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Queen Moremi flags off Books & Music Festival on Children’s Day

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By Chinasa Afigbo Miss Toluhi Oreoluwa Adedamola, the reigning Queen Moremi Ajasoro is scheduled to flag off her books & Music Festival initiative with students of Queen’s Model Schools,...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

We targeted secondary school girls for marathon sex —Suspected cultist/rapist

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By Dayo Johnson, Akure AS at the last count, and before the wind blew and the rump of the chicken was exposed, 19 unsuspecting businessmen had fallen victims to Internet fraud allegedly...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

It has not been smooth sailing for the opposition from the beginning — Supo Shonibare, a pioneer AD leader

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By Dapo Akinrefon Chief Supo Shonibare is a lawyer and a chieftain of the Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere Shonibare was an active member of the defunct National Democratic...

Sun May 26th, 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 →

Governors laud Osinbajo’s leadership skills

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Nigerian governors have paid glowing tributes to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for his leadership and values as chairman of National Economic Council (NEC). VP Osinbajo Prof. Osinbajo who chaired...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Plaintiff in Kwara gov-elect certificate saga discontinues case

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By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin—A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adekunle Abraham, plaintiff, who dragged the Kwara State governor-elect Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to court...

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 →

”I saw the 17-year-old student in a pool of blood in bed” – Policeman tells court

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Sgt. Alufailu Peter, on Thursday, told an FCT High Court that he saw the body of the deceased 17-year-old boy who was allegedly stabbed to death by Rukayat Abdulkareem, in a pool of blood on his...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Olujonwo Obasanjo’s divorce suit to estranged wife stalled

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Ikeja – The inability of Mr Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to serve his estranged wife a copy of their divorce petition has stalled the proceedings at an Ikeja...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Man allegedly murders mistress’ husband

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Ilorin – An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a man, Abdullahi Ali, accused of allegedly murdering his mistress’s husband, be remanded in prison, pending legal...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

As Saraki’s memorable Eighth Senate winds up

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WITHIN a few days, the Eighth National Assembly with the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki as its Head, will wind up. Dr Bukola Saraki For the Senate and its bicameral peer, the...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

No issue over Kwara gov-elect’s WAEC certificate — INEC

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By Demola Akinyemi Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, dismissed reports that it had been asked to produce the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, certificate of...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Gov Fayemi emerges as new NGF Chairman, Tambuwal Deputy

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has emerged as the new Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF June 2019-2021. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Fayemi who...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Raging storm over Kokori’s replacement as NSITF board chairman

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By Victor Young WHEN the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Monday, May 13, 2019, inaugurated the Board of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, with Mr. Austin...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

North Central leads with open defecation In Nigeria – UNICEF 

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… Says Jigawa, Bauchi, Katsina, top three states with open defecation free communities By Femi Bolaji and Bashir Bello The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said 16 million people...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →