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South West News Iyiola Omisore

The media, Omisore and Osun elections. The trap Omisore set for Nigerian media »

WHILE it is generally agreed thatno medium exists without its own bias, the greater truth is that the media is a public trust and its hallmark is integrity established by…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
APC vs PDP

Osun poll’s result: Parties trade words over planned protest against »

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State and the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), traded words yesterday over a plot by the latter to sponsor a mass protest…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
ebola virus

Ebola: Osun Holds Sensitisation Workshop For Traditional Rulers »

In its efforts to curb the spread of Ebola Virus Disease, the State of Osun State Ebola Monitoring and Prevention Committee has organised a sensitisation workshop for traditional rulers in…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Temitope Ilori

Osun Is Ebola-Free, Says Ilori »

Osun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Temitope Ilori, has reiterated that Osun State is free of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. She disclosed this at an Ebola sensitization workshop organised…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Buruji Kashamu

Wahala de o! Buruji Kashamu in BIG trouble as US court says he has a case to answer over drug trafficking »

This may not be the best of time for President Goodluck Jonathan, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the South West Chairman of Mobilisation and Organisation Committee of the PDP,…

Sep 22 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
T.B Joshua prophecy on the fate of abducted schools girls at sambisa forest

Aftermath of Synagogue calamity: My propose monthly visit to South-Africa is a revelation from God – says T.B. Joshua »

The founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, has pledged to visit South Africa once every month to honour scores of South Africans who died in his…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola

Ebola: Lagos shiffts schools resumption date to October 8 »

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Sunday directed public primary and secondary schools in the state to start academic activities on October 8. The schools were scheduled to open…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
TB Joshua

Synagogue: The victims died for work of salvation – says TB Joshua »

Founder of the Synagogue Church of all Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, has said that the 84 South Africans and other people lost in the church’s building collapse died “for the…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
APC vs PDP

Update: Exposed Malicious Plot To Make Osun Ungovernable For Aregbesola – PDP Finally Reacts »

Osun State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, weekend, traded words over alleged plan to cause mayhem and make the state ungovernable. While the APC…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Osun APC Vs PDP

Omisore in trouble as APC files 600 witness statements against his petition »

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has filed written statements of 600 witnesses against the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore on the August 9…

Sep 21 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
Iyiola-Omisore

Osun guber: ‘Omisore should stop propagating falsehood’ »

The All Progressives Congress in the State of Osun has appealed to the media to tread softly on the falsehood being pushed out to the public by the State’s PDP…

Sep 21 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
omisore and his assasins

APC warns of PDP’s plan to cause mayhem in Osun »

The Osun State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to cause mayhem across the state and…

Sep 21 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Synagogue robble

Synagogue Tragedy: T.B. Joshua Finally Ready To Take Action Over 84 South Africans Killed »

Pastor T.B. Joshua on Sunday said he would travel to South Africa in the coming weeks to meet families and survivors of a building collapse at his church that killed…

Sep 21 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »
Aregbesola Is A Visionary Leader – Akande

2015: Dilemma, as associates wait on Aregbesola for election tickets »

The battle for tickets of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the available elective positions in 2015 general elections have begun, albeit secretly in Osun State, with camps that will…

Sep 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Mystery Jet that attacked SCOAN TB Joshua's hostel

PHOTO REVELATION: Mystery Jet That “Attacked” SCOAN TB Joshua Hostel »

Hear what TB Joshua’s critics have to say about the tragedy: …regardless of what may be said by TB Joshua, it is quite clear to any rationally minded individual that…

Sep 21 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »

Ebola: Different resumption dates across states…no resumption yet in Osun »

As directed by the Federal Government, schools in all states of the federation should resume tomorrow. However, some state governments have already declared that resumption would be at a later…

Sep 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
inec osun

Self pity! Jega redeployed Akeju to frustrate PDP’s appeal — says Omisore »

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State, Dr Iyiola Omisore, has faulted the redeployment of the former Residential Electoral Commissioner (REC)…

Sep 21 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »


TUESDAY, 23RD SEPTEMBER 2014 EDITION


EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL: INEC should rethink new polling units »

JEGA

ADDITIONAL polling units proposed by the Independent National Electoral Commission recently, barely six months to the 2015 general election, have…

Sep 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

EDITORIAL: The Synagogue building collapse »

Scene of the collapsed buiding

THE collapse on Friday of a six-storey building at Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos, was a triple…

Sep 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Nwosuh: Ahiara Diocese: The smoke of Satan? »

Ahiara diocese

“They are an honest people; they never speak well of one another” – Samuel Johnson ON July 25, 1968, Pope…

Sep 17 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Are we really cut out for democracy? – By Azuka Onwuka »

Azuka

Have you ever won an election within your small group like your class or social group or religious society? I…

Sep 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Editorial: Afenifere Owns Up to Fascism »

Afenifere Leaders pose with President Goodluck Jonathan

Afenifere has finally owned up to its fascist propensities when, at its recent meeting, it showcased its leadership now including…

Sep 16 2014 / 13 Comments / Read More »

Editorial: The Certificate Scandal in Immigration Service »

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On Monday September 1, 2014, this Newspaper published a story of certificates scandal in the Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS). It…

Sep 15 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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TUESDAY, 23RD SEPTEMBER 2014 EDITION

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POLITICS

The media, Omisore and Osun elections. The trap Omisore set for Nigerian media »

Iyiola Omisore

WHILE it is generally agreed thatno medium exists without its own bias, the greater truth is that the media is a public trust and its hallmark is integrity established by truth. When a medium publishes falsehood, either deliberately or inadvertently, it undermines the basis of…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

I won’t appear before any medical panel, says Suntai »

Suntai and wife

Ailing Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State has said that he will not appear before the recently-constituted medical panel set up by the state House of Assembly to determine his state of health. The Speaker, Mr. Josiah Sabo Kente, had set up a five-man medical…

Sep 22 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Wahala de o! Buruji Kashamu in BIG trouble as US court says he has a case to answer over drug trafficking »

Buruji Kashamu

This may not be the best of time for President Goodluck Jonathan, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the South West Chairman of Mobilisation and Organisation Committee of the PDP, Buruji Kashamu, as the United States government has said that the latter has a case…

Sep 22 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
FEATURE

The media, Omisore and Osun elections. The trap Omisore set for Nigerian media »

Iyiola Omisore

WHILE it is generally agreed thatno medium exists without its own bias, the greater truth is that the media is a public trust and its…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Boko Haram leader, Shekau killed in Konduga »

boko-haram leader

Indications emerged last night that Nigerian troops may have scored a strategic victory in the current battle against terrorists operating in the North East on…

Sep 22 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

PHOTO NEWS: Aregbesola Flags Off Construction Of 225 KM Rural Roads In Osun »

Photos of the Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola exchanging pleasantries with the Team Leader, World Bank/French Development Agency, Mr Mohammed Essakali, during the…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sports News Siper Eagles Midfielder, Mikel Obi

Mikel isn’t special -Sofoluwe

Ex-international Yisa Sofoluwe is a man of very few words. He seldom speaks. Rather than speak, he allows his action do the talking for him. During his time playing for Nigeria, Sofoluwe was a no-nonsense defender.…

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »
X-RAYS Mystery Jet that attacked SCOAN TB Joshua's hostel

PHOTO REVELATION: Mystery Jet That “Attacked” SCOAN TB Joshua Hostel

Hear what TB Joshua’s critics have to say about the tragedy: …regardless of what may be said by TB Joshua, it is quite clear to any rationally minded individual that this tragedy was caused by unauthorized…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta Cameron, Jonathan

IN DETAILS: How Scotland’s independence may affect Nigeria

In this piece, ENIOLA AKINKUOTU speaks to experts on the implication of the Scottish independence referendum for Nigeria Forty seven years ago, a civil war erupted in Africa’s most populous nation after the South-East declared itself…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor Jonathan at Synagogue

Jonathan Has Disgraced Nigerians – Wale Adedayo

I wonder what the rest of the world will be saying about Nigeria, again, after the visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to Pastor T. B. Joshua’s church. We’ve lost it as a nation. And Major Nzeogwu’s…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT Dorobucci Lyrics By The Mavins Feat Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, D'Prince, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello And Di'Ja

Dorobucci: Dr Sid reveals the real meaning of Dorobucci

No doubts, Dr Sid, born Sidney Onoriode Esiri, is now one of the leading musicians ruling the Nigerian airwaves. A dentist turned songwriter and singer, Sidney hails from Delta State but grew up in Lagos. His…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
INTERVIEW Ayo-Adebanjo

2015: INEC’s additional polling units suspicious — Chief Ayo Adebanjo

•Wants confab report implemented before 2015 polls •Says Boko Haram has declared war CHIEF Ayo Adebanjo is an elder statesman and Chieftain of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political Organisation, Afenifere. Adebanjo, who was a delegate at the just…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »
Odd World SCOAN building collapse

Strange: Synagogue Church Claims Building Collapse Not Their First Architectural Disaster

A building collapse at The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Nigeria, which killed 67 South Africans, was not the first, according to information on the church’s website. It describes the building that collapsed on…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »
EDUCATION NYSC call-up letters fee of N4000

Why NYSC’s gratuitous call-up fee should be scrapped

Since announcing the plan to computerise the call-up process of the National Youth Service Corps, the authorities of the scheme have come under scathing criticism, less for the lack of merit in the idea than for…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »
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