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Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: How to demilitarize former leaders

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, said he has gotten a “final solution” to former military officers-turned-politicians’ inability to do away with military traits even as civilians or democrats.
Bi-Courtney Nigeria Limited, Wale Babalakin

Wale Babalakin: Integrity is key to success

The Pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said true greatness can be measured by an individual’s integrity and the ability to positively affect the lives of the people around him.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Oba Gbadebo advises ex-President Obasanjo to stop attacking President Buhari, take rest at 82

The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Aremu Gbadebo, on Tuesday advised former President Olusegun Obasanjo to desist from his ceaseless attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

Nigerian Railway transports 260 passengers daily free with Standard Gauge

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it transported 260 passengers free daily with the new Standard Gauge from Lagos to Abeokuta.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu: I won’t tamper with Ogun council funds

The Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu, has promised that his administration will not tamper with the allocations of local government areas in the state if elected on March 2.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu: I’ll introduce stomach infrastructure scheme if elected Ogun governor

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu, said he would introduce “stomach infrastructure scheme” to fight poverty if elected in the forthcoming elections.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Asiwaju Tinubu: APC don’t need violence to win elections

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) does not have to engage in violence to win the forthcoming elections, Co-chairman of its Presidential Campaign Council, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit some Traditional Rulers from South West in State House on 11th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari urges traditional rulers to use their influence to ensure peaceful polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on traditional rulers in the country to use their positions as the closest to the grassroots to secure the country and ensure that forthcoming elections are peaceful.
Adekunle Akinlade

Adekunle Akinlade: I’ve 50-year vision for Ogun

Adekunle Akinlade, the governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Wednesday, said he has a 50-year vision for the State.

Ibikunle Amosun re-assures of completing on-going projects in Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has reassured the citizens of his administration’s determination to work on all awarded road projects with speed as soon as rainfall subsides.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC crisis: Ibikunle Amosun blackmailing me – Adams Oshiomhole

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Tuesday that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State was blackmailing him so that he would succumb to the governor’s selfish desires.

2019: Alake tasks Nigerian politicians on selfless service, tolerance

As the county prepares for the 2019 general elections, the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, has tasked the nation’s politicians on the need to think less of themselves and think more of ways to impact good governance on the electorate.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria has some of the worst health indices in the world

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nigerian health sector as one of the worst health indices in the world, lamenting that the sector is underfunded by the government.

Governor Amosun: Malaria kills 300,000 in Nigeria annually

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has disclosed that about 300,000 people die annually as a result of malaria.

Ex-Governor Kalu: President Buhari’s critics are yesterday’s lawless, reckless leaders

Former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has identified as challenges facing Nigeria today, the scathing criticisms of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration by persons who when they were in power, never obeyed the law.

Monarch wants President Buhari for second term to consolidate economic policies

The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves to be re-elected to enable him consolidate on the economic policies and programmes he has initiated to transform the country.

Lagos state and the politics of taxation

The government of Lagos state seems to be currently in the eye of the storm over its introduction of a law, a property tax as it were, known as the Land Use Charge Act of 2018, which repeals a similar law of 2001, and consolidates ground rent, tenement rate, and neigbourhood development levy.

Governor Amosun charges monarchs to be advocates of peace, development

Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday, charged traditional rulers in the state to remain apolitical and play active roles as advocates of non-violence, as the 2019 general elections approach.

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Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice emerges APAS’s BoT Chair

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has been appointed the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Africa Project Against Suicide (APAS) in Nigeria.
In-form Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen was on target as Sporting Charleroi defeated Beerschot-Wilrijk 3-0 in a Belgian top-flight and Uefa Europa League play-off tie on Saturday.

Southampton join race to sign Victor Osimhen from Wolsburg

English Premier League club, Southampton, have joined the chase for VFL Wolfsburg forward Victor Osimhen, who has been in terrific form as a loanee at Belgian club, Sporting Charleroi.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Tribunal dismisses suit seeking to stop President Buhari’s inauguration

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr Ambrose Aworu, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

Court remands man for allegedly murdering mistress’s husband

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a man, Abdullahi Ali, accused of allegedly murdering his mistress’s husband, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Ibinabo Fiberesima: Nigerian entertainers care less about their health

Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has said it is worrisome that Nigerian entertainers give little or no attention to their health.