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GOtv Boxing Night returns to Ibadan

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…Joe Boy, Fijabi, others to feature Reigning African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph of Nigeria, will defend his title on 29 July at GOtv Boxing...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Oyo Assembly passes bill on anthem, logo

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The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the State’s Anthem and Logo Bill 2017 into law, after scaling through the third reading. The House presided over by the Speaker, Mr Olagunju...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Gumi’s pedagogy

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•Dr Ahmad Gumi By Yinka Odumakin SHEIK Ahmed Gumi,a fiery Islamic preacher in an interview with a weekend Newspaper packed a lot of truth to power. His critical intervention at a time Nigeria...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

New kings suspend Olubadan’s LG salary

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Olubadan By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE new kings installed by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, yesterday, confirmed that they were responsible for the stoppage of the monthly salary of the...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria-style democracy

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By Femi Aribisala THE system of government favoured by Nigerians has always been the democratic system. Even military governments in Nigeria seize power ostensibly in the interest of upholding...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

MTN cries foul as NLC pickets firm

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young, Anayo Okoli, Princewil Ekwuijuru & Boluwaji Obahopo Global System for Mobile Communication, GSM giant, MTN, Monday, berated Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, for picketing...

Mon Jul 9th, 2018     Read More →

Take research works off shelves – scientist tells FG

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A scientist, Dr Emmanuel Unuabonah, on Monday called on the Federal Government to implement research findings in an effort to promote research and innovation. Unuabonah, an Associate Professor in...

Mon Jul 9th, 2018     Read More →

Oluwo faults Afenifere, YCE on refusal of cattle ranches in S-West

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A controversial traditional ruler in the South West, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, who recently pronounced himself as Emir of Iwo which caused a stir among Yoruba leaders,...

Sun Jul 8th, 2018     Read More →

OYO’S AJIMOBI: Restoring the pacesetter’s glory

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It is also on record that Ajimobi built the first ever flyover by any civilian administration in the state. This feat successfully decongested the once intractable traffic at the popular and...

Sun Jul 8th, 2018     Read More →

You’re Awolowo’s reincarnation, APC excos tell Ayandele

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, party Executive members in Oyo state have given a thumbs up to one of the governorship aspirant in the state, Dr. Olusola Ayandele, popularly called Stainless...

Sat Jul 7th, 2018     Read More →

God told me if Ekiti election is fraudulent, 2019 general election will fail; prophet warns

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…end killings now, he tells Buhari A renowned blind cleric, Prophet Muideen Kasali , has warned against subverting the will of the people and that of God in Ekiti on the July 14 Governorship...

Sat Jul 7th, 2018     Read More →

You betrayed Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Odigie-Oyegun; Fayose replies Oshiomhole

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Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said nothing is haunting him and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the people of the state go to poll next Saturday to elect a new...

Sat Jul 7th, 2018     Read More →

Your obsession with my boobs must stop – Funke Adesiyan to Linda Ikeji

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Popular busty actress and politician, Funke Adesiyan is totally pissed-off with foremost blogger, Linda Ikeji over what she describes as the latter’s obsession with her big boobs. In a...

Sat Jul 7th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti 2018: Who wears the diadem

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Unlike in the past when the race for Ekiti State governorship seat was narrowed to just two popular political parties, the July 14, 2018 Gubernatorial election in Ekiti will be a fierce battle,...

Sat Jul 7th, 2018     Read More →

You do not have to be in power to help your community — Oluwakemi Alao Akala

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The cosy grounds of the home of former Oyo state governor Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala was already a beehive of activities by the time WW went calling on a sunny Sunday morning. The lady of the...

Sat Jul 7th, 2018     Read More →