bukola Saraki says the people of Kwara would not have been suffering today if they had been given enough federal appointments. Saraki said had Kwara people been given appointments, they would have been able to approve money for party supporters which would have eased their sufferings. The Senate President was […]

Retired Brigadier-General David Bamigboye, the first military governor of Kwara, dies

  NAN President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Bamigboye family on the death of retired Brigadier-General David Bamigboye, the first military governor of Kwara. The president’s condolence message is made available in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday. READ ALSO NEMA: 77,460 displaced, […]

Kwara State University lecturer commits suicide

A lecturer at the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, Dr. Solomon Osunlola, has committed suicide. The Director of the institute’s Public Relations Department, Dr. Isiaka Aliagan, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Ilorin, said that the deceased was a Lecturer 1 with the College of Agriculture. He said that Osunlola joined the […]

2019: My son not interested in governorship – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019. He said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja that it was untrue that his son was being groomed as the next governor of the state. According to […]

Budget padding, part of legislative functions – Kwara Speaker

Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad Success Nwogu, Ilorin Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, has said there is legitimate padding of budget. According to Ahmad, when a budget is presented before the House of Assembly, for instance from the President to the National Assembly, it is the duty […]

Emir cries out as Benin Republic invades 16 Nigerian villages, hoists flag

‎By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Neighbouring Benin Republic has invaded 16 villages in Okuta, the border town in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, causing fear and tension in the affected communities. In their determination to annex the Nigerian villages, Vanguard reliably gathered that authorities of Benin Republic had gone ahead to construct offices fot its […]

Picture: Kwara lecturer turns labourer over non-payment of salary

Kwara lecturer turns labourer (PICTURE) over non-payment of salary A Lecturer in Kwara State College of Education, Oro, Mr. Kayode Odeyemi has appealed to the Kwara State government to pay workers salary. He uploaded his picture while working as labourer in a building construction site to earn a paltry N1,500 to cater for his family. […]

UNILORIN varsity student goes missing

Feared to have drowned By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The University of Ilorin community, has been thrown into mourning after a 200 level student of the institution, Onikenku Michael Atunde, who was said to have gone for swimming in the university since last Saturday, was yet to return to the hostel. At press time, members of the […]

Breaking News: Tribunal upholds Saraki’s election

Just as Senate President Bukola Saraki was  busy on the floor of the Senate carrying out legislative activities, National Assembly Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has upheld his election as Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District in the Senate. -Sun

Emir of Ilorin calls for restructuring of Nigeria

Tasks Buhari on 2014 Confab implementation By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The chairman, Kwara State Council of Traditional Rulers and Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, has expressed the urgent need for the restructuring of Nigeria and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make the best use of the report of the 2014 National Conference to […]

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