Kwara mother, four children burnt to death, husband hospitalised

A woman and her four children were burnt to death in their place of residence in the Tanke area of Ilorin, Kwara State, on Wednesday. The incident occurred in Ifesowapo community behind the ‘F’ Division Police Station, Tanke, Ilorin. It…

AbdulRazaq announces N500m support for looted businesses

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has announced N500m fund to assist all those whose businesses in Ilorin were looted by hoodlums, as parts of the administration’s efforts to bring them back on their feet following the incident. The governor said…

On Ernest Ogunyemi and the ANA /NECO Teen Author Prize 2018 – Denja Abdullahi

Some well-meaning writers on twitter like Kola Tubosun , Chuma Nwokolo and Umar Yogiza called me this morning to draw my attention to the complaint of Ernest Ogunyemi on twitter against ANA over his unpaid prize money of N100,000 for…

Kwara will Not Bow to Lagos Godfathers, Saraki Insists (ThisDay)

Senate President and national leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki, Wednesday said there is no way Kwara State would bow to Lagos godfathers who are allegedly planning to annex the state in the forthcoming general election in…

Bet agents lament low patronage (Nation)

Bet agents in Ilorin on Tuesday have lamented low patronage by customers in their betting shops. Some agents told the News Agency of Nigeria, that there was a drastic fall in the number of customers flocking their shops for sports…

Niran Adedokun lost in Lagos

Like many of the people who have made Lagos home, Niran Adedokun grew up elsewhere, in his case, Ilorin, Kwara State before sojourning to the city of aquatic splendour. The journalist, lawyer and public relations practitioner talks about his Lagos…

4 Kwara Poly students killed as epileptic driver crashes into trailer after seizure (Tribune)

A taxi driver suffering from epilepsy reportedly rammed his cab into an oncoming trailer, which ran over the taxi and instantly killed all five occupants, including the driver in Ilorin, Kwara State on Saturday. It was gathered that the four…

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