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S-West PDP chieftains meet over party chairmanship slot

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By Gbenga Oke & Monsur Olowoepejo As the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, prepares for its National convention in December, chieftains of the party in the South-West, yesterday, gathered...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

The Generals and their books

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SINCE General Olusegun Obasanjo (80) wrote his 178- page book, My Command, published by the Heinemann Education books on June 28, 1981, a book reviewed by Anthony Clayton, a lot of Nigerian...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Why I picked Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo — Alaafin

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By Dapo Akinrefon LAGOS—The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has explained why he picked National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Tension as Ile-Ife youths accuse Modakeke of encroachment

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By Gbenga Olarinoye Osogbo—There are fears that the people of Ile-Ife and the neighbouring Modakeke community may soon take up arms against one another over alleged encroachment into the...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Tinubu, Ajimobi, Alaafin for Okeho’s centenary celebration

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All is set for the Centenary Celebration of the return of Okeho to its original site from the old site. The event holds from October 20 -28, 2017. Okeho, the headquarters of Kajola Local...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Ajimobi, wife announce scholarships for indigent varsity students

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Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and his wife, Florence, have separately offered scholarships to indigent students of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, where the first lady bagged an honorary...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Ibadan new kings saga: Defeated Seriki line taunts Ajimobi, Olubadan

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—THE head of Seriki line in Ibadan traditional institution, Chief Adebayo Oyediji, who lost the Olubadan stool to His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has taunted...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Odua’a: The way forward

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By Adewale Raji THE year 2016 was characterised by global political shocks in advanced economies notably with the United Kingdom “ Brexit Vote” in June and the election of Donald J....

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Oyo State Govt. to restructure LAUTECH Teaching Hospital — Commissioner

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Oyo State Government said it was making efforts to restructure and transform Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, made...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

36 states share N173.8bn from federation account in September – Graphic Report

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The 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

When jittery, divided S-West APC leaders gathered in Ibadan

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By Leke Adeseri, S-West Regional Editor High-wire political maneuver played out during the meeting of All Progressives Congress, APC, governors, ministers and others political office holders...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

VP Osinbajo proposes PPP in varsity funding

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Lagos – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday night in Lagos declared that the government cannot support the universities as they want or even to keep them at their current levels. Vice...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

I wanted to be an air hostess but mum said ‘no’ – Funsho Adegbola

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Having been served the best of education from the best schools both in Nigeria and outside, Funsho Adegbola, daughter of the late Attorney General of Nigeria, Chief Bola Ige, returned to Nigeria...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari a sectional leader, World Bank President’s revelation not surprising – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said that he was not surprised by the comment from the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim that President Muhammadu Buhari directed...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

18 states to benefit from $500m World Bank projects

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Mr Ularamu Ubandoma, the National Coordinator, Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) says 18 more states will benefit from 500 million dollars World Bank assisted projects. The project is under...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →