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Mimiko at Chatham House, advises FG to prioritise maternal healthcare  

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The immediate past Governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has advised the Nigerian Government to pay critical attention to the high rate of maternal mortality in the country. Mimiko gave the...

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria: Taking stock of Buhari, APC

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Political governance is the most important factor that affects the stability of a state and spurs citizens to play their complimentary role towards the development of the economy. Therefore, so...

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Shocking(Video): Hungry delegates at restructuring meeting allegedly fight over food, drinks

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Hunger at restructuring meeting? Well, a restructuring meeting in Akure, Ondo state turned rowdy on Thursday after those alleged to be delegates threw dignity and decorum to the trash can and...

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Pandemonium at APC restructuring committee meeting in Akure

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—HOODLUMS yesterday beat up and stripped the Osun state Commissioner for Regional integration, Hon Bola Ilori, naked during the All Progressive Congress, APC, Committee...

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Court restrains PDP from taking disciplinary action against Kashamu, Oladipo, others

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – A Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from taking any disciplinary action against some stalwarts of the party...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF begs Army to abort Operation Crocodile Smile II in N’Delta

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By Emma Amaize WARRI – PAN- Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of the monarchs, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, has appealed to the authorities of...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →

Troops raid kidnappers’ dens in Ondo, arrest 7

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—DISTURBED by the security threat occasioned by various abductions of prominent and innocent persons in the state, the Nigeria Army, yesterday, raided kidnappers’...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →

As Nigeria launches the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme: Looking back, looking forward

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Today marks a significant milestone in the effort to address the crisis of irrational and interminable pretrial detention in Nigeria. Force Order 20, which is launched today, institutionalizes the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Electricity tarrif hike: Labour threatens to shut down economy

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…Asks Buhari, EFCC to probe utilisation of Paris Club fund By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE organised labour yesterday threatened to paralyze the nation’s economy if the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Water, water everywhere

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WATER, water everywhere. The paradox of water. I am not referring to the tragic floods of Benue State nor those of Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. I am not referring to Huricane IRMA which has...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

FG to set up oil spill funds for N-Delta

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – The Federal Government has concluded arrangement to establish Niger Delta Oil Spillage Management Fund, NDOSMF, in order to address the menace of environmental...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

The Mimiko legacy: The revolutionary Ondo state Residency Card

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Pull Out Quotes In terms of social protection, Ondo State is the most progressive environment, in Nigeria, actually in Africa. When you look at the number of social intervention programmes, the...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

Pandemonium at S-Court as CJN Onnoghen swears in Osinbajo’s brother, 28 new SANs

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Security operatives at the Supreme Court yesterday engaged in a free-for-all after persons in the entourage of Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, were denied...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

Petrol price decreased by 1.9% in August – NBS

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By Ediri Ejoh, & Adaeze Okechukwu AVERAGE price paid for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol last month decreased year-on-year (YoY) by 1.9 percent and 2.5 percent...

Mon Sep 18th, 2017     Read More →

Photos: Festus Kayamo, others at SAN conferment at the Supreme Court

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Monday, swore-in 30 legal practitioners that were recently conferred with the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria. Among those...

Mon Sep 18th, 2017     Read More →