Aregbesola commissions schools, unveils ‘Kaadi Omoluabi’

Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Commissions another N1.3billion citadel of learning, Ilesha High School,Ilesha on October 24, and Introduced data bases identification card called “Kaadi Omoluabi to promote economic development of the state. Our Correspondent, ADEOLU ADEYEMO who witnessed the event reports.     Education is an harmonious training of physical,mental and social capability of every individual. It is the metaphor in this definition that spurs the administration of governor Rauf Aregbesola,the Osun state governor to go exceptional in developing the three psychological domains of secondary school students like…

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BAILBOND:

Sequel to a court order that compelled Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe to produce the self-acclaimed leader of Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, or forefiet N100m bailbond, it has become pertinent to find out the role of a surety, under the law, as someone who had presented himself to guarantee the presence of a defendant that had been admitted to bail during trial. But, what are those things that a prospective surety should address his or her mind to before agreeing to stand in for a defendant? Some senior lawyers…

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BVN court order: Over 5 million Nigerians to forfeit N200bn

Unless the court order ordering the forfeiture to the Federal Government of funds in bank accounts that do not have Bank Verification Number (BVN) or incomplete KYC is upturned, over five million Nigerians both at home and abroad stand the risk of losing more than N200 billion, an investigation by Saturday Telegraph has revealed. Following an application by the Attorney- General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) on behalf of the Federal Government, the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba Igwe had on October 17,…

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Don’t deceive our brother, Abaribe’s kinsmen tell Buhari

Indications emerged last night that some kinsmen of the embattled senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Abia State in the National Assembly, Enyinnaya Abaribe, may have resolved not to “disown” their brother in the wake of the controversy surrounding the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Their position, it was learnt, followed reports that the Federal Government had told Abaribe in his application seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties for Kanu in his treasonable felony case, that it was belated and…

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Horror in Plateau

The indigenes of Nkiedonwro community in Bassa Local Government of Area of Plateau State have narrated the gory tales of how herdsmen attacked and killed 29 persons mostly innocent women and children on October 16, when the security abandoned them to the mercy of God. Mrs Jummai Jonah who is 40 years old, currently at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital with her husband who narrowly escape death after being shot three times by the assailants told Saturday Telegraph that her husband had already done about three operations in the hospital.…

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Aare Ona Kakanfo: The myth, halftruth and reality

    Aare Ona Kakanfo is a title that was originally given to the generalissimo, a war general during the old Oyo Empire and the position could not just be occupied by a mere Yoruba, whose blood is not related to war or battle or have militant display of skills in his vein. An Aare Ona Kakanfo is expected to lead battles, fight wars, mobilise and train ‘soldiers’ and conquer the enemies among other responsibilities. He is a warrior who will “never bow to the enemy” because he is the…

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‘Drugs influence youths to crime, cause madness, death’

Nigerian youths have been warned to avoid consumption of illicit drugs and other social vices in order to escape dreadful consequences. The warning was made at a oneday interactive session tagged, ‘Youths Against Crimes in Nigeria,’ held at New Telegraph office, ACME, Ikeja, Lagos State, organised by Juliana Francis under the Female Journalists’ Leadership Project by Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism. The session, held on Tuesday, was primarily for undergraduate and post graduate students, who are on internship programme at the New Telegraph. According to Francis, the advocacy session…

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Osogbo conference takes stock of Southwest in national governance

The Southwest in national governance was the focus of a one-day conference in Osogbo, capital of the State of Osun, recently. Sulaiman Salawudeen here summarises the proceedings and the conclusions, one of which is Nigeria is best as one country.  The Southwest in national governance was recently the focus of a one-day conference in Osogbo, capital of the State of Osun. The conference, which chose as its main theme “Southwest to Abuja: A Midterm Appraisal” deliberated on concerns for Nigeria’s obviously difficult journey towards economic development, the place of Osun…

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Akin Fakorede: This is the time to go

The effrontery of the Rivers Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Commander, Akin Fakorede is an embarrassment to all security services. It is an embarrassment to all Nigerians who believe in the rule of law. Note carefully that I did not restrict my comment to the Police. This is because the consequences of his actions are far beyond the precincts of the Police. This is a wound which if allowed to fester, would destroy the very foundation of the confidence that people have in all the security agencies. Bear in mind that…

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Anxiety as Kanu’s sureties know fate tomorrow

There is a heightened anxiety ahead of tomorrow’s hearing in a treason case initiated against leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, by the federal government, following what will become of his sureties in court as his whereabouts remains unknown. TUNDE OYESINA and AKEEM NAFIU report. Although there are a few cases rolled into one against the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, fate of his sureties will top one of the issues Justice Binta Nyako will determine in court tomorrow…

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