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GTBank improves access to education for children

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Initiates #BeatTheDistance for Rural Communities As the country marks the 2019 Children’s Day, leading Nigerian Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) has launched a nationwide initiative,...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Olowo of Owo stool : Ajike family present Prince Olatunbosun Ajike as their sole candidate

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By Dayo Johnson Akure – AS the race for the stool of the Olowo of Owo in Ondo state hots up, the Ajike Atanneye ruling house has presented Prince Olayemi Olatunbosun Ajike as their sole...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Protest over 200% hike in tuition fees: Your action is one and a half years late, Akeredolu tells varsities’ students

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By Dayo Johnson, Akure Students of Ondo State owned tertiary institutions stormed Akure, the state capital, on Wednesday, ventilating their anger over alleged hike in their tuition fees. Rotimi...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Suicide craze: Fear, rejection, frustration, other reasons children, students, young adults take own lives

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By Esther Onyegbula Several years back Nigerians were referred to as the happiest people on planet earth. But today, that is history as there are enough reasons not to be happy: family...

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 →

Energy access model for off-grid communities in Niger Delta

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By Teslim Giwa Electricity as recipe for sustainable growth The provision of electricity and affordable energy has been a major challenge to communities in the Niger Delta for as far back as the...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

White Man set to rule airwaves with new single

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By EKAETTE BASSEY Money Making Machine Gang (MMMG) soldier, White Man, originally known as Omotore Adebayo, is set to announce his arrival on the ever busy Nigerian music scene with a new hit,...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Amosun has done well for Ogun,says Buhari

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By DAUD OLATUNJI. ABEOKUTA – President Muhammadu Buhari has eulogized the outgoing Governor of Ogun state,Senator Ibikunle Amosun for his performance as Governor of the state . President...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

As May 29 beckons: A game plan for President Buhari

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By Dr Ugoji Egbujo Mr president, it’s the second leg. The gods are on your side. Your fans are no longer expecting a miracle. And they now know it’s not 1984. And they...

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 →

APC NWC summons emergency meeting over Zamfara

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Following Friday’s Supreme Court judgement which invalidated the election of all candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC in Zamfara state, the...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

18 pupils die in India fire

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New Delhi – A massive fire broke out at a tuition class in India’s Western state of Gujarat on Friday killing 18 students, police said. Videos recorded by locals which were circulated...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

10 YEAR POWER OUTAGE: Ondo Senator-elect calls for review of contract to DISCOS

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—-CONCERNED by the power outage in the Southern Senatorial district of Ondo State for over ten years, a Senator- Elect, Nicholas Towofomo has asked the Federal...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Govs’ll criticise FG constructively, says new NGF chair, Fayemi

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—NEWLY elected Chairman Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday said yesterday governors would not shy away from criticizing...

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 →