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OSUN RE-RUN: Oyetola leads with 482 votes

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By Dayo Johnson, Clifford Ndujihe, Gbenga Olarinoye, Joseph Erunke & Akinroye Abdulazeez OSOGBO—AFTER testy duels in seven polling units, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Strike’ll affect payment of salaries, FG warns

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By Our Reporters •Stranded Commuters as NURTW joins strike at Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos. Photo: Bunmi Azeez LAGOS—Commercial activities in some states of the federation were grounded,...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Recall of Paris Club refund: Govs resolve to use fund to offset salaries

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FOLLOWING the order from the Federal Government to recall the second tranche of London and Paris Club refunds disbursed to five states, amounting to about $2.7 billion,...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Why Lagos needs more strong voices at NASS — Toke Benson

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*Canvasses Special Status for Lagos Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyika, is the Assistant Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State. She is also an aspirant for the House of...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Why FG okayed $64m contract for Escravos power supply

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ABUJA—THE Federal Government, yesterday, said $64 million had been approved for power supply to Escravos communities in Delta State. Escravos The government also assured Nigerians that the...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Reviving Delta state’s ailing ports

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By Paul Orie DELTA State is endowed with the highest concentration of seaports in the country. They are old and new Warri ports, Forcardos, Burutu ports and the Sapele port, ceded to the Nigeria...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos gov: I’m ready for APC primary — AMBODE

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Ebun Sessou & Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS — AFTER series of consultations and political manoeuvrings, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, declared his...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Kogi East 2019: Protest in PDP secretariat over imposition

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automatic ticket for aspirant There was pandemonium in the early hours of Wednesday (Today) as aggrieved stakeholders and party faithful stormed the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic...

Wed Sep 26th, 2018     Read More →

Red Cross, others donate relief items to Kogi flood victims

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The Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS) on Wednesday, distributed food items and other relief materials to 100 households affected by the flood in some communities in Kogi. Newsmen who witnessed the...

Wed Sep 26th, 2018     Read More →

14 ministers present as Osinbajo chairs FEC

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Only 14 out of supposed 37 ministers are present at the Council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja as the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presides over the weekly Federal...

Wed Sep 26th, 2018     Read More →

Rumble in Kogi over N4.3bn alleged looted fund

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By Boluwaji Obahopo KOGI State Governmentpenultimate week, stunned the state when it announced that N4.3 billion pension fund was stolen by the two previous administrations before it. Bello The...

Wed Sep 26th, 2018     Read More →

Stop plot to sabotage PDP, Kogi state; PDP youth frontier tells Secondus

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A youth group of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peoples Democratic Party Youth Frontier, has called on Prince Uche Secondus and the leadership of the party to halt what they described as plot to...

Tue Sep 25th, 2018     Read More →

Osun : Election as Theatre

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By Reuben Abati What is going on in Osun state right now is nothing short of political theatre. It is keeping us all entertained, but it has also turned so many observers into emergency lawyers....

Tue Sep 25th, 2018     Read More →

What the Constitution, Electoral Act say

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By Clifford Ndujihe AS lawyers and stakeholders disagree over whether or not the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was right in declaring the Osun State Governorship election...

Tue Sep 25th, 2018     Read More →

Youths to party leaders: PDP’ll die in Kogi if you impose Aidoko on us

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—Any attempt to impose Senator Attai Aidoko as the next Senatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Kogi East will signal the end of the party in the...

Tue Sep 25th, 2018     Read More →