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Osun Guber: Adeleke vows to appeal judgment nullifying election

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has reacted to his defeat at the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo. The tribunal on Friday, upturned Adeleke’s win at the July 16th 2022 governorship polls. However, in a statement signed by his spokesman, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the governor described it …

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FRSC warns against use of 18-seater buses for long-distance travels

Motorists have been advised to desist from using 18-seater buses for long distance travels as they were not designed for such. The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dauda Biu, said on Friday at a news conference in Abuja He noted that most traffic accidents recorded in the country …

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Victor Ekpuk in Conversation with Prince Yemisi Shyllon

By Toyin Falola It was Les Brown, an American politician, who said, “life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals, and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.” In this sentence of fewer than 20 words, Brown summarizes the trajectory of ambition and the key ingredients that make …

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You don blow!

By Toyin Falola   (The Slogan Series) My name is Toyin Falola, and I am an active member of the Association of Nigerian Pregnant Men (ANPM). We eat and drink every evening at our clubhouse. You can tell from the size of my stomach that I don blow. The Secretary …

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Ikonne, Abia PDP governorship candidate is dead

This was announced in a statement by his son, Dr Uche Ikonne, on Wednesday. The statement read, “I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at the National Hospital Abuja today January 25, 2023 at 4 am after a brief illness “He …

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Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

*Buhari attends AU meeting in Dakar In the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting. The meeting which began at 10:00am is being held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Present are the Secretary …

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Fuel Scarcity: Buhari raises panel to tackle fuel distribution

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of a 14-man steering committee on petroleum products supply and distribution management. The steering committee will be chaired by Mr Buhari and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resource Timipre Sylva as the alternate chairman. Mr Sylva, in a statement by his …

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Gunmen kidnap WHO’s medical official in Mali

Mahamadou Diawara, a World Health Organisation (WHO) medical official leading efforts to provide health care to remote communities facing insecurity risks and violence, has been abducted by armed men in conflict-torn Mali. On Monday, Mr Diawara was taken from his car in the town of Menaka, located in an eastern …

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Katsina declares work-free days to welcome Buhari

The Katsina State Government has declared Thursday 26, and Friday 27 January 2023 as work-free days to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.   The government said it declared the two-day public holidays to enable state, local government councils, and local education authorities’ workers to come out en masse …

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Burglars ransack MRA office in Lagos steal equipment worth millions

The Lagos office of a civil society group was “burgled and ransacked,” with equipment worth millions of Naira stolen, an official has said. Idowu Adewale, the communication officer of the Media Rights Agenda, in a statement on Monday said the incident happened over the weekend. “Media Rights Agenda (MRA) announced …

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