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Abuja Explosion UPDATE(f) : ‘Let’s get back to the drawing board’; FG has failed us -Tinubu »

I cannot express enough my sense of grief and condolence to the families of the victims of the bomb blast that took the lives of several Nigerians at the Nyanya…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Ogbe deserves 2nd Term- Kola

More Endorsement for Ogbeni: ‘Aregbesola Deserves Second Term’ – Hon. Kola Okesanjo »

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Kola Okesanjo has urged the people of Osun State to rally support for Governor Rauf Aregbesola in the August 9 election. In a…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Stop Criticising Aregbesola’s Education Policy – Soyinka »

Post by OSUN DEFENDER FANS. The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday berated those criticizing state of Osun Government’s education policy. The literary icon said many aspects of the Governor…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Jonathan plans with Fayose, Fani-Kayode, to frustrate corruption trials.

How Jonathan plans with Fayose, Fani-Kayode, to frustrate corruption trials. »

Facing the prospect of a stiff challenge to his reelection in 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan has stepped up plans to neutralize his political foes and make new friends and allies.…

Apr 16 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Bomb Scare In Rivers State As Man Abandons Suspicious Bag On Roadside And Runs Away

Confusion : Bomb Scare In Rivers State As Man Abandons Suspicious Bag On Roadside And Runs Away »

Residents, commuters and traders along the ever busy Ikwerre Road axis of Port Harcourt ran for their dear lives when an unidentified man dropped laptop bag by the roadside and…

Apr 16 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Supremacy Battle: I can defeat you even within the PDP - Kwankwaso Tells Jonathan

Supremacy Battle In PDP: I can defeat you even within the PDP – Kwankwaso Tells Jonathan »

Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has said that he  can defeat president Goodluck Jonathan in the PDP even as he said he  spent all the money he got…

Apr 16 2014 / 10 Comments / Read More »
RAUF

Aregbesola has transformed Osun – says Adebayo POPOOLA »

March 2014, I got a message from my siblings that I had to come home as my mother was ill. The last time I visited Osogbo was April, 2011. Suffice…

Apr 15 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
yinka ayefele house caught fire in Ibadan

Breaking: Why Gospel Singer, Yinka Ayefele Set His Mansion Ablaze »

The story has twisted for the popular Gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele as his fans fire at him that he deliberately set his own house ablaze. In the early hours of…

Apr 15 2014 / 6 Comments / Read More »
Standards Organisation Of Nigeria

Breaking:Recruitment At Standards Organisation Of Nigeria (SON) »

The Director-General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Dr Joseph Odumodu, said on Tuesday in Ibadan at an enlightenment programme tagged: “Zero Tolerance Against Substandard Products,” that the organisation would…

Apr 15 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Ajuja Explosion UPDATE(e): WHEN WILL THIS KILLING STOP? – By Jimoh wasiu ola »

It was highly disheartening and I was short of words to explain how I felt when I saw my fellow compatriot In the pool of blood, lying helplessly with their…

Apr 15 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »


TUESDAY, 15TH APRIL, 2014 EDITION

EDITORIAL

Emergency Rule Extension: Why We May Need A Kanuri Warrior–Dr. Peregrino Brimah »

War In Nigeria

I was invited to join a team brainstorm on the security situation in Nigeria early last year when Boko Haram…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Aregbesola has transformed Osun – says Adebayo POPOOLA »

RAUF

March 2014, I got a message from my siblings that I had to come home as my mother was ill.…

Apr 15 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Ajuja Explosion UPDATE(e): WHEN WILL THIS KILLING STOP? – By Jimoh wasiu ola »

It was highly disheartening and I was short of words to explain how I felt when I saw my fellow…

Apr 15 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

OSUN STATE 2014: BEYOND POLITICAL NOISE-MAKING – By Wale Adedayo »

BEYOND POLITICAL NOISE-MAKING

Post by OSUN DEFENDER FANS. Writing about the two major candidates in the August gubernatorial elections in Osun State is…

Apr 15 2014 / 5 Comments / Read More »

UPDATE 1: Humanizing Education Through Reclassification (III) »

Education Through Classification

Continued from last week. WE find it most apt once again to maintain a link with the last edition in…

Apr 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘I believe FFK is a Snitch’ – says Lanre »

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The visit of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode to President Goodluck Jonathan, has been the top speculation all over the media, many…

Apr 13 2014 / 16 Comments / Read More »
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TUESDAY, 15TH APRIL, 2014 EDITION
POLITICS

Abuja Explosion:WE Need More Blood–NEMA »

Abuja-bombing, we need more blood

The aftermath of Abuja bomb blast is still calling on the attention of the public. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has pleaded with Nigerians for more blood donation for victims. NEMA’s Director General, Mr. Sani Sidi made the call on Tuesday during a press…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Kwankwaso Sweeps Off Jonathan’s Footmarks After Kano Campaign Vist »

Kwankwaso sweeps off Jonathan’s footmarks after Kano campaign visit

Shortly after President Goodluck Jonathan left Kano after a party rally, the governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, led his state officials to sweep off the president’s footprints in what appears a strong political message that the president and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, are not…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Emergency Rule Extension: Why We May Need A Kanuri Warrior–Dr. Peregrino Brimah »

War In Nigeria

I was invited to join a team brainstorm on the security situation in Nigeria early last year when Boko Haram had made its most dangerous advances, occupying most of Borno state, and daring to attack military barracks’. At this time, Nigeria was on the verge…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

Abuja Explosion:WE Need More Blood–NEMA »

Abuja-bombing, we need more blood

The aftermath of Abuja bomb blast is still calling on the attention of the public. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has pleaded with Nigerians…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Emergency Rule Extension: Why We May Need A Kanuri Warrior–Dr. Peregrino Brimah »

War In Nigeria

I was invited to join a team brainstorm on the security situation in Nigeria early last year when Boko Haram had made its most dangerous…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Aregbesola has transformed Osun – says Adebayo POPOOLA »

RAUF

March 2014, I got a message from my siblings that I had to come home as my mother was ill. The last time I visited…

Apr 15 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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Sports News Attack Is a needless war Says David Mark

Attack Is a needless war Says David Mark

Senate President, David Mark, on Monday condemned the bomb blast that left scores of citizens dead. He also told the perpetrators to have a rethink because the action was a needless war. Mark in a statement…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »
X-RAYS Abuja-bombing, we need more blood

Abuja Explosion:WE Need More Blood–NEMA

The aftermath of Abuja bomb blast is still calling on the attention of the public. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has pleaded with Nigerians for more blood donation for victims. NEMA’s Director General, Mr. Sani…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta Bomb Scare In Rivers State As Man Abandons Suspicious Bag On Roadside And Runs Away

Confusion : Bomb Scare In Rivers State As Man Abandons Suspicious Bag On Roadside And Runs Away

Residents, commuters and traders along the ever busy Ikwerre Road axis of Port Harcourt ran for their dear lives when an unidentified man dropped laptop bag by the roadside and ran away. The entire Ikwerre and…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor femi fani-kayode

Fani-Kayode , Jonathan in a closed door meeting

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, along side with an unidentified man had a closed door meeting President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Fani-Kayode described his visit to presidential villa…

Apr 9 2014 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT yinka ayefele house caught fire in Ibadan

Breaking: Why Gospel Singer, Yinka Ayefele Set His Mansion Ablaze

The story has twisted for the popular Gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele as his fans fire at him that he deliberately set his own house ablaze. In the early hours of the day, Yinka who has assured…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »
INTERVIEW aregbesola omisore

OSUN 2014: PDP is no match for Aregbesola — Bashiru

Mr Ajibola Bashiru is the Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties in Osun State. In this interview, Bashiru takes a swipe at critics of the Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola administration and explains why the governor deserves…

Apr 13 2014 / Read More »
Odd World Bomb Scare In Rivers State As Man Abandons Suspicious Bag On Roadside And Runs Away

Confusion : Bomb Scare In Rivers State As Man Abandons Suspicious Bag On Roadside And Runs Away

Residents, commuters and traders along the ever busy Ikwerre Road axis of Port Harcourt ran for their dear lives when an unidentified man dropped laptop bag by the roadside and ran away. The entire Ikwerre and…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
EDUCATION what-Boko-Haram-do-to-female-abductees-2

200 Female WAEC Students Abducted By Boko Haram:See What They Did To Previous Female Abductees In Their Camp

19-year-old Janet and 23-year-old Liatu narrated their ordeals to BBC of how they were abducted by the Islamic sect, Boko haram before they managed to escape through God’s intervention. According the ladies who were in captivity…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »
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