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Tola Wewe’s stolen work, Iye Boabo, surfaces in Arthouse after 29 years

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By OSA AMADI, Arts Editor Renowned visual artist, Tola Wewe’s painting dated April 1989 and titled Iye Boabo, which was stolen the same year after it was exhibited along many other works by...

Sun Apr 29th, 2018     Read More →

BENUE CHURCH MASSACRE: “Hostile herdsmen are here… and we have nothing to defend ourselves”

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– Slain Catholic priest in a Feb Facebook post •He didn’t officially report that parish was in danger —Chancellor, Makurdi Diocese •Mass burial for victims on May 22 By...

Sun Apr 29th, 2018     Read More →

Police smash syndicate of leaked WAEC questions and answers

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THE Lagos State Police command has smashed a syndicate which specialised in the sale of the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC questions and answers to students. Arrested were four...

Sat Apr 28th, 2018     Read More →

When the heart wants what it wants…

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Hi!In the course of doing my reportorial business, I have met many categories of people, who have shared many stories and personal experiences with me. Some people just wanted a listening ear,...

Sat Apr 28th, 2018     Read More →

Female Genital Mutilation persists despite outlaw

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In what seems a prevalent ordeal for women in Africa, the story of genital mutilation among female children and its stoppage is still farfetched. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is an awkward...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest suspected operator of fake WAEC centre

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Lagos – The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested a 48-year-old man suspected to be the operator of a fake West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination centre in Igbogbo,...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Oyo Assembly mourns over Speaker Adeyemo’s death

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN – THE entire Oyo State House of Assembly on Friday wore a gloomy look as lawmakers and members of staff of the Assembly were thrown into a sudden mourning, following...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership: Some observations

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In February, former Liberia president, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, was awarded the Ibrahim Prize. She is the fifth winner since the Prize was established in 2007. The other four winners to date are...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

ELECTIONS: Vote out old, failed politicians in 2019, Soyinka tells youths

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AKURE—AHEAD of the 2019 general elections, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, asked the youths in the country to mobilise themselves and vote out old and failed political...

Fri Apr 27th, 2018     Read More →

30 corps members to repeat service year

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE — AT least 30 corps members who participated in the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC scheme in Ondo State for the 2017 batch A will repeat their service year for...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →

Man sentenced to death in Ekiti for armed robbery

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By Daud Olatunji & Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI— A middle-aged man, Kingsley Okorowande, was yesterday, sentenced to death by hanging by an Ado Ekiti High Court in Ekiti State for armed...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →

Deji of Akure, community bicker over Osolo appointment

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—THE Osolo community in Ondo State has faulted the Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi over the appointment Amos Idowu as the Osolo elect. •Oba...

Thu Apr 26th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria on the road to anarchy?

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By Mazi Sam-Ohuabunwa STRANGE things are happening in Nigeria with such great rapidity and intensity that most normal people are asking questions in utter amazement. I was speaking to a group of...

Wed Apr 25th, 2018     Read More →

FG appoints MDs for six FMCs

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night approved the appointment of two new Medical Directors and the re-appointment of four others across six Federal Medical...

Tue Apr 24th, 2018     Read More →

One dead, houses, vehicles burnt as Yoruba/Hausa clash in Ondo

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—A woman identified as Mama Lekan, weekend, slumped and died, while four houses, six vehicles and 12 motorcycles were razed during a clash between the Yoruba and Hausa...

Tue Apr 24th, 2018     Read More →