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Oyo: The return of trouble

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The peace in the Pacesetter State is being ruptured by the discord for the soul of the APC between Governor Abiola Ajimobi and his political rivals led by the Minister of Communication, Adebayo...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Akwa Ibom APC:  Now friends again

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The narrative of violence that trailed the ward congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC, across the country was totally different in Akwa Ibom State. It was an irony given the fact that...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Bagudu commends Nigerians for commitment to agriculture

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… as Gov Lalong hails Buhari for making agriculture leading sector By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Atiku Bagudu, yesterday, commended the renewed passion and...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Abia State Student Wins Wole Soyinka National Essay Competition

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Master Hawkins-Ogelle Emmanuel of Jomeg School Umuahia who won the 8th edition of the annual Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Project, WSICE 2017, held at Abeokuta, Ogun State, has...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria Customs seizes rice, vegetable oil worth N7.6m

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THE Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has impounded 571 bags of foreign parboiled rice in 50 kilograms bags, each and 49 kegs of 25kg litres of vegetable oil with Duty...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

3 die in another cult clash in Ogun

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—No fewer than three people reportedly lost their lives, yesterday, in a pre-dawn renewed bloody clash between rival cult groups operating in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State....

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

How politicians muzzled traditional rulers — Awujale

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, yesterday, lamented that politicians in the country have muzzled traditional rulers and whittled...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Ogun Assembly Speaker shuns pro-restructuring group

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By Yinka Ajayi Abeokuta—MEMBERS of a Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group campaigning for the restructuring of Nigeria, Yoruba KO’YA Movement, yesterday, accused Speaker of the Ogun State...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari, APC taking Nigerians for fools, says Obasanjo as CNM melds with ADC

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…Alhaji Manni Ahmed, Perry Opara, Ralph Nwosu lead offensive …We’re not disappointed, opposition groups’ll work together —PDP …Buhari, APC taking Nigerians for...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

No sharp practices in Ogun school feeding programmes – Monitoring groups

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—THE Ogun State Government has been given a clean bill of health on the management of funds and other resources of the Federal Government’s homegrown school...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

States received a total investment commitment of $17.88bn

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Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission on Thursday said that in the first quarter of this year, states received a total investment commitment of $17.88bn. Yewande Sadiku The investments...

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Oil & gas sector attracts $13bn investment commitments in Q1 – NIPC

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—The nation’s oil and gas sector attracted about $12.9 billion in investment commitments in the first quarter of the year. Executive Secretary,...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerians anxious to see completion of Lagos-Ibadan highway – Lai Mohammed

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Shagamu – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says that Nigerians are anxious to see speedy completion of the Lagos-Ibadan highway projects in order to reap its full...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Man, 56, caught stealing pot of soup

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Lagos – A 56-year-old man, Tajudeen Lateef, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly breaking into a food vendor’s shop and stealing pot of soup, and...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

NTIC scholarship promotes literacy in Nigeria

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WHEN the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges, NTIC, was founded in 1999 with a class of 13 pupil in a rented apartment in Wuse II, Abuja, it was not clear to anyone the mission and vision of the...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →