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Morality and the state: The Nigerian experience

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Morality By Godwin Sogolo THE choice of this topic, “Morality and the State”, was prompted by my observations of decades of developments in post-colonial Nigeria. As I noted in my...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Borno Govt, donates Sambisa Forest for RUGA

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Borno By Anthony Ogbonna The Borno State government has donated some part of Sambisa forest for the controversial Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) programme. Oyo govt berates Ajimobi over missing...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

When I eventually go, go for a capable successor, Awujale warns

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA-The Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona has advised kingmakers and other stakeholders to choose the right candidate to succeed him From left:...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

Imo community where indigenes are fined N10,000 for practising Female Genital Mutilation

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Imo community By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Umunnawuike community in Atta Ancient Kingdom, Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, has introduced a fine of N10,000 for anybody caught practising...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

FG moves to reverse Benin Republic unilateral order on cargo transit route

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By Eguono Odjegba THERE are indications that the Federal Government of Nigeria may have commenced moves to reverse the alleged distortions in the Benin-Nigeria cargo trans-shipment route...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

Don’t politicise selection of my successor, Awujale warns

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The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland in Ogun, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has warned the people of Ijebuland not to politicise the selection of his successor. The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari is a role model for Nigerians – Accord chieftain

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…Says he’s ready to serve in his govt irrespective of party affiliation for free By Adeola Badru IBADAN-A chieftain of the Accord Party in Oyo State, Mr Saheed Ajadi, has described...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Oyo govt berates Ajimobi over missing vehicles

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…says civil servants not thieves By Adeola Badru IBADAN-THE Government of Oyo State has declared that the immediate past governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi, misrepresented facts as...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

S’West’ll launch security outfit to tackle insecurity — Oyetola

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…Says locals will make his cabinet By Shina Abubakar OSOBO—GOVERNOR Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, yesterday, disclosed that South-West governors would launch a security architecture...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

REA IPP: Asura, Ariaria, Sabon Gari users task service providers on tariff, expansion

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…Project yet to be completed in Edo, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, other States By Udeme Akpan, Ediri Ejoh, Ogochukwu Alaribe, Abdulmumin Murtala Electricity consumers in the markets – Sura...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Red tape: Federal civil servants remain uninsured for second year

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By Rosemary Onuoha THERE are fears that the Federal Government of Nigeria may fail to renew the group life insurance cover for the 2019 financial year, a development likely to further put pressure...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

EID-EL-KABIR: CAN, Labour, govs, others preach peace, national unity

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By Our Reporters ON the lips of governors, religious and Labour leaders among others, yesterday, were words of peace, caution, and tolerance to ensure stable polity and unity as Muslims celebrate...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

Let’s support Oyo gov to succeed — Ajimobi

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN—FORMER Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday, called on the people of the state to support his successor, Governor Seyi Makinde to succeed in his...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

Gowon leads Christians in national rally prayer for Nigeria in Osogbo

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Former Military Head of State as well as the Convener and Chairman of “Nigeria Prays,” Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Sunday, led other Christian leaders to Osogbo for a...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Action Alliance gets Ag. Chairman, Secretary as ex-Chair shuts Party Secretariat

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The National Think Tank Committee NTTC of the Action Alliance AA has ratified the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Chief Kenneth Udeze and the National...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →