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Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi has described the Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, as a distorter of facts who should be ignored. Wike, a former Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt, appearing on Channels Television yesterday, described the monorail in the state capital...
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There were indications yesterday that All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains in Ogun State have resolved their differences. Governor Ibikunle Amosun and the party’s National Assembly members gathered at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta for a stakeholders’ meeting on the party&r...
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An Oyo State High Court has dismissed two suits challenging the appointment of Oba Stephen Olufemi Oyeniyi Oparinde as the Akibio of Ilora in Afijio Local Government Area. The suits were filed by Mr. Oyetunde Oyekola and Mr. Ajibi Oyekola, both of the Aduloju Ruling House of Ilora. Justice O. Ol...
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In Ibadan High Court yesterday restrained parties in a land dispute from trespassing on the 404.74 hectares of land situated in Ibadan Southwest Local Government of Oyo State, pending the hearing of an interlocutory injunction filed by some families against the governor; the Attorney-General and Comm...
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Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against selecting an inexperienced candidate for the 21 June governorship election. Fayose spoke yesterday at his campaign office in Ado-Ekiti during a meeting with PDP chairmen from the 177 wards. Urging members...
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•Management: our fees are moderate Students of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Otto/Ijanikin, protested yesterday an increase in school fees. As early as 8am, the students blocked the institution’s two entrance gates and set bonfires on the Lagos/Badagry expressway. T...
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According to law enforcement sources, actor-Philip Seymour Hoffman,46, had close to 50 bags of heroin inside his Manhattan apartment when he died and more than 20 used syringes. Hoffman was found dead on Sunday on the bathroom floor with a needle sticking out of his arm… The police have theref...
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may today start the implementation of 75 per cent Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) policy on public sector funds. The exercise, which would be completed by the close of work today, will see over N750 billion public sector funds leaving banks’ vaults for the apex b...
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A suit seeking the dethronement of the Ojora of Lagos, Oba Fatai Aremu Aromire, yesterday suffered a setback,. An application praying a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, for an order to serve fresh processes on the monarch was struck out. The Adeshiba Ayeloja royal family urged the court to grant an order ...
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About 311 investors have shown interest in investing in Nigeria’s power sector, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Godknows Igali has said. He made this known to State House correspondents after a meeting in the office of Vice President Namadi Sambo. According to him, the inv...