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Gunmen Kill Oyo Lawmaker At Home

Mr Gideon Aremu, Chairman, Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Information and Security, has been shot to death by gunmen at his residence. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Aremu (Orelope-Labour Party) was killed on Friday at about 9p.m. while driving into his house at Alakia area of Ibadan. NAN reported that […]

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HON. KASUNMU BAGS ANTI-CORRUPTION AWARD

The Chairman, House Committee on Youth, Sports and Social Development, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu was today honoured with the Excellent Leaders Award by the Christian Coalition Against Corruption (CCAC) in Lagos. Presenting the award in the lawmaker’s office today, the President of the coalition, Dr. Francis Shopekan stated that the […]

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‘Buratai should be made CBN Governor and Minister of Finance’ – Fayose’s aide mocks Buhari

Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose’s special adviser, on Public Communications & New Media Lere Olayinka on Sunday evening taunted President Buhari’s government by advising the president to appoint the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai as the new CBN Governor and Minister of Finance. Lere Olayinka was apparently reacting the the current controversy surrounding […]

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Buhari Extends Stay In London, Returns Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will not return to Nigeria from London, where he is spending his 10-day medical vacation, until Sunday. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this to State House correspondents on Thursday shortly before the commencement of a meeting of the National Economic Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari’s 10-day vacation expired on Wednesday. By […]

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Drama as Sheriff takes over PDP secretariat

After three failed attempts, the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Sheriff, at 1:01pm on Monday gained entry into the national secretariat of the party. The ex-chairman had early in the morning made spirited attempts to go into the party premises to resume work as chairman He was, however, restrained from […]

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Students Go On Rampage In Oyo State

Students in Oyo State, Monday took to the streets protesting and vandalising property over the move by the state government to involve the private sector in public school administration. The students from various schools across the state went round the city to register their displeasure over the government’s plan to introduce Public-Private Partnership in public […]

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Buhari Heads To London Over Ear Infection

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday begin a 10-day vacation to attend to an ear infection that has forced him to shelve some local and foreign trips lately. According to a statement on Sunday evening by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President is currently battling with what he called […]

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WHERE IS EMMANUEL UDUAGHAN?

Where is former governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan? This is the question that permeates the lips of admirers and society watchers in recent times following his sudden disappearance from A-list social events. Before now, the name Uduaghan evokes awe in the oil-bearing state and he was always the darling of many high-octane events. […]

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Suspected Militants Abduct Ogun Cop On Duty

A police corporal, Torbee Atorough, attached to the Ibafo Police Division, Ogun State, has been abducted by some suspected militants at a duty post in the community. PUNCH Metro learnt that the gunmen, operating around the creeks in the neighbourhood, were passing through the checkpoint around 8.30pm when Torbee and three other cops flagged down […]