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Yoruba World Congress begins Amotekun protest in Osun

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Kindly Share This Story: Shina Abubakar, Osogbo Members of the Yoruba World Congress thronged the streets of Osogbo, Osun State capital in solidarity for the Western Nigeria Security outfit...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

AMOTEKUN: Yoruba World Congress to hold Solidarity Walk, ask govs not to back down

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Kindly Share This Story:Mok By Dayo Johnson A solidarity walk organised by the Yoruba World Congress (YWC); an umbrella body of all Yoruba Socio-cultural and Self Determination Groups in support...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

DPR seals 10 illegal gas stations in Osun

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Kindly Share This Story:…Says operating in residential area is illegal Shina Abubakar, Osogbo The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, Osun State, has sealed ten...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

Lekan Are, foremost Nigerian agronomist, dies at 86

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Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Are was 86-years-old Mr Toye...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

Operation Amotekun: Metaphor for FG’s indecisiveness on insecurity

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For some time now, incidences threatening the security of the nation had been on the upswing. But the Southwest region became worse hit last year with widespread insecurity, banditry, rapes,...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

‘My waist beads saved me from rape in Lebanon’

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Gloria “When I bought my waist-beads some two years ago, I did so because of fashion. But do you know that the beads eventually saved me from the hands of those who lured me to the far...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

Eri, the Igbo testament of black history

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From linguistics and genetic anthropology, the Volta-Niger subfamily of the Niger-Congo ethnolinguistic family is the oldest ethnolinguistic family. The group comprises of Yoruba, Igbo, Igala,...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Running round in circles over operation Amotekun

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Southwest governors at the launch of Amotekun The absence of the Nigerian Army and The Nigeria Police at the official launch of Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) also known as Operation...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Why Nigerian varsities are poorly rated, by Fountain VC

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Prof Amidu Sanni Vice Chancellor, Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, Prof Amidu Sanni who was recently appointed on the board of Times Higher Education ( THE), the world universities...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Amotekun is contrary to Nigerian law, Malami insists

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Nigeria’s justice minister Abubakar Malami on Thursday insisted that the inauguration of a paramilitary organisation Amotekun by south-western states of the country is contrary to...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Uzodinma’s victory, new year gift for APC, Buhari – Oyetola

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Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has described the victory of Sen. Hope Uzodinma at the Supreme Court as a new year gift for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari....

Wed Jan 15th, 2020     Read More →

Renewed calls on Buhari to sign Electoral Amendment Act 2018 into law

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President Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV • Kano’s Patriotic Citizens urge him to address issues in last guber election When President Muhammadu Buhari recently warned politicians...

Wed Jan 15th, 2020     Read More →

Ashimolowo fetes widows in Osun

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The Kings University, Ode Omu, Osun State, was agog with more than 21,000 thousand widows who trooped out as beneficiaries of the Mathew and Yemisi Ashimolowo’s annual widows party. The 14th...

Tue Jan 14th, 2020     Read More →

YESSO beneficiaries protest against non- payment of stipends

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Some beneficiaries of the Federal Government Poverty Intervention Programme, popularly referred to as Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) in Osun State, yesterday protested...

Tue Jan 14th, 2020     Read More →

Agency denies report of alleged earth tremor in Abuja

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The Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) has denied a report of an alleged 3.8 magnitude earth tremor in Gwagwalada and Abaji, satellite towns in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Recall...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →