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1st anniversary: Oniru gets Presidency’s vote of confidence

1st anniversary: Oniru gets Presidency’s vote of confidence

A week-long beehive of activities marking the 1st coronation of Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdulwasiu ‘Gbolahan Lawal came to a climax on Sunday with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Chairman, Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum, Dr…

100 days: Akeredolu hurrying to leave second term mark

100 days: Akeredolu hurrying to leave second term mark

On June 4, 2021, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State clocked 100 days in office in his second term tenure. In this report, ADEWALE MOMOH takes a look at the strides recorded, particularly within the…

Expanding Lagos tech space with infrastructure

Expanding Lagos tech space with infrastructure

…state in talks with Facebook, Google to deliver K.I.T.E project The move to actualise the ‘Lagos Smart City’ project, last week, received a boost when Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led some members of his Executive Council…

Kwara: Boosting food security the AbdulRazaq way

Kwara: Boosting food security the AbdulRazaq way

It is an indisputable fact that in the early days of Nigeria’s birth as a nation after gaining independence in 1960, agriculture was the mainstay of the economy before its relegation to the background consequent…

Agitation for Yoruba Nation deepens with Ado-Ekiti rally

Agitation for Yoruba Nation deepens with Ado-Ekiti rally

Different groups demanding for a sovereign Yoruba nation on Saturday, June 5 converged in Ado- Ekiti, capital city of Ekiti State, to canvas freedom for people of the region. The groups were led by the…

When Osinbajo, veterans honoured departed media icons, families

When Osinbajo, veterans honoured departed media icons, families

Penultimate Friday was a day of torrents of tributes for departed Nigerian media icons. It was even a day Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo charged the media chiefs to use their inconsiderable influence to…

Night life crippled in Ondo as petrol stations close early

Night life crippled in Ondo as petrol stations close early

The incessant attacks on petrol stations in different parts of Ondo State by armed robbers have led to the early closure of filling stations. Babatope Okeowo reports that this has affected night life in the…

‘We need to demolish to make Bayelsa beautiful’

‘We need to demolish to make Bayelsa beautiful’

It is always said that for anything good to come to limelight, there is a price to pay. In Bayelsa State for instance, there is currently an attempt the government of Douye Diri to bring…

Regeneration: 1m Otto, Otumara slum dwellers send SOS to Sanwo-Olu

Regeneration: 1m Otto, Otumara slum dwellers send SOS to Sanwo-Olu

…as NGO says they are victims of forced eviction Pa Abiodun Ajimoda is 78 and very ill. His sickness began after news reached him that the Lagos State government will soon begin the regeneration of…

JAMB, Baptist Girls Academy extortion saga

JAMB, Baptist Girls Academy extortion saga

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, was recently caught up in a media trial over alleged cases of extortion by the Baptist Girls Academy. REGINA OTOKPA looks at the position…