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One dead, vehicles burnt as JSS students clash in Oyo

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—FOLLOWING a violent protest at Community Grammar School, Olodo area of Ibadan which led to the death of a boy and burning of vehicles, the Oyo State Government has...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Restructuring’ll guarantee equity, fairness, justice in Nigeria — Adebanjo, Bode George

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By Dapo Akinrefon YORUBA elders and leaders, including a leader of pan-Yoruba socio- political organisation, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo; former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Pray, thank God for Nigeria, Osinbajo, Gowon urge Nigerians

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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon(Rtd), on Sunday in Abuja thanked God for his goodness to Nigeria and also prayed for a more prosperous...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s killing fields : 6,562 deaths in 11 months

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By Clifford Ndujihe FOUR weeks to the end of 2018, many Nigerians would be eager to bid the year goodbye and welcome 2019 with open arms. Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Warning to all men – Never trust your friends with your wife!

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By Bunmi Sofola Philco was very reluctant to serve as the ‘Outback’ town she was posted for her youth service. “I’s in one of those states that you know make up the country...

Sat Dec 1st, 2018     Read More →

We’re rebuilding Ayefele’s music house on compassionate ground – Ajimobi

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BY Ola Ajayi, Ibadan The Oyo State Government has said the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of the Music House, owned by the Gospel Musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, which was partially...

Sat Dec 1st, 2018     Read More →

It’s time for women to rise above ‘weaker sex’ tag – Ambode

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged women to rise above all forms of discriminations and ‘weaker sex’ tag and truly play their role as change agents, saying such...

Fri Nov 30th, 2018     Read More →

Anger as herdsmen graze on N3m maize farm in Oyo state

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By Adeola Badru By Adeola Badru IBADAN-IT was a sad experience as a commercial farm owner at Akoya community in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Mr. Kayode Olaitan expressed his...

Fri Nov 30th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari is restructuring the country – Dabiri-Erewa

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Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, on Thursday, said that “President Muhammadu Buhari is restructuring the country, bringing sanity to the...

Thu Nov 29th, 2018     Read More →

Voter apathy inimical to democratic growth – INEC

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Mr Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner( REC) in Oyo State, has called on the electorate to participate actively in the 2019 general elections, saying voter apathy is inimical to...

Thu Nov 29th, 2018     Read More →

NBC will sanction erring sports presenters, Zonal Director says

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Ibadan – Olajumoke Coker, a Zonal Director at National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Wednesday said the commission was ready to sanction sports presenters who violated its codes through...

Wed Nov 28th, 2018     Read More →

You’re an interim gov lacking legitimacy, PDP tells Oyetola

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OSOGBO—ALHAJI Adegboyega Oyetola was, yesterday, sworn in as the governor of Osun State, with a promise that his administration will mark a new beginning in the state. Oyetola DSS rescues...

Wed Nov 28th, 2018     Read More →

FG earns N10.5bn from FGN Savings Bond in 18 months

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By Peter Egwuatu THE Federal Government has raised about N10.5 billion from the Savings Bond in the nation’s capital market since it was floated in March 2017. The Director General, Debt...

Wed Nov 28th, 2018     Read More →

National Mimimum Wage and peculiarities of the localities (2)

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By Afe Babalola Last week I examined the recent efforts by organised Labour to get the Federal Government of Nigeria to increase the National Minimum Wage from its current position of N18,0000....

Wed Nov 28th, 2018     Read More →

Alleged N4.7bn fraud: 10-year old trial of ex-Gov. Ladoja ends

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Lagos – The trial of a former Governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja and one of his aides Waheed Akanbi, on criminal charges of alleged N4.7 billion fraud preferred against them, on Tuesday...

Tue Nov 27th, 2018     Read More →