In continuation of efforts to curb smuggling activities, the  Coordinator of the Joint Border Drill Operations, Sector 3, Ilorin, Kwara State Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba embarked on a three-day sensitization tour to border communities along Kaiama-Jebba-Mokwa-Wawa-Babanna and Kotangora axis of Kwara and Niger States with a stern warning to recalcitrant smugglers still operating in the area […]

The country’s refineries under the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation made a cumulative loss of N123.25bn from January to October 2019, latest figures released on Wednesday showed. An analysis of data in the October 2019 oil and gas report of the NNPC showed that all three entities recorded losses during the period under […]

Aged pensioners in their hundreds on Wednesday marched on the streets of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital in demand for the payment of their long-held pension arrears and gratuities owed by the administration of Bukola Saraki who served as Governor of the state from 2003 to 2011. Led by their executives, the concerned pensioners marched […]

Ecobankmobile has announced its partnership with the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2019 slated for Lagos Nigeria from the twentieth to the twenty-third of November. AFRIMA, Africa’s most glamorous music event, is an annual celebration of African talents from all regions of the continent. The Lagos Awards which is the 6th edition has as its […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kwara State Command, has intercepted a group of vandals at Alase Community behind University of Ilorin teaching hospital, when they were vandalizing product suspected to be Petroleum product from the pipeline. In a statement released by the NSCDC and signed by the public relation officer, DSC Ayeni Olasunkanmi, […]

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Federal Government will soon award a fifty-eight billion naira contract for the Bida-Sachi-Patigi Road and the Napenko Bridge along that road, which links Kwara with two other states, Niger and Kogi. The minister made the disclosure today at the celebration of the […]

President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, today felicitated with Muslim faithful on the commemoration of the Eid-el-Maulud, a statement from his spokesperson, Ola Awoniyi said. Lawan, in his goodwill message, urged Muslims and Nigerians in general to imbibe the virtues of peace, tolerance, justice and love for one another as exemplified by Prophet Muhammad (SAW). […]

Telecom operators have warned that some regions in the country will experience communication disruptions due to the restrictions of trucks supplying diesel to transceiver base stations close to the border area. The operators, who are members of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, precisely said by midday today, hub sites in Calabar area […]

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq, has advised law enforcement agents to stop desecrating the judiciary. Ojukwu made the appeal while reacting to the alleged refusal of officials of the Department of state services to release on bail the social campaigner Sowore after the order of his release by […]

The Kwara State chapter of the Alliance of Collaborating Political Parties (ACPP) has thrown its weight behind Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for credible performance in his barely five months old administration.   The group, in a statement signed by its State Chairman, Prince Deji Oyekunle; State Secretary, Prince Bayo Akadi and State Publicity Secretary, Comrade Abdulkareem […]

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