Military Recruitment: KWHA summons SSG, KWIRS boss over alleged extortion

The leadership of the  Kwara  state House of Assembly  on Tuesday summoned the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka  Gold and the  Chairman of the State Internal Revenue Service,  Dr.  Murtala  Awodun, over alleged shortchanging of Kwarans in  the  recent military and paramilitary recruitment exercises. The house issued the summon  after accepting an explanation […]


I refer to a Press Release currently trending on the social media and authored by an amorphous group that goes by the name Citizens Action To Take Back Nigeria (CATBAN). The Press Release, entitled “Impunity and Endemic Fraud at University of Ilorin”, accused the University of unjustly sending away some newly admitted students without any […]

KWIRS harps on importance of voluntary tax remittance

The Executive Chairman Kwara State Internal Revenue Service. (KWIRS),Dr. Muritala Awodun, on Tuesday stressed on the importance of voluntary payment of taxes from tax payers in the state in the year 2017. He added that the agency had commenced the distribution of bills to those who were expected to pay their taxes based on information […]

JUST IN …..,,, Meet Kwara Contingents for 2017 Nat’l Quranic Competition

Barely four days to the formal opening ceremony of the 2017 National Quranic Memorization competition coming in Ilorin the Kwara State capital, ROYAL NEWS gathered that below are names of Kwara Contingents and their Categories respectively; MALE CONTINGENTS NAME Nurudeen Mohammed                             […]

JUST IN……..”Criminality has no religion colouration” -Gov. Ahmed

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has called on Nigerians to desist from attaching religious and ethnic colourations to criminalities in Nigeria, pointing out that such sentiment portends a great danger to the unity of the country. Governor Ahmed made the call while receiving the National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend […]

Police seal Ondo House of Assembly over crisis

•APC to EFCC: Probe Assembly The police yesterday sealed the Ondo State House of Assembly to prevent a fracas between Malachi Coker and Jumoke Akindele factions, laying claim to the speakership. The Coker faction removed Ms. Akindele and other principal officers last Friday for alleged N15million fraud. She insisted she remains speaker because her removal […]

Bankole, Obanikoro, others meets on S/West economy

The Former Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr. Dimeji Bankole, former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, were among other ‎political bigwigs from various political parties in SouthWest, on Monday met in Ibadan, Oyo State capital to discuss agenda for the economic and industrialised emancipation of the region. The politicians who held a meeting under a […]

Taraba sacks eight directors over alleged misconduct

The Taraba Government on Monday said it had sacked eight directors over allegation bordering on misconduct, even as workers give strike notice. Addressing newsmen on Monday in Jalingo, Alhaji Bello Yero and Mr Yakubu Agbaizo, Permanent Secretary, Bureau for Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, and Executive Secretary, State Primary Education Board, respectively, said the development […]

UNILORIN commissions new hostel for Medical students

The University of Ilorin has commissioned a new 128-bed male hostel it built for students of its College of Health Sciences. The facility is part of the efforts of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyuAmbali, towards providing decent accommodation for students on campus. Each of the 64-room facility in a storey building has a kitchenette, toilet and […]