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OSUN 2014: DETERMINATION OF THE PEOPLE INTIMIDATED INEC SAYS PDP CHIEFTAIN

Rauf Aregbesola

Comrade Jackson Olalekan Ojo is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State. He is a security expert. In an interview with select journalists, Ojo spoke on the just-concluded governorship election in the state, the deployment of heavy security personnel to the state and its effect on the 2015 general elections. Olarewaju […]

STOP CLAIMING SPONSORSHIP OF OYINLOLA’s GOVERNORSHIP, OKUKU YOUTHS WARN OMISORE

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Members of Okuku Progressive Youths Forum have asked the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the last election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore and his associates to stop claiming credits for the emergence of Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola as state governor in 2003. Oyinlola hails from Okuku in Odo Otin Local Government Area of the […]

OSUN ELECTION TRIBUNAL : OMISORE SETS TO PUT HIMSELF IN TROUBLE SAYS ARESA

Honorable Mudasir Adeleke Aresa

BY AYOBAMI AGBOOLA The petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore to challenge the victory of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in the last gubernatorial election has been described as a legal step being taken by petitioner to put himself into trouble. Honorable Mudasir Adeleke […]

How Another APC, PDP Bloody Clash Was Averted In Oyo State Over Market Borehole

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi under impeachment threat from PDP lawmakers

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State clashed again at the popular Aleshinloye Market in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday over drilling of borehole for the traders. The market was recently gutted by fire. Apart from the State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, who promised to help the traders financially, […]

Terrorism: King Abdullah’s Message To Nigeria – By Sam Nda-Isaiah…A MUST READ

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Terrorist group ISIS is causing panic around the world. ISIS, which is the acronym for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, is probably the first terror group to have territorial expansionist ambition, and it is so far succeeding in actualising it. It has taken over critical parts of Syria and Iraq already and heavy […]

How UNILAG security chief was murdered at beer parlour

UNILAG Security chief

Suspected assassins have killed the Head of Operations, Security Unit, University of Lagos, Mr. Sunday Adejumo. The 50-year-old was shot dead at a beer parlour on Oyenuga Street in the Akoka area of Lagos on Friday evening. Our correspondent learnt that Adejumo on the fateful night was in the joint with three of his friends […]

A MUST READ: Jonathan re-election campagn, INEC and task of enforcing campaign finance

Jonathan, Jega

Why are we operating in some spheres of life as if there are no laws and policy positions? Is Nigeria a jungle? Ignoring stated rules and pretending as if they do not exist are signs and manifestations of impunity. They lead those engaged in the act nowhere and move the nation down the slope. Nigerians […]

TRAGEDY: Police inspector dies while fighting wife

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Umar Manko

A police inspector, attached to a division in Apapa, Lagos, Inspector Danjuma Daniel, on Thursday afternoon died during a fight with his wife. PUNCH Metro learnt that the scuffle between Daniel and his wife got so physical that the couple fell from the balcony of their apartment ─ a two-storey building. The couple, it was […]

EXCLUSIVE: Soyinka, The Arts And Our Losses – By Jimmy Johnson

Prof. Wole Soyinka

Nigeria is a country that is endowed with everything in abundance – black gold, minerals of all sorts and to crown it all the human resources to manage the gift of nature for the benefit of the teaming population. Regrettably, some of those who should contribute to capacity building in the country are only busy […]

Photonews: NASFAT Offers Thanksgiving prayer over Aregbespla’s Victory

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SATURDAY, 30TH AUGUST 2014 EDITION

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