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Ekiti delegation visit Ondo on a thank you visit over Fayemi victory

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LEADERS of the All Progressive Congress in Ekiti state yesterday stormed the party’s secretariat in Ondo state to show appreciation for the state’s support and encouragement during...

Sat Jul 21st, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s overcentralized federal system and poor development performance

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By Ladipo Adamolekun Introduction My contribution to this Colloquium is summed in the following proposition: Nigeria’s overcentralised federal system is a major explanatory factor for its...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

ONDO: How ocean surge threatens our existence — Ayetoro community

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By Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West AYETORO literally means world is peaceful. But to the people of Ayetoro, a coastal community in the oil-rich Ilaje Local Council of Ondo State, the...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Car thief nabbed a day after court released him: I needed money to pay my lawyer

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—IT was double tragedy for a notorious car thief in Ondo State, Yemi Adeoye, arrested by Police detectives as he confessed that he ventured into the illicit trade to...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Wike, Dankwambo, Aregbesola win BusinessDay Governors Awards

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike on Thursday emerged BusinessDay Newspaper’s Best Governor of the Year 2017 while the duo of Ibrahim Dankwambo and Rauf Aregbesola...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

N500m scam: Court admits 2 Ondo PDP chieftains to bail of N50m each

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday admitted Clement Faboyede and Modupe Adetokunbo, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to bail in the sum of N50 million each. Judicial...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari a leader the world adulates – Femi Adesina

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I’ve seen him address the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Seen him speak at AU (African Union) summits. Seen him address the European Parliament at Salzburg, France....

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Victim runs into robber in Ondo hospital

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—NEMESIS caught up with a wanted robbery suspect, Bukola Adeoye, when one of his victims, who came for treatment in a hospital for injuries inflicted on him by Adeoye,...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Reps probe CBN over black marketing of mint naira notes

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA— The House of Representatives, yesterday, at plenary, mandated its Committee on Banking and Currency to investigate the alleged black-marketing of mint naira...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Senate probes alleged oil lease renewal fraud

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Senate Chamber By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate has begun a probe into alleged irregularities in the ongoing oil and gas leases renewal. According to the Senate, the development was at the...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Akeredolu appeals to public for funds on assisting women with breast cancer

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•Ondo First Lady, Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA– THE wife of the Ondo State Governor, Betty Anyawu-Akeredolu, who doubles as founder, Breast Cancer Association of...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

‘2019: Why we want female lawmaker’

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By Etop Ekanem A group, Women Arise for Good Governance, WAGG, has thrown its weight behind the House of Representative’s ambition of a female lawmaker, Hon. Kemisola Adesanya, in the 2019...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Film adaptation of ‘Imagine This’ by Nigerian-British novelist underway

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Abuja – `Imagine This’, award winning book by Nigerian-British writer Sade Adeniran is currently being developed into a feature film. Adeniran, who is scripting and producing the film,...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari requests confirmation of FJSC, AMCON, NDIC nominees

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Abuja – The Senate on Wednesday, acknowledged receipt of request to confirm two non-legal practitioners, Sen. Abba Ali from Katsina, representing North West and Mohammed Sagir from Niger,...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari meets with Nigerian embassy staff, concludes visit to Netherlands

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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday concluded a successful Official Visit to the Netherlands, meeting with Nigerian Embassy staff, before departing for home. At a meeting with the embassy staff...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →