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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT: S-West govs agree on common position

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By Ola Ajayi & Adeola Badru IBADAN—SOUTH WEST governors except Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State yesterday agreed to present a common position on the proposed constitutional...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Gowon, Sam Amuka, Okiro, others for CrimeWorld newspaper award, launch

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LAGOS — Former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon (retd); Publisher of Vanguard newspapers, Uncle Sam Amuka and Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Sir Mike Okiro have been...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Pastor seeks dissolution of marriage over wife’s laziness

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A pastor, Adedayo Adeyemo, on Wednesday asked an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve the nine-year-old marriage between him and his wife, Kemi. Newsmen report that the petitioner sought the...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

3,743 Nigerians died in road accidents in 9 months – NBS

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No fewer than 3, 743 people died in road accidents in the last nine months, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This NBS Road Transport Data for first, second and third quarters...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

1,070 Nigerians died in road accident in Q3 – NBS

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No fewer than 1,070 Nigerians died in road accidents in the third quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said. The NBS Road Transport Data for Third Quarter, 2017 posted on its website...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Chairmanship Race: The strategies and permutations

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The emergence of Prince Secondus as the leading candidate for the position of national chairman is in the opinion of some, a contradiction to the quest for an end to the reign of impunity. Those...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

S-West PDP: Confusion as two A’ Courts give conflicting orders

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By Dirisu Yakubu A Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Monday adjourned two motions seeking to relist two appeals in the ongoing legal tussle of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

I’m accomplished, says Fayose as he presents N98.6bn budget

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Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has presented a budget of N98.6 billion for approval to the State House of Assembly for the year 2018, saying he is accomplished by what his...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

PDP convention: governors not supporting one candidate – Okowa

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The Chairman of the PDP National Elective Convention Committee and Governor of Delta state, Mr Ifeanyi Okowa, has dismissed rumours that the Party’s governors have attempted to force a...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Ekiti college staff docked over theft of N1.17m, scratch cards

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Six staff of the College of Health Technology in Ijero-Ekiti were on Tuesday arraigned in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over the theft of N1.17 million as well as N500,000 scratch...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Senate gives Total Nigeria one week to supply details of $16bn project

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate yesterday gave Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, TUNL one week to appear before it and supply detailed information with reference to Nigerian Content of its...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

PDP chairmanship: Makarfi denies concession for Atiku

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—ChAIRMAN, National Caretaker Committee, NCC, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, yesterday in Abuja, dismissed speculations that the party...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

S’West PDP Crisis: Kashamu’s faction loses at Appeal Court

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti—THE Court of Appeal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, yesterday, granted an interim order staying the execution of all orders granted by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Fayose’s Xmas Clothes: Muslim youths kick, say gesture one-sided

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By Dapo Akinrefon & Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—THE National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has described Governor Ayo Fayose’s Christmas clothes gifts for 10,000...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped; abductors demand N80m ransom

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—EIGHTY million Naira ransom is being demanded by the kidnappers of the former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Privatisation between 2007 and 2011, Ayo...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →