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Amnesty office inaugurates oil and gas vocational training centre in Ondo

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AKURE – THE Office of the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme on Friday commissioned oil and gas vocational training centre in the Niger Delta region in Agadagba-Obona in Ese-Odo...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

Jimoh Ibrahim’s mum dies in mystery fire

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsuru Olowoopejo Business tycoon and lawyer, Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, has lost his mother, Mrs Theresa Jimoh, in an early morning fire that gutted her residence in Victoria...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

Amnesty Programme a success story – Ooni of Ife

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Ooni of Ife, Oba Adewusi Adeyeye II, has declared the Presidential Amnesty Programme under the leadership of Prof. Charles Dokubo as a success story which he is proud to be associated with. He...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

Campaign: Buhari’s convoy suffers blockage by ‘fanatical’ supporters, admirers in Jos

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Thousands of `traditional and fanatical’ supporters as well as admirers of President Muhammadu Buhari in Plateau, on Saturday, persistently blocked his motorcade heading to the campaign...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

TRIBUTE: My encounter with late Shagari –Esogban of Benin

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Last Saturday, we published the first part of a tribute Chief David Edebiri, the Esogban of Benin, wrote to late President Shehu Shagari. Today, we conclude it. Enjoy it. 1979 Presidential...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

ROAD TO 2019 ELECTIONS

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2019 is Buhari, Atiku’s last chance —Dan Nwanyanwu Barrister Dan Nwanyanwu is the national chairman of the newly registered Zenith Labour Party, ZLP. In this interview with our...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

Leaders seek new direction for Nigeria at Vanguard Awards

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu and Monsur Glamour, glitz endued with grace flowed last night as some of Nigeria’s leading personalities in the...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: Buhari is truthful — Osinbajo

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By Dayo Johnson VICE President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday asked Nigerians to re- elect President Muhammadu Buhari in the February election because of his truthfulness. President Muhammadu...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

OBASHIP TUSSLE IN AYETORO: Uneasy calm as govt docks Ondo monarch

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—UNEASY calm still pervades Ayetoro, a coastal community in the oil-rich llaje Council Area of Ondo State over the three-year Ogeloyinbo Obaship tussle. •Oba...

Fri Jan 18th, 2019     Read More →

Day trailer of death crushed 15 to death in Ekiti

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•Mother loses daughter, grandchild in crash •Monarch dies 6-days after By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI—TEARS, anguish, wailing and gnashing of teeth, could best describe the mood in...

Fri Jan 18th, 2019     Read More →

We won’t re-open cattle routes – Ortom

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, said his government would not re-open cattle routes in the state since no known ones previously existed, saying even if...

Fri Jan 18th, 2019     Read More →

CHIEF LULU BRIGGS: Philanthropist with deep passion for development

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By Udo Ibuot, Awards Editor HIGH Chief Olu Benson Lulu Briggs, OON, grew up in Abonema, in Akoku Toru local government area, where he was born, and Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Years...

Fri Jan 18th, 2019     Read More →

JAKANDE: The titan that took Lagos to modernity

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By Adekunle Adekoya, Deputy Editor FONDLY called Baba Kekere, he was the governor of Lagos State elected in the “Class of 79” Governors of the Second Republic, under the platform of...

Fri Jan 18th, 2019     Read More →

Akeredolu reads riot act to Miyetti Allah on grazing activities, spate of criminality

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, the read Riot Act to leaders of the Miyetti Allah on grazing activities of its members and the spate of insecurity...

Fri Jan 18th, 2019     Read More →

PDP Rep announces defection to APC at plenary

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A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Michael Adeniyi, on Thursday at plenary resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). ROWDY SESSION: House of Representatives in a...

Thu Jan 17th, 2019     Read More →