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Nigeria’s problem not policy formulation but implementation — Obasanjo

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Ibadan – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has identified policy implementation and not formulation as a major problem hindering Nigeria’s growth and development. Former President...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

Yoruba youths set agenda for Southwest governors

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Lagos – The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Saturday urged Southwest governors to prioritise security of the region and key into late Obafemi Awolowo’s ideologies to...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

KOICA spends $500m on Nigeria’s e-Government plan

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… as FG launches Master Plan By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA – Federal government says Korea International Corporation Agency, KOICA has so far spent $500 million towards the realization...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

CBN will sustain unconventional policies to boost economic growth — Emefiele

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By Babajide Komolafe & Adeola Badru The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday said that the apex bank will sustain its use of unconventional monetary policy to...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Poll: S-Court knocks APC, sacks Zamfara Gov-elect, declares PDP winner

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Anka, expressed concern over the verdict, which handed over the government to PDP, as according to him, the party has no popularity. Court Supreme Court sacks Zamfara gov-elect, awards N10m cost...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

I’m leaving behind peace, Security as my legacy – Ajimobi

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE outgoing Governor of Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi on Friday said that as his administration which will come to end on the midnight of May 28, was leaving behind a...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Unpaid Pension: Govs use LG funds as pocket money, S’West pensioners allege

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Threaten legal action against governors By Dayo Johnson RETIREES in the South-West geopolitical zone, under the auspices of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, yesterday, threatened to drag the...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

NLC gives Oyo govt 24-hour ultimatum on workers’ welfare

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By Ola Ajayi SIX days to the swearing-in of a new administration in Oyo State, the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in the state has given the state government a 24-hour ultimatum...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Pilgrims are sponsors of your contract, NAHCON boss tells approved airlines

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THREE airlines have been approved by the Presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max Air Limited, Medview Airlines Plc, and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia. NAHCON-Boss, Barr Abdullahi...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Community takes action against new born deaths in Oyo

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela IBADAN—SCALING down the increasing rate of child mortality and new born deaths across the country has been a major challenge to health...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Leader of all Yoruba Obas comment: S’West monarchs blast Olugbo

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THE last is yet to be heard of the Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom, Oba Frederick Obateru Akinruntan. The controversial monarch recently stirred the hornet’s nest when he boasted that he remains the...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, ministers hold valedictory FEC session today

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President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

The good, bad, ugly sides of Dogara’s House

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By Emman Ovuakporie IN less than three weeks the 8th House of Representatives will kiss the dust as the 9th House mounts the centre stage for another four years. Speaker Dogara A peep into the...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Four things Prof. Yemi Osinbajo means to Nigeria

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Not many people know what Prof. Yemi Osinbajo really means to Nigerians and how he has impacted the lives of people and the nation. VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, CURRENTLY ON THE NEXT LEVEL...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Transport fares spike in April

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan Despite the decline in the price of premium motor spirit (PMS) also known as petrol, the average fare paid by passengers for bus journey intercity, air journey and journey...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →