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Ahead 2015 election, Omisore copies Fayose plans to… »

The defeated governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recent governorship election in the State of Osun, Otunba Iyiola Omisore, has concluded his plan to buy a…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Ambode-Akinwunmi

Lagos Governorship Race: Mammoth crowd as Akinwunmi Ambode declares!!! »

A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday, promised to take Lagos State to greater heights as he formally declared his intention to succeed incumbent…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Rauf Aregbesola

Osun: Aregbesola Reveals Plans For The Future, Flags Off Oranmiyan New Town in Osogbo »

In its continued bid to create an environment that will promote the healthy living and good life for the people, the governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Thursday evening…

Oct 25 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Fayose

Justice Bamidele Omotoso: Fayose swears in Judge who headed his impeachment panel »

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose yesterday stunned the people of the state when he swore in as a judge of the state the man who in 2006 headed his…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
BlackExpo

Live In Osun!!! BlackNBold Fashion House To Stage First Youth Expo In Osun State »

BlackNBold Fashion House has partnered with the State of Osun in taking another huge step towards Youth Empowerment and Development in Nigeria by creating the first ever skill acquisition and…

Oct 24 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Security: Aregbesola Seeks Neighbouring States’ Cooperation »

Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said each state in the country will enjoy enhanced security if the adjourning states cooperate to tackle security problems. Aregbesola said this during…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Osun House of Assembly

Why Osun Assembly Rejected Dead Bodies Cremation Bill »

The State of Osun House of Assembly has rejected the bill seeking the disposal of dead bodies by cremation. The bill, titled: State of Osun Disposal of Dead Bodies by…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Jubilation over Aregbesola's victory at the polls

SOCIAL MEDIA: THE PLACE OF THE MOB AND THE MASSES – By Rauf Aregbesola »

(Being the Contribution of Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola to the “#LETSGOSOCIAL: BEST PRACTICES FROM NIGERIA’S MOST SOCIAL PERSONALITIES” Project.) Between 2009 and 2014, a period of more than five years,…

Oct 24 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Bolorunduro

Fall In Revenue Allocation, Sign Of Danger – Bolorunduro »

The State of Osun Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, has urged the Federal Government to do something as a matter of urgency to revamp the nation’s economy, as all…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Fayose

Impeachment plot: Fayose’s supporters protest in Ado Ekiti against alleged impeachment plot »

Ado-Ekiti – Hundreds of supporters of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose on Friday trooped to the streets to protest alleged plan by members of the state House of Assembly to…

Oct 24 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »
omisore

Omisore Deserves Award! »

Sentiment apart, Otunba Iyiola Omisore the gubernatorial candidate of Osun PDP in August 9 election and a senatorial aspirant of PDP which eventually would emerge their candidate deserves to be…

Oct 24 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G! Petroleum minister, Alison’s sister kidnapped by gunmen »

Port Harcourt – The sister of Nigeria’s powerful petroleum minister has been kidnapped in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said Friday, in the latest abduction targeting a prominent…

Oct 24 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
MIMIKO

Ondo PDP tears apart! As Mimiko sponsors illegal recruitment of members, set up parallel secretariat »

In a press statement in Akure on Monday, Mr. Ebenezer Alabi stated that some supporters of the governor have been parading themselves as Chairmen and Secretaries of the PDP across…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode

LAGOS 2015: ‘Here Is My Vision…’– Ambode states »

Lagos – Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, a Lagos State governorship aspirant, on Friday promised to create a clean, secure and prosperous state, if elected. Ambode made the promise at Onikan, Lagos…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
TB Joshua

Synagogue Tragedy: Court asks T.B. Joshua to appear physically on Nov. 5 »

Lagos – Prophet Temitope Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, will on Nov. 5 appear before a coroner’s inquest investigating the recent collapse of its guest…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo

DETAILS: How Obasanjo become the ‘rejected stone; turned cornerstone’ of South West »

DURING his reign as President for eight years, between 1999 and 2007 his government started the anti-corruption fight by creating the country’s first anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Don’t Equate Jihad To War or Violence – Aregbesola. »

The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Thursday lamented the gross misunderstanding of Jihad to mean war or violence. The governor made this disclosure while delivering…

Oct 24 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »


SATURDAY, 25TH OCTOBER 2014 EDITION


EDITORIAL

A Season For Thugs »

THUGS

THUGS understand the business of violence. The boldness that has grown from not punishing them is evident in the havoc…

Oct 15 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Insurgency And The Rwandan Experience »

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As the insurgency in the North East continues almost unabated, efforts to bring succour to the troubled peoples of the…

Sep 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

One Affront To The Judiciary Too Many »

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Tuesday September 23 2014 will go down in the history of the Nigerian judiciary as one of its most humiliating…

Sep 25 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »

EDITORIAL: INEC should rethink new polling units »

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

Sep 19 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

EDITORIAL: The Synagogue building collapse »

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

Sep 18 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Nwosuh: Ahiara Diocese: The smoke of Satan? »

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

Sep 17 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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SATURDAY, 25TH OCTOBER 2014 EDITION

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Ahead 2015 election, Omisore copies Fayose plans to… »

Iyiola Omisore

The defeated governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recent governorship election in the State of Osun, Otunba Iyiola Omisore, has concluded his plan to buy a VolksWagen Beetle, popularly known as (Ijapa) as his official vehicle any moment from now. Senator…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PHOTO NEWS: President Jonathan “Transformation” Billboards Flood Major Roads In Abuja »

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In the month of October alone over 200 bill boards of Mr President has been erected on major roads in Abuja and environs. The most obvious are the ones seen right from the Abuja Airport way, central area and some other places in the federal…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

2015 RE-ELECTION BID: Notable Nigerians Lambast Jonathan »

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Many Nigerians think and have described President Goodluck Jonathan as an insensitive leader amidst the reactions coming from his steps to formally declare his intention for a 2015 comeback. From his said failed administration in terms of the kidnapped Chibok girls, many Nigerians are worried…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

PHOTO NEWS: President Jonathan “Transformation” Billboards Flood Major Roads In Abuja »

#BringBackJonathan sign

In the month of October alone over 200 bill boards of Mr President has been erected on major roads in Abuja and environs. The most…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Boko Haram Spokeperson: Chibok Girls May Soon Regain Freedom »

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The purported Secretary General of terrorist Boko Haram sect, Danladi Ahmadu, who represented the group and negotiated the recent ceasefire agreement with the Nigerian government,…

Oct 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Coincidence or Deliberate: Just before Jonathan’s declaration for 2015, South Africa returns seized $15m to Nigeria, »

#BringBackOurGirls: South Africans Boo Jonathan

The South African Ambassador to Nigeria, Lulu Mnguni, said in a news conference on Friday that the $15m earlier seized from some Nigerians by the…

Oct 25 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Sports News Stephen Keshi

FINALLY! Keshi reacts to his sack rumour, says he was…..

The former coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi has said that he was not sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation. Breaking his silence in Ilorin on Saturday over his sacking by the NFF, he argued…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »
X-RAYS Jubilation over Aregbesola's victory at the polls

SOCIAL MEDIA: THE PLACE OF THE MOB AND THE MASSES – By Rauf Aregbesola

(Being the Contribution of Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola to the “#LETSGOSOCIAL: BEST PRACTICES FROM NIGERIA’S MOST SOCIAL PERSONALITIES” Project.) Between 2009 and 2014, a period of more than five years, I have been active online and…

Oct 24 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G! Petroleum minister, Alison’s sister kidnapped by gunmen

Port Harcourt – The sister of Nigeria’s powerful petroleum minister has been kidnapped in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said Friday, in the latest abduction targeting a prominent political family. Osio Agama, whose sister…

Oct 24 2014 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor Jubilation over Aregbesola's victory at the polls

SOCIAL MEDIA: THE PLACE OF THE MOB AND THE MASSES – By Rauf Aregbesola

(Being the Contribution of Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola to the “#LETSGOSOCIAL: BEST PRACTICES FROM NIGERIA’S MOST SOCIAL PERSONALITIES” Project.) Between 2009 and 2014, a period of more than five years, I have been active online and…

Oct 24 2014 / Read More »
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Oya laugh small jare! Very funny…

I was driving down a street along Alausa, having just finished answering a call, when a policeman, suddenly, opened the passenger door, entered and jam-locked it. (The door lock is faulty) As usual, he wanted ‘something’…

Oct 24 2014 / Read More »
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REVEALED: How PDP plans to win Lagos comes 2015

The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Joe Igbokwe, in this interview with BAYO AKINLOYE, alleges that the Peoples Democratic Party is using thugs in the state to foment trouble in a…

Oct 19 2014 / Read More »
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Strange: How A Man Raped 16-Month-Old Neighbour’s Daughter – Nigeria Police Confirms

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly raping a 16-month-old baby. The suspected rapist, Annas Adamu, a resident of Ningi LGA in Bauchi state was arrested on Monday by police detectives…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
EDUCATION Vice Chairman of the Committee on Employment, Labour and Productivity, Senator Oluremi Tinubu

Tinubu tasks stakeholders on education sector’s revival

Lagos—Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of national leader of All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has charged stakeholders in the nation’s education sector to work together to revive it in the collective interest of all. She gave…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
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