Tag: Ilorin

Herdsman, two others jailed in Ilorin over love scam

A 33-year-old herdsman based in Tanzania, Tunde Olagunju, and two others have been sentenced to various jail terms over love scam and cybercrime offences in Ilorin, Kwara state. The two other convicts are Hassan Gafar Olarewaju, 29, and an Ilorin based bricklayer, Ojo Basit Adewale. The Ilorin Zonal Command of[Read More…]

Health Workers in Ilorin begin 3 days warning strike

Members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) chapter, on Wednesday embarked on a three-day warning strike to press home their agelong demands. Mr Olutunde Oluwawumi, the branch Chairman of JOHESU-UITH who declared the warning strike during an emergency congress of the union in[Read More…]

Hijab Controversy: Religious Violence in Ilorin as Kwara Government insists schools reopen

Violence broke out on Wednesday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital after the state government reopened 10 schools that were shut last month over the controversial use of hijab by Muslim female students. The violence started after Christian officials of Baptist School, Surulere refused to allow the girls in Hijab from[Read More…]

Cameras, editing equipment and other gadgets destroyed in fire accident at NTA Ilorin

Three departments of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Ilorin in Kwara State have been completely razed by fire. According to the General Manager of the station, Waheed Popoola, while speaking with reporters, the fire outbreak occurred as a result of the electrical surge which started in the middle of the[Read More…]

Aviation College Cuts Salaries, Sends Staff On Unpaid Leave

The management of International Aviation College Ilorin, Kwara State, has announced the implementation of between 10-42 per cent pay cut for all members of staff across the entire organization for the month of April 2020. The pay cut, however, exempts staff on or below N80,000.00 per month. The decision by[Read More…]

Kwara: Security Operatives Begin Enforcement Of Total Lockdown

The total lockdown order by the Kwara Government has commenced with strict enforcement by security operatives to curtail the spread of Coronavirus infection among residents. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent, who monitored the commencement of the order around 6.45 p.m in Illorin, reports that men and officers of[Read More…]

“APC Held The Key To A Credible Future For Nigeria” Bolaji Abdullahi Declares For APC

A former Minister of Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, on Wednesday publicly declared his membership of the All Progressive Congress. In an interview with journalists in Ilorin to announce his membership of APC, he claimed that only APC held the key to a credible political future for Nigeria. Abdullahi advised Nigerians[Read More…]

Ilorin Airport: Trainee Aircraft At The Aviation College Veered Off Runway, No Casualty Recorded

A trainee aircraft No 5N-BRM belonging to The International Aviation College veered off the runway while landing on a solo flight at the Ilorin Airport today March 28 at 10.20 UTC with one pilot on board. Yakubu Dati, Coordinating GM of the various Aviation Parastatals in a statement Thursday noted[Read More…]

Plane Crash In Ilorin

A single engine Diamond aircraft with registration number 5N-BRD Crashed during a routine exercise at the  International Aviation College, Ilorin. Three crew members on board the training aircraft  narrowly escape death on Monday when the plane crashed within the vicinity of Ilorin International Airport. Capt. Nuhu Abdulkareem, the college’s Acting[Read More…]