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Presidency speaks on rumoured coup plot by Army officers

Presidency speaks on rumoured coup plot by Army officers

Nigerians have been urged to disregard media reports on coup plot, saying it should not be stretched beyond what the military authorities had said. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina stated this at a media chat with State House correspondents to mark two years of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led […]

It is ridiculous to compare Kwara with Lagos, others – Gov’s aide

It is ridiculous to compare Kwara with Lagos, others – Gov’s aide

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, Dr. Muideen Akorede,  has chided those who are comparing Kwara State with Lagos and Rivers states in terms of infrastructural development. Speaking on Royal FM  during a live discussion programme yesterday, Akorede noted that there was no basis for comparison whatsoever as Lagos […]

NASS, NESG, NBA to mark NASSBER

NASS, NESG, NBA to mark NASSBER

The National Assembly will on Monday commemorate the first year anniversary of the National Assembly Business Environment Roundtable (NASSBER). The occasion will be marked with activities that include an interactive session to explore and discuss legislative interventions to actualise the theme: “Creating Opportunity through Legislation” for local businesses. The Special Assistant (New Media) to the […]

Stakeholders attribute obsolete law to poor planning in Kwara

Stakeholders attribute obsolete law to poor planning in Kwara

Stakeholders in Regional and Urban Planning have identified weak institutions, unprofessional conduct s and obsolete laws as causes of slums, haphazard developments and distortions of urban development plan in Kwara State. The Stakeholders made these submissions at an all inclusive public hearing organised by the Kwara State House of Assembly in Ilorin on the  Town and […]

Traders stone KAI officer to death in Lagos

Traders stone KAI officer to death in Lagos

Street traders have stoned an officer of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) to death in Lagos. The KAI officer, identified as Moshood Ayeni, was stoned at Iyana Oworo axis of the state. According to reports, Ayeni was stoned to death before Ogudu lay-by on the highway by traders on their way back to the office […]

Gov Ahmed commissions N1bn Engineering school

Gov Ahmed commissions N1bn Engineering school

By Bukola Adama Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, yesterday commissioned N1billion College of Engineering building at Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete as part of activities to mark the state’s Golden Jubilee anniversary. Commissioning the edifice, Ahmed said, “It became imperative in view of government’s decision to prioritise functional education and the resolve to make […]

Ahmed orders disbursement of N100m for bursary

Ahmed orders disbursement of N100m for bursary

By Daniel Ayantoye The Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has ordered the disbursement of N100million to students of tertiary institutions in the state. This is coming after about five years since bursary was last paid by the state government. Confirming the report in a phone chat with this medium yesterday, the Special […]

2 dead, another two fatally injured in multiple accidents in Ilorin

2 dead, another two fatally injured in multiple accidents in Ilorin

By Adebayo Olodan and Ahmed Ajikobi Passers-by and residents of Olorunsogo and Asa Dam Road, both in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital were left wailing following the death of a puff puff vendor, another unidentified man and grave injuries to two others in multiple auto accidents on Tuesday. According to eye witness account, the puff […]

2019: Kwara APC urges members to collect PVCs

2019: Kwara APC urges members to collect PVCs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Omu-Aran, Kwara State, has urged it members to go and update their records in the ongoing voters registration exercise taking place in the council. The APC said participation in the exercise is the only sure way for the people to continue to enjoy dividends of democracy. “No amount of […]

KWSG calls for joint efforts against cultism

KWSG calls for joint efforts against cultism

By Daniel Ayantoye The Kwara State Government has called for collective efforts against cultism in the state for peaceful co-existence. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Empowerment, Saka Babatunde made the disclosure while speaking with National Pilot after addressing members of National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), Kwara State axis at Governor’s […]