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Davido’s Fiancee,Chioma Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Davido’s Fiancee,Chioma Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Nigerian Afrobeats star Davido has announced that his fiance Chioma has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Chioma, according to Davido, recently returned from the United Kingdom with their baby. The baby tested negative, the singer said. In a series of tweets detailing the reveal, he stated that “he decided to take ourselves and our all close associates we’ve come ... Read More »

COVID-19: People in Presidential Villa not immune from happenings in the rest of the world – Presidency

COVID-19: People in Presidential Villa not immune from happenings in the rest of the world – Presidency

“Why do some people conjure nothing but evil? Why do they imagine vain things? In 2017, while President Buhari had his medical challenge, they were on orgy of negative wishes, misinformation, and disinformation. But God pulled a fast one on them. He brought the President back, as right as rain. Haven’t they learned their lessons?” Breaking news from Aso Villa ... Read More »

JAMB 2020: Matters arising

JAMB 2020: Matters arising

  By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 It is common knowledge that the JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION BOARD (JAMB) operations have improved drastically and dramatically since Prof. Ishaq Oloyede assumed the mantle of leadership. Improvements in administration – transparency, accountability and openness – has translated into zero-level tolerance for corruption, reduced examination charges, as well as handsome money into ... Read More »

CORONAVIRUS: The sound of a talking drum from Wuhan-China to Nigeria

CORONAVIRUS: The sound of a talking drum from Wuhan-China to Nigeria

By:Dr Audu Lucky Emmanuel Humans developed a wireless communication system long before cell phones were invented! In a time and place where roads didn’t exist, men went into deep in the forest to hunt and women walked long distances to gardens. They needed a way to be informed if something went wrong in town. Drums were used to send detailed ... Read More »

Participants At AMVCA Exposed To A Confirmed Coronavirus Case– Lagos Government

Participants At AMVCA Exposed To A Confirmed Coronavirus Case– Lagos Government

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi said on Tuesday that participants at the recently held Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award have been exposed to a confirmed case of coronavirus. The AMVCA 7 was held on March 14 at Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. Abayomi, who stated this in a string of tweets, advised all attendees to observe strict ... Read More »

RE: Ojudu’s Distorted Opinion of Ekiti State’s Development Under Dr Kayode Fayemi

RE: Ojudu’s Distorted Opinion of Ekiti State’s Development Under Dr Kayode Fayemi

  Our attention has been drawn to a distasteful interview published in the Tribune where Senator Babafemi Ojudu insinuated that the Fayemi Administration had not recorded any achievements especially in the area of industrialization and youth empowerment. It is curious that such would be priority for an aide of Mr President in the midst of this global pandemic that Nigeria ... Read More »

How I Survived my Coronavirus Ordeal-Arteta

How I Survived my Coronavirus Ordeal-Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has spoken for the first time about his coronavirus ordeal after revealing he has made a swift recovery from the illness. Arteta became the first high-profile figure in English football to be struck down by the virus, which prompted the Premier League to suspend fixtures.   Since then, several more players, including Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi, have ... Read More »

53 Garlands To Abiodun Akinlade, A Trailblazer, A Rare Gem – By Olayode Abdurasaq Oluwole

53 Garlands To Abiodun Akinlade, A Trailblazer, A Rare Gem – By Olayode Abdurasaq Oluwole

Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray!! To the glory of Almighty Allah, our mentor, Father, role model, Big Brother, Political Brand, A 3 times Honorable member of the house of Representatives and Baba Adinni of Yewa land–Alhaji Asiwaju Hon Abiodun Isiaq Akinlade , the golden Son of Ogun State politics – turns 53. Wow! I am so excited to celebrate this enigma and one of ... Read More »

Towards Routing Corruption, the Ravaging Scourge of Nigeria: The Need for Media Support – By Abdulwarees Solanke

Towards Routing Corruption, the Ravaging Scourge of Nigeria: The Need for Media Support – By Abdulwarees Solanke

A Special Report on Integrity in Nigeria It’s a crippling phenomenon. It’s a threatening infection requiring urgent exorcism. Corruption is a cankerworm in the Nigerian fabric that must never be tolerated if the nation must rise and thrive. What role for the media of all genres in this battle? In 2007, the first female speaker in Nigeria’s lower national legislative ... Read More »

From death sentence to freedom: The case of Ibrahim Ibrahim – By Maryam Kehinde Abdulazeez

From death sentence to freedom: The case of Ibrahim Ibrahim – By Maryam Kehinde Abdulazeez

“If I knew, I wouldn’t have travelled”, was a regrettable statement from Malam Ibrahim Ibrahim. Malam Ibrahim Ibrahim, a cleric and an indigene of Zamfara State travelled to Saudi Arabia in March 2017 for lesser Hajj also known as Umrah. Ibrahim never knew what will become of his fate as he left Nigeria for Saudi Arabia. Upon arrival at King ... Read More »

BREAKING: Court orders IG, DSS DG to release Sanusi from detention

BREAKING: Court orders IG, DSS DG to release Sanusi from detention

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, from detention in Awe, a town in Nasarawa State, where he was banished to following his dethronement on Monday. Justice Anwuli Chikere granted the interim order following an ex parte application moved by his lead counsel, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) on ... Read More »

Show of love to Baba Buhari at Argungu agric show – By Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu

Show of love to Baba Buhari at Argungu agric show – By Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu

It is a common knowledge that President Muhammadu Buhari is being loved, respected and venerated by vast majority of Nigerians. People of Kebbi State admired the President due to a number of reasons including his determination to economically empower Nigerians, diversify the nation’s sources of revenue, ensure food sufficiency and obliterate corruption in the country. Mr. President was at several ... Read More »

SAM OMATSEYE AND HIS COLONY OF HATCHET WRITERS

SAM OMATSEYE AND HIS COLONY OF HATCHET WRITERS

  By Obafemi Oluwadare The Nigerian Presidential election will hold in 2023 but the atmosphere is already charged with political activities, movements, meetings and political realignments across the country. The most noticeable of all the political activities is the recent travails of the diminutive and controversial suspended national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole who is battling for political survival. ... Read More »

Soyinka Carpets Ganduje : The Man You Thought You Humiliated is One Of The Greatest Reformers

Soyinka Carpets Ganduje : The Man You Thought You Humiliated is One Of The Greatest Reformers

Wole Soyinka, playwright and Nobel laureate, says Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, lack friends who could have advised him against the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi II.  On Monday, the government of Kano sacked Sanusi as emir of Kano, and also sent him into exile in Awe, Nasarawa state.  Reacting, Soyinka narrated how a monarch in his home state of ... Read More »

For Sanusi, it is a long road ahead –ByDare Babarinsa

For Sanusi, it is a long road ahead –ByDare Babarinsa

The Sanusi Lamido Sanusi saga has not ended but it has reached an important denouement. As the Emir of Kano, Sanusi was a leading member of the establishment. In the hierarchy among Fulani princes, he was second only to the Sultan of Sokoto, the direct descendant of Usman Dan Fodio, the Fulani revolutionary who led the war that ended the ... Read More »

Ahmed Joda Writes Sanusi Lamido, wants him to embrace future Challenges

Ahmed Joda Writes Sanusi Lamido, wants him to embrace future Challenges

Letter to my Son, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi My dear Son, As I write this letter I do not know your address. I am addressing it to you as my son, because I know you understand why. I got to know you when you were a very young person, a boy about to enter Secondary School Before then and, very importantly, ... Read More »

A noisome ‘troika’

A noisome ‘troika’

  By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 A proverb of our people admonishes us to tread gingerly because the ground under our feet has eyes. Be careful not to march on ground’s eyes, says the collective wisdom of our people! Or else, the repercussions are usually calamitous; which, then, is the Ifa or oracle that admonishes the chameleon to ... Read More »

Bode George’s un-win-able Tinubu war

Bode George’s un-win-able Tinubu war

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@atgmail.com 0705 263 1058 He who must destroy others to succeed must know that destruction awaits him at the gate of his (own) success – Nino Brown. PDP chieftain, Chief Olabode George, was recently reported as saying he would contest the 2023 presidency so as to stop Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from becoming the president of this ... Read More »

Deposed Emir of Kano not around when Allah  was distributing  diplomacy – By Alhaji Kunle Sanni

Deposed Emir of Kano not around when Allah was distributing diplomacy – By Alhaji Kunle Sanni

Tribute to deposed Sanusi Lamido – By Alh Kunle Sanni I am a friend  to SLS ( Sanusi Lamido Sanusi) since his MSSN ( Muslims Students Society of Nigeria)  days. Even if Abdullah Ganduje the naive  Governor  of kano  state did not  remove him, with his radical  approach  to life and the power  bestowed  on our Governors  by the constitution  ... Read More »