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Proposed MKO Abiola int’l airport in Osun to gulp N69bln

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The proposed M. K. O Abiola International Airport in Ido-Osun, Osun state, will cost N69 billion under a concession arrangement with an indigenous company, AWOL International, an official has...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

NBA charges legal practitioners to shun corruption

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The Osun Chapter of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on legal practitioners to shun corrupt practices capable of rubbishing the image of the profession. Mr Tona Akanbi, the Chairman of...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

VAIDS: Lagos, Osun, Kaduna, FCT move against tax defaulters

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The governments of Lagos, Osun and Kaduna states as well as the Federal Capital Territory administration have promised the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration (VAIDS) office in the Federal...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Bolanle Ambode’s COWLSO: One conference, many interventions

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SINCE its launch by the pioneer chairperson of Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials, COWLSO, Chief Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, wife of former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Oyo/Osun Customs intercept contraband worth N55.6m

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—The Oyo/Osun Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it had intercepted contraband worth N55.661 million in October. File: Rice-Smugglers intercepted by...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Thisday Editor, Ologbondiyan, says PDP needs professional as publicity secretary

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Abuja – Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, an editor with Thisday newspapers, who is vying for the PDP National Public Secretary seat, declared on Wednesday that the party needed “an experienced...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

APC group threatens to expel Rep member from party

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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME THEY ARE JOKERS – WIHIOKA PORT HARCOURT: Leadership caucus of All Progressive Congress, APC, in Elele, Ikwerre local government area of Rivers state has threatened to...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Ooni begs Ilesa people to forgive Aregbesola

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ilesa—The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja 11) yesterday, begged the people and stakeholders in Ilesa community to forgive Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State over some policies...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Peace’ll elude Nigeria until we restructure — Adebanjo

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—LEADER of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has said the national question on the unity of Nigeria should be addressed else peace will elude...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Maina’s recall, promotion: I acted in public interest – Malami

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By Soni Daniel Henry Umoru, Ben Agande, Emman Ovuakporie, Favour Nnabugwu & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA — The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Union Bank celebrates heritage on 100th anniversary

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As Union Bank kicked off activities to mark its centenary anniversary week with a visit to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Monday, the bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Emeka Emuwa, has...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

When Southern governors gathered in Lagos

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The first time the Southern governors met was in 2001 in Lagos under the auspices of the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The last of the meetings was in 2005 in Enugu...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Senate, EFCC take action on Maina

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Irked by the current controversy over the recall of run-away civil servant, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, the Senate has raised a committee to investigate the case just as EFCC sealed his $2 million...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

4m pupils benefit from FG’s daily free meal

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—FOUR million pupils from 25,771 schools across 17 states have benefited from the Federal Government Home Grown Feeding programme, Laolu Akande, Senior Special...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians urged to assist govt in funding education

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of Osun State University, Yusuf Ali (SAN), has appealed to philanthropists to assist in the effective funding of tertiary...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →