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Fayemi Salutes Chief Bisi Akande at 80

January 15, 2019

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with a former Osun State Governor, Chief Bisi Akande, who turns 80 years old on Wednesday, describing him as a living legend and perfect example of talent and hard work.

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Idris Retires as Buhari Confirms Adamu New Inspector-General

January 15, 2019

Sequel to the retirement of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris at the age of 60, President Muhammadu Buhari has consequently directed that the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, hand over to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Mohammed Abubakar Adamu as the Acting Inspector General of Police.

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Armed Forces Remembrance: Buhari, Osinbajo, others lay wreaths

January 15, 2019

Nigeria, on Tuesday remembered her fallen On arrival at the National Memorial Arcade Abuja, President Buhari in company of the Parade Commander inspected the parade by the Army, Navy, Air force, and the Nigerian Legion. This was followed by the beagle; the last post, a unique but symbolic aspect of the ceremony that reminds veterans […]

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WhatsApp introduces new feature with fingerprint lock

January 15, 2019

WHATSAPP is developing a brand new feature that stops people snooping on your messages. You’ll soon have the option to scan your fingerprint before reading chats, meaning you can safely pass your phone to friends without worrying about them spying on you.

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The Onnoghen Conundrum: Who Has Bewitched Nigeria?

January 14, 2019

– Femi Fani-Kayode  Permit me to begin this contribution with a few comparisons. Consider the following. Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was elected President of Ghana in 2016. His father Edward Akuffo-Addo, was one of Ghana’s “big six” nationalists and elder statesmen who led and fought for Ghana’s independence from the British in 1957. He […]

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Why CCT re-fixed Onnoghen’s arraignment for January 22

January 14, 2019

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has re-fixed the arraignment of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to January 22. The change of date for Onnoghen’s arraignment followed argument by the defence counsel that the CJN was not properly served.

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“Sai Baba Bandwagon Effect Will Not Work in This Election” – Femi Oluwafowokanmi

January 14, 2019

Femi Adebayo Oluwafowokanmi is the People’s Democratic Party’s House of Assembly candidate for the Ibadan South West Constituency II seat in the coming Oyo State House of Assembly election. Oluwafowokanmi, a famous baker, runs the Better Life Bakery popular in the Ring Road axis of Ibadan. WOLE ADEJUMO encountered him recently and asked him a […]

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Fayemi commiserates with Iworoko Community over accident

January 13, 2019

…EKSTMA to enforce street trading law Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has commiserated with the people of Iworoko Ekiti over Saturday’s accident in the town which led to the death of about 12 people.

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CJN Onnoghen Unruffled By CCT Drama

January 13, 2019

There was no indication Sunday that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen was ruffled by the allegation of false asset declaration levelled against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau. And he did not also betray any jitters about the publicized trial scheduled for Monday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

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Presidency Warns Governor Ortom on Hate Speech Against Buhari

January 13, 2019

The Presidency, on Sunday, called on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State “to desist from basing his campaign for re-election on falsehoods concerning President Muhammadu Buhari and instead focus on the dire issues confronting the state”.

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