Bankole Wright, Author at OYA Magazine

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  • Check out Jayz and Beyonce’s New House at Hamptons

    The Carter family seem to be taking it hot in their lifestyle and luxurious living. Just a month after they dropped a lot of cash on a new place on the West Coast, the lovely couple have...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
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  • TRANSFER CONTROL OF SOME FEDERAL ROADS TO US -GOVERNORS

    tate governors have asked the Federal Government to transfer control of some Federal roads in their states to them for rehabilitation. They made the demand at the national economic council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
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  • DESPITE EXIT FROM RECESSION, NIGERIA’S ECONOMY STILL VULNERABLE – FG

    The Federal Government has said Nigeria’s economy is still vulnerable to shock, despite recently coming out of recession. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma, said this while addressing a meeting of the National Economic Council presided...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
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  • I HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE AND MENTAL CAPACITY TO DEFEAT APC IN 2019 – FAYOSE BOASTS

    Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose on Thursday, at Chelsea Hotel in Abuja, confirmed his interest forthe office of president in the 2019 general elections. The governor said he remained...

    • Posted September 28, 2017
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  • IF CORRUPTION IS NOT DEALT WITH SOON, NIGERIA WILL DIE – OYEBODE SAYS

    By Bankole Wright Akin Oyebode, Professor of International Law and Jurisprudence  at a roundtable organised by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in collaboration with the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), says if corruption is not dealt...

    • Posted September 28, 2017
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  • YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO HIM 5 by Damilola Rachael

    ‘For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the...

    • Posted August 20, 2017
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  • YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO HIM 4

    John 3:16-17 ‘For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to...

    • Posted August 13, 2017
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  • MANNA BLOG: YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO HIM 3

    By Damilola Racheal John 3:16-17 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son...

    • Posted August 6, 2017
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  • SOME NOLLYWOOD ACTORS ARE GAYS, GIGOLOS – JUDE ORHORHA SAYS

    By Bankole Wright Nigerian actor, Jude Orhorha, has claimed that some Nigerian actors sleep around in order to get to the top. In an interview with Punch, he said that during the course of his career, he has...

    • Posted August 5, 2017
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  • Coke or Fanta? by Damola Oyebo

    An ice tea preferably?  Okay i’m not here to talk about carbonated drinks as you would have thought. I have a few thoughts to share and I’ll love to hear your diverse opinion. When I was little,I...

    • Posted August 1, 2017
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  • 15 POLITICAL PARTIES ENDORSE ANDY UBA AS CONSENSUS CANDIDATE FOR ANAMBRA ELECTION

    By Bankole Wright An alliance of 15 registered political parties called The Mega Coalition, said it had endorsed Senator Andy Uba (Anambra South) as its candidate for the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The Chancellor...

    • Posted August 1, 2017
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  • FG URGES DANGOTE TO COMPLETE REFINERY BEFORE 2019

    By Bankole Wright The Federal Government has urged Aliko Dangote to complete his refinery in order to end fuel importation by December 2019. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote Oil...

    • Posted August 1, 2017
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  • MANNA BLOG: YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO HIM 2 by Damilola Racheal

    TEXT: John3:16-17 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn...

    • Posted July 30, 2017
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  • IPOB WILL SEND OKOROCHA OUT OF THE GOVT HOUSE IN 2019 – NNAMDI KANU SAYS

    By Bankole Wright Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said the group will sack Rochas Okorocha as governor of Imo State. Kanu, who spoke in Owerri on Friday, insisted that there would be no election in Anambra State...

    • Posted July 30, 2017
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  • FORGIVE OBASANJO | BODE GEORGE URGES FAYOSE

    By Bankole Wright Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George has advised Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose to forgive former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He said this in an interview with journalists on Friday. This was in response...

    • Posted July 30, 2017
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  • SOMETIMES THEY DON’T GIVE US FOOD | FREED LAGOS PUPIL SAYS

    By Bankole Wright Six kidnapped pupils of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe who were recently rescued by the Police have said they were maltreated by their abductors. One of them, Ramon Isiaq, who spoke with Punch said the...

    • Posted July 30, 2017
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  • Why Not Return The Aircraft To Nigeria Till Buhari Is Ready To Return Instead Wasting Money On It – Maleke

    By Bankole Wright Maleke Idowu, a Nigerian singer, comedian and former executive Director to Edo State Governor on Entertainment and the PMAN chairman Edo State Chapter musician has a suggestion for the President Buhari led government. According to reports, the presidential...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • NO CIVIL SERVANT WAS SACKED FOR CRITICISING ME – SARAKI SAYS

    By Bankole Wright Senate President Bukola Saraki has denied reports that he ordered the sack of a civil servant for criticizing him. A media report had stated that a civil servant was laid off and under prosecution...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • 262 Nigerians Return From Libya

    By Bankole Wright 262 Nigerians returned from Libya on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Their return was facilitated by the International Organisation for Migration (IMO) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya.  The returnees; 108 males, 135 females, eight children...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • AFRICA’S RICHEST MAN, DANGOTE DROPS 51 PLACES IN FORBES RATING

    By Bankole Wright Nigerian Billionaire, Aliko Dangote has fallen from being the 51st richest person in the world to the 105th, according to the 2017 Forbes Rich List. Forbes magazine reports that Dangote’s wealth dropped from $15.4 billion (£11.8bn) in...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • BLOCKING BILL ON DEVOLUTION OF POWERS IS A SAD DAY FOR THE APC – ATIKU SAYS

    By Bankole Wright Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said the decision of the Senate to reject the bill seeking to devolve powers to states was against the campaign promise of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The upper chamber...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • Former Minister Of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Appointed Director At UK Bank

    By Bankole Wright Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed an independent non-executive director at Standard Chartered Plc in the United Kingdom where she would be earning  £130,000 per year. Standard Chartered PLC is a British...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • BOKO HARAM: TROOPS CAN’T FIGHT WELL IN RAINY SEASON – MINISTER SAYS

    By Bankole Wright The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Thursday said troops fighting Boko Haram insurgents can’t dominate the environment in rainy season like they were doing during dry season. The minister spoke with State House correspondents...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • WE MET BUHARI IN AN IMPROVED CONDITION – YARI SAYS

    By Bankole Wright The second batch of governors who visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London have said they met him “in an improved health condition.” Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari said this on Thursday in an interview...

    • Posted July 28, 2017
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  • Younger Brother Of UNIMAID VC Killed In Boko Haram Attack

    By Bankole Wright Idris Abubakar Njodi, one of the University of Maiduguri research team was killed when Boko Haram terrorists ambushed the military escort and NNPC staff who were travelling in a convoy along Gubio and Magumeri...

    • Posted July 27, 2017
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