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Knife attacker in Russian city wounds 8, shot by police

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A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday. The attacker “carried out attacks...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Ibadan to have 32 obas as Olubadan remains paramount ruler

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Ibadanland, the capital of Oyo State, will soon have a total of 32 beaded crown-wearing Obas, while the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will maintain his status as the paramount ruler of the ancient...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

1990 coup was aimed at restructuring Nigeria — Col Tony Nyiam

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…We should name, disgrace opponents of restructuring …A few APC govs manipulating others …Lagos is a model for restructuring By Dapo Akinrefon Lt-Col Anthony Nyiam (retd) is one...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Osun governorship race: Monarchs, religious leaders, endorse Femi Kehinde

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The ambition of Hon. Femi Kehinde to contest the 2018 governorship race in Osun State has received a boost as traditional rulers and religious leaders across the state have endorsed him. Hon....

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Osun Govt declares Monday work free to celebrate Isese Day

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The Government of Osun has declared Monday, Aug. 21 work free day to commemorate ‘Isese Day’ the annual festival of adherents of traditional religion in the state. A statement issued...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Why George may pip Fani-Kayode, Mimiko, Adeniran to the PDP Chairmanship

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – As the Peoples Democratic Party prepares for its elective national convention to elect new officers before the end of the year to pilot its affairs preparatory for...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Lagos, Ogun recovering from Lassa fever

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IN the last fortnight or thereabouts, the Southwest has been on edge over Lassa fever outbreak in Lagos and Ogun states. Between the two states, a total of six confirmed cases and two deaths were...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

S-WEST PDP: Ogun exco kicks as reconciliatory parley wants Buruji expelled

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By Gbenga Oke & Daud Olatunji Lagos and a faction of the Ogun State chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have called for the expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu from the party,...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Osun govt declares Monday August 21 Isese Day

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The State Government of Osun has declared Monday, August 21 public holiday to commemorate the annual Isese Day. A statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy,...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Governors are holding Nigeria together – Buhari

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has praised the thirty- six state governors, saying that they are holding Nigeria together as a country, just as he thanked them for playing...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

You’er not in charge of South-West, Ogun PDP tells Ayodele Fayose

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…cautions Makarfi, others against dissolution By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA – Embattled leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State on Thursday said the constitution of the...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Six Festival Hacks To Spice up Your Experience

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There is no doubt that Nigeria has a rich list of festivals which cut across the country. In the North, we have the Durbar festival, in the East, we have the New Yam festival and in the West, we...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Re: Pensioners allege Aregbesola pays self, ex-office holders N50m each severance allowance!

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We read with dismay a report in The Punch of Wednesday August 16, 2017, in which one of the associations of retirees, the Forum of 2011/2012 Pensioners, led by one Mr Omoniyi Ilesanmi falsely...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerian Catholic bishops kick against pop culture

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In separate declarations, Nigerian Catholic Bishops and their leader, Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onayekan, have urged adherence to the rules of the church and resistance of moves to introduce pop...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

South-West PDP starts reconciliation, to expel dissidents

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, yesterday, declared that the ongoing reconciliation among aggrieved party members will not accommodate dissidents and...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →