The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and other eminent Nigerians will bag honourary awards at the 23rd convocation ceremonies of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.
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The University of Lagos, Akoka, says the embattled rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State, Akinola Olaolu, did not obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the institution.
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The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrests of the leaders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) and some Boko Haram terrorists, at Kukuntu Village, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT, in Abuja.
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The immediate past national caretaker chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi, has said if he wins the party’s 2019 presidential ticket, he will defeat the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Makarfi, who recently threw his hat into the ring, said the PDP will effectively tackle insecurity headlong and would not politicise security matters if allowed to return to the slot it lost during the 2015 presidential polls.
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.Warns INEC against Edo formula Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal Government of deliberately withholding the release of the Paris Club refund to states purposely to prevent Ekiti from using the money to pay arrears of workers’ salary before the July 14 governorship election. Fayose This is just as the governor also warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against stopping the collation of elections results midway, as it was done during the governorship election in Edo State. Fayose
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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru, Demola Akinyemi & Omezia Ajayi ABUJA—The All Progressives Congress, APC, was last night putting finishing touches to tomorrow’s ‘coronation’ of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as its new national chairman in the nation’s capital city that has been suffused in an air of political festivity. Oshiomhole
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Indigenes of Osogbo, capital of Osun State have resolved that it is time for the town to produce a successor to Governor Rauf Aregbesola.
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The Osun Commissioner For Finance, Mr Bola Oyebamiji, on Thursday joined other 28 aspirants vying for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship ticket in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fixed Sept. 22 for the Governorship election in the state.
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