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Iwo Road Interchange: S/West PDP salutes Makinde over reconstruction plan

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The South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the decision of Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to reconstruct the Iwo Road Interchange, describing the move as bold and...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Farooq Kperogi counters Fani Kayode, says Fulani didn’t invent ‘Yoruba and ‘Yamuri’

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…says Yariba” is not a word— and doesn’t mean anything By David O Royal Farooq Kperogi, an Associate Professor of Journalism & Emerging Media at Kenne Saw State...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Oyo govt. vows to find, prosecute public school arsonists

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The Oyo State Government has vowed to bring to book the perpetrators of an inferno, which razed a block of three classrooms at Cannon Okusehinde Memorial Primary School 1, Aremo, Ibadan. Oyo State...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

DPR Ibadan seals 167 filling stations in 10 months

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Ibadan, says it has sealed 167 filling stations in Oyo State within 10 months for various infractions. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

From Afe to ABUAD: A Legacy of Leadership

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BY M. OPEYEMI BAMIDELE AN age-long adage acknowledges the fact that some men are born great, many achieved greatness while some had greatness trusted on them. Interestingly, any keen reader of his...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

African youths charged to invest in modern agriculture

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…as Esep Le Berger students bid varsity farewell By OPEYEMI ANIFOWOSHE African youths have been charged to take advantage of the modern practices in agriculture to improve their livelihood. ...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

I am not Yoruba, says Fani Kayode

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By David O Royal Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that he is not Yoruba. Fani disclosed this on Twitter while stressing that the word Yoruba is alien to his...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Our roads have become impassable, Oke-Ogun residents cry out

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Residents of Oke-Ogun area, comprising 10 council areas of Oyo North senatorial district have raised the alarm over the deplorable conditions of the roads in the zone, saying the situation is...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Fani-Kayode denies tribe name, says he’s not Yoruba

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By David O Royal Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that he is not Yoruba. Fani disclosed this on Twitter while stressing that the word Yoruba is alien to his...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Bidemi’s recollections of his childhood environment

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By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor Joseph Bidemi is an impressionist whose works are heavily influenced by his childhood experiences, especially the story of his mother who died giving birth to him. As a...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

The positive, negative profile of Budget 2020 (1)

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President Muhammadu Buhari presented the Federal Budget for 2020 to the National Assembly on October 8, 2019. It is expected that this early submission should give ample time for deliberations and...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

At least three dead in fires amid Chilean riots, flights disrupted

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At least three people died in supermarket arson attacks in Chile’s capital Santiago, and soldiers shot two people during an operation to detain looters, authorities said, as protests entered...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

APC’s criticism of Iwo Road interchange project smacks of insensitivity — Oyo PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State says the criticism of the planned expansion of Iwo-Road interchange in Ibadan with N8 billion by the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari to meet Putin in Russia

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President Muhammadu Buhari is to depart Abuja on Monday to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, between Oct. 23 and Oct. 25. Buhari, South Africa A statement by the...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Makinde’s N8bn Iwo-Road interchange expansion project misplaced priority — Oyo APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has raised the alarm over plans by the Gov. Seyi Makinde-led administration to spend N8 billion naira on a proposed reconstruction of the popular...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →