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Court remands three ‘cultists’ over assault occasioning harm

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded three alleged cultists: Awotide Oluwasegun, 38; Olamide Adesina, 25 and Rahmani Adeyemi, 40; over alleged assault occasioning harm.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.
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PDP denies reports of Jimi Agbaje’s exit

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday denied the reports that its candidate for the 2019 gubernatorial election in Lagos State Jimi Agbaje has dumped the party.

Bauchi elections: They’re after my life – returning officer

Mrs. Dominion Anosike, the returning officer for Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State, in the gubernatorial election, has written to Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting to appear before the electoral body at its headquarters in Abuja.
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Osun SDP asks members to vote PDP, Atiku Abubakar

The Osun State Chapter of Social Democratic Party (SDP) has asked its members to cast their votes for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
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Osun SDP stakeholders ask members to vote for PDP, Atiku Abubakar

Stakeholders of the Osun State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party, led by the pioneer Chairman, Chief Ademola Ishola, have resolved to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
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Senator Omisore canvasses votes for President Buhari, APC candidates

Oladipo, Adeogun, Fani-Kayode and others see Omisore canvassing for votes for President Muhammadu Buhari and APC candidates as dangerous threat for PDP and working seriously to move against him so as not to record defeat for their party.
Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute those who wasted $16billion on electricity.

APC chair Oshiomhole blasts ex-President Obasanjo as party campaigns in Oyo, Osun

In Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, the ruling party’s chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, used the campaign to blast ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: No local government under control of Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that the war his administration waged against insurgency since he assumed the mantle of leadership in Nigeria has recorded success, saying there is no part of the country that is presently under the control of Boko Haram.

In the name of democracy

If you are a lover of competitive democracy, you must have been worried by the pronouncements and demeanour of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Friday. Lai, speaking in a very bitter tone, told State House correspondents that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could spend as much time as he wanted in the US but he would be quizzed on his return over his role in the collapse of Bank PHB
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Senator Omisore: I’m fully with APC

A former deputy governor of Osun State and candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the state’s last gubernatorial elections, Iyiola Omisore, has said he is fully in support of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general elections.

Kashim Shettima: Akinwunmi Ambode is my politician of the year

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor, has described Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, as his politician of the year.

Kashim Shettima: APC will emerge victorious in 2019

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and Chairman, APC South-West Reconciliation Committee says the party will bring on board all members to achieve victory in 2019 general elections.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday condoled with the former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, over the death of his mother, Alhaja Wosilat Obanikoro.

Report: Obanikoros recover houses, land from EFCC

Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, his wife and children have reportedly recovered three properties worth about N500m from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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Osun SDP dumps Iyiola Omisore, denies him senatorial ticket

Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Atakunmosa West Local Government Council of Osun State has dumped the party’s gubernatorial candidate in the just concluded governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore, and endorsed the candidature of Peoples Democartic Party (PDP), Chief Francis Adenigba Fadahunsi, as their choice to support in the forthcoming general election.
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Osun election: Iyiola Omisore faults suspension by Afenifere

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party for the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has kicked against his suspension by pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere.
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Osun election: Afenifere suspends Iyiola Omisore for supporting APC

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Tuesday, announced the suspension of the candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, for one year.

The dangers of negative narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.