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Odu’a Peoples Congress calls on Fulanis living in southwest to flush out the bad eggs within their midst

PAN-Yoruba group the Odu’a Peoples Congress (OPC) has called on Fulanis living in the southwest geo-political zone to fish out the criminal elements terrorising the region among them so as not to give all of them a bad name.

 

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We need to start dreaming about the future and thinking the unthinkable

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] On June 20 in 1936, Jesse Owens set the world 100 metres record of 10.2 seconds

[2] On June 20 1940, Joe Louis knocked out Arturo Godoy in eight rounds to win the world heavyweight boxing title

[3] On June 20 in 1867, US President Andrew Johnson announced the purchase of Alaska for less than 2 cents an acre. Today, Alaska has some of the world's largest oil and gas reserves

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Ethiopian Airlines voted Africa best airline for the third year running at global aviation awards

ETHIOPIAN Airlines has once more been voted as the Best Airline in Africa for the third consecutive year picking up the Skytrax 2019 World Airlines Awards in Paris and confirming its status as the continent's dominant carrier.

 

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State governors poised to advice Buhari to replace security chiefs in bid to address security challenges

NIGERIA'S state governors are likely to pressurise President Muhammadu Buhari to replace the nation's security chiefs as he starts his second tenure in a bid to bring in fresh ideas as the country grapples with a surge in insecurity.

 

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Oshiomhole among APC leaders attacked by thugs during party meeting in Benin City

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman Adams Oshiomhole's younger brother Seidu was one of several activists recently attacked by unidentified hoodlums at a meeting of the Edo State chapter of the party in Benin.

 

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Sanwoolu denies promising to clear Apapa gridlock within 60 days of assuming office

Lagos State's Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has denied promising to decongest the Oshodi-Apapa expressway within his first 60 days in office saying all offered was to review the matter within two months and come up with recommendations.

 

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UK Foreign Office issues travel warning to its citizens asking that they avoid 24 Nigerian states

BRITAIN has issued a stern travel warning to its citizens planning to visit Nigeria urging them to avoid visiting 24 states because of a recent upsurge in violence that includes kidnapping and armed robbery.

 

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Valentina Tereshkova shows us where we need to be when it comes to gender equality

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] Today is June 19. On this day in 1963, Soviet astronaut Valentina Tereshkova returned from space. She became the first woman ever to do so. She had been been selected from more than 400 applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on June 16

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Muslim Rights Concern accuses Adeleke University of forcing non-Christian students to attend church

ISLAMIC campaign group Muslim Rights Concern (Muric) has accused the Adeleke University of Ede in Osun State, of persecuting Muslim students by forcing them to attend Sunday church services.

 

Founded in 2011, the Adeleke University is a faith-based institution established through the Springtime Development Foundation (SDF), a philanthropic, non-profit organisation. It is closely aligned with the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its philosophy is that of Christian education.

 

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Ganduje vows to arrest parents whose kid fail to attend school as begging is un-Islamic

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has vowed to arrest and prosecute parents who fail to send their children to school in the state because begging is un-Islamic and those who allow their wards to engage in it are contravening the koran's teaching.

 

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