The Vice Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Wahab Egbewole has disclosed that the institution received over nine hundred million TETFUND in 2023. Professor Egbewole stated this while speaking during the Day 2 of the 37th&38th Convocation ceremony at the University Auditorium in Ilorin. The Vice Chancellor expantiated that nine hundred and fifty-four million, seven hundred […]

Parents in Kwara state have reacted to the approval and payment of common entrance examination fee by the Kwara state government for pupils going to junior secondary schools across the sixteen local governments, saying it is a good initiative and imploring the government to do more. Our correspondent Philip Oluyide who spoke with the parents […]

Kwara State Government has expressed satisfaction that more businesses are springing up in the state owing to the business friendly policies and programmes it has created to support the business community. The government said the life wire of any economy is Small and Medium Enterprises and promised to continue to support any initiative that provides […]

  Ram sellers in Birnin Kebbi have complained of low patronage as buyers lament increased prices. Speaking with newsmen, the Chairman of Animal Sellers’ Association, Malam Aliyu Haido lamented low patronage, attributing it to lack of money in the hands of people. He listed other factors including non-payment of salaries, high cost of animal feeds […]

The Independent Petroleum Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has endorsed the use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as an alternative energy source to cushion the effect of subsidy removal. IPMAN National President, Elder Chinedu Okorokwo made this known in an interview with the Newsmen, Abuja today. Recall that President Bola Tinubu had on May 29 […]

March 20, 2023

A Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Hon. Lanre Sulyman has attributed the landslide victory recorded by the APC in the state during the Presidential and National Assembly elections to the outstanding performance of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq since he assumed office four years ago. Royal Times reports that Honorable  Sulyman affirmed that […]

Some residents of Ilorin as well as some filling stations in the the Kwara State capital, are still skeptical about enforcement of the supreme court’s judgment on the old naira notes even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has, in a circular, declared that the old N200, N500 and N1000 notes remain legal tender […]

Amidst an alleged threat by Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, to retire civil servants on level 15 and above if re-elected, the gubernatorial candidate of the state’s Peoples Democratic Party, Alh Shuaibu Abdullahi Yaman, has promised to ensure that the statutory tenure of civil servants in the state and local government services is guaranteed and […]

The authority of the Kwara State University (KWASU) has announced Wednesday 15th March, 2023 as resumption date after three weeks suspension of academic activities as directed by the National Universities Commission. This was contained in a statement signed by the Registrar of the institution,  Dr Kikelomo W. Sallee and made available to journalists by the […]

The West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF), a regional network of CSOs drawn from 15 West African states, has said the February 25 presidential election that produced Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, as the winner, was initially free and fair until counting and uploading began. The National Executive Director of […]

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