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2018’ll be better for Nigerians—IBB, Saraki, Dogara, govs, Oyegun, others

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dayo Johnson, Festus Ahon, Peter Duru, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Dirisu Yakubu & Peter Okutu ON the lips of eminent Nigerians, leaders and stakeholders,...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Bishop warns youths against crime

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BISHOP of Catholic Diocese of Ondo, Rev. Jude Arogundade, has decried the rate of robbery among youths in the country. The cleric spoke during the 50th wedding anniversary of Sir (Col.) and Lady...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

Hope Ahead of 2018: President, 34 govs to lift economy with N17.075 trillion

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The Cross River and Lagos budgets are reminiscent of what the first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, did in the Second Republic when he proposed about one billion naira...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

Aishat Ojeifo, the famed “moimoi” seller in Owo, @ 85

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On December 16, 2017, there was a rare convergence on No. 4, Clerks’ Quarters Road, Ijebu Quarter in Owo, Ondo State, the “Diasporic” family home of the late Pa Isa Ojeifo, whose...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

I strive to beat my former achievements — Aarinola Olaiya

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu For Aarinola Blessing Olaiya, a native of Usin Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, life hasn’t been harsh and brutish. She was born into relative...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

I was undeterred despite being abandoned by my father, kidnapped by ritualists — Awe, AAU best graduating student

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By Dayo Johnson, Akure AWE Fredrick Oluwatimilehin, who emerged the best graduating student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, faced many life challenges. His story changed...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

48hrs to 2018: Nigerians score Buhari, speak on their expectations

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48 hours to bid farewell to year 2017, Nigerians across the length and breadth of the country have looked back at how they fared under the Buhari-led APC administration and delivered their...

Sat Dec 30th, 2017     Read More →

NSCDC arrests 60 suspects, convicts 10 in 3 months

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ondo State Command, said it arrested more than 60 suspects and secured the conviction of 10 people for various crimes within 100 days in the...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

EKITI MONARCH REMAND: Murdered man was an armed robber, says Police

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti— FOLLOWING the arrest and detention of the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, for alleged murder, the Police Command has said that the victim, who...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

Hijab and Call to Bar: What the law really says

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THERE have been many opinions on the refusal of the Body of Benchers to call Firdaus Amasa to the Bar because of her hijab. I however noticed that most of the opinions were more of emotional...

Thu Dec 28th, 2017     Read More →

Updated: Liars! You owe us N27bn, NNPC tells oil marketers

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BY OUR REPORTERS •Insists petrol constantly supplied to DAPPMA, MOMAN, IPMAN •Address fuel scarcity before things get out of hand, Labour tells FG •DAPPMA, IPMAN, MOMAN react;...

Thu Dec 28th, 2017     Read More →

Table tennis coach seeks Ondo state’s assistance for 2018 programmes

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Dotun Omoniyi, a table tennis coach, on Tuesday said the Ondo State Table Tennis Association (OSTTA) would require maximum assistance to be part of major national and international championships...

Tue Dec 26th, 2017     Read More →

Christmas: Saraki, Ekweremadu, govs, CAN, Labour others preach peace, love, unity

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By Our Reporters ABUJA—AS Nigerian Christians join other faithful across the world today to celebrate Christmas, Senate President Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and former...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

Akeredolu presents N171bn Appropriation Bill for 2018

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, at the weekend, presented an Appropriation bill of N171.2 billion to the state House of Assembly. Ondo State governor, Rotimi...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

PDP clears 17 chairmanship, 177 councillorship seats in Ekiti election

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won all the 16 local government chairmanship and 177 Councillorship seats in the local polls conducted in Ekiti State on Saturday. PDP Addressing newsmen and...

Sun Dec 24th, 2017     Read More →