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Decentralising port operations and ending the chaos in Lagos  By Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa

LAST week, I was trapped for hours on the Isolo-Apapa Expressway in an unprecedented traffic gridlock. Many lanes of the so-called expressway were seized by articulated vehicles especially trailers carrying containers and fuel tankers, forcing other vehicles to drive against the traffic, in an effort to move forward since most …

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 Osun election petition tribunal verdict: One leg off… By Bolanle Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com  0705 263 1058 Last Friday’s decision of the Osun election petition tribunal to shoot down the All Progressives Congress and its “impostor” governor, Gboyega Oyetola, while affirming “dancing PDP Senator” Ademola Adeleke as the duly elected governor of ”The State of Osun” or the state better known for its “Osun …

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2019: Yoruba interests and Osinbajo’s vaulting ambition – 1 By Bolanle Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 Once again, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stirred the hornets’ nest with his garrulous postulation that the 2019 presidential election will determine Yoruba’s fate in 2023; saying Yoruba vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 will automatically position the ethnic nationality to clinch the presidency in 2023: Otherwise, …

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Gani Adams and the preservation of indigenous culture By Tayo Ogunbiyi

  On 13th January 13, 2018, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, officially installed Iba Gani Abiodun Adams 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland at the ancient town of Oyo. The pomp and grandeur of the event sufficiently attests to the substance of the Kakanfo chieftaincy title in Yorubaland. The office was last …

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