Latest Stories in Kwara

 

On influx of paper-scholars in our generation

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There are rising paper-scholars taking charge of this age. It is fast becoming unbecoming to behold emerging eggheads who housed encyclopedia of papers within the confine of their brain but...

Mon Jan 24th, 2022     Read More →

Hijab, Beret Wearing In Schools Optional – Kwara Govt

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Wearing of hijab and beret in schools by students is optional, the Kwara State government has clarified. The chairman of the state’s Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Mal. Bello Tahueed,...

Sun Jan 23rd, 2022     Read More →

Kwara produces over 102,000 metric tons of rice paddy to join top rice producing states

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Kwara State has joined top states in rice production in Nigeria with its over 102,000 metric tons output during wet and dry season of this past year. This was contained in the Central Bank of...

Sun Jan 23rd, 2022     Read More →

2023: I have no presidential ambition — Ali Modu Sheriff

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Two-term Borno State Governor and Chairman Board of Trustees of the defunct All Nigerian People’s Party, (ANPP) Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has denied nursing presidential ambition. He made...

Sat Jan 22nd, 2022     Read More →

3 killed, many injured as hoodlums clash in Lagos

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ABOUT three persons were between Thursday and Friday feared killed and many others critically injured during clashes between two rival groups of hoodlums, popularly known as ‘Area...

Sat Jan 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Fears in Kwara over influx of bandits from Zamfara

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SINCE the news of the purported relocation of terrorist kingpin, Bello Turji, from Zamfara State to Kwara State forest broke, residents of Kwara State have been gripped with apprehension which...

Sat Jan 22nd, 2022     Read More →

NSCDC prosecutes cattle rustler for N2.5m cows in Kwara

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Kwara State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday said that the corps has concluded its investigations in the allegation of cattle rustling and breach of...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

AMCON takes over IBEDC

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Against the backdrop of insolvency, the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over the control of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Ltd, Tribune Online...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

2023: PDP is watching us, Modu Sheriff cautions APC stakeholders

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Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention, former Borno State governor and national chairmanship aspirant, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has cautioned stakeholders in the ruling...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

Women Affairs: Kwara govt committed to gender inclusion

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Kwara State government says efforts to mainstream gender inclusion in the present administration is deliberately aimed to celebrate and take women to next level of development. Apart from being...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

Chieftaincy Tussle: Kwara Community Absolves Govt Of Interference

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The people of Ayedun community in Kwara State have absolved the state’s Attorney General and commissioner for Justice, Salman Jawondo (SAN) of any complicity in the chieftaincy crisis...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

‘Federal Govt To Reverse Huge Capital Flight In Leather Industry’

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The federal government has said that it is making frantic efforts to reverse the huge capital flight in the leather industry by putting together the first ever stand alone National Leather and...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

Kwara Executes 143 Road Projects In 3 Years

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Kwara State government has worked on 143 roads in the last three years. The commissioner for Works and Transport, Rotimi Ilyasu, disclosed this yesterday in Ilorin during a media parley organised...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

Fleeing Bandit Leader, Turji, Others Not In Kwara Forest – Police

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Kwara State Police Command yesterday debunked insinuations that the leader of a banditry gang, Bello Turji and his followers have relocated to a forest in the state. It said the trending news on...

Thu Jan 20th, 2022     Read More →

‘Days of bagging university degrees, landing white-collar jobs are over’

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Dr Sunday Ojo is the acting director of the Centre for Technical, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training of Kwara State University (KWASU). In this interview with ABDULLATEEF FOWEWE and JOSEPH...

Thu Jan 20th, 2022     Read More →