Tag: kwara

YNaijaJune 14, 2022

FG moves to regulate social media; Outrage over rape and killing of teen in Imo | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Kwara Muslim community make demands to resolve hijab-wearing by female students in public schools FG issues ‘Code of Practice’ to ...

Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 25, 2022

5 most popular schools in Offa, Kwara

Offa is a city in the Kwara, with a population of about 120,100 inhabitants, and is the second largest town ...

Ado AminuAugust 23, 2021

Paternity leave is the next big thing | Here’s why it may not work with Nigerian men

The number of ways that enforced gender roles manifest in our everyday life – from the home to school, to ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2021

2021 Heroes Award: Indomie Kick-off Nationwide Search for Extraordinary Children

–          To institute other award categories In line with its corporate social responsibility initiative to honour heroic Nigerian children, Dufil ...

Ado AminuMarch 18, 2021

Kwara Hijab Controversy: Think about the children! | The #YNaijaCover

Kwara is caught in the eye of a storm as airs of unrest continue to fester over the right of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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