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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 →

Ekiti 2018: ERO appoints activist as media spokesperson

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Ekiti Rebirth Organisation, (ERO) has named a journalist and human civil rights activist, Mr. Gboyega Adeoye as the group’s spokesperson. ERO is the socio-cultural movement campaigning to...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Sen. Arise, 2 others allegedly kidnapped in Kogi, Police denies claim

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Lokoja – Sen. Ayo Arise, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was kidnapped on Sunday, along Okene-Lokoja road. Sen. Arise The senator was abducted along with his Personal...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

PDP S’West Crisis: Kashamu faction loses as court stops orders recognizing Ogundipe

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The war over which Exco should represent the Southwest at the Saturday, December 9 National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was today rested as the Appeal Court in Ado Ekiti...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Diversifying from oil to creative industry will boost our economy, saysLai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the nation has gradually begun diversifying its economy from oil to the creative industry to boost its internally...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

National Chairmanship tussle: Lagos PDP endorses Bode George

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The Lagos State Chapter of the PDP on Sunday night endorsed Chief Olabode George as their preferred candidate for the National Chairmanship position during the forthcoming Dec. 9 National...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

PDP CHAIR: It’s late for consensus S-West candidate — George

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…Our party weak in South West — Daniel …Secondus woos Lagos delegates By Dapo Akinrefon, Dayo Johnson & Daud Olatunji lagos—A chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Xmas clothing: We must give our children sense of belonging – Fayose

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Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has advocated for an inclusion of children’s welfare into the management of government at all levels. The governor said that every tier of government...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Ekiti 2018: Fayose to APC, ” You have more years to stay in trenches”

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Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Ayodele Fayose, yesterday told the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state that it should be prepared to wait for more years in the trenches as Ekiti people...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Why Atiku’s exit is dangerous for the APC – Charles Idahosa

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• ‘Only a fool will say Obaseki has not done well in Edo’ BY SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY Chief Charles Idahosa is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →