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COVID-19: Nigeria records 317 new cases – NCDC

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[FILES] NCDC team. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEIThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded additional 317 COVID-19 cases on July 23, from 187 cases on July 22. The NCDC made...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Extradition request: Igboho’s fate hangs in the balance

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Five days after the arrest of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, at the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou, Benin Republic, it is becoming increasingly clear...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Herders-farmers clash: In search of lasting solution to age-long conflict

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Beyond the ban placed on open grazing of cattle by many states of the federation to curb incessant violent conflict between herders and farmers, some of the state governments have also come up...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Igboho drags AGF, DSS to court, demands N500b damages

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Meanwhile, another of Igboho’s counsels, Yemi Alliyu (SAN), yesterday, dragged the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), the DSS and the State Director of the secret police before an...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Odejobi… Opportunities around youths are endless

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Niyi Odejobi Niyi Odejobi is a senior executive in one of the largest multinational organisations in Nigeria. He’s also the Managing Partner of an Ibadan based hospitality company. The...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Olufemi Ogunsola: Philanthropist, Academic•••

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Dr. Olufemi Ayodeji Ogunsola was born on January 25, 1955 in Minna, Niger State to the family of the late Prof A. F. Ogunsola of Ile Alagbede compound, Babanloma, Kwara State and Mrs. Victoria...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

DSS to produce detained Igboho’s aides in court on July 29

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DSS Office. Photo; THESUNA Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce the 12 detained associates of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo,...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 184 new cases, discharges 32 – NCDC

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[ FILES] NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded additional 184 COVID-19 infections as of July 22. The...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

APGA chieftain condemns alleged moves to subvert people’s will, buy judgment

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Chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the Southwest, Dr. Samson Olalere, has chided some elements in the party, accusing them of shopping for judgments to pervert...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

WHO, NCDC alert to 77% rise in COVID-19 cases

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have raised the alarm over the rising COVID-19 cases and deaths in the country. WHO Country Representative, Dr....

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Makinde promises to inaugurate inter-faith Council next month

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[FILES] Seyi Makinde. Photo/TWITTER/SEYIAMAKINDEPays Sallah homage to Olubadan, Aare Musulumi, Ladoja, others Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said he would next month inaugurate the...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

ISO accredits Ajimobi’s ABC medical laboratory 

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Medical experts and laboratory scientists, yesterday, stressed the need for collaborative efforts between the government and private sector to build a strong, solid, affordable, reliable and...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Diplomatic stalemate in Benin over Igboho’s detention, extradition

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As extradition battle begins in Republic of Benin following Monday’s arrest of an embattled campaigner for Yoruba self-determination, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, his...

Thu Jul 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Protecting investors in PPP and concession deals

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[FILES] Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Ekanem Oyo-ItaThe deficit in Nigeria’s infrastructure has brought a heavy cost to the economy. For instance, congestion due to poor port...

Thu Jul 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Youths in Ibadan stage protest, call for Igboho’s release

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Some aggrieved youths and people sympathetic to the plights of Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, on Wednesday, staged a protest in major areas of Ibadan, Oyo State capital,...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →