Alake to Adams: Aare Ona Kakanfo title a big challenge

The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, on Friday stressed the enormity of the responsibilities of the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, saying the title was a big challenge. Gbadebo, who was celebrating his 12th anniversary on the throne, made

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Journalists as endangered species

By Yemi Esho, Abuja Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence – Leonardo da Vinci Journalists or the media by the nature of their job are exposed to various forms of danger. They want and must report the news to

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CHAN 2018: Eagles to tackle Libya, others

Nigeria will tackle 2014 champions, Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea in the group stage at the 5th African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco. The biennial football championship will take place from January 13 – February 04, 2018. The matches

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Italy buries 26 ‘drowned’ Nigerian women

The 26 young Nigerian women, who drowned during a migrant crossing from Libya, were honoured yesterday with an interfaith funeral, closing out a gruesome new chapter in the years-long tragedy of desperate migrants trying to reach Europe and dying along

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FG budgets N158m for generator fuel at power ministry

The Federal Government is proposing to spend a total of N158m for the maintenance and fuelling of generators at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. According to the budget proposal for the ministry in the 2018 Appropriation Bill

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NIPSS declares Osun tourism sites potential gold mine

Tourism has become a worldwide industry, which is recognised as one of the top three constituents of world trade, ranking third after petroleum and the vehicle industries. Osun State, which is said to be cultural and traditional centre of Yorubaland,

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Falana: Buhari’s government lacks political will to fight corruption

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government lacks the political will needed to rid Nigeria of corruption. Falana also faulted the National Assembly for approving $5.5bn loan request by the President. Speaking

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605 journalists accredited for Anambra poll

The people of Anambra State, South East Nigeria, will today choose between continuity and a fresh mandate in a governorship election that promises to be a keen contest among the candidates. The Guardian investigations revealed that the residents of the

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Ex-KWASU lecturer commits suicide

A former lecturer with the Kwara State University, Malete, Dr. Oluremi Osunlola, has reportedly committed suicide. Our correspondent in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital gathered on Friday that the late Osunlola was a Lecturer 1 in the Department of Crop Production,

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Okorocha to unveil Obasanjo, Ekwueme, Awolowo’s statues, seven others

After unveiling the statues of two African presidents, Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Ellen Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia, Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha is set to unveil 10 more statues. Even though his actions had generated lots of controversies, Saturday

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