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26 Sep 2018
The Nigerian Police has raised alarm over the plot by some unidentified factions in the politics of the state to make Thursday’s governorship rerun election violent. The election held on Saturday, 22 September was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after votes in seven polling units of the state were cancelled due…
26 Sep 2018
An Osun high court has ordered the immediate release of Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Fatai Oyedele Diekola from Police detention. Diekola and two others were arrested on Monday for allegedly trying to buy permanent voter’s cards (PVCs) from Alekuwodo residents in Osogbo. Justice A.O Ayoola on Wednesday following an application filed on behalf of Diekola;…
26 Sep 2018
After meeting with both the People's Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress in the run-up to Thursday's rerun of the Osun State governorship poll, Otunba Iyiola Omisore, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party, said Wednesday that his allegiance is with the people of the state. Omisore came third in the Saturday poll, behind PDP's…
26 Sep 2018
Ahead of the Thursday rerun Osun state election, the leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress and opposition People's Democratic Party have claimed Iyiola Omisore has pledged his allegiance to them. Omisore, who is the flag bearer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), was third in the election declared inconclusive by INEC. The SDP candidate…


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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, has exonerated former Managing Director of American International Insurance Company (AIICO) Capital Limited, a subsidiary of AIICO Plc., Lanre Fabunmi, of stealing and dishonestly converting N1.7 billion belonging to the firm. Others acquitted with him are: Onome Odometa, Olajumoke Akano and Olabode Ogunlere. The trial…
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Tony Blevins, vice president of procurement at Apple, is apparently leaving the maker of iPhones, MacBooks, and other consumer electronics after making an offensive remark that went viral on TikTok. In a video posted on September 5, Tiktok star Daniel Mac approached Blevin. In his series, he questions people who own expensive cars about their…
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The Federal Government has pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers as the country marked its 62nd independence.
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A suicide bomber attacked an education centre in the Afghan capital on Friday where hundreds of students were preparing for university exams, killing at least 20 people, most of them young women.
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The US Congress approved $12.3 billion in aid Friday to help Ukraine battle its invasion by Russia as part of a stopgap spending bill that averts a chaotic government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline.