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Seadogs: We are not a secret cult

The National Association of Seadogs, (NAS) has said that the confraternity was not a secret cult as erroneously believed.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.
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Afenifere asks President Buhari to end herdsmen killings in South West

Pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to end all forms of extra-judicial killings, especially the ones perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the South West geopolitical zone.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka backs ex-President Obasanjo on Islamisation claims

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has berated the Federal Government for attacking former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the latter’s comments that Boko Haram insurgency and herdsmen crisis had become an agenda to ‘Fulanise’ West Africa and ‘Islamise’ Africa.

Wole Soyinka: How Fela father’s cane shaped my life

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said that the strict discipline he got as a child growing up with his uncle, father of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Oludotun Ransome Kuti, shaped his life to become what he is today.
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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.
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Wole Soyinka: President Buhari failed on security

Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for his “slow response” in dealing with the terror caused by Fulani herdsmen across many parts of Nigeria.
Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June's G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai urges G20 to boost funds for girls’ schooling

Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai on Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June’s G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.

Rotimi Amaechi: Expect speedy work on Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has said the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line project would witness speedy execution following the return of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to site.
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Nigeria’s youth boom approaches the voting booth frustrated

Halima Usman is part of a booming new generation in Nigeria, voting for the first time in a presidential election on Saturday after being raised during the country's two decades of civilian rule.
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Election: Kingsley Moghalu reacts to Wole Soyinka’s endorsement

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Kingsley Moghalu, has described the endorsement of his candidature by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, as “humbling.”
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Election: Wole Soyinka endorses Kingsley Moghalu for president

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has released a statement endorsing a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, a lawyer and university professor running on the platform of the Young Democratic Party (YDP), for the February 16 presidential election.
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Woke Soyinka: Ex-President Obasanjo’s government knew, protected, rewarded those who murdered Bola Ige

Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday alleged that the Olusegun Obasanjo administration ‘protected’ those who murdered Nigeria’s former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Bola Ige.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: Wole Soyinka refuses to endorse my presidential ambition

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has said the Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has not endorsed his presidential ambition.

Minister urges private sectors to support research and innovation in tertiary institutions

The private sector in the country has been urged to show more interest in supporting researches and innovations in universities and research institutions.
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Elections: Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka tackles ex-President Obasanjo over Atiku Abubakar endorsement

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has again tackled former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, his former deputy and now presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after painting him as villain for a long time.

Woke Soyinka: Rotimi Amaechi didn’t insult President Buhari in audio tape

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says he has read several reports of the trending audio clip depicting the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, insulting President Muhammadu Buhari but he has not been able to spot any insults as insinuated by the media.
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Wole Soyinka: Fake News may start third World War

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says fake news has become a threat to mankind, adding that it may cause World War 3.

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Police deploy personnel, dogs for railway security

The Police on Tuesday announced the deployment of personnel and trained dogs to complement existing security apparatus at railway stations across the country.

NCC advocates broadband development to drive industrial revolution

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for broadband development to drive 4th Industrial Revolution in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the country.
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Comrade Eriyo: Adams Oshiomhole not a greedy man

A former State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress and National President of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) Comrade Osakpamwan Eriyo, has said that the Edo APC would have been united if former Governor Adams Oshiomhole had played the role of a godfather.
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NBS: India largest export market for Nigeria in Q1 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said India was the largest export market for Nigeria in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 with a net worth of N744.9 billion.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has begun full-scale investigation to ascertain the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore Expressway on Sunday.

NCAA investigates helicopter’s landing on Benin-Ore highway

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has begun full-scale investigation to ascertain the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore Expressway on Sunday.