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Fayemi’s victory, a demonstration of Ekiti people’s faith in APC – Ajimobi

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Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

PDP calls for cancellation of Ekiti governorship election

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…Rejects results, Fayemi …Says party has authentic results from polling units By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday called for an outright cancellation of...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Calisthenics: Pomp, colours as 5,000 students showcase Bola Ige legacy

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One of such programmes is the Osun School Calisthenics, best known for the awesome spectacles whenever televised during the state anniversaries and ceremonies. Beyond the colours and the...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

ISSUES WITH PVC: If machine is unable to read your card, you are not disenfranchised— Prof. Yakubu, INEC boss

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As the 2019 general elections inch closer, palpable anxiety persists in many quarters about the credibility of the polls to be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Of...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Why I was not born in hospital— Bishop Adejumo

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*From left: Adejumo, wife, Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed and Dr Florence Ajimobi By Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West BORN 64 years ago in Ororuwo in Boripe local government area of Osun State,...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Tight security in Ekiti as governorship election commences

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Ekiti Election – A security cordon has been thrown on Ekiti as the simultaneous accreditation and voting process is set to commence in Saturday’s governorship election. Correspondents...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

I earlier wished to die at 70, but now praying to live till 96 years—Ajimobi

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AS against his earlier wish to die at the age of seventy years, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has now prayed to God to prolong his life till he clocks ninety-six years. Ajimobi disclosed...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti election: Snatch ballot box, lose your hand; run with it, lose your legs —Police

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Ekiti election: Fear, anxiety, intrigues as Ekiti elects governor today 4,390 soldiers; 30,000 policemen deployed No security for political office holders By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ekiti election:...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

PDP consults with Obasanjo ahead of 2019 polls

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is to meet with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday ahead of 2019 polls. The National Chairman of...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

IPPIS verification for FG’s staff begins July 16 – Oyo-Ita

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By Favour Nnabugwu FG enrolls 486 MDAs, 330,820 employees in IPPIS Abuja – The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, says the verification of Federal Government Employees on the...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Oyo to benefit $200m World Bank grant to improve livestock production

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-OYO State has been listed among sixteen states of the federation that would benefit from a $200 million World Bank grant to improve livestock production in the country....

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos-Badagry Expressway: Residents, commuters blast FG, LASG

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RESIDENTS and motorists, who ply the Lagos-Badary Expressway, are not happy with the Federal and Lagos State government over the deplorable state of the road. Lagos-Badagry Expressway In fact,...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Oyo govt boosts IGR through presumptive tax

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Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE Oyo State government has taken proactive steps on boosting its internally generated revenue by introducing the presumptive tax due...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos, Ogun, Osun to represent S-West at NNPC quiz

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By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THREE secondary school students from Lagos, Osun, and Ogun states, who emerged successful from the South-West zone in the 2018 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Executive Order No. 6 of 2018: Between corruption and national security

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WHEN he ran to be Nigeria’s president for the fourth time in 2014, Muhammadu Buhari pleaded that he was a converted democrat. Since Nigerians granted him his wish in 2015, he appears to have...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →