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HELP!!! ” I’m becoming disabled ” – Ex corps member cries out to NYSC [VIDEONEWS] »

Ex Corps Member Raises Alarm Over Neglect By The NYSC; Says He’s Becoming “Disabled” WATCH HERE Babaeko Oluwaseyi, a graduate from Obafemi Awolowo University, was a corps member who got…

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DISTRESS CALL TO SECURITY AGENCIES ON DISTURBANCES IN OSUN – #EmaDiboFunApaniyan »

Why are these PDP people very violent and unruly and do things with impunity as if they are above the law? Of course, there seems to be no level playing…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Omisore, Aregbesola and Akinbade

JUST 15 days to #OsunGuberPoll: Revealing facts you must know – By AbdulRahman…A MUST READ »

The flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, is not the character to be unleashed on the state of the…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Remains of Late Tola Adeosun

Bloody Omisore at It again, killed Tolu Adeosun – #EmaDiboFunApaniyan »

Sen. Iyiola Omisore moved his campaign train to Ilesa today, but earlier before his arrival, his gang of miscreants believed to be IBK boys were seen brandishing cutlasses and shooting…

Jul 25 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
APC ready to also take advantage of PDP vulnerability in many states

Why PDP politicians are thieves, but corrupt when decamp to APC – Femi Aribisala …A MUST READ »

If you have been wondering why the government of Goodluck Jonathan has achieved precious little in the monumental fight against corruption in Nigeria, the answer is very simple. There is…

Jul 25 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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#OsunDecides: Aug. 9 poll and Aregbesola’s Optimism – By Robert Obioha… A MUST READ »

Come August 9, this year, the people of Osun State will go to the poll to either renew the mandate of incumbent governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of the All Progressives…

Jul 25 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
RMS - Research and Marketing Services Limited

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: CLAMP-DOWN Begins, As SSS Shuts Down RMS Office Over Osun Poll »

A fiery team of fully armed operatives from SSS swooped on the Ojodu headquarters of the Research & Marketing Services Limited (RMS), a leading Market Research Agency in West and…

Jul 25 2014 / 7 Comments / Read More »
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#OsunDecides OPINION: Osun Poll And Aregbesola’s Optimism »

Come August 9, this year, the people of Osun State will go to the poll to either renew the mandate of incumbent governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of the All Progressives…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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#OsunDecides: Osun shows Aregbesola some Love »

Youth Reformation Group on Duty…… Preaching D gospel of Omoluabi to d people of Osogbo and State of Osun @ Large. Victory is OURS!!!…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Ebola virus

God Have Mercy! Ebola Virus hits Nigeria, first case recorded in Lagos… Check Preventive Measures »

We were all praying the deadly Ebola virus would not make it’s way to Nigeria, but sadly it looks like the first recorded case in the country has been detected.…

Jul 25 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
APC Vs. PDP

Presidential Election: Who takes over Aso Rock?…PDP, APC scheme towards 2015 »

In this piece, our correspondent, ALLWELL OKPI, examines emerging developments within the nation’s political circle ahead of the 2015 general elections Factionalised, depleted and war-torn was the state of the…

Jul 25 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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Jonathan’s $1bn loan request: Why it should be rejected – Fasehun tells Nigerians »

The Founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Dr. Fredrick Fasehun, has urged Nigerians to reject the request by President Goodluck Jonathan for a loan of $1bn to fight insecurity. While…

Jul 25 2014 / 5 Comments / Read More »
Omisore and masked men

#OSUNDECIDES: Why Omisore’s masked guards should be stopped – APC gives NSA reasons »

The All Progressives Congress in Osun State has written a petition to the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), asking him to stop the governorship candidate of the Peoples…

Jul 25 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »
Omisore omo-ilu kerosene tankers prepared to set Osun ablaze

C-O-N-F-U-S-S-I-O-N! Between kerosene and rice, what do I choose? – By Bayo Adeyinka…YOU NEED TO READ THIS »

Confused. Troubled. Bewildered. Disoriented. Puzzled. Perplexed. Befuddled. Between sixes and sevens. Adjectives fail to accurately describe my current state. Never have I had to make a more difficult choice in…

Jul 24 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Ekiti state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose and Osun state governorship aspirant, Iyiola Omisore

Osun 2014: “…I can’t see Omisore winning the poll, I don’t think he can win…” – Fayose! »

If you’re wondering why Ayo Fayose didn’t extend his south-west campaign to Omisore/PDP in Osun, he made a comment on a popular radio interview in Ado-Ekiti where he shared is…

Jul 24 2014 / 26 Comments / Read More »
Lere Olayinka aka Iro-yinka PDP Lying Machine

D-E-S-P-E-R-A-D-O! Let’s Welcome PDP Lying Machine From Ekiti, Lere “Iroyinka” »

These are desperate and frustration times and season for the Crumbling PDP house of lies in the State of OSUN. The dog-handlers of the murderous party have had to reshuffle…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Ora, Oke-Ila Door to door campaign for Ogbeni Leekansi

Door-To-Door: Ora, Oke-Ila For Ogbeni – By Babawale Taofeek »

The people of Ora, Oke-ila yesterday throng out to give their support for Ogbeni as the Hon. Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mr Sunday Akintunde Akere who also double as…

Jul 24 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »


THURSDAY, 24TH JULY, 2014 EDITION


EDITORIAL

2015: Why APC Should Wake Up And Save Nigeria Now – Segun Tomori »

All Progressive Congress (APC)

The birth of the All Progressive Congress (APC) on the 31st July, 2013 sent the nation into an unusual frenzy.…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

We Will Win Osun With Cash and Bags Of Rice – PDP Chairman MU’AZU »

The President and Adamu

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Ahmadu Adamu Muazu has said that his party will use…

Jul 16 2014 / 34 Comments / Read More »

Aregbesola: An Incredible Rash Of Endorsements – Editorial »

Ede pre-Victory FRENZY For Aregbesola in EDE

The endorsements of the Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for another term by different groups in…

Jul 16 2014 / 5 Comments / Read More »

#OSUNPOLL: Preparing for the Osun governorship election »

Polling Unit

The surprising, if not unexpected, results of the recent Ekiti governorship election immediately produced two contradictory reactions. On the one…

Jul 15 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

CONFAB: Before Confab submits its report »

Justice Idris Kutigi

IN the next few days, the National Conference, which was inaugurated on March 17, 2014, will be rounding off its…

Jul 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Death of Conscience in Nigeria’ – By Prof. Pat Utomi…A MUST READ »

Prof. Pat Utomi

“The truth of the challenge of saving the dying conscience in Nigeria, it seems to me, has to begin with…

Jul 9 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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THURSDAY, 24TH JULY, 2014 EDITION

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POLITICS

Breaking News: The Document Used To Impeach Maigari Finally Leaked »

Impeached president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari

There have been allegations and accusations of ‘financial impropriety’ and ‘financial recklessness’ by disgruntled members of the NFF executive, and it is no surprise that Aminu Maigari paid the price with his office. There were also allegations of victimization of certain board members by Maigari…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

DISTRESS CALL TO SECURITY AGENCIES ON DISTURBANCES IN OSUN – #EmaDiboFunApaniyan »

omisore and jonathan

Why are these PDP people very violent and unruly and do things with impunity as if they are above the law? Of course, there seems to be no level playing ground between the PDP and the rest of the parties. If Omisore, the Osun PDP…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

JUST 15 days to #OsunGuberPoll: Revealing facts you must know – By AbdulRahman…A MUST READ »

Omisore, Aregbesola and Akinbade

The flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, is not the character to be unleashed on the state of the Living Spring. It is an unholy attempt by the PDP Campaign Team to brand the…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

REVEALED: How Bombings desecrate Islam –Confab delegates »

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Northern delegates to the National Conference have said Wednesday’s explosions in Kaduna targeted at former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and Islamic scholar, Sheik…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Amaechi’s LG tour a political masterstroke —APC »

Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi

Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has been commended for embarking upon a ‘Meet the People Tour’ of the 23 local government areas…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

WAR AGAINST TERROR: The $1bn Boko Haram loan »

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The proposal by the federal government to raise a foreign loan of one billion US dollars for the prosecution of the war against terrorism has…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sports News Impeached president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari

Breaking News: The Document Used To Impeach Maigari Finally Leaked

There have been allegations and accusations of ‘financial impropriety’ and ‘financial recklessness’ by disgruntled members of the NFF executive, and it is no surprise that Aminu Maigari paid the price with his office. There were also…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
X-RAYS omisore and jonathan

DISTRESS CALL TO SECURITY AGENCIES ON DISTURBANCES IN OSUN – #EmaDiboFunApaniyan

Why are these PDP people very violent and unruly and do things with impunity as if they are above the law? Of course, there seems to be no level playing ground between the PDP and the…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi

IMPEACHMENT SAGA: WHY They cannot impeach Amaechi —Rivers APC assures

PORT HARCOURT—All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has dismissed fears in some quarters that Governor Rotimi Amaechi may be impeached. Speaking against the backdrop of allegation by the National Chairman of the party, Chief John…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor omisore and jonathan

DISTRESS CALL TO SECURITY AGENCIES ON DISTURBANCES IN OSUN – #EmaDiboFunApaniyan

Why are these PDP people very violent and unruly and do things with impunity as if they are above the law? Of course, there seems to be no level playing ground between the PDP and the…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT BOKO HARAM: CAN Offers Solution To Tackle Insurgency

Kaduna, Kano blasts: A disregard to only ‘true God’ – CAN

ABUJA – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Thursday, described the twins explosions in Kaduna and Kano blast at the peak of Ramadan as a clear indication of disregard to the only true God by a…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
INTERVIEW Ekiti state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose and Osun state governorship aspirant, Iyiola Omisore

Osun 2014: “…I can’t see Omisore winning the poll, I don’t think he can win…” – Fayose!

If you’re wondering why Ayo Fayose didn’t extend his south-west campaign to Omisore/PDP in Osun, he made a comment on a popular radio interview in Ado-Ekiti where he shared is opinion on the possibility of the…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
Odd World Nigeria Police

Shocker: How Thunder-Bolt, ‘Magun’ Killed A Senior Police Officer On Duty In Ondo

An Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, (names withheld) attached to Ilu-Titun, Divisional Headquarters, in Okitipupa council area of Ondo State has reportedly died untimely as a result of trying to satisfy his sexual urge while on…

Jul 20 2014 / Read More »
EDUCATION student endorsed Aregbesola

OSUN 2014: STUDENTS BACK AREGBESOLA FOR SECOND TERM, SAYS HIS ACHIEVEMENTS IN EDUCATION ENORMOUS

Less than sixteen days to the August 9, governorship election in the State of Osun, the candidacy of Governor Rauf Aregbesola received another boost as students in the four tertiary institutions owned by the state trooped…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
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