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South West News Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, Osun state governor

#OSUN2014: Why Aregbesola should be re-elected – National Pilot gives details »

We today endorse Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for re-election. Readers will know that National Pilot shares the public concerns about Aregbesola’s firmness and sensitivity to the ethical values in government. Our…

Jul 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Omisore Plans Against Aregbesola’s Rally ---The Punch

#OSUNPOLL: You need to know what PDP plans to do to NYSC members few days D-Day »

The All Progressives Congress has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of planning to bribe some members of the National Youth Service Corps to rig the August 9 governorship election holding…

Jul 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
All Progressive Congress (APC)

2015 APC presidential ticket: Why we are interested – South-East »

…Warns against attempt to manipulate Osun guber polls As the battle for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Con­gress (APC) ahead of 2015 elections intensifies, stake­holders of the party…

Jul 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Omisore absent at Osun governorship debate despite accepting challenge

The Wisdom Of A Fool: Why Omisore Ran Away From Osun Governorship Election Debate »

The All Progressives Congress has responded to IyIola Omisore’s reasons for not participating in the American sponsored pre-governorship election debate in Osun last Saturday, describing it as ‘the wisdom of…

Jul 27 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega

Just before #OSUNDECIDES, crucial lessons to learn from #EkitiPoll…A MUST READ »

*Jega: It is not true *Lessons before Osun election What was the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, thinking about when it set out to appoint monitors for…

Jul 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Osun-debate

#OSUNDECIDES: Omisore, Akinbade shun radio debate with Aregbesola… YOU NEED TO KNOW THEIR EXCUSES »

Governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore and Alhaji Fatai Akinbade respectively on Saturday shunned a radio debate organised for…

Jul 27 2014 / 5 Comments / Read More »
Buhari

Kaduna Explosion: PDP, APC clash over attack on Buhari’s convoy…READ THE DETAILS »

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) clashed, weekend, over the bomb blast which targeted a former head of state, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd),…

Jul 27 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Osun govt should rethink uniform policy - Baptist High School Old Students

#OSUNDECIDES: Aregbesola’s achievement justifies his re-election – says Oyatomi »

* Critics are wrong; his good works will speak for him  APC The day started on a queer note. Bomb scare at the state secretariat of the All Progressives…

Jul 27 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Operatives of the Department of State Services, alias SSS

Osun 2014: How FG Stopped The Release Of Survey Result On Governorship Election Because It Favours Aregbesola »

Operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday, descended on the corporate headquarters of a Lagos-based research and marketing firm, holding its staff hostage, ransacking its offices and premises…

Jul 26 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Omisore absent at Osun governorship debate despite accepting challenge

Breaking News: Omisore, Akinbade Absent At Osun Governorship Election Debate, Give Unacceptable Excuses »

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the August 9 governorship election in Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, on Saturday failed to show up at a radio debate organized…

Jul 26 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
Osun APC, PDP again at war

OSUN 2014: “I’ll Rather Die Than Not Become Osun Governor” – APC Faults Omisore’s Death Claims »

Director of Media and Research of Osun APC, Kunle Oyatomi, punctured the claims of Omisore’s camp saying the PDP needed to be reminded that the era of inducement and violence…

Jul 26 2014 / 9 Comments / Read More »
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OSUN 2014: “I Didn’t Predict PDP’s Defeat In Osun” – Fayose Finally Reacts! »

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, has denied predicting defeat of PDP governorship candidate, Iyiola Omisore, in the August 9, 2014 governorship poll. A statement by the Governor-elect’s Chief…

Jul 26 2014 / 5 Comments / Read More »
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#OsunDecides: A Timely Warning To Osun People By A Kwaran »

I now see clearly that all Nigerians are the same. We are the country that cries more than any other country in this world, yet we don’t support good governance.…

Jul 26 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »
Remains of Late Tola Adeosun

Osun 2014: How PDP, Omisore’s Thugs Brutally Killed Another APC supporter In Ilesa For No Reason [Photo] »

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 26 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
Bamidele laid to rest

SAD! Bamidele Aturu Buried Amid Tears And Tributes [PHOTOS] »

Human rights activist and lawyer, Bamidele Francis Aturu, was today buried in his country-home of Ogbagi Akoko, Ondo State as family members, friends and admirers wailed. Mr. Aturu’s remains were…

Jul 26 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Osun state governorship aspirant, Iyiola Omisore

#OSUNDECIDES: 14 days to D-DAY,here is Omisore and his many lies…Haba! »

Fellow Nigerians, I am abiodun KOMOLAFE. From this part of Nigeria, the time is 11.26pm. Some 2minutes ago, I visited www.iyiolaomisore.org. Please, find below what I found as Omisore’s achievements…

Jul 26 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
NYSC

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…

Jul 25 2014 / 2 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 / 35 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 / 6 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 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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THURSDAY, 24TH JULY, 2014 EDITION

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POLITICS

Kaduna Explosion: APC demands international inquiry into attempt to kill Buhari »

All Progressive Congress (APC)

The All Progressives Congress has accused the Federal Government and the country’s security agencies of being unserious about the investigation of the assassination attempt on a former military Head of State, Maj.Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd) in Kaduna State, last Wednesday. The Defence Headquarters had on…

Jul 28 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

#OSUN2014: Why Aregbesola should be re-elected – National Pilot gives details »

Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, Osun state governor

We today endorse Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for re-election. Readers will know that National Pilot shares the public concerns about Aregbesola’s firmness and sensitivity to the ethical values in government. Our endorsement is poised on the unequivocal confidence that he’s the best candidate in the field…

Jul 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

#OSUNPOLL: You need to know what PDP plans to do to NYSC members few days D-Day »

Omisore Plans Against Aregbesola’s Rally ---The Punch

The All Progressives Congress has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of planning to bribe some members of the National Youth Service Corps to rig the August 9 governorship election holding in Osun State. The Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy of the APC in Osun…

Jul 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

#OSUN2014: Why Aregbesola should be re-elected – National Pilot gives details »

Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, Osun state governor

We today endorse Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for re-election. Readers will know that National Pilot shares the public concerns about Aregbesola’s firmness and sensitivity to the…

Jul 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

TERROR IN KANO: Police dicovered a massive Bomb in Isyaku Rabiu mosque Kano. »

BOMB

Early this Sunday morning a massive explosive planted at the Isyaku Rabiu mosque was uncovered by the Police. The Isyaku Rabiu mosque was said to…

Jul 27 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »

TERROR IN KANO AGAIN!!! Many killed as bomb blast hits Kano St Charles Catholic Church »

St Charles Church in Sabon Gari district of Kano

The Police spokesman Frank Mba has confirmed the death of five people and eight others injure in a a fresh bomb blast in kano. The…

Jul 27 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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Sports News Alhaji Fatai Akinbade

#OSUNGUBER: Why I Can’t Go Into Alliance With Omisore – LP candidate

Mr. Akinbade says teaming with Mr. Omisore would be politically disastrous The Labour Party gubernatorial candidate in Osun State, Fatai Akinbade, has said that he would not go into alliance with the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s Iyiola…

Jul 27 2014 / Read More »
X-RAYS The bomber took advantage of our slowing down and attempted to ram my car - Buhari

Buhari Bombing: Arrested Suspect Reveals That Dokubo-Asari Paid Them To Kill Buhari – Details!

We received reports Yesterday that the clearly homosexual cross-dresser suspect arrested at the site of the bomb explosion on Maj. General Buhari’s life at Kawo market in Kaduna, has said that Asari Dokubo, the Niger Delta…

Jul 27 2014 / Read More »
Niger Delta Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi

Rivers: Party of Blind Critics, Enemies of Progress – APC Calls PDP…READ WHY

•Defends Amaechi’s purchase of road analyser The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to provide proof that the APC Government in the…

Jul 27 2014 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor Kwankwaso announces new moon sighting on social media

End Of Ramadan: Emir Of Kano, Sanusi Announces New Moon Sighting Despite Controversy!

The new Emir, HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II has announced the sighting of the new moon, signifying a new lunar calendar month and the end of the Ramadan Holy month. From a tweet from Kwankwaso2015: “The…

Jul 27 2014 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT This Is Why 2face Idibia Is Angry

Why 2face changed his name to ‘Tu-baba’

Pop singer, Innocent Idibia has finally dropped his stage name, 2face, saying that after ascending with the release of his sixth album, he has decided to change his name to Tu-baba. The legendary singer officially made…

Jul 27 2014 / Read More »
INTERVIEW akinbade

#OSUNPOLL: ‘Dont sell your destiny for rice and kerosene’ – Akinbade condemns ‘stomach infrastructure

The candidate of the Labour Party in the forthcoming Osun State governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, on Sunday condemned the distribution of food, money and other gifts during election campaigns. Akinbabde accused the proponents of the…

Jul 27 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 Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, Osun state governor

#OSUN2014: Why Aregbesola should be re-elected – National Pilot gives details

We today endorse Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for re-election. Readers will know that National Pilot shares the public concerns about Aregbesola’s firmness and sensitivity to the ethical values in government. Our endorsement is poised on the unequivocal…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
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