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“If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the ‘right’ thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It’s like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip.” – Robert Kiyosaki Every successive administration like to leave a legacy better than his predecessor. Legacy can be inform of physical structure, good and everlasting implementable roadmap or human capital development, a State without implementable developmental long, medium and short term sustainable development plan will be making a misplaced priority like Ekiti people witnessed in the last administration where huge sum…

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From archive. EKITI 2019 PROPOSED BUDGET OF RESTORATION: BEFORE IT BECOMES LAW The budget presentation to the State of Assembly christened BUDGET OF RESTORATION by the Executive Governor of Ekiti, His Excellency, Dr. John Olukayode Fayemi on the 21st of December is another milestone and a testimony of the readiness of this administration to put our dear State on the path of greatness again. In line with the policy thrust of the present administration which was earlier made public under the following: Agricultural and rural development.Social Development.Infrastructural development andEntrenching knowledge economy The government has proposed total budget of N129.9 billion…

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On 27th July, 2019, 39 year old Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch MP (nee AdegOlukemi Olufunto Badenochoke), born to Nigerian parents, was announced as the new Under Secretary of State for Children and Families in Great Britain. The Early Years sector falls under her office which is similar to the Federal Minister of State for Women Affairs in Nigeria. Nigerians making a difference around the world. Let us all try to do the same at home in every way we can.

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As concerned mothers and citizens, we hereby: Call on the Inspector General of Police to direct the Nigerian Police to treat rape and defilement cases with the speed and seriousness such cases deserve, in order to ensure justice for victims. We are also requesting that the Nigerian Police should be tactful and supportive in the handling of alleged sexual offences and take measures to prevent the intimidation of victims by families and associates of suspects. We are also appealing for Rape and Sexual Offences desks to be created in Police Stations across the country where they do not exist, and…

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A mobile court in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday sentenced 29 persons to one month inprisonment each for violating environmental law of Ekiti State. The offenders who are mostly commercial motorcyclists were given an option of N3,000 fine each while one of the accused was discharged and aquited. Majistrate T.A Abe in his ruling said the people were guilty of movement restriction during monthly environmental sanitation. Addressing newsmen, Ekiti State Director of Environmental Health and Sanitation, Mr. Tunde Balogun noted that the violators were apprehended within the state capital. Mr. Balogun who expressed displeasure over the level of residents compliance to sanitation…

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By Ifeanyi Ubakanwa The very existence of different viewpoints is not a negative thing. It’s how we handle it that usually transforms and turns it into a negative thing. But no matter the circumstances, a time still comes when we must tell the truth. If you ask me, the one truth I know is that in 2015, it was charisma not competence that brought Gen. Buhari to power. And now that he is President Buhari, democracy ultimately demand that we keep reminding him of the competence expected from him in finding answers to the basic problems and overwhelming challenges confronting…

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By Ifeanyi Ubakanwa When one sees how Nigerians become captive to new governments and castigate the former ones, one could easily say that they don’t deserve any kind of pity. If they don’t pity themselves, why pity them? But for the level of our civic and political enlightenment, I write to use the ongoing rascality of Jasper Ndubuaku committee set up by the Imo state government to opine that government is a continuum and should be handled with caution. No matter the level of abomination committed by the government of Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Rochas is still not the devil and…

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BY MANDI RENNIE My number six child was a bit of a rebel. I had real problems getting him to come home from hanging out with his friends. Well, I’d had enough, and, when he was 11, I told him that if he was late home tonight, no later than 7:30pm, he would be locked out in the cold all night. It was November, and I knew he hated the cold. Also, if he was on time, he’d get special hot chocolate, with cream, fudge chips, flake and sprinkles, as well as pizza from the takeout and a movie, whichever…

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ALBNI Seeks Peaceful Resolution…….Warns against forcing Shi’ites underground The Accountable Leadership for Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has tasked the Federal Government to embrace political measures to resolve incessant confrontations between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, and the Nigerian Police with the aim of bringing an end to increasing violence and loss of lives. ALBNI stated this in a statement jointly signed in Abuja by Remi Adebayo and Ibrahim Dan-Halilu; President and Secretary of the civil society group on Saturday, where it called on the government to toe the path of respecting the rule of law by releasing…

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