Niger governor celebrates Gen. Abdulsalami at 78

 Rita Iliya Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has felicitated with former military Head of State, retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar on his 78th birthday. Bello in a...

Pastor Ituah Ighodalo’s wife, Ibidun, dies

Alao Abiodun Ibidun Ighodalo (nee Ajayi), wife of Senior Pastor of Trinity House Church, Ituah ighodalo is dead.   Though details of the demise of the former...

Kogi: Secrets of Bello’s triumphs

Following Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s ruling that Governor Yahaya Bello was validly elected at the November 16, 2019 Governorship Election and that...

Britain’s Prince Philip to celebrate 99th birthday in private

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband of 72 years, on Wednesday marked his 99th birthday . Philip, whose official title is the Duke of Edinburgh,...

Buhari, governors, others mourn ex-old Ondo Governor Olumilua

 Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja, Osagie Otabor, Akure, Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti PRESIDENT  Muhammadu Buhari, Governors Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), former Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko...

He was a servant-leader, patriot, says Tinubu

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the former governor of the old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua, as a...

Fayemi, Olujimi, others mourn demise of ex-governor Olumilua

Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Senator Biodun Olujimi, ex-Governor Ayodele Fayose among other prominent Nigerians have mourned the death...

Bye, bye Majek Fashek

Ace reggae star Majek Fashek died on Tuesday ending a tortuous career and life. Tributes have been pouring in, writes Assistant Entertainment Editor GBENGA BADA REGGAE...

Former NNPC chief Maikanti Baru passes on

The immediate past Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, is dead. Baru’s death was announced by the current GMD of...

Who is afraid of E-Money?

 Oladapo Sofowora If you are having a soiree and the compere mentions the name Emeka Okonkwo popularly known as E-Money, every attendee’s attention would be...

Clem Agba: Sunday Dare a thoroughbred professional, fine public officer

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, says the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr Sunday Dare, is...

President Buhari salutes Soun of Ogbomoso at 94, Edwin Clark at 93

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, the Soun of Ogbomoso, on his 94th birthday. According to a statement by Special Adviser...

Veteran Musician, Lagbaja Celebrates 60th Birthday

Veteran Nigerian afrobeat musician, singer-songwriter and percussionist, Òpátàmèdù popularly referred to as Lagbaja has been celebrated by his fans as he marks his 60th...

Popular Christian Evangelist, Ravi Zacharias, Dies At 74

Ravi Zacharias, popular Indian-born Canadian-American Christian evangelist known for his role in defending Christianity, has died at 74. Until his death in Atlanta, United States...

The man Gambari

Seyi Odewale Born on November 24, 1944, in Ilorin, Kwara State, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, an academic and career diplomat, was Minister for External Affairs between 1984 and 1985. He was...

Buhari extols Yar’adua’s transparent qualities

Bolaji Ogundele and Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja  PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has described the late President Umaru Musa-Yar’adua as a honest and sincere public servant. Buhari, in his...

Kano’s fallen topshots

KOLADE ADEYEMI, Kano Last weekend, residents of Kano State were thrown into panic with the death of many prominent indigenes of the state. The deaths,...

Raymond Dokpesi, seven other family members test positive for coronavirus

The founder of DAAR Communications, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, his daughter-in-law, and six members of his family have tested positive for coronavirus. This came three...

Fela’s drummer, Tony Allen, dies

Akpan Sunday Former drummer, composer and songwriter of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Tony Allen, has died at 79 in Paris. Allen’s death was announced on...

Group condemns media attack against Senator Oduah

A group known as Neighbour 2 Neighbour in Anambra North senatorial zone of Anambra state has condemned in its entirety the media attack against...
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