Governor Ahmed to Present 2019 Budget Estimate to Kwara Assembly on Tuesday

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed is to present 2019 Budget Estimates, to the State House of Assembly on Tuesday next week. The presentation of the budget estimate to the House at eleven o’clock in the morning for legislative approval was contained in his message to the Speaker, Dr.Ali Ahmad and read by the […]

Minister reiterates commitments to railway service delivery

Aminat Isah The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has assured Nigerians, especially those in the South East geo-political zone of benefiting from the Standard Gauge Rail line being constructed by the Federal Government across the country, through linking of all zones. Ameachi gave the assurance in Abuja on Wednesday, when he appeared before […]

Senate gives c’ttee 48 hours ultimatum to probe invasion of A/Ibom Assembly

By Olugbenga Salami Irked by the continued invasion of Always Ibom State House of Assembly by the policemen and suspected thugs, the Senate, yesterday, mandated its Committee on Police Affairs, to as a matter of urgency, investigate the alleged invasions and report back within 48 hours. The upper legislative chamber stressed that the investigation became […]

Air Peace takes delivery of 6th Embraer jet

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace has received the last of the six 50-seater Embraer 145 jets it recently acquired to boost its vision of providing seamless flight services on the domestic, regional and international routes. The airline made the announcement in a statement issued by its Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah on Wednesday, in Lagos. […]

Emir of Ilorin mourns Sheikh Korowy

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Traditional Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has expressed shock over the death of Sheikh Qudus Abdullahi Al-Korowy. The monarch in his condolence message issued by the National Secretary of Shehu Alimi foundation for peace and development, Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona, described the cleric’s death as a colossal loss to […]

Kwara govt releases figure for November allocation

The Kwara State Government is to receive a sum of N3,900,900,239.56 as allocation from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) for the month of November, 2018. The State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, made this known in a statement released in Ilorin on Wednesday, ROYAL NEWS reports. Banu disclosed that the State Government’s allocation […]

See names of 9 newly approved Federal Universities

By Olugbenga Salami The National Assembly has passed for third reading nine different bills sponsored by different senators for establishment of new federal universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country on Wednesday. The passage of the nine bills one of which was the one which seeks for establishment of Federal University of Education […]

BREAKING … Sheikh Qudus Al-Korowy is dead

A renown Islamic scholar and close ally of the Emir of Ilorin, Sheikh Qudus Abdullahi Al-korowy is dead. ROYAL NEWS reports that the cleric died on Wednesday and will be buried this afternoon according to Islamic rite. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State in his reaction to the unfortunate incidence said:  “Our hearts bleed as […]

Oluwo bags Igbinedion varsity honourary doctorate in grand style (PHOTOS)

The Oluwo of Iwo Empire , Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi Telu I and former Ghanaian President, John Mahama were among dignitaries honoured by the Igbibedion University, Okada for their outstanding performances and contributions to humanity. ROYAL NEWS gathered that the highly celebrated traditional ruler was conferred with honourary doctorate degree of Law of the University on […]

Late Shehu Usman was resourceful, accomplished —-Gov. Ahmed

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has commiserated with the state House of Assembly and people of Lafiagi, headquarters of Edu Local Government Area of the state, over the demise of the pioneer Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Alhaji Shehu Usman. The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, described […]