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Nigerian Senator Isiaka Adeleke is dead

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The senator representing Osun West, Isiaka Adeleke, is dead, family sources and one of his colleagues have confirmed to the press. Mr. Adeleke, aged 62, died recently at a hospital in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, hours after he engaged in a political meeting. Until his death, Mr. Adeleke chaired the Senate committee on the capital market. He was in ...

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Osun 2018: The State of Confusion

By Ibraheem Alli Komukolo, the supernatural, obstinate and seemingly autocrat monarch fiction in the playlet “Peace by Pieces” by Sola Owonibi was a confused man characterized with ill-justiciary. He usurped the royalty through the back door, had to slain Bojuri, the compassionate king of Oya and became the Abacha of the kingdom. As faith could have it, he paid his ...

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Statement Ontario Contributes $2.5 Million for Emergency Relief Efforts in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria

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April 21, 2017 Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today regarding Ontario’s response to the food insecurity crisis in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria: “On behalf of the people of Ontario, we have heard and heeded the United Nations’ call for immediate support for the urgent food crises in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria. Our province has ...

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Confusion rages over ownership of $50M

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has refused to respond to inquiries from Pulse over ownership of a queer $50M in cash. The stash of cash was found on a property in upmarket Ikoyi, Lagos, recently. Acting on a tip-off, personnel of the EFCC deployed minimum force to slam open flat 7B, No. 16 Osborne Road, Ikoyi. According to ...

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Thinking of property investment? Think Hostel Accommodation

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By Julius Olumide Oyekunle I came across a group of Civil Engineers in Lagos who execute the construction of hostels in areas where higher institutions are located across Nigeria. Why is this a big deal in the real estate industry and why should Canadian Nigerians take advantage of this ample business opportunity? The reasons are not hard to find, given ...

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Turning the palace to food bank

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By Ibraheem Alli   Seeing smile on the people`s faces is what gives me joy. Taking care of the present so they can be better through healthcare, food and infrastructures is my target as a traditional ruler. I worship God through service to humanity and that is my utmost priority, my own private jet, my maybach and all luxuries of ...

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MADNESS ON THE ALTAR (“You are too small for me”… What!

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By Olumide Oyekunle @olusocgracia This is Africa, where sentiments prevail over reasoning. Even the church is the habitat of fools. No matter the level of spirituality of preachers, they are vessels in earthen vessels and the individuals who attend churches must discern personality, and elements of flesh when it strikes. Better still, focusing on Christ.(I’m coming back to that). A ...

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Why Government Loses Corruption Cases

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By Femi Falana Introduction: Following the loss of corruption cases last week many Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) agree with the Federal Government that corruption is fighting back. However, before pointing accusing fingers at the judiciary it is pertinent to examine the facts and circumstances of the loss of such cases.   In sharing my findings with the representatives of the CSOs ...

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Buhari restates commitment to free Chibok girls

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President Muhammadu Buhari recently reassured Nigerians that his administration would do everything necessary to secure the release of the remaining Chibok girls. It will be exactly three years, since over 270 ‎girls were kidnapped from the Chibok Secondary School in Borno by the Boko Haram. About 195 of the girls are still believed to be with their abductors. Vice President ...

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Andy Uba’s former lawyer accuses him of certificate forgery, £1.8 million debt

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A lawyer accused of attempting to extort money from a senator, Andy Uba (APC-Anambra), has dismissed the allegation as false and baseless, saying the dispute between them was over the refusal of the senator to settle his professional fee. Mr. Uba had in a petition published in the media on April 11 accused Victor Uwaje of attempting to extort money ...

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Libyans, aided by Nigerians, sell migrants as slaves

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Hundreds of migrants along North African migrant routes are being bought and sold openly in modern day ‘slave markets’ in Libya, survivors have told the United Nations migration agency, which warned that these reports “can be added to a long list of outrages” in the country. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) sounded the alarm after its staff in Niger ...

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Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue allegedly owns The $50m Found By EFCC in Ikoyi

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Sources recently told SaharaReporters that the $50 million uncovered in a residential building located at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) belongs to the sacked Managing Director, Operations at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue. Nnamdi-Ogbue, was sacked alongside other three top Managing Directors at the NNPC over the ‘missing’ petrol scandal involving ...

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Nigerian Houstonians to stage anti- Saraki protest

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By Ibraheem Alli Nigerians in Houston, Texas are set to stage a protest against the Nigeria Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki. Our correspondent reliably gathered that the senate president will on 4th May, 2017 be at an official town hall event in Huston, Texas. An anonymous Nigerian Houstonian who confided in our correspondent disclosed they are planning to take to ...

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March 2017

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Inspect before you accept your new home

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(NC) After months or years of waiting, you are now close to crossing the threshold of your newly constructed home and starting your new chapter in life. But before you do, there is one last important step: the Pre-Delivery Inspection or PDI. The PDI is your chance to tour your finished condo unit or house for the first time and ...

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3 things to consider before renovating

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(NC) Whether you’re planning on staying or selling, you want your home renovation project to be beautiful and functional and go off without a hitch. So before picking up any tool, think about these tips. Know your DIY limits. Assess which aspects of the project you can complete yourself, and which ones will require a professional. DIY-ing can save you ...

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Is a payday loan right for you?

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(NC) Is a payday loan the best way for you to borrow money? While tempting, a payday loan can have unexpected fees and cost more than you think. Reach your own conclusions with these key facts you should know before turning to a payday loan lender. Payday loans are extremely expensive. Know the government rules that are in place to ...

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4 simple home improvements to consider pre-sale

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(NC) The Canadian Real Estate Association reports that the national average price for homes sold in November 2016 rose 7.3 per cent year-over-year, making it a desirable time for homeowners to consider selling. If you’re thinking of getting on the bandwagon, consider these smart pre-sale renovation tips to boost your home’s value and attract the right potential buyers. Change up ...

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