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Late Olubadan finally laid to rest (Photos)
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Late Olubadan finally laid to rest (Photos)

The deceased Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana‎, has been laid to rest at the Igbo Elerin home of the Odunlana family. The funeral service which took place on Friday, February 12 was held at the St. Peter’s Cathedral in Aremo and was well attended by dignitaries from across the […]

Face your trial, counsel!: Judge rejects Ricky Tarfa’s attempt to stop EFCC from prosecuting him
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Face your trial, counsel!: Judge rejects Ricky Tarfa’s attempt to stop EFCC from prosecuting him

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has thrown out an application by a prominent lawyer, Ricky Tarfa, SAN, seeking to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from prosecuting him. The EFCC had on February 8, 2016 slammed a two-count charge on him bordering on obstruction of justice and attempting to pervert the course […]

EFCC declares Tompolo wanted
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EFCC declares Tompolo wanted

Ex-militant leader Government Ekpemupolo (akaTompolo) has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement yesterday, the anti-graft agency urged the public to offer useful information on his whereabouts. It said 47-year-old Tompolo is wanted in a case of conspiracy, illegal diversion of N34 billion […]

Reuben Abati: A story around Mama Dawes
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Reuben Abati: A story around Mama Dawes

By Reuben Abati Teachers are the most important persons in anyone’s life. Teachers teach us everything that we know. They inspire us. They leave their imprints, almost like genetic imprints in our lives, and those imprints survive forever. They come in different shapes. The teachers in the classrooms, the ones […]

Just In: Appeal Court nullifies impeachment of Nyako
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Just In: Appeal Court nullifies impeachment of Nyako

The Yola Division of Federal Court of Appeal on Thursday declared the impeachment of former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa as unconstitutional, null and void. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Adamawa House of Assembly had on July 16, 2014, impeached and removed Nyako for gross misconduct. […]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Nigeria’s 2016 Zero Budget!
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Olusegun Adeniyi: Nigeria’s 2016 Zero Budget!

by Olusegun Adeniyi It was just about three weeks after I assumed office as Spokesman to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in 2007 when I received a memo from the office of the Permanent Secretary, State House, seeking the input of my department for the 2008 budget that was […]

Abimbola Adelakun: Buhari, time we stopped lying to ourselves
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Abimbola Adelakun: Buhari, time we stopped lying to ourselves

by Abimbola Adelakun President Muhammadu Buhari is not in an enviable position right now. Just a year ago, Nigerians were chanting “FeBuhari” and piling their mountains of soteriological expectations on him. In about six weeks, it would be one year since he won the presidential election and if anything, Nigeria […]

Pius Adesanmi: The road to 2017 budget
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Pius Adesanmi: The road to 2017 budget

by Pius Adesanmi What the creatives prepared by BudgIt – the social conscience outfit that has become the nemesis of even the most ingenious yam eater in Nigeria – on President Buhari’s 2016 Federal budget is to ensure that even members of NURTW can discuss the said budget at Agodi […]