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INTERVIEW: ‘PDP’s Tricks Will Not Succeed In Osun’ – Olunloyo


Former Oyo State Governor Omololu Olunloyo spoke with BISI OLADELE and TAYO JOHNSON on his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Jonathan Administration and the recent Ekiti governorship election. He predicted that the tricks employed by the PDP to recapture Ekiti will fail during the Osun State […]

You Can’t Compare Ekiti To Osun…’Aregbesola is a grassroots man’ -Top PDP Leader Confirms

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ONE of the recently expelled members of the PDP labeled as spies of the APC in the opposition party, Mr Teslim Igbalaye has traced their woes to their continued loyalty to the immediate former governor of the state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola. “I was expelled based on my loyalty to Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola. Inspite of my […]

Adeleke: ‘Zimbabwe’s Formula’ Won’t Work In Osun

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THE Osun State first civilian Governor, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, has warned that the “Zimbabwe formula” used in June 21 Ekiti State governorship election would not work in the August 9 poll. Adeleke, who said this in a statement thanking the people of Ede Federal Constituency for their show of solidarity during the APC mega rally […]

#OsunDecides: Osun Development Should Dictate Who Emerges Governor On August 9 –Prof. Alabi

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Professor Mojeed Alabi is a former Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly and presently a lecturer in the University of Ilorin. The professor of Political Science, adjunct professor of Public Law, legal practitioner, policy consultant and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, in this interview reflects on the records that […]



The Special Adviser to the State Governor of Osun on Environment and Sanitation, Hon Bola Ilori has emerged the Best Government Sector Environmentalist in Nigeria. The award was conferred on him by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalist (NACJ) owing to his landmark achievements in environmental development in the country in the aftermath of a […]

Ebonyi Impeachment Details: Intrigues that enthroned Madam Speaker


THE impeachment of Rt. Hon. Chukwuma Nwazunku as Speaker of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, at dawn last Monday was reflective of the popular saying that “what goes around comes around”. IT was the same shroud of controversy and intrigues that preceeded his emergence that shadowed the exit of Chukwuma Nwazunku as speaker of […]

IMPEACHMENT SAGA: Thugs attack lawmaker in Ebonyi


*CP deploys policemen to the Assembly complex ABAKALIKI—A member of Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Nnenna Nwene, was yesterday allegedly attacked by thugs for her role in the impeachment of the speaker, Chukwuma Nwazunku. This came as the state Commissioner of Police, Maigari Dikko, deployed policemen to the Assembly complex since the speaker was impeached […]

You Need to Read This!!! Re-Aregbesola using rented crowds for rallies – PDP

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By Temitope Everywhere Aregbesola goes for campaign there is always a mammoth crowd in attendance. People of Osun State have shown their Love and passion for Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State citizens always come out in mass anytime Aregbesola is out to campaign. He is really the Peoples Man. This is the reason why the […]

Touching Story: How 11 parents of abducted girls die of heart attack and frustration.

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The National Chairman, Chibok community, Pogu Bitrus, has said that four more parents of the abducted girls of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State have died thus raising the number to 11. An online newspaper, The Cable quoted Bitrus as saying that seven of the parents of the girls abducted by members of the […]

What has this man done again??? EFCC set to declare Nyako wanted


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded arrangements to declare the impeached Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, wanted. The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, made this known to one of our correspondents in a telephone interview in Abuja on Tuesday. Uwujaren explained that the commission was set […]


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