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Release my five-year-old twins, Lekan Balogun begs kidnappers

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Ibadan – The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them. Kidnap-syndicate He made the plea while speaking on...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Oba Otudeko: Corporate titan with philanthropic touch

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HE started as a clerk in the defunct Cooperative Bank. With hard work, he progressed to become an accountant and a banker, rising to the position of General Manager and later acting Managing...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Adebayo Shittu: Minister of Communications, Sycophancy and Pomposity

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By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo Adebayo Shittu is the summary of our degenerate politics. He was elected into the Oyo house of Assembly at 26. He must have been such a promising prospect. He had two brief...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: We have 8 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEC

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Say some Nigerians tell us they are not interested Maps out measures to avoid 2015 mistakes FG can’t ensure credible polls – Ann Kio-Briggs By Clifford Ndujihe & Omeiza Ajayi TO...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Why I’ll vote Buhari again and again – Adesina

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The greatest talking point in our country this week has been the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that he would seek a second term in office next year. And naturally so. Desire by any...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 12 more suspects

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Nigeria Police have arrested additional 12 suspects in connection with last week’s banks raid by armed robbers in Offa, Kwara State. Offa robbery The...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

New Ibadan king’s twin children kidnapped

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—Two children of one of the new kings installed by Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, Oba Lekan Balogun, were yesterday abducted at the Akobo residence of the Olubadan...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Suspension of NEMA directors: Reps summon Osinbajo, Magu, Oyo-Ita

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—In a rare display of legislative oversight functions, the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Management, yesterday, summoned...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Tuition Fees Agitation: Akeredolu justifies hike in AAUA’s tuition fee

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Lagos – Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has justified the recent hike in school fees at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA). Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Chieftaincy row: Ajimobi, Olubadan rift worsens

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By Ola Ajayi IBADAN — THE face-off between the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, 21 new kings and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji and former Governor Rashidi...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

I’m heart-broken by incidences of corruption in judiciary—Solanke

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A senior lawyer, Mrs Folake Solanke, says she is saddened by incidences of corruption within the Nigerian judiciary. Solanke, the first female a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), said solution...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

Poor economy hasn’t helped our educational system — OSIPITAN, SAN

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Legal luminary, Taiwo Osipitan is a Professor of Law and Senior Advocate of Nigeria. For over 34 years as a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, he has combined lecturing with...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

NDLEA seizes 3,892kg of hard drugs in Oyo

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Oyo State says it has seized 3,891.875 kg of suspected hard drugs and secured 15 convictions in the first quarter of 2018. NDLEA operative The...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari, Osinbajo, govs, others eulogise Adebanjo at 90

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By Daud Olatunji & Adeola Badru Ijebu-Ogbo— PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Governors of Ogun, Oyo and Osun States, Ibikunle Amosun, Abiola Ajimobi...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →

GOVERNORSHIP: We won’t allow cash for votes in Ekiti election — INEC

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, assured the electorate in Ekiti State that it would work with the security agencies to prevent ...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →