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OPINION Kashamu Buruji: deconstructing Nigeria’s “grassroots” politics By Seun Kolade The death of Ogun state Senator, Kashamu Buruji, has generated a lot of comments and reactions in the Nigerian public space. Former President Obasanjo, in his reaction, did not pull punches when he denounced the deceased as one who, in his lifetime, “used the manoeuvre …

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After 46 days in isolation, the Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun has recovered from COVID-19 as he has tested negative for COVID-19 after 46 days in isolation. The commissioner was given a clean bill of health when he tested negative for two consecutive times by the Oyo State Emergency …

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An abandoned newborn was rescued on Saturday after he was dumped in a soakaway on Oyo Avenue, Olorin community in Adiyan, Ogun State. It was learnt that the baby was passed through a hollow space in-between the iron bars on the soakaway cover. Sunday PUNCH learnt children playing around the soakaway around 3.30pm heard the baby …

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The Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria (AMPON) has discontinued its banking relationship with a popular commercial bank in the country, First Bank of Nigeria Limited. This decision, according to a prominent member of the association, was not unconnected with the poor network being experienced lately by the numerous customers of the bank, especially …

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Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the re-modelling of Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan to meet international standard. The commissioner for youth and sports, Asiwaju Seun Fakorede, who made this known yesterday at his office, noted that there was need for the repositioning of as many possible of the available sports facilities in the state. …

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The Nigerian government, on Thursday, extended the second phase of the COVID-19 eased lockdown by another four weeks. This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across Nigeria. The extension was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, during the daily briefing of the …

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COVID-19: Nigerian govt. approves gradual reopening of international flights Nigeria will reopen for international air travel in a matter of weeks, the aviation minister said on Thursday, without giving a specific date for the resumption after months of closure due to the global coronavirus pandemic. “It will be in weeks rather than in months,” Minister of Aviation …

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Oyo State Government will commence Computer Based Test (CBT) for those who applied for the teaching and non teaching jobs in the state. The examination which may likely spread for about a week is scheduled to begin before the 15th of August According to the Nation Newspaper, the Chairman, Oyo State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), …

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On August 1, a new policy that will deny serial bad debtors any cover to operate went live in the Nigerian banking system. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the Global Standing Instruction (GSI) policy will facilitate improved credit repayment culture in the country; reduce non-performing loans (NPLs), and promote watch-listing of chronic loan defaulters in …

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The Country Director for Chastex Consult, Ini Archibong, in a telephone conversation with Vanguard, said: “Shoprite is not leaving Nigeria. “We have only just opened to Nigerian investors which we have also been talking to just before now. We are not leaving, who leaves over a $30billion invest and close shop? It doesn’t sound right. “We …

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    THE Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday presented certificates of return to the winners of the just-concluded association’s national officers’ elections. The president-elect, Mr Olumide Akpata, and eight others, who emerged winners in the elections were presented their certificates of return at the national secretariat of the NBA in Abuja, …

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Saturday announced that worship centres in the state will be opened from Friday, August 7. Sanwo-Olu disclosed this during a briefing on COVID-19 at the Lagos House in Marina area of the state. The governor said religious leaders must make available hand sanitisers, handheld thermometer checks, adding that …

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One person was on Sunday killed in a gas explosion at Golden Estate in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. Spokesperson for the police in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement. Oyeyemi explained that security operatives had been drafted to the scene. “One person died and his corpse has been taken to the state …

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Oyo State Government, on Thursday, said Muslim praying grounds across the state will be opened for the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir prayers, warning, however, that Muslim faithful must ensure strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols in the state. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, said it is imperative for …

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Civil society and public health groups under the aegis of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) have opposed the “Draft Policy on Conventional Tobacco and Non-Combusted Alternatives to Cigarette Smoking” advanced by the tobacco industry, urging the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to jettison the proposal and the spurious narratives that are used to justify …

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