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Awujale Adetona At 88: Salute To Longevity And Sagacity

By Fassy Adetokunboh Yusuf  Achieving the grand old age of eighty-eight years at a time when the life expectancy at birth in the country is put at sixty-one years, and in particular spending sixty-who years out of these on the throne as a foremost monarch are both a rare gift from the Almighty Creator, the Omnipresent and Most Compassionate. The ...

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Saraki, Obasanjo In Closed-door Meeting In Ogun

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Saraki arrived at the Penthouse residence of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta to have a closed-door meeting with the ex-President. Saraki’s meeting with Obasanjo may have to do with his 2023 presidential ambition under the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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2022 WASSCE: No Candidates For Sokoto, Zamfara States, As Exam Commences May 16

The Nigerian office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), on Monday, announced that Sokoto and Zamfara States will not present candidates from public schools for the May/June examination scheduled to commence on May 16th, 2022. Mr. Patrick Areghan, Head of the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), disclosed this during a press briefing on the ...

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Presidency: It’s Too Late, Your Father’s Spirit Against Your Ambition – Primate Ayodele To Kola Abiola

The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has advised Kola Abiola, the son of late MKO Abiola, to withdraw his ambition to become the next president of Nigeria because it will be a wasted effort. Primate Ayodele revealed that it is too late for Kola to run for the Presidency in Nigeria because his father’s spirit isn’t ...

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Presidency Not Tinubu’s Inheritance, Says Fayemi

APC national leader Bola Tinubu’s ambitious determination to become Nigeria’s president is not an inheritance, says Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti. Mr Fayemi has also declared his intention to contest the APC presidential primary election slated for this month. Known as a former ally of Mr Tinubu, the Ekiti governor said he owed no allegiance to the ex-Lagos governor. According ...

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Sanwo-Olu Reacts As Tinubu Confirmed Dead

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reacted following the death of the former Head of Service, Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu, who died at the age of 75 years after a brief illness. Sanwo-Olu in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile described Tinubu’s death as a huge loss to the state and the nation in ...

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Birthday Celebration: Segelu Felicitates With Akinyele LGA Boss

A frontline aspirant for the House of Reps in Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency of Oyo State in 2023, Hon. Olayinka Segelu, has congratulated the Chairman of Akinyele Local Government Area (LGA), Hon Taoreed Adedigba Jimoh, on the occasion of his birthday celebration. Segelu, a Germany-based Nigerian politician and businessman, in his congratulatory message, said: “May the birthday celebration of Akinyele Local ...

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Court Sacks Umahi, Igwe As Ebonyi Governor, Deputy, 16 Lawmakers

A Federal High Court in Abuja has sacked Ebonyi Sate governor, David Umahi, and his Deputy, Eric Kelechi Igwe, for unlawfully defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Recall that the PDP had filed suit, seeking declaration of the seats of Messrs Umahi and Igwe over their defection to the APC. The PDP joined ...

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My Loyal Right-hand Man: Buhari Celebrates Osinbajo On Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, celebrated Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on the occasion of his 65th birthday. His congratulatory message was released by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. Buhari described Osinbajo as a loyal right-hand man who is dedicated to his duty, especially in supervising the nation’s economy. According to him, Osinbajo’s courage, humility ...

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NAFDAC Procures 73 Vehicles, Reads Riot Act To Drug Peddlers

In its renewed efforts to rid the nation of falsified and counterfeit medicines, unwholesome food and cosmetic products, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has commissioned 73 brand new HILUX utility vehicles, saloon cars and staff buses to enhance operational efficiency. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye said provision of the vehicles would ...

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