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Oyo: Concerns about Ladoja’s next move

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Ola Ajayi, Ibadan The normally feisty political chieftains in Oyo State have been unusually quiet. However, the quietness is not what many are taking for granted as the 2019 General Election...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Accident: Mother, child burnt to death on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

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A mother and her child were on Tuesday burnt to death in a lone traffic accident that involved a white Mazda bus at Onigari axis of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway. Mr Babatunde...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

FG urges Auditors-General to support fight against corruption

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President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged all Auditors-General to support the Federal Government’s fight against corruption in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari,...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

No rift between me and Agbaje – Bode George

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Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, said there was no rift between him and Mr Jimi Agbaje, the party’s governorship...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo, Shettima, El-Rufai, Peterside, others meet over APC crisis

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Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima on Monday led to the presidential villa, members of a national peace and reconciliation committee, set up by the All Progressives Congress to reconcile aggrieved...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

The huge debt burden and how we got there (2)

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By Eric Teniola ON getting to power on August 28, 1985, General Ibrahim Babangida told the nation that “the last twenty months have not witnessed any significant changes in the national...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

One dead, vehicles burnt as JSS students clash in Oyo

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—FOLLOWING a violent protest at Community Grammar School, Olodo area of Ibadan which led to the death of a boy and burning of vehicles, the Oyo State Government has...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Restructuring’ll guarantee equity, fairness, justice in Nigeria — Adebanjo, Bode George

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By Dapo Akinrefon YORUBA elders and leaders, including a leader of pan-Yoruba socio- political organisation, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo; former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Pray, thank God for Nigeria, Osinbajo, Gowon urge Nigerians

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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon(Rtd), on Sunday in Abuja thanked God for his goodness to Nigeria and also prayed for a more prosperous...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s killing fields : 6,562 deaths in 11 months

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By Clifford Ndujihe FOUR weeks to the end of 2018, many Nigerians would be eager to bid the year goodbye and welcome 2019 with open arms. Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Warning to all men – Never trust your friends with your wife!

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By Bunmi Sofola Philco was very reluctant to serve as the ‘Outback’ town she was posted for her youth service. “I’s in one of those states that you know make up the country...

Sat Dec 1st, 2018     Read More →

We’re rebuilding Ayefele’s music house on compassionate ground – Ajimobi

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BY Ola Ajayi, Ibadan The Oyo State Government has said the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of the Music House, owned by the Gospel Musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, which was partially...

Sat Dec 1st, 2018     Read More →

It’s time for women to rise above ‘weaker sex’ tag – Ambode

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged women to rise above all forms of discriminations and ‘weaker sex’ tag and truly play their role as change agents, saying such...

Fri Nov 30th, 2018     Read More →

Anger as herdsmen graze on N3m maize farm in Oyo state

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By Adeola Badru By Adeola Badru IBADAN-IT was a sad experience as a commercial farm owner at Akoya community in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Mr. Kayode Olaitan expressed his...

Fri Nov 30th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari is restructuring the country – Dabiri-Erewa

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Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, on Thursday, said that “President Muhammadu Buhari is restructuring the country, bringing sanity to the...

Thu Nov 29th, 2018     Read More →