Owode Market In Offa Razed

Owode market in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State has been gutted by fire, with millions of goods perishing during the inferno. The fire was said to have started around 11PM and lasted for nearly five hours before it was finally put off by men of the state fire

70 Year Old Woman Kidnaps 3 Year Old Girl in Kwara & Uses her for Begging


A 70-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday for allegedly kidnapping a 3-year-old girl in Ilorin, Kwara State, and using her for begging. The parents of the girl had declared her missing on Wednesday, March 25th, Vanguard reports. One of the girls relatives spotted her with the suspect at a worship

Two Die in Ilorin Road Accident


Two persons died yesterday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, in a road accident. The accident, which occurred in Irewolede on New Yidi road, involved a Siena space bus, a tricycle belonging to a fast food company and a commercial motorcyclist.

Rain renders 100 homeless in Kwara

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State No fewer than 100 residents of Kosubosu, a border community in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara, were rendered homeless on Friday night as a result of a rainstorm.

Governor Vows To Clamp Down On Youth Restiveness, READ Why


Following the menace of hooligans in kwara, the state government has dubbed stiff measures which it plans to execute to halt the spread of youth restiveness in the state. Speaking with news men, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed vowed to initiate empowerment programmes to check youth restiveness, Punch reports.

Bukola Saraki: The Return Of Oloye

By Raheem Adedoyin/New York Senator Bukola Saraki Toast of the moment, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) has secured his place in the history of Nigeria with the comprehensive victory of his new party, the All Progressives Party (APC), in the just-concluded elections.

Fire Razes Ministry Of Energy Building In Kwara

The building housing Kwara State Ministry of Energy, the board of Internal Revenue and the state Ministry of Economic Planning was has been gutted by fire on Wednesday. The fire, which was put off about five hours after it started, was believed to been caused by an electrical fault.

Gov. Ahmed re-elected Kwara governor

Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed of Kwara state Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara was on Sunday re-elected for a second term after defeating 15 other candidates at the just concluded House of Assembly and Governorship Election in the state.

Kwara Speaker Commends INEC, Security Operatives, Nigerians Over Peaceful Conduct Of Poll


According to a report by Olawale Rotimi, the spokesman to Barr. Razak Atunwa, the Kwara state House of Assembly speaker and member-elect of the House of Representatives, Atunwa has commended the INEC over the successful conduct of the polls in Kwara and other states in Nigeria.

INEC Reveals Why Card Readers Failed In March 28 Polls

It is no longer news that there were a lot of glitches with the newly introduced card readers on March 28 presidential and National Assembly elections. PVC authentication at Fegyen Angwa, Nasarawa #INECCardReaderTest.

8 political parties back Gov Ahmed for re-election

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State: gets backing of eight political parties Eight political parties in Kwara, under the aegis of Congress of Nigeria’s Political Party (CNPP) have declared their support for the re-election of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed.