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Update:Buhari suspends Ruga programme

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….as Osinbajo meets Govs in Aso Rock By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the Ruga settlements project under the National...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Surviving in Nigerian business environment requires strong business focus — Biodun Omoniyi VDC, CEO

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Managing Director of VDT limited, Mr Biodun Omoniyi, is a restless man. As a fresh Engineering graduate in 1989, Omoniyi knew he was not cut out to carry files looking for paid employment. His...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Man, 43, nabbed over attempt to exhume corpse

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A 43-year-old man, Rahman Opeyemi, appeared before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrate’s Court, yesterday, over alleged attempt to exhume a corpse. Opeyemi, who lives in Alapata area, Apete,...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Financial accountability: Makinde to probe LGs, LCDAs accounts

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…Inaugurates visitation panels to two state-owned polytechnics By Adeola Badru IN his bid to ensure financial accountability, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday set up a seven-man...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Oyo govt orders contractors back to site

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By Adeola Badru The Oyo State Government has ordered the contractor handling abandoned building projects on the premises of St. Paul’s Anglican School 1 & 2, Yanbule, Bashorun, Ibadan,...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Shittu suit: Court grants NYSC’s application inviting OAU

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Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court in Ibadan has granted the prayer of the NYSC to bring in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) as a joinder in asuit instituted by the immediate past...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Lawan announces names of Principal Officers

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Sets Up Committee on Legislative Agenda By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATE President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday read letters from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the opposition...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Ekwueme, Ezeoke, Osinbajo and Gbajabiamila (2)

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Eric Teniola THE Unity Party of Nigeria led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo opted out of the arrangement by insisting that in a presidential system of government, there was no room for an all-inclusive...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

If Carthage must be destroyed

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By Obadiah Mailafia THE Gulf of Guinea bore the brunt of the trans-Atlantic commerce in human souls that went on for 300 years, from the 16th century to the 19th century. While the Arabs and...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Who speaks for the Yorubas in the killing fields of Nigeria today?

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By Femi Aribisala PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is a Northerner. He sees Nigeria essentially from a Northern perspective. Even El-Rufai, one of his more ardent supporters, admitted in the past...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: OPEC re-elects Nigeria’s Mohammed Barkindo as Secretary-General

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OPEC in Vienna re-elects Nigeria’s Mohammed Barkindo as Secretary-General for a three-year tenure. Secretary General of OPEC Mohammed Barkindo The oil bloc also approved a nine-month...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Oyo Speaker seeks global support for young Nigerian entrepreneurs

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The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin has called on developed countries to support young Nigerian entrepreneurs to boost the country’s Small and Medium...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Kwara to access UBEC funds as AbdulRazaq approves ‘diverted’ N450m

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By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin – Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday approved immediate payment of the N450m that the previous administration had diverted from the UBEC funds,...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Women challenged to live up to expectation as Makinde swears in first female SSG in Oyo

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By Adeola Badru Following the emergence of the first female Secretary to the State Government (SSG) in the history of Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde has challenged women across the country to...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

N150bn debt: I’ll reveal Ajimobi’s atrocities while in office — Makinde

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN—GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has threatened to reveal how the administration of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi allegedly ran the state into debt if he and his...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →