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BREAKING!! OMISORE WITHDRAWS CASE SEEKING TO ANNUL 2011 Election »

OMISORE WITHDRAWS CASE SEEKING TO ANNUL 2011 Election into the state House of Assembly, House of Representatives and Senate in the State of Osun. Osun PDP today in a step…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Editor’s Death Commentary On The Nation’s Security, Says Aregbesola

Blatant Lies In The Name Of Politics…A MUST READ »

Call it wicked lies or absolute falsehood and you will not be far from right. The build-up to the August 9th gubernatorial election in the State of Osun was fraught…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Ekiti state governor-elect. Mr. Ayo Fayose

Fayose: A Wrong Choice For Ekiti – says Hon. Owoeye »

He is a gentleman to the core. He picks quarrel with nobody, even under the provocative Peoples Democratic Party’s regime. A fantastic human spirit and humour merchant. To him, the…

Oct 31 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
How Aregbesola defeated Omisore at the polls

Enough Is Enough! APC won, lets stop fooling ourselves- says PDP member…explains why PDP lost »

To my PDP family, I am sick of these lies and I strongly suggest that it stops. We are quickly becoming an embarrassment to our governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore.…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

Osun Tribunal Cautions Against Falsehood »

The State of Osun Election Petition Tribunal has fixed Monday for ruling on the request by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Iyiola Omisore, that the tribunal…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Bode_George

How Tinubu Publicly Apologised To Me For My Imprisonment – Bode George Reveals »

Former Deputy National Chairman (South West) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olabode George has said former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola…

Oct 31 2014 / 5 Comments / Read More »
2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION : Why GEJ Has Not Made His Intention Known(A MUST READ)

A MUST READ: Of Jona’s Fake Donors – By Chris Nwaokobia Jnr »

DON’T ASK ME…If I Hear!!! III. “O what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive” – Sir Walter Scott. I saw a list of donors to…

Oct 31 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Ikuforiji

2015: Why Ambode cannot be imposed on Lagos – Ikuforiji gives details »

IF election is conducted tomorrow, what are your chances? Concerning my chances, there is no doubt that I will win on a landslide if primary election is conducted today in…

Oct 31 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

OSUN 2014: Tribunal defers ruling on Omisore’s petition…Read why »

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing matters arising from the Osun State governorship election of August 9 on Thursday deferred ruling on an application by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to challenge the…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Fashola with T.B Joshua

Double wahala for T.B Joshua: Neither the raised Synagogue building, nor the collapsed building has approval – Commissioner tells coroner »

The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Develpoment, Oluwatoyin Ayinde, has said that the collapsed six-storey building of the Synagogue Church of All Nations has no government approval.…

Oct 31 2014 / 7 Comments / Read More »
Aregbesola and Omisore

Aregbesola Vs. Omisore: Security beefed up in Osun, as tribunal begins pre-hearing »

OSOGBO—Osun State Election Petition Tribunal yesterday began pre-hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the August 9 governorship election in the state. The candidate,…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Shasore

Lagos 2015 gets tougher: As Shasore also says; he’s ‘Possible game changer’ »

HAVING been a key player in the administration of Mr. Raji Fashola of Lagos State, it was not a surprise that Mr. Supo Shasore indicated interest to succeed a boss…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
PDP

2015: PDP govs get automatic tickets as Jonathan picks party nomination form »

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday picked the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form to contest the 2015 presidential election on the PDP platform even as the party offered automatic second term…

Oct 31 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
JONATHAN BUHARI

2015 Presidential: Jonathan Vs. Buhari… Nigeria sets for CHANGE! »

Last week, I congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan for managing the Ebola problem well; but I also expressed disappointment in his overall performance and said that I used to support him…

Oct 31 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Omisore

#OsunDecides: Why tribunal defers ruling on Omisore’s petition »

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing matters arising from the Osun State governorship election of August 9 on Thursday deferred ruling on an application by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to challenge the…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
INEC accused of deliberately withholding APC members voters' card

UPDATE: OSUN ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL »

The Osun Election Tribunal began its hearing today with a pre-hearing sessions. The tribunal is chaired by his Lordship Elizabeth N.Kpejomi with Hon. Justice Vincent Ofesi and A.I Kutigi. The…

Oct 30 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

Osun Tribunal Rule on Competence of Omisore Petition Monday »

The Osun State Election Petition Tribunal has fixed Monday for ruling on the request by the Peoples Democratic Party and his governorship candidate, Iyiola Omisore that the tribunal should not…

Oct 30 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »


SATURDAY, 1ST NOVEMBER 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 »

JEGA

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 »

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 / 1 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 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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#Tambuwal’s Security Withdrawal: The Speaker fights back, sues FG, six others »

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal

. El-Rufai said Tambuwal was one of the targets of the recently trained snipers by Jonathan. The Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has approached a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to stop the Peoples Democratic Party and six others from removing him…

Nov 1 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »

Ondo Crisis: confirms PDP’s disregard for court orders –Alabi »

Alabi-and-Mimiko

In this interview with OLUWOLE JOSIAH, the Chairman of the dissolved Ondo PDP executive committee, Ebenezer Alabi, says his committee remains the authentic one in the state How would you describe the dissolution of the Peoples Democratic Party executive committee in Ondo State? It was…

Nov 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

#Tambuwal’s Security Withdrawal: You breached the law – Tambuwal tells IGP »

Speaker-Tambuwal

THE speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal Thursday told the acting Inspector General of Police, Sulaiman Abba that he breached the law by ordering that his security details be withdrawn from his residence. In a statement issued and signed by his media aide,…

Nov 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

Sheik Ahmad Gunmi explodes again!!! North will not accept Jonathan, there will violence »

Jonathan and Ahmad Gumi

Sheik Ahmad Gunmi explodes again on why President Jonathan, Gen. Buhari should not contest 2015 Presidential election Fiery Islamic Scholar and scion of late Sheik…

Nov 1 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

#Tambuwal’s Security Withdrawal: The Speaker fights back, sues FG, six others »

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal

. El-Rufai said Tambuwal was one of the targets of the recently trained snipers by Jonathan. The Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has…

Nov 1 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »

Ondo Crisis: confirms PDP’s disregard for court orders –Alabi »

Alabi-and-Mimiko

In this interview with OLUWOLE JOSIAH, the Chairman of the dissolved Ondo PDP executive committee, Ebenezer Alabi, says his committee remains the authentic one in…

Nov 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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PHOTO NEWS: Oh yeah? Footballer Neymar sends private jet to bring model he met in Ibiza to Barcelona

When you are big, you do big things…hehe. 28yr old Serbian model and reality star Soraja Vucelic (pictured) claimed in a recent interview with a Serbian newspaper that 22 year old Real Madrid and Brazilian footballer…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »
X-RAYS Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

Bizarre Post-election Rigging: Omisore Wants Exclusive Inspection of Ballots Without INEC and APC!

** APC lawyers, INEC officials should not attend inspection… The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Senator Iyiola Omisore through his lawyers at the election tribunal yesterday (Wednesday) filed a motion dated 27th day of October, 2014…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta Oritsejafor, Asari-Dokubo

O pari! $9.3m arms deal: Secret panel clears Oritsejafor, Asari-Dokubo

A SECRET panel raised by the Federal Government has reportedly cleared the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oritsejafor, and Alhaji Mujahideen Asari-Dokubo of involvement in the $9.3 million arms’ deal. The panel…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

Bizarre Post-election Rigging: Omisore Wants Exclusive Inspection of Ballots Without INEC and APC!

** APC lawyers, INEC officials should not attend inspection… The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Senator Iyiola Omisore through his lawyers at the election tribunal yesterday (Wednesday) filed a motion dated 27th day of October, 2014…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT wizkid

Re- Wizkid arrested in Kenya for smoking Indian hemp – Manager

Controversy seems to trail Wizkid as honey attracts bees. The talented lad was in the news again recently and this time, it was alleged that he was arrested in far away Kenya for smoking Indian hemp.…

Nov 1 2014 / Read More »
INTERVIEW Ekiti state governor-elect. Mr. Ayo Fayose

Fayose: A Wrong Choice For Ekiti – says Hon. Owoeye

He is a gentleman to the core. He picks quarrel with nobody, even under the provocative Peoples Democratic Party’s regime. A fantastic human spirit and humour merchant. To him, the key to being a David in…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
Odd World Nigeria's first lesbian wedding

Exposed: Nigeria’s First Public Lesbian Wedding Takes Place In Lagos

The end times are finally here. Some of the things we used to say can never happen in Nigeria are beginning to unfold before our very eyes. And the latest is the marriage between two lesbians!…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »
EDUCATION Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori

Osun Govt To Partner World Bank On Education – Commissioner

The Deputy Governor of Osun, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori, said on Wednesday in Osogbo that the state would continue to work with the World Bank to facilitate development of basic education. Laoye-Tomori stated this when Dr Tunde…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »
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