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It is generally believed that the year 2015 would mean different period to several people both in Nigeria and friendly countries. However, to the local politicians, especially the Opposition, it is the year of ‘change‘. The pessimists think otherwise – the year 2015 will signify the...
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Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has urged residents to ignore those complaining about the state’s debt profile. He said money borrowed by the state were judiciously used to finance people-oriented projects. Fashola said his administration is credit worthy and has saved over N96 billion t...
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Ten suspects arrested in connection with the illegal operation of a ‘baby factory’ in Ondo State were yesterday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Akure, the state capital. The suspects were arraigned on a 10-count charge, including “illegal adoption of under-aged children&rdq...
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The Presidency said yesterday that President Goodluck Jonathan holds the Olubadan, Oba Odulana Odugade, the people of Ibadan, Oyo State and the Southwest in high esteem. On Wednesday, the Olubadan accused the President of disregarding him by passing through Ibadan without paying homage to him before ...
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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi is the recipient of Champion’s 2013 Governor of the Year award. According to Champion’s nomination letter to the governor on Wednesday, the award was its way of “recognising leaders who have paid greater sacrifice in ensuring that the objectives an...
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The National Assembly has commenced the amendment of electoral provisions in the constitution to reposition Independent National Electoral Commission and curb electoral irregularities which characterised previous elections in the country. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Senator Umar Dahi...
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Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola yesterday inaugurated the Imota Asphalt Plant in Ikorodu. Fashola said the plant would create jobs and impact positively on its host community. He said: “With this project, the asphalt removed from bad roads will now be recycled, so nothing will go to wast...
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Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Abeokuta, the Rebuilders, has slammed critics of a N19 billion loan request by Governor Ibikunle Amosun The governor is seeking the approval of the House of Assembly to take the loan facility. It accused those condemning the request of playing politics with the ...
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Ghana’s Christopher Panford  of Technol Services has made the top 10 finalists list of the Africa Connected competition by Google. Christopher runs a transport company enabling drivers in Ghana to gain access to loans to buy cars, which they use to earn a living. He uses Google Maps in his...
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Call it a bluff or brag but hiplife artiste Tinny says no artiste in Ghana can match up to him so far as rap goes. According to him, he has been silent for some time and has been waiting to see a rapper emerge who would overtake him but as yet no one has been able to do that. [&he...