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NANS splits as splinter group reawakens NUNS

The umbrella body of students in the country, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has split, with the splinter group returning to the defunct National Union of Nigerian Students (NUNS).
Lukman Mustapha

2019: Fight for your political, economic emancipation – aspirant tasks youths

A governorship aspirant in Kwara State, Lukman Mustapha, has charged youths in the state to fight for their political and economic emancipation so that they could challenge their fates being poorly determined for them by an uncaring government.

Kwara Assembly probes member over alleged fraud

The Kwara State House of Assembly has launched a probe into fraud allegations levied against a member representing Ojomu/Balogun Constituency of Offa Local Government Area, Hon. Saheed Popoola.

Ambassador Gambari seeks more funds for INEC to conduct free, fair elections

A former United Nations under-secretary, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, at the weekend, urged the Federal Government to empower the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a free and fair elections in 2019.

2019: Ambassador Gambari urges Nigerians to shun election manipulation, thuggery

A former United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, on Saturday urged Nigerians to see the 2019 general elections as an opportunity to end impunity, thuggery and manipulation of polls.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

Herdsman remanded for alleged culpable homicide

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of a herdsman, Ashiru Mati, for allegedly hacking one Karimu Alabi to death.

Kwara State University unveils doctorate degree in advanced military studies

Kwara state university (KWASU), Malete, has unveiled doctoral degree programme in advanced military studies (IAMS) to prepare students for intellectual solution to war, crime and conflicts in African nations.

Adequate funding critical to educational growth – Governor Ahmed

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has identified adequate funding as a critical ingredient to stimulate educational growth in the country.

Residents groan as water scarcity hits Ilorin

Residents of Ilorin and its environs are frustrated following perennial water scarcity which has resurfaced in the city.

Kidnappers killed six victims – Freed KWASU student

A student of the Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin, Dorcas Olanrewaju, who was kidnapped by suspected ritual killers on Thursday, has been freed. She said on Friday that out of 13 of them in the kidnappers’ den, six were killed.

13 Kwara State University students kidnapped by suspected ritualists in Kwara

About 13 students of the Kwara State University, (KWASU), Malete, were reportedly kidnapped by suspected ritualists on Thursday evening.

Restructuring: President Buhari must engage in debate, take leadership of APC – Don

To lay the restructuring agitation in Nigeria to rest, President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to engage in the debate and to assert himself as the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the country.

Kwara State University lecturer commits suicide

Dr. Solomon Osunlola, a lecturer in the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, has committed suicide.

Education sector should get 26% of national budget – Afe Babalola

The Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Ekiti State, Chief Afe Babalola, has called for a national emergency fund to address the challenges of inadequate funding of education in Nigeria.

Youth farmers oversubscribe to Kwara govt’s estate farms

The 2550 hectares of land secured for farming activities by the Kwara State government under its Off-takers Demand Driven Agriculture (ODDA) scheme have been oversubscribed by youth farmers in the State.

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