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Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has signed into law the bill establishing the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship Development College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo. The State House of Assembly recently passed the bill after considering salient issues bordering on the management, composition of the Governing Council, appointments and funding mechanism of the College. Speaking on IVTEC, […]

The Kwara State government has directed the State Police Command to ensure compliance with the compensation mechanism earlier put in place by the State Security Council as an instrument to maintain peace between farmers and herdsmen. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed on Media and Communications, Dr Muyideen […]

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has dissolved the state executive council with effect from 18th January 2018. Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, who made the announcement in a statement issued in Ilorin, the state capital on Thursday, said Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants are also affected by […]

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has charged youths in the State to embrace entrepreneurial skills and take advantage of the State micro-credit intervention scheme for Small and Medium scale enterprises to attain self-sufficiency. Governor Ahmed stated this during an interactive session with indigenous youth development associations and youth assemblies from Ilorin South Local […]

THE Chairman of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS), Dr Muritala Awodun has disclosed that the agency will soon begin the automation of revenue collection in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) in the State. Awodun, who made this known during a media parley in Ilorin on Tuesday, said the automation will stop the use of cash […]

The Kwara State Chairman of the Union of Tipper and Quarry Employers of Nigeria, Alhaji Ibrahim Yusuf-Magaji has commended the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed for empowering the union’s members across the state through the provision of free sand, otherwise known as laterite. The chairman gave the commendation when the State Commissioner for Works and […]

THE Ministry of Power said it would soon introduce a new policy, targeted at expanding electricity distribution in the nation. In a statement made available to The Vanguard, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola disclosed that there was a great need to increase the distribution of power nationwide. He stated that […]

THE Kwara State Government has approved the establishment of a Farm Produce Commodity Board (FPCB) to address scarcity of essential commodities and stem inflation in the State. This was part of the resolutions reached at the State Executive Council meeting held at the Government House in Ilorin on Wednesday. Addressing journalists after the meeting, the State […]

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has sworn in ten new permanent secretaries with the charge to uphold their oath of office and exhibit diligence, prudence, accountability and transparency in their operations. The Governor gave the charge as he swore-in the newly appointed permanent secretaries at Government House in Ilorin, the State capital on Wednesday. […]

A Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State on Tuesday sentenced three men to six years jail-term for threatening to kill a woman. It was gathered that the convicts sentenced by Chief Magistrate Kudirat Yahaya are, Alhaji Alabi, Saliman Iyanda and Suleiman Alao. They were each sentened to two years imprisonment with option of fine of N15,000 for each […]


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