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TOP NDDC positions: Ondo kicks against marginalisation

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THE Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, was established 18 years ago with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger-Delta region of Nigeria. Its mission is to facilitate the rapid,...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

GANI ADAMS: From activism to generalissimo of Yorubaland

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By tomorrow, Saturday, January 13, 2018, Otunba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams will be installed as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. This is coming 20 years after the demise of the former holder...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist group, — Southern, M-Belt leaders

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•Make case for arrest, trial of herdsmen leaders •Insist on restructuring Nigeria; 73 killed in Benue buried •We’ll raise one-million-man army to defend Benue –...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Again, NNPC shuts down Escravos gas pipeline

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By Michael Eboh The epileptic power situation witnessed across the country since the beginning of the year is expected to worsen further, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

Handshake Across the Niger: Nigeria is very sick – Falae

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By Emeka Mammah The meeting of South East, South- South, South West and Middle Belt leaders has started in Enugu, Enugu State capital. The meeting, which began with prayers for the unity of the...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

Allow me witness my mum’s burial, robbery suspect begs

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—One of the robbery suspects, Illiyasu Suleiman, arrested by the Ondo State Police Command in Akure, yesterday, pleaded with the Police to allow him witness the burial...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

Removing threats to food security

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THE general attitude of perceived insensitivity of the Federal Government to the spate of attacks on farming communities by armed pastoralist invaders could exacerbate the threats to food security...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

Ooni, Ekweremadu, Fayose, Ugwuanyi, Mimiko, Ifeanyi Ubah, others at Handshake Across the Niger summit

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All is now set for the Handshake Across The Niger summit scheduled to hold on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Enugu. Handshake Across the Niger summit In a statement made available to newsmen on...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

LAWLESSNESS: Akeredolu reads riot act to llaje LGAs

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—DISTURBED by the spate of violence and lawlessness in the oil rich llaje area of Ondo State, the state government has warned trouble makers to desist from unlawful...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

EKITI GOV: Olujimi, Adeyeye accuse Fayose of plotting to subvert PDP constitution

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—SOME governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State have accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of violating the...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Ondo monarch accused of fraud, diversion of salaries

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*It’s a lie — Adelola By Dayo Johnson Akure—SIX traditional Chiefs (Olojas) in Odigbo council area of Ondo State have accused the traditional ruler of Araromi Obu, Oba Aderemi...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

PIB will address fuel crises in Nigeria – Lawmaker

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Rep. Joseph Akinlaja, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), said on Tuesday the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) would solve the current...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Arrest culprits, don’t destroy Bayelsa community, IYC tells military

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As soldiers allegedly burn 50 houses By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— THE Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, worldwide, yesterday, claimed the military searching for suspected criminals, who killed a...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Ondo PDP to recall Rep over defection to APC

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By Dayo Johnson Akure — THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State has hinted of plans to begin the recall process of the Federal lawmaker representing Ile -Oluji Oke -Igbo/Odigbo...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Fulani herdsmen: We won’t prohibit cattle rearing — Ondo govt

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—THE Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state but said plans are underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →