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Who will save Wale Ojo – Lanre, SSA to Gov Fayemi from self-destruction?

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Makinde Swears in 10 Commissioners, President of Customary Court

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FFK’s admission into APC, a symbolic presidential amnesty – Kayode Ajulo

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In 1968, the powerful Alaafin Bello Gbadegesin Ladigbolu passed on to join his ancestors. He succeeded Alaafin Adeniran Adeyemi II, in 1955. The 30-year-old young Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, then an Insurance executive, with the Royal Exchange Assurance Limited, gleefully pronounced himself as the succeeding Alaafin in an article in major Nigerian newspapers ably titled: “I …

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Foremost Yoruba monarch, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has passed on. The monarch who was the third from the Alowolodu ruling house was reported to have died in the late hours of Friday, 22 April, at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. Oba Adeyemi was 83 years old and the …

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  The statement of the Transport Minister, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi on the Abuja-Kaduna Train attack is apparently skewed to cover up dereliction of duty and culpability. This voluntary confessional statement is not only infantile and unguarded but most unfortunate to indict the President, his colleague-in-council as well as to subvert a prescribed …

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  …Restates commitment to develop his community, kinsmen, Oyo state Renowned journalist and businessman, Bowale Oluwole Arisekola, has joined the race to become the Olubadan of Ibadanland after his installation as the Mogaji Ajenigi-Eye of Yemetu-Oje, Ibadan by the current Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Royal Majesty Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1. The gangling …

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By Orisalade Adetunji This Writer doesn’t write all the time but had always chosen to be on the Sidelines in studied Silence to read and digest all that are being churned out from all Writers, both Professionals and the Lovers of Writing like himself. And so when he writes, it is a serious business over …

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State earlier today inaugurated 5 Re-Appointed and 5 newly appointed commissioners. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the House of Executive Chamber of Oyo State, Governor’s Office, Agodi, Ibadan The Re-Appointed Honourable Commissioners are: ▪︎ Engr. Oluwaseun Temidayo Fakorede ▪︎ Mr. Adeniyi Adebisi ▪︎ Barr. Olasunkanmi Aremu Olaleye ▪︎ Dr. …

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  In this similitude, I strongly urge and appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari, the father of the nation that as a matter of utmost national importance, he should extend forgiveness to agitators, repentant terrorists and bandits who are up in arms against the State. As the _principalem repraesentativum_ and _numerus unus civis_ of the Nigerian …

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Dr Kayode Ajulo, a legal practitioner, has described Mr Femi Fani – Kayode’s (FFK) admission into the APC as a ‘symbolic presidential amnesty’, considering his past attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari. Ajulo said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, against the backdrop of FFK’s recent defection to the APC. He said the APC …

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By Wale-Ojo Lanre While leaders in the United States and Brazil rejected scientific and medical advice, and chose to embrace conspiracy theories, South Africa’s Ministry of Health immediately adopted a science and fact-based approach to fighting Covid-19. The Ministry fought the virus, not the science. Since the first coronavirus case was reported in South Africa …

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  There is no doubt that various Courts in Nigeria have been grounded consequent upon the indefinite strike action embarked upon by judicial workers under the auspices of Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on the 6th of April, 2021 on the backdrop of the failure of State Government to implement the financial autonomy of …

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Save Our Soul in Lekki Phase 1 By Wole Arisekola  EKO DISCO is charging us an end-user tariff but we hardly have 4 hours of light in a day. Let us come out to defend our rights. We are not slaves but educated people. Let us push EKO Disco out of Lekki Phase1. Enough is …

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Buckingham Palace has announced that His Royal Highness Prince Philip has died. Friday 9 April 2021 12:20, UK The Duke of Edinburgh has died at the age of 99 The Duke of Edinburgh – Prince Philip – has died, Buckingham Palace has said. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that …

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To a true son of the Niger First of all, we should see it this way, that Yinka Odumakin was killed by promises not fulfilled. Would he have died if he had been admitted to the London Metropolitan Hospital, or the UCH of the ages past even. We may never know. Different allegations have risen …

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  According to an American lawyer and politician, who served as the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929; Calvin Coolidge, said ‘no person was ever honoured for what he received but honour has been reward for what he gave.’ All over the world, conferment of chieftaincy titles on deserving personalities is …

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South West Zonal Congress: PDP  Warns Detractors  Oyo PDP Chieftain and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company Chairman, Dare Adeleke has expressed disgust over a press statement issued by Dr Sikirulai Ogundele.  In the statement, Ogundele had warned Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to stop threatening the PDP NWC, saying that he was not the …

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