Can Akin Aiyegbusi Spring Another Surprise in Ekiti?

[This Day] On leave-of-absence from one of the commercial banks, Mr. Akin Aiyegbusi was relatively unknown in Ekiti State until he defeated other contestants to emerge the governorship flagbearer of the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Nseobong Okon-Ekong…

[This Day] On leave-of-absence from one of the commercial banks, Mr. Akin Aiyegbusi was relatively unknown in Ekiti State until he defeated other contestants to emerge the governorship flagbearer of the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Nseobong Okon-Ekong writes about the dark horse in the race for the July 14 election

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The Misadventure of Buhari’s Water Bill

[This Day] The late Afrobeat legend and socio-political rights crusader, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, in one of his evergreen renditions of Nigeria’s realities sang that water no get enemy. It was an anecdotal expression of the neutrality of water as substance…

[This Day] The late Afrobeat legend and socio-political rights crusader, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, in one of his evergreen renditions of Nigeria's realities sang that water no get enemy. It was an anecdotal expression of the neutrality of water as substance that can be used by anyone at any time and for any purpose so desired. In a sense, the song spoke to the loyalty of water not to anyone but to everyone. What water does to one it does to all, whether giving life or enervating same. And this could be extrapolated to mea

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APC Chairmanship – Oyegun Finally Withdraws, Claims Tenure Elongation Would’ve Served Better

[This Day] Abuja -The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun has said that his decision not to recontest for the office was not out of fear or any intimidation.

[This Day] Abuja -The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun has said that his decision not to recontest for the office was not out of fear or any intimidation.

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CBN Pumps Additional U.S.$331.41 Million Into Forex Market

[This Day] In continuation of its drive to guarantee foreign exchange (forex) liquidity in the system, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday sold $331.41 million to players in different sectors in the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (S…

[This Day] In continuation of its drive to guarantee foreign exchange (forex) liquidity in the system, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday sold $331.41 million to players in different sectors in the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).

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U.S. to Designate Nigeria ‘Country of Particular Concern’ Over Killings

[This Day] Against the backdrop of incessant killings in Nigeria, particularly the predominantly Muslim herdsmen slaying Christian farmers, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended to the US government th…

[This Day] Against the backdrop of incessant killings in Nigeria, particularly the predominantly Muslim herdsmen slaying Christian farmers, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended to the US government that Nigeria should be designated as a "Country of Particular Concern", CPC.

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AB Rollings to Headline Third Open Mall Fashion Show 2018

[This Day] AB Rollings Clothiers, owned by Fashion entrepreneur, Abiodun Adenegan Odukoya, is set to thrill its clients with an out-of-the-world outing of new collections at the upcoming Open Mall Fashion Show.

[This Day] AB Rollings Clothiers, owned by Fashion entrepreneur, Abiodun Adenegan Odukoya, is set to thrill its clients with an out-of-the-world outing of new collections at the upcoming Open Mall Fashion Show.

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Tambuwal Calls for Fervent Prayers for Lasting Peace in Zamfara, Northeast

[This Day] Sokoto -Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has called on Islamic scholars and citizens of the state to observe special prayers for a lasting peace in Zamfara State, North-East and Nigeria.

[This Day] Sokoto -Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has called on Islamic scholars and citizens of the state to observe special prayers for a lasting peace in Zamfara State, North-East and Nigeria.

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Crespo, Siasia Thrilled Fans At Heineken’s UCL Final

[This Day] Following successful live viewings of UEFA Champions League matches by fans in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, international premium lager beer, Heineken last Saturday, welcomed football fans into the Ocean View Ground, of Eko Hotel and Suit…

[This Day] Following successful live viewings of UEFA Champions League matches by fans in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, international premium lager beer, Heineken last Saturday, welcomed football fans into the Ocean View Ground, of Eko Hotel and Suites, in Lagos, for the historic final match between Real Madrid and Liverpool. This grand finale of the premium football viewing events was indeed a special one with the presence of Argentine football legend, Hernan Crespo, who joined hundreds of Nigerian fans to witness

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Another Opportunity Beckons for PDP

[This Day] It will be pretense at its scornful worst to hallucinate that politics and governance in the country today is near desirable. The red flags are swaying viciously at all watch posts and it takes only an ostrich whose eyes, science has proven …

[This Day] It will be pretense at its scornful worst to hallucinate that politics and governance in the country today is near desirable. The red flags are swaying viciously at all watch posts and it takes only an ostrich whose eyes, science has proven are larger than its brain, yet it chooses to bury its head, eyes in tow, in sand in times of trouble, not to see or feel the decadence in our polity today.

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