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#OsunDecides: Ballots sorting, counting commence after voting

Voting has officially ended in the Osun State governorship election. Voting ended at polling units across the state by 2 pm with only those on the line at that time expected to vote beyond the…

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Ambode: Our move to take over Alausa gets brighter – PDP

Ambode: Our move to take over Alausa gets brighter – PDP

Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are excited about the ongoing drama playing out in the camp of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State. The crisis they say, is providing for…

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How Not To Handle Ambode

The big news in the public discourse in Nigeria at the moment is the move to unwittingly reverse the giant strives of social and economic developments we have witnessed in Lagos under Governor Akinwunmi Ambode,…

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Boxing: Anthony Joshua faces Povetkin in Wembley showdown tonight

Anthony Joshua puts his heavyweight titles on the line later this evening when he goes head-to-head with Russia’s Alexander Povetkin, who has only lost once in 35 fights. The showdown takes place at Wembley Stadium…

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2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball: D’Tigress Confront Australia Today

2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball: D’Tigress Confront Australia Today

Nigeria start their 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup campaign against Australia in Tenerife, Spain, on Saturday. The tournament, which features 16 countries, ends on September 30. Africa’s other representatives are Senegal. D’Tigress, who are…

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Osun elections: Oyetola Lauds INEC, Security Agencies

Osun elections: Oyetola Lauds INEC, Security Agencies

*Says elections have been peaceful All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Gboyega Oyetola has described the ongoing Osun State Governorship elections as orderly and peaceful. Mr Oyetola, who stated this on Saturday immediately after casting…

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Ambode Vs Tinubu – Our Faults!

Ambode Vs Tinubu – Our Faults!

It is a matter of public record that we Lagosians did not choose Babatunde Raji Fashola to run as governor of Lagos State. Granted that he exceeded our limited expectations. Then again, we did not…

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Osun elections: Blow by blow updates

The 2018 Osun State governorship election commenced at exactly 8am in some of the polling unites as preferential treatment was giving to the elderly men and women in the state to be accredited and cast…

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Pendulum: An Appeal to my Dear Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

My dear Asiwaju, I pray my letter meets you and yours in fantastic spirit. It has almost become a tradition for me to write, or openly express my views, to you periodically on political issues,…

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Russia lifts ban on women truck drivers

Russia is set to allow women to take jobs as truck and train drivers, and to operate heavy machinery, lifting a ban that was intended to protect their health. A list of jobs and professions…

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