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How we’re tackling non-remittance of pension fund – PenCom boss

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By Victor Young ONE of the major challenges facing the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, is the issue of poor remittance by private sector employers. In this interview with the Acting...

Wed Apr 10th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo bank robbery: 2 bank officials, 2 other suspects arrested

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—Ondo State police detectives have arrested four more suspects, who allegedly took part in the robbery of a first generation bank in ldoani, Ose council area of the...

Wed Apr 10th, 2019     Read More →

Killings: Be alive to your responsibility, ASUP tells FG

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – ACADEMIC Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has decried the incessant killings in the country especially the armed banditry in the northeast and called on the...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Awaiting Buhari’s list of ministers

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By Eric Teniola ONLY four elected Nigerian leaders have had the opportunity of presenting lists of ministers after re-election. They are Sir AbubakarTafawa Balewa (1912-1966), first and only Prime...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity worsens

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IGP beefs up security in Katsina MOPOL, other security operatives take over Anambra West 12 killed as cultists clash in two Rivers communities Police inspector, 6 others shot dead, 5 injured in...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Upside down, they turn us

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By Owei Lakemfa SENATOR Hassan Adisa Babatunde “HAB” Fasinro, one of the founding fathers of Lagos State, passed away March 31, at 99. A senator of the Second Republic, he was called...

Mon Apr 8th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo inaugurates mini power grid

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has inaugurated the 85kw Igbatoro Onigari solar mini-grid power project in Akure North area of the state. Akeredolu Equally...

Mon Apr 8th, 2019     Read More →

When death swept through Nigerian arts community

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By Osa Mbonu-Amadi, Arts Editor The past one year, especially the first three months of 2019, has been a dark period for the arts community in Nigeria. Between February 2018 and March 2019, the...

Mon Apr 8th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo govt. inaugurates mini-power grid

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The Ondo State government on Saturday launched the 45kw cabin-type mini-grid power project in Gbagira town of the Ilaje Local Government Area of the state. The mini-grid was part of the...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

Assembly election: Payback time for Landmark

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By Femi Adedeji Commensurate reward or consequence is always attached to every deed of man in life. This explains why William Shakespeare wrote that the evil that men do lives after them; while...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

MANGO TREE DEATH: ‘Son told me he was going for tutorials, l didn’t know he was going to die!’

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•Emotaional ‘father’ of boy tells story By Dayo Johnson, Akure THE death of the 20-year-old Senior Prefect and an SS3 student of ljo Mimo Oluwa High School, Akure, Ondo State...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

I will not support rubber stamp Speaker – ‘Small Alhaji’

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Alhaji Tajudeen Adeyemi Adefisoye is about the youngest and only Social Democratic Party, SDP, member-elect in the soon to be inaugurated 9th House of Representatives. In this interview, Small...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

Anglicans mourn: Slain Bursar was gentle and soft-spoken

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•How Bishop escaped death By Dayo Johnson, Akure DEATH came right into the house of God on Thursday in Akure, Ondo state capital as some gunmen invaded the Diocesan office complex of the...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari changing the structure of our economy for the better —Tinubu

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By Tunde Rahman Quite like previous editions, the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium marking the 67th birthday of that political giant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was organised to another resounding success...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

My grouse against Tinubu, by Pa Fasoranti , Afenifere leader

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• ‘Nigeria’s future bleak without restructuring’ By Dayo Johnson, Akure 94-year-old national leader of the Yoruba group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, was installed in...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →