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Swiss Golden: Nigerian sues EFCC, others for defamation, harassment

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A Nigerian man, Dickson NonsoOnuchukwu has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Inspector-General of Police (IG) and the Lagos Police Commissioner to court for alleged...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Zakkat: Forum distributes N2.4m to indigent Muslims in Oyo

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The Elders Consultative Forum of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria, Oyo State Chapter, on Sunday distributed N2.4 million cash as Zakkat (alms) to indigent Muslims in the state. Alhaji...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

The return of Ládélé’s Classic Yoruba literature

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The classic Yoruba literatures, Je n lo gbatemi and Igbi Aye Nyi of the renowned Yoruba author, the late Chief TAA Ládélé, has returned to the bookshelf. The works of the...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC ward congress commences in Oyo amidst speculations of division

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The ward congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) commenced in some local governments across Oyo State on Sunday, newsmen report. APC Newsmen report that the congress was only being...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC crises fester: One killed; Oyegun, Dogara, Kwankwaso boycott ward congresses

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THE crises ravaging the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, deepened at the weekend as the nationwide ward congresses ended on a mixed note. The party’s governorship primary in Ekiti...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Your cult-like followership will disappear if…, Okupe warns Buhari

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By Yinka Ajayi Dr. Doyin Okupe served as spokesperson for former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan. Now the South-West leader of the Accord Party after defecting from the former...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Why Buhari’s government is under-reported

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The problem with the posture is that the elite constitute a minority in Nigeria meaning that the government is virtually cut off from the majority of its citizens. It is therefore the government...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Our money is safe with Buhari, Osinbajo – Lauretta Onochie

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As the number of presidential aspirants increase day by day with each reeling out his manifestos and political promises, presidency is not left out to mention how President Muhammadu Buhari is...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

Oyo council poll will hold as scheduled–Ajimobi

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Ibadan- Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says the May 12 local government election will hold in the state as scheduled inspite of a court ruling stopping it in some wards. Oyo state governor,...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

APC: Battle lines drawn in Lagos, Imo, Kaduna, Delta, Rivers

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•As congresses hold today The battle for the control of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC commences today with congresses holding across the country with pitch battles in many...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari has managed economy better than Jonathan, others – Ajimobi

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Ibadan – Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has stated that no other president in the country has managed the nation’s economy better than President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

Searching for first Nigerian professor

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Edward Wilmot Blyden was born in 1832 to Igbo parents who were enslaved and sold to the new world. His place of birth, St. Thomas[now US Virgin Islands] did not stop him from holding on to his...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

12 schools vie for honour as Milo Secondary Schools B/ball dunks off

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The National finals of the 20th Nestle Milo Secondary Schools basketball championships dunks off today at the indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. A total of 12 schools made up of...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

4 sales assistants steal baby milk, Chelsea dry gin, red wine

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Ibadan – Four sales assistants of a supermarket in Ibadan have appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing goods valued at N16, ooo from their employer. The...

Fri May 4th, 2018     Read More →

Chieftaincy Declaration: Dilemma as Ajimobi approves elevation of 48 new kings in Oyo

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By Ola Ajayi IBADAN – WHEN Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State said, after the review of 1959 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and eventual promotion of high chiefs and Baales numbering 21...

Fri May 4th, 2018     Read More →