Over sixty thousand Nigerian Pilgrims today joined their Muslims counterpart to formally begin this year’s Hajj exercise which is the eighth day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah, forteen forty AH of the Islamic lunar calendar, by putting on the two garments of Ihraam and making intention to perform Hajj. As expected, the Pilgrims are in […]

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq says plans are underway to procure fire trucks for the State Fire Service before the end of this year. Similarly, the state fire fighters are to be sent to Federal Fire Service facilities in Abuja for adequate training. Governor AbdulRazaq disclosed these in Ilorin at the closing ceremony of […]

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State says his government has set machineries in motion to reposition and strengthen the State Fire Service for effective service delivery. The Governor stated this today in Ilorin at the closing ceremony of the tenth National Council on Fire held at the Banquet Hall, opposite Government House. Governor AbdulRazaq who […]

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq says his administration will institutionalise the Ilorin Durbar as a tourist attraction in the state. Governor AbdulRazaq said this last night when the Ilorin Durbar Committee visited him in his office. He said preparations for the Durbar and other such festivals would be captured in subsequent budgets instead of […]

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has completed the airlift of forty-four thousand, four hundred and fifty Nigerian pilgrims, including officials from states and the Federal Capital Territory to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Our Correspondent, Abdulrosheed Okiki gathered that NAHCON conveyed the Pilgrims in ninety-three flights from different parts of the country. Available […]

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has attributed rots in all sectors of the state economy to the negligence of the past government just as he described the development as a total system collapse. The Governor who dropped the hint at a one-Day Public Enlightment held in Ilorin organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee against […]

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq today flagged off another round of Polio immunisation with the call on parents to present their children for vaccination. At the event held at Tanke Primary Health Care, Ilorin, Governor AbdulRazaq called on critical stakeholders to join in the kicking out polio in the state and Nigeria at large. […]

Security agents today surrounded the Kwara State Stadium Complex, Ilorin in anticipation of the Revolution Now protest scheduled to hold across the country. With this development, sporting activities were halted this morning with the presence of heavily armed men of the Nigeria Police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps. Our Staff Correspondent, Abdulrosheed Okiki […]

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission says it has secured a 12-year jail term for both Saad Alanamu, a former Chairman of the Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, and Salman Sulaiman, the Chief Executive Director of Namylas Nig. Ltd, for collecting and giving a bribe respectively. The convicts had earlier […]

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, has said the military cannot achieve victory in any battle without spiritual support. To this end, he tasked military personnel to resort to God in the challenge they are faced with, insisting that spiritual development was what they needed to achieve victory in battlefield. Speaking […]



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