Author Archives: AYO OLOWO

Ayo Olowo is a writer, a web developer, an online marketer. My interest is in sports and international affairs.

Trump bans cameras at White House press briefings

President Donald Trump’s administration has banned cameras from the daily press briefing at the White House. However, the resourceful US media are undaunted as they   deployed sketch artists to cover the event. Cable news channel CNN sent sketch artist Bill ...

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GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup (Season 5) Semi Finals June 2017

Students and football lovers in Ogun State defied the torrential rainfall as they trouped out enmass for the semi-final fixtures of the GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Makun High ...

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UI recalls students, fixes exam for July 4

The authorities of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced July 2 for the re-opening of the institution for normal academic activities. A Students’ Union leader, however, said the students would resist the resumption unless the issues that led to ...

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CBN and NCC explain why they intervened in Etisalat debt crisis

Financial sector regulator, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on Friday said its intervention in the ongoing debt crisis between Etisalat Nigeria and a consortium of banks was to save the Nigerian financial system. CBN spokesperson, Isaac Okoroafor, said the two ...

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DSS foils terrorists’ plot to attack Kano, Kaduna others

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered plot by suspected terrorists to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Mr Tony Opuiyo, an operative of the service who made the disclosure in ...

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Supreme Court sacks Senator Danladi

The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday, ordered Sen.Sani Abubakar Danladi, representing Taraba North Senatorial District, to vacate his seat and refund all salaries and allowances he received within 90 days. The court also declared Alhaji Shuaibu Isa Lau, as ...

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Supreme court sacks Herman Hembe, orders him to refund salaries and benefits

The supreme court has sacked Herman Hembe, a member of the house of representatives from Benue state. In its ruling on Friday, the apex court declared that Hembe did not win the All Progressives Congress (APC) to represent Vandikwa/ Konshisha ...

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Saraki not bothered by FG’s appeal against CCT verdict

Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed confidence that the appeal against the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which acquitted him of an 18-count charge of false asset declaration, will end in futility. On Tuesday, the federal government filed ...

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Ramadan: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Ed-EL Fitr Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 26th and Tuesday 27th June 2017 as Public Holiday to mark Id-El Fitr Celebration. The Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal ...

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Confederations Cup: Ronaldo sinks Russia, Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand

Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal was enough to secure victory for Portugal, who faced a resilient Russia side. Portugal Coach, Fernando Santo said: “In the first half, we played very well, with a lot of personality,’’ he said. “I warned the players ...

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