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Oyo Govt. to prosecute those who demolished Ibadan schools

Oyo Govt. to prosecute those who demolished Ibadan schools

Oyo State has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the illegal demolition of classrooms in two state-owned Primary schools within Ibadan metropolis and vowed to prosecute the offenders. Information had reached the Government early on Thursday to the effect that some unknown individuals in Egbeda and Ona-Ara Local Government Areas of the State illegally entered the premises of two ... Read More »

Celine Dion loses mother

Celine Dion loses mother

Popular singer, Celine Dion has lost her mother, Thérèse Tanguay, to throat cancer. The woman died at the age of 92. Thérèse, also known as “Mama Dion,” died January 16, 2020 after battling serious health issues for months. “It is with deep sadness that Feeling Productions announces the death of Mrs. Thérèse Tanguay Dion,” a statement released by Entertainment Tonight ... Read More »

Buhari and wife bless Muhammad Garba Shehu’s marriage

Buhari and wife bless Muhammad Garba Shehu’s marriage

President Muhammadu Buhari and the First Lady, Aisha Buhari have sent  congratulatory  messages to newlyweds, Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, urging them to learn to be patient with one another. “The secret of successful marriages is in patience and tolerance for your partner. I urge you to banish anger, mistrust and impatience from your home,” the President advised the ... Read More »

Supreme Court: Kano’s Case Not Similar To Imo- Ganduje

Supreme Court: Kano’s Case Not Similar To Imo- Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said he is sure of victory come Monday, January 20 at the Supreme Court, insisting that the Imo gubernatorial case is not similar to that of Kano state. The governor spoke through a statement on Thursday by the state Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba. The statement said, “the APC government in ... Read More »

NAHCON: Agenda for New Board on Hajj Operation

NAHCON: Agenda for New Board on Hajj Operation

By Sani Ibrahim Paki Barrister (Ustaz) Zikrullah Hasan* One of the globally recognised qualities of good leaders is their ability to transform their people or institutions to the better through setting lasting legacies that impact positively. If you lead without leaving a foot-printed legacy or a policy that you can be remembered within your absence, you can only be said ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun charges LG Transition Committee Chairmen, others on prudent management of funds

Gov Abiodun charges LG Transition Committee Chairmen, others on prudent management of funds

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the newly sworn in Executives and Members of the Local Government Transition Committees to be mindful of the way they manage funds since their actions and inactions would be closely monitored to ensure that they operate with due process at all times. L-R: Gov Abiodun, Engr. (Mrs.) Noimot Salako-Oyedele (Deputy Governor) Alhaji ... Read More »

Walking with Shadows for screening at Göteborg Film Festival

Walking with Shadows for screening at Göteborg Film Festival

Walking with Shadows, a film co-produced by Funmi Iyanda and Olumide Makanjuola, has been scheduled for screening at the 2020 Göteborg Film Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden. Directed by Irish writer/director, Aoife O’Kelly, the film is an adaptation of Jude Dibia’s critically acclaimed novel of the same title. It will be screened in Gothenburg for four consecutive days from Wednesday, January ... Read More »

Consumption of Mushrooms, Tiger nuts, Coconut and Soy Milk Can Reduce Diabetes, other Organic Diseases -FUTA DON

Consumption of Mushrooms, Tiger nuts, Coconut and Soy Milk Can Reduce Diabetes, other Organic Diseases -FUTA DON

A Professor of Food and Intestinal Microbiology has recommended the consumption of health promoting diet rich in medicinal mushrooms and beneficial bioactive compounds and probiotics found in fermented foods like kunnu, coconut milk, tiger nut milk and soy milk to reduce the incidence of organic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Professor Olusegun Oyetayo gave ... Read More »

20 Years of Democracy in Nigeria: Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities” by H.E.Senator Kashim Shettima

20 Years of Democracy in Nigeria: Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities” by H.E.Senator Kashim Shettima

“20 Years of Democracy in Nigeria: Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities”, Draft of Keynote Address by H.E Senator Kashim Shettima, Guest Speaker, 17th Daily Trust Annual Dialogue; January 16, 2019, Abuja, Nigeria. Ladies and gentlemen, for an honour I will cherish for the rest of my existence, I was invited to lead another conversation at the annual Daily Trust Dialogue, the ... Read More »

Sotitobire: Defence counsel,Olusola Oke says kidnapped baby has been found in Portharcourt by police

Sotitobire: Defence counsel,Olusola Oke says kidnapped baby has been found in Portharcourt by police

Nigeria Police Force claimed it has arrested a self acclaimed abductor of the one year old missing boy, Gold Kolawole at Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Solagbade street, Oshinle quarters, Akure, the Ondo State capital, on the 10th of November, 2019. The kidnapper who is currently cooling off his head inside one of the police cells in Akure, was reportedly nabbed in ... Read More »

Amotekun: Stop politics of misinformation against Oyetola 

Amotekun: Stop politics of misinformation against Oyetola 

By Ismail Omipidan When American comedian, Groucho Marx, defined politics as “the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies,” he may not have had Nigeria in mind. But this definition aptly describes the situation in the country. Here, politicians and their  sympathisers  play politics with everything including security matters. In the ... Read More »

Afe Babalola backs Amotekun,says no law prohibits the operation

Afe Babalola backs Amotekun,says no law prohibits the operation

  THE Attorney General of the Federation was reported to have declared the regional community security outfit (Amotekun) illegal. I disagree with the Attorney General. On the contrary, it is absolutely constitutional and legal. The issue of Amotekun is an issue of Public Safety and Protection of property. There is no law in Nigeria which prevents citizens from being able ... Read More »

90,000 Youths to Benefit from Access Bank’s CSR Initiative

90,000 Youths to Benefit from Access Bank’s CSR Initiative

Access Bank Plc’s retail banking division is embarking on a corporate social responsibility (CSR) project that will impact over 90,000 youths across the country A statement explained that Project L.E.A.D (Leadership, Enterprise, and Academic Development) as it is fondly called, is carried out in partnership with Revamp Africa Foundation (formerly Project Revamp Africa), a non-profit organisation focused on youth development ... Read More »

Breaking:Bandits kill Niger village head, abduct 17 others

Breaking:Bandits kill Niger village head, abduct 17 others

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed the village head of Rumache in Kukoki ward of Shiroro local government area of Niger state, Mallam Ahmad Yakubu Rumache and kidnapped 17 villagers in four other communities in the local government area. The  bandits invaded the village at about 2 am on Friday. The bandits also dispossessed the villagers of their valuable ... Read More »

Sotitobire founder to remain in Prison custody over missing boy

Sotitobire founder to remain in Prison custody over missing boy

The Founder of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Prophet Alfa Babatunde will remain in detention of Olokuta Correctional Service facility (formerly known as Prisons) in Akure pending the issuance of hearing notice on a case of Kidnapping of one-year-old Boy, Gold Kolawole. The case was filed against him and five other members of his church. The Sotitobire Church founder was docked before ... Read More »

Court ‘reiterates’ sack of Ifeanyi Ubah from Senate

Court ‘reiterates’ sack of Ifeanyi Ubah from Senate

The continuous membership of  Ifeanyi Ubah as the Senator representing Anambra South senatorial District in the upper chamber of National Assembly was put under serious challenge on Friday following a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Kubwa, Abuja ruling ordering his sack. The ruling of the court was a reaffirmation of the earlier order the sacking the Young Peoples ... Read More »

Alleged N650m Fraud: Court Adjourns Trial of Akinjide, Others till Jan 17

Alleged N650m Fraud: Court Adjourns Trial of Akinjide, Others till Jan 17

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned until January 17, 2020 for continuation of trial in the alleged N650million fraud case involving Jumoke Akinjide, a former minister of state for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and two other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti The three are standing ... Read More »

Kwara Zone Customs Generates N568.8m

Kwara Zone Customs Generates N568.8m

By Adeniyi Adedeji, Ilorin The Nigerian Customs Joint Border Drill ‎Operations in the North Central Zone stationed in Ilorin has made seizure of banned items with duty paid values of N568, 763,380 within five months. Briefing newsmen in Ilorin yesterday, the Custom Zonal ‎Coordinator, Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba said the Custom’s Drill Operations was established on August 20, 2019 as ... Read More »

Court Revokes Bail of Abuja Property Developer

Court Revokes Bail of Abuja Property Developer

Justice D.Z Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, Jabi, Abuja, yesterday revoked the bail he granted Abuja property developer, Joseph Idoko, and ordered that he be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for arriving the court late. The EFCC is prosecuting Idoko on a five count-charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery and ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Entrepreneurs Key to Africa’s Prosperity – U.S. Consul General

Nigeria’s Entrepreneurs Key to Africa’s Prosperity – U.S. Consul General

U.S. Consul General, Claire Pierangelo, has reiterated the importance of Nigeria’s entrepreneurs to the continued growth of economies in the West African sub-region and the prosperity of the continent. Speaking at a one-day capacity-building seminar for the first cohort of U.S. sponsored Tony Elumelu Foundation alumni, Ms. Pierangelo noted that population trends in Africa’s largest economy will not only mean ... Read More »