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Ajimobi denies plan to depose Olubadan

Monarch alleges new 21 monarchs avoid court services Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said he has no plan to depose or sanction the Olubadan of Ibadanland. He said some “failed politicians” were instigating the monarch against his government. Ajimobi, who also stated that the invasion of the palace by gunmen on

Senate may extend Ali Ndume’s suspension

Indications have emerged that the Senate may extend the six-months suspension given to Ali Ndume Although the Senate spokesman, Sabi Abdullahi, disclosed yesterday in Abuja that he was expected to ressume on November 14, a competent source hinted that the resumption might be shifted. It was further learnt that Ndume’s resumption might

Delta retirees shut down Asaba over alleged N40b unpaid pensions

Government, councils uncover 26, 000 non-indigene workers Retirees of the Delta State Civil Service under the auspices of Retired Civil Servants Contributory Pension Scheme, yesterday staged a protest in Asaba over alleged N40b unpaid contributory pensions fund. The retirees, who shut down business and other activities in the capital city, marched to

Julia Louis-Dreyfus announces she has breast cancer

Award-winning “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed Thursday that she has breast cancer. The 56-year-old American actress disclosed the diagnosis to her 750,000 Twitter followers, posting a picture of a printed note that read: “One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one.” “The good news is that I have the

Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dies At 91

Hugh Hefner, the silk pyjamas-wearing founder of Playboy who helped steer nudity into the American mainstream, died Wednesday, the magazine announced. He was 91 years old. Hefner, who in 1953 founded a trailblazing brand that would help usher in the 20th century’s shifting attitude towards sexuality, died of natural causes in

Strengthening the national bond amid agitations

Beyond display of maximum force that seems to have characterized the invasion of the South East by the military, there exist several other approaches to douse the growing waves of agitations in the country. Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria (FEHN), Allen Onyema and his Emory University partners