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UniAbuja mourns Ogbemudia

The management and Governing Council of the university of Abuja have joined thousands of Nigerians to mourn the death of a two-time governor of the old Mid-West Region and Bendel state (now Edo state), Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia.   Dr. Ogbemudia who died in Lagos on Thursday last week, aged 84, was the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of ...

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EFCC amends charges against Belgore for N450m fraud, joins Allison-Madueke

There was a twist on Monday in Lagos in the ongoing trial of  Mohammed Belgore (SAN), and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman for alleged N450 million money laundering as the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, was joined in the suit.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s prosecutor had amended the five-count charge ...

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Aregbesola to unveil Osogbo City marathon on Tuesday

By Maxwell Adeleye   Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun will on Tuesday unveil the maiden edition of the Osogbo City Half Marathon being organised by the state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC).   According to a statement jointly signed on Monday by Wale Idowu, and Muideen Adeleke, the Chairman and Secretary, respectively, of the organising committee, the ceremony will hold at the ...

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At last, Buhari resumes duty after 7 weeks off, holds meeting with Osinbajo

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   President Muhammadu Buhari has formally resumed work in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The President, who returned to the country on Friday after a medical vacation in London, entered his office at around 11.15 a.m.   Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed the development while fielding questions from State ...

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Inspector General of Police Special Investigation Panel Visits Aregbesola

Pix (1) Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (4th left); the Commissioner of police, in Charge of Mobile Forces Headquarters Abuja, Cp Ahmad Bello (3rd left); Deputy Commissioner of police State of Osun/Acting Cp, Aminu Koji (4th right); Assistant Commissioner of police, Ayilara Waheed (3rd right); Assistant Commissioner of police from Inspector General of Police Special Investigation Panel, Williams Adabowale (right);

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Akeredolu Dissolves Boards and Parastatals In Ondo

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The Ondo State Governor,  Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has approved the dissolution of all Boards and Parastatals in the state. A statement signed by the Head of Service, Mr. Toyin Akinkuotu a copy of which was obtained by Blackface News on Saturday stated that the dissolution of the boards and parastatals is with immediate effect.

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Ife Crisis: Aregbesola, Ooni, Leader of Hausa Community, Madagali sue for peace

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and the Leader of the Hausa Community in Ife, Alhaji Mahmud Madagali, on Thursday canvassed for peaceful coexistence between the Hausas and Yoruba communities in Ile-Ife and its environs.

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Wikipedia partners Blackface Media and Goethe on International Women’s Day 2017

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NADECO condoles with the family of Gen, Adebayo

By Nelson Ekujumi National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) CONDOLENCE VISIT TO THE FAMILY OF LATE GENERAL ADEYINKA ADEBAYO (Rtd.) TODAY FRIDAY 10TH MARCH, 2017 Members of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) led by the Chairman, admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (Rtd.), the General Secretary, Comrade Ayo Opadokun and other members today Friday March 10th, 2017 paid a condolence visit to the Ikeja family ...

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Gen Adebayo was fulfilled, worthy of emulation – Ambode

… as Gov Pay Condolence Visit To Family Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the late former military governor of defunct Western Region, General Adeyinka Adebayo (rtd) who died on Wednesday morning, lived a fulfilled life worthy of emulation.

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