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By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 25th, 2014
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By Nelson Ekujumi Osun state gubernatorial election news: As the Osun state gubernatorial elevation draws near on August 9, 2014, it behooves on us to avail the electorate any information we can gather about the aspirants in order to enable them make informed choice. Ladies and gentlemen, I present t...
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Abiodun Komolafe Omisore knows himself; he is temperamental and cannot withstand hot argument in debate. What do you expect of a man who slapped Senator Isiaka Adeleke over primary election and told him if he insists to participate in the PDP primary, blood will flow? What do you expect of a man w...
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Jul 11th, 2014
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OMIYALE AGBARA YA SOBU: THE TALE OF LATE MICHAEL Two weeks ago, I went to Lagbe-Akingbile in Akinyele local government, Ibadan. Lagbe is a community with many houses, located along the old Oyo-Ibadan road. Despite its high rate of development and its nearness to the International Institute of Tropica...
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Jul 4th, 2014
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By Denja Yaqub The issue of violent crimes in Nigeria did not start with the advent of Boko Haram, the murderous gang that falsely claims the propagation of Islam as its underlying mission. The country has been contending with several violent crimes before now. Crimes such as armed robbery, kidnappin...
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Apr 6th, 2014
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by Eric Olayinka Ayoola Less than two weeks (March 2014) after the discovery of the forest of horror in Soka, Ibadan, Oyo State where a house was discovered littered with human body parts, imprisoned men and women and a cellar full of skulls and skeletons, a similar forest was discovered in Ogun Stat...
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Feb 17th, 2014
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by Adewale Akande Good day and compliment of the season to you sons and daughters of Oyo State. Precisely on the 3rd of February, 1976, thirty-eight years ago, our state, Oyo State was created by the then military government led by Late General Murtala Mohammed, the then old western state was divided...
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Feb 9th, 2014
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By Philip Amiola When I wrote an article titled Failed Government or Failing Citizens in January 2013, I expected a reverberation of mixed comments. I was not disappointed. In that piece, I attempted to challenge the belief system that makes us channel our creative energies towards blaming the govern...
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Nov 7th, 2013
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By Philip Amiola Recently, I met a bright American chap who is not favourably disposed to watching CNN because as far as he’s concerned, CNN is an acronym for Constant Negative News. I didn’t find it difficult to understand his viewpoint as I have often thought along those lines myself. Really, I bel...
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By Yusuff Olayode Supoto If you ever dream of a country where her leaders are birds of a feather, where followers pray for their leaders fall – check Nigeria. With different ethnic groups, with many religions and even varying political school of thoughts, our leaders still come together, fashion out ...
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Sep 13th, 2013
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Former governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Agagun is dead. Born on 16 February 1948, he became Governor of Ondo state from 29 May 2003 until February 2009, when a court pronouncement voided his re-election as governor on account of electoral irregularities. Agagu was the first minister of aviation d...