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Ondo Poll: Contrasting fortunes for Saraki, Tinubu, Buhari?

Ondo Poll: Contrasting fortunes for Saraki, Tinubu, Buhari?

The last gubernatorial election in Ondo state that produced Olurotimi Akeredolu has come and gone but it no doubt signals an indelible mark in the political fortunes of some/two All Progressive Congress (APC) leaders and raised serious questions about the waning influence of Senator Bola Tinubu in South West politics going into 2019. HEAD POLITICS […]

Barca now club of ‘prisoners’

Barca now club of ‘prisoners’

For many years, Spanish giants, Barcelona has remained undoubtedly the king of tiki-taka football in the world with their passing game only rivalled by Premier League club, Arsenal. For the quality of football the club plays, many players will jump on the next flight anytime Barcelona show interest in them. However such high profile of […]

Colombia Plane Crash: Celebration turns tragedy!

Colombia Plane Crash: Celebration turns tragedy!

Football enthusiasts across the globe were left mourning after news went viral that a chartered plane conveying a Brazilian elite division club crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 75 people. But for the unfortunate plane crash, thousands of the club fans would have taken to major […]

Tiger Woods’comeback has unexpected hurdle

Tiger Woods’comeback has unexpected hurdle

No player in Premier League history has scored more match-winning goals in the 90th minute or later than Steven Gerrard (4). Man Utd have failed to win four league games in a row at Old Trafford for the first time since February 1990. Tottenham have won none of their last 30 visits to Stamford Bridge […]

Bundesliga leaders, Leipzig much more than ‘German Leicester’

Bundesliga leaders, Leipzig much more than ‘German Leicester’

For outsiders, a curious facet of the Bundesliga post-match ritual is the joint press conference given by the two teams’ coaches. It makes sense, though. Teams and their bosses have all week to make their plans and rehearse their best moves, but on match day, they don’t exist in isolation. It’s about the dynamic between […]

NCC regulating deregulated industry

NCC regulating deregulated industry

The telecommunication companies in Nigeria have been sending out messages to their subscribers, notifying them about data rate increment effective today December 1, 2016. According to inside sources, the increment has become essential following complaints by small and new entrants into the data sector of a budding oligopoly. The gist is that the major players […]

Akeredolu’s Victory: 3 reasons Tinubu, Mimiko’s candidate lost

Akeredolu’s Victory: 3 reasons Tinubu, Mimiko’s candidate lost

Gov-elect declares self winner before INEC’s declaration Promises to end poverty, starvation in Ondo PDP blames INEC, ‘powerful interest’ for defeat Wild jubilation in Akure Buhari, Saraki, Tinubu, Dogara, others congratulate Akeredolu The Ondo State governorship election may have been won and lost but one thing is certain, memories of the exercise will linger on […]

2016 Budget: How revenue shortfall affected Kwara govt performance

2016 Budget: How revenue shortfall affected Kwara govt performance

Loses N8bn in 11 months …as KWSG perfects 2017 document By Mumini AbdulKareem Kwara State Government failed to achieve many of the projections of the 2016 budget owing to shortfall in the revenue that accrued to the state, National Pilot can report. This is coming on the heels of over N8 billion revenue lost between […]

TY Danjuma sick, flown abroad

TY Danjuma sick, flown abroad

One of Nigeria’s richest retired military generals, Theophilus Danjuma, is suffering debilitating health and was flown outside last week in an air ambulance, according to family sources. It was learnt that the retired military officer, who has served in various capacities in government and also in the oil industry, fell seriously ill and had to […]

Suspension: Oyedepo-led excos bunch of jesters -Fagbemi

Suspension: Oyedepo-led excos bunch of jesters -Fagbemi

By Kayode Adeoti The crisis rocking the Kwara State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) degenerated yesterday as the Prince Sunday Fagbemi led-faction lambasted the Iyiola Oyedepo leadership over the suspension of himself and five others, describing the development as laughable. Oyedepo-led faction on Saturday announced the suspension of Sunday Fagbemi, Barr Kunle Sulyman, […]