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  • JUST IN: Wigwe, wife, son, Ogunbajo in chopper crash

    The group chief executive officer of Access Holdings Plc, Dr. Herbert Wigwe, wife and son were involved in a helicopter that crashed in the United States, on Friday, a source disclosed to Westernpost. Wigwe, his wife, and son were in the helicopter when it crashed in California near the Nevada border, as well as Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former group chairman…

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  • UPDATE: Adedoyin, two others to die by hanging for the murder of Adegoke, OAU Postgraduate student

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo, has sentenced Dr. Abdulraman Adedoyin, owner of Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife to death by hanging for the murder of Timothy Adegoke, a Master’s student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. Adegoke’s death occurred between November 5 and 7, 2021 at the hotel. The presiding judge, who is the…

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  • Uwaleke backs Tinubu on fuel subsidy removal

    Nigeria’s first Professor of Capital Market, Uche Uwaleke has backed President Bola Tinubu on the move to remove subsidies on fuel, stressing its cost implication on the economy. Tinubu in his inaugural address on Monday said: “We commend the decision of the outgoing administration in phasing out the petrol subsidy regime which has increasingly favoured the rich more than the…

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  • Banks defy FG, CBN directives on old N500, N1,000 deposit

    Commercial banks on Saturday allowed their customers to deposit their old N500 and N,1000 notes in an apparent disobedience to the directive of the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), according to findings by Western Post. The CBN on Friday in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive authorized the banks to suspend the collection of the old N500…

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  • Nigeria decimating terrorists, bandits – Lai Mohammed

    Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is witnessing a progressive decimation of terrorists and insurgents in order to secure the country. The minister made the remarks in Calabar at a joint press conference with Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, during a ceremony to mark the 2022 World Tourism Day. He said infrastructure and…

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  • Senators give Buhari six-Week ultimatum to tackle insecurity

    Senators from opposition parties have issued a six-week ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the security challenges bedevilling the country. They threatened to commence impeachment proceedings against the President should he fail to address the insecurity within the period given by the lawmakers. The Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Phillip Aduda, made the position of the lawmakers known…

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  • Oyetola warns opposition parties, says further attack on his campaign won’t be tolerated

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, has warned opposition parties against political violence ahead of the July 16 governorship election in the state. Oyetola said his administration will no longer tolerate the repeat of an attack on journalists as well his supporters by an opposition party which occurred during his campaign in Gbongan town last Monday.…

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  • ‘Gov Abiodun never admitted to being convicted of crime’

    Ogun State government has denied stories that Governor Dapo Abiodun admitted to being convicted of a crime in the United States of America. The state government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Waheed Odusile described the reports as “fallacious”. “This particular story was purportedly from a letter written by Afe Babalola & Co, to the…

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  • DSS uncovers plot to bomb worship relaxation centres

    The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has uncovered plots by some groups to plant bombs in public places, including worship and relaxation centres. The DSS made this known in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunaya on Tuesday. According to the security organisation, the orchestrators of the attacks are planning on hitting during and after…

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  • PHOTO NEWS: Oluwo of Iwo visits Alaafin

    Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, paid a courtesy call to Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi. [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”5″ display=”basic_slideshow”]

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