Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has declared that the era of reckless spending by public office holders was over in the state. The governor said this on Friday in Ilorin in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Dr Olabisi Awoniyi is in charge of the Directorate of Agriculture, Lower Niger River Basin Authority, Ilorin (covering Kwara and Kogi states). He spoke with FEMI IBIROGBA on challenges that the country should resolve to boost rice production and value chain development as some land borders are closed and the product becomes more expensive
The Kwara state government has restated its commitment to tackle the issue of perennial flooding in some parts of the state. Its Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi gave the assurance in Ilorin on Thursday during an on-the-spot assessment of debris evacuation on Asa River.
The management of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, has expelled eight students for their involvement in examination malpractice. A statement issued by the Principal Assistant Registrar of the school, Daramola Olayinka, read thus, “the authorities of the institution having considered the report of the academic board in respect of your involvement
Team Delta made history again by winning the fifth National Youth Games in Ilorin yesterday to make it five wins out of five competitions. They won the multi-sports youth development Games for the fourth time in 2018, after garnering a total of 67 medals, made up of 27 gold, 24 silver, and 16 bronze.
There as pandemonium yesterday morning when residents and motorists driving along Umaru Audi Road (Tanke Junction area) of Ilorin were thrown into confusion over alleged robbery of one of the commercial banks in the area. As the rumour thickened, many motorists avoided the route just as many shop owners hurriedly locked up to customers.