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Man Dies Fleeing from Dog

A man identified as Mohammed Faworaja met his untimely death in Ilorin, Kwara State capital while running away from a dog. The incident occurred around Asa Dam, the Warah-Osin area in the Ilorin West Local Government Area of the state. A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said “The dog, a German shepherd, got […]Continue Reading

Court Imprisons Two over Defamation

 A Magistrate court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State capital has sentenced two persons namely Gidado Shuaib and Olufemi Alfred to three months imprisonment over a case of criminal conspiracy and defamation levelled against them.  The convicts, who were given an option of a fine of N100, 000.00 each were arraigned in court on a First […]Continue Reading

Tertiary Education: Kwara Signs Wage Agreement with Negotiating Council

Kwara State Government has signed an agreement with the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council on the implementation of Consolidated Polytechnics and Colleges of Education Academic Staff Salary Structure (CONPCASS) This is contained in a statement by the Head of Service, Modupe Oluwole in Ilorin. She said the deal provides that government shall, in subsequent wage […]Continue Reading

17-Year-old Commits Suicide in Offa

A 17-year-old student of Offa Grammar School, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, identified as Adegoke Adeyemi, has reportedly committed suicide as a result of his failure to gain promotion to the next class in his school. Adegoke, who was found hanging on a tree, according to police sources, decided to take his life […]Continue Reading

Communities Mourn Death Of Stray Elephant

Time for people to stop doubting the death of the big elephant that reportedly strayed into some communities in Oyo and Kwara states early this year but rather wait to know details and circumstances surrounding its sudden death. This is because the conservator – general, National Park Service, Dr. Ibrahim Musa Goni has reacted briefly […]Continue Reading

Strange Elephant Dies

The strange elephant that reportedly wandered into some areas of Oyo and Kwara states last month is dead. Our correspondent who has been monitoring development on the elephant reports that a team from the University of Ibadan made efforts to translocate the animal today after sedating it. One of the sources who pleaded anonymity said […]Continue Reading

Cultism, Drug Abuse, Social Vices, Danger To National Development – Don

Nigerians youths have been urged not to engage in cultism and other social vices. A senior lecturer from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, Dr. Jimoh Ango gave the admonition at a two-day symposium facilitated by the member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Ibadan North Federal constituency, Honourable Olaide Akinremi in conjunction with the […]Continue Reading

FG’s Public Work: Kwara Committee Pledges Fairness in Selection of Beneficiaries

The Kwara State Selection Committee for the Federal Government Public Work Programme, says it will ensure transparency in the selection of the 16,000 beneficiaries across the state. The public work programme of the Federal Government was designated to provide 774,000 jobs across the 774 local governments in the country to cushion the effects of COVID- 19. The […]Continue Reading

COVID-19: NCDC Designates Kwara as Test Centre

Kwara State has officially been designated a test centre for COVID-19 pandemic by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Chairman of the State’s Medical Advisory on COVID-19 Dr Femi Oladiji in a statement says the NCDC has approved the automated GeneXpert laboratory, which is stationed at the COVID-19/Infectious Diseases Centre, Alagbado Ilorin. The GeneXpert Continue Reading

NSCDC Intercepts 70 Northerners in Ogbomoso

Men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has intercepted seventy northerners coming into Oyo state through Ogbomoso end of the state. In an interview with Radio Nigeria, Commissioner for Information, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun said the people were apprehended through intelligence report early this morning pointing out that they were coming from Jigawa […]Continue Reading

Àjọ NÓÀ pè fún àmúlò òfin tó wà fún òmìnira lílo àkọsílẹ̀ ìjọba

Àwọn tọrọ kàn ti pè fún àmúlò òfin tó wà fún sìsámúlo àwọn àkọsílẹ̀ láìsí ifoya. Ọ̀rọ̀ yi ló jé jáde níbi ìpàdé apero tí àjọ tó wà fún itaniji ará ìlú sí ojúṣe wọn NOA gbé kalẹ nilu Ilorin ńipinle Kwara. Oga agba àjọ NOA, ńipinle Kwara, Ogbeni Olusegun Adeyemi ṣàpèjúwe sìsámúlo òfin yí […]Continue Reading

Senate, Rep. Should Politically Empower Youths and Women – Ogundoyin

The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, OYHA, Mr. Adebo Ogundoyin has called on the Nigerian Senate and the House of Representative to make conscious efforts towards politically empowering Nigerian youths and women. Speaking in Abuja, at the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit tagged, “Nigeria 2050: Shifting Gears”, Ogundoyin noted that the Nigerian government […]Continue Reading