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Toolz’s Father, Oba Abiodun Oniru Dies At 82

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Oniru

The father of Popular On-Air personality, Toolz Demuren, Oba Abiodun Oniru is dead at the age of 82. The first-class monarch in Iru Victoria and its environs died on Monday, September 23, 2019, at his Oniru Palace. Under his reign, Iru land, the host of the a highbrow Oniru and Victoria Island, became a mega [...]

El-Rufai Enrols Six-Year-Old Son In Public Capital School

– Posted in: 9ja_gossip

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled his six-year-old son into a public primary school. The governor’s son, Abubakar Al-Sadiq El-Rufai was enrolled by his father into primary one in Capital School Malali, Kaduna. Reforming the Education sector in Kaduna is a continuing struggle against decades of neglect. But the @elrufai [...]

President Buhari Must Release Sowore Now!- Premium Times

– Posted in: Opinion
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On Friday, September 20, the federal government charged Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 general elections, with treason and money-laundering. This is sequel to his arrest and detention for the past 45 days for having planned a series of protest marches against the state of the nation [...]

Wole Soyinka On Sowore | “Government Has Attained Unprecedented Level of Paranoia”

– Posted in: politrick

Professor Wole Soyinka has said that with the new move of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration on Omoyele Sowore, “Further checks have however confirmed that this government has indeed attained an unprecedented level of paranoia.” Soyinka Soyinka, reacting to the 7-count charge slammed against Sowore, who has been in detention following a court pronouncement, said [...]

WHO IS AFRAID OF VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO?

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YemiOsinbajo

Fellow Nigerians, please allow me to quickly apologize for not concluding the series I started last week on the importance of celebrity journalism, the basis of my Fellowship at The African Studies Centre, University of Oxford. The reason for this change of plan must be pretty obvious, and predictable. A subject of pressing, and urgent, [...]

Adebanjo on Why Nigeria Should Break up after Buhari’s New Attitude Towards Osinbajo

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A chieftain of the Yoruba apex socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has noted that constitutional crisis in Nigeria and the imbalance in the polity are the main cause of agitation for a break-up by different groups in the country. Chief Ayo Adebanjo The lawyer and elder statesman said that it would be better if [...]

Photos as Protest Rocks UN Offices Over Omoyele Sowore’s Detention

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SoworeProtest

FreeSowore protesters on Thursday, September 19th stormed the Nigeria Consulate and United Nations Plaza, demanding the unconditional release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore. Read This too | “Department of State Service (DSS) are charging the activist over alleged treasonable felony“. He is also being charged for ‘insulting the president ’, ‘cyberstalking’ Buhari, [...]

DSS Charges Sowore & Mandate For Treasonable Felony, Cyberstalking Buhari

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The Federal Government on Friday filed seven counts of treasonable felony and money laundering against the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, a Publisher at Sahara Reporters and a presidential candidate in the February 2019 presidential election, is charged along with Olawale Bakare, also known as Mandate. The charges were signed on behalf [...]

“It Will Take 40 years to Recover From Damage Buhari has Done” — Sheik Gunmi

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Sheikh Ahmed Gunmi, a popular Islamic scholar and preacher has described the 2019 General elections as the worst in the history of Nigeria.  The Islamic cleric who made the claim while hosting the General Overseer of the Evangelical Bible Outreach Ministry Jos, and the Convener of the Movement of Initiative of a Brighter and Better [...]