A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has threatened the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, with contempt of court proceeding over his flagrant disobedience of its order to release Mr Olalekan Alabi, the Personal Assistant on Political Matters to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed. The threat was contained in a Notice of Consequences of […]

Dr Muritala Awodu, Chairman, Kwara Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS), said on Wednesday that the revenue agency generated N10.32billion as revenue between January and June. The chairman, who made this known in Ilorin during the quarterly media briefing of the KWIRS, said that N3.8billion was realised as revenue between the months of April to June 2018. […]

Ahead of the Eid Celebrations and before the release of Federal Allocations for August, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has directed the State Ministry of Finance to commence the payment of August Salary to workers in the state immediately. The Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, who disclosed this on Wednesday, said arrangements have […]

The Presidency has condemned some newspaper reports insinuating that President Muhammadu Buhari had declined assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018, because of his objections to the use of card readers in 2019 elections. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, described […]

Muyideen Alalade, the Kwara Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development on Tuesday said the state would continue to priorities youth development through sports. Alalade disclosed on telephone that the programmes have been mapped out by the state to engage youths regularly. He said that the state had played host to numerous national sporting events over […]

A Kwara High Court in llorin on Tuesday restrained the state House of Assembly from investigating the allegations of certificate forgery, fraud and issuance of dud cheque against a member, Saheed Popoola. Popoola (APC), representing Ojomu-Balogun Constituency in Offa Local Government area, was the only member who did not defect to the PDP with other […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ilorin West, Kwara, has released a total of 9,750 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for those that registered in 2017. Alhaji Abu Uffene, Electoral officer, Ilorin West, disclosed this in an interview in his office, on Monday. He said that out of 9, 750 PVCs that were released by the […]

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kwara Command, on Monday returned N410,000 to the family of one Adamu Ibrahim who died in an auto accident on Ilorin-Ogbomoso Expressway on Aug. 11. The sector Commander, Mr Sunday Maku, disclosed this while handing over the money to the relatives at the command’s premises in Ilorin. The sector […]

The Chief Executive Officer of Kwara State Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA), Mr. Yekeen Babatunde Bello has disclosed that about 180 personnel will be drafted to ensure free flow of traffic before and during the Eid-el-Kabir festivities.We have already mapped out strategies to ensure a free flow of traffic during this Sallah festival. We know […]

The Governor of Kwara State, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed has emphasized the importance of marriage for the sustenance of society. He spoke in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital at the marriage of Nimotallai Ideraoluwa and Abdullahi Rayhan Ola who are children of late Alhaji Isiak Kola Badmus of Ibadan and late Alhaji Saka Olumoh of Ilorin […]

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