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Why I’ll vote Buhari again and again – Adesina

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The greatest talking point in our country this week has been the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that he would seek a second term in office next year. And naturally so. Desire by any...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

King Sunny Ade: Nigeria’s most decorated musician

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In spite of the domination of the Nigerian music space by hip hop music and the younger generation of singers, King Sunny Ade continues to be relevant and his music influence has found disciples...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Cost of having a baby in Ondo

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When Bill Gates some weeks back, told Nigerian political elites that the country is one of the most dangerous places on earth to give birth, not many would have thought of the drama that played...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Senate in rowdy session over status of Anambra as oil producing state

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—It was a rowdy session yesterday on the floor of the Senate over the status of Anambra State as an oil producing area as three senators from three different states were...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

When pregnant women, students protest Akeredolu’s anti-people policies

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By Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West WITHIN the space of four days, two separate protests rocked Ondo State and shook it to its foundation. Pregnant women and students took to the streets...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Tuition Fees Agitation: Akeredolu justifies hike in AAUA’s tuition fee

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Lagos – Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has justified the recent hike in school fees at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA). Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Ondo: Crisis brewing over Oba-elect in Arogbo-ljaw

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By Dayo Johnson CRISIS seems to be brewing in the riverine Arogbo- Ijaw, in Ese-Odo area of Ondo State over the plan to install a new monarch for the community, 11 years after the demise of its...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Uproar in Senate Chamber over Buhari’s claim on Muammar Gaddafi

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*** As Senate Confirms Nwuauwa, Aiyeditiwa and Nwogu as members, NDDC governing board By Henry Umoru ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari blaming the late Libyan Dictator, Muammar Gaddafi as being...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

I’m heart-broken by incidences of corruption in judiciary—Solanke

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A senior lawyer, Mrs Folake Solanke, says she is saddened by incidences of corruption within the Nigerian judiciary. Solanke, the first female a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), said solution...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Ondo State Govt. to build cancer centre at FMC Owo

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday said the state government intends to build a cancer centre at Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owo. He made this known when members of the...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

SERAP urges UI, Adekunle Ajasin University to reverse hiked fees

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has asked the authorities of two Nigerian universities to reverse the recently increased school fees or face legal action. SERAP, in a...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

NANS urges Akeredolu to reverse increase in tuition fees

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National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has passionately appealed to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo to reverse recent increase in the tuition fees in state-owned institutions in the...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Reverse illegal increases in fees or face legal action, SERAP warns UI, AAUA

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the authorities of the University of Ibadan and Adekunle Ajasin University to “immediately reverse the patently illegal...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Barricade of protruding stomachs

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To them, it was like running from frying pan into fire and thereby pushed to the wall leaving them with the only option of fighting back hence the protest. The state government’s decision to...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

500% FEE HIKE: Police arrest 46 students, others for attacking judicial officers

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—AS the protest against tuition fees by students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State entered the third day, yesterday, the Police Command has...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →