Tunde Ajaja and Tobi Aworinde The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming Ekiti State governorship election, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and his counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, on Thursday, were absent at a debate for candidates in the election. The debate, which was organised jointly by a non-governmental organisation, […]
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, has advised corps members participating in the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state as ad-hoc staff to be neutral. He gave the advice while addressing corps members in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday ahead of the Saturday’s poll. Kazaure said the […]
Femi Makinde The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said he is not happy with what is happening in Ekiti State ahead of the governorship election holding in the state on Saturday. A statement on Thursday by the Directorate of Media and Public Affairs of Ooni’s Palace quoted Oba Ogunwusi as saying this when […]
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Some members of the Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers have reiterated the call for security agencies to be neutral in the discharge of their duties during the July 14 governorship election in the state. They also restated their call on the Independent National Electoral Commission and other agencies to ensure […]
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has accused the Federal Government of moving part of the $321m recovered from the late Abacha family to Ekiti for Saturday’s governorship election. Olusola, who is the incumbent deputy governor, said about $50m of the recovered loot was […]
Leadership and members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday stormed the National Assembly to register their greviances over the killings in the country and the action of security operatives in Ekiti on Wednesday. Led by the party National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, members of the party explained that they decided to storm the National Assembly […]
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In line with the directives of the national Secretariat, members of People’s Democratic Party in Adamawa state have taken to the street to protest police brutality against Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose. The protesters who first assembled at the state Secretariat of the party, led a procession to the state police command to register their […]
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Frontline PDP Presidential Aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has condemned the brutal attacks on the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, saying the saga another low point in the litany of breaches of the Constitution. The Presidential aspirant who is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria noted that the endless breach of the constitution has […]
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ABEOKUTA—A 32-year-old father of the stolen three-week-old baby in Ile-Ife, Peter Oluwaseun, said his wife fainted thrice after their baby was stolen by a visitor in Ita-Osi, Ife-North Local Government Area of Osun State.
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I have been privileged to travel to a couple of countries, some in real life and others in my dreams. Out of the 195 countries in the world today, I seriously doubt if there is another country, aside from Nigeria, whose government and citizens urgently need to arise to do things differently. This piece is […]
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Akure—under the influence of alcohol, a 64-year-old grandfather, Gabriel Fasoyin, has reportedly shot dead his grandson, Seun Fasoyin, with his dane gun in Ile-Oluji area of Ondo State.
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As I hit the ground, I went straight to a governmental department to establish an offline relationship and to obtain approval and preliminary consent of the authorities and/or gatekeepers, as well as ‘respondents’, in fulfilment of the requirements to conduct ethical research. This governmental department is just a typical civil service establishment. It is not […]
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ABUJA - STUDENTS of tertiary institutions across the 36 states, on Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, for his genuine efforts in addressing the security challenges bedeviling the nation.
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Unions in the media industry have called on all key actors in Saturday’s governorship election in the state to play the game by the rule in order to enhance peaceful exercise.
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THE management of an indigenous construction company, S. Makintosh Nig. Ltd, has entered into partnership with Osun State government to run a civil engineering materials testing laboratory belonging to it.
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The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) has filed a suit seeking an order of perpetual injunction restraining Mr Adams Oshiomhole and 53 others from parading themselves as or claiming to be officers of APC. The suit which was filed on Thursday at the Federal High Court, Abuja, also wants the defendants restrained from performing any […]
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Onyeka Nwelue, is a 30-year-old cultural entrepreneur and lecturer, as well as a noted novelist, poet and filmmaker—with six books and two films, to his credit.
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Leadership of IPOB has condemned the manner with which Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, who claimed responsibility for the Plateau massacre, received the news of the rejection of land for ranching and their couched threat to attack Igbos in the North. Recall that the South East Governors rose from their meeting at Government House, Enugu […]
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Thirteen years ago, two Nigerians in their prime died in an auto crash at Potiskum, on their way to Abuja after a rally against deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum sector at Maiduguri, organised by the Labour Civil Society Coalition (LASCO). The rally was part of a series of zonal rallies to mobilise working people against the anti-poor neoliberal policies of the Nigerian state which had started in Lagos.
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