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Oyo Assembly moves to end underage street begging

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-—THE Oyo State House of Assembly has resolved to end the menace of street begging perpetrated by underage children in the state. •Beggars at Asa Road...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

2018 Olokun Festival : Why we’re promoting Yoruba Language — Aare Adams

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By Dapo Akinrefon LAGOS—THE Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has explained the reasons for promoting Yoruba language, saying the struggle to promote the language has started in...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

FG targets 200 investors on diaspora investment summit

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The Federal Government says it is targeting over 200 investors at the maiden Diaspora investment summit to attract Diaspora investors to come back home and boost Nigerian businesses. Mrs Abike...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

No corruption charge against S-Court nominee, Abba-Aji, NJC insists

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—National Judicial Council, NJC, yesterday, defended its decision to elevate Justice Uwani Abba-Aji to the Supreme Court bench, despite his previous suspension on...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

We’re committed to healthy cooking options —PZ Wilmer

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By Gabriel Olawale LAGOS—PZ Wilmer, has reiterated its commitment to providing Nigerians with healthy and tasty cooking options even as it announced an addition to its brand portfolio, a new...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 7as CCB Chairman, board members, drops one from Edo

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…As Presidency withdraws 2 By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Muhammed Isah from Jigawa State representing the North West zone as chairman of the...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Knocks as owner states increase LAUTECH’s tuition fees

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Some residents of Iseyin council area of Oyo State have criticised governments of Oyo and Osun over the increment in the tuition fees of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. The two states...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Shittu shuns critics, attends FEC meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – MINISTER of Communication, Adebayo Shittu is among cabinet members attending the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

FoodCo opens new outlet in Ibadan

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FoodCo Nigeria Limited, a diversified consumer goods company with interests in retail, fast food and manufacturing, has opened its latest store in Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State. This extends the...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Fayemi takes over as Ekiti Governor, to probe state’s finances

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.Laments N170bn indebtedness By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti-Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development , Dr. Kayode Fayemi, was on Tuesday sworn-in as the new Governor of Ekiti State, with a...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Huge crowd welcomes new governor Fayemi

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Thousands of residents of Ekiti and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday thronged the Ekiti Parapo Pavilion to witness the swearing-in of Dr Kayode Fayemi and Chief Adebisi...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo urges PPP stakeholders not to exclude social infrastructure

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Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged stakeholders in Public-Private Partnership(PPP) not to exclude social infrastructure in their projects. Osinbajo, who expressed this view while...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

10 years validity Nigerian passport in December

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Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) scheduled December 2018 for the commencement for the issuance of Nigerian Passport with 10 years validity. Passport Mr Mohammed Babandede, Comptroller-General of...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 42 senators not returning, 67 battle for return bid

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of the February 16, 2019 senatorial elections, strong indications have emerged that 42 of the 109 serving senators will not return to the chamber to resume for...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Portrait of the tiger Ambode rode (2)

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IN 1999, the entire South West was under the control of the Alliance for Democracy, AD. When we were approaching the 2003 elections, I told my boss, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, to give...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →