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Over 100 LGAs in 33 States affected by flood crisis — NIHSA

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…blames State govts, individuals for losses By Gabriel Ewepu THE Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Monday, disclosed that over 100 Local Government Areas, LGAs, in 33 States have...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

In Summary: Nigerian newspapers headline Monday (Video)

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By Rasheed Sobowale Good morning. We have gathered the top Nigeria news headlines from Nigerian newspapers today, September 16, 2019. You can watch us LIVE every morning on Facebook. Today in...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

YORUBA LEADERSHIP CRISIS: Falae, YCE, others disagree over Akintoye’s choice

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By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon, Ola Ajayi, Rotimi Ojomoyela & Shina Abubakar MIXED reactions have continued to trail the acceptance of Prof. Banji Akintoye as the leader of the Yoruba...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

LPG usage hit 78,000mt in July – PPPRA

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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) says that the utilisation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, has risen from 40,000 metric tonnes (MT) in April to...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Resident doctors demand improved healthcare infrastructure in S/East

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The Southeast Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have called for improved healthcare infrastructure in the South-East region. doctors They decried the deplorable condition...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Anxiety over Alaafin’s absence at Oranyan festival

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Ola Ajayi – Ibadan Anxiety pervaded Oyo town over the unusual absence of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi at the grand finale of this year Oranyan Festival. Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

We will launch 20-year development agenda to save Oyo — Makinde 

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Says govt will be bullish about development Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State said at the weekend that his government plans a 20-year Development Agenda to save the state from underwhelming...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Makinde vs Adelabu: Tribunal to deliver judgement Monday

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By Adeola Badru The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan will today (Monday) decide who actually won the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Oyo State between Governor Seyi...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Muslims commemorate Islamic new year in Kafanchan

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Hundreds of Muslim faithful, followers of the Tijjaniyyah Sect on Saturday gathered at Jema’a Central Mosque in Kafanchan, Kaduna State to observe the Annual Zikr and prayers in...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

September Troubling Forecast: Anxiety in 15 prone states over poor preparations

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…Residents lament: Nowhere to relocate By Dayo Johnson, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu Emma Una, Femi Bolaji, Chinonso Alozie, Ola Ajayi, Monsur Olowopeju, David...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Tribunal: Judiciary now delivering free, fair, and credible judgments ―Yoruba youths

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The umbrella organisation for South-West youths, Progressive Yoruba Youth Congress (PYYC), has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for strengthening the Judiciary and according to them, it is...

Fri Sep 13th, 2019     Read More →

We will make Oyo fastest growing economy in Nigeria — Gov Makinde

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Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Friday that the vision of his administration is to make Oyo State the fastest growing economy in Nigeria within a short while. Seyi Makinde The...

Fri Sep 13th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Tribunal verdict: Justice not done — southwest PDP

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Then peoples Democratic Party (PDP), southwest Zone have expressed their dismay over the Wednesday’s verdicts of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Presidential Tribunal verdict:...

Fri Sep 13th, 2019     Read More →

REVOCATION OF 26, 000 HECTARE LAND: When Makinde, Ajimobi flex muscles

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How we discovered land — Oyo govt We followed due process — Ajimobi By Ola Ajayi AS hullabaloo over the revocation of 26,000 hectares of land acquired by the immediate past Governor of...

Fri Sep 13th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Tribunal verdict: South West PDP says justice was not done

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The South West Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has expressed disappointment over Wednesday’s verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. PDP The News Agency of Nigeria...

Thu Sep 12th, 2019     Read More →