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BudgIT berates state govts for hiding budgets details

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BudgIT, a civic tech transparency organization has berated state governments for not disclosing details of their 2018 budget. The group also accused the governments of Lagos state and Kwara state...

Wed Jun 27th, 2018     Read More →

BudgIT decries publising of budgets by only 15 states

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BudgIT has decried the lack of transparency around Nigerian State budgets. BudgIT which is currently conducting #StateofStates campaign which examines the level of transparency in the 36 States...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

Ten years after Lamidi Adedibu

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By Reuben Abati It has been ten years since the self-styled “strong man of Ibadan politics”, Chief Lamidi Ariyibi Akanji Adedibu, died. He died on June 11, 2008. I do not recall seeing...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

Police, court rescue woman from lynching over witchcraft allegation

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A policewoman attached to Sapele Police Station, Delta State, yesterday morning, caused commotion when she claimed to have found a 52-year-old woman, Mrs Patience Amuko, at her courtyard. One of...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo launches MSME Clinic in Oyo

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VP Yemi Osinbajo, SAN By Adeola Badru IBADAN—VICE PRESIDENT Yemi Osinbajo said, yesterday, that the establishment of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, were conceived and designed...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-Speaker, Oke Ogun elders reject cattle ranches in Oyo

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Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi By Ola Ajayi & Adeola Badru IBADAN—FOLLOWING the Federal Government’s decision to establish cattle ranches in some parts of the country, the...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

C’River community splits over new clan head

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By Ike Uchechukwu IKOT NAKANDA- THE people of Ikot Nakanda Clan, Akpabuyo Local Government Area, and Cross River State are stormily divided over the selection of new clan head, which has generated...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

Over 700, 000 PVCs uncollected in Oyo—INEC

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INEC PVCs By Adeola Badru IBADAN—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, disclosed that a total of 759,780 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, were yet to be collected in...

Mon Jun 25th, 2018     Read More →

We are ready to fight for justice in Oyo APC , Shittu insists

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The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Sunday, vowed that the aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State would not relent until justice prevailed. Shittu...

Sun Jun 24th, 2018     Read More →

We murdered Oriade, Olabisi Onabanjo University student, girlfriend for sponsoring rival group — Suspected cultists

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Abuja Two self confessed members of a cult group, Aiye Confraternity, have narrated how they murdered one Oriade Adebisi, 22, and his girlfriend, Juliana Eke Imaga, both...

Sun Jun 24th, 2018     Read More →

How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Thursday’s withdrawal of Mr. Clement Ebri, the last challenger to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s bid for the office of national chairman of the All...

Sat Jun 23rd, 2018     Read More →

When executive power overrides king’s order

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By Ola Ajayi By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE ripple effect created by the review of the 1959 Olubadan chieftaincy declaration in Ibadan traditional institution continues to produce unending cycles...

Fri Jun 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Row over 3 perm secs: It’s political —Stakeholders

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By Favour Nnabugwu Stakeholders have attributed the non-re-instatement of three female permanent secretaries whose postings were put on hold without valid reasons for three years now, to scheming...

Fri Jun 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Ibadan masquerade: Olubadan expresses satisfaction over compliance to directive

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Olubadan By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, yesterday, expressed satisfaction with the compliance to his directive banning masquerade dance in the family...

Fri Jun 22nd, 2018     Read More →

APC chairmanship: Oshiomhole unopposed as govs head for consensus

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru, Demola Akinyemi & Omezia Ajayi ABUJA—The All Progressives Congress, APC, was last night putting finishing touches to tomorrow’s...

Fri Jun 22nd, 2018     Read More →