• Governor Ajimobi denies ownership of Ibadan varsity

    Governor Ajimobi denies ownership of Ibadan varsity0

    Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday put to rest the controversy surrounding the ownership of the First Technical University, Ibadan, saying the institution belonged to the state government wholly and not any individual, including himself. The governor made the clarification while receiving the state’s traditional rulers in the state, led by the Alaafin of

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  • Lagos State Government Mitigates Fears of Residents on Rainfall

    Lagos State Government Mitigates Fears of Residents on Rainfall0

    The Lagos State government yesterday assured residents that it had put in place necessary measures to address challenges posed by heavy rainfall, as we gradually approach the rainy season. In a joint statement released in Alausa yesterday, the permanent secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr Fola Adeyemi and his counterpart in the Ministry of

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  • N179.8m fraud: PDP chieftain, two INEC officials re-arraigned

    N179.8m fraud: PDP chieftain, two INEC officials re-arraigned0

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned the deputy national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Yemi Akinwonmi before Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged N179.8 million fraud. The PDP chieftain was docked before the court alongside and two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Dickson Atiba and

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  • Yoruba Historians addresses feud between Olugbo and Ooni

    Yoruba Historians addresses feud between Olugbo and Ooni0

    A group of eminent historians whose scholarly works have touched on the subject of Yoruba traditional culture and institutions, together with some stakeholders have waded into the on-going crises between the Ooni of Ife and the Olugbo of ugbo and have issued a communique to that effect signed by Prof. Olukoya Ogen. The communique reads:

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  • Nigerian Police Force kills UBEC chairman’s abduction mastermind.

    Nigerian Police Force kills UBEC chairman’s abduction mastermind.0

    The Police, yesterday, announced the killing of one Sumaila Sule, mastermind of the abduction of Alhaji Mahmood Abubakar, Chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, and his daughter. Mahmood and his daughter were kidnapped on April 29 around Katari Village, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway and later released. Sumaila Sule, according to the Police, was gunned

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  • SEC warns Nigerians against the trending Ponzi scheme.

    SEC warns Nigerians against the trending Ponzi scheme.0

    The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has raised the alarm over the activities of some online fraudsters, who are currently running an online investment scheme tagged ‘Loom Money Nigeria’. Loom Money Nigeria, is taking over social media by targeting young people to participate in a pyramid scheme. The warning was given by Acting Director General

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