ASSO mourns as Socialite Monarch, Fatai Irawo of Odi-Olowo, joins ancestors

Socialite traditional ruler and former President of ASSO, Kabiyesi Oba Abdulfatai Irawo of Odi Olowo has joined his ancestors. The old-time celebrity monarch died Thursday last week and was buried the following day at his Odi Olowo palace, Mushin, Lagos. One of the social clubs he helped to establish, Association of Friends, popularly call ASSO released a statement to announce the death of one of their trustees and sent a condolence message to his family. This is the statement signed by the club’s general secretary, Otunba Bayo Babatunde: With heavy…

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Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident claims 5 lives, 9 injured

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State Command, on Sunday confirmed the accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which claimed the lives of five persons and injured nine others. Mr Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, Ogun, that the accident occurred at 9.10 p.m. around Danco Petrol Station, near Sagamu, on Saturday. Oladele blamed the lone accident, which involved a white Toyota Hiace bus, with registration number LSR 642XB, on speed violation. He said that 14 persons, 10 males and four females, were…

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Doyen of Public Relations, Alex Akinyele is dead

Chief Alexander Opeyemi Akinyele, Nigeria’s former Minister of Information, and later Chairman, National Sports Commission is dead. A statement by one of his sons, Constantine Akinfolarin Akinyele, confirmed that the Lobosin of Ondo kingdom passed away Thursday night after a brief illness. Akinyele was a doyen of public relations practice in Nigeria. In his lifetime, he contributed immensely towards raising the standard of the profession and the formation of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations. Among several other engagements, Chief Alex Akinyele was chairman, Board of Trustees of Celebrity Media…

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David West: Gbajabiamila mourns ‘a patriot’

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has described as unfortunate and painful the passing away of a former Minister of Petroleum, Prof Tam David West.Gbajabiamila said David West, who served Nigeria diligently as a federal Minister and was also a consultant virologist of international repute, would be missed and remembered for his patriotism.In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker prayed for the repose of the soul of the former petroleum minister.“My heartfelt condolences go to the family of…

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Gbajabiamila eulogises Mamman Daura at 80

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has eulogised the virtues of elder statesman and veteran journalist, Malam Mamman Daura, as he marks his 80th birthday.Gbajabiamila said attaining the age of 80 is a great achievement worth celebrating, saying Daura has paid his dues as a national figure.According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker described Daura as a peace-loving and unassuming individual.  “I wish to celebrate this great Nigerian, who has done a lot for the country in different…

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Ex-Petroleum minister, David-West is dead

Renowned professor of virology, activist and former minister of petroleum, Tamuno David-West is dead. He died Monday at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan at the age of 83 years. The famous political activist and virologist was born in Buguma, Kalabari, Rivers State. He worked as a lecturer and became a professor at the University of Ibadan where he lived and died. He joined the university in 1969 and became a professor of virology in 1975. David-West served in Nigerian government as commissioner for education and a member of the…

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Breaking: Mobolaji Johnson, Lagos’ first governor is dead

Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson, foremost elder statesman and first governor of Lagos State, is dead. A top official of the Lagos State Government confirmed the news to our this evening. Mobolaji, who was born on February 9, 1936, died on Wednesday, aged 83. As Military Governor of Lagos State, he was in office between May28, 1967 and July 1975, under the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon.

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Alagba, Africa’s 344yr old tortoise dies

The 344-year-old tortoise in the traditional ruler of Ogbomoso’s palace, popularly known as ‘Alagba’, has passed on. Mr Toyin Ajamu, the Private Secretary to Oba Jimoh Oyewunmi, Soun of Ogbomoso, confirmed this to newsmen on Thursday in Ogbomoso. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the dead tortoise attracted several visitors both from Nigeria and abroad to the palace. Ajamu said that the tortoise, whom he described as the oldest in Africa, died on Thursday during a brief illness. He said the tortoise would be greatly missed not only…

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Adewale Seeks Support For Rotary’s Quest For Better Living

The newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Rotn. Adewale Sanni, has sought all stakeholders support towards complete eradication of polio in Nigeria and delivering on Rotary International’s mandate to ensure safe delivery and maternal health. Adewale who spoke during his investiture as the 18th Hope President of the club said there is the need to ensure the polio vaccines get to every part of the country. Said he, having not recorded any case of poliovirus in the last three years, Nigeria is on the verge of…

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Banire’s mother dies, buried

Alhaja Sarat Banire, mother of Chairman of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Dr Muiz Banire, SAN, on Friday night passed on at the age of 92. The remains of Alhaja Banire were interred at the Ebony Vault, Alagbon close, Ikoyi, Lagos at 2pm, today according to Islamic rites. The late matriarch of the Banire family is survived by relations and children including the AMCON Chairman, Dr Muiz Banire who was also a former National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC; Alhaja Raimot Ajoke Banire, Mr Ajibola…

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Obiano’s wife dazzles with N1m fancy sunshade

Ebelechukwu Obiano, the wife of Willie Obiano, Anambra state governor, caused a stir with a pair of luxury glasses she wore at a funeral. She wore the shades to the burial ceremony of the father of Allen Onyema, Air Peace Airline CEO, which held on Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Mbosi, Ihiala, Anambra. The item, which has now been sold out, is a limited-edition Gucci sunglass laced with 1600 diamond crystals and valued at $2,755 (about N995, 932.50). According to the manufacturer,  the shades also come with an ivory…

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Duchess of Narcotics, Toyin Igbira dies of cancer

Popular Lagos socialite, Alhaja Monsurat Asabi (Ashabi) Oluwatoyin Oyemade Rufai Abraham aka Toyin Igbira, is dead.  She died in the early hours of Saturday, 20 July, 2019, at a private hospital in Surulere, Lagos, after a prolonged battle with ovarian cancer. She was aged 56. The gathered that Toyin Igbira was diagnosed with ovarian cancer almost ten years ago. Her search for a cure, saw her transversing between the United States and the United Kingdom, where she sought the best medical treatments. It was gathered that, after a while, Igbira’s…

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How I slept with my brother-in-law, woman tells court

A trader, Mrs Ajayi, 52, told an Igando Customary Court that she slept with her brother-in-law because she thought he was her husband. Ajayi’s husband, Akande, is seeking the dissolution of their 35-year marriage, accusing her of infidelity. ”I was in bed when my husband’s younger brother came to the house my husband rented for me. “I thought it was my husband who normally comes to the house at that particular time between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. to play and sleep with me. “It was after he finished making…

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Fidelity Bank releases statement on trending video

Our attention has been drawn to a video currently trending online showing a man stealing a bag from our branch in Admiralty Way, Lekki. This unfortunate incident occurred on Monday, July 08, 2019. As a responsible corporate citizen, we are working closely with men and officers of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to ensure that the culprit is apprehended and brought to justice. The safety and protection of our customers and their valuables are of utmost importance to us. To this end, we have taken the necessary steps to improve security…

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Akeredolu to be installed Rotary District Governor tomorrow

Hope of a new life, devoid of life threaten ailments such as cervical cancer and Congenital Heart diseases beckon for the people of Lagos and Ogun States as Rotary International District 9110 has concluded plans to undertake a massive immunisation and surgery programmes to checkmate the spread of the two killer illnesses. The humanitarian organisation, according to Dr. Jide Akeredolu, its new District Governor, will also work to reduce Poverty among the peoples of the two states that made up District 9110. Dr. Akeredolu spoke at a Media Parley preceding…

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“Fatoyinbo didn’t wed us” -Timi Dakolo, says “I have never met or been in the same space with Biodun Fatoyinbo”

Busola’s husband and singer Timi Dakolo has debunked insinuations on the social media that pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, wedded he and Busola. Timi Dakolo’s wife, Busola had, in an interview with Y!Naija , accused Fatoyinbo of raping her on two occasions some 20 years ago. The rape allegation had set the social media aglow and had thrown up some controversies which the singer addressed on his verified Instagram page on Thursday. He wrote, “Desperate people do desperate things including ridiculous attempts at a smear campaign. So let…

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COZA Rape Scandal: I’m on leave of absence’ -Fatoyinbo

Embattled preacher and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo is on leave of absence after all. A leave of absence is ‘a permitted period of time away from work.’ The move is being seen by observers of the crisis as a ploy to take Fatoyinbo away from the klieg lights for the uproar to calm down while he makes a quiet return. A senior Pastor who spoke to National Infinity from Abuja said “nothing will change as such in terms of the church hierarchy. Pastor Biodun was…

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Video: “You should be happy that a man of God did this to you,” says COZA Pastor after rapping me -Dakolo’s wife

Busola, wife of soul singer Timi Dakolo, has revealed how she was raped as a teenager and what she was told thereafter by flamboyant Abuja based Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo. According to the popular singer’s wife, she was a 16-year-old in the Divine Delight Club at Ilorin, Kwara State; the precursor to Fatoyinbo’s Commonwealth of Zion Assembly when she said was groomed and raped by the pastor. Dakolo explained that as a member of the church, she was raped at two different times in a week…

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Osoba to mark 80th birthday with biography presentation

Elder statesman and two time governor of Ogun State and Akinrogun of Egbaland, Aremo Olusegun Osoba is to present to the reading his memoir; BATTLELINES: An adventure in Journalism and Politics as part of activities marking his 80th birthday. Aremo Osoba, a foremost journalism icon and one the profession’s most brilliant administrator was governor of Ogun State of Nigeria from January 1992- November 1993 and later 1999 to 2003. He began his career in journalism in 1964 as a trainee reporter with the Daily Times  covering crime stories and by 1966,…

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Fashion Has Ignored Africa: Top Model, Naomi Campbell, African fashion re-inventors speak on new trends

In the latest edition of Africa Avant-Garde, CNN meets the new breed of designers, models and strategists reinventing the fashion world in Africa. CNN speaks to supermodel Naomi Campbell in Lagos to learn more about her contribution to highlighting the upcoming and talented African designers from across the continent. Campbell tells Africa Avant-Garde that she feels it “really is Africa’s time right now” when it comes to global fashion. Campbell’s views are supported by brand designer Sissi Johnson, who credits social media with highlighting the growth of African fashion both on the continent but also in…

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Lagos businessman’s decomposing corpse found inside Magodo residence

The decomposing corpse of a Lagos businessman, Oluwaseyi Ishmael, has been found in his apartment at the Magodo Phase 2 area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Oluwaseyi, while soliciting the assistance of his family members, had allegedly threatened to kill himself if they refused to support him to raise funds to pay his house rent. It was learnt that few days after the 45-year-old Oluwaseyi contacted his family, his decomposing corpse was found at his No 5B Ogedengbe Crescent, Magodo Phase 2 residence. During a visit to the area…

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I locked myself in the bathroom for weeks to escape rape by my boss In Oman –Human trafficking victim

A human trafficking victim, Oyinlola Solanke, who was rescued by the Erelu Eyinade Foundation, has narrated how she frustrated the plans by her employer to sexually assault her while working as a maid in Oman. The graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University explained that she slept in a bathroom for weeks to avoid being raped by her Omani boss who she said was always demanding sex from her. The 25-year-old stated that her employer forbade her from locking her room, adding that she could only lock the bathroom door, hence her…

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Red Alert: NAFDAC warn Nigerians on high BP drug, Losartan potassium

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians of the recall of Losartan potassium tablet by its manufacturers. A statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC’s Director General, on Thursday revealed that the tablet, manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited, Unit – I (API manufacturer), was recalled after detection of some dangerous impurity. She said that the tablet was used for the treatment of high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. “NAFDAC has been notified about the recall of Losartan potassium tablet 25 mg, 50 mg…

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Gov. Bello Extols Virtues of Late Chief Imam of Okene

Governor Yahaya Bello Of Kogi State has expressed shock following the passing of the Chief Imam Of Okene Central Mosque, Alhaji Musa Galadima.The governor however, extolled Alhaji Galadima, describing him as a humble, gentle and serious Islamic Teacher whose tutelage extended beyond Nigeria, while calling on Islamic Clerics to emulate the life led by the deceased. This was contained in a statement signed by Onogwu Muhammed, his Chief Press Secretary and made available to newsmen in Lokoja, Kogi State on Friday.Governor Bello said the death of the Chief Imam was a…

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Kogi Govt,. Isanlu community plan to immortalise Adesanmi

The Kogi government says the state will ensure that Prof. Pius Adesanmi is immortalised by ensuring that all his books are made available in its school libraries. Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, the Kogi Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology disclosed this during a tribute organised in honour of the deceased in Abuja. She said his death came at a time when the state ministry was reaching out to Kogi scholars like Adesanmi, who could help put the educational standard of the state on a high pedestal. The commissioner said that Adesanmi…

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Insiders reveal how Pastor Iginla married 2nd wife in 2014 as 1st wife’s sister threatens to expose his dirty secrets

Abuja based flamboyant man of God, Pastor Joshua Iginla who on Sunday during the service shocked his congregation when he announced the breakup of his marriage to wife Yemisi as a result of infidelity has been accused of not telling the truth and the whole story of the adultery that rocked the marriage. Insiders alleged that Pastor Iginla did not open up that he married his baby mama as far back as October 2014 in a Civil Marriage and that the wealthy South African woman named Stella Zimasa Ndamase Iginla…

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Shameless Couple: How infidelity ruined Apostle Iginla’s marriage

The revelation shocked even his most ardent followers, it is the messy love life of Abuja-based flamboyant pastor, Joshua Iginla and how infidelity ruined his marriage to his erstwhile America based wife, Yemisi. Iginla made a confession to his congregation that his wife, Yemisi was enmeshed in an act of infidelity which culminated to her having an “unholy” child. The clergyman stated in a video that has gone viral that he covered up the unpardonable act and also cheated on his wife and had a child out of wedlock. Iginla…

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‘I’m sorry, it didn’t happen’ -Pastor who ‘raised a dead man’ begs public

Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries bringing a "dead" man back to life!!! #truelies pic.twitter.com/SgiY3u3KKX — Kithinji King (@andydeejayz) February 26, 2019 Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries who was reported to have resurrected a man who was in a coffin last weekend, has said he regrets the incident as the man was already alive when he arrived at the church. Speaking to Gauteng broadcaster Power FM’s Power Drive host Thabiso Tema on Wednesday evening, Lukau said he was busy with a sermon on Sunday when he was interrupted and…

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Debt scandal hits Amaju Pinnicks’ NFF, refuses to pay Super Eagles’ Russia 2018 designer

Gt Stitches, the designer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s world acclaimed best ceremonial attire to the Russia 2018 World Cup, on Thursday accused the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) of failing to pay for the outfit, nearly eight months after the Mundial ended. The clothing brand’s CEO, Esimaje Awani, made the allegation in a post on GT Stitches’ Instagram page. He said: “NFF refused to pay for ceremonial outfit almost one year after the World Cup! This can only happen in Nigeria!!” Awani, who did not say how much the…

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Ogunjobi goes home March 15

The family of the late former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Taiwo Ogunjobi, on Tuesday, said the fallen football administrator would be buried on March 15. Ogunjobi died on February 11 at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, after a brief illness at the age of 65. A statement issued by the family also expressed gratitude to Nigerians for the love shown to them since Ogunjobi’s demise. The statement read, “Whilst the family considers it a heavy loss, we have since Monday, February 11, 2019, realised that our Taiwo…

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NiMet predicts low rainfall in 2019

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted that most parts of the country will experience low to rainfall season in 2019. The Agency said this year’s prediction indicates that the country will generally experience late start and early end of rainfall. NiMet also noted that the below to normal rainfall that is expected does not rule out the possibility of flood and crop loss in some parts of the country. Speaking during the unveiling of the 2019 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction, the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika said…

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(Photos) Slain ex-Air Chief, Badeh buried in Abuja military cemetery

A funeral service has been held for former Chief of Defence Staff and ex-Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Sabundu Badeh who was killed during an attack by suspected armed robbers while returning from his farm in Abuja in December 2018, has held at the Pentecostal Church, Air Force base in Abuja. The Federal Government’s delegation was led by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, also in attendance were governors of the Plateau and Adamawa state, Simon Bako Lalong and Bindow Jibrilla, Cheif of Defence Staff,…

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How early morning inferno killed Jimoh Ibrahim’s mother

Mrs. Theresa Jimoh, the mother of business mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim, has been killed in an early morning fire incident. Our correspondent learnt that the victim, who was about 76 years old, was at her house in the Victoria Garden City, Lagos when a fire broke out around 2 am. She was said to have been burnt to death before the inferno was put out by firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service. The Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, confirmed the incident. He noted that the remains of the…

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There are more sex tapes of Tamara and I, Pastor Omatsola insists

Lekki pastor, Apostle Chris Omatsola, who was in a viral sex video last year with Princess Tamaratokoni Okpewho, has revealed that there are more sex videos, than the one posted online. In a lengthy post on his blog, Zionweath News, Omatsola revealed that he and Okpewho had more than 10 sex videos on their phones, as she enjoyed filming their intimate moments. He said, “Princess and I had more than 10 sex tapes of ourselves on our phones as she enjoyed filming sex. “Honestly, the sex-tapes were recorded sometimes in October 2017. She was…

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How Buhari Celebrated 76th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari, who marked his 76th birthday on Monday, jokingly ‘protested’ when a reporter mistakenly reduced his age by one year. “Why would you reduce my age by one?’’ the President queried the reporter when he fielded questions in both English and Hausa languages from State House correspondents after a brief ceremony at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday. The president called on Nigerians to continue to pray for him and the country at large, charging them to continue to show more understanding of his administration’s…

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Widow, children storm late Pastor’s church to claim ownership

Osofo Maame Nketia, the wife of late Reverend George Akwasi Nketia of Heirs church at Bubuashie in Accra disrupted the church’s Sunday service in a bid to claim ownership of the church. Adom News reported that a pastor was preaching when Mrs. Nketia and her children stormed the church accusing the pastors of treating them unfairly. Efforts by the church leadership to calm the aggrieved wife and children proved futile as they claimed they are now the new owners of the church. Before Mrs Nketia and her children were forced…

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Stop It! Non-stick pots can lead to smaller, thin penis, say researchers

The chemicals in non-stick pans could be having a surprising impact on penis size, it has been reported. Yahoo Style UK reports that the size of men’s penises has been linked to chemicals used in non-stick frying pans. A new study has found that chemicals, known as perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs), are having a surprising impact on men’s penises and potentially making them smaller. PFCs are found in a number of everyday items, including the non-stick coat on cookware, fast food packaging and medicines. Researchers, from the University of Padua, revealed that…

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Dangote, Abdulsamad donate N75m to Falcons

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and Abdulsamad Rabiu of BUA Group were the first elated Nigerians to made financial gifts to the national female soccer team, the Super Falcons for Winning the African Women Cup of Nations in Ghana. Alhaji Aliko Dangote gave N50m while Malam Abdulsamad Rabiu donated N25m to the nine time and reigning African champions. The Falcons were received Sunday afternoon in Abuja by the Chief of Staff to the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Federal Republic, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), Alhaji Abba Kyari, who was at the…

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OPC Founder, Fasheun Is Dead

Founder and national leader of Odua Peoples Congress, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, is died. Fasehun, it was learnt, died in the early hours of Saturday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. The octogenarian, it was learnt, was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital on Tuesday where he remained until his demise. Confirming his death to our correspondent on the telephone, Fasehun’s spokesman, Mr. Adeoye Jolaosho, said the late OPC founder was confirmed dead after a brief illness. “It is true, baba died this morning at the…

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Video: 300 level female student runs mad after sleeping with ‘Yahoo Boy’

Blessing Adekola, a 300 level student of the Department of Political Science, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko has ran mad after spending a night with a ‘Yahoo boy’. We gathered that she was dropped off by a guy using a Lexus Car in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State and she immediately ran mad on the street. In a video making the rounds on the social media and as attached above, the young lady can be seen covered in dirt displaying madness and talking to herself. Source Top Celebrities

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Woman jailed 6months for exposing Oga’s sexcapades

An Indonesian woman who exposed her cheating boss has been slapped with a six-month jail term for her trouble. The supreme court’s shock ruling overturned an earlier court decision that had cleared the woman, Baiq Nuril Maknun, of breaking a controversial law against spreading indecent material. “I’m saddened and shocked by this sentence,” Maknun’s husband Lalu Muhamad Isnaini said Friday in reaction to the ruling, which was issued last week. The odd case stretches back to 2012 when Maknun recorded a conversation in which the principal of the school where…

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Bamigboye, Kwara’s first Military Governor is dead

The first military governor of Kwara retired Brig.-Gen. David Bamigboye is dead. His younger brother, retired Col. Theophilus Bamigboye, confirmed the death on Friday. He said the late military governor died on Friday during a brief illness in Lagos. The deceased was born on Dec. 7, 1940, and was the military governor of Kwara between May 1967 and July 1975 after it had been split from the old Northern Region during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon. He is an Igbomina man. In 1968 he created the Kwara State Ministry…

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Linda Ikeji delivers baby boy

Nigeria’s number one blogger, Linda Ikeji, is now a mother after she welcomed her baby boy in an Atlanta, USA hospital today, Monday, September 17, 2017. The media mogul who made the headlines when she announced her pregnancy some months ago, was delivered of the bouncing baby boy and posted the good news on her Instagram page with the name ‘Baby J’. Ikeji also posted a picture of herself in the hospital giving thanks to God with her new bundle of joy wrapped in her arms with the following post: “Oh dear Lord, I am a…

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Boyfriend catches lover with love portion with list of male lovers

A Zimbabwean man has exposed his 19-year-old girlfriend after he allegedly discovered a love potion in her bag as well as a list of men, she planned to use it on. According to iHarare, the girl forgot her backpack in his car and he decided to investigate the contents of the bag. The man stumbled upon some items believed to be love potions. Accompanying the love potion was a list of names, he suspected was that of her other lovers. The man reportedly shared photos of the alleged love potion on social…

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High society, big wigs honour the Elumelu’s at Matriarch’s 90th Birthday

It was a gathering of the high and mighty cutting across royalty, the political class and corporate Nigeria that converged in Lagos, last Saturday to honour the Elumelus as their matriarch, Adadioranma of Onicha Ugbo, Delta State, Madam Suzanne Elumelu, who celebrated her 90th birthday. The grand celebration was put together by his son, Tony Onyeamachi Elumelu, chairman UBA Group, Below are faces at the event.

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Senator Adeyemi Loses Wife

Mrs. Yemisi Smart Adeyemi, the wife of the immediate past lawmaker who represented Kogi west senatorial district at the Senate between 2007 -2015, is dead. The Co-ordinator of Smart Adeyemi Vanguard Lokoja chapter, Barr. Labaran confirmed this in a short statement on Saturday. Barr. Labaran wrote: “With deepest and heartfelt sorrow I condole our Distinguished senator Smart for the sudden loss of his beloved wife today, we pray that Almighty give you the strength to bear this sudden great loss!” Yemisi Smart Adeyemi was a former newscaster at the NTA…

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Buhari greets Elumelu’s mother at 90

President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to the matriarch of the Elumelu family, Mrs Suzanne Elumelu, on her 90th birthday. President Buhari joins family and friends of the kind-hearted and loving mother of five, including Chairman of Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr Tony Elumelu, in celebrating the milestone, which is an evidence of God’s favour and grace. The President commends Mrs Elumelu, who is fondly called Mama, for her strength of character and entrepreneurial spirit in raising a strong and healthy family, and her advocacy for good education and investment skills…

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Aregbesola promises to sustain Osun Osogbo Festival

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has promised to sustain the state government’s support for the popular Osun Osogbo cultural event to ensure its sustainability and growth. Aregbesola was represented by the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Olawale Adebisi at the festival where  monarchs, devotees, masqueraders as well as traditional religion worshippers paid homage to the host of the festival and Ataoja of Osogboland, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun, at the Osun-Osogbo grove. Aregbesola said the festival provides the largest platform for tradition and culture to be exhibited. “It is also the largest gathering…

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