Kwara State

Police rescue widow of Kwara’s slain monarch, arrest 13 suspects

Police rescue widow of Kwara’s slain monarch, arrest 13 suspects

Wife of the Olukoro of Koro kingdom in Ekiti local government area of Kwara state, the retired Army General turned monarch, the late Oba Olusegun Aremu-Cole, who was gruesomely murdered in his palace last Thursday, and one other victim were rescued from the thick forest between Ekiti and Kwara state on Monday. At the same time, 13 suspects have also been arrested.
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Two police officers die in Kwara autocrash

Two police officers die in Kwara autocrash

Two policemen lost their lives in a motor accident at Eiyekorin area, along the Ilorin-Ogbomoso expressway on Thursday. The incident was confirmed by Ajayi Okasanmi, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Kwara Police Command. “The police officers were coming back from Ogbomoso where they had escorted a bullion van. [ALSO READ] Olopoeyan faults Ningi […]

Kwara APC Crisis: Governor AbdulRazaq talks tough says dissidents risk suspension

Kwara APC Crisis: Governor AbdulRazaq talks tough says dissidents risk suspension

By Demola Akinyemi Ahead of the Tuesday commencement of nationwide membership registration of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said in Ilorin on Sunday that those fanning ember of disaffection in the Kwara State chapter of the party risk being suspended. He disclosed that the party would tomorrow (Monday) take decisive action on […]

Court Ruling: Kwara govt commences full demolition of Ile Arugbo

Court Ruling: Kwara govt commences full demolition of Ile Arugbo

By Demola Akinyemi Following the court judgement on Tuesday, Kwara State government has commenced full demolition of the disputed Ile Arugbo land,owned by late Abubakar Olusola Saraki, preparatory to construct another phase of government secretariat. Recall that a state high court struck out the case filed by Asa Investment owned by late Dr.Olusola Saraki against […]

Gov AbdulRazaq presents N123Bn Budget

Gov AbdulRazaq presents N123Bn Budget

Says minimum wage, education, youths empowerment top priorities By Demola Akinyemi – Illorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday presented a budget proposal of N123,091,307,468 to the House of Assembly, describing the fiscal document as a product of wide consultations with the electorate and designed to reflect current economic challenges. He said the proposal […]

Kwara gov presents bill to repeal pension law for Saraki, others

Kwara gov presents bill to repeal pension law for Saraki, others

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq of Kwara State on Wednesday presented an executive bill to repeal the law granting payment of monthly pension to former Governors and the deputy governors before the state House of Assembly. The Speaker, Mr Yakubu Danladi, announced the presentation of the Bill during Wednesday’s plenary while reading the Governor’s message to the […]