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‘Eze Goes to School’ Author, Onuorah Nzekwu is dead

By Ameh Comrade Godwin The death has been announced of renowned writer and author of Eze Goes to School, Onuorah Nzekwu. The literary doyen passed away at the age of 89, Friday night. The real cause of his death is still unknown at the moment.

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Why Akeredolu must probe AAUA VC -ASUU

By Maxwell Adeleye   The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has called on the governor of Ondo State, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, to as a matter of urgency set up a visitation panel to the state owned Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA.The union in a letter to the governor and made available to journalists in Akure, said the ...

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Man Utd mourns dead Calabar fans

 Manchester United FC of England has sent condolences to the families of football fans who died while watching Thursday night’s UEFA Europa League match against Anderlecht.

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DAWN Commission D.G. Dipo Famakinwa, Is Dead

The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN, Commission, Dipo Famakinwa, is dead. Multiple sources close to Mr. Famakinwa confirmed his death to PREMIUM TIMES on Friday morning.

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Osun Set to Recoup N30bn Tax Debt; Appoints New Acting Chairman For OIRS

The government of the state of Osun in a bold move to increase its internally generated revenue and recoup over N30bn tax owed by several organisation, has streamlined the Osun Internal Revenue Service, OIRS, with the reformation of the organizational structure for optimum performance.

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Aregbesola pays N1.5bn counterpart funds for rural road projects

 The Osun Government says it has paid N1.5 billion, out of its N1.9 billion counterpart funding share, for rural road projects in the state under Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP). Gov. Rauf Aregbesola said this when he hosted a dinner for a team of RAMP-2 participating states, led by the World Bank Task Team Leader, Tesfamichael Mitiku, in Osogbo ...

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Educator calls for uniform cut-off mark in JAMB admission

Mr Ike Onyechere, Chairman, Exam Ethics Marshals International (EEMI), an NGO, has called for uniform cut-off mark of admissions into tertiary institutions in the country. Onyechere made the call in an interview with our correspondent in Lagos on Thursday.

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Lagos communities decry poor power supply by Ikeja Electric

 By Maxwell Adeleye Electricity consumers in some suburbs of Lagos State on Friday decried poor electricity supply by Ikeja Electric (IE) in the last one month in spite of proclaimed improvement in power generation.

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Lagos denies involvement in Berger Retail Market’s demolition

…We Don’t Demolish Without Adequate Notice, Says Commissioner  The Lagos State Government on Friday debunked media reports linking it to the demolition of Berger retail market, saying that the allegation was far from the truth.

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Why Buhari Is As Corrupt As Abacha – Lamido

Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is as corrupt as former Military head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha because he served under his government.

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