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#OsunDecides: Postpone Osun Elections If Voters Will Be Disenfranchised- APC Tells INEC

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The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to consider shifting the August 9 Osun State governorship election, if any voter would be disenfranchised. The party also reinforced its allegation that its members, supporters and sympathisers were being denied the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), which is […]

War on Boko Haram: Nigeria, others form regional force to tackle Boko Haram

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Nigeria and three other countries have pledged to speed up the creation of a 2,800-strong regional force to tackle the Boko Haram Islamic sect. The BBC reported that the Defence ministers of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger said they would each contribute 700 troops to the force. Niger’s Defence Minister, Karidio Mahamadou, said they were […]

OSUN 2014: PDP’s Stomach Infrastructure Trick Won’t Fly In Osun Says Bola Ilori, Advises Jonathan To Be A Statesman

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Hon Bola Ilori is the Special Adviser to Osun State Governor on Environment and Sanitation. In this interview with WALE ELEGBEDE, he speaks on the efforts being made by his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) does not repeat its Ekiti State feat ahead of the August […]

Revealing Facts: Civil servants fault Okonjo-Iweala on N1.8tn wage bill

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The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria has asked the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to substantiate how N1.8tn is being spent annually on wages of workers in the federal public service. The organisation also stated that records at its disposal showed clearly that the staff strength in the entire public service was […]

#OsunDecides: Osun shows Aregbesola some Love

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Youth Reformation Group on Duty…… Preaching D gospel of Omoluabi to d people of Osogbo and State of Osun @ Large. Victory is OURS!!!

Confab: Delegates won’t sign final report unless… –Investigation

Justice Idris Kutigi

Delegates at the National Conference are planning not to sign the final report of the conference unless they are given copies to read before they would append their signatures on it. Investigations by our correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday showed that the delegates felt that they needed to see the details of the reports. Already, […]

TERRORISM!!! Explosion rocks Kano, US, Canada flay Kaduna attacks

Five people were reportedly killed and 12 injured but police said only one person died

As critiscisms continued to greet Wednesday’s twin bombings in Kaduna metropolis, an Improvised Explosive Device went off at the New Road Motor Park in Kano on Thursday. But unlike the Kaduna blasts, which death toll has risen from 70 to 75, five persons died and eight were injured in the latest Kano incident. Some vehicles […]

EXPOSED!!! Buhari Open up on how Nigeria can defeat B’Haram…Read More

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A former military Head of State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), insisted on Thursday that Nigeria had the capacity to defeat the dreaded Boko Haram Islamic sect. Buhari also noted that the sect’s activities should not be linked to Islam as being done in some quarters, adding […]

Reactions From Ibo And Yoruba Community Over Kano Blast As Police Gives Contrasting Report [More Photos]

A refrigerator laden with bomb exploded yesterday at the New Road Luxury Park in Sabon Gari, Kano

A bomb hidden in a refrigerator exploded yesterday at the New Road Luxury Park in Sabon Gari, Kano, killing five people and injuring 12 others. The blast happened at about 2:30pm when the luxury bus owned by Ifeanyichukwu Industry and Commercial Services Limited, arrived the motor park from Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The […]

Dr Reuben Abati: Nigeria’s PDP No.1 Evil Genius – By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

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Nothing is more dangerous than when a good man goes rogue. Most of the worst criminals in history were good men in society who either voluntarily or by virtue of circumstance, went rogue. We all know the award winning, chairman of the editorial board of the Nigerian Guardian, Dr Reuben Abati, our guy, a staunch […]


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