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2019: Kwara North Monarchs Insist on Producing Next Governor

Foremost traditional rulers in Kwara State have maintained their stance on the need for political parties to adopt principles that will allow Kwara North Senatorial District produce the next governor in 2019. The Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Chatta Umar and his Tsaragi Emirate counterpart, Alhaji Aliyu Ndakpoto, stated this on Sunday while receiving a governorship aspirant...

Kwara hospitals consulting mortuaries, says guber aspirant, Yaman

Hospitals in Kwara State have been turned to mere consulting mortuaries instead of a place where lives will be saved, gubernatorial aspirant, Alhaji Shuaibu Yaman Abdullahim said on Wednesday. Abdullahi made the statement at the Ilorin International Airport while responding to journalists, saying the leadership in Kwara State has no...

How Saraki plots to zone governorship to Kwara Central

Investigations have emerged that some acclaimed elders of the All Progressives, (APC), sponsored by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, have concluded arrangements to lobby the national leadership of the party to zone the governorship ticket to Kwara Central Senatorial District. According to a source who pleaded anonymity,  confided in...

Kwara 2019: Who’s rightful turn?

There is no other moment to run an holistic checkup on political gladiators in Kwara State than now, even as many aspirants have indicated interest to mount the exalted governorship position. Perhaps another occupant has prepared to gallantly secure the number 1 position in the state for the next 8...

2018: Gov. Ahmed promises more people oriented policies

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has promised to undertake more people oriented policies that would improve their welfare in 2018. Ahmed has also pledged to be more aggressive in the pursuit of his policy of inclusiveness and shared prosperity. The governor made the pledge in Ilorin on Sunday in his New...

Why Kwara teachers want to embark on strike from January

Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) Kwara Chapter, has said its members would not resume in January if salary arrears owned by state government are not paid. Teachers also accused Kwara government of not implementing their promotions as far as 2015. Kwara teachers also expressed their dissatisfaction over the state government...

Kidnappers arrested in Kwara after collecting N500,000 ransom

Kwara State Police command on Friday paraded six suspects in connection to the kidnap of one Usman Mohammed in Osi Local Government Area of Kwara State. According to the victim's brother, Sani Mai Kifi, he was missing on October 6, 2017 and he reported at Ekiti Divison about the case...

Strange illness hits Fulani community in Kwara, kills 70

Oro-Ago community in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State has been thrown into panic after a strange illness has reported killed not less than 70 people within 2 weeks. The illness is said to kill its victims within first 3 days of showing symptoms, and those predominantly affected are...

Saraki has returned all pension collected- Kwara govt

Following the announcement made by the the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that he has stopped receiving allowance from Kwara state as former governor, the state has confirmed the development. Saraki had written to the Kwara state to stop paying him pension and also refunded the ones paid to him after...
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Saraki speaks: My son not interested in becoming Kwara governor

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has refuted claims that his son is being groomed to become the next governor of Kwara state in 2019. Speaking at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja Friday, Saraki said reports that his son was being groomed as the next...

Kwara: 3 pregnant women disqualified from pilgrimage

Barely three days to the airlift  of the first batch of  pilgrims from Ilorin zone to Saudi Arabia, the Kwara state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, yesterday disqualified three pregnant intending pilgrims from taking part in this year's Hajj exercise. The Executive Secretary of the Board,  Alhaji Mohammed Tunde-Jimoh disclosed this...

Independent Electoral Commission fixes Nov 4 for Kwara local govt election

The Independent Electoral Commission in Kwara State on Monday has announced Saturday November 4, 2017 to conduct election across local government areas of the state. The statement was made by its state Chairman, Uthman Ajidagba, who also notified all political partities and all concerned stakeholders of the commencement of electoctioneering...

Deforestation: Ahmed advocates aggressive tree planting culture

Kwara State Governor, Dr AbdulFatah Ahmed has called for effective management of the environment to protect the eco-system and safe it from depletion. Governor Ahmed made the call at the weekend when the executive members of the Kwara State Forestry Stakeholders Congress led by its President,...

Kwara to have a textile industry, creating 3000 local jobs

Kwara State Governor, DR. Abdulfattah Ahmed recently signed a $56m deal with Mr. Shi Zengchao of Ningbo Jinsheng Star Imp and Exp Co Ltd for the establishment of Kwara Chetex Textiles Industry at the 18th China Zhejland Investment and Trade Symposium. This Industry is expected to create 3000 local jobs. ...

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