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N7.6bn Oyo Loan: Makinde clarifies air on seeking legislative approval

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By Agency Report Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has clarified that the N7.6 billion loan collected from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was not fresh, but one his predecessor, former...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Oyo APC slams Makinde, Speaker over controversial N7.6b loan

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State chapter, has berated Gov. Seyi Makinde and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, over what it called hasty approval of a fresh...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget: More Knocks by Senators

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As Senators express doubts on meeting up with targeted N8.155trillion, Kick against Increase in VAT Task FG on revenue generation Adjourn Debate till Tuesday By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

$50bn Africa Food Import: Obasanjo urges DRC to invest in agriculture

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By Gabriel Ewepu Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Tuesday, urged the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to invest more in agriculture, particularly cassava, soybean, cowpea and plantain,...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

$50bn Africa Food Import: Obasanjo urges Congo to invest in agriculture

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By Gabriel Ewepu, Abuja Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Tuesday, urged the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to invest more in agriculture, particularly cassava, soybean, cowpea, and...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

Association raises over N60m for educational development

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Government College, Ibadan Old Boys Association (GCIOBA) says it has so far raised over N60 million to support educational development of the school. Members of the Government College Ibadan Old...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Reactions as Nigerians compare Tinubu, Fashola, Ambode, Sanwo-Olu govt

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Lagos State is the most populous state (and city) in Nigeria and on the African continent. Its population is expected to reach 88.3 million by 2100 ― almost three times the current...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Three million unregistered pharmaceutical centres in Nigeria — PSN

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Ola Ajayi NO fewer than three million unregistered pharmaceutical premises are spread across the country, a former National President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Mr Olumide...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Why disbursement of N5bn mining fund was stalled — Minister

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By Gabriel Ewepu THE Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Architect Olamilekan Adegbite, has indicated that lack of suitable model may have hindered the disbursement of Nigeria’s N5...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Was Abdulrasheed Maina a fugitive?

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By Rotimi Fasan In July 2015, Abdulrasheed Maina who was last week arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services, reportedly escaped from the country to Dubai in the United Arab...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

INSECURITY: It’s time tomake our politics part time – Adebutu

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Explains how he will unite Yoruba monarchs After being announced as the Odole of Oodua, a special office that works closely with the Ooni to rally descendants of Oduduwa all over the world, Chief...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Explore tourism potential for job creation, monarch urges Nigerians

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The Olota of Ota in Ogun, Oba Adeyemi Obalanlege, on Tuesday urged Nigerians to explore tourism potentialities in the country for job creation. Obalanlege made the call at the annual seminar of...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Owo poly sacks ASUP chairman, secretary

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The management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, on Tuesday, sacked Mr Oluwadare Ijawoye, the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in the institution and his Secretary, Mr...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →

Osun NSCDC arrest robbery suspect while attempting to rob victim

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By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo Osun state command of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday smashed two-man gang specialized in robbing bank customers in the state, especially those with...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →

Tourism stakeholders tell FG to explore tourism potential for job creation

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By Jimoh Babatunde Governments at all levels in the country have been urged to focus more on tourism in order to achieve accelerated development of the country as the oil wealth is fast...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →