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APPOINTMENTS: Buhari favoured South more than North – Records

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•South gets 52.4%, North 47.6% •Ikokwu, Ozekhome, ABC Nwosu, others speak By Clifford Ndujihe, Henry Umoru, Dirisu Yakubu & Olayinka Ajayi IF the contents of classified records were...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

NDLEA carpets Akeredolu over call for legalisation of cannabis

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By Michael Eboh ABUJA—THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday, denounced plans by the Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, to begin the cultivation of Cannabis Sativa...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

High tuition: PDP guber aspirant appeals to Gov. Akeredolu

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Mr Banji Okunomo, a Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, has urged Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to intervene in the high school fees being charged in the state’s higher...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo Varsity shut down indefinitely as students refuse to pay N200,000 fee

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The Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, has been shut down indefinitely following students’ protest over hike in tuition. Naira Adamawa APC makes u-turn,...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Police nab 2 Ondo mortuary attendants over missing newborn’s corpse

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—TWO mortuary attendants have been arrested by Police detectives over the missing corpse of a newborn baby and the placenta at the mortuary of Ondo State-owned...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Dangote rated 11th of 50 World Greatest Leaders

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By Henry Umoru Foremost philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, has been rated 11th of the 50 World Greatest Leaders for 2019. Dangote How Akure, Ondo were included in railway...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Storm over Obasanjo’s stance on ‘Fulanisation’ agenda

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By Emma Amaize, Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Dennis Agbo & Olayinka Ajayi LAGOS—SOME northern leaders, yesterday, gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo hard...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki uses local contractors, says Ibadin

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The complaint by some All Progressives Congress, APC, members in Edo State that Governor Godwin Obaseki has continued to use outside contractors to execute contracts in the state has been...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ahaghauye ruling house joins race for Olowo stool

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—The Ahaghauye ruling house said it would resist been shut out of the race to produce a new Olowo of Owo in Ondo State. Three ruling houses, Olateru- Olagbegi, Ajike and...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

‘five wonders’ in Ore

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By Dayo Johnson, Akure The investment drive of Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, in the last two years in the saddle, has started paying off. Akeredolu The state has, in fact, joined the club...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

REPS Speakership: Gbajabiamila reaches out to Dogara, PDP members-elect as Bago storms S/West

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu The two main contenders for the speakership of the House of Representatives of the 9th National Assembly, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila and Mohammed Bago, last week, made...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

NBS Report: Enugu’s high scorecard as validation for Ugwuanyi’s policies

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By Laurence Ani In less than five months, three vital statistics that boldly affirm Enugu State’s steady rise as an economic powerhouse has emerged. A recent report issued by the National...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Polls: Why Buhari lost in Ondo – Kekemeke, ex-APC Chairman

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By Dayo Johnson, Akure Hon Isaac Kekemeke is a former Minority Leader of Ondo State House of Assembly, the pioneer Chairman of National Examination Council, NECO, Secretary to the State Government...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Police warn criminals as operation Puff Adder kicks off in Plateau

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong PLATEAU State Police Command has warned criminal elements in the state to end their activities or relocate as Operation Puff Adder kicks off in the state. Police The...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria

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Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air. Kidnap “One of them ran towards...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →