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Iwuanyanwu, 2 others dump APGA for PDP in Imo

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By Chinonso Alozie Owerri – Three lawmakers of Imo state House of Assembly elected under the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, on Tuesday, dumped APGA, to the Peoples...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Gov Makinde orders free entry into Schools of Science, Junior Secondary Schools

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-IN fulfilment of his electioneering campaign promises in the education sector, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has directed that entry forms into the state’s...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Exploring an unusual employment creation model with ‘EJEKASEYI’

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In the month of December 2018, 100 unemployed youths across the 8 communities of AFIJIO local government area in Oyo State were enrolled into an empowerment program that was run by the 7Eleven...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

KOGI 2019: Making a case for kogi west and Tunde Irukera – Bala Haruna

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By Bala Haruna The race to the gubernatorial elections in Kogi State this year is intense and peculiar for several reasons. Apart from the fact that the incumbent has betrayed the trust of the...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

ARREST OF PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS: Address brutality by Police, YCE tells IG

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI—THE Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, yesterday, asked the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu to find a way of combating brutality by policemen in the...

Mon Jun 17th, 2019     Read More →

I am prepared to waive my immunity – Gov Seyi Makinde

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, an engineer, has a robust background as the Chairman of Makon Group of Companies. Barely two weeks in office, Makinde, speaks about the place of accountability...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

EU report vindicates APC – DG VON

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The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, says EU report on 2019 general elections has vindicates All Progressives Congress (APC) that INEC didn’t generate the...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

Chilling Human Trafficking Tales: How organ hunters harvest, sell hearts, human eggs

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*More states overtake Edo as source of trafficked persons By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Editor Deal with these: In 2016, 602,000 Nigerians endeavoured to migrate to Europe via the Sahara Desert....

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

Makinde targets agric to boost Oyo’s economic fortunes

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Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has declared that his government would boost the agriculture sector to achieve accelerated development of the state in the next four years. Makinde Governor...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

APC youths endorse Lawan, Boroffice for Senate leadership

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Ahead of the inauguration of the National Assembly on Tuesday, the All Progressives Congress Youth League, Ondo State Coordinate, has endorsed the duo of Senator Ahmed Lawan (Yobe North) and...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Starting on faulty notes: Governors that got it twisted

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By Ishola Adeshola If it were the enthronement of a traditional ruler, the scenario would have been photo perfect. But the nation was stunned when, the day after his inauguration as the Governor...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Politicians employ new strategies to deactivate Okowa’s silent mode

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Track him to Government House Chapel where he worships Blackmail themselves, gossip to gain attention By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South- South THE Government House Chapel in Asaba, Delta...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Gov Makinde appoints UK trained lawyer, Adefope as DG Due Process office

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-IN continuation of appointments, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed Ms.Tara Adefope as the Director-General of Due Process Office. Ms.Tara...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

Jonathan emerges Chairman of International Summit Council for Peace

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Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan has urged African Union (AU) to set minimum acceptable standards for appointing the leadership of electoral commissions as a means of building citizen...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

My wife, her husband defrauded me, man tells court

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Ibadan – A USA based businessman, Richard Ogunmodede, has told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his six month-old relationship to his wife, Olufunke, because she is deceptive and...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →