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Wednesday | In-depth Africa

Endless quibbling by Oodua siblings

As a people of culture the Yoruba people are conservative but futuristic. To the extent that they invest heavily on the future they are often described as progressives with great value placed on peaceful change.

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Wednesday Aug 20 | Newstime Africa

Nigerians flock to Osogbo Grove for offspring, wealth The Grove was...

Traditional worshipers and tourists are flocking to Nigeria's ancient town of Osogbo for an annual sociocultural festival celebrating the "spiritual powers" of Osun Osogbo Grove, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

In-depth Africa

I will shake Nigeria after general elections - Oba of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, on Monday stated that Nigerians should wait for head-shaking revelations after the 2015 general elections.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

In-depth Africa

Osun poll: What next for APC?

For a politician whose credibility is in doubt, and whose principles and values are in contention, the performance of Iyiola Omisore, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the recent Osun governorship poll, must worry both the All Progressives Congress and other political analysts.

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In-depth Africa

OAU, UNILORIN Claim Best University

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State and the University of Ilorin, Kwara State have differed on which is the best university in Nigeria.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

In-depth Africa

Again, OAU Emerges Best Nigerian University, 20th in Africa

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has emerged as the best university in Nigeria for the fourth time and dropped from eight in Africa to 20th.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Osun Governorship Election - Aregbesola Wins

The Independent National Electoral Commission today declared incumbent Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola as the winner of Saturday's governorship poll in the state.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Vanguard

Wild jubilation in Osogbo as APC in early lead in Osogbo, Moda Obokun, Ede

By Henry Umoru, In Osogbo OSHOGBO town was thrown into wild jubilation as results of the Osun State gubernatorial election results were being released at the polling units, reports have it that the All Progressives Congress, APC was in the early lead in Osogbo, Modakeke, Ede, just as the PDP has won in Ife central, the strong hold of its candidate, ... (more)

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Vanguard

Osun: Observers commend INEC on timely arrival of electoral materials

Election observers in Ilesa, the home town of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, have commended INEC for ensuring timely arrival of electoral materials and election officials at polling units.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Vanguard

OSUN 2014: Will campaign of calumny, bickering win today's polls?

BY Clifford Ndujihe & Dapo Akinrefon IF the winner of today's governorship election in Osun State is to be determined by the issues canvassed by the candidates and their parties during the campaigns, which ended yesterday, none of the leading candidates will be elected.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Vanguard

The men and mobilisers

By Dapo Akinrefon Saturday's governorship election in Osun State will no doubt be determined by certain factors and stakeholders across the state.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

In-depth Africa

'PDP can't defeat APC in Osun'

Legal luminary and All Progressives Congress chieftain Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu , in this interview with BISI OLADELE, reflects on the recent Ekiti State governorship election and contends that the outcome of the Osun poll will be different.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Military Uncovers B'haram's Plan to Invade N'central, N'west States

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday assured Nigerians of his administration's efforts to strengthen the police and armed forces to ensure that "rascals" like Boko Haram terrorists do not embarrass the nation again.

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Vanguard

PDP plans to rig Ife, 9 other LGAs - APC

BY Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor The All Progressives Congress, APC has pinpointed ten local government areas it claimed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP aims to massively rig the election.

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Ogunsua prays for Akinwusi

BY Gbenga Olarinoye The Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Francis Adedoyin at the weekend prayed for the success in the August 9 poll of Social Democratic Party candidate, Mr. Olusegun Akinwusi.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Omisore's loyalist leads others to APC

OSUN State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has welcomed thousands of supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party's governorship candidate, Iyiola Omisore, into the All Progressives Congress at a colourful campaign in Ifetedo.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

ICAN donates lecture theatre to OAU

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria has donated a lecture theatre with 200-seat capacity to Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun.

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