Monthly Archives: September, 2019

Investors key to economic development, says Kwara Deputy Governor

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State government has reiterated its commitment to supporting investors towards boosting the state's economy and making life more meaningful for the citizenry. State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi, who stated this on Monday shortly after...

Fake Lawyer impersonates EFCC, tears statement

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a 53 year old man, Muhammed Bolaji Abdulraheem for allegedly parading himself as a Lawyer and obtaining money under false pretence. Abdulraheem was...

35% rise in public hospital patronage as Kwara prioritises healthcare

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State has recorded at least 35% rise in hospital patronage in the last three to four months as the government focuses on basic healthcare and coupled with the recent equipment at the General Hospital...

EFCC arraigns one of the most wanted FBI suspects in Ilorin

*Remanded in Mandala Prison By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office, has arraigned a 36-year-old Joseph Oyediran, described as one of the most wanted suspects by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). Oyediran...

Internet fraudster jailed six months in Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office yesterday secured the conviction of a thirty five year old Stephen Olarewaju Odanye charged before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin. Odanye...

Cleric charges Nigerians to praise God as the Mother of the Kwara State Deputy Governor clocks 94

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Nigerians have been charged to always praise God, no matter the circumstances, for His mercy and benevolence over His creations. A Cleric, Reverend Olushola Ajolore gave the charge on Thursday in ilorin, the Kwara state capital, in...

Kwara gets N3.4bn allocation for September

*As FG begins deduction of bailouts to states By Steve Oni, Ilorin A total of N3,499,479,078:81 (three billion, four hundred and ninety nine million, four hundred and seventy nine thousand, seventy naira and eighty one kobo) was received...

Beneficiaries hail AbdulRazaq, partners over Kwara’s free surgeries

100 free cataract, 300 other surgeries ongoing By Steve Oni, Ilorin At least 70 percent of the ongoing free eye surgeries and 50 percent of the overall medical interventions in Ilorin General Hospital have been carried out, with beneficiaries commending...

Court orders final forfeiture of hotel belonging to Kwara Civil Servant to FG

By Steve Oni, Ilorin A High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has ordered the final forfeiture of the hotel belonging to a civil servant in the state to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Also forfeited to...

Kwara gets N3.4bn allocation for September

*As FG begins deduction of bailouts to states By Steve Oni, Ilorin A total of N3,499,479,078:81 (three billion, four hundred and ninety nine million, four hundred and seventy nine thousand, seventy naira and eighty one kobo) was received as federal allocation...
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World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS

Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer...
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Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Ban on illegal use of siren, unauthorized tinted glass cars still in force – Police

The Ebonyi Police Command has said that the ban on the illegal use of siren, use of tinted glass vehicles without permit...

NCNE trains 120 Kano youths on Livestock development, others

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has organised a three-day training for 120 youths on skills acquisition  in order to create...

Renewed cult clash in Ebonyi communities claims 4 lives

Four persons have been reportedly shot dead in Oriuzo, and Onueke in Ezza North and Ezza South Local Government Areas of Ebonyi...