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Governor Aregbesola Sworn In For The Second Term »

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) and wife of former Vice President, Titi Abubakar, are among the dignitaries attended the…

Nov 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Inauguration of the Omoluabi-In-General for the 2nd Term in the State of Osun – DeRaufs Canada »

23 Catchfly Crescent, Brampton ON. L6P 2H8 Canada Chapter President Richard Milhous Nixon of the US once said that “Each moment in history is a fleeting time, precious and unique.…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Lagos PDP tears apart as gov. aspirant asks court to stop Agbaje from contesting »

A governorship aspirant for Lagos State, western Nigeria in the 2015 general elections in the country, Nurudeen Balogun, has asked a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja to stop…

Nov 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Why Court Nullified Anambra PDP Caretaker Committee »

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday nullified the Lt. Gen. Aliyu Kama-led caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra State. Justice Evoh Chukwu dissolved the caretaker committee…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Aregbesola

Transcript of Full Speech By Omoluabi Governor Aregbesola of Osun, at his Inauguration (Thursday November 27, 2014) »

Protocols, CONTINUING ON OUR PATH OF GREATNESS It is with deep humility and gratitude to the Almighty that I stand before this faithful assembly. Exactly four years ago, we stood…

Nov 27 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »
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APC criticises Naira devaluation, says not good for our economy »

All Progressives Congress (APC) has critised devaluation of the naira and has described the development as not healthy for Nigeria’s economy. The National Publicity Secretary of APC, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Buhari, Atiku’s wife attend Aregbesola’s inauguration »

Former Military Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd) and wife of former Vice President, Titi Abubakar, are among the dignitaries attending the second term inauguration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola…

Nov 27 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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APC blasts IG for insulting Speaker, Reps »

The All Progressives Congress has strongly condemned the Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, for saying he does not recognise Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.…

Nov 27 2014 / 7 Comments / Read More »
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EXCLUSIVE: The Footprints Of Unusual Governor »

On November 26, 2010, history placed Governor Rauf Aregbesola on the front burner of Nigeria’s democracy, as the governor with the longest electoral litigation surrounded by toughest judicial battle, in…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele

Why Aregbesola is a dependable Leader – CBN reveals »

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Monday said the people-focused programmes and policies of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s administration since inception have established him as “the…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fayose’s agents are after our lives – Ekiti speaker »

The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin, has said that some agents of Governor Ayo Fayose are after the lives of the 19 lawmakers elected…

Nov 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
APC

PDP of fuelling Ibadan violence – APC »

The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State has accused t h e Peoples Democratic Party of masterminding the lingering violence in the Oke Ado area of Ibadan. The violence commenced…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Alao-Akala

Wahala in Oyo PDP as Alao-Akala, others petition party’s panel »

Seven Peoples Democratic Party aspirants in Oyo State have petitioned the party’s Ward Congress Appeal Panel over what they described as an attempt to manipulate the congress to favour a…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Aregbesola Swearing-in ceremony Nov 27, 2010

As Aregbesola takes another oath of office today…certain things to know »

It is my pleasure to write this piece in your reputable newspaper. May you continue to serve your audience better. I want to comment on the second term inauguration of…

Nov 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Why PDP cannot rule Lagos – Oba Akiolu reveals details »

The traditional ruler of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, on Wednesday, in Abuja, said that the Peoples Democratic Party would not rule Lagos State. Akiolu spoke during the presentation of two…

Nov 27 2014 / 7 Comments / Read More »
Osun State Government

Osun Compatriots: Time To Sacrifice »

Tough time, they say, never lasts, but tough people do. Based on human experience this aphorism has proved to be right on countless number of period in the history of…

Nov 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Aregbesola Swearing-in ceremony Nov 27, 2010

Aregbesola Inauguration: Agenda For The Second Term (1) »

For the good people of the State of Osun, the future starts today with the inauguration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for a well-earned second term in office as their helmsman.…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »


THURSDAY, 27TH NOVEMBER 2014 EDITION


EDITORIAL

On Jonathan’s 12 SANs – Oodua Pathfinder Editorial »

SEnior Advocates of Nigeria SANs

“ooduapathfinder” is reliably informed by sources within Aso Rock, the seat of Nigeria’s Presidency, that Goodluck Jonathan has retained the…

Nov 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

NIGERIA ECONOMY: DROP IN PRICE OF CRUDE OIL. WHO WILL SAVE THE NAIRA? »

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Nigeria needs to restrict imports as well as curtail its dependence on oil The persistent drop in the price of…

Nov 19 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Delta State Governor Condemns Abduction Of 14 Journalists »

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Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has strongly condemned the recent kidnap of 14 journalists who had gone for…

Nov 19 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Big Ideas for a Big Country -By Tolu Ogunlesi »

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Sam Nda-Isaiah is running for President, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. The pharmacist-turned-publisher-and-entrepreneur is pushing a campaign…

Nov 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

You Need To Read What Atiku Has To Say About Nigeria And PDP »

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has again lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party-led Federal Government for bringing untold hardship…

Nov 10 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

AKWA IBOM STADIUM OPENING: 2 Feared Dead, 20 Injured »

The much-awaited opening of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium might have turned into the tragedy, as 2 people feared dead…

Nov 7 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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Tinubu sure APC would reclaim Ekiti »

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Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the reins of government in Ekiti state would return to his party. Kayode Fayemi, the immediate past governor of the state, lost the June 21 gubernatorial…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Read Why House Committee Members Walked Out On Inspector General Of Police »

IGP Suleiman Abba leaving the house today
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Members of the Police Committee of the House of Representatives today walked out on Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sulaiman Abba, for showing respect to the Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal. Mr. Abba had appeared before the committee after several days of ignoring their invitation, but…

Nov 27 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Governor Aregbesola Sworn In For The Second Term »

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A presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) and wife of former Vice President, Titi Abubakar, are among the dignitaries attended the second term inauguration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State. Gov. Aregbesola took oath of…

Nov 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

Tinubu sure APC would reclaim Ekiti »

Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the reins of government in Ekiti…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

2015: We must send PDP packing – Aregbesola »

Aregbesola's Inauguration

Osogbo, the Osun state capital stood still on Thursday as Governor Rauf Aregbesola was sworn in for another one term of four years amidst glamour.…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

More Than 100 PDP Members Defect To APC In Rivers »

Governor Chibuike Amaechi

Chairman Committee of Akuku Toru local Government Council said that no fewer than 100 members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party decamped to the ruling…

Nov 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sports News Keshi and Amaju

AFCON: Why we can’t sack Keshi — NFF finally opens up

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation have admitted that their hands are tied where Stephen Keshi’s tenure as coach of the Eagles is concerned. Nigerians are calling for the resignation of Keshi following his failure…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
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Tinubu sure APC would reclaim Ekiti

Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the reins of government in Ekiti state would return to his party. Kayode Fayemi, the immediate past…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta Nigeria’s First lady, Patience Jonathan

Patience Jonathan Recounts 21Years Love Journey With Mr. President – A MUST READ

Current first lady of Nigeria, Patience Faka Jonathan has revealed her 21 years love journey with President Goodluck Jonathan.   The beautiful 57-year-old woman has revealed how the love she shared with Mr. President started just…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor Aregbesola Swearing-in ceremony Nov 27, 2010

As Aregbesola takes another oath of office today…certain things to know

It is my pleasure to write this piece in your reputable newspaper. May you continue to serve your audience better. I want to comment on the second term inauguration of the people’s governor, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT Davido cars

Davido buys a Mercedes 450 GL and a Porsche Cayenne worth N36m for manager and producer

Davido (David Adedeji Adeleke) the popular music star and the boss of HKN, was reported to have spent over N35m buying brand new black Mercedes 450 GL for his manager, Kamal Ajiboye and a brand new…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
INTERVIEW Jonathan, Amaechi and Oshiomhole

How Jonathan is turning the 2015 race into war – Oshiomhole reveals

For the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it was time, penultimate Wednesday, to clink glasses in celebration of the sixth anniversary of the APC – led Adams Oshiomhole administration in Edo State.The leaders stormed…

Nov 23 2014 / Read More »
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AMERICAN WAHALA: BEWARE LADIES “criminal Casanova.” Trevor Thornton the loose!

Pierre Louis says she first realized something was fishy when a relative said she had seen Thornton’s mugshot. Other women who have been victimized by Thornton have put up YouTube videos and online warnings telling women…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »
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You can check your voter status by entering your details in the form on this page http://inecnigeria.org. OR You can also check your voter status by sending an SMS with your State, Last name, Voter Identification…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
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