• See the Massive Catfish Caught in Ajase Ipo, Kwara State (Photos)

    See the Massive Catfish Caught in Ajase Ipo, Kwara State (Photos)

    A massive catfish has been caught by a fisherman in the northern part of Nigeria with a call to the general public for purchase.

    A fisherman in the Ajase Ipo area of Ilorin, Kwara State recorded a very successful hunting exercise during which he caught a very massive Catfish that is expected to cost a fortune at the market place.

    The man in question displaced the big fish alongside other fishes for sale. The price tag of the fish is currently unknown […]

  • See Handicapped Men Spotted Begging in Suits in Kwara State (Photo)

    See Handicapped Men Spotted Begging in Suits in Kwara State (Photo)

    Some men have left many people surprised after they were spotted begging while wearing suits in Kwara State.

    The quest to make money is leading people into using different styles to impress people. Two handicapped men have been spotted in Illorin the capital of Kwara State begging while on suit.

    The physically challenged men are now known in the area as ‘corporate beggars’ and also seen with an I.D card. The crippled men rode on improvised wheels and looked impressive.

    However, it is […]

  • Kwara State Uncovers 8,863 Ghost Workers

    Kwara State Uncovers 8,863 Ghost Workers

    Kwara State Personnel Database Development committee says it has uncovered a total of 8,863 suspected ghost personnel on the payroll of both the state and local governments.

    The alternate Chairman of the Committee, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, made this disclosure on Monday while submitting the Committee’s report to the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed at the Government House, Ilorin.

    He said the 8, 863 personnel could not be verified in the just concluded staff biometric verification exercise, noting that the development could potentially […]

  • Bridge linking Kwara State with Oyo State collapses again

    Bridge linking Kwara State with Oyo State collapses again

    Economic and social activities of residents of Kwara and Oyo States were on Wednesday grounded following the collapse of Moro Bridge on llorin-lgbeti highway linking the two states.

    The member representing Owode-Onire Constituency in the Kwara State tate House of Assembly where the collapsed bridge is located, Abdullahi Taiwo, informed the House of the collapsed bridge during Wednesday’s plenary.

    Taiwo, who was speaking under matter of urgent public importance, said the collapsed bridge had made transportation of farm produce to llorin, the […]

  • Kwara closes 10 private schools built with wooden slabs

    Kwara closes 10 private schools built with wooden slabs

    The Kwara Government on Friday said it had closed down 10 private schools built with wooden slabs and operating without due authorisation from the state government.

    Hajia Zainab Bello, the Director, Quality Assurance Bureau (QAB) of the Kwara Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin that the schools were unsuitable for child learning.

    Bello said that these schools were closed down due to poor infrastructure and unconducive learning environment.

    She said that the pupils […]

  • See the Giant 18ft Python Killed in Kwara State After Swallowing Pig (Photos)

    See the Giant 18ft Python Killed in Kwara State After Swallowing Pig (Photos)

    A strong man has single-handedly killed a giant 18-feet python that swallowed a pig in Kwara State.

    This is the massive eighteen feet long python snake killed on Wednesday 14th September 2016, at Odo Mubo near Laula Asalasi in Ilorin, Kwara State capital.

    According to an eye witness identified as Peter Idowu Jiya, the snake was killed by a Nupe man, Jimo E. Mohammed two days after Eid-El-Kabri festival.

    According to him, it has been a while he started […]

  • Protests rock Kwara over unpaid LG workers salaries

    Protests rock Kwara over unpaid LG workers salaries

    Members of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees from each of the 16 local government areas in Kwara State on Tuesday, staged protests at their respective LG headquarters over salary issues.

    The protests, said the Kwara State Secretary, NULGE, Mr. Afolabi Abayomi, took place simultaneously in all the 16 LGs of the state.

    He stated that the protests were against the payment of the LG workers’ August salary, out of which only 20 per cent was paid.

    Abayomi said, “They protested against […]

  • Suspected ritualists murder pregnant woman in Kwara, remove foetus

    Suspected ritualists murder pregnant woman in Kwara, remove foetus

    The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the case of a group of men suspected to be ritualists who murdered a pregnant woman, Akata Roheemat, at Gboroko village, near Alapa in Asa Local Government Area of the state.

    The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ajayi Okasanmi, told New Telegraph on Thursday that the suspected ritual killers removed the victim’s eight-month foetus.

    He said they also killed a 12-year-old girl who was with her at the time of the incident.

    According to the report, […]

  • I neither built nor own Whitfield Hotel, says Gov. Ahmed

    I neither built nor own Whitfield Hotel, says Gov. Ahmed

    The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has denied any link with the management, ownership or construction of Whitefield Hotel, Ilorin.

    In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, Governor Ahmed described as false, mischievous and evil the publication by saharareports.com that he reportedly built the said hotel locate in the Kwara State capital.

    Governor Ahmed, therefore, stressed that he remains committed to fulfilling his covenant with the people of Kwara State and refuses to be distracted by […]

  • DSTV worker stoned to death over ensued disagreement in Ilorin

    DSTV worker stoned to death over ensued disagreement in Ilorin

    Ahmed Saheed, a 29-year-old DSTV installer, has died of internal injury he sustained following an alleged hauling of stones on him by some guests from the premises of Peace Hotel in Adewole area of Ilorin, Kwara state capital.

    Ahmed reportedly slumped while making report at the Adewole police station, Ilorin from where he was rushed to a private hospital, but was confirmed dead on arrival.

    His body had been deposited at the Ilorin General Hospital as the deceased’s family await autopsy report […]

  • Femi Adebayo appointed as Special Assistant to Kwara Governor on Art, Culture, Tourism

    Femi Adebayo appointed as Special Assistant to Kwara Governor on Art, Culture, Tourism

    Femi Adebayo, Nollywood Actor born on 31 December, 1972. Son of veteran Nollywood actor, Adebayo Salami known as Oga Bello,  is a phenomenal Yoruba actor who is famous for his character interpretation skill. Femi Adebayo is a native of Ilorin Kwara state but he was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria.

    Femi, who announced few minutes back on his IG page, appointed as Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Arts, Culture and Tourism. See Excerpts detailed below:

    Today […]