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One dead, others injured as police, hoodlums clash in Ibadan

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By Ola Ajayi Ibadan – Following vandalism of five vehicles and attempted attacks on two police stations in some parts of Ibadan on Saturday, the Oyo State capital, by irate mob over the...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Alaafin storms Erinmo for Oba Arowotawaya II

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By Chris Onuoha Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III is among eminent personalities expected at Erinmo-Ijesha land, Osun State for the 5th anniversary of the Arowotawaya II, Oba...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo visits Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti

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VICE President Yemi Osinbajo Sunday visited the national leader of the Pan Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti to console him over the killing of his second daughter...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

As Makinde hits the ground running in Oyo

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By Rotimi Oyewole During his inauguration on May 29 as Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde made it clear that his administration will put smiles on the faces of civil servants and...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Afenifere leaders, shed tears at Fasoranti residence, lambast South West governors of keeping quiet

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By Dayo Johnson Akure Akure – LEADERS of the Pan- Yoruba Socio- Political group Afenifere Saturday betrayed emotions when they visited their national leader Pa Rueben Fasoranti to console...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

My experience in Nollywood has been sweet — Yinka Quadri

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By TOLULOPE ABEREOJE Veteran and multi-talented Nollywood actor, Olayinka Ganiu Quadri has over the years endeared many to himself through his versatility on screen and passion for promoting the...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Traffic: Lagos residents welcome electronic toll system in Lekki Laud Sanwo-Olu over Free Access At Toll Plazas

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A cross section of Lagos residents and motorists on Friday commended the State Government for proposing a “touch and go” electronic payment system that will allow motorists pass...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Dropped calls: Senate threatens to blacklist erring GSM operator

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—The Senate, yesterday, threatened to blacklist any mobile telecommunications firm in the country that has been accused of unwholesome practices, despite the huge profits...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll checkmate excesses of herdsmen — Yoruba monarchs By Ola Ajayi & Rotimi Ojomoyela

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IBADAN—SOME traditional rulers in Oyo and Ekiti States have said that there is adequate arrangement to check the excesses of herdsmen in their domain. Herdsmen along with their cows wait for...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

No govt can tackle insecurity alone — Gen Abubakar

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN—FORMER Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), yesterday, urged Nigerians to be involved in tackling insecurity by providing helpful information about strange...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Drop calls: Senate tasks NCC,CPC, SON, on effective supervision of service providers

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The Senate on Thursday advised regulatory agencies in Nigeria to ensure strict supervision of telecoms service providers for effective service delivery. This followed the adoption of a motion by...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Experts want proactive policies to check Nigeria’s growing population By Sola Ogundipe

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LAGOS—AS Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark this year’s World Population Day, with the theme: 25 Years of ICPD: Accelerating the Promise, reproductive health experts have...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Tech-U varsity critical to Nigeria’s Transformation — Makinde, Falola

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FOR its unwavering devotion to functional education through emphasis on technology, entrepreneurship and technical skills, Nigeria’s premier technical university, First Technical University...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Oyo gov appoints Vanguard’s Jide Ajani, Media Adviser

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN—GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, approved the appointment of the immediate past Sunday Editor of Vanguard newspaper, Mr. Jide Ajani as Special Adviser on...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Adekunle appointed OYSCATECH acting Rector

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Mr Isiaka Adekunle, a former Deputy Provost of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology(OYSCATECH), has been appointed the acting Rector of the institution. File: Students in a...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →