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CNPP to INEC Chairman: Build on the Edo, Ondo Performance

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has urged the reappointed Mahmoud Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to ensure that the rare opportunity provided by his second tenure did not end in disappointment after 2023 general elections. In a statement signed by Willy Ezugwu, Secretary General, Conference of Nigeria Political Parties

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The Fault Is In Our Stars

The despoliation of the African continent did not start with the people from the most populous country in the world, China. It certainly did not just find expression in times as recent as the last millennium. Indeed, the exploitation to which Africa has regularly found itself is a tragedy, which is not modern just as

Edo 2020 Election Update

Violence, Shootings Mar Edo Election…APC Female Agent Shot Dead

Reports from several places across Edo State indicated that the governorship election was marred by violence with a female agent of the All Progressives Congress, APC, reportedly killed and several others injured Wards 9 and 10 of Ovia Southwest local government area of the state. Two persons were reportedly shot when thugs suspected to belong

Legislative Coup in Bauchi, Edo

After 20 years of democracy in Nigeria, the era of executive impunity and legislative rascality is evidently not over as minority law makers in Bauchi and Edo Houses of Assembly seize leadership At the Bauchi and Edo State Houses of Assembly, confusion reigns, and the business of law-making is in abeyance. It had been so

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Court Jails 81 Years Old Retired Colonel

A High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced an 81-year-old man, Richard Ogunbayo to 25 years imprisonment for the murder of one Felix Esan. Justice Lekan Ogunmoye, while delivering judgment in Ado-Ekiti, said the prosecution could not substantiate evidence of murder against the convict but a case of manslaughter. He therefore, sentenced Ogunbayo to

107 Killed in Indonesia’s Flood

Over 107 people are known to have died and many more are still missing after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia’s Papua region on Saturday. According to the national disaster management agency, the disaster also destroyed 357 houses, four bridges, eight school buildings, five religious buildings and other infrastructure facilities, scores have also been


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Hoodlums defy curfew in Rivers burn down trucks at Trailer Park

A band of miscreants on Thursday invaded the Trailer Park along Port Harcourt – Oyigbo road and set several trailers that loaded with foodstuff from the northern parts of the country on fire. The miscreants defied the 24-hour curfew imposed on the entire Oyigbo Local Government Area by the Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday to

Senate Demands Speedy Action on Diversification of Economy

The Nigerian Senate has urged the Executive arm of government to accelerate its policies on diversification of the economy to improve the country’s foreign exchange earnings. The call was made in resolutions reached by the Senate following consideration of a motion titled “Urgent Need to Revive the Palm Oil Industry in Nigeria”. The motion was

‘Men Get Intimidated When They See Me’- Adeola

‘Men Get Intimidated When They See Me’ -Adeola Laketu Jaiyeola   Adeola Laketu Jaiyeola, is a young Nigerian entrepreneur and CEO of Biike’s Castle, a foot wear making outfit. Supplying clients with handmade male and female foot wears has brought fame and fortune to her. She is delighted that she is patronised by “the rich,


U.S. Universities Offer $7.5m in Scholarships to Nigerian Students

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session. Acting United States Consul General Osman Tat disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday during


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The twists and turns of 13th French Open as Djokovic bows to Nadal and 19-year-old Swiatek kisses first women Grand Slam trophy

It’s been a fantastic two weeks of high-class tennis delivered by players who would simply not be put down by happenings around them, and it ended up serving what has been one of the most enthralling Roland Garros tournaments we have ever had. Starting with the men’s tour, we had some mouth-watering first-round clashes between



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Institutional Leadership and the Echoes of Tech-Driven Learning

From Mudasiru Olalere Yusuf The story is told of an enthusiastic young teacher who had returned from a workshop on instructional materials production. He regaled the school principal about the value of the workshop. He recounted how devoted he was to the workshop activities, his intention to train other teachers, and willingness to produce instructional

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