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Osun PDP: Ogunbiyi’s Osun West Senatorial ticket court trial to begin Jan 16


A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State on Wednesday fixed Jan 16, 2019, for the hearing of a suit instituted by Akin Ogunbiyi in respect of Osun West senatorial ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. The suit with number FHC/OS/CSA/52/2018 was slammed against Akogun Lere Oyewumi, Senator Ademola Adeleke, the PDP and …

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Breaking: Another Buhari’s minister, Ibrahim Jibrin, resigns


Minister of state for environment Ibrahim Usman Jibrin has resigned his portfolio after emerging Emir of Nasarawa. He tendered his resignation on Wednesday at the ongoing Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. A valedictory session was held for him. At the start of the meeting, Buhari referred to Jibrin as “Your Highness”, causing general laughter in the …

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Lagos will run under two Governors if Sanwo-Olu wins – Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje, the governorship candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, has claimed that the state will be having two governors if Babajide Sanwo-Olu wins next year’s election. Writing on his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday morning, Agbaje claimed that Sanwo-Olu’s running mate, Obafemi Hamzat, will be the second Governor. According to him, Hamzat, who was going to …

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Simi deletes photo of herself kissing Adekunle Gold, replaces it with another

simi and Adekunle

Simi shared a photo of herself kissing Adekunle Gold on stage on Instagram, which she deleted almost immediately and replaced it with another. Simi who shared a photo of herself kissing Adekunle Gold, wrote; Such an awkward photo, @thelexash what is you doing? However after she deleted the photo and shared another, the hit maker wrote; God knew what He was doing when …

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Twitter reacts as Eden Hazard openly admits he loves Real Madrid

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 23:  Eden Hazard of Belgium celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at Spartak Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Eden Hazard has started the biggest rumour of the upcoming January window by stating that he has a soft spot for Real Madrid. The Belgian has 18 months left in his contract as of now and Chelsea have been trying to tie him down to a new deal. Real Madrid were supposedly interested in him in the summer, as a …

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Breaking: Why I did not attend signing of peace accord — Atiku


Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, said on Tuesday that he did not receive any invitation to take part at the signing of a peace accord for 2019 presidential candidates. “I can confirm” that Mr Abubakar “did not receive any formal invitation to the signing of the peace pact,” Paul Ibe, a spokesperson for the former …

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ASUU strike: Here is the outcome of FG, ASUU monday night meeting

ASUU strike

Nigerian government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday night had a meeting to end the ongoing ASUU strike which has lasted for weeks. The meeting again ended in deadlock. The meeting which held at the Federal Ministry of Labour was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing ASUU strike by the university lecturers. At least …

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INEC reacts to Buhari’s refusal to sign electoral act amendment bill


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill for the fourth time. The president had on Friday, in a letter to the leadership of the National Assembly, outlined reasons he withheld assent to the bill. The Bill makes the use of card reader mandatory, and demands that …

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‘Try something new, come to Italy,’ Ronaldo tackles Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo has tackled long-time rival Lionel Messi to be more like him and push his limits by challenging himself in another league than Spain. “I’d like him to come to Italy one day. I hope he accepts the challenge like me, but if he’s happy there then I respect that,” Ronaldo told the Italian press on Monday (Dec 10). …

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Old Vs New — What’s in the Electoral bill that Buhari has refused to sign?


Four the fourth time, President Muhammadu Buhari refused to sign the amended electoral bill into law. The President’s decision may signal another tug of war between the Executive and Legislature when the National assembly resumes from recess. According to Buhari, signing the electoral bill into law at a time when the nation is close to the 2019 general elections may …

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Ogunbiyi hosts Osun Children at Xmas fun fair

Ogunbiyi Christmas party

Akin Ogunbiyi, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party and founder of “Idera de Movement” in Osun State on Saturday sponsored a special Christmas party to celebrate and give children in the state tonnes of wonderful memories as the year winds up. Held at Sholly Party Outfits, adjacent foursquare church, Dada Estate, Osogbo, the state capital, the special party tagged, …

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BREAKING: Fayose involved in accident on Third Mainland Bridge


Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, was involved in an accident on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. The media aide of the former governor, Lere Olayinka, on his verified Twitter handle, revealed the accident, even as he said Fayose was in a stable condition and receiving medical treatment. He tweeted, “Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, …

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Photos as Internet marketer Sheriffdeen Olayinka weds

Mcold wedding

It was a blissful day on Saturday as Internet marketer Sheriffdeen Olayinka, CEO of HostMeNg, put a ring on his longtime partner, Suliat Adebisi Adetona. The wedding ceremony had the presence of dignitaries — members of Nigerian Bloggers Forum, Friends of the couple, and even more which led to a standstill for several hours at Ede. That should give you an idea …

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Breaking: Luka Modric beats Ronaldo, Messi to win Ballon d’Or


Croatian and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric on Monday night pipped Juventus’s talisman Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona Lionel Messi to win the 2018 Ballon d’Or. Modric, who was closely followed by Ronaldo and Antonio Griezmann as second and third respectively, won the Ballon d’Or after he played an integral role in Real Madrid winning a fourth Champions League title in …

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FA Cup third round draw: Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool discover opponents

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Chelsea will kick off their defence of the FA Cup at home to Nottingham Forest. Lower league and non-league clubs have eagerly been awaiting the draw and discovered their fate on Monday night, with 44 Premier League and Championship teams entering the competition. Manchester United and Manchester City were also handed home ties and will face Reading and Rotherham United respectively. The third …

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