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EFCC arrests legal luminary in Osun

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An Osun State-based legal luminary, Temitope Oyedipe was on Tuesday arrested by operatives of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the premises of Osun State High Court, Ile-Ife for...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

We did not collect money from Obaseki to give him ticket ― PDP

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The outgoing national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied that it collected bribe from Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to give him the party’s gubernatorial...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

OAU student’s murder: Court turns down Hilton Hotel’s founder’s request for bail

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JUSTICE Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday turned down the request for the bail of the detained founder of Hilton Hotel in Ile-Ife, Dr Ramon Adegoke Adedoyin. Adedoyin had, in...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Man sentenced to prison for stealing rice, spaghetti, cigarettes, noodles, others worth N4,560

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A Magistrate Court sitting in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Monday sentenced a middle-aged man, ThankGod Paul, to six months jail term for stealing food items worth N4,560.The convict said to have stolen...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

3 night guards arraigned for failing to foil robbery attack in Osun

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Osun State Police Command on Monday, arraigned three security guards before a Magistrate Court in Ile-Ife for failing to foil a robbery attack on an estate in Modakeke community. The night...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

FG partners World Bank on mineral data capturing in Kwara, 18 other states

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The federal government’s Ministry of Mines and Steel Development in partnership with the World Bank has commenced data capturing of sites where mineral resources are located in selected 19...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

3 night guards arraign for failing to foil robbery attack in Osun

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Osun State Police Command on Monday, arraigned three security guards before a Magistrate Court in Ile-Ife for failing to foil a robbery attack on an estate in Modakeke community.The night guards,...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

10 LGA in Osun benefit from FG’s N5,000 monthly payment scheme

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10, out of the 30 local governments in Osun State had been shortlisted for the Federal Government’s Rapid Response Register (RRR) scheme, under which some indigent people will receive the...

Mon Dec 6th, 2021     Read More →

Osoba urges Buhari to sign electoral bill, backs direct primary

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Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, former Ogun State Governor and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusegun Osoba, has expressed his expressed total support for a direct...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Reps committee queries NCDC over payment of N9bn COVID-19 intervention fund to personal accounts

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The House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee has queried the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for paying part of the N9 billion it received as special intervention fund by the...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Police detain officer who allegedly killed truck driver in Osun

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Few hours after Osun State governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, condemned the alleged killing of a truck driver by a policeman in the Ota Efun area of Osogbo, on Friday and charged the State...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

During the civil war, my father lost everything he had —Nwolise

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Professor Osisioma Basil Chinedu Nwolise is a political scientist, public affairs analyst and a retired university teacher. He told TUNDE ADELEKE his life story.Can you share a brief insight into...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Direct primaries: Why NASS should have allowed political parties to make their own decisions —Ayodele

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Bonnie Ayodele, a professor of Political Science, Ekiti State University, speaks with IMOLEAYO OYEDEYI on NASS’s approval of direct primaries for political parties as well as the performance...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Regulatory Lapses Fueling Spread Of Illegal Gas Outlets, Explosions

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The failure of the regulatory authorities both in the oil and gas sector as well as at the state level to provide adequate oversight is fueling the rapid spread of illegal Liquefied Natural Gas...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Appraising Nigeria’s indigenous religion

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The African indigenous religions provide strong linkages between the life of humans and the world of the ancestors. Humans are thus able to maintain constant and symbiotic relations with their...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →