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Wife seeks dissolution of 16-yr-old marriage over alleged desertion

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‎An estranged wife, Mrs Funke Daramola, on Wednesday asked an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve her 16-year-old marriage to her husband, Samson Daramola. Newsmen report that the...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo, Ambode, Fayose charge women on nation building

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—THE Wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo and five governors, yesterday, harped on the importance of women in nation building,...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

DARAMOLA: Why Mandela wanted me to marry his secretary

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WITH a boisterous image that makes his presence conspicuous anywhere, he has traversed the private and public sector remarkably. He depicts the kind of confidence that could be mistaken for...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

When Southern governors gathered in Lagos

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The first time the Southern governors met was in 2001 in Lagos under the auspices of the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The last of the meetings was in 2005 in Enugu...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

IGP, Okiro, Misau face Senate C’ttee today

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— FOLLOWING allegations against him on corruption, nepotism, misuse of office, misappropriation of funds, illegal promotion, posting of senior officers by the Chairman,...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

PDP 76th NEC ratified waivers to Ladoja, Makinde, others

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…Approves December 9 for national convention By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The 76th National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ratified unconditional...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Ambode, Udom, Obaseki, Dickson, Fayose, Osinbajo’s wife extol virtues of women in nation building

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his counterparts from Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel; Edo, Godwin Obaseki; Bayelsa; Seriaki Dickson and Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday commended the...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Our operational gun has no bullet — Robbery suspect

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By Ifeanyi Okolie Two members of a robbery gang terrorising residents of Satellite Town, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, yesterday, disclosed that the gun they used for...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

4m pupils benefit from FG’s daily free meal

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—FOUR million pupils from 25,771 schools across 17 states have benefited from the Federal Government Home Grown Feeding programme, Laolu Akande, Senior Special...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Lamido declares presidential ambition

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Erstwhile governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has formally declared his interest for 2019 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Why Kerosene price droped by 21% in Q3’ 17

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THE price of kerosene dropped by 21 per cent in the third quarter (July-August) of 2017, as a result of increased importation of the product into the nation. Investigations by Vanguard showed that...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC’s endless probe

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MY guess is like yours when I read a recent report that the Senate is to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the NNPC.I can’t tell the outcome of the Senate probe this time...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Maina: Outrage as Danbazzau, Head of Service trade blames

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By Soni Daniel, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Dirisu Yakubu President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, angrily ordered the immediate dismissal from the civil service of the...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Southern govs unite on true federalism, devolution of powers

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For the first time in 12 years, Governors of the Southern States of Nigeria on Monday met in Lagos, where they unanimously reiterated the call for true federalism and devolution of powers to...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Buhari’s sacking of Maina an afterthought – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for the immediate disengagement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →