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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 →

OLUBADAN VS AJIMOBI: Oluwo brokers peace, visits gov, monarch

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN—AN end might be in sight to the impasse between the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji and Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State over the coronation of 21...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Abba Kyari, Oyo-Ita reconcile at FEC meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, yesterday, resolved their differences and embraced each other before the...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

FG to spend N300bn on roads reconstruction, rehabilitation in 2018

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The federal government has set aside N300 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of strategic roads across the country in 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari announced this known when he...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari presides over FEC meeting, as Kyari, Oyo-ita `reconcile’

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of the Federal Council (FEC) with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and cabinet ministers in attendance. Newsmen report that others...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Photos: Oyo-Ita, Kyari make up at FEC meeting

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AT the today’s Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Chambers, State House in Abuja the Head of Service to the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Unanswered questions of the Maina saga and Buhari’s anti-corruption fight

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By Rotimi Fasan AS the so-called anti-corruption fight of the Buhari government continues to unravel and is exposed for the sham it’s been turned into by the president, his men and...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari presents N8.612tn budget of Consolidation

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pegs exchange rate at N305/US$, GDP growth of 3.5 percent *** With Oil Benchmark at $45 per barrel , inflation rate of 12.4 percent ***Recurrent Costs of N3.494 trillion ***Debt Service of N2.014...

Tue Nov 7th, 2017     Read More →

Ibadan Obaship suit: There’s ploy to delay case – Olubadan

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—AS the case filed by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji against Governor Abiola Ajimobi over review of 1959 Olubadan Chieftaincy...

Tue Nov 7th, 2017     Read More →

PDP chairmanship : Caucus’ endorsement a right step – George

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Chief Olabode George says his endorsement, alongside two others aspiring to become national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party by the South-West caucus of its Board of Trustees is in...

Mon Nov 6th, 2017     Read More →

President Buhari has neither intention nor capacity to hold credible election – Reno

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I write to warn the international community of a clear and present danger to democracy in Nigeria in the person of President Muhammadu Buhari, a pseudo fascist leader who is taking Nigeria the way...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →