The Amnesty International group UK based has lauded the decision of a military court and the government in Cameroon to sentence an opposition leader by the name of Aboubakar Siddiki to 25 years in prison. The opposition leader Siddiki was arrested in August 2014 along with lawyer Abdoulaye Harissou – and they have both been in..."
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The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, disclosed during the weekend in chat with the press in Abuja, that British Airways has offered to fly Nigerian yams to the United Kingdom in a bid to sustain the export of the produce. He insisted that there was no alternative to exportation of agricultural produce as the..."
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Assailed by mounting criticism from frustrated fans, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp needs to mastermind a sustained challenge in the Champions League to keep the doubters at bay. With Liverpool lagging 12 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City despite Saturday’s 3-0 win over Huddersfield, Klopp could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that..."
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The suspect was identified as a middle age man, known as Adewale Odunlade, yesterday reportedly hacked his friend, Moruf Lawal to death in Atan in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State. The man, who was suffering from epilepsy, reportedly butchered Lawal to pieces after a disagreement. It was gathered that both Odunlade and his..."
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A renowned traditional ruler in Osun, the Olojudo of Ido-Osun, Oba Aderemi Adeen Adedapo has described the Governor of the state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, as a true democrat whose emergence as governor has brought unprecedented development to the state. The monarch said Osun has never witnessed the kind of development being experienced under the Aregbesola..."
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The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), has unveiled an agricultural plan called Comprehensive Local Agriculture Plan, C-LAP, that is set to create over 1 million jobs in the rural areas. This was disclosed during the official launch of C-LAP yesterday, in Abuja, by the Director, Projects and International Cooperation, C-LAP, Dr Tanay..."
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Just when Nigerians are getting over the shock of Former Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke and the country’s funds she looted, it seems the Maina Scandal would rock the country for the rest of the year as new reports continue to evolve implicating ex-heads of commissions including the commission whose duty is to stop crime. A document..."
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The people of Agodi area of Ibadan are still living in fear as lion in Agodi zoo garden went wild and killed a middle age man identified as Hamzat Oyekunle. Following the killing, the state government has announced the immediate closure of the market. The government said this decision is based on the report received..."
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As part of his administration’s commitment to develop the economic power and to improve the commercial activities of Olorunda Local Government, the Executive Secretary, Hon. Hakeem Olapade has laid the foundation for 80 lock-up shops and 160 open shops at Sabo Market Area, Osogbo, State Of Osun. According to a statement by the Information Officer..."
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Senator Oluremi Tinubu has asked Nigerians to continue on the path of unity and eschew all tendencies to break up the country. She said the country had set its hands on the plough and cannot give up now. In a statement to commemorate Nigeria’s 57th independence, the Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District said in..."
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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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