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President Muhammadu Buhari
National News

Why Buhari failed to tackle Nigeria’s challenges – cleric

Why Buhari failed to tackle Nigeria’s challenges – cleric TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO A cleric, Bishop Seun Adeoye of Sufficient Grace Truth Christian Church, Okinni, Osun State, has stated that Nigeria’s problem is spiritual and that President Muhammadu Buhari lacked the spiritual capability to tackle it. Adeoye, the lead Bishop of Worldwide Anglican Church in Nigeria […]

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Bola Tinubu
National News Religion

Eid: Be generous to the poor as you celebrate, Tinubu counsels Muslims

Eid: Be generous to the poor as you celebrate, Tinubu counsels Muslims By Timothy Agbor A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has felicitated Muslim faithful on this year’s Eid-el-Kabir with a charge on them to reach out to the poor, and vulnerable among them.   In his Sallah message on […]

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Governor Gboyega Oyetola
National News

I won’t pay half salary in my second term, Oyetola assures Osun workers

I won’t pay half salary in my second term, Oyetola assures Osun workers BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has dismissed speculation that he would commence half salary payment to workers after being voted for second term. Recall that Oyetola’s predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola, had paid workers half salary allegedly because of dwindled […]

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Osun School Feeding
Education National News

Osun begins enumeration of school feeding beneficiaries

Osun begins enumeration of school feeding beneficiaries   … Inuagurates monitors for N-SIP BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday, has flagged off the enumeration and enrolment of beneficiaries of the National Home-grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) across public primary schools in the State. The governor also inaugurated independent monitors of […]

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Vice Chancellors
Education National News

‘VICE CHANCELLORS NOW APPOINTED TO RIG ELECTIONS FOR APC’

VICE CHANCELLORS NOW APPOINTED TO RIG ELECTIONS FOR APC The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says only compromised academics who are willing to submit names of politically exposed lecturers as returning officers to rig elections for the ruling party, are being appointed as Vice Chancellors of federal universities. Governor Wike, who warned Vice […]

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PIB
Business National Oil & Gas

PIB: Group raises alarm over divisive tendency of Northern Nigeria

PIB: Group raises alarm over divisive tendency of Northern Nigeria BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO A Non-Governmental Advocacy for Advancement of Peace & Harmony in Africa Initiative (ADAPHAI) has raised alarm over what it termed a divisive tendency of the Northern region of Nigeria regarding the newly passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The group, through a […]

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National News Politics

Surrender to FG, Yoruba Nation is dead on arrival, Osun monarch tells Sunday Igboho 

Surrender to FG, Yoruba Nation is dead on arrival, Osun monarch tells Sunday Igboho    By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo   Olowu Of Owu-Kuta in Ayedire Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Makama Oyelude, Tegbosun III, has advised Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, to give in to the Federal Government adding […]

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Illicit drugs
National News

NDLEA arrests 253 persons over drug abuse, illicit substances in Osun

NDLEA arrests 253 persons over drug abuse, illicit substances in Osun TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Osun State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA) has arrested 253 persons in the state over drug abuse and illicit substances. The Osun NDLEA commander, Samuel Egbeola, in a statement made available to NEWS BOOM on […]

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Southeast leaders
National News

FG, South East leaders reject agitation for secession

FG, South East leaders reject agitation for secession     A delegation from the Federal Government led by the Minister of Defence, Retired Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi, Governors of the five States of the South East and other leaders of political, religious and traditional institutions in the zone rose from a closed-door meeting on the […]

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