Tag: kwara

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Bernard DayoSeptember 27, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Ego Boyo’s ”The Ghost and The House of Truth” wins at the Urbanworld Film Festival 2019

It’s always a good thing when Nollywood films are recognised at international film festivals, and the latest movie to bag ...

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EditorOctober 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] The Imams of Ilorin are worried about these new ‘strip clubs’ rocking their city

There are many things we’ve come to associate with Kwara State and Ilorin town in particular; lavish durbar ceremonies complete ...

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ToluOctober 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The people of Kwara are reportedly tired of the Sarakis

Or so it seems! According to Sahara Reporters, women and youth in Ilorin held a rally calling for “an end ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

New case of Yellow fever confirmed in Kwara – FG

The Ministry of Health has said a young girl in Oke Owa community, Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

Unknown Disease: NCDC urges Nigerians to remain calm

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has asked Nigerians to remain calm as they have begun investigations into the recent ...

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ToluAugust 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Kwara lawmakers just found another way of wasting taxpayers’ money

At their session on Friday, members of the Kwara state House of Assembly resolved that the best way to curb ...

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ToluAugust 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Kwara govt backs Saraki, says he returned pension payments

The Kwara state government has stepped in to corroborate Senate President Bukola Saraki’s claims regarding pension payment from the state ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

Group tells Saraki to return all monies collected as pension

Kwara Mass Movement (KMM), a socio-political group, has called on Senate President Bukola Saraki to return all monies he had ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 13, 2017

Kwara Police alerts residents on fleeing Boko Haram terrorists

The Kwara State Police Command has warned residents of the possibilities of fleeing Boko Haram insurgents infiltrating the state. It ...

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AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

NDLEA discovers cannabis warehouse in Kwara

The Kwara State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Wednesday said it has discovered a warehouse filled ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 3, 2017

These are the best and worst Nigerian governors in 2016

It’s hard to compare state governors considering their peculiar circumstances – income disparity, insecurity, and varying stages of development. But ...

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ToluDecember 19, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Senate President Bukola Saraki celebrated his 54th birthday today

As he turned 54 today, Senate President Bukola Saraki went the humanitarian path by giving back to 72 Kwara state ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 25, 2016

FG policies will only yield positive results if… – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Raji Babatunde Fashola has reiterated the Federal Government’s resolve to focus on capital ...

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AzeezJuly 20, 2016

Ebonyi is growing its IGR faster than others, Kwara is slowest

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that the country has to diversify its economy from ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Police rescue kidnapped APC chairman

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ishola Balogun- Fulani and Secretary of the party, Bode Adekanye who were kidnapped ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 2, 2016

Opinion: Saraki is an Angel

Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki is a man whose people’s oriented initiatives have not only been efficacious to the development of ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 19, 2016

Opinion: The pull-down syndrome of Kwara political elites and their perpetual hipocrisy

It is only in Kwara state one finds it difficult to differentiate between the educated class and illiterates because the ...

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Janeth JMarch 18, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Ibinabo Fiberesima fights for bail | IGP ordered to seal Kogi Assembly | Apple ready for war with FBI | More stories

Two soldiers killed in Rivers before rerun election. Leadership Borno bombing death toll rises to 27. Nation Workers receiving multiple ...

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Janeth JJanuary 28, 2016

Opinion: What the future holds for education in Kwara state

While hopes have been somewhat rekindled on the wheels of the CHANGE that took over governance in Nigeria with modified ...

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Janeth JJanuary 5, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: EFCC invades NBC | Military officers to face EFCC | Obaigbena writes EFCC | More stories

APC denies suspending Shehu Sani. YNaija Obaigbena writes to EFCC over the payment of compensation. This Day Ikpeazu heads to ...

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Janeth JDecember 15, 2015

Kwara Poly students protest over hike in school fees (PHOTOS)

A mob of Kwara State Polythecnic Students have taken over the streets to protest the increase in their school fees. It ...

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Janeth JNovember 24, 2015

Motorists get free petrol in Kwara

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Kwara state has distributed petrol that was being hoarded by petrol stations to motorists and motorcyclists ...

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Janeth JSeptember 24, 2015

8 arrested in connection with Saraki’s attack

8 people have been arrested in connection with the attack on Senate President, Bukola Saraki and other dignitaries at the Ilorin ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 20, 2015

1500 Muslim clerics commissioned to pray and fast for Saraki

Prayer vigils and fasting have been organised for Senate President, Bukola Saraki, by his supporters and loyalists. 1,500 Muslim clerics ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 24, 2015

Why I decided to walk from Lagos to Abuja – ‘Buharian traveler’ speaks

by Kolapo Olapoju On Friday, April 24, Suleiman Hashimu, the man who trekked from Lagos to Abuja, got to meet ...

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Isime EseneApril 3, 2015

YNAIJA ENDORSEMENT: We endorse APC’s Abdulfatah Ahmed for Kwara governor

The tussle for Kwara state government house will see the incumbent governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed contest with Senator Simeon Ajibola who is the ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 26, 2015

Man killed in Kwara for not paying N50 due

by Chinwe Okafor A resident of Pampo village in the Afon area of Kwara State, Suleiman Muritala, has been killed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 5, 2015

Kwara gov’s campaign team attacked by political thugs

by Ranti Joseph Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed’s political campaign team was attacked on Wednesday, February 4 by political thugs ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 26, 2015

#GEJSpeaks: President Jonathan’s goal is to eliminate hunger in the country

by Kolapo Olapoju In today’s edition of his daily report of track record on Facebook, President Goodluck Jonathan says the primary ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 26, 2015

Don’t be deceived, Jonathan will defeat Buhari – Anenih declares

by Kolapo Olapoju Tony Anenih, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, has implored Nigerians to abandon ...

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