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Author Archives: Adejuwon Soyinka

‘We’ve Empowered Many Ekiti Indigenes’

‘We’ve Empowered Many Ekiti Indigenes’

Folorunsho Aluko, Director-General, Ekiti State Job Creation and Employment Agency, in this interview with Adejuwon Soyinka, deputy general editor; Anthony Akaeze, senior assistant editor; Abiola Odutola, staff writer; and Sunday Adedeji, senior photo editor, reveals how the agency has fared in the last three and half years and the number of people that have benefited from

Justice Chukwudifu Oputa Is Dead

By: Adejuwon Soyinka Justice Chukwudifu Oputa, renowned jurist and retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria is dead. He was 96. Justice Oputa who was the father of popular musician, Charly Boy, was head of the National Human Rights Violation Investigation Commission, NHRVIC, which investigated human rights abuses under the military. The commission was

Another Bomb Blast in Nyanya

Barely three weeks after an explosion that claimed 75 lives and injured over 100 others, the Nyanya motor park area of Abuja has once again been rocked by another bomb explosion. Thursday evening bomb explosion is said to have claimed some lives but the casualty figure is not yet clear as at press time. Security

Gun battle Around Presidential Villa, SSS Headquarters

  There have been heavy gunfire exchanges around the vicinity of Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja and the headquarters of the Department of State Security, DSS on Sunday morning. Residents of the area and security sources say sounds of gunshots could be heard coming from the DSS headquarters for over one hour on Sunday morning.

Exploring the Next Frontier

Eager to harness its resources for food security and economic growth, the Ekiti State government recently held an AgriBusiness Forum in Akure, the state capital As an experienced farmer, Sunday Osanyilusi knows the importance and place of fertiliser in ensuring a good yield. But beyond such knowledge, year in, year out, he had watched helplessly

The Booming Silence in Agbese’s Book

In a biographical book on Ibrahim Babangida, former self-styled military president, there is a deafening hush on Dele Giwa’s murder, even 27 years after   It is now 27 years after and a lot of water has since passed under the bridge. Dele Giwa, founding editor-in-chief/chief executive officer of Newswatch magazine, Nigeria’s first weekly news

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