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Four die as Ondo, Anambra, Oyo youths raze INEC office, police station, others

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Youths in Ondo State went berserk yesterday, destroying several public infrastructures across the 18 councils. In Okitipupa town, the headquarters of Okitipupa Council, over 100 angry youths...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Restructure now to save Nigeria!

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The groundswell of agitation for true federalism and restructuring should now warrant more than a passing interest of the Buhari administration. As usual, his apple-polishers are showing zero...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari under attack over Lekki massacre

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The Presidency, yesterday, came under attack from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over Tuesday’s shooting of ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

I will not resign as Ondo deputy governor, says Ajayi

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Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has debunked rumour that he may resign from office this week, declaring that his tenure will end next year February 23, 2021. Ajayi, who is the...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

Despite protests, Senate confirms Aisha Dahir-Umar as PenCom DG, others

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Aisha Dahir-UmarDespite protests by some lawmakers, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of Dr. Oyindasola Olureme Oni, and Aisha Dahir-Umar as Chairman and Director General pf the...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

We cannot unitarise security if we want a liveable Nigeria, says Fayemi

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Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi, is celebrating two years into his second tenure as helmsman. He spoke with some senior...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate

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After several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Akeredolu visits Oyetola over #EndSARS attack

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Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday paid a solidarity visit to his Osun counterpart, Adegboyega Oyetola, over the attack on his convoy by armed thugs that allegedly infiltrated the...

Sun Oct 18th, 2020     Read More →

Ondo varsity directs workers to resume work on October 19

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The Management of Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State, has directed all teaching and non-teaching staff of the institution to resume duty on...

Sun Oct 18th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria resumes Yellow fever vaccination – WHO

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[FILE PHOTO] A patient down with yellow feverThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria has resumed Yellow fever vaccination with safety measures for the COVID-19 in context. WHO Regional...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →

148 new cases push Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll to 60,982

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NCDC centerThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 148 new cases of coronavirus in the country, according to its official twitter handle on Thursday. It said that the 148 new...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos East bye-election on INEC’s radar as candidates, parties plot winning tactics

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Gbadamossi The rivalry between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2023 general elections has shifted from the recent Edo and Ondo...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →

ASUU and our president’s ‘democratic’ destiny

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ASUU National President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi Photo: Twitter Let me begin with an apology: last Friday I told dear ASUU people and comrades and all readers of this column to read Second Kings...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →

Akeredolu orders schools to resume October 19

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Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has ordered all schools in the state to resume full academic activities by Monday, October 19, 2020. He further directed that all schools must abide by...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

APC expels only female lawmaker in Ondo Assembly

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Barely 48 hours after the Ondo State governorship election, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled the House of Assemblymember representing Ilaje Constituency 11, Semilore...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →