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SOCIAL MEDIA: THE PLACE OF THE MOB AND THE MASSES – By Rauf Aregbesola

Jubilation over Aregbesola's victory at the polls

(Being the Contribution of Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola to the “#LETSGOSOCIAL: BEST PRACTICES FROM NIGERIA’S MOST SOCIAL PERSONALITIES” Project.) Between 2009 and 2014, a period of more than five years, I have been active online and the tremendous impact of social media for me is unquantifiable. As a politician, I discovered that the Crème de […]

Fall In Revenue Allocation, Sign Of Danger – Bolorunduro

Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Bolorunduro

The State of Osun Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, has urged the Federal Government to do something as a matter of urgency to revamp the nation’s economy, as all the states of the federation are witnessing a continuous fall in the newcomer allocation from the federation account. Dr. Bolorunduro was reacting to the cancellation […]

Adamawa: Fintiri Arrested, Questioned By Police Over Possible Embezzlement While Acting As Gov.

Alhaji Umaru Fintiri

The former acting Governor of Adamawa State, Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, was invited on Thursday by the Nigeria Police Force for questioning over his stewardship when he was in charge of the state. Some policemen were said to have stormed Yola, the state capital, on Wednesday evening from the Police Headquarters, Abuja, and reportedly invited […]

Volte Face? Tambuwal To Suceed Wamakko After Amaechi/Tinubu Camp Opt for Buhari

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal

“I want to inform all stakeholders of the APC gathered here that Tambuwal has been with us since formation of our great party. We told him to remain in PDP until the day of nomination of the party’s governorship candidate. And today is the day,” – Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State The powerful Tinubu-Amaechi […]

Idriss Déby: The President For Boko Haram – By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

President of Chad - Idriss Déby

In the release of a handful of Chinese hostages and the wife of the deputy Prime minister of Cameroon, abducted by Boko Haram terrorists this year, the President of Chad was reported by a most reputable New York based editorial, SaharaReporters, to have been pivotal. Idriss Deby of Francophone Chad “by virtue of his relationships […]

THE POLITICS BEHIND THE HORN FREE DAY IN LAGOS

Lagos Horn-Free Day

What did you think about the Lagos horn free day? Just before we get caught up with the euphoria of the potential of Lagos being the “Quietest State in Nigeria”, it may be more important if we understand the logic behind the sudden rush to making Lagos achieve this Status. After enjoying the brief moment […]

Lo ba tan! Wanted Fugitive, Buruji Kashamu Joins Senatorial Race

KASAMU

By Abiodun Onafuye The Chairman Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest, Prince Buruji Kashamu has joined the race for the Senatorial seat in the Ogun East senatorial district. The posters of the man allegedly on the wanted list of the United States flocked Ijebu Ode during the last Ojude Oba […]

Osun and Ekiti guber elections, an eye opener for Nigerian- Gen. Buhari …pays Aregbesola visit ahead of his today’s declaration

Buhari Visits Aregbesola

Former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) on Monday said the just concluded governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun should be eye openers for Nigerians as 2015 general elections approache. ‎The retired General made this disclosure during a courtesy visit to the governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola at the Government […]

OSUN TAKES SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAMME TO SOUTH AFRICA; SHOWCASES BEFORE GLOBAL EXPERTS ON NUTRITION!

Pupils eating free lunch

Experts from across the globe have commended the Osun school feeding programme tagged O’Meals again at the 16th Annual Global Child Nutrition Forum held in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa. The Deputy Governor who also doubles as the Commissioner for Education of the State of Osun, Mrs. Grace Titi Laoye- Tomori, who represented Nigeria at the […]

B~R~E~A~K~I~N~G: Google Restores Linda Ikeji’s Blog

linda ikeji's tweets

The drama of copyright infringement between Blogger Linda Ikeji and a cybersquatter Mr Aye Dee has finally come to an end, when search giant company that hosts her blog Google Inc. restored her blog lindaikeji.blogspot.com Ms. Ikeji wrote on her blog and even tweeted it 30 minutes ago saying: “Yay! LIB is back! Google has […]

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