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Makinde buries mum in Ibadan amidst emotional tribute

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Makinde. Photo; TWITTER/SEYIAMAKINDE The mother of Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Madam Abigail Makinde, was, on Friday, interred in Ibadan, amidst emotional tribute from the governor. Makinde,...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

Osun Assembly to work speedily on Bill to protect people living with disabilities

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Speaker of the State of Osun House of Assembly, Timothy Owoeye, has promised a speedy passage of the People Living With Disability Bill before the House. He said in a statement issued in Osogbo on...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

NNPC defends withdrawal of $21b from NLNG account

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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Mele Kyari, yesterday said that the withdrawal of over $21billion from the dividends account of the Nigeria...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

Adeleke’s Death: Court acquits nurse alleged of administrering overdose on late Osun senator

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An Osogbo High Court in Osun on Thursday discharged and acquitted a nurse, Alfred Aderibigbe, alleged of administering overdose drugs on the late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke before his demised on April...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 281 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 281 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified Website on Tuesday. The...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated

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Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030, no fewer than 560,000...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 82 new cases

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 82 new infections of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Sunday. x The...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

How God promised me I would be governor, by Oyetola, urges continued support

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Former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Sooko Adewoyin (right); wife of Osun Governor, Kafayat Oyetola; her husband, Adegboyega Oyetola; his deputy, Benedict Alabi; Deputy Governor’s wife,...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

Zoning, ethnicity impacting buildup to 2023 Presidential election

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There are indications that Northern Nigeria is cleverly working underground to divide the South to have its way in the 2023 Presidential election. In fact, if the warning by the General Secretary...

Sun Nov 29th, 2020     Read More →

Kamala Harris memo Nigeria never got

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Two germane things happened during my month-long official vacation: One, the so called ‘Lazy Nigerian Youths’ took to the streets to demand for an end to police brutality. I covered...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

Pharmacists task FG on local vaccine for COVID-19, others

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The Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) has charged the Federal Government to prioritise indigenous production of vaccines for COVID-19 and...

Thu Nov 26th, 2020     Read More →

Again, time to remember

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This is a combined personal tribute to two personages: Flt-Lt Jerry Rawlings and Comrade Bassey Ekpo Bassey. I have isolated them from a longer list of personages that came to my mind to publicly...

Wed Nov 25th, 2020     Read More →

Senate wants Lagos, others to get 1% of VAT allocation over violence, looting

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Nigerian Senate on Tuesday called on the federal government to allocate one percent of the Value Added Tax to states affected by violence and looting that ended the EndSars protests. Biodun...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

#EndSARS Protest: Counting the losses and the gains

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Days after the abrupt end of the two weeks #EndSARS protest that rocked Nigeria, Africa’s economic powerhouse is now regaining its momentum despite sliding into a second economic recession...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

Investors shun four South West states

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Except for Lagos and Ogun states, the downward trend of Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) to South West states has exposed the inability of their governments to make their environments...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →