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Breaking: Umahi bars political rallies, party logo as Buhari visits Ebonyi

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru GOVERNOR Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has barred all forms of rallies and display of party logo by different political parties in the state as President Muhammadu Buhari...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

Maina: I want open trial or nothing – Malami

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—Buoyed by rising confidence that he breached no laws in the reinstatement of wanted ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

Jibril urges National Assembly to improve nation’s image, establish foundation for ethics, values

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Abuja – Mrs Sarah Jibril, former Special Adviser to the President on Ethics and Values, has called for the support of the National Assembly to improve the country’s image and establish...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

Aare Ona Kakanfo: Gani Adams choice not by happenstance – Lawson, Iyalode of Egbaland

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The Iyalode of Egbaland, Alaba Lawson, has commended the choice of Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. Lawson, who is also the Iyalode of Yorubaland, in a congratulatory...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

I sold my house to save my business — Prince Dele Akinola

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I had my primary education at AUD Primary School, Isokan local government, Osun State, while my secondary school was at St. Anthony’s College in the same area; Ikoyi-Isokan L.G.A. I finished...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

PDP: The South-South dangerous game

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By Olusegun Akinseye As the elective national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled for December 9 draws close, there is anxiety among members over the possible outcome of the...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Economic diversification: All state capitals to enjoy railway services – Rotimi Amaechi

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Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi spoke with journalists in Lagos where he inspected ongoing railway projects. Excerpts: This administration has an ambitious rail project but the question...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Gov. Ajimobi: Shaping The Future Of Oyo Through Collaborative Efforts

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BY ‘GBENGA OGUNREMI Under Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s watch, good governance and exemplary leadership have grown to become an attitude, a settled way of thinking that continually gives...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Two-Day Agric seminar begins in Ibadan November 21

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A two-day seminar on emerging opportunities in agriculture comes up in Ibadan on November 21 and 22. The event, a stakeholder forum which shall feature livestock and crop farmers, food processors,...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

CONFERMENT OF TITLES: I’m unstoppable, Olubadan boasts

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By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has said the proposed boycott of the conferment of chieftaincy title on Mr Adebayo Shittu,...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Sasa Hausa market: Sitting on a keg of gunpowder

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By Ola Ajayi IBADAN — Unless Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and the State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Odude, wade into the rivalry between members of Sasa Market Traders...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Bishop Jacob Udobang, the visionary ‘world pope’

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TODAY, we remember late Bishop Jacob Brown Udobang who was born into a humble Christian home of late Mr and Mrs Brown Udobang, in the remote and impoverished oil community of Ikot Ekpang, Odoro...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

UI 1967 class wants better facilities for tertiary institution students

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By Ola Ajayi AS the University of Ibadan class of 1967 marked its 50th anniversary after graduation, weekend, majority of them called on Federal and state governments to provide necessary...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Mainagate: Integrity is made of sterner stuff

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The video on Channels Television was dramatic. The event was last week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting and the dramatis personae were the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Corruption trial: Is NJC anti-graft panel dead on arrival?

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Salami who was initially picked by the NJC to head the committee, rejected the offer, maintaining that “the whole exercise would be tantamount to time wasting and a huge theatrical...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →