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Kwara tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike

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Ilorin—Workers in the three Colleges of Education in Kwara have embarked on an indefinite strike, accusing the state government of failing to meet their five-point demands. The workers, on...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Gains and pains of the Nigerian Opposition

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Pius went to school in an era that predated the present day automatic promotion in public schools. His friends called him Olodo – a Yoruba word for an idiot. Yet, Pius had a clever way of...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Lack of research affects rating of Nigerian universities- Expert

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An Intellectual Property Right Expert, Mr Tolulope Adekola on Wednesday identified lack of proper research work as reason responsible for the low rating of Nigerian Universities in the...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo says Fayemi is God’s man for the job

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The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has described the All Progressive Congress governorship candidate, Kayode Fayemi as a man sent by God to deliver Ekiti from poverty, saying the...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (5)

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General Babangida again threw open the Presidential race and many showed interest. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR (1937-1998) who lost his first wife, Alhaja Simbiat Atinuke Abiola...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Olomu stool : We will not disappoint – Kingmakers

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Omu-Aran (Kwara) – The Omu-Aran Traditional Council of Chiefs in Kwara State on Monday pledged to ensure diligence and transparency in the selection of a new monarch to fill the vacant stool...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Obtain your PVCs now, Gov Ahmed urges residents

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By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin—Ahead of the 2019 general election, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has pleaded with the citizens and residents of the state to troop out en-masse to...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki, Offa armed robbers and the law

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By Olukayode Majekodunmi UNDER normal circumstances, one would dismiss the recent police invitation of Bukola Saraki, the Senate President as one of the unfolding political drama where the police...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

‘It took time to discover I didn’t need my MBA, banking experience to survive’

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By Demola Akinyemi Prince Olubunmi Isioye was the head of the business unit of the Zaria Branch of defunct Oceanic Bank before he was sacked. •Prince Olubunmi Isioye “I was so...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

When my girlfriend dumped me, it became an idea for a song – SMD

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It is natural to nurse a dream career in any given field but failure to pursue it with passion, patience and resilience, spells doom. Such is not the case with Nigerian afro-pop music singer,...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery: Make your response to police public, Kwara indigenes tell Saraki

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A Kwara-based grassroots group, Kwarans Act Now (KAN), has challenged Senate President Bukola Saraki to make his response to the Police over his alleged involvement in the Offa robbery...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Offa robbery: Kwara elders wants justice, thorough investigation

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Some elders in Kwara have called on the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to allow the police do their investigations into the April 5, robbery in Offa in which 33 persons were killed.Police...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

APC Convention and the last options before the nPDP

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The June 23 national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC could well be the last option before members of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party nPDP bloc within the ruling...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki and Offa Bank Robbery: Before the Innocent is convicted

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Permit me to say loud and clear that the recent revelations by the Nigerian Police under the leadership of IGP Ibrahim Idris, linking the Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-el-Fitr: Saraki, Dogara, govs, CAN, APC felicitate with Muslims

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By our reporters AS Nigerian Muslims join their counterparts in other parts of the globe to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri after a successful Ramadan, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki,...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →