Iyaloja of Ibadanland removed

The Ibadan Joint Traders Association has announced the removal of Alhaja Labake Lawal as the Iyaloja of Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the traders, at their Olupoyi Compound, Ibadan congress, on Saturday, unanimously voted for the removal of Lawal. The President of the association, Alhaji Dauda Oladepo, told journalists in Ibadan that […]

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Police to set up mobile base in Southern Kaduna

The Nigeria Police on Saturday said it would establish a mobile police base in Kafanchan, Kaduna State to address security challenges in the southern part of the state, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, announced this while speaking to journalists during a fact-finding visit to the trouble […]

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Our New Year’s resolutions – Celebs

It’s that time of the year again when New Year’s resolutions are made. These celebrities share some of the things they hope to achieve this year with BUKOLA BAKARE and TOFARATI IGE I want to be a better actor There’s really nothing wrong about having New Year’s resolutions, especially if you have some habits that […]

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Artistes that may rule 2017

Tofarati Ige The music business is not a science. You may not be able to accurately predict the artistes that will hug the limelight, which one will sell out shows, or go platinum. There have been several cases of talented artistes who seemed to have all it takes to shine, but who never made it […]

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Artistes who need a comeback

Tofarati Ige Wande Coal To say that Wande Coal has disappointed many with the pace of his career may well be the understatement of the century. After he left Don Jazzy’s Mavins, and established his own Black Diamond Entertainment, it was believed that he would eventually soar and claim his rightful spot at the top […]

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FG extends 2016 budget implementation to March 2017

Ifeanyi Onuba The Federal Government has extended the execution of the N1.58tn capital component of the 2016 budget to the end of March 2017. The development was confirmed by the Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, via a circular with reference number OAGF/CAD/026/V.111/108. The circular, which was obtained by our correspondent on Friday in […]

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Our parents’ death made us closer –Girl group, Shiikane

Tofarati Ige It’s not every day that three sisters come together to form a music group. But twin sisters, Shay and Annamay, and their younger sister, Kay, decided to brave all odds and form their own music band. In these days when even brothers go against each other, the British-Nigerian singers maintain that the bond […]

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Oluwo almost fought with me in a church — Oba Adeoye

Oluwo of Iwo Oke, Oba Kadiri Adeoye, in this interview with FEMI MAKINDE alleged that his counterpart, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, vandalised his shopping complex in Iwo town What is the relationship between Iwo and Iwo Oke? Iwo Oke and Iwo town are from the same ancestors. There is no difference between […]

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We made it into 2017

Gloria Ogunbadejo Happy New Year readers! It feels like it is an accomplishment to have made it into the New Year, considering the shocking turbulence and legacy of 2016. I say this with some trepidation because as I said last week, the beginning of a new year has also traditionally proven to be somewhat precarious. […]

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2017: Time is running out, Buhari

Punch Editorial Board As a New Year begins, gloom pervades the Nigerian space. The populace is reeling from economic adversity, the greed of the thoroughly corrupt political class, prevalent insecurity and dismay over hiccups in the assault on corruption. Hopes of a better experience kindled by the offer of electoral change to the irredeemable past […]

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