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Abiola Ajimobi’s daughter tops list of aides sacked by president

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Abiola Ajimobi. Photo: REPORTBarely 24 hours after reports of the disengagement of 35 aides in the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo allegedly on the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Fri Nov 8th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s Democratic process should recognise value of women’s participation

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Fijabi Ms Mufuliat Fijabi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigeria Women Trust Fund (NWTF). In this interview with LEO SOBECHI, she stressed the need for the Independent National...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Seyi Makinde orders Ibadan Circular road project stoppage

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Makinde has stopped to take a holistic look at the project, which isn’t proceeding as it should, for a road that’s so important to Oyo State’s economy. Photo;...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Oyo targets solid minerals for IGR boost, says Makinde’s adviser

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Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State The government of Seyi Makinde in Oyo State is setting its eyes on the solid mineral sector as a major boost for its Internally-Generated Revenue (IGR), the Special...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Oke Ogun people kick against exclusion from N7.6b CBN loan

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Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State Ola Ajayi, Ibadan Some indigenes of Oke Ogun areas of Oyo State have called on Governor Seyi Makinde to have a rethink on his plan to spend N7.6billion Central Bank...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa Guber: Jonathan backs Diri, meets PDP governors

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Rules out working for APC By Dirisu Yakubu Goodluck Jonathan ABUJA- Nigeria’s immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has endorsed Senator Duoye Diri, the Peoples Democratic Party,...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

153 DEATHS ON ROADS: Rage over petrol truck fires

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By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Editor No fewer than 153 Nigerians have died as a result of fuel tanker fire accidents from January this year till date, findings by Sunday Vanguard revealed. Some of the...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s education shame: How the north is tackling challenge of out-of-school children

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Students A survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) last year indicated that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen from 10.5 million to 13.2...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Yoruba leaders disagree over origin, meaning of their name

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Yoruba is one of the three largest ethnic groups in Nigeria.They are concentrated in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. The people constitute about 40 million in the West African region and 35 per...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Honourable Femi Kehinde celebrates diamond jubilee with a book lunch

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Hon. Femi Kehinde, a lawyer, writer and politician will be 60 years on Sunday, the 3rd of November, 2019. In a spirit of thanksgiving, he has packed the day with eventful activities. The Diamond...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi Guber Election: PDP begins campaign

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi has urged the electorate in the state to use the Nov. 16 governorship election for good governance. PDP National Chairman...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Aborishade to Labour: Use “no pay no work” to enforce N30, 000 new minimum wage

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By Victor Young Members of NLC To ensure full implementation of the N30,000 new national minimum wage, an Ibadan based legal practitioner and human rights activist, Mr Femi Aborishade, has...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Era of reckless spending over in Kwara, says Gov. AbdulRazaq

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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has declared that the era of reckless spending by public office holders was over in the state. Also read: Makinde’s N8bn Iwo-Road interchange expansion...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure: Mixed reactions greet closure in South-West

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Niger traders angry at Nigeria’s border closure. PHOTO: Screenshot/DW Documentary. Farmers in the South-West have mixed opinions on the Federal Government’s border closure, while some...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →