- July 6, 2022
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PDFPRINT Osun Monarch Cautions Against Denigrating Former Army Chief A traditional ruler in Osun state, Oba Hameed Adekunle Makama, has warned against campaign of calumny against Nigeria’s former Army Chief, Lt. General Tukur Buratai.
PDFPRINTJune 16, 2022 His Excellency, Mr. Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu (SAN) Governor of Ondo State, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. Milking Gnats in Ondo State: An Open Letter to Governor Akeredolu Dear sir,
“We Want Justice and Closure” – Mrs. Aborode, widow of slain Analytical Chemist and PDP Chieftain in Igangan
PDFPRINTDecember 11, 2021 makes it one year that Dr. Fatai Aborode was murdered at Igangan, a town in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. On that fateful day, Dr. Aborode, who was
“Who killed Dr. Aborode?” – Mrs. Aborode, widow of slain Analytical Chemist and PDP Chieftain, asks one year after
PDFPRINTOn December 11, 2020, four assassins took the life of Dr. Fatai Aborode, an Analytical Chemist turned politician, in Igangan, a town in Ibarapa East Local Government, Oyo State. Early that morning, Dr. Aborode and
From Mercantile Economy to Import Substitution Industrialization: The Need for a New Economic Direction for Nigeria
PDFPRINT“We must always take heed that we buy no more from strangers than we sell them, for so should we impoverish ourselves and enrich them.”— Queen Elizabeth I (reigned 1558–1603), cited in Braudel, Fernand (1979:
PDFPRINTThroughout the week, the Nigeria social media space was agog over the issue of rising cost of products, especially following the current administration’s border closure policy. Using a table purportedly compiled by one @edoyakulo, which
PDFPRINTIn Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria, some Yoruba people picked up arms against their Hausa-Fulani internal migrants and, in the free-for-all that resulted, a few Hausa and Yoruba traders lost their lives and properties worth millions of
PDFPRINTPolice Brutality and EndSARS in Nigeria What started in 2017 as a Twitter campaign for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) snowballed into mass demonstrations across major Nigerian cities between October 8 and
PDFPRINTWith October 1st, 2020 knocking on our doors already, one waits with bated breath if truly Yoruba people will troop out to support Messrs. Sunday Igboho and Adams Ganiyu in their so-called demand for an
PDFPRINTAs reported in the newspapers, the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, described his revulsion after watching news coverage of Covid-19 during the lockdown in Nigeria thus: “The atmosphere
PDFPRINTPresident Mohammadu Buhari, saddened by the loss on friday of his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, to coronavirus, wrote an emotional tribute to him. In the short tribute titled “To my Friend, Mallam Abba Kyari”,
PDFPRINTThe Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, on 17th April 2020, succumbed to the Coronavirus disease at an undisclosed Lagos hospital. The remains of the late Chief of Staff have since
PDFPRINTWhen the coronavirus disease suddenly surfaced in Wuhan, China late in 2019 December, not a few people gave it any thought as something capable of shaking humanity the way it has done. Its grip was
PDFPRINTWe have made arrangements to decontaminate the State Secretariat. This will take place next week between Monday, April 13 and Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Thereafter, the Secretariat will be reopened on Monday, April 20, 2020.
PDFPRINTDear Lagosians, I have more great news for you from our Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. Today, two more female patients have recovered fully and have tested negative to #COVID19 twice consecutively. They have been discharged
PDFPRINT Early this year, President Donald J. Trump announced that he was banning migration of Nigerians and nationals of a few other countries to the United States of America–a country seen by most citizens
PDFPRINTThe first Covid-19 patient in Osun state has been discharged from the state Isolation Centre. Governor of Osun state, Adegboyega Oyetola disclosed this while briefing the media on the state’s management of the coronavirus
PDFPRINTThe National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease in Nigeria peaking the number at 224. The Center announced this on Sunday 5th April at 11:15
PDFPRINTA philanthropist, Mr Success Ogunkolade, has given lifeline to a total of 100 widows in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun state by distributing food items as well as hand sanitizers amongst them. Ogunkolade made
PDFPRINTThe Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has tasked stakeholders on adherence to safety procedures in order to forestall disasters associated with downstream sector activities. The advisory was given at the maiden Annual General Meeting
PDFPRINTFollowing the berth of coronavirus on the shores of Nigeria and its continued spread despite federal government’s efforts to contain it, most state governments are now taking the initiative to ban all public gatherings.
PDFPRINTThe context of elections in Nigeria has not only been sanguinary, it has, almost always, been mired in controversy and negativity. From the nation’s first and second republics, which one could regard as periods of
PDFPRINTElection time table was out and billed for the mid-first quarter of 2015. Economic and security reports available both locally and internationally were not just worrisome but frightening. The world’s largest black nation that survived
PDFPRINTThe forthcoming Economic and Investment Summit proposed by the State Government of Osun is designed to align its development agenda with private sector needs. Co-chairman of the Summit Planning Committee and Supervisory Commissioner for Budget
PDFPRINTThe Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has set the national minimum benchmark for 2019/20 admission exercise in Nigeria. The Board set 160 and above as cut-off mark for public universities and 140 for private
PDFPRINTAfter months of speculations, weeks of intrigues and days of backdoor political horse trading, the leadership question tailing the 9th Nigeria’s National Assembly has finally been laid to rest. At the inaugural sitting of both
PDFPRINTThe Nigerian government has renamed the new national stadium in Abuja after Chief Moshood Abiola, the late business mogul widely believed to have won the June 12, 1993 Presidential Election. President Muhamadu Buhari made this
PDFPRINTGovernor of the State of Osun, Gboyega Oyetola, has praised President Mohammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 Democracy Day. Oyetola gave the commendation, Wednesday, at an event organised by the state government in conjunction with
PDFPRINT1. All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened. 2. Twenty
PDFPRINTThe US Watchdog Agency, Office of Special Counsel (OSC), has recommended the sack of Ms. Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump’s White House Advisor. Special Counsel, Henry J. Kerner made the recommendation “following numerous violations
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