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BREAKING: DSS Arrests Doyin Okupe At Lagos Airport

The Department of State Service (DSS) has arrested a chieftain of the Labour Party(LP), Doyin Okupe at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos. Okupe was arrested on Thursday morning  on his way to London via VirginAtlantic He was intercepted at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission …

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Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art: The Beauties that Represent Our Enigmatic Continent

By Toyin Falola   People have different qualifications for art: some say it is therapeutic; others say it is inspirational; there are, of course, those who see it as educational. To Prince Shyllon, art is indeed all of these things, as documented in the impressive Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art …

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Why Atiku was invited by UK Govt, Dele Momodu

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said he was in the United Kingdom to discuss areas of potential future collaboration between Nigeria and the United Kingdom.   Director, of Strategic Communications of PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation Otunba Dele Momodu, in …

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Elections will go on, Lai Mohammed assures

The Federal Government on Tuesday assured citizens that the general elections will hold as scheduled next month.   Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the assurance at the 17th edition of President Muhammadu Buhari’s scorecard series from 2015-2023 in Abuja.   The minister’s assurance came in the …

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Lagos-Sango-Ota-Abeokuta expressway to be reconstructed in 18 months, says Abiodun

  Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said that the highway that links Lagos to Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital will be constructed in the next 18 months for smooth movement of vehicles and passengers within the axis of the State.   Abiodun, who assured residents that concrete agreement …

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Electricity consumers demand reversal of new tariff hike

The recent increase in electricity tariff by power distribution companies, as approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, shows that the Federal Government and Discos are taking Nigerians for granted, power sector experts and consumer groups have said.   Speaking on the issue on Sunday, they demanded the Federal Government …

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We never denied Labour Party venue for rally, says Delta

The Delta State Government has said contrary to reports, it never denied the Labour Party venue for their Presidential Campaign rally in the state.   The  Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu in a statement on Sunday said the party never applied officially for any venue and was denied.   …

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Lagos-Ibadan highway: FRSC warns one-way drivers

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists against route violations as construction work resumes on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday.   The Ogun Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr Ahmed Umar, gave the warning while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in …

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Obi promises to raise power distribution to 20,000MWTs in four years

The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has promised to raise Nigeria’s electricity distribution to 20,000 megawatts within the first four years of his administration, if elected President on February 25th.   Obi disclosed this while speaking at the People’s Town Hall meeting hosted by Channels Television …

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Ayo Olukotun: Everything Will Rest

By Toyin Falola Prof Olukotun The yellow ball of the sky sits on the clouds, watching mortal affairs Some say the sun has blessed their day when it shines Others complain it is too harsh It retreats and goes home into the skies after its job is done.   The …

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