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Osun monarch advocates death penalty for kidnappers

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By Shina Abubakar OSOGBO—THE Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed, yesterday, urged the Osun State government to enact a law that will make kidnapping an offence punishable by death. Kidnap The...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

How displaced Zamfara miners invaded Ijesaland

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By Shina Abubakar OSOGBO—FOR Itagunmodi, a village in Ijesaland, Osun State, it is a settlement that lacks both basic amenities and peace that is associated with a village settlement....

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Corrupt Judiciary : Senior lawyers, civil society groups back new CJN

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By Innocent Anaba, Henry Ojelu & Onozure Dania LAGOS—Senior lawyers and civil society groups in the country, yesterday, concurred with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Ibrahim Tanko...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Mali Crisis: ECOWAS Parliament intervenes

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By Victoria Ojeme ABUJA- The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is on a fact-finding mission in Mali to resolve a crisis that has displaced over 50,000 in Mopti...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

A forced RUGA will break Nigeria — Uzamere

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Mr Osaheni Uzamere, a pioneering journalist with the Nigerian Observer in 1968, became famous when barely seven years old at the bar, defended the armed robbery kingpin, Lawrence Anini (aka the...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll end environmental pollution by regulating mining — Gov Oyetola

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By Shina Abubakar OSOGBO—GOVERNOR Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, yesterday, warned that mining activities will henceforth be regulated in the State adding that the form of regulation will...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Journalists escape death as Ekiti Deputy Gov’s press bus crashes

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI—SOME journalists working with Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, yesterday, escaped death by the whiskers, as the press bus conveying them rammed...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Oyetola berates Adeleke over comment on Supreme Court judgment

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Shina Abubakar Osun State Governor, Mr.Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday disclosed that comments credited to the Adeleke family over his victory at the Supreme Court as a statement made out of...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Updated: INEC, APC, Buhari tender Video to counter PDP, Atiku allegation on server

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The Channels Television video of INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmud admitted by the presidential tribunal on Tuesday appeared to discredit allegation that results of the Feb.23 general...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom: PDP, APC in fresh feud over Tribunal matters

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By Chioma Onuegbu The Akwa Ibom State chapters of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, are in a fresh disagreement over the proceedings at the ongoing...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

7 cows die, 4 passengers injured as bus crashes into herd in Ekiti

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Four passengers, yesterday, reportedly sustained severe injuries, when a commercial bus they were in rammed into a herd of cattle. Fulani herdsmen Tension in...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

2020/2023: Tinubu, Akeredolu in marriage of convenience

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By Dayo Johnson POLITICS of 2020 and 2023 played out, last week, in Akure, the Ondo State capital between two gladiators of the All Progressive Congress, APC. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief Segun...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Fasoranti’s daughter: We’ve made some arrests — Police

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…Be mindful of your utterances, Presidency warns leaders …Nigerians may resort to self-help — Deji of Akure, Oyinlola, others By Dayo Johnson, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Shina...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Headline inflation rate drops in June

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan Despite the decline in headline inflation rate to 11.2 percent in June 2019, analysts in the financial sector of the economy have projected that the headline inflation index...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku’s video evidence empty says INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday described the 48 Compact Discs evidence tendered by the People Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atitku Abubakar...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →