Public discourse on state of the nation appears to concentrate more on national structure as the real danger facing the republic and democracy. The nation focuses on nature of our federalism and why adjustment is the route to survival. I think we are missing the main threat today-grinding poverty among the citizenry. The best national..."
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At least six persons have been confirmed dead after they drowned in River Katsina/Ala, Benue State, following a boat mishap on Friday. The unfortunate incident occurred when an overloaded boat crossing River Katsina/Ala with mourners capsized. The boat was reportedly ferrying more than 15 persons without any life jacket. Three bodies were said to have..."
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The yearning and aspiration of tax payers towards the era of positive change that would rescue them from the burden of multiple taxation has eventually come. This is as a result of the introduction of Tax Identification Number (TIN) for all taxable entities being recently initiated by the Joint Tax Board in collaboration with..."
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By Oluwaseun Adeoye A 23 years old man, Tapa Adeshina was dragged before an Osogbo magistrate court over an allegation of stealing electricity cable worth 1.2 million. The accused was said to have conspired with other now at large to burgle into the house of Mrs Aderonke Amuda situated at Oke-onitea area, Osogbo on 21st,..."
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The mother of the Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola is dead Alhaja Aregbesola passed on to the great beyond this morning She will be laid to rest according to Islamic Rite today in Ilesa, Osun State. Iya Olobi as she is fondly called would be remembered for her humanitarian and philanthropy..."
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Osun State House of Assembly under the Leadership of Rt Honourable Najeem Salam has commiserated with the Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola over the demise of his mother. Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola Popularly called Iya Olobi died early hours of Tuesday in Ilesa, Osun State. The Assembly in a statement by the Chairman, House..."
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Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have converged on Birkin Kebbi, the capital city of Kebbi state to discuss the issue of restructuring. Sources close to the party said a meeting which kicks off on Tuesday would be declared open by the acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. It was confirmed..."
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The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has appointed Mr Semiu Okanlawon as a Special Adviser to the Governor on Information and Strategy, and Mr Sola Fasure a Media Adviser. In a statement issued by the commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani Baderinwa said the appointments of the duo takes effect..."
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Arsene Wenger insists the Alexis Sanchez transfer saga won’t be a distraction to Arsenal this season despite the Chile forward’s refusal to sign a new contract. Sanchez is out of contract at the end of the forthcoming season and he has shown no signs of accepting Arsenal’s offer of a lucrative new deal as he..."
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A Magistrate Court, sitting in Modakeke, on Monday, remanded two accused persons: Oladosu Matthew, 20 and Komolafe Idowu, 20 over alleged murdered a three month old baby by throwing him into a well. The Prosecutor, Inspector Christian Olajide informed the court that the accused committed the offence on June 2, 2017 around 3:40 pm at..."
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The Nigerian Air Force, says it has commenced the training of 450 “carefully selected” regiment personnel as Special Forces. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja, explained that the training would be conducted in three batches. “Training for the first batch,..."
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By Gbenga Adeniyi The ancient town of Osogbo in the State of Osun was the host city of dignitaries, as Mojola-Oluwa, daughter of a former Permanent Secretary, Osun State Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Budget, Elder Abel Akintaro, got married to his better half, Ademola Adeboje. Friday, July 21st and Saturday, 22nd of July..."
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Attacking midfielder, Ayo Saka’s 39th-minute goal for Rivers United has been voted the VAT Wonder Goal in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 20. Saka beats a stiff challenge from Enyimba’s Leonard Ugochukwu to emerge with the popular votes cast by fans in the poll conducted on the NPFL Twitter handle @lmcnpfl and the..."
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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has invited 23 players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South African on June 10 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo. Zamalek midfielder Moruf Yousuf is the surprise inclusion in the team with Ogenyi Onazi, and Victor Osimhen also included. There is no place for Odion Ighalo..."
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A Thai court on Wednesday sentenced two men to death for murdering another Thai man over his iPhone 7, a court official told dpa. According to the police, in January, Wasin Luengjam, 26, was stabbed to death by two men in a Bangkok suburb who had also slit his throat. The incident was caught on..."
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More pictures from yesterday’s Police x Navy clash in Calabar which happened around 5pm till about 2am this morning. see photos below:
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Long-serving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year contract, the club announced on Wednesday, ending months of speculation about his future. Wenger has presided over a challenging season, which saw his team fail to qualify for the Champions League, but masterminded a stunning FA Cup final win over Chelsea last weekend. The 67-year-old..."
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A 50-year-old man, Ahmed Echodo, has been charged to court on Tuesday for allegedly hoaxing the police to carry out a raid at a building which belongs to the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. According to the one-count charge, two defendants were accused of the offense, but only Mr. Echodo was arraigned at a magistrate..."
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Dogs are known as man’s best friend but sometimes things go horribly wrong. A 3-week-old Michigan baby died after one of her family’s dogs bit her on the head when she was left unattended with them on Thursday. Susannah Jean Murray was alone in a bouncy for five minutes inside her Michigan home with three pit..."
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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed two new laws that would help facilitate access to more affordable credit facilities for businesses in the country. In a statement, on Tuesday, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s spokesman, listed the acts to include the Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act, 2017 (otherwise known as Collateral Registry Act) and the Credit..."
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