Glo to dole out 20 houses, 24 cars in Festival of Joy promo

Globacom, the proudly Nigerian telecoms powerhouse, is giving out 20 houses, 24 brand new cars, 100 generators, 200 sewing machines, and 1,000 rechargeable fans, amongst others in its 2022 End of Year promo. The company announced the commencement of its…

1 shot, many injured as hoodlums go on rampage in Kwara

One person was shot and several others were injured as hoodlums went on a rampage in Ilorin on Tuesday. The incident, it was gathered, began on Sunday night following a disagreement at a social function that degenerated to a free-for-all.…

9 die in Kwara auto crash

Nine persons, including a pregnant woman were on Sunday burnt to death in a motor accident in Ilorin, Kwara State. The fatal auto crash which occurred at the Ilorin International Airport area of Ilorin-Lagos road at about 8:00am, involved a…

Delta hits 28 gold overall, as Lagos wins medals in swimming

Team Delta has maintained its lead on the medals table at the ongoing sixth edition of the National Youth Games in Ilorin, Kwara State, after garnering 15 gold medals on day three to hit 28 gold medals. The defending champions…

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…

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