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Bisi Komolafe Finally Laid to Rest in Ibadan »

The beautiful Nollywood actress, Bisi Komolafe, was today, Friday buried in Ibadan, Oyo State amid wailing and tears by friends and family members. Bisi died on Monday, December 31, 2012…

Jan 4 2013 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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,Photo – Late Bisi Komolafe burial Picture, To Be Later Today »

A funeral mass service will be held today Friday the 4th of January at the Catholic church, Okepaadi, Ibadan, Oyo state for the late ace Yoruba actress. Bisi Komolafe will…

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How I survived fire that gutted my house, by Obasanjo »

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday recounted what transpired during the fire incident that gutted a part of his palatial building in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, last week, saying he…

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Aregbesola Completes 77 Electrification Projects In Osun In Two Years »

As part of the efforts of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s administration to ensure infrastructural development, the government of the State of Osun has completed 77 electrification projects across the state within…

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IMPROVED POWER SUPPLY IN OSUN; AREGBESOLA DESERVES ACCOLADE NOT JONATHAN »

The Vanguard Newspaper of Sept 4 , 2012 reported how over 50 communities within Oji River, Udi, Ezeagu, Igbo-Eze South and Igbo-Eze North LGA’s in Enugu State were thrown into…

Jan 3 2013 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola of the State of Osun

Aregbesola Bags Governor Of The Year Award »

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has been honoured with the 2012 South-West Best Performing Governor of the year by the Nigeria Royalty Award (NIRA). Presenting the…

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EDITORIAL

Maximising Osun/State Of Saxony Anhalt Collaboration »

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There is only one word to describe the planned collaboration between the government of the State of Osun and the…

Dec 28 2012 / 1 Comment / Read More »

A Charade Called Recruitment Exercise »

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It is not cheery news that graduates from various institutions of learning file out in hopelessness and frustration, because having…

Dec 17 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Government Unusual At Work (III) »

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Continued from Tuesday, December 11, 2012 •Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) THIS vital and laudable achievement of the Aregbesola administration…

Dec 17 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

AREGBESOLA: A man on a mission »

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VISION is said to be the product of purpose; it is the source of true leadership. It was Helen Keller…

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No One Listens To Me! – TB Joshua Laments That He Foretold The Tragic Deaths Of Yakowa, Azazi (WATCH) »

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Prophet T.B. Joshua, not one to stay on the side-lines allegedly claimed to have foreseen the death of Kaduna State…

Dec 17 2012 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Health Workers Demand Minister’s Sack »

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The Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, with membership drawn from professional associations in the health sector, weekend, called for the…

Dec 17 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
POLITICS

PDP Now a Casino Party – Ladoja »

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Former Governor of Oyo State, and national leader of Accord Party (AP), Senator Rasidi Ladoja, has had his fair share of the Nigerian dirty politics with his illegal impeachment in 2006. In this interview with the trio of FEMI ADEOTI, RAZAQ BAMIDELE and AKEEB ALARAPE…

Jan 4 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Nigeria: Transparently crooked – By Rasheed Ojikutu »

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THE data released by the Transparency International notwithstanding, we, as Nigerians are fully mindful of the temperament of our citizenry to acts of dishonesty. The world may not understand us but we know that most of us lie about virtually everything and disregard the truth…

Jan 3 2013 / 1 Comment / Read More »

PRESIDENCY 2015: How Buhari, PDP governors plan to stop Jonathan »

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Nigerian opposition political parties and second term governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP are working from different angles to stop the second term aspiration of President Goodluck Jonathan, it emerged yesterday. While the opposition parties are fine-tuning plans to crystallize into…

Dec 29 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

Nigeria: Transparently crooked – By Rasheed Ojikutu »

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THE data released by the Transparency International notwithstanding, we, as Nigerians are fully mindful of the temperament of our citizenry to acts of dishonesty. The…

Jan 3 2013 / 1 Comment / Read More »

2015: Presidency Faults Asari On Comment »

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The presidency has faulted the leader of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force, Mujaheed Asari-Dokubo, on his recent media statement in which he reportedly said President…

Dec 30 2012 / 1 Comment / Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the secret Abacha memo approving execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa, others »

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In November 1995, while an overwhelming international outcry mounted against the execution of the Ogoni leader, Ken Saro-Wiwa and his colleagues, defiant military dictator, Sani…

Dec 30 2012 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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Sports News Demba Ba

Demba Ba completes Chelsea move

Senagalese international Demba Ba has completed his move to Chelsea from Newcastle. The Blues agreed a fee with Newcastle for Ba after making an official bid on Wednesday. Ba has a release clause, understood to be…

Jan 4 2013 / Read More »
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Nigeria: Transparently crooked – By Rasheed Ojikutu

THE data released by the Transparency International notwithstanding, we, as Nigerians are fully mindful of the temperament of our citizenry to acts of dishonesty. The world may not understand us but we know that most of…

Jan 3 2013 / Read More »
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Pregnant Woman, 3 Others Die In Mysterious Fire

A mysterious fire outbreak has claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and three others in Asaba, Delta State. Eye witnesses said the fire outbreak started at about 1:30am on Saturday and consumed an eight room…

Dec 30 2012 / Read More »
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Nigeria: Transparently crooked – By Rasheed Ojikutu

THE data released by the Transparency International notwithstanding, we, as Nigerians are fully mindful of the temperament of our citizenry to acts of dishonesty. The world may not understand us but we know that most of…

Jan 3 2013 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT kanayo

Nollywood Super Star, Kanayo O. Kanayo Is Now A Pastor

Famous Nollywood actor, Kanayo .O. Kanayo is now a Minister of the gospel. He was one of the guest ministers, at a crusade held at the Christ Mission Worldwide (CMW) a.ka. Mission for Heaven, with the…

Dec 29 2012 / Read More »
INTERVIEW debe ojukwu

I do not know why Bianca conspired against me – Debe Ojukwu

It was an interview that had to be conducted. After the declaration that the late Chief Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Ezigbo Gburugburu’s Will had been announced and a lion share had gone to Bianca Odinaka Olivia Ojukwu, the…

Dec 30 2012 / Read More »
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How Gunmen Kidnap 4 Chinese Construction Workers In Bayelsa

Gunmen on Monday in a ‘commando style’ manner, abducted four Chinese nationals working for Hyundai Fabrication Company. The incident took place on Okpoama Island, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa.Confirming the report, Mr Fidelis Odunna (DSP),…

Dec 18 2012 / Read More »
EDUCATION Uniform distribution

Aregbesola Distributes Free uniform for Osun students, computers on the way

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun on Friday distributed school uniforms worth N800 million to students in the state, to reduce the financial burden on parents. At the occassion in Ede, the State of…

Dec 28 2012 / Read More »
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