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Oyo elections: INEC receives 32 petitions – REC

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…As NOA engages stakeholders in post election sensitisation By Adeola Badru IBADAN-FOLLOWING the March 9 governorship and house of assembly elections in Oyo State, the Independent National...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Petroleum Prices: Fuel remains steady as kerosene, diesel climb

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….As Anambra, others sell kerosene above N326/litre By Prince Okafor The Average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, remains steady, as the...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Ajimobi forgives FRESH FM over false accusation

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IBADAN—GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday, accepted the public apology of the management of an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, over a broadcast falsely naming him as a co-owner of the...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum wage, others to trigger rise in inflation rate — Analysts

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As inflation rate softens to 11.25% in March By Elizabeth Adegbesan Analysts in the financial sector have projected that the signing of the new minimum wage bill, a hike in energy tariffs and...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 3 suspected internet fraudsters for impersonating Sunny Ade

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By Esther Onyegbula Three suspected internet fraudsters that allegedly impersonated music maestro, King Sunny Ade, and fleeced unsuspecting members of the public of over N3.1 million have been...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Kwara customs distributes seized items to Orphanage, IDPs

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By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin—Nigeria Custom Service has begun free distribution of seized items kept at the government warehouse located at Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Customs Chairman of...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Hoarding: DPR seals three filling stations in Ogbomoso

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By Ola Ajayi The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has sealed three fuel stations in Ogbomoso area of Oyo State for hoarding premium motor spirit. Mordecail Ladan, DPR Executive...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Oyo guber: Adelabu, APC get court’s nod to inspect materials

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By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE Election Petition Tribunal in Oyo State, yesterday, granted governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the March 9 election, Chief Adebayo...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

200 hearing-impaired students seek FG’s intervention on acquired land

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By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—OVER 200 students of Christian Mission School for the Deaf, yesterday, called on Federal Government to prevail on the Oyo State Government to release part of their land...

Mon Apr 15th, 2019     Read More →

How Nigeria can catch up with US, China – Ikokwu

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•Nigeria playing with disintegration without restructuring •Nigeria can’t afford severance package for non-returning federal lawmakers Second Republic Politician and lawyer, Chief...

Mon Apr 15th, 2019     Read More →

Palm Sunday: CAN tasks Christians on sacrificial living

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo state Branch, on Sunday urged Christians to take advantage of the significance of Palm Sunday to imbibe the culture of living a life of...

Sun Apr 14th, 2019     Read More →

ZONING CONTROVERSY: No going back on plans to produce Senate President, House Speaker

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu Those who are waiting for a contest to elect the leadership of the 9th National Assembly may be disappointed as the All Progressives Congress (APC) may not adopt that...

Sun Apr 14th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria has to tame its political class

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By Tonnie Iredia At the end of the 2007 general elections in Nigeria, the Election Observation Delegation of the International Republican Institute (IRI) stated in its report that the conduct did...

Sun Apr 14th, 2019     Read More →

Is it now APC corruption incorporated?

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By Dele Sobowale “History never repeats itself; man does.”—Professor Barbara Tuchman, Harvard University Professor of History. Nigerian politicians in the All Progressives...

Sun Apr 14th, 2019     Read More →

Marriage is necessary, but not compulsory — Ibukun Adeleke

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By EKAETTE BASSEY Budding Yoruba actress, Ibukun Adeleke, who is also a make-up artist, may have spoken the minds of many women of today who see marriage as a burden but are scared to speak out....

Sat Apr 13th, 2019     Read More →