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Warning: Election rigging can ignite war

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AMIDST serious expressions of doubt over its ability to conduct free and fair polls next year, it is reassuring that the Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: I won’t campaign for APC’s gov candidate in Oyo – SHITTU

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By Ola Ajayi & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA— Communications Minister, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, yesterday, swore not to campaign for the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Oyo...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Education, a critical driver for development of any society — Subomi Balogun

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The Founder of FCMB Group, Otunba (Dr.) Olasubomi Balogun, CON, has described education as one of the critical drivers of development of any society. He said this at the University of...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Physically challeged persons beg FG for 10% quota working allowance

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By Favour Nnabugwu ALL things being equal, physically challenged persons in the country may have reasons to smile as efforts are on to convince the Federal Government to raise the recruitment of...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Scholarship: FoodCo launches Dr. Adegbenga Sun-Basorun Scholarship Scheme

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By Oghenefego Obaebor In a bid to create and ensure equal opportunities for indigent students as well reduce the burden of out-of-school-children in Nigeria, FoodCo Nigeria Limited, a diversified...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Girl stabs live-in lover dead in Oyo varsity

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He was waiting for NYSC call-up—Police By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—A 23-year-old, Biochemistry student of a university in Oyo State, has been arrested by Police operatives over alleged murder...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

APC primaries: Submit to party’s supremacy, Ambode, Shettima urge aggrieved aspirants in Lagos, Ogun

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…Only Genuine Reconciliation Can Engender Victory, Compensation, Says Lagos Gov Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, and his Borno State counterpart, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, on...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

FEC okays $22.99m for Maritime Security

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved 22.995million dollars (N7.14billion) to enhance security of the nation’s Maritime sector From left: Head of Service, Mrs Winifred...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Female undergraduate who allegedly stabbed boyfriend to death in police net

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The Police in Oyo State on Wednesday paraded a 23-year-old female undergraduate of the Department of Biochemistry at Ladoke Akinola University, Ogbomoso, for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

We are using 19th NSF to harness talents for teakwondo- Chukwumerije

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The Technical Director, Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) says the federation is using the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) to harness talents for taekwondo. Chukwumerije told the News Agency...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

S’West APC reconciliation: Akintola faults party’s reward system

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN—PEACE may still not return to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Oyo State, as the aggrieved members, yesterday, flayed the party’s faulty reward system. At...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

APC primaries: Ambode, Shettima meet Omisore, Akintola, others in Ibadan

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and his counterpart in Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima on Tuesday met with aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

APC will unite members to clinch victory in 2019 elections–Shettima

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Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and the Chairman of the APC South-West Reconciliation Committee, says the party would unite all members to secure victory in the 2019 general elections. Kashim...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC tasks desk officers on voter education

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged its desk officers to intensify enlightenment campaign on the electorate by educating them on the electoral processes ahead of the...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Ajimobi seeks state police

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Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country. Ajimobi made the call at the inauguration of the Oyo State Safe City Control Centre...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →