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Rain showers as maiden voyage; Ataoja, devotees pay homage to Osun deity

The heavens opened its valves and showers of blessings rained on the Osun maiden voyage and its devotees as they pay...

Osun deity: Palace Chiefs resist priest’s attempt to takeover temple

An attempt by an Osun priest, Chief Olayiwola Adigun to take control of the deity’s temple was on Saturday resisted by...

Osun festival: Ooni says it’s unfair to call devotees idol worshippers

“Osun festival, as the world knows, is the celebration of water and we all know that water is life.

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Ogun cobbler electrocuted while illegally reconnecting neighbours’ electricity

"It is true. He went to help people connect electricity illegally. He was on the electric pole when power was restored. He was electrocuted. The family said they had accepted his death in good faith.

Chad president seeks sixth term after 30 years in power

Deby, a former army commander-in-chief, first came to power in 1990 when his rebel forces overthrew then-President Hissene Habre, who was later convicted of human rights abuses at an international tribunal in Senegal. Deby has continued to win re-election over the years, last drawing 61.5% of the vote in the last 2016 election.

Yinka Odumakin: The exit of a convinced humanist

I said we had a remarkable relationship because Yinka was consistent in standing up to fight for democracy, federalism, justice and rule of law. These to me are the factors for defining the dignity of man. Whoever has this commitment is an ally and a humanist.

The Nigeria’s Predicament: nepotism, corruption and calamitous tragedy of leadership

"The pessimist complains about the wind while the optimist expects it to change but the leader adjusts the sails." –John Maxwell.