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Ajimobi, Oyo State APC move towards rancour-free primaries

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Ibadan – Ahead of the forthcoming primaries of the party, All Progressives Congress(APC) in Oyo State has intensified efforts at ensuring a rancour free process. Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of the...

Tue Sep 11th, 2018     Read More →

No, Osinbajo, IBB left legacies

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo last Sunday took a swipe at past governments in Nigeria accusing them of draining huge funds with little or no investment in infrastructure. Specifically, he accused...

Tue Sep 11th, 2018     Read More →

How Borno tops list of birth registration rates

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By Chioma Obinna The Borno State Director, National Population Commission, NPoPC, Mr. Bukar Gajiram has explained the rationale behind the State’s outstanding performance in birth...

Tue Sep 11th, 2018     Read More →

AD begins sale of forms, waives payment for women,credible youths

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The Alliance for Democracy (AD) on Tuesday announced the commencement of sale of its expression of interest and nomination forms for the 2019 general elections. The national Chairman, AD, Mr...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

FIRS to go after billionaire tax defaulters’ bank accounts – Fowler

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Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, will soon go after the bank accounts of defaulting taxpayers who are raking in billions in Nigeria and are not paying taxes, FIRS Chairman, Tunde Fowler, has...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

Sorry, I am a Nigerian, not a politician

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By Owei Lakemfa I UNDERSTAND the Nigerian citizen. I know he wants the basics of life; food, shelter, education, healthcare, security, clothes on his back and a footwear. But I do not know what...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

Why we are giving N10,000 collateral free loans – Presidency

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Says PVC not condition for the loan By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Presidency last night debunked the insinuation that beneficiaries of the Federal Government Trademoi, N10,000...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Oyo APC aspirants adopt indirect primaries

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Aspirants in Oyo state who plan to contest elections on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) have unanimously adopted indirect primaries as the mode of selecting the candidates ahead of...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

Crisis erupts in Igbo community in Oyo over election of executives

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By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan IGBO community in Oyo State has been thrown into crisis following emergence of parallel executives after two separate elections to fill various positions in the union....

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

NAHCON lauds President Buhari, Saudi Authorities

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria(NAHCON) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his continued support to the activities of the commission and paving the way for it to conduct...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

NCS to FG: Update and implement national policy on ICT in education

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By Emeka Aginam The position of participants at the just concluded Nigeria Computer Society, NCS, on the Nigerian national policy on Information Communication Technology, ICT, and education was...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

Oyo guber aspirants to emerge through indirect primaries – Ajimobi

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…Orders serving political aspirants to resign By Adeola Badru IBADAN-GOVERNORSHIP aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State are to emerge through indirect...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

If the Yoruba were visited by genocide we will not be talking of one Nigeria – FFK

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Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said that Nigerians will not be talking of one nation if the genocide that the Igbo and the Middle Belt were subjected to were visited on the Yoruba just as he asked...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

Kofi Annan, our great in-law

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By Emeka Obasi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, must be briefing the President on Nigeria’s role in the funeral of former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan. He was...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

FCT Earth Tremor: Scientist urges implement laws against illegal mining, borehole digging

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Abuja – Prof. Babatunde Rabiu, a scientist, has urged government to enforce existing laws against illegal mining and arbitrary drilling of boreholes to avert incidences of earth tremors,...

Fri Sep 7th, 2018     Read More →