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South West News Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose

Fayose At His Decietful Act Again! distributes rice, fowls, money to Ado-Ekiti residents »

By Gbenga Ariyibi Ado Ekiti – Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, Saturday, commenced the implementation of his stomach infrastructure programme, as he distributedno fewer than 80,000 birds, 100,000 bags…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Crisis In Kwara PDP Over Governorship Candidate »

All seems not to be well with the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara state as they are yet to officially announce the party’s governorship candidate for the state. The primary…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Gun Men

Gunmen kidnap ASUU chairman’s wife in Osogbo »

Gunmen have kidnapped the wife of Chairman, Osun State University chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities, Mrs. Funmilayo Abiona.Abiona was abducted in Osogbo on Friday night. PUNCH reported that…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Fayose and Omirin

Lo ba tan! Ekiti APC lawmakers form parallel assembly »

The 19 All Progressives Congress members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Friday formed a parallel assembly at a secret location and suspended factional Speaker Dele Olugbemi and…

Dec 20 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
PVCs

PVC distributions: There’s no sinister plot against any state – Igini »

Barrister Mike Igini is the Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Cross River State. In this interview, he bares his mind on the operational challenges in the distributions of the…

Dec 20 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Buruji Kashamu

Ogun PDP Crisis: Why INEC backs Kashamu’s faction »

The crisis in the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party over parallel primaries has taken a new dimension with the Independent National Electoral Commission giving recognition to the…

Dec 20 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Fayose and Omirin

#EKITI CRISIS: We never collected any bribe from Fayose –Omirin reveals shocking details »

In this interview with KAMARUDEEN OGUNDELE, the embattled Speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin, talks about his face-off with the governor, Ayodele Fayose The factional speaker of…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Najeem salam

Osun Speaker Explores Workers’ Understanding On Fund Paucity »

The Speaker, State of Osun House of Assembly, Honourable Najeem Salaam, has lauded the patience of the state workers on the current challenge of paucity of funds confronting the state.…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Muhammadu-Buhari

Is Buhari Nigeria’s Charles de Gaulle? – By Yomi Obaditan »

If General Muhammadu Buhari is voted into power, come Feb­ruary 2015, the army general-now-turned democrat, will follow the footsteps of Charles De Gaulle of France, who was the man of…

Dec 19 2014 / 5 Comments / Read More »
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Osun Tribunal: My Witnesses Haven’t Disappointed Me – Aregbesola »

—As APC Opens Defence‎ Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said none of his witnesses before the state Election petition Tribunal hearing the petition challenging his…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Tight security as Aregbesola, Osinbajo appear before Osun tribunal »

Security was heightened around the Osun State High Court premises on Friday as Governor Rauf Aregbesola and the Vice Presidential candidate ofthe All Progressives Congress, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo ( SAN),…

Dec 19 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

OSUN ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: My Witnesses Haven’t Dissapointed Me – Aregbesola »

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said none of his witnesses before the state Election petition Tribunal hearing the petiton challenging his re-election has ever dissapointed…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Osun: Consolidating The Gains Of The Past »

It would be understandable if the euphoria of victory in the just concluded governorship elections in our dear state of Osun takes a bit of time to wear off. To…

Dec 19 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Gov. Aregbesola of Osun State

Release Of Chibok Girls: Do Not Relent In Prayers – Aregbesola »

The wife of the Osun State governor, Alhaja Sherifat Abidemi Aregbesola has appealed to Nigerians not to relent in their prayers for the release of the Chibok girls who were…

Dec 19 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Babatunde Raji Fashola

Osinbajo laid foundation for efficient Lagos judiciary – Fashola »

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has described the Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as a competent professional who laid the foundation for an…

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Pastor Adeboye

RCCG did not endorse Osibajo as Buhari’s running mate – Pastor Adeboye »

We don’t dabble in politics –RCCG The Redeemed Christian Church of God has dissociated itself from rumours making the rounds that its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, gave his blessings…

Dec 18 2014 / 19 Comments / Read More »


SATURDAY, 20TH DECEMBER 2014 EDITION


EDITORIAL

Osun: Consolidating The Gains Of The Past »

Aregbesola-school

It would be understandable if the euphoria of victory in the just concluded governorship elections in our dear state of…

Dec 19 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Fall In Oil Price: Minimum government: A Condition For States’ Survival »

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It’s time to alert those who might not know yet that Nigeria is about to face a tough time. Or…

Dec 19 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Nigeria’s romance with MARIJUANA »

MARIJUANA

Regarded as an illicit drug in many countries, marijuana is outlawed by many governments. In this report, Joe Agbro Jr.…

Dec 18 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

I’m joining Buhari to rebuild Nigeria –Osinbajo »

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday announced Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as his running mate,…

Dec 18 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

2015 POLL: Yemi Osinbajo, 10 things you should know about Buhari’s running mate »

Yemi Osibajo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has chosen former Attorney General of Lagos State,Yemi Osinbajoto be the running mate of Presidential…

Dec 17 2014 / 10 Comments / Read More »

Nigeria: Divided Nation, Breakup Inevitable By Bayo Oluwasanmi »

By Bayo Oluwasanmi The possible breakup of Nigeria brings on the bone-shaking shivers doctors call rigors. Many writers have detailed…

Dec 15 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Fayose At His Decietful Act Again! distributes rice, fowls, money to Ado-Ekiti residents »

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose

By Gbenga Ariyibi Ado Ekiti – Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, Saturday, commenced the implementation of his stomach infrastructure programme, as he distributedno fewer than 80,000 birds, 100,000 bags of rice and cash gifts to the less privileged, widows and aged ones in the…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fayose distributes christmas largesse to Ekiti people »

Fayose giving out chicken

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has distributed not less than 80,000 chickens and 100,000 bags of rice to the Ekiti people between Thursday and Friday. His Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti said the…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Crisis In Kwara PDP Over Governorship Candidate »

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All seems not to be well with the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara state as they are yet to officially announce the party’s governorship candidate for the state. The primary was conducted twice, in which Senator Simeon Ajibola was declared the winner by the National…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

Nigeria repatriates 430 illegal foreigners, seizes 20 voters’ cards »

Permanent voters' cards

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) arrested and repatriated 430 illegal immigrants in Jigawa between January and November this year. The Comptroller of the NIS in…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Jaywon, Sound Sultan, others for Music Africa Beach Splash »

SOUND SULTAN

Eleko beach in Lagos will play host to Music Africa Beach Splash on the 21st of December 2014 at the Chaka Beach Resorts. In the…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fayose distributes christmas largesse to Ekiti people »

Fayose giving out chicken

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has distributed not less than 80,000 chickens and 100,000 bags of rice to the Ekiti people between Thursday and…

Dec 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sports News Folarin teslim

Folarin picks Oyedepo as running mate

Twenty-four hours to the deadline for the final submission of candidates by political parties, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Senator Teslim Folarin, on Wednesday, unveiled his running mate for the 2015…

Dec 18 2014 / Read More »
X-RAYS Permanent voters' cards

Nigeria repatriates 430 illegal foreigners, seizes 20 voters’ cards

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) arrested and repatriated 430 illegal immigrants in Jigawa between January and November this year. The Comptroller of the NIS in the state, Mr Isa Jere, made the announcement on Saturday in…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta President Goodluck Jonathan

CHAI! Jonathan In Big Trouble Again! Read What Happened To Him Ahead Of 2015

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Tinubu, on Friday asked President Goodluck Jonathan to resign from office because he has failedthe nation and was not fit…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
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Fraudulent Construction Of 2nd Niger Bridge– Another 419 On The Igbo Nation By ObinnaAkukwe

The construction of 2nd Niger Bridge through a Public Private Partnership involving Julius Berger -NSIA Consortium and tolling the Igbo people for 25 years thereafter is another 419 on the Biafran Igbo citizens of South East…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT SOUND SULTAN

Jaywon, Sound Sultan, others for Music Africa Beach Splash

Eleko beach in Lagos will play host to Music Africa Beach Splash on the 21st of December 2014 at the Chaka Beach Resorts. In the spirit of the yuletide, Oritsefemi, Jaywon, Sound Sultan, Patoraking, Ketchup, Young…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
INTERVIEW Boko Haram Leader Shekau (Middle)

Sex, Money And Love In Our Camps – Boko Haram Member Confesses

Members of a vigilante group, popularly known as Civilian JTF, keep assisting the Nigerian Army in the war against Boko Haram insurgents. Vigilantes are also known for capturing the sect members.A new interview with a self-acclaimed…

Dec 18 2014 / Read More »
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How Mysterious Inferno Burnt The Family Of 7 To Death – YOU NEED TO READ THIS

A family of seven members was burnt to death in a mysterious inferno that engulfed their home at Ayankor, Gboko East, Benue state. Read full story HERE…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
EDUCATION Contrary To Speculations:This Is Why We Withhold Results –WAEC

Mass Failure: 29 per cent pass recorded in Nov/Dec WASSCE

TWENTY-nine per cent of the 246,853 candidates made credits in five subjects, including English and Mathematics, in the November/December 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. The Head of National Office (HNO)…

Dec 19 2014 / Read More »
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