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85th Birthday: Gowon a patriot, firm believer in united Nigeria— Gov. Oyetola

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Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has congratulated a former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on his 85th birthday, describing him as a true patriot. Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) The...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 49 suspects for robbery, kidnapping in Abuja

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The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Friday paraded 49 suspects who were arrested in connection with alleged armed robbery, kidnapping, car snatching, drug peddling and frauds. The FCT...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest suspected serial killer in Osun

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The Osun Police Command has arrested one Teslim Raji, also known as Akerele, and his accomplice, Femi Bamidele for alleged serial killings, kidnappings and gun running, within the Ikire axis of...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki hails Adebutu on Odole Oodua honour by Ooni of Ife

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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Sir Adebutu Adebunkunola Kesington on the conferment of the Odole Oodua title on him by the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Oyetola restructured Ministries, charges in-coming cabinet on service delivery

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By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo In preparation to inaugurate his cabinet members, the Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola has restructured Ministries in the state. Oyetola pruned the...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

New approach to taxation pushes A’Ibom IGR to all-time high of N24.8bn in 2019

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Akwa Ibom state has moved from 16th position on the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) rating table in 2015 to number six (6) on the table in 2019, going by the latest rating released by the Joint...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

When Osun, Oyo spar over LAUTECH

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We’ll be sole owners — Oyo govt Oyo should follow due process – Osun govt“ By Dapo Akinrefon & Shina Abubakar LAGOS– THE governments of Oyo and Osun States are...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Asiwaju Tella and the long walk to honour

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Tunde Musibau Akanni, PhD To the bounteous glory of Almighty Allah, my brother and friend, Kayode Awobadejo, a distinguished muslim alumnus of Concord Press, clocked age 60, just a few days ago....

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

How Mob stopped firefighters from putting out Ochanja Market fire -CGF

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By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja The Federal Fire Service FFS has expressed sadness over the loss of lives and property during Wednesday’s fire outbreak at Ochanja Market in Onitsha, Anambra state,...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Mob stopped us from accessing Onitsha fire scene —FFS

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The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has said that a mob stopped its men from getting to the scene of Wednesday’s fire incident at Ochanja Market, Onitsha, in Anambra. The spokesperson of the...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Court convicts fake EFCC officer

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Justice I O Musa of the FCT High Court sitting in Abuja has sentenced one Mr Akeem Oluwafemi Akanni to one-month imprisonment with an option of N20, 000 (Twenty Thousand Naira) fine. Economic and...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Protest: Modakeke youths reject choice of old man as new monarch

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Some youths in Modakeke, on Wednesday, staged a peaceful protested against the choice of an aged candidate as new monarch for the town. A picture of an Area in Modakeke The Osun State Government...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Oyetola charges cabinet members on state development

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By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Wednesday, disclosed his administration’s readiness to make the state viable and compete with its peers...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Fire Service gets 10 Hectares for Katsina Training School

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The Katsina state Governor, Aminu Bello Masari has allocated 10 hectares of land in the state to the Federal Fire Service FFS for the building of its training school...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Happening Now: NLC shuts offices and schools in Asaba over minimum wage

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Delta chapter has started to shut offices and schools in Asaba ahead of the planned strike over delay to implement the new minimum wage. The News Agency of...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →