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‘FG recycling plant in Ekiti on verge of collapse’

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Ado Ekiti – The multi-purpose recycling plant at the Ilokun dump site in Ado-Ekiti, needs the urgent attention of the state and federal governments. News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN)...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Why Oyo APC won’t interfere in NASS elections—Oke

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, on Monday said that the party would not interfere in the leadership elections of the National Assembly. The ...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Why Oyo APC won’t interfere in NASS elections — Oke

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, on Monday said that the party would not interfere in the leadership elections of the National Assembly. APC The ...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Prices of fuel, kerosene rose in February — NBS

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By Emmanuel Elebeke National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said the average price for refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise known as cooking gas,...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

I have no hand in Sugar’s death – Oyo Assembly Chief Whip

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—AS investigations into the murder of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Temitope Olatoye, who was shot dead by gunmen at Lalupon area of Lagelu Local...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

PDP’s peculiar victory in Oyo State

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By Oludayo Tade THE 2019 general elections have shown the growing evolution and sophistication of the Nigerian electorate. Despite obvious lapses and controversies of inconclusiveness in some...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Black History Month: ‘The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them’

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By Prisca Duru To commemorate the 2019 Black History Month, the United States Consulate General in Lagos has been engaging the public in a number of activities that unravel the story behind the...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Bidemi, Uthman exhibit jointly at Alexis Galleries

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By Osa Mbonu-Amadi, Arts Editor From 16 to 22 March 2019, two Nigerian rising stars in painting, Joseph Bidemi and Yemi Uthman will be holding a joint exhibition of their works at Alexis...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Oyo Speakership: Ibarapa youths’ seek Makinde, PDP support for Ogundoyin in 9th Assembly

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By Monsuru Olowoopejo The Ibarapa Youths’ Vanguard has urged all newly elected members of Oyo State House of Assembly and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to zone it’s speakership...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers and Rivers politics: Our lingering shame

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Dr Ugoji Egbujo In the end, Rivers is our shame. A political culture of violence unlimited. People shout slogans and carry placards to protest against the suspension of governorship elections in...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Life can be so tasteless

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By Francis Eweheride You have to excuse me, but I scarcely listen to flight attendants these days when they put passengers through safety procedures. May be it is because it has become routine for...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Saraki, others and import of equanimity 

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By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Features Editor While stating how well to accept electoral defeat, Melissa Schwartzberg and Jennifer Gandhi in “How to Coexist After Defeat With Citizens Whose...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

2019 poll: Surprises, unanswered questions and the battle to come

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West, Wole Mosadomi, Peter Duru, Ola Ajayi, Daud Olatunji, Bashir Bello, Femi Bolaji, Dennis Agbo, Sam Oyadongha,...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Ajimobi’s lesson for Yahaya Bello

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By Emmanuel Aziken The 20-day ordeal of political activist, Austin Okai in the hands of the Department of State Services, DSS in Kogi State, is another telling indication that humility is a virtue...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Ibadan building collapse survivor: We were buried for six hours

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By Ola Ajayi and Adeola Badru A day after rescue efforts at the site of a collapsed three-storey building at Sogoye, Idi-Arere, Ibadan ended, survivors narrated their ordeal. The survivors include...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →