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Prepare for economy without oil – Akande tells fed govt

A former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande, has urged the Federal Government to explore other sources of revenue, warning that the income from crude oil will further decrease, especially with the United States and other buyers converting to electric-powered vehicles.

Python Dance and the bite of Biafra

Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the army chief, is a famous snake farmer. Naturally, he had no hesitation in unleashing pythons on south-eastern Nigeria to enforce the peace. The pythons have been dancing dangerously.

Academics, politicians, others gather in Osun to discuss Southwest future

The South-West participation in national governance would be the focus of a one-day conference in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Friday.

2018: It’s turn of Ife to govern Osun – Reps member

A member of the National Assembly, Chief Albert Abiodun Adeogun, has said that it would be an injustice if other group of people in Osun state apart from Ife produce, the governorship candidate for the 2018 governorship election.

Nigerian political parties still operates with military mentality – Akande

The former interim national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, on Monday expressed worry over what he described as the pervasion of military mentality in the Nigerian political system.

This thing called ‘1999 Constitution’

It is such a bad document that it is only fit for the refuse dump. I am further told that all the problems and troubles with Nigeria can be traced to this vile document which has destroyed the hopes and aspirations of millions of Nigerians.

Why APC is jittery over the PDP’s overtures to Atiku

At a time when President Muhammadu Buhari is celebrating his 100 days in London, his spokesman, Garba Shehu was telling THISDAY that Buhari is good enough to run in 2019. Does he mean good enough to run for the job of Mayor of London?

APC chieftains mull return to opposition PDP

Some top members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are on the verge of defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged marginalisation on appointments by their party.

Osinbajo attends eight-day prayer for Aregbesola’s mother

The eight-day prayer for the late mother of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Saratu, was held on Tuesday in Ilesa with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in attendance.

Osinbajo’s vision and the climate of fear

“I was just wondering why you have not said anything since the Acting President proclaimed that those of you who are asking for the restructuring of Nigeria are a bunch of government appointment seekers.”

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NCP shuns Lagos bye-election

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LASU ASUU chapter, authorities trade words on sacked teachers

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Niger Delta youths demand sack of minister

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Gentner ‘on way to recover’ after horror injury

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Dozen feared killed in Borno bombing

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Carpenter found with toy gun jailed 12 months

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Opabunmi backs home-based Eagles for WAFU Cup title

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