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Nigerians are reluctant to buy local rice —– sellers in Ilorin...

Rice sellers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have expressed worry over the reluctance of consumers to buy locally produced rice. Some rice sellers...

Educationist wants special treatment for teachers

Mr Babatunde Abdulkareem, the Head of Political Science Department (HOD), Kwara State College of Education, Oro, has called on government at all levels...

NIPOST boss canvasses resuscitation of inter-school essay competitions

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) on Thursday advised schools in the country to restore regular essay competitions to sharpen the writing skills of their...

ICT expert calls for compulsory computer training for teachers

Mr Frank Folorinsho, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) expert, has stressed the need for teachers in the country to have adequate computer training for...

RMRDC calls on Kwara govt. to ban tree cutting 

( ) Mrs Oluwafunke Adewumi, the Kwara State Coordinator, Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC), has called on Kwara government to ban...

Gov. AbdulRasaq promises to revive tourist sites in Kwara to boost...

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq of Kwara has promised to revive the tourist sites in the state to boost internally-generated revenue. The governor made the pledge in...

Kwara NUT chairman calls for improved welfare for teachers

( ) The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kwara chapter, Mr Toyin Saliu, has called for improved welfare for teachers in the...

Kwara govt. conducts competency test for 173 Principals, 94 VPs

A total of 173 Principals and 93 Vice Principals sat for a competency test organised on Wednesday in Ilorin by the Kwara government. The...

Xenophobia : Kwara Commissioner of Police vows to prevent reprisal attacks

The Kwara Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, has vowed to prevent reprisal attack on South African companies in Kwara following xenophobic attacks on...

Lawyer urges women to report harassment to appropriate agencies

( ) The Social Secretary, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, Mr Kolawole Usman, has called on women to report any form of...

Expert urges FG to check activities of internet fraudsters

An Ilorin-based Information and Communications Technology (ICT) expert, Mr Segun Adewale, has called on the Federal Government to inaugurate a special team to...

Help facilitate long-term loans for farmers, Kwara urges CIBN

Loans By Toba Ajayi Ilorin, Aug. 23, 2019 ( NAN) The Kwara Government has called on the Chartered...

Repair on Kwara waterworks near completion – Engineers

Engineers handling the repair of some waterworks in Kwara said on Friday that the facilities were at between 90 and 95 per cent...

Nutritionist warns against late dinner, says it affects sleep

Dinner By Toba Ajayi Ilorin, Aug.23,2019 ( NAN) An Ilorin-based Nutritionist, Mrs Dorcas Olarotimi, has cautioned against late...

Kwara Govt. pledges partnership with PSN, others to fight drug abuse 

Kwara Govt. pledges partnership with PSN, others to fight drug abuse Partnership By Toba Ajayi Ilorin, Aug. 21, 2019...

Curator calls for inclusion of musuem studies to school curriculum

The Curator, National Museum, Ilorin, Mrs Bimpe Oladele, has called for the inclusion of Museum Studies to the school curriculum in Nigeria. Oladele made this...

NPPVA vows to deal with fake Photographers in Kwara

Mr Abiodun Alade, Governor-General for Nigeria Professional Photographers Videographers Association (NPPVA), Kwara chapter, has warned fake photographers to stop parading themselves as professionals in...

NBA chairman advocates adequate  funding of  justice sector in Kwara

The Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) in Kwara, Mr Muhammed Akande, has called for adequate  funding of the justice sector to enhance...

Ilorin football fans hail Mikel as Nigeria’s “Super Hero”

Football enthusiasts in Ilorin on Friday described Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi, as Nigeria’s “Super Hero”, following his decision to retire from national team...

ICT expert warns against disclosing personal information to strangers

Mr Solomon Olayinka, an Ilorin-based Information and Communications Technology (ICT) expert, has warned the public against careless disclosure of personal information to strangers. Olayinka gave...

Plumbers partner Kwara govt. to repair water pipes

The Association of Professional Plumbers of Nigeria in Kwara is  partnering with the state government to repair burst water pipes in Ilorin metropolis. The plumbers...

Rep extols virtues of late Oyedepo, GM National Theater

Rep. Tunji Olawuyi, the member of House of Representatives representing Kwara South Federal Constituency, has described late Dr Stella Oyedepo as a role...

AFCON 2019: Ilorin fans hail Super Eagles’ ‘superiority display’ over Bafana...

Some football fans in Ilorin said that the Super Eagles’ ‘superiority display’ gave them victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the...

Lecturer calls for ban on special centers to curb exam malpractices

A lecturer at the Kwara State College of Education, Oro, Mr Babatunde Abdulkareem, has called on the Federal government to ban special examination centers...