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Ondo 2020: Sanwo-Olu drums support for Akeredolu

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Ahead of the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has drummed support for Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on his re-election bid. Sanwo-Olu who is also...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 2 deaths, 126 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths and 126 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

Flood sweeps away man in Ondo, ravages Kogi, Niger

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A middle-aged man has been swept away by flood in Iwaro Oka community of Akoko South West Local Government area, Ondo State at the weekend. Sources said the motorcycle of the farmer, simply...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

Akeredolu, Mimiko trade words over guber poll

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The October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo State has become a tug-of-war between the incumbent governor and candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

Historic perspective on the pardon of Alli and Enahoro

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The presidential pardon granted by President Muhammadu Buhari, to former Nationalist and Minister, Anthony Eromosele Enahoro (1923-2010) and also to Professor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli (1929-1989),...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria cases now 58,198 with 49,722 discharged

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases has reached 58,198 with 49,722 patients discharged from various isolation centres across the federation, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed. In...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Will INEC sing ‘redemption song’ in Ondo-10-10-20?

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We need to reflect on the power in the words, ‘redemption song’ as originally conceived by the iconic Bob Marley. More than ever before, we need redemption of so much time that has...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

How to consolidate PDP’s reign in South South

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PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus PHOTO: TwitterSeveral theories have been propounded on how the complete takeover of the South-South geopolitical zone by the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

2023: Jega, 33 others lead PRP advisory committee

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National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Festus Okoye (left); Ondo State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Rufus Akeju; INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Second wave looms amid lax safety protocols

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Even law enforcement agents have abandoned the use of facemasks in Lagos PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN With 125 additional new cases as at last Thursday, the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Akeredolu kicks as Wike alleges plot to compromise Ondo election

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Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that pressure was being mounted on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to rig the...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

‘Why Okun-Yoruba wants to leave the North’

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Jibril Olu Yusuf Jibril Olu Yusuf, President of African Centre for Development Research (ACDR) and Secretary, Okun Liberty Advocacy Group (OLAG), who is working in conjunction with the umbrella...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Consolidating Nigeria’s electoral successes

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[files] An official of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) count votes cast after the Edo State governorship elections in Benin City, Midwestern Nigeria, on September 19, 2020....

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records no COVID-19-related death in 24-hours, as cases reach 57,849

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 125 new cases of COVID-19. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

PenCom approves shared service initiative to accelerate data recapture

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Dahir-Umar • Considers self-service remote recapturing • Only 11 states remit pension contributions under CPS The National Pension Commission (PenCom), has approved the proposal by the...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →